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James Comey’s Crosswise Hurricane

James Comey may have been right about Russia collusion after all. But instead of the Trump campaign, the alleged culprit was a member of Mr. Comey’s own team at the FBI.

McCarthy Savages Reporter for Defending Schiff, Swalwell

The question came after McCarthy had just announced he would reject House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries’ (D-NY) selections of Swalwell and Schiff to the Intel Committee and after the Republican Steering Committee placed Santos on two low-profile committees whose members do not have access to classified information in the way that Intel Committee members do.

Biden Could Stop Three Letter Agencies From Freely Spying On Americans. Why Won’t He?

Among the lesser-known holes in the Constitution cut by the Patriot Act of 2001 was the destruction of the “wall” between federal law enforcement and federal spies. The wall was erected in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, which statutorily limited all federal domestic spying to that which was authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Tucker Carlson Reveals Two Things McCarthy Should Do To Win Speaker’s Gavel

McCarthy failed to receive the 218 votes necessary to become speaker in three ballots before the House of Representatives adjourned for the day Tuesday. McCarthy offered concessions to more conservative members, agreeing to some proposals from the House Freedom Caucus Sunday, but failed to convince the holdouts.

Let an FBI Agent Lead the FBI

Can the FBI be reformed?

Starting with its interference in the 2016 election, each revelation of the FBI’s bad behavior—from running interference for Hunter Biden and lying to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to policing speech on Twitter—has led to accusations that the bureau has become too politicized and fed calls for its abolition. With the Republican House to be sworn in Tuesday, this question now moves from the fringes to Congress.