Tag: FBI

James Comey Denies Knowing Clinton Law Firm Helped with ‘Pee’ Dossier: ‘I Don’t Remember the Name Perkins Coie at All’

In what could become a possible issue for James Comey, the former FBI director repeatedly stated in testimony to the House Judiciary Committee that he “never” knew the author of the infamous anti-Trump dossier had been retained to do his work by a U.S.-based law firm. The law firm in question, Perkins Coie, reportedly funded […]

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James Comey Admits FBI Was Still Probing ‘Pee’ Dossier Until Day He Was Fired

At the time James B. Comey was fired as FBI director, his agency was still attempting to corroborate claims made in the infamous, largely-discredited anti-Trump dossier, Comey admitted. In testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on Friday, Comey described an effort “to try to replicate, either rule in or rule out, as much of that […]

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James Comey: Firing Mueller Won’t End Russia Probe

Former FBI Director James Comey told House investigators in a closed-door interview Friday that he does not believe firing special counsel Robert Mueller would bring an end to the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election. “You’d almost have to fire everyone in the FBI and the Justice Department […]

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James Comey: ‘Would Bet My Life’ Mueller Conducting Russia Probe ‘Right Way’

Fired FBI Director James Comey told Congressional investigators he would “bet his life” that special counsel Robert Mueller is conducting his investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election “the right way.” “There are not many things I would bet my life on,” Comey told House Republicans in a closed-door […]

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James Comey Admits Steele Dossier Unverified Months After FISA Warrant Granted

The transcript of former FBI Director James Comey’s closed-door Friday interview with the House Judiciary Committee was released Saturday. An admission by the fired deep-stater appears to confirm a belief Republican investigators have held since President Donald Trump was elected to the White House: The FBI failed to adequately verify the anti-Trump dossier used to surveil Trump […]

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Alec Baldwin Wants to Lead ‘Coast-to-Coast Singalong of GOD BLESS AMERICA’ When ‘Trump Resigns’

Actor Alec Baldwin announced his desire to lead a nationwide “moment of silence” and then a rendition of “God Bless America” when President Donald Trump resigns from office. Alec Baldwin took to social media on Friday and insisted that Trump’s resignation is “imminent.” “When Trump resigns, and I believe that formality is imminent,” Baldwin tweeted, […]

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James Comey Declines to Answer ‘Many’ Questions During Hill Testimony

Former FBI Director James Comey refused to answer several questions during his closed-door interview with House investigators on Friday, according to a report. Fox News, citing several lawmakers, reports that Comey’s lawyers “instructed” their client not to respond to questions regarding the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants, and […]

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Jerry Nadler Vows to Shut Down House Probe into DOJ-Democrat Collusion

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the incoming chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, revealed Friday that he will end the Republican-led probe into decisions made by the FBI and Department of Justice during the 2016 presidential election. “Yes, [I will end it] because it is a waste of time to start with,” Nadler told reporters after momentarily stepping […]

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Report: Andrew McCabe Launched Obstruction Probe into Trump Before Mueller Appointment

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe reportedly launched an obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump prior to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller. CNN reported Thursday evening that in the days following Comey’s ouster in May 2017, McCabe, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and other leading FBI officials met to discuss how to curb […]

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Donald Trump Threatens to Declassify Documents if Democrats Go Down ‘Harassment Track’

President Trump, in an interview with the New York Post Wednesday, threatened that if Democrats launch probes into his administration, he will declassify documents exposing that the Obama Justice Department, FBI, and the Hillary Clinton campaign worked together to set him up. “If they want to play tough, I will do it. They will see […]

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Report: Friction Between Mueller, Manafort Teams Led to Plea Deal Collapse

Paul Manafort’s lawyers kept a joint defense agreement with President Trump’s lawyers even after they accepted a plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, which kept Trump’s team informed of the investigation and led to the plea deal’s collapse on Monday, according to a report. One of Trump’s lawyers, Rudy Giuliani, confirmed to the New […]

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1 year after Bijan Ghaisar death, family says facts not enough: ‘We want to know why’

WASHINGTON — For the family of a man who was shot by two U.S. Park Police officers, the wait for answers and accountability has stretched past the anniversary of his last breath. “My brother died a year ago today,” said Negeen Ghaisar, as she stood outside the U.S. Justice Department with family members Tuesday morning, […]

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House GOP Subpoena James Comey, Loretta Lynch

Former FBI director James Comey revealed Thursday morning that he was subpoenaed by congressional investigators and demanded a public hearing because House Republicans have previously engaged in the “leaking and distortion” of testimonies of other government officials. “Happy Thanksgiving. Got a subpoena from House Republicans,” Comey wrote. “I’m still happy to sit in the light and answer all […]

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Trump Wanted the Justice Dept. to Investigate Clinton, Comey, the Guy Who Took His Lunch Money in 3rd Grade… Everybody

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) The mafia president of the United States was reportedly shocked to learn that Department of Justice officials aren’t his personal hitmen who he can use to go after whomever he likes. According to the New York Times, if the dictator in chief (emphasis on dick) […]

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Conservatives Slam Judge for Blocking Genital Mutilation Charges

A federal judge is facing a public outcry after he threw out federal charges against several Muslims who are suspected of cutting girls’ genitals to minimize future sexual desires. “Outrageous,” said a tweet from Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a U.S.-based advocate, who was born in Somalia and underwent Somalia’s severe form of the Islamic practice, dubbed FGM […]

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Nolan: The DOJ Charging Julian Assange Underscores the Special Treatment of Hillary Clinton

The Department of Justice recently revealed that it is charging WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange for the dump of classified U.S. documents in 2010 — in stark contrast with the agency’s selective enforcement against Hillary Clinton, who had classified information on her personal email server left open to the world’s hackers. Thursday, the DOJ accidentally revealed […]

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Sessions: ‘Whole of Government Effort’ to Take Down Drug Cartel, ‘They Are in Our Crosshairs’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a press conference on Tuesday with officials from the Department of Justice, U.S. Treasury, and State Department to announce a “whole of government effort” to take down the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG). Sessions said the drug cartel is “one of the five most dangerous transnational criminal organizations on the […]

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Report: Christine Blasey Ford Ally Monica McLean Pressured Leland Keyser to Change Denial of Brett Kavanaugh Assault

Leland Keyser, the “best friend” of Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford, told FBI investigators in recent days that Ford associate Monica McLean had pressured her to change her denial of the alleged assault, which had hurt Ford’s credibility. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Keyser “told investigators that Monica McLean, a retired Federal Bureau of […]

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Schumer: Fears That FBI Would Be Limited From Getting All the Facts ‘Have Been Realized’

During a press conference on Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that fears that the FBI would be limited from getting all the facts in its investigation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh “have been realized.” Schumer said, “[W]e had many fears that this was a very limited process that would constrain […]

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White House: Final FBI Background Check of Brett Kavanaugh Is Complete

The White House confirmed Thursday the FBI had delivered the final supplemental background check into Brett Kavanaugh’s past and sent it to the Senate. “Senators have been given ample time to review this seventh background investigation,” White House spokesman Raj Shah said in a statement. “This is the last addition to the most comprehensive review […]

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Senate GOP Takes Steps to Prevent Brett Kavanaugh Report Leaks

The FBI’s seventh background investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is reportedly slated to be released to senators’ eyes only on Thursday morning. On Wednesday, Republicans laid out a tightly choreographed process to keep it confidential. The report as made available to senators consists of only one paper copy of the FBI’s official interview notes and other […]

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WSJ: White House Finds ‘No Corroboration’ of Kavanaugh Allegations in FBI Interview Reports

A Wall Street Journal report states the White House, after reviewing FBI interview reports regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s past, found “no corroboration of the allegations of sexual misconduct” against the judge. It is unknown whether the White House has concluded a full review of all FBI interview documents. The FBI is said to be […]

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