Barr: FBI’s Russia investigation based on ‘bogus narrative’

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ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr leveled blistering criticism at how the Russia investigation was conducted, saying Tuesday that it was based on a "bogus narrative" that the Trump campaign might have conspired with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Barr spoke to NBC News one day after the release of a Justice Department inspector general report that found problems with the FBI's investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, but also concluded that there was a proper basis for opening the probe and that it was free of political bias. Barr, a vocal defender of President Donald Trump, said he disagreed with the inspector general that the FBI had enough information to open the investigation and
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