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Senators Call For Declassification of 9/11 Documents Related To Saudi Arabia

Several Democratic senators are asking the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI to declassify documents and intelligence about possible role the Saudi government played in the September 11 attacks. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, who is the chair of Foreign Affairs Committee, alongside with New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal…

FBI Reclassifies Congressional Baseball Shooter as ‘Domestic Violent Extremist’

The FBI has classified the 2017 congressional baseball shooter a “domestic violent extremist,” doing away with the “suicide-by-cop” theory many victims or witnesses said was unrealistic. The reclassification came after survivors pressured Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) to change the initial classification he made when meeting with FBI Director Christopher Wray. “Our intelligence and law enforcement…

Report: Boulder Mass Shooting Suspect ‘Previously Known to FBI’

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, the suspected gunman in a mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday, was reportedly previously known to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) because of his ties to another person under investigation. The New York Times reported Tuesday evening: “The suspect’s identity was previously known to the F.B.I. because he was linked…

Malcolm Nance: It Sounded Like Josh Hawley ‘Worried’ FBI Has Something on Him

MSNBC national security analyst Malcolm Nance claimed Tuesday on “The Beat” that Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) questions to FBI Director Christopher Wray during his testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee sounded as if he were “worried.” Melber said, “You have Republican senator Josh Hawley. He was the first Senator to join the Trump plot to get the…

GOP Senator Presses FBI Director Over Handling Of Alleged Hunter Biden Laptop

The chairman of a Senate committee pressed FBI Director Christopher Wray for details of the bureau’s handling of Hunter Biden’s laptop. Sen. Ron Johnson asked Wray whether the FBI has investigated both the contents of Biden’s laptop and the claims made by a Delaware computer shop owner who claims he turned the device over to…

FBI Chief: Chinese, Russian Hackers Pose ‘Very, Very Real Threat’ to Vaccine Research

FBI Director Christopher Wray told a House panel Thursday that foreign hackers, particularly from China and Russia, are trying to steal U.S. coronavirus vaccine research and testing technology and engaging in efforts to disrupt the government’s response to the ongoing pandemic. During a hearing on threats to America held by the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Xochitl…

Ex-FBI Counterintelligence Chief Facing Scrutiny Over Steele Dossier Briefing

August 16, 2020 7:44 PM ET Sen. Lindsey Graham revealed on Friday that now-retired FBI counterintelligence chief Bill Priestap provided a key briefing to the Senate Intelligence Committee in February 2018 regarding the primary source for the Steele dossier.  Graham has accused the FBI of lying to the Senate panel during the briefing by downplaying…

Democrats Who Pushed Kremlin-Influenced Dossier Want FBI Briefing On 2020 Foreign Disinformation Efforts

Congressional Democrats have requested an FBI briefing for all members of Congress regarding foreign efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election by spreading disinformation in order to influence lawmakers, according to a letter released Monday. “We are gravely concerned, in particular, that Congress appears to be the target of a concerted foreign interference campaign,…

DHS Report: City of Portland ‘Under Siege for 47 Straight Days’ by Anarchists, ‘Violent...

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf condemned the violence of mobs in Portland, Oregon that are destroying property and posing a threat to public safety in a report on the city’s condition posted on the agency’s website on Thursday. The wave of violence started as protests against the death of George…

DOJ, FBI Officials: Director Christopher Wray Did Not Withhold Brady Material In Mike Flynn...

April 24, 2020 7:53 PM ET FBI Director Christopher Wray did not move to withhold exculpatory evidence in the case of Gen. Mike Flynn, FBI and Justice Department officials now say. “The assertion that Director Wray pushed to withhold exculpatory evidence in the Michael Flynn case is 100% false,” DOJ Director of Communications Kerri Kupec…

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