Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

Source: Fired Deputy FBI Director Took Memos, Notes About Interactions With Trump

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Andrew McCabe was fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions late Friday. On Saturday, Washington, D.C., tried to make sense of the latest developments in the seemingly never-ending Russia saga.

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Sessions Fires FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

Saturday, March 17, 2018

The attorney general has fired former FBI official Andrew McCabe only hours before he planned to retire with full benefits. Justice cited a "lack of candor," but McCabe says he's a scapegoat.

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Justice Department Fires Embattled FBI Deputy Director Just Short Of Retirement

Friday, March 16, 2018

Andrew McCabe was set to retire Sunday. On Twitter, the president hailed the move as "a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI - A great day for Democracy."

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Conservatives Mobilize Grass-Roots Activists To Promote Trump Judges

Friday, March 16, 2018

A conservative group funded by Charles and David Koch wants to mobilize activists across 36 states to play a bigger role in confirming President Trump's judge nominees to lifetime appointments.

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Koch-Funded Group Focuses On Lifetime Appointments Of Judges

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Americans For Prosperity, a conservative group, is pouring resources into energizing its grassroots activists in 36 states around the issue of confirming federal judges for lifetime appointments.

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40 Years Of Experience Walks Out The Door Of The Justice Department

Monday, March 12, 2018

Douglas Letter retired from the Justice Department after four decades of defending administration policies, no matter whether Democrats or Republicans have been in charge.

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DOJ: Sues California Over Impeding Immigration Enforcement

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

The federal lawsuit by the Department of Justice escalates a long-running battle between the Trump administration and state officials on matters from immigration to climate change.

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Justice Department Sues California Over Impeding Immigration Enforcement

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

The new federal lawsuit against California escalates a long-running battle between the Trump administration and state officials on matters from immigration to climate change.

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In His 9 Months On The Job, Special Counsel Robert Mueller Has Charged 19 People

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Less than a year on the job investigating Russian election interference, special counsel Robert Mueller has secured criminal charges against 19 people including five guilty pleas.

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Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation

Friday, February 23, 2018

The business partner of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has reached a deal with the special counsel's office. Manafort, however, continues to maintain his innocence.

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Mueller Brings More Charges Against Manafort, Gates

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The special counsel's office has expanded an earlier indictment against President Trump's former campaign chairman and his business partner.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Secures Another Guilty Plea

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller has secured another guilty plea, from a lawyer who lied to the FBI last year. But President Trump continues to attack the investigation, even as it intensifies.

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What Could Be Coming Next In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NPR's Embedded asks what the special counsel's track record could suggest about the road ahead for the special counsel, the White House and Congress.

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Mueller Investigation Secures Another Guilty Plea

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

This time, a lawyer who worked with Ukraine lobbyists Paul Manafort and Rick Gates is acknowledging he lied to the FBI. It's part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Grand Jury Indicts Russians Linked To Interference In 2016 Election

Friday, February 16, 2018

Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller's office says 13 Russians and three Russian entities took part in a broad information war against the United States.

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Director Of National Intelligence Says 2018 Midterms Are Potential Target For Russian Influence

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Senate intelligence committee held its annual Worldwide Threats Hearing on Tuesday. Many of the bosses of the intelligence committee were there as the Russia imbroglio and North Korea were discussed.

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Rachel Brand, Third In Command At The Justice Department, Is Leaving Her Post

Friday, February 09, 2018

Her departure is notable as she would be in line to replace Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is supervising the special counsel probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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In His First Year As Attorney General, Sessions Transforms Justice In Key Ways

Friday, February 09, 2018

In one year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has managed to transform the Justice Department in the areas of civil rights, immigration and drug policy.

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Unpacking The Reaction To Plans To Release The Nunes Memo

Friday, February 02, 2018

Plans to release a memo critical of the FBI probe of the Trump campaign is supported by the president and many congressional GOP but is criticized by Democrats and many in the intelligence community.

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FBI Prepares For Release Of Controversial Memo

Friday, February 02, 2018

The Justice Department and the FBI are preparing for the release of a memo that questions their impartiality in conducting the Russia probe. Meanwhile, the special counsel continues his work.

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