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Justice Department holds meetings on Russia probe as Republicans push for classified records

WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice will host two unusual meetings for congressional leaders Thursday as Republicans demand classified records involving the use of a confidential FBI informant during the early days of the Russia and investigation.

Law enforcement and intelligence leaders have resisted turning over any documents involving the informant, reportedly a retired American professor living in England who met with several members of President Donald Trump's campaign.

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