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In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne break down Attorney General Bill Barr’s decision to appoint U.S. Attorney John Durham as special counsel to investigate the origins of the Russia probe — possibly insulating him from being fired by the incoming Biden administration.

In the full episode, Preet and Anne discuss Barr’s assertion that DOJ has not found evidence of widespread fraud that could change the results of the election. They also break down unsealed court documents that revealed a DOJ investigation of a potential bribery-for-pardon scheme. 

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This podcast is produced by CAFE Studios. 

Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer

REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: 

28 CFR §600.7 – Conduct and accountability

Attorney General Barr memo informing Congress of Durham’s appointment as special counsel, 12/1/20

“Appointment of Special Counsel to Investigate Matters Related to Intelligence Activities and Investigations Arising out of the 2016 Presidential Campaigns,” Office of the Attorney General, 10/19/20

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