GOP lawmakers say their investigation found new irregularities in the FBI’s probe into Hillary Clinton’s emails. Congressional investigators say the FBI had found that a “sheer volume” of classified information was received and sent from the non-secure private server.
A new report claims former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos prompted the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. In the New York Times report released on Saturday said in May 2016, Papadopoulos was drinking at a London bar and spoke with a high-ranking Australian diplomat.
Democrats and mainstream media are accusing Republicans of discrediting the Federal Bureau of Investigation in order to de-legitimize the Robert Mueller probe. These accusations come as Republicans seek to learn more about potential anti-Trump bias of investigators and officials involved with both the current investigation and former Clinton server probe. However, Republicans in the House say they aren’t questioning the integrity of thousands of field agents across the country but the leadership at FBI Headquarters in Washington.
Three major U.S. cities are suing the Defense Department over failures in the background check system. San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New York City filed the lawsuit against the Pentagon in federal court Tuesday, saying it did not properly report crimes to the FBI.
Florida Congressman Francis Rooney is calling for a purge of the FBI amid accusations of partisanship. During an interview, Rooney claimed the American people are losing faith and trust in the country’s government agencies.
The House Intelligence Committee may file a report at the start of the new year alleging corruption within the FBI. One America’s Rachel Ribaudo has more as congressional republicans investigate possible partisanship within the bureau.
President Trump slams the FBI over its use of the infamous “dossier” as a part of its Russia probe. On Twitter Tuesday morning, the president referenced a report from the Washington Times that claims the FBI could not verify the claims made in the dossier, but used it any way as a part of its investigation into alleged Russian meddling.
GOP congressman Peter King speaks out on the alleged political bias of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.
Former green party presidential candidate Jill Stein avoids answering a question, regarding her 2015 meeting with high-ranking Russian officials in Moscow. The meeting included Russian President Vladimir Putin, and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.