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FBI Asserting Its Independence, Pulling Away From Trump's Demands

Faced with a president who places a premium on loyalty, the FBI is gently asserting its independence. Donald Trump is seeking to pull the bureau into two of the most heated political controversies of his tenure: The probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the sexual assault allegations th

NEWSMAX.COM - 2018-09-20 07:48:36

The fight over reopening the FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh, explained

Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court nomineeBrett Kavanaugh of having sexually assaulted her in high school, says she wants the FBI to independently investigate her claim before she testifies in front of the Senate. Kavanaugh denies Ford’s allegations.

VOX - 2018-09-20 13:20:02

The FBI did investigate Anita Hill's accusation, and it took 3 days

September 3, 1991:Hill was first approached by the Judiciary Committee and was invited to provide background information on Thomas because she had worked with him, according toa New York Times article the following month, which cites a written statement from Hill that was sent to news organizations.

CNN - 2018-09-19 19:16:22

Collins: 'If We Need Additional Help From The FBI,' We Can Ask For It After A Hearing

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) on Wednesday said while she believes it “reverses the normal order of things” to ask the FBI to reopen its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Kavanaugh, in order to investigate Christine Blasey Ford’s claim of sexual assault against him, she would consi

TPM - 2018-09-19 18:46:34

'The Clock Is Ticking': 'Outnumbered' Reacts to Trump's Order to Declassify FBI Docs

The panel onOutnumberedon Tuesday reacted to President Trump'sordering of the declassification of documentsrelated to the FBI's probe of Russia during the 2016 election.Among the documents Trump ordered to be declassified, some have to do with a renewed surveillance warrant for Carter Page, texts be

FOX NEWS - 2018-09-18 19:28:27

How DOJ, FBI, and ODNI will go about releasing documents in Trump's declassification order

Washington (CNN)The Justice Department and the FBI are working with the Director of National Intelligence to prepare new declassified versions of documents related to the Russia investigation with redactions, which is part of the typical procedure, following President Donald Trump's highly unprecede

CNN - 2018-09-19 16:05:11

The FBI locked down a space observatory near Roswell in New Mexico over a week ago — and still no one knows why

Within hours, the observatory was evacuated, and one officer confirmed to the media that"the FBI had been there".


FBI investigating apparent homicide at USP Hazelton

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the altercation happened at around 11:30 a.m. The DOJ says staff immediately responded and separated an inmate and 27-year-old Demario Porter, who was fatally wounded. The name of the other inmate in the altercation and what occurred during the altercatio

WDTV - 2018-09-18 16:16:00

ABC: Dossier Was Stalled In NY FBI Office For Weeks After Russia Probe Launched

The Christopher Steele "dossier," which contains salacious claims about President Trump and his ties to Russia, was reportedly stuck in a FBI field office in New York for several weeks in July 2016, during the same time period that officials in Washington, D.C. had already begun looking into Trump c

TPM - 2018-09-19 17:24:00

Former FBI official Andrew McCabe has book deal

Andrew McCabe sues FBI and DOJFormer FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe is suing the DOJ, FBI for wrongful termination and defamation; Ed Henry reports.Just months after the publication of James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty," another former FBI official will take on President Donald Trump.

FOX NEWS - 2018-09-18 15:39:19

FBI: Brett Kavanaugh 'Allegation Does Not Involve Any Potential Federal Crime'

The Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday that the FBI will not investigate the sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.After refusing to participate in a phone call with Kavanaugh set up by Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), led by Sen. D

BREITBART - 2018-09-18 15:37:26

Trump says exposing FBI Russia 'hoax' may be 'crowning achievement' of presidency

"What we’ve done is a great service to the country, really," Trump told the outlet during an Oval Office interview. "In its own way, this might be the most important thing because this was corrupt."


Liberia Asks FBI To Probe ‘Missing Billion’ Saga

On Wednesday, September 19 the Ministry of Justice in a statement signed by Minister Frank Musah Dean, said that “the investigation is for the purpose of adequately accounting for all flows of monies printed and brought into the country between 2016 and 2018”.


Brett Kavanaugh: Could the FBI resolve the standoff over sexual assault allegations?

WASHINGTON - A California woman says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s. He denies it. The White House believes him. Senate Democrats believe her. Could the FBI break the deadlock? "They could assign 100 agents to this and be done in two days," said Tom Fuentes, a former FBI assista

USA TODAY - 2018-09-19 22:14:37

McQuade: When President Trump undermines the DOJ and FBI it ‘harms the public safety’

Barbara McQuade, MSNBC Contributor and Former U.S. Attorney, breaks downs the negative effects of President Trump bashing the DOJ and FBI: “He’s undermining their credibility and ability to keep us safe around the country. When a FBI agent knocks on a door in rural America trying to get information

MSNBC - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Anita Hill says it's "the right move" to have FBI probe Kavanaugh allegation

Anita Hill, the woman who testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, supports the idea ofasking the FBI to investigate the sexual misconduct allegationChristine Blasey Ford has made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

CBS NEWS - 2018-09-19 10:49:00

Trump calls FBI probe a 'cancer in our country,' vows to 'expose' it

President Trump denounced the FBI once again in an interview on Wednesday, describing the bureau’s probe into Russian ties with the Trump campaign as a “cancer in our country.” “I hope to be able to put this up as one of my crowning achievements that I was able to ... expose something that is truly

YAHOO! - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Kavanaugh's accuser calls for FBI investigation

Supreme Court nominee's accuser calls for an FBI investigation before she attends any congressional hearing. Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill.

YAHOO! - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Senate Republicans rule out an FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh.

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, told Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyersin a letteron Wednesday that it is “not the FBI’s role to investigate a matter such as this.” He also repeated his invitation for her to testify in an open or closed session scheduled for Mond

THE NEW REPUBLIC - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Trump says order to release FBI files may be ‘crowning achievement’

“What we’ve done is a great service to the country, really,” Trump told Hill.TVin an Oval Office interview Tuesday.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-09-19 12:53:58