There was "no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information," a report said.
"This person appears to have followed the whistleblower protection laws and ought to be heard out and protected," said GOP Senator Chuck Grassley, indirectly rebuking claims made by President Donald Trump and his allies.
The Republican from Kentucky argued that it sends a "bad signal" as the Trump administration simultaneously tries to push through a new free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.
"I fully expect these tariffs to go onto the at least 5 percent level on June 10th," Mick Mulvaney said.
The trade deal requires approval of Congress, meaning Trump still needs to win over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the measure can pass—something tariffs with Mexico won't help. Now, even Republicans are expressing doubts.
"This important information further demonstrates the bias of the primary source of material that was the basis for the Carter Page FISA warrant," Graham told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz.
The confrontation with Republican Senator Chuck Grassley went viral this week after an Iowa woman demanded he defend his past votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
The Senate Judiciary chairman suggested Avenatti and Swetnick tried to "knowingly mislead the committee" during the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh.
Garrett Ventry, a communications aide to the Senate Judiciary Committee, denied the allegations.
Jared Kushner's decision to press forward with prison reform separate from sentencing reform has led to pushback on Capitol Hill.
Two long-anticipated appearances from the Facebook boss will happen this week, but can they help save the company from scandal?
Interviews of witnesses are done and the committee should begin releasing the transcripts, Grassley said.
When asked how long the process takes, Grassley responded: "Uh, it takes a long time."
A Democratic senator mocked Matthew Petersen after a disastrous session at the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent letters to Carter Page, Sam Clovis, Walid Phares and J.D. Gordon.
Senator Chuck Grassley says existing Senate guidelines must be updated because sexual harassment training is currently only voluntary for congressional employees.
Republicans called the proposal "backwards" and "cannibalistic, zero-sum scenario," while farm lobbying groups warned of serious consequences if President Donald Trump broke a promise to farmers.
The Senate Judiciary Committee had spent weeks negotiating to meet with Jim Rybicki and Carl Ghattas.
Grassley said the Office of the Special Counsel had to sign nondiscolosure agreements.
Senators Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham of the Senate Judiciary Committee detailed the information in a letter to new FBI Director Christopher Wray.
The best hope, in the view of some reformers, is that they have a better chance next time.