Sadie Gurman, Associated Press Published 11:57 a.m. ET April 13, 2018 Washington – The FBI has announced a new leadership team that looks a lot like the old one. President Donald Trump and Republicans have criticized the FBI as institutionally biased against their party and urged Director Christopher Wray to clean house. But the executives announced Friday are longtime FBI employees with vast experience in the bureau’s highest echelons. They include David Bowdich as deputy director, a role he has held in an acting capacity since Trump foe Andrew McCabe stepped down and was later fired. Bowdich had been the No. 3 in the FBI, overseeing personnel, budget and administrative issues. He also led the bureau’s response to the 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California. He has already been tested in his new position, acknowledging to members of Congress that the FBI bungled a potentially life-saving tip about the gunman in the Valentine’s Day massacre at a … [Read more...] about As Trump attacks FBI as biased, new leaders are vets
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has announced a new leadership team that looks a lot like the old one.President Donald Trump and Republicans have criticized the FBI as institutionally biased against their party and urged Director Christopher Wray to clean house. But the executives announced Friday are longtime FBI employees with vast experience in the bureau.They include David Bowdich as deputy director, a role he has held in an acting capacity since Trump foe Andrew McCabe stepped down and was later fired. Bowdich was the No. 3 in the FBI, overseeing personnel, budget and administrative issues. He also led the bureau's response to the 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California.FBI appointments are routine in any administration. But Trump's attacks have put a new spotlight on the bureau. … [Read more...] about As Trump attacks FBI as biased, new leaders are veterans
DONALD Trump wanted FBI boss James Comey to investigate the infamous pee tape allegations — to reassure Melania, an explosive new book claims. The President wanted to prove to the First Lady that he hadn’t paid Russian hookers to urinate on a hotel bed, the ex-FBI chief claims in his upcoming book. “He brought up what he called the ‘golden showers thing’ … adding that it bothered him if there was ‘even a one percent chance’ his wife, Melania, thought it was true,” Comey writes in A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, a copy of which was obtained by the New York Post. “He just rolled on, unprompted, explaining why it couldn’t possibly be true, ending by saying he was thinking of asking me to investigate the allegation to prove it was a lie. I said it was up to him.” The conversation took place during the same private dinner on January 27, 2017, where Comey claims the president demanded … [Read more...] about Donald Trump ‘asked FBI boss James Comey to investigate golden-shower tape to reassure Melania’
Now that the FBI has raided the home and office of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, it’s time we have a talk about the Deep State.If you don’t know what the Deep State is then you’re obviously part of the Deep State, SO STOP READING THIS RIGHT NOW, TRAITOR!!OK, I think those rotten Democratic Deep Staters are gone and we can speak freely.We know, of course, that the liberal Deep State that lurks within our government is and always has been hellbent on destroying President Trump and preventing him from making America great again. And we know for certain that Deep State weasels fabricated the whole Russia HOAX and, quite likely, rigged the election so Hillary Clinton would lose, allowing Trump to win and be mercilessly persecuted by — you guessed it! — the Deep State. (It all tracks, believe me.)But this week’s raids on Cohen’s Manhattan office and hotel room confirm one of my long-held suspicions: The Democratic … [Read more...] about The Deep State is coming for Trump, and it’s using Republicans!
President Trump and the Kremlin have denied allegations that Russia and the Trump campaign colluded in the 2016 presidential election – but the probe into suspicions of Russian meddling is forging ahead. A special counsel was appointed to investigate potential wrongdoing more than one year ago, and the team has already brought multiple charges against people associated with the presidential campaign. Read on for a breakdown of what has happened in the Russia investigation thus far and what it means for the administration. What exactly is being investigated? Multiple investigators are looking into just how wide the scope of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election is and if the foreign nation had any interaction with the Trump campaign. Investigators are also looking at the financial ties between some Trump associates and the Kremlin. Who is in charge of the investigations? Robert Mueller was tasked to lead the Justice … [Read more...] about Trump and the Russia investigation: What to know