DOJ Offers New Briefing as Lawmakers Dispute Trump Spy Claim - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Copy-DOJ Offers New Briefing as Lawmakers Dispute Trump Spy Claim

Posted: Updated:

The Justice Department says it will offer a third classified briefing for lawmakers next week on the FBI's handling of its Russia probe.

The briefings come as President Donald Trump has pushed the idea that the FBI used a secret informant to spy on his 2016 presidential campaign.

Trump-aligned Republicans are demanding documents. But three top Republicans who attended classified briefings on the subject last month, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, have said there was no evidence of a political spy.

The Department of Justice held the two briefings late last month amid reports that a longtime U.S. government informant approached members of Trump's campaign to gather intelligence on Russian efforts to sway the election.

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • NewsMore>>

  • Imminent Threat Of Dam Break at Washoe Lake Downgraded To Watch

    Imminent Threat Of Dam Break at Washoe Lake Downgraded To Watch

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:26:10 GMT

    UPDATE: Washoe County reports that the imminent threat of a breach of the Washoe Lake Dam has been downgraded to a watch. They said they are collaborating with partners to use varying sizes of rock to plug the leak.

    More >>

    UPDATE: Washoe County reports that the imminent threat of a breach of the Washoe Lake Dam has been downgraded to a watch. They said they are collaborating with partners to use varying sizes of rock to plug the leak.

    More >>
  • Interstate 80 Closure For Truck And Trailer Removal

    Interstate 80 Closure For Truck And Trailer Removal

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:04:11 GMT
    Courtesy of CaltransCourtesy of Caltrans

    UPDATE: The California Highway Patrol in Truckee has changed the time for the closure. I-80 will be closed eastbound from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m.

    More >>

    UPDATE: The California Highway Patrol in Truckee has changed the time for the closure. I-80 will be closed eastbound from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m.

    More >>
  • Reno Rodeo 4th Performance Results

    Reno Rodeo 4th Performance Results

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:02:59 GMT

    Jack Daniels night at the Reno Rodeo was all about the whiskey and action. Bill Tutor swept the competition tonight, taking first in bareback with an 83.5. Currently ranked No. 4 in the PRCA world standings, Tutor is one step closer to adding to his impressive 2018 record of seven wins.  

    More >>

    Jack Daniels night at the Reno Rodeo was all about the whiskey and action. Bill Tutor swept the competition tonight, taking first in bareback with an 83.5. Currently ranked No. 4 in the PRCA world standings, Tutor is one step closer to adding to his impressive 2018 record of seven wins.  

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.