Tag: Fbi

Trump National Security Adviser Shared Classified Information

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for national security adviser, who previously instigated chants of “Lock her up!” in reference to Hillary Clinton, previously shared classified information himself, according to a report from The Washington Post. Retired Army Gen. Michael T. Flynn “shared United States classified information with various…

Clinton Cleared of FBI Charges Again

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton will not face charges over newly discovered emails, FBI Director James Comey announced on Sunday. In a letter written to congressional committee chairmen Comey wrote: “Since my [October 28] letter, the FBI investigative team has been working around the clock to process and review a large…

FBI, Homeland Security Sued Over BLM Surveillance Records

A lawsuit has been filed against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for not releasing information regarding surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters and activists. The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center at Case Western Reserve University School…

Editorial: FBI Director Blows It in Race Speech

Originally published Feb. 17, 2015 In an unprecedented move, FBI Director James Comey addressed a crowd at Georgetown University on the racial tensions and culture of racial profiling amongst the law-enforcement community. But that’s where Comey made his mistake: He never acknowledged racial profiling as a cultural issue. Instead of…

Police Afraid to do Their Jobs, Says FBI Director

FBI Director James Comey attributed a recent spike in crime to police officers not doing their jobs because they are afraid of being caught on video doing something wrong an unfounded claim that sparked outrage in police officials, the Obama administration and the Justice Department. The “viral video effect” is…

Congressmen: Remove J. Edgar Hoover's Name from FBI Building

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced last week a bill to remove former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover’s name from an FBI building. “The civil rights we enjoy today are in spite of J. Edgar Hoover, not because of him,” Rep. Cohen said in a statement. “Yet, his name adorns one…

FBI Vastly Undercounts Police-Related Killings

By Michael Nam Gil C / Shutterstock.com Recent independent data from The Guardian showed that Black Americans were twice as likely to be killed by police than white Americans despite a major difference in population sizes. The Guardian’s ongoing effort to count this year’s police-related deaths and a report from…