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  1. fbi kavanaugh investigation
    FBI Is Interviewing People Who Attended the Same July 1982 Party as KavanaughMeanwhile, Dr. Blasey Ford’s lawyers say the FBI still hasn’t interviewed her.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Flake Admits He Wouldn’t Have Rebelled on Kavanaugh If He Were Running AgainThe Arizonan’s brave act of bipartisanship was actually the lame gesture of a lame duck.
  3. kavanaugh investigation
    FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation May Be Designed to FailWe’re quickly finding out what happens when Kavanaugh’s friends and political allies control an investigation into his alleged sex crimes.
  4. the kavanaugh hearings
    Flake Forces Delay in Senate Floor Vote on Kavanaugh; Trump Approves FBI ProbeFlake supported Kavanaugh’s confirmation but successfully pushed for a one-week delay in the Senate vote pending an FBI investigation.
  5. the kavanaugh confirmation
    An FBI Investigation Could Become GOP’s Backup Plan on KavanaughAfter fighting an investigation of allegations against Kavanaugh, Republicans may need one to shore up his credibility and satisfy their own senators.
  6. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Trump Attacks Ford for Not Going to Cops in 1982Frantic efforts by aides to keep him from attacking Kavanaugh’s accuser failed as Trump lashed out on Twitter.
  7. fox news
    Trump Ordered the Release of Sensitive Intelligence at Sean Hannity’s RequestTrump reveals that he ordered the release of unredacted FBI text messages – over his advisers objections -– because “the great Sean Hannity” said to.
  8. DNC Mistook Cybersecurity Drill for AttackThe DNC told the FBI that hackers had tried to gain access to its voter database. Turns out, a local Democratic Party was running a drill.
  9. Trump Is Making the Department of Justice Into His Own Private Goon SquadHis purge is creating a chilling effect on law enforcement.
  10. Somebody Hacked a Democratic Opponent of ‘Putin’s Favorite Congressman’It’s a mystery, and nobody’s making accusations, but it can’t be good for Dana Rohrabacher that his pro-Russian views are getting fresh publicity.
  11. Why Trump Is ‘Obsessed’ With Revamping the FBI Building: 5 TheoriesMaybe he thinks FBI personnel deserve only the best. Or maybe he wants to shield Trump International Hotel guests from the hideous view.
  12. Cohen Made Tape of Trump Talking Payment to Playboy Model and the FBI Has ItAfter years as Donald Trump’s fixer, Michael Cohen is proving to be a problem.
  13. hush payments
    Cohen Made Tape of Trump Talking Payment to Playboy Model and the FBI Has ItAfter years as Donald Trump’s fixer, Michael Cohen is proving to be a problem.
  14. FBI Agent Peter Strzok Scorches GOP in Testimony Fit for Aaron Sorkin ScriptThe FBI agent explained that when he texted “we’ll stop” Trump in 2016, he was referring to American voters, not federal investigators.
  15. DOJ Report Confirms That the President Is a Dishonest Conspiracy TheoristThe Justice Department’s inspector general finds “no evidence” that the FBI was biased in its handling of the Clinton email investigation.
  16. Trump’s Lawyer Invited to Classified Briefing on Investigation of TrumpFor some reason, Emmet T. Flood was invited to an intelligence briefing on the role an FBI informant played in the probe into Trump’s campaign.
  17. Michael Cohen’s Shady Business Partner Just Decided to SnitchCohen’s longtime partner in the taxi trade appears poised to rat on him as part of plea deal. That could lead Cohen to do the same to Trump.
  18. Feds Jailed Gun Owner for Making Politically Incorrect Facebook PostsYou’ll never guess the color of his skin.
  19. fandom
    Is James Comey a Secret Beyoncé Fan?The former FBI director once sung one of her songs during an FBI briefing.
  20. Trump Is Pardoning Scooter LibbyNobody quite knows why, but Dick Cheney’s chief of staff is finally getting the pardon his boss unsuccessfully begged George W. Bush to supply.
  21. Will Michael Cohen Snitch on Trump?Cohen once said that he “would take a bullet” for the mogul. But is Trump’s longtime lawyer actually willing to go to jail for him?
  22. Comey Uses Trump Attack to Tease His Upcoming BookHe says Americans will be able to “judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not” very soon.
  23. 4 GOP Senators Call for Second Special Counsel to Investigate FBIRepublicans still suspect the FBI misused the Steele dossier, despite the dearth of evidence for that charge in Devin Nunes’s infamous memo.
  24. Rick Scott: The FBI Director Must Resign (for a Mistake He Didn’t Make)The (pro-NRA) governor says Chris Wray must quit because the FBI’s Miami field office failed to pursue a tip about the Parkland shooter.
  25. The FBI Just Foiled John Kelly’s Cover-upThe Bureau reveals it completed Rob Porter’s background check months ago — and that the White House knew about the abuse allegations last summer.
  26. Ron Johnson Is Very Bad at McCarthyismFor the second time in two weeks, the Wisconsin senator made up a wild conspiracy theory about the FBI — only to see it instantly fall apart.
  27. Trump Starts Live-tweeting Fox News 10 Minutes After Start of Intel BriefingIt seems Trump was following Fox News more closely than his intel briefing.
  28. Frank Rich: The GOP Has Become the Anti-Law Enforcement PartyTrump’s assault on Justice and the FBI merely heightens the party’s dangerous anti-government toxins.
  29. Trump Didn’t Unify the FBI by Firing Comey. He Demoralized It.Newly released internal FBI emails cut against Trump’s characterization of the agency’s morale.
  30. The Real Damage of the Nunes MemoThe integrity of the U.S. law enforcement system is under attack, and Trump may already be winning the battle.
  31. Carter Page Claimed He Was Adviser to Kremlin in 2013 LetterThis guy.
  32. politics
    Trump Reportedly Told Andrew McCabe to Ask His Wife What It’s Like to Be a LoserA true statesman.
  33. Trump Keeps Throwing Tantrums When He Remembers He Isn’t a DictatorNew reports suggest that whenever the Justice Department reminds Trump that it is not his private detective service, he flips out.
  34. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Opts for Early RetirementDonald Trump asked McCabe to tell him who he voted for in 2016. When McCabe refused, Trump asked for him to be fired.
  35. Republicans Are Using the Russian Playbook on the FBIPublicize decontextualized messages, add paranoia, create fake scandal.
  36. Trump Reportedly Asked Acting FBI Chief Whom He Voted for, Didn’t Like AnswerDuring his chat with Andrew McCabe, Trump also complained about donations to McCabe’s wife’s campaign, which he’s falsely linked to Hillary Clinton.
  37. FBI Chief’s Reported Threat to Quit Over Trump Pressure Is Weirdly EncouragingThe part where Christopher Wray resisted calls to fire his deputy, not Trump’s continued attacks on the FBI’s independence.
  38. FBI Reportedly Investigating Clinton Foundation for ‘Pay to Play’The Justice Department is also (reportedly) looking one last time for a prosecutable offense in Clinton’s emails.
  39. Trump Lauds Cops, Rips Immigrants and Media in Speech to FBIDespite his criticism of the Bureau, Trump received a warm welcome.
  40. FBI Agents Sending Anti-Trump Texts Is Not a ScandalIt’s just another pretext to quash the Mueller probe.
  41. drama
    These FBI Agents Called Trump an ‘Idiot,’ Said He Shouldn’t Be President“God trump is a loathsome human … omg he’s an idiot.”
  42. crime
    Hate Crimes in the U.S. Are on the RiseAccording to a new report from the FBI.
  43. Trump: FBI Must Arrest My Political Enemies (for Things That Aren’t Crimes)“The saddest thing is that because I’m the president of the United States, I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department.”
  44. extortion
    FBI Investigating Alleged Sex-Tape Extortion Plot Against Kevin HartThey’ve reportedly identified a suspect.
  45. Oh Look, Uber Is Under Federal Investigation AgainThe new investigation is over a secret software Uber allegedly used to track Lyft drivers.
  46. Man Accused of Right-Wing Bomb Plot Is Mentally Ill, Was Entrapped, Family SaysJerry Drake Varnell would have never tried to blow up a building without the FBI’s help, his family says.
  47. Right Wing Terror Plot Thwarted in Oklahoma CityThe 23-year-old would-be terrorist told an FBI informant that he “wanted to start the next revolution.”
  48. The FBI Raided Paul Manafort’s Home Last MonthRobert Mueller apparently convinced a judge that there was probable cause to believe Trump’s ex–campaign manager had committed a crime.
  49. politics
    Here’s Why Lawmakers Want the FBI to Review Ivanka Trump’s Security ClearanceThey want to know whether she disclosed her husband’s and brother’s meetings with foreign agents.
  50. FBI Director Nominee Says He Wasn’t Asked For LoyaltyChristopher Wray was pressed on FBI independence and the Russia probe at his Senate confirmation hearing.
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