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    FBI to Investigate Source’s Surveillance of Trump Campaign

    Republican lawmakers will get to review classified information about an FBI source after President Donald Trump claimed that the bureau had “implanted” an informant in his campaign for political purposes. According to the FBI, the source had informal meetings with Trump campaign advisers George Papadopoulos and Carter Page, whose contacts with Russia were under scrutiny. Some see the Justice Department’s agreement to share information with lawmakers as capitulation to political concerns, which puts the safety of a source — who has now been widely named — in danger.

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