Devlin Barrett

Devlin Barrett


WashPost reporter covering national security. devlin.barrett@washpost.com cell/signal/whatsapp (202) 617-6330 1301 K St NW Washington DC 20071

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Happy Comey Day to everyone - when, 11 days before the 2016 election, the FBI announced it had reopened the Clinton email investigation, pushing down her poll numbers in key battleground states

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NEW: Trying to avoid the mistakes of 2016, FBI sends new letter to Congress saying it has ‘nothing to add’ to Ratcliffe’s remarks about Hunter Biden, Russian disinformation

violations of norms should be investigated by the inspector general

Terribly sad news. Pete and I sat hunched together at a desk in the DoJ press room for a while, and all day long I'd tell him to stop whispering and he'd tell me to stop yelling. He was a great reporter, great colleague, and great person

Meanwhile.... Trump weighs firing FBI director after election as frustration with Wray, Barr grows - The Washington Post

What, how do *you* get pumped up for a presidential debate?

Barr seeks to guide national police standards on use of force and officer conduct

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The Trump Justice Dept. has parachuted 5 different US Attorneys from around the country into various politically-charged cases in Washington, fueling suspicion and distrust inside the department

Portland reporter hit last night with less lethal munition hours after a judge ordered agents to leave press and legal observers alone

Key point: Source says Yates & Brennan made clear they'd contradict some WH statements. Next day, hearing canceled

uhhhh, why would his fb page identify him as the former attorney general of the united states, a job he definitely did not have?

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Scoop: McAuliffe PAC gave $467,500 to campaign of wife of senior FBI official who oversaw Clinton email probe @WSJ 

Federal agents in Portland - principally DHS and Marshals but unclear what other agencies are involved - won’t say who they are after firing an impact munition at a protester’s head, or grab others off the streets, or why. Have the rules changed for 1811s?

BREAKING: Rep. Schiff just said at this event that House Intelligence Committee will make a criminal referral to the Justice Dept later today on Trump booster Erik Prince for possibly lying to Congress

“What other country has judges?” — President Trump, not out of context

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