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The FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement have been using driver’s license records to develop a facial recognition database, the Washington Post reported. Here’s what we know According to the Post report, the FBI and ICE have used photos from Department of Motor Vehicles databases in multiple states for facial recognition purposes. In addition, ICE
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The Justice Department’s investigation into the FBI’s surveillance of the Trump campaign has reportedly reached a last-minute “breakthrough.” At least one “key witness” outside the Justice Department and FBI recently began cooperating with the investigation, Fox News reported. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is investigating whether the FBI abused the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) attempted to perpetuate a false narrative about white supremacy and Muslim terrorists during a House Oversight Committee hearing this week. Unfortunately for the freshman lawmaker, Michael McGarrity, assistant director of the FBI’s counterterrorism division, promptly squashed her efforts. What happened? Ocasio-Cortez grilled McGarrity over why the Charleston church tragedy and Tree
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The FBI released a treasure trove of new documents related to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server on Friday, revealing, among other discoveries, that information from Clinton’s server was found on the dark web. The documents also reveal that hackers likely compromised Clinton’s server, a detail the government has not publicly confirmed, the
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein blasted the Obama administration’s handling of the Russia investigation, rebuked the mainstream media’s coverage of the investigation, and defended his role in the probe on Thursday, the first time Rosenstein has spoken publicly about the investigation since the release of the Mueller report last week. Rosenstein oversaw the investigation after
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House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) announced on Fox News Sunday that he is prepared to send eight criminal referrals to the Department of Justice related to the origins of the FBI’s counter-intelligence investigation into the Trump campaign, which later morphed into special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Nunes’ announcement came just weeks after
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Before special counsel Robert Mueller began his investigation into the Trump campaign, the FBI opened a counterintelligence inquiry to determine whether Trump was working against America’s interests on Russia’s behalf, according to The New York Times. The investigation was reportedly spurred by Trump’s May 2017 firing of former FBI Director James Comey, and subsequent comments
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In his recently released memoir, former FBI Director James Comey was highly critical of Rudy Giuliani, describing the former United States Attorney and NYC mayor as publicity hungry and lacking humility, while accusing Giuliani of using criminal cases as a public attorney to further his own political ambitions. In his book, Comey likened Giuliani, now
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Former FBI Director James Comey has questions to answer, after a report on Friday revealed he leaked at least two memos documenting his conversations with President Trump that contained classified information. Comey leaked at least two memos with classified information to his friend, former federal prosecutor and Columbia University Professor Daniel C. Richman, documenting his
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Republican lawmakers on Wednesday sent a slew of criminal referrals to Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a number of Obama administration officials and senior FBI employees for violations of the law in connection to the Clinton email and Trump-Russia investigations. Specifically, they sent criminal referrals to Sessions for: former FBI Director James Comey, former Secretary
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During a Tuesday interview with “Good Morning America,” former FBI Director praised Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, saying he learned a lot about leadership from the future Hall of Fame. “I admire LeBron James, and he’s probably about to find out I used to talk about him all over the FBI and say he illustrates what
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A federal judge on Monday ruled against allowing President Trump and his attorneys to review records the FBI seized last week from his personal lawyer Michael Cohen’s home and office before allowing federal prosecutors to review them. Instead, Judge Kimba Wood ordered federal prosecutors to assemble and index the seized records and give copies to
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President Donald Trump reacted to the torrent of leaks emerging from former FBI Director James Comey’s book, dismissing him as a “weak and untruthful slime ball” and a “proven leaker and liar.” “James Comey is a proven LEAKER & LIAR,” he wrote. “Virtually everyone in Washington thought he should be fired for the terrible job
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The Republican National Committee (RNC) bought the domain name “LyinComey.com” and launched the website shortly before former FBI Director James Comey’s scheduled book tour next week. The RNC website, LyinComey.com, features quotes from senior Democratic leaders—including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)—attacking Comey’s character during the 2016 presidential
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Left-wing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore penned a lengthy Facebook post this week taunting President Donald Trump and daring him to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. “Mr. President, it’s now been nearly 24 hours since the renegade prosecutor Robert Mueller illegally raided the offices of your PERSONAL lawyer, Michael Cohen — the PERSONAL LAWYER of the President of
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NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images by Charlie Spiering10 Apr 20180 10 Apr, 201810 Apr, 2018 President Donald Trump continued his frustrated rant against the FBI and Special Counsel Robert Mueller after the office of his personal lawyer Michael Cohen was raided. “Attorney–client privilege is dead!” Trump wrote on Twitter on Tuesday morning, decrying the investigation as “A
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AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais by Kristina Wong9 Apr 20180 9 Apr, 20189 Apr, 2018 The F.B.I. raided President Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen’s office on Monday, seizing records related to “several topics including payments to” porn-star Stormy Daniels, the New York Times reported. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had obtained the search warrant, after receiving a referral from
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NEW YORK — John McCain’s involvement in handing the largely discredited, Democrat-funded dossier directly to then-FBI Director James Comey helped to turn the anti-Trump document into a more urgent matter, according to a recently released book. It has not been clear why McCain delivered the dossier to Comey in December 2016. By then, the FBI
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Attorneys for Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub killer Omar Mateen, moved to dismiss the charges or declare a mistrial on Sunday night after the prosecution revealed on Saturday that Mateen’s father, Seddique Mateen, worked as an FBI informant from 2005 through the summer of 2016. According to defense lawyers, Assistant U.S. Attorney Sara Sweeney
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Maryland’s Great Mills High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning following a shooting incident in which injuries were reported. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene, which is described as “contained.” FBI and ATF agents are en route. NBC Washington reports that there were “multiple injuries” and the sheriff’s office is
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FBI officials responded to an explosion at a FedEx sorting facility near San Antonio, Texas, early Tuesday morning. One woman suffered a minor injury from the explosion that took place inside the sorting facility. The FBI’s San Antonio Field Office tweeted that they responded with special agents from the Houston ATF Field Office to an
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Austin police and EMS units responded to what they called a “Bomb Hotshot” call Sunday night. EMS officials tweeted confirmation of transporting two people with serious but “non-life-threatening” injuries. Shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday, the Austin Police Department tweeted it was responding to a “Bomb Hotshot call” on the city’s southwest side. Austin-Travis County
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