Tag Archives: FBI

Grassley Says Calls To Defund The FBI Are ‘stupid’

Sen. Chuck Grassley

Robin Opsahl, Iowa Capital Dispatch U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley said Friday that Republican calls to shut down and defund the FBI were “stupid,” though he shared concerns about “political bias” in the agency. Many Republicans, including U.S. Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, Matt Gaetz of Florida and 2024 presidential …

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New House Weaponization Panel To Probe FBI, IRS, ATF

Rep. Jim Jordan

Jennifer Shutt, Georgia Recorder U.S. House Democrats on Thursday urged the GOP lawmakers running the new Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government to work with them on genuine oversight investigations that weren’t political or focused on leveling grievances. Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin said during the panel’s …

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U.S. Justice Department To Appeal Trump Special Master Order


Jacob Fischler, Louisiana Illuminator The U.S. Justice Department will appeal a Florida federal judge’s ruling this week appointing an independent arbiter to review thousands of sensitive materials the FBI seized from former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach residence, the department notified the court Thursday. Government prosecutors are also asking U.S. …

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Department of Justice Forms Domestic Terrorism Unit


The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday announced it is forming a unit to combat domestic terrorism as national security officials warn of a “persistent and evolving” threat of violent extremism within the U.S. Matthew Olsen, the assistant attorney general for national security, made the announcement as he noted that the …

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