Tag: FBI

HBCU Bomb Threats: Juvenile Facing State Penalties FBI Says

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty Questions regarding justice for HBCU Bomb threat victims are still lingering as we head toward the end of the calendar year.  Earlier this month, it was announced that the FBI has found the individual who they believe to be responsible for the majority of the HBCU […]

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Black Friday May be Dying, but Retail Workers Are Still Getting Assaulted

We may see a one-year uptick in Black Friday sales this year because Covid lockdowns are over and inflation has shoppers feeling more desperate than usual to find bargains. But even if we don’t, retail workers will have to contend with a rising tide of workplace violence. Increasingly pathological behavior by shoppers has been on […]

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FBI Offers Reward For Black Revolutionary Cheri Laverne Dalton, Who Has Been Dead Since 2019

NewsOne Featured Video Source: NurPhoto / Getty The FBI recently announced it was looking for Black revolutionary Cheri Laverne Dalton aka Nehanda Abiodun, who was charged in connection to a deadly armored-truck robbery in 1981, then fled to Cuba to escape prosecution. The agency is even offering a $100,000 reward for her capture. Unfortunately for […]

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“We” Don’t Have a Political Violence Problem. Republicans Do.

Rep. Paul Gosar, an Arizona Republican running unopposed this year, keynoted in February 2021 the annual white nationalist America First Political Action Conference and has touted it on Twitter—receiving, incidentally, no reprimand from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. After he sent video greetings to the same event this year Gosar claimed, preposterously, that it was […]

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John Durham’s Investigation Has Disclosed Corruption: His Own

Durham doesn’t need to do a report to show what an incompetent investigation looks like: His team modeled it. All these failures culminated, in Durham’s closing argument in the Danchenko case, in an outright lie about the Mueller investigation. “Reflect on how this came about,” Durham said, attempting to rationalize his own investigation to the […]

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DOJ asks SCOTUS to reject Trump plea for intervention on special master

The Justice Department on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to reject former President Trump’s plea to intervene in his legal battle and allow the special master to review the classified documents seized at Mar-a-Lago. Trump’s request to the high court comes after the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the Justice Department, siphoning off […]

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Congressional HBCU Caucus Presses DOJ, FBI Over Ongoing Bomb Threats At Historically Black Colleges

NewsOne Featured Video Morgan State University in Baltimore was among several historically Black colleges and universities across the nation that faced bomb threats this year. | Source: Baltimore Sun / Getty The efforts by federal law enforcement to hold someone — anyone — accountable for the ongoing spate of bomb threats against historically Black colleges […]

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The FBI Was Spying On Slain Ferguson Activist Darren Seals When He Was Killed, Mostly Redacted File Shows

NewsOne Featured Video Demonstrators protest in front of the police station on March 12, 2015, in Ferguson, Missouri. | Source: Scott Olson / Getty Darren Seals was one of several Ferguson, Missouri, activists who died violently and mysteriously in the years after they had been involved in protests over the 2014 police shooting of Michael […]

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Mike Lindell Says The FBI Seized His Phone At A Hardee’s Restaurant, Proving Once Again That Sometimes The Jokes Just Write Themselves

The summer was partly devoted to the blockbuster Jan. 6 hearings, in which a bipartisan House committee meticulously laid out damning evidence about Donald Trump. As the season winds down, it’s the Justice Department’s turn. Merrick Garland and team have sent out a flurry of subpoenas to Trump World cronies. Perhaps that’s why Mike Lindell […]

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Aretha Franklin Was Tracked By The FBI For Her Activism And Friendship With Martin Luther King Jr.

It goes without saying that being Black in the 1960s was not easy, and often led to fatal results for those who were outspoken. In a recently declassified FBI file on the late Aretha Franklin, it was revealed that she was extensively tracked by the bureau for her civil rights activism and close relationships with […]

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Trump Is Having a Nuclear Meltdown on His Sad Social Media Platform

In a 36-page filing released on Tuesday, the Department of Justice swatted away Trump’s flimsy defenses. They made it apparent that the former president’s attorneys had lied to them when they insisted that all classified documents had been returned and that Trump “lacks standing to seek judicial relief or oversight as to presidential records because those […]

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White House: US intel review of Mar-a-Lago docs ‘appropriate’

The White House said Monday it is not involved in the intelligence community’s damage assessment of classified documents recovered from former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate but said such a review is “appropriate.” “The White House is not involved in the damage assessment that the DNI is going to be conducting over these documents,” White House […]

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Donald Trump Is Increasingly Cornered, and Yes, This Should Terrify You

That, after all, is what Hitler’s brownshirts did. They were an explicitly Nazi Party militia. We saw that in an ad hoc way on January 6. That was a fascist militia that stormed the Capitol. It just wasn’t a standing one. If Trump is indicted, it is alas no longer farfetched to imagine that some […]

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Even A GOP Lawmaker Had To Admit Trump Should Have ‘Turned The Documents Over’

Did the person who finally took down Donald Trump wind up being Donald Trump? The former president seems to be losing control of the narrative concerning the boxes and boxes of classified documents FBI agents discovered all over the resort where he now lives. While folks like Jon Stewart aren’t ready to pop the champagne […]

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Jon Stewart Sure Doesn’t Think That Trump Is Going To Jail For Taking Classified Documents To Florida

Is Donald Trump about to belatedly get his comeuppance? That’s what a lot of people think. The former president’s attempts to spin his latest potentially criminal act — absconding with highly classified government documents, lying about returning them all, and storing them in places like magazines — hasn’t been going so well, and it might […]

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Surprise! There Are Apparently Secret Tunnels Under Mar-a-Lago — And People Have Some Thoughts

If the FBI needs to return to Mar-a-Lago to retrieve more classified material, they might want to head underground. In what is largely a matter of pure coincidence, a new book reveals info that has been staring the world in the face for nearly a century: Donald Trump’s Palm Beach home and golf club has […]

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Trump Is Drowning in the Mar-a-Lago Scandal

Trump and his inner circle also got badly caught out on a foolhardy bluff. At first, the former president’s legal team demanded the Justice Department release the warrant, apparently believing they could scandalize the operation by insinuating a lack of transparency. Their plan backfired when Garland agreed. The warrant (unsealed only three days after the […]

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Trump Has Been Raking In Up To $1 Million A Day Off His Supporters By Complaining About The FBI’s Mar-A-Lago Search

Donald Trump’s businesses may be in danger thanks to his legal woes, but even if things go from bad to worse, there’s always one money source he can turn to: his supporters. Since the FBI search of his resort home last week, the former president has been firing off one donation email after another. And […]

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The Guy Running Against Matt Gaetz Ran An Ad Suggesting He’s The Mar-A-Lago Informant

It’s the question currently haunting the GOP: Who is the alleged informant who ratted Donald Trump out to the feds? Last week, the FBI searched Mar-a-Lago, the resort where the former president now lives. Since then, Trump and his Republican cronies have raged and howled at federal agents investigating his potential crimes — and at […]

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Trump Is Scrambling To Find Experienced Lawyers To Help Him With The FBI Investigation Because No One Wants To Deal With Him

Donald Trump has spent his entire life avoiding comeuppance, but that streak may be coming to an end. He’s hopping mad that the FBI searched the resort he now lives in, throwing around one dodgy excuse after another — and helping inspire death threats against government agents the Republican party has long held up as […]

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Trump’s Republican Defenders Inexplicably Forgot to Expect the Worst

This inclination to avoid commenting was strategic on two levels. For one, many Republicans apparently considered it unwise to criticize Trump lest they become victims of his wrath, as many other anti-Trump Republicans became over the four years of his presidency. As for defending Trump when they agreed with him, there was another strong point […]

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Trump Has Offered To Help Put Out The Fire He Started (While Pouring More Gasoline On The Flames)

The FBI currently has a problem: Someone they’re investigating keeps saying things that inspire his supporters to threaten their agents. Donald Trump is furious that federal agents searched the resort he now calls home. Details on what they were looking for are currently hush-hush — it is an investigation, after all — but that hasn’t […]

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Rand Paul Has Conveniently Come Out Against The Very Law Donald Trump May Have Broken

Rand Paul hates government so much he got a job working inside it. The Republican senator, outspoken libertarian, and frequent Dr. Fauci punching bag is notorious for standing up to laws that may actually help people — unless they’re for his constituents, in which case he’s all for them. Now he’s conveniently come out against […]

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Trump is Being Investigated for Potentially Violating the Espionage Act

According to reports of the leaked contents of the FBI search warrant, former President Donald Trump is being investigated for potentially violating the Espionage Act. File photo by Getty Images Former President Donald Trump is being investigated by the FBI for potentially violating the Espionage Act, according to a copy of the search warrant used […]

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Conservatives’ Lies Are Getting Their Own Supporters Killed

What is most remarkable about Shiffer’s language is that it is somewhat unremarkable by the standards of contemporary right-wing discourse. He viewed the results of the 2020 election as corrupt and illegitimate, drawing upon lies spread by Trump and many of his Republican allies after the former president’s defeat two years ago. He framed his […]

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Biden’s new challenge is FBI’s Trump search

The White House has a new messaging challenge on its hands: Donald Trump.  President Biden, wary of appearing to influence the ongoing Justice Department investigation into the former president, doesn’t want to talk about the FBI search earlier this week at Mar-a-Lago. Democrats say that’s the right approach, but it means Republicans hurling accusations and […]

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‘Defund The FBI’: Republicans Are Really Losing Their Minds Over The FBI Raid Of Mar-a-Lago

NewsOne Featured Video Source: GIORGIO VIERA / Getty On Tuesday, we reported that the FBI raided Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, as part of an active investigation into Trump’s handling of White House documents. According to CNN, “The National Archives, charged with collecting and sorting presidential material, has previously said at least […]

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