FBI

  • FBI Agent says his work has never been tainted with political bias

    An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias told lawmakers Thursday that his work has never been tainted by politics and that the intense scrutiny he is facing represents “just another victory notch in Putin’s belt.” Peter Strzok, who helped lead FBI investigations into Hillary...
  • Watchdog report to blame Comey, FBI for Clinton probe delay

    WASHINGTON — An upcoming report from the Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI leaders for not moving quickly enough to review a trove of Hillary Clinton emails discovered late in the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar with findings. The FBI’s timing has been a...
  • Ex-Georgia cop gets 18 months in prison; told drug dealer about FBI wiretap

    ATLANTA – A former Cartersville police officer was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison Friday for notifying drug traffickers that the FBI was conducting a court-authorized wiretap of their phones, authorities said. Bryson-Taylor Wayne Banks, 31, of Calhoun, will also serve three years of supervised release after his...
  • Majority of Republicans think FBI is framing Trump, poll shows

    A majority of Republicans believe President Trump is being framed by the FBI and the Department of Justice, according to a new poll. The Economist/YouGov poll shows 61 percent of Republicans believe the agencies are targeting Trump in the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
  • NCAA reforms should go further amid FBI hoops probe

    The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics supports recent reform proposals to the NCAA amid a federal corruption investigation into college basketball – but wants the NCAA to do more. The commission suggests changing the NCAA’s governance structure and additional financial regulations regarding coaches or school employees receiving outside income...
  • Russian MMA Fighter Linked to Trump Questioned by FBI

    A Putin-friendly Russian MMA fighter with ties to President Trump and his longtime attorney, Michael Cohen, has been questioned by the FBI, his manager said Saturday. Fedor Emelianenko was questioned by agents ahead of his heavyweight fight against Frank Mir on Saturday, according to manager Jerry Millen. “The FBI...
  • Report: Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe misled investigators

    The US Justice Department has delivered a scathing report to Congress accusing fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe of repeatedly misleading investigators. The agency inspector general’s report outlines an inquiry into Mr McCabe which US Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited when he fired him last month. The report claims...
  • JPMorgan reports its most profitable quarter ever

    JPMorgan Chase, the biggest bank in the US, reported its most profitable quarter in its 219-year history on Friday as Trump’s tax cuts, rising interest rates, and turmoil in the stock market added billions to the company’s bottom line. The bank reported a first-quarter profit of $8.7 billion, or...
  • Trump rips Comey as ‘untruthful slime ball,’ as former FBI director attacks president in new book

    Fired FBI Director Comey’s memoirs ignite firestorm James Comey also apologizes to Hillary Clinton. Jackie Ibanez reports on the latest. President Trump on Friday slammed James Comey as an “untruthful slime ball,” as the ex-FBI director’s upcoming book and accompanying tour raised anew salacious allegations about Trump first made in...