The Department of Justice unsealed a criminal complaint against Xuehua "Edward" Peng for acting as an illegal foreign agent. The complaint alleges that Peng handed over U.S. national security information to officials from China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS). Extensive details of the FBI's counterintelligence investigation against Peng are also included in the complaint, which can be read here.
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The attempted indictment of former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe looks like a concerning abuse of power. We want to know why it happened.
The inspector general of the United States Department of Justice says that a witness to gross misconduct by the president of the United States has a duty to keep his mouth shut.
On July 23 at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled, ”Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.” The committee has called FBI Director Christopher Wray as a witness. A livestream of the hearing is available here and below.
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.
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.