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FBI got inside a KKK group plotting a murder in 2015

By Jason Dearen | Associated Press PALATKA, Fla. — Joseph Moore breathed heavily, his face slick with nervous sweat. He held a cellphone with a photo of a man splayed on the floor; the man appeared dead, his shirt torn apart and his pants wet. Puffy dark clouds blocked the sun as Moore greeted another man, who’d pulled up in a metallic blue sedan. They met behind an old fried chicken shack in rural north Florida. “KIGY, my brother,” Moore said. It was shorthand for “Klansman, I greet you.” Birds...
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Capitol Police officer rejects Trump's claim about 'loving crowd' of rioters: 'I'm still recovering from those hugs and kisses that day'

U.S. Capitol Police officer Aquilino Gonell wipes his eye as he watches a video being displayed during a House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg/Pool via AP) A Capitol Police officer called Trump "pathetic" for claiming insurrectionists were a loving crowd. "I'm still recovering from those hugs and kisses that day," said Officer Aquilino Gonell. He added that Trump's comments were "insulting" and "demorali...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Trends, Fbi, Wyoming, House, Capitol Hill, Metropolitan Police, Donald Trump, Cheney, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Dunn


Matt Gaetz's future sister-in-law called him 'weird and creepy' and said he pressured an older man to date her when she was 19

Rep. Matt Gaetz and his fiancée, Ginger Luckey. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images The sister of Gaetz's fiancée posted TikToks this week calling the congressman "weird and creepy." Roxanne Luckey said Gaetz pushed an older friend to ask her out when she was 19. Luckey also said she was "not surprised" to learn Gaetz was facing a sex-trafficking investigation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Matt Gaetz's future sister-in-law has blasted the Florida congressman'...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Trends, Fbi, New York Times, News UK, Doj, Justice Department, Matt, Roxanne, Luckey, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz, Tiktok, Ashley Collman, Ginger Luckey


Bob Moses—Visionary, Organizer, Teacher—Risked His Life For Voting Rights

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. At a time when voting rights are under assault, it is important to remember the legacy of Bob Moses, a brilliant community organizer who died on Saturday at age 86. Moses was a key architect of the civil rights movement’s campaign to enlist Southern Black workers and sharecroppers to register to vote, a campaign that eventually pressured Congress to pass the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a momentous victory which in the d...
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Court orders US Capitol rioter to unlock his laptop ‘with his face’

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered a man accused of participating in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6 to unlock his laptop “with his face” after prosecutors argued that the laptop likely contains video footage that would incriminate him in the attempted insurrection. Guy Reffitt was arrested in late January, three weeks after he participated in the riot, and has been in jail since. He has pleaded not guilty to five federal charges, including bringing a firearm to the Capitol grou...
Tags: Security, Politics, Law, Washington, Articles, Tech, Cnn, Fbi, United States, Washington Dc, Password, New Jersey, Lawyer, Laptops, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U S Supreme Court


Rep. Eric Swalwell posted a heated text exchange with Tucker Carlson and said the Fox News host is 'losing his mind that I won't return his calls'

Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Rep. Eric Swalwell shared screenshots showing a missed call and text exchange with Tucker Carlson. The lawmaker declined to call the Fox News host, prompting Carlson to call him a "coward." Swalwell accused Carlson of telling lies about him and his family. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Eric Swalwell took aim at Tucker Carlson on Twitter Friday, sharing a screenshot of a testy text exchange the two share...
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A man in Texas told someone he matched with on Bumble that he attended the US Capitol riot where the FBI says he attacked police with a metal whip. They turned him in.

Taake is accused of attacking police with a metal whip. FBI A man in Texas was charged this week with breaching the US Capitol. The criminal complaint says someone who matched with him on the Bumble dating app turned him in. He is at least the second accused rioter to be arrested due in part to online dating. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man in Texas has been arrested after he boasted to a match on an online dating app about attending the January 6 insurrection from "...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, New York, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, US, Dnc, Trends, Fbi, US Senate, Online Dating, Bumble, Donald Trump


‘Night Agent’ Series Heading to Netflix From ‘The Shield’ and ‘Terriers’ Showrunner Shawn Ryan

Shawn Ryan, the creator of shows like The Shield and S.W.A.T., is heading back to Netflix for a new series. Ryan, who previously worked on the Baz Luhrmann Netflix show The Get Down, will serve as the showrunner of The Night Agent, an adaptation of author Matthew Quirk’s best-selling 2019 novel. Ryan is an incredibly talented writer/producer and this show has a compelling hook, so I’m excited to see how this one comes together. The Hollywood Reporter says Netflix has given a ten-episode orde...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, White House, Los Angeles, Fbi, Netflix, Cbs, Sony Pictures, Ryan, Oval Office, Hollywood Reporter, Shawn Ryan, Sony Pictures TV, Matthew Quirk, All Mankind


FBI says it got more than 4,500 tips on Kavanaugh, providing 'relevant' ones to Trump White House

The FBI disclosed that it received more than 4,500 tips on a phone line in 2018 as part of a background investigation into then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and provided "relevant" ones to former President Donald Trump's White House counsel.
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Democrats Raise New Concerns About FBI Background Check Of Brett Kavanaugh

The FBI said it had received 4,500 tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the White House counsel’s office.
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10 Things in Politics: Trump election probe is in trouble

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Trouble is brewing for a Georgia county's investigation into TrumpDemocrats are outraged over new details about FBI's investigation into Brett KavanaughThe US Olympic fencing team is in an uproar over the handling of sexual-assault claimsWhat we're watching today: The Olympics officially kick off wit...
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Democrats outraged after the FBI said it got more than 4,500 tips about Brett Kavanaugh - and referred the 'relevant' ones to the Trump White House

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Susan Walsh/AP Photo The FBI said it received 4,500 tips in 2018 regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The agency said they only interviewed ten people and that "relevant" tips were passed to Trump's White House. A group of Democratic senators accused the FBI of ignoring the tip line and are demanding more answers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of Democratic senators is asking for more answers after the Federa...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Fbi, Democrats, Biden, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trump, Wray, Sheldon Whitehouse, Tyson, Chris Coons, Cory Booker, Whitehouse, Kavanaugh


Democrats renew questions about FBI probe of Kavanaugh

By Eric Tucker | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI’s background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the White House counsel’s office. FBI Director Christopher Wray, responding to longstanding questions from Democrats, disclosed in a letter late last month that it had received more than 4,500 tips as it inv...
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FBI says it got more than 4,500 tips on Kavanaugh, providing 'relevant' ones to Trump White House

The FBI disclosed that it received more than 4,500 tips on a phone line in 2018 as part of a background investigation into then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and provided "relevant" ones to former President Donald Trump's White House counsel.
Tags: Supreme Court, White House, Cnn, Fbi, Donald Trump, Kavanaugh, Trump White House, Brett Kavanaugh


Dems Renew Questions About FBI Background Check of Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI’s background investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the White House counsel’s office.
Tags: Supreme Court, Senate, White House, Fbi, Brett Kavanaugh, FBI Background Check of Kavanaugh


FBI failed to fully investigate Brett Kavanaugh sexual misconduct allegations, Democrats say – live

Senators say FBI gathered over 4,500 tips but failed to follow them upNancy Pelosi rejects Jim Jordan and Jim Banks for inquiry roleWhite House in talks with CDC about updating masking guidance 6.01pm BST White House press secretary Jen Psaki just said there would be more from the State Department and the Treasury Department on the sanctions against Cuban officials later today. Background on that here. 5.56pm BST The White House’s daily press briefing is under way and commerce departmen...
Tags: Cdc, White House, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Fbi, US politics, House, State Department, US Congress, Jim Jordan, Treasury Department, Pelosi, Commerce Department, Gina Raimondo


Biden's domestic terrorism strategy concerns advocates

The White House is worried about white supremacists. But the FBI's dogged pursuit of Antifa and use of controversial tactics is...
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Every Trump campaign and administration official who has been indicted on federal criminal charges

Former Trump Inaugural Committee chairman Tom Barrack speaks at at a pre-Inaugural "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 AP Photo/David J. Phillip Tom Barrack is the latest former top Trump campaign official to be hit with federal charges. The former inauguration chair is charged with lobbying violations, obstruction, and false statements. Barrack, the 8th former Trump official to face federal charges, will plead not...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Fbi, Brooklyn, Donald Trump, Trump, Lincoln Memorial, Flynn, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Roger Stone, Stone, Mueller


Thomas Barrack told a UAE official that Trump considered appointing him ambassador to the country and 'give Abu Dhabi more power': prosecutors

Thomas Barrack, executive chairman, Colony Northstar, speaks at the Milken Institute's 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Trump considered making Thomas Barrack the UAE Ambassador, according to messages obtained by prosecutors. Prosecutors arrested Barrack Tuesday on charges of trying to influence US foreign policy on the UAE's behalf. Trump appointing Barrack would "give Abu Dhabi more power!" Barrack told a UAE official, ...
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Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman charged with multiple felony counts of illegal lobbying, obstruction of justice, and false statements

Tom Barrack. Reuters Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman, Tom Barrack, was arrested on seven felony counts Tuesday. He and two other defendants are accused of breaking lobbying laws, obstruction of justice, and making false statements. The conduct alleged in the indictment is nothing short of a betrayal" of US officials, the DOJ said in a press release. See more stories on Insider's business page. The chairman of former President Donald Trump's inaugural fund, Tom Barrack, was arre...
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Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman charged with 7 felony counts of illegal lobbying, obstruction of justice, and false statements

Tom Barrack. Reuters Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman, Tom Barrack, was arrested on seven felony counts Tuesday. He and two other defendants were accused of breaking foreign lobbying laws. Barrack was also charged with obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. See more stories on Insider's business page. The chairman of former President Donald Trump's inaugural fund, Tom Barrack, was arrested Tuesday and charged with seven felony counts including acting as an unregistered a...
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Trump says Gen. Mark Milley should be 'court-martialed' if he thought the former president potentially sought a coup

Flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (left) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, US President Donald Trump meets with senior military leaders at the White House on October 7, 2019. Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS Trump said that Gen. Mark Milley should be "court-martialed" if the reports are true that he feared a potential coup. "There was no talk of a coup, there was no coup, it all never happened," the former president said. Milley has been the chairman of Joint Chief...
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'This is really f---ed up down here': GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan called Mark Milley during the Jan. 6 riot and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators, book says

Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska. Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP Sullivan told Milley on Jan. 6 that a tentative plan to move senators by bus could present danger. Senators had already been rushed to a secure location within the Capitol after the riot broke out. Pelosi and Schumer later got on a call with Pentagon leaders to express alarm at the response. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. After Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska surveyed the harrowing scene at the Capitol dur...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Military, Gop, Alaska, House, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, Chris Miller


Judge slams a pair of pro-Trump lawyers for 'just repeating stuff' the former president 'is lying about' after dismissing election fraud case

President Donald Trump greets the crowd at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images A Colorado judge ticked off two pro-Trump lawyers for a failed case alleging election fraud. The case was dismissed earlier, but the judge called its lawyers to a hearing over frivolous suits. He asked them if it ever occurred to them that they may just be a "propaganda tool" for Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Colorado judge g...
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Charges Against Pair Cite Trump Unrest In Alleged Plot On Democratic HQ In Sacramento

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‘Extremely Disturbing’: 2 NorCal Men Charged With Plotting To Bomb Democratic Headquarters In Sacramento

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2 NorCal Men Charged With Plotting To Attack Democratic Headquarters In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Two Northern California men in federal court were charged with conspiring to attack the Democratic headquarters in Sacramento, the U.S. Department of Justice Northern District of California said on Thursday. Ian Benjamin Rogers, 45, of Napa, and Jarrod Copeland, 37, of Vallejo, began plotting an attack on targets they associated with Democrats after the 2020 Presidential election and attempted to gain support from an anti-government militia group, the DOJ said. Both men alle...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Fbi, Napa, Doj, Rogers, Democratic Party, Vallejo, NorCal, Roger, Copeland


The Capitol riot suspect pictured dangling from the Senate gallery has pleaded guilty and is ready to flip on others

The FBI used this picture in its documents against Josiah Colt. Feds say he joined people storming the Senate chamber at the Capitol on January 06, 2021. Win McNamee/Getty Images A man pictured dangling from the Senate gallery has pleaded guilty in the Capitol riot, per reports. Josiah Colt admitted to obstruction and will cooperate with feds against other accused rioters. He was also pictured sitting in what he thought was Nancy Pelosi's chair, court documents say. See more stories on...
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Top military officials feared Trump was planning a coup and discussed resigning en masse to avoid carrying out illegal orders, book says

Then-President Donald Trump and Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Mark Milley. Mark Wilson/Getty Images A new book details Trump's attempt to cling to power after the 2020 election. At one point, top military officials thought Trump was planning a coup, the book said. They reportedly discussed resigning en-masse if given illegal orders. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley and other top military officials feared that President Donald T...
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10 Things in Politics: Kamala Harris' toxic work culture

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Don't miss us: Newsletters are now coming from our new domain, @insider.com. Also, a friendly reminder to add [email protected] to your address book.Here's what we're talking about:Ex-Kamala Harris staffers have bad memories of a toxic culture in her past officesRepublicans are getting antsy about infrastructureAmerica's highest-r...
Tags: Florida, California, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Politico, US, America, Trends, Getty Images, Fbi, Gop, Michelle Obama, Mitch McConnell, Cia, Britney Spears



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