Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: FBI

FBI surveillance of Trump aide reflects flaws in secretive FISA system...

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified saying the FBI used false information to obtain approval to wiretap Trump campaign adviser Carter Page and raising wider concerns about the agency’s use of surveillance.

New report on FBI spying shows need for congressional investigation

The FBI is very good at finding reasons to spy on people.

Police don’t do a good job tracking hate crimes. A new...

A day after the FBI released its latest hate crime numbers, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights detailed the many problems with those statistics and what should be done to fix them.

Ex-cop sentenced after lying to FBI about bank robbery

A veteran Pittsburgh police officer who lied to the FBI about a bank robbery committed by his girlfriend’s son has been spared a federal prison sentence.

Report: FBI spying on social movements

It is well past time for Congress to shine light on exactly what’s taking place at the J. Edgar Hoover Building.

6th New Jersey police officer arrested in FBI corruption probe

Charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law, Daniel Pent faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

Can the new Congress keep intelligence agencies in check?

If we have broader concerns about power, accountability and the health of the republic, then we can ill-afford yet another Congress that fails in one of its most vital oversight responsibilities.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 5

Over 300 arrested at Senate offices during #CancelKavanaugh sit in, who talked to the FBI in the Kavanaugh investigation, Virgin Atlantic flies first commercial plane on recycled waste carbon gas and more.

Former FBI special agent: Restricted Kavanaugh probe is not a ‘real,...

John Mindermann on MSNBC: Republicans' restrictions on FBI probe eliminated "a vast majority of people who could have provided corroborating evidence, corroborating information."

Meet one of the sexual assault survivors who confronted Jeff Flake...

The women held open the elevator door, telling Flake, through their tears, that he was dismissing their pain.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?