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For years now, President Donald Trump has claimed that the investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 election was a concentrated effort from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to undermine his campaign and subsequent presidency.

Now, the highly-anticipated review of the investigation's origins from Inspector General for the Justice Department Michael Horowitz—released Monday—has effectively debunked Trump and his allies' claims.

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In an ABC News interview aired Wednesday with President Donald Trump and correspondent George Stephanopoulos, the President stated he would accept information and interference from a foreign government in the 2020 presidential election. But after considerable backlash for his remarks, the President took to Twitter to try to provide justification.

When asked by Stephanopoulos if he would accept another meeting with representatives of a foreign government for help in the 2020 election or call the FBI, Trump stated:

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Former FBI Director James Comey testifies during a US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 8, 2017. Fired FBI director James Comey took the stand Thursday in a crucial Senate hearing, repeating explosive allegations that President Donald Trump badgered him over the highly sensitive investigation Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former FBI Director James Comey is one of the most polarizing political figures of the decade.

He's widely reviled by Conservatives for criticism against his former boss, President Donald Trump. Trump's decision to fire Comey while the then-FBI director was investigating Trump campaign officials' correspondence with Russia was seen by many—including Comey himself—as possible obstruction of justice.

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President Donald Trump is facing enhanced public scrutiny after reports that the FBI opened an investigation into whether the President was secretly working for Russia.

The news broke roughly around the same time that stories were published of Trump's effort to conceal conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin from his own staff.

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Brett Kavanaugh poses for photographs with Vice President Mike Pence and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) before a meeting in McConnell's office in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

As the confirmation hearing process for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee came toward its conclusion, one of Brett Kavanaugh's former Yale University roommates came forward. The roommate was Jamie Roche, CEO of a software company.

Roche stated Kavanaugh lied about his drinking habits in college. The Yale alumnus also said the FBI never contacted him for any of Kavanaugh's multiple background checks since they graduated.

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

While preparing for his confirmation process, Brett Kavanaugh—President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court—gathered endorsements from friends, colleagues and former employees.

However some of those people changed their minds after witnessing Kavanaugh's testimony or hearing the allegations against him.

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Brett Kavanaugh testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A Yale classmate of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's says Kavanaugh lied about his drinking while under oath during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. Charles "Chad" Ludington claims he often drank with Kavanaugh when they were in school together in the 1980s.

Ludington's full statement was published in The New York Times. We've outlined some key excerpts below.

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