Foreign electoral intervention

US Justice Department dropping Flynn’s Trump-Russia case

In an abrupt about-face, the Justice Department on May 7 said it is dropping the criminal case against President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, abandoning a prosecution that became a rallying cry for the president and his supporters in attacking the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation.

'Justice department opens criminal inquiry into origins of Russia investigation'

A U.S. Justice Department review of the origins of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is now a criminal investigation, a person familiar with the matter said on Oct. 24
The person, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, declined to say whether a grand jury had been convened in the investigation.

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