What is an inspector general?
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With a major report from the inspector general for the Department of Justice looming, eyes in Washington -- from President Donald Trump to the media -- are on the agency watchdog.

But what exactly is an inspector general, and why does this report matter?

What is an inspector general?

Put simply, an inspector general is a watchdog who is part of the government and simultaneously independent from the entity they are tasked with investigating. Somewhat analogous to internal affairs at a police...


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