For the past several months, Attorney General William Barr has been carrying out an inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation. That investigation looked into whether the 2016 Donald Trump campaign colluded with Russia. Republicans, and Trump himself, have claimed that the Russia investigation was a “setup” designed to frame Trump and halt his bid for the presidency.
But according to a Washington Post report on Wednesday, those suspicions have been debunked — by the prosecutor hand-picked by Barr himself to lead the investigation.
John Durham, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, has been leading the probe into the Russia investigation’s origins, even traveling overseas in an attempt to gather information discrediting the FBI’s efforts to discover whether there were links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.Full article