CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry

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The US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see how surveillance was conducted and naming a US attorney to oversee the investigation.

The investigation is examining intelligence and surveillance used during the Russia investigation that shadowed Donald Trump’s presidency for nearly two years. William Barr is working with the CIA director, Gina Haspel; director of national intelligence, Dan Coats; and FBI director, Christopher Wray, as part of the inquiry.

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Source: The Guardian
CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry