Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe sued the Trump administration, arguing that his firing was the result of improper political interference by the president. Then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions dismissed McCabe shortly before his pension would have vested.
The Justice Department won’t prosecute former FBI Director James Comey over his dissemination of memos detailing his encounters with President Donald Trump that contained classified information. Comey considered the memos personal documents, rather than FBI records.
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz told House committee leaders he will investigate the abrupt cancellation of plans to move the FBI from downtown Washington, D.C., to the suburbs. The White House was involved in the decision.
Sidney Powell, a former Justice Department attorney who has written extensively about overzealous prosecutors, has claimed that Flynn was spied on as part of a “set-up” by the FBI, and that his entire case should be “dismissed.”
One-time female FBI recruits accused the bureau of running a “good-old-boy network” at its training academy that discriminates against women, in some cases because of race and disabilities, and sets them up to fail. Women made up only a fifth of the 13,500 agents as of October.
Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe tells “60 Minutes” he authorized an investigation into President Trump’s ties to Russia a day after meeting with him in May 2017 out of fear that he could soon be fired.
The controversial lobbyist and political strategist was charged in connection with his communications with WikiLeaks, the organization behind the release of thousands of stolen Democratic emails during the 2016 campaign.