PBS NewsHour

DOJ report finds Russia probe was appropriately opened

Clip: 12/09/2019 | 11m 22s

A long-awaited report into the origins of the Russia probe found no evidence of a political conspiracy against President Trump. But the Justice Department’s inspector general criticized the FBI’s handling of wiretap applications used in the early stages of the investigation. William Brangham reports and Judy Woodruff talks to John Carlin, former assistant attorney general for national security.

Aired: 12/09/19

Rating: NR

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