Devin Nunes

Witcover: Trump, Giuliani declare war on the FBI

Witcover: Trump, Giuliani declare war on the FBI

After some early missteps, the new defensive team of Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani is engaged in a bold and brash attempt to stand the Mueller investigation into Russian election meddling on its head.

Embellishing on President Trump's repeated allegations of a "witch hunt" and a "Democratic hoax," they have pivoted from the central question of possible collusion between the Trump 2016 presidential campaign and the Kremlin to a major accusation of an FBI plot to oust the elected president.

It is an outlandish exercise seeking to cast the nation's chief law-enforcement agency into a mafia-like hit operation straight out of a gangland movie, with Mr. Trump as...

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