Like last year, we’ve asked the FBI for the results of its internal climate survey. And once again, we’re going to court to get them.
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The former general counsel of the FBI writes that he has come to believe that the best approach for him regarding President Trump—the only approach—is love.
FBI Director Christopher Wray testifed on Tuesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee about the Bureau's Fiscal 2020 budget. The questions covered a wide range of topics, including law enforcement and intelligence challenges, Russian interference in the 2020 election, the Mueller report and Attorney General Bill Barr's characterization of lawful surveillance during the 2016 campaign as "spying." The full video is available below.
The Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Justice released a report detailing an audit of the FBI process that notifies victims of cyber intrusion. The audit's findings criticize the bureau for notification delays, incomplete data collection and shortcomings in victim engagement. The report is available in full here and below.
Roger Stone says that more than two dozen FBI agents executed a search warrant at his house. That’s generally consistent with the bureau’s standard operating procedure.
Some have suggested that a leak investigation conducted by the U.S. attorney in Connecticut is related to the FBI’s probe into Russian election interference. Let’s put that speculation to rest.
Although I find the president’s behavior shocking, I am not shocked, or at least not surprised, at the FBI’s investigative response.
Between Friday’s New York Times story and other earlier material, we might be in a position to revisit the relationship between the “collusion” and obstruction components of the Mueller investigation.
Robert Bowers, who murdered 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue, may face the death penalty for his heinous crimes, but he will not be held accountable for what he actually did: commit crimes of domestic terrorism.
The Unfinished Business of Information Sharing: Why the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division Belongs With DHS
The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) is an essential hub for bringing together federal and sub-federal data, and should therefore reside within DHS, given the latter’s role as the primary interlocutor between federal and sub-federal agencies.