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Acting AG Matthew Whitaker was spotted at Trump’s hotel hours after testifying to Congress about his oversight of the DOJ

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reacts as he arrives to testify before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2019.Joshua Roberts/Reuters Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was reportedly spotted at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC …

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Amazon and Hulu’s algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think

Amazon and Hulu feature &quotdocumentaries” about discredited and discriminatory conspiracy theories.Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Amazon and Hulu continue to host and algorithmically suggest conspiracy films. This comes as platforms like Roku and YouTube are removing conspiratorial accounts or preventing their search and recommendation algorithms from surfacing them. Experts warn that hosting …

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People are praising Jeff Bezos and calling him a ‘genius’ after he slammed the National Enquirer and accused them of blackmail in a shocking blog post

Jeff BezosREUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa In an extraordinary blog post on Thursday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the National Enquirer and its parent company AMI& threatened to publish intimate personal photos of the billionaire tech exec. According to Bezos, AMI allegedly threatened to publish the photos, unless he stopped his investigation …

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Roger Stone pleads not guilty to 7 counts of obstruction, false statements, and witness tampering

Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Washington.Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite Roger Stone pleaded not guilty to seven counts of obstruction, false statements, and witness tampering. Stone has struck a defiant tone since being arrested …

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Acting attorney general Matt Whitaker says he thinks the Mueller probe is ‘close to being completed’

Robert Mueller.Alex Wong/Getty Images Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker said he thinks the Russia investigation is “close to being completed.” The FBI has been investigating Russia’s interference into the 2016 election since 2016. Several associates of President Donald Trump have been charged by the special counsel Robert Mueller, and many …

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Roger Stone says he’d be open to talking about his conversations with Trump, and that could be a game-changer for Mueller

Joe Raedle/Getty Images The longtime GOP strategist Roger Stone said Sunday that he would be open to testifying about his conversations with President Donald Trump. The concession could help investigators piece together big parts of their inquiry into whether Stone served as a conduit between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks …

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DOJ veterans say Trump and Giuliani’s recent attacks against Cohen could rise to the level of criminal conduct

President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington.Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani’s recent spate of attacks against Michael Cohen ahead of his congressional testimony prompted Justice Department veterans to suggest they may face legal exposure for …

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Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign’s ties to the NRA during the 2016 election

Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses members of the National Rifle Association’s during their NRA-ILA Leadership Forum during their annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky on May 20, 2016.REUTERS/John Sommers II The special counsel Robert Mueller is said to be interested in the relationship between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the …

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William Barr made a telling comment about obstruction that foreshadows a legal minefield for Trump in light of BuzzFeed News’ report

Jacquelyn Martin/AP President Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee said this week that it would be a crime for the president to coach a witness to lie to investigators. William Barr’s statements have taken on a new significance in light of reporting that Trump directed his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to …

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