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Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on June 18, 2018.   -   Copyright  Chip Somodevilla Getty Images file

Along-awaited report by the Justice Department's watchdog rebuts President Donald Trump's depiction of the government's probe into Russian election interference as a politically biased plot against him.

The report also criticized parts of that inquiry.

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