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In what was perhaps the most momentous week in the Russia investigation so far, headlines were dominated by the release of a highly controversial memo by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee. The document's central claim is that the Department of Justice and FBI bypassed proper protocol when they sought a warrant to surveil Carter Page, a former adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign.
Earlier in the week, FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe announced that he was leaving the bureau, and Trump's former legal spokesman geared up to implicate a key member of Trump's inner circle in the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
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