Representative Jim Jordan, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, demanded documents for an investigation into whether the government mistreated parents scrutinized after threats against school officials.
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Bias Played Part in F.B.I.’s Jan. 6 Failure, Documents Suggest
The F.B.I. appeared to be blinded by a lack of imagination, a narrow focus on “lone wolf” offenders and a misguided belief that the threat from the far left was as great as that from the far right, new congressional documents show.
With F.B.I. Search, U.S. Escalates Global Fight Over Chinese Police Outposts
Beijing says the outposts aren’t doing police work, but Chinese state media reports say they “collect intelligence” and solve crimes far outside their jurisdiction.
Former F.B.I. Agents Lodge Accusations of Bias Against Conservatives
Historically, the F.B.I.’s critics have come from the left. But the bureau’s array of inquiries into former President Donald J. Trump has turned the tables.
Internal Documents Show How Close the F.B.I. Came to Deploying Spyware
Christopher Wray, the F.B.I.’s director, told Congress last December that the bureau purchased the phone hacking tool Pegasus for research purposes.
China’s Covert Offensive Is Here. Are Democracies Ready?
The West isn’t nearly prepared enough for the scale and complexity of China’s all-of-nation covert offensive.
Trump Has No One to Blame but Himself for Drawing the F.B.I.’s Attention
As its history shows, the bureau is hardly a “woke” deep state mob.
Russia Election Threat Persists Amid War in Ukraine, Officials Say
Top F.B.I. and National Security Agency officials said that Iran and China also remained potent threats, mounting their own campaigns to undermine American democracy.
Havana Syndrome Mystery: Review Finds No Answers
Some officials remain convinced Russia is involved, but so far there is no evidence pointing to a particular adversary and no one has detected microwaves or other possible weapons.
Details on F.B.I. Inquiry Into Kavanaugh Draw Fire From Democrats
The F.B.I. said some of the 4,500 tips it received about Justice Brett Kavanaugh were given to the Trump White House, leading some Democrats to call the process a sham.
F.B.I. Is Pursuing ‘Hundreds’ in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Wray Tells Congress
In two separate hearings, the F.B.I. director and Pentagon officials answered questions about the failure to adequately prepare for and respond to the Jan. 6 attack.
Intelligence Chiefs Warn of Russian Troops Near Ukraine and Other Threats
Officials said that China’s push for global power posed a threat to the United States, and they dwelled on climate change, domestic extremism and more.
Confronting Violence Against Asians, Biden Says That ‘We Cannot Be Complicit’
Vice President Kamala Harris joined the president in forcefully condemning the killings in Atlanta. “Racism is real in America, and it has always been,” she said.
Whistle-Blower Says Credit Suisse Helped Clients Skip Taxes After Promising to Stop
A former bank employee contends that the Swiss bank continued to help American clients avoid taxes long after its 2014 plea deal with the U.S. government
Domestic Terrorism Threat Is ‘Metastasizing’ in U.S., F.B.I. Director Says
Christopher A. Wray condemned the Capitol riot and told the Senate Judiciary Committee that agents had opened 2,000 domestic terrorism inquiries in recent years.
How Trump’s Focus on Antifa Distracted Attention From the Far-Right Threat
Federal law enforcement shifted resources last year in response to Donald Trump’s insistence that the radical left endangered the country. Meanwhile, right-wing extremism was building ominously.
Inaugural Security Is Fortified in D.C. as Military and Police Links Are Eyed in Riot
Dozens of people in Washington on the day of the attack on the Capitol were said to be on a terrorism watch list.
Amid Riot Chaos, Some National Security Leaders Are Absent From View
The Trump administration’s response to the attack, incited by the president, has lacked broad reassurances to a country on edge.
Happy Thanksgiving to All Those Who Told the Truth in This Election
Civil servants, elected officials and judges did their jobs and protected democracy.
Trump Fires Christopher Krebs, Official Who Disputed Election Fraud Claims
Mr. Krebs had overseen election cybersecurity efforts, and had joined other officials in declaring the 2020 election “the most secure in American history.”
What Will Trump Do After Election Day?
Current and former Trump administration officials are worried about what might happen on Nov. 4.
Iran Is Behind Threatening Emails Sent to Influence Election, U.S. Officials Say
Both Iran and Russia have obtained voter information, the officials warned, but there was no indication that any votes themselves have been altered.
FBI Director Warns of Russian Interference, White Supremacist Violence
The testimony contradicted efforts by President Trump and other officials to downplay the threats.
Democrats Warn of Possible Foreign Disinformation Plot Targeting Congress
Democrats demanded an F.B.I. briefing. They were concerned about a potential Russian-linked effort to interfere in the election by using a Senate panel to advance smears against Joe Biden, officials said.
Dropping of Michael Flynn Case Heightens Fear of Justice Dept. Politicization
Across the country, rank-and-file prosecutors cringed at another extraordinary intervention by Attorney General William P. Barr.