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‘WE DO NOT AGREE’: Durham Disagrees with IG Report on FBI’s Russia-Probe Origins

posted by Hannity Staff - 12.09.19

US Attorney John Durham publicly split with Inspector General Michael Horowitz’ recently released report on the FBI’s Russia probe Monday; saying his investigation includes “developing information from other persons and entities, both in the U.S. and outside of the U.S.”

“Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the Inspector General that we do not agree with some of the report’s conclusions as to predication and how the FBI case was opened,” U.S. Attorney John Durham said in a statement.

“I have the utmost respect for the mission of the Office of Inspector General and the comprehensive work that went into the report prepared by Mr. Horowitz and his staff,” Durham said. “However, our investigation is not limited to developing information from within component parts of the Justice Department. Our investigation has included developing information from other persons and entities, both in the U.S. and outside of the U.S.”

Attorney General Bill Barr also weighed-in on the FBI’s handing of the Steele Dossier.

“The Inspector General’s report now makes clear that the FBI launched an intrusive investigation of a U.S. presidential campaign on the thinnest of suspicions that, in my view, were insufficient to justify the steps taken,” Barr said in a statement.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Source: Fox News

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