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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. ‘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.
  14. Feds Jailed Gun Owner for Making Politically Incorrect Facebook PostsYou’ll never guess the color of his skin.
  15. fandom
    Is James Comey a Secret Beyoncé Fan?The former FBI director once sung one of her songs during an FBI briefing.
  16. 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.
  17. 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?
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Your Friendly Neighborhood Best Buy Geek Squad Is Even Friendlier to the FBIRepair technicians have a lot of incentive to search for illegal material.
  21. 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.
  22. The FBI Received a Tip on Nikolas Cruz Last Month and Failed to InvestigateThe tipster said Cruz had a “desire to kill people” and warned of a possible school shooting, the FBI says.
  23. FBI Received Tip About School-Shooting Threat on YouTube From Nikolas Cruz“I’m going to be a professional school shooter,” a user named Nikolas Cruz wrote in the comments of a YouTube video back in September.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. the national circus
    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.
  28. Nunes: Fine, the FBI Didn’t Lie, But Its Font Was Too SmallThe author of the famous memo scales back his accusation.
  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. roundup
    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. russia investigation
    Carter Page Claimed He Was Adviser to Kremlin in 2013 LetterThis guy.
  32. Nunes Could Accomplish the Hard Task of Making Himself Vulnerable Back HomeThe House Intelligence Committee chairman is from a pretty safe red district. But he’s going out of his way to paint a bull’s-eye on his own back.
  33. FBI Agent Accused of Fatal Anti-Trump Bias May Have Helped Him Win the ElectionDid Peter Strzok help tilt the election to Trump and then make up for it by inventing the Russia-collusion story? Probably not!
  34. politics
    Trump Reportedly Told Andrew McCabe to Ask His Wife What It’s Like to Be a LoserA true statesman.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. The GOP’s FBI Conspiracy Theory Just Got Even DumberLooks like the FBI wasn’t corrupted by a “secret society” of Hillary Clinton supporters, after all.
  38. the national interest
    Republicans Are Using the Russian Playbook on the FBIPublicize decontextualized messages, add paranoia, create fake scandal.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. Trump Lauds Cops, Rips Immigrants and Media in Speech to FBIDespite his criticism of the Bureau, Trump received a warm welcome.
  43. the national interest
    FBI Agents Sending Anti-Trump Texts Is Not a ScandalIt’s just another pretext to quash the Mueller probe.
  44. 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.”
  45. We Now Know FBI Agents Called Trump an ‘Idiot,’ But Not Why That’s RelevantWhile the text messages released by the Justice Department added fuel to attacks on Mueller, we still know little about their significance.
  46. Presidential Attacks on the FBI Are Losing Their NoveltyWhile ex–Justice Department officials were upset by Trump’s tweet that the bureau is in “tatters,” the general reaction was underwhelming.
  47. Trump Goes After FBI in Morning TweetstormHe called James Comey a liar again, among other accusations.
  48. crime
    Hate Crimes in the U.S. Are on the RiseAccording to a new report from the FBI.
  49. 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.”
  50. extortion
    FBI Investigating Alleged Sex-Tape Extortion Plot Against Kevin HartThey’ve reportedly identified a suspect.
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