At a panel on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act reform, fired FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe had a lot of excuses for why the FBI would abuse an American citizen’s constitutional rights.
Wray is expecting us to believe that FBI agents lied to a court because they didn’t have the right form. A normal court would consider his response an act of defiance towards its constitutional authority.
The appointment of a former official who served as an apologist for the FBI signals that the court isn’t particularly concerned about the civil liberty violations catalogued by Inspector General Michael Horowitz.
The former CIA and FBI director’s article is a symptom of how the establishment media has become the propaganda arm of an increasingly robust U.S. authoritarian movement.
The facts detailed in the inspector general’s report on federal spying abuses make clear that the entire anti-Trump investigation was tainted by partisan political bias.
While the world was still digesting the Xinjiang Papers, two more China-related intelligence information bombs were dropped the weekend before Thanksgiving.
The scale of the FBI program to pay informants is troubling and jaw-dropping. $42 million a year likely represents tens of thousands of criminals being paid to act as sources for the FBI.
The report covers 2012 to 2019, which includes the time-frame of the 2016 presidential election and entire tenure of former FBI Director James Comey.
Journalist Lee Smith’s new book, ‘The Plot Against the President,’ reads like a spy thriller, but it’s really a warning about how Trump-era abuses by intelligence agencies threaten to undermine American self-government.
Near-absolute power has corrupted the U.S. intelligence community so it now threatens our freedoms and ability to hold elections without interference from leaking and spying bureaucrats.
These questions are to remind audiences, particularly American ones that might be less aware of Israeli politics, to exercise healthy skepticism toward “bombshell” allegations when they appear just days before an election.
Michael Flynn’s new attorney filed a 19-page brief detailing prosecutorial misconduct and seeking sanctions against government attorneys for withholding evidence.
A deeper look provides a clue that the memo-leaking investigation may have been abandoned because it’s insignificant compared to the real reason James Comey needs to be held to account.
Contrast media’s present opposition to investigating intelligence agencies for spying on Americans versus their long persecution of these agencies for interrogating foreign terrorists.
Svetlana Lokhova’s complaint now raises the question of whether the efforts to spy on the Trump campaign date back even further, to late 2015 or early 2016.
As the media carry water for sources who selectively released information to perpetuate a false conspiracy theory, it is worth remembering other recent times they claimed that transparency would have devastating results.
Carter Page’s revelation that he remained in touch with Steve Bannon and others during the transition period and following Trump’s inauguration raises a much larger question.
When Barr testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he provided many clues to the wide-ranging scope of malfeasance the Department of Justice is now investigating.
Listen to Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discuss 2020, tariffs, and James Comey’s denial of spying.
The New York Times admitted on Thursday that the Obama administration deployed multiple spies against the Trump campaign in 2016, confirming recent comments by Attorney General William Barr that ‘spying did occur’ during the campaign.
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