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  1. what we know
    Top-Secret Documents at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago: What We KnowThe DOJ can once again access the classified materials seized in the raid, as Trump argues he can declassify docs by “thinking about it.”
  2. early and often
    Trump Demands Unconstitutional Do-over of 2020 ElectionAfter a dubious poll about Hunter Biden’s laptop, Trump is now blaming his loss on an FBI conspiracy — and his supporters probably believe him.
  3. justice
    Mar-a-Lago and the Never-ending Case Against TrumpWhat happens to the rule of law in purgatory?
  4. early and often
    Read the FBI’s Redacted Trump Search AffidavitOn Thursday, a federal judge in Florida ordered the release of a redacted version of the affidavit that prompted the FBI search on Mar-a-Lago.
  5. early and often
    Read The Unsealed Trump Search WarrantAgents removed boxes of documents with “top secret” information inside.
  6. the national interest
    What Is Really Unprecedented Is Trump’s CriminalityRepublicans are angry at the FBI, but they choose to yoke themselves to a flagrant crook.
  7. crime
    The Infamous FBI Informant Behind a 20-Fatality Limo CrashIt was the deadliest U.S. transportation disaster in a decade. The man behind it was one of the most notorious confidential informants in FBI history.
  8. politics
    FBI Raids James O’Keefe’s Apartment Amid Probe Over Ashley Biden’s Stolen DiaryAgents raided the Project Veritas founder’s home, as well as two other two locations linked to people who worked for the group.
  9. media
    Carlos Watson and Ozy Might Be in Real Legal JeopardyWatson just gave a chatty interview. But he is now speaking to regulators and prosecutors, too — whether he knows it or not.
  10. trumpworld
    Rudy Giuliani Is (Probably) ScrewedFormer prosecutors say he is in an excruciating legal predicament — and could very well flip.
  11. politics
    FBI Releases Inconclusive Report on Saudi 9/11 LinksBut some who represent survivors and victims’ relatives are nonetheless celebrating the declassified document as significant.
  12. the money game
    The High Priest of Cryptopia Regrets NothingIan Freeman could have been a bitcoin billionaire. Instead, he could go to prison for the rest of his life.
  13. crime
    FBI Snooped on Criminals Using Encrypted Messaging AppThe operation, which the FBI and Australian Federal Police have been running for nearly three years, led to hundreds of arrests across 18 countries.
  14. hate crimes
    FBI Data Shows Hate Crimes Reached Highest Level in a Decade Last YearHate-motivated killings were at their highest since the bureau began collecting the information in the early 1990s.
  15. vision 2020
    FBI Won’t Release Doc on White-Supremacist Terror Until After Election: ReportRep. Bennie Thompson fears the report is being delayed because it “probably would not be viewed favorably by this administration.”
  16. vision 2020
    Why Trump’s Obamagate Ploy Is Doomed to FailTrump’s base is already energized. So why is he focused on outlandish Obama conspiracy theories that probably mystify swing voters?
  17. jeffrey epstein
    FBI Reportedly Investigating Jeffrey Epstein’s Alleged ‘Madam’ Ghislaine MaxwellTwo law enforcement agents familiar with the case reportedly said Maxwell and others “who facilitated” Epstein’s sex ring are under investigation.
  18. surveillance
    The Russia Probe Was Justified — But the FBI’s ‘Failures’ Should Trouble Us AllWhile the DOJ inspector general uncovered no evidence of an anti-Trump “witch hunt,” the FBI’s shoddy surveillance practices must not be overlooked.
  19. russia investigation
    Inspector General Finds Russia Investigation Wasn’t an FBI Witch HuntYes, Michael Horowitz says mistakes were made in pursuing a wiretap on Carter Page, but no political bias in investigating the Trump campaign.
  20. the national interest
    Trump Follows Collusion Solicitation With Even Crazier DefenseNo one’s asking him to report everything he discusses with foreign leaders (or whales) to the FBI, just the offers of covert election interference.
  21. vision 2020
    Why the Story of Michael Avenatti Is a Lesson for Democrats in 2020Post-arrest, prosecutors will attempt to cast Avenatti as a grifter. But the real reason for his untrustworthiness was affirmed months ago.
  22. 25th amendment
    The FBI’s Aborted Plan to Remove Trump From Office Was DelusionalAndrew McCabe says the DOJ considered lobbying Trump’s Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment. That sounds undemocratic — but it’s really just dumb.
  23. donald trump
    Trump Asked the White House Counsel to Instruct DOJ to Prosecute His EnemiesDonald McGahn warned Trump this sort of thinking could get him impeached. But he didn’t listen.
  24. musical chairs
    Lindsey Graham to Become Senate Judiciary Chairman and Trump Point ManThe formerly independent Graham will now be the point man for Trump in a very sensitive position.
  25. politics
    Emails Show Trump Took a Special Interest in Plans for New FBI HQMaybe that’s because his D.C. hotel is right across the street.
  26. 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.
  27. kavanaugh investigation
    College Friend Goes to FBI With Tales of Kavanaugh’s Violent Drunken Behavior“I believe those lies should have consequences.”
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. the kavanaugh hearings
    How Will a One-Week Delay Affect the Supreme Court Confirmation Timeline?If it doesn’t change any votes, the delay for the FBI investigation may not matter that much to the GOP. But that could depend on election results.
  31. the kavanaugh confirmation
    After Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing, It’s Total WarAn exhausting, emotional set of hearings leaves one party doubting Kavanaugh’s sincerity and the other shrieking about a partisan conspiracy.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. cyber attacks
    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.
  36. the national interest
    Trump Is Making the Department of Justice Into His Own Private Goon SquadHis purge is creating a chilling effect on law enforcement.
  37. dana rohrabacher
    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.
  38. 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.
  39. Report: The Feds Have More Than 100 Cohen Tapes Related to TrumpMeanwhile, Trump allies are apparently considering the release of their own tapes that are “unflattering to Cohen.”
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. Michael Cohen Deletes Trump From Twitter Bio, Fueling Flip RumorsDonald Trump’s former “fixer” once called himself “Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump” on Twitter. No more.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. ‘Bigger Than Watergate!’: Trump Thinks the FBI Spied on His Campaign“That would be the biggest scandal in the history of this town, at least involving law enforcement,” Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Fox News.
  47. Feds Jailed Gun Owner for Making Politically Incorrect Facebook PostsYou’ll never guess the color of his skin.
  48. 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.
  49. 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?
  50. politics
    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.
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