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Politics Podcast: A Year Of Mueller

Embed Code <iframe frameborder=”0″ width=”100%” height=”180″ style=”margin:20px auto 25px;max-width:600px;” scrolling=”no” src=”https://fivethirtyeight.com/player/politics/23564474/”></iframe> It’s been just over a year since special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team takes stock of what he’s uncovered during that time and looks ahead to what could come next. The crew …

Prodded by Trump, FBI to look into complaint about its 2016 tactics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate “any irregularities” in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organization. Trump suggested on Friday that the FBI might have planted or recruited an informant in his presidential campaign …

Oliver North looks to recruit millions to NRA

Former Lt. Col. Oliver North speaks at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum on May 4, 2018, in Dallas. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images By ZACHARY WARMBRODT 05/20/2018 10:35 AM EDT Updated 05/20/2018 11:22 AM EDT 2018-05-20T11:22-0400 Incoming National Rifle Association President Oliver North said Sunday that he wants to expand the powerful group’s membership by millions as …

Trump says he will call for Justice Department to probe whether FBI surveilled his campaign for “political purposes” – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would demand that the Justice Department explore whether it or the FBI “infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes” — perhaps signaling the start of a showdown between the nation’s chief executive and its federal law enforcement apparatus. After several tweets railing against the …

Most runners dread training for races on treadmills. This Denver couple would rather do it indoors. — The Know

Brian and Monica Folts work out on treadmills at Colorado Athletic Club Tabor Center on May 16, 2018 in Denver. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post) Many runners revile training on treadmills so much they curse them as “dreadmills,” resorting to their grinding monotony only when it’s too cold, hot, snowy or rainy to brave the …