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Former FBI agent Clint Watts testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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How Russian Twitter Bots Pumped Out Fake News During The 2016 Election

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Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to the media about the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Traffic flows past Trump Tower in New York in November 2016. The Trump administration wants more time to produce evidence that then-President Barack Obama ordered surveillance on Donald Trump during last year's election. Trump says his predecessor ordered his "wires tapped" in Trump Tower. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Louise Mensch, founder of the political site Heat Street and a former member of Parliament, wrote about the FBI's investigation into activities by Trump campaign figures with ties to Russia. Stefan Wemuth/WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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To Boost Trump Wiretap Claims, White House Leans On Unlikely Source

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FBI Director James Comey has asked the Department of Justice to publicly refute claims by President Trump that then-President Barack Obama conducted electronic surveillance on Trump Tower in New York City last year. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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