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FBI Agents Association Warns Of Harm From Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The association that represents thousands of FBI agents warned Thursday that a partial government shutdown could cause laboratory delays, reduce money for investigations and make it harder to recruit and retain agents. The FBI Agents Association sent a petition to the White House and congressional leaders encouraging them to fund the FBI immediately. Friday will be the first day that the nearly 13,000 special agents will miss their paychecks. “This is not about politics for ...
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FBI agents warn of harm caused by partial shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The association that represents thousands of FBI agents warned Thursday that a partial government shutdown could cause laboratory delays, reduce money for investigations and make it harder to recruit and retain agents. The FBI Agents Association sent a petition to the White House and congressional leaders encouraging them to fund the FBI […]
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FBI agents petition Congress for immediate funding amid shutdown

The FBI Agents Association are petitioning Congress and the White House to fund the bureau as the government shutdown drags on.
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Bomb Scares Renew Domestic Terrorism Law Debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The package bombs sent to Democrats across the country and the killings of Jews at a Pittsburgh synagogue may seem like clear-cut cases of terrorism. But the suspects will almost certainly never face terrorism charges. The reason: There’s no domestic terrorism law. Whether there should be one is a matter of debate. On one hand, there’s the belief that white supremacists who kill for ideology should get the same terrorism label as Islamic State group supporters. On the other, ...
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FBI Agents Association Decries ‘Partisan Politics’ After Release Of Nunes Memo

The FBI Agents Association decried what it called the distraction of congressional “partisan politics” after a House GOP memo alleging anti-Trump bias at the bureau was released Friday afternoon.“The American people should know that they continue to be well-served by the world’s preeminent law enforcement agency,” FBIAA president Tom O’Connor said in a statement. “FBI Special Agents have not, and will not, allow partisan politics to distract us from our solemn commitment to our mission.” Read Mo...
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FBI Agents Association Sees Increased Donations As Special Counsel Criticism Continues

President Trump and Congressional Republicans are continuing a campaign to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller. In response, the FBI Agents Association has seen an uptick in donations.
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Comey, FBI fire back after Trump criticism

The FBI Agents Association and former government officials responded to President Trump after he slammed the agency and former FBI Director James Comey on Twitter.
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Top Candidates To Replace Comey At FBI Are Deeply Compromised

This weekend, the Attorney General began interviewing candidates to replace FBI Director James Comey—who was fired last week by President Donald Trump. Because whomever replaces Comey at the agency will inherit the investigation into Russian interference in 2016 election, which includes allegations of possible coordination between Trump associates and Russian interests, lawmakers in both parties have called for the nomination of a non-partisan, independent figure to lead the FBI. Yet some top ca...
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FBI Agents Association President Reacts To James Comey's Firing

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Thomas O'Connor, president of the FBI Agents Association, about President Trump's surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey.
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