Friday, June 5, 2020

Tag: FBI

The McCabe firing and the Ghost of Joe McCarthy: One more...

America will triumph over Trump. Beatitude or platitude?

Former CIA Director attacks President Trump on Twitter

"You may scapegoat Andy McCabe, but you will not destroy America… America will triumph over you.”

Yes, the president must testify

If he testifies, his legal risk will be extremely serious. If he refuses — or tries to escape by firing Mueller — his political risk will be equally grave. 

Useful idiots vs. the FBI

Trump himself has led an unrelenting assault on the bureau, with his trademark screeching tweets and verbal outbursts, repeatedly suggesting that the nation's premier law enforcement agency is "tainted."

After learning that FBI deputy director plans to retire, Trump escalates...

Republicans, especially President Trump, have consistently escalated their criticism of the bureau during its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Trump’s most damning legacy

By saying and doing whatever he believes it takes for him to come out on top, Donald Trump has abused the trust we place in a president to preserve and protect the nation’s capacity for self-government.

Why George Papadopoulos is Trump’s new nightmare

It's not the indictment of his former campaign manager that Trump should worry about. It's what we're learning about his little-known foreign policy aide, George Papadopoulos.

NationofChange’s Zach D Roberts questions FBI on De’Andre Harris attack investigation

“In over a decade of witnessing and documenting Ferguson, OWS, and more this was the first time I witnessed a complete lack of care from law enforcement agencies.”

Trump called for acting FBI director’s removal the same day agents...

The news was confirmed by Manafort’s spokesman via Twitter.

Why Bob Mueller is no Ken Starr

The legacy of the Starr investigation could still provide guidance to both the special counsel and the White House.

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American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Diabetic Dies in Jail After Police Refuse to Give Him Insulin

Pemiscot County sheriff’s deputies allegedly refused to give Michael Robinson medical treatment until he became too weak to hold up his own head. Robinson later died, prompting an investigation into his time in jail.

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”
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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Organizing the rich or the poor?

Which America will be ours after the pandemic?