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GOP Access to FBI Files Rattles Agents Caught in Political Fight

  • Sensitive sources or material may be exposed, agents say
  • Republicans question FBI amid probe into Russian collusion
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Bloomberg’s Greg Farrell reports on the DOJ’s decision on access to FBI investigation documents.(Source: Bloomberg)
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The Justice Department’s decision to give congressional Republicans access to documents about FBI investigations risks exposing sensitive sources or material and poses a critical early test for bureau Director Christopher Wray, current and former U.S. law enforcement officials say.

Some officials view the department as capitulating to a small group of Republicans who are intent on helping President Donald Trump undermine the integrity of the FBI and, by extension, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether Trump or any of his associates helped Russia interfere in the 2016 election.