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Participants carry an American flag during the 4th of July parade in Santa Monica, Calif. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Decked out in red, white and blue, Californians waved flags and sang patriotic songs at Independence Day parades across the state. Americans (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Major Cities Across U.S. Boost Security for July 4 Celebrations

Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies across that country have enhanced security measures and employed contingency plans to ensure the safety of Fourth of July revelers, even though the FBI has reportedly said there are no specific, credible threats facing the United States at this time.

According to Reuters, a man who discussed triggering a bomb during Cleveland’s Fourth of July celebration was arrested Sunday by the FBI after an undercover agent managed to meet with him. According to Stephen Anthony, the FBI’s head agent in Cleveland, Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts told him the following: “ “What …

FBI: Fourth of July Terrorist Attack Thwarted with Arrest in Cleveland

A Cleveland man named Demetrius Nathanial Pitts, who wrote online under the names “Abdur Raheem Rahfeeq” and “Salah ad-Deem Osama Waleed,” was arrested by the FBI on Sunday for planning a truck bombing attack in the name of al-Qaeda on the Fourth of July.

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 19: Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton laughs during the third U.S. presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center on October 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight is the final debate ahead of Election Day on November 8. (Photo by …

Goodlatte: Peter Strzok Refused to Testify About Any Talks with Fusion GPS

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) revealed that during his closed session interview with the House Judiciary and Oversight committees, former FBI official Peter Strzok refused to answer multiple questions, including whether he communicated with the author of the discredited anti-Trump dossier or with the firm paid by Hillary Clinton’s campaign to produce the infamous dossier.

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House Passes Resolution Demanding Rod Rosenstein Turn Over FBI Documents

The House on Thursday passed a resolution demanding that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein turn over all Justice Department and FBI documents requested by members of Congress investigating the FBI’s handling of the Trump-Russia investigation by July 7. 

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 28: U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (R) and FBI Director Christopher Wray (L) testify during a House Judiciary Committee hearing June 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on oversight of FBI and DOJ actions surrounding the 2016 election. …

Rod Rosenstein Brushes Off Recusal, Denies Mueller Leaking

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told House Judiciary Committee members Thursday it would be inappropriate to recuse himself from the Russia probe and pushed back against accusations of leaking by the Office of the Special Counsel.

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House Judiciary Panel Demands Rod Rosenstein Comply with Subpoena

The House Judiciary Committee approved a resolution on Tuesday demanding that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein turn over all requested documents regarding the FBI’s handling of the Trump-Russia investigation in seven days, or else face potential impeachment or contempt.

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IG Report: FBI Has Not Yet Destroyed Clinton Aides’ Laptops

NEW YORK — Contrary to widespread reports, the FBI did not destroy any of the evidence it collected in its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email probe, including the laptops of former Clinton chief of staff Cheryl Mills and ex-campaign staffer Heather Samuelson, according to the recently released report by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog.

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Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Escorted Out of Headquarters

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who sent text messages expressing bias against President Donald Trump, was escorted out of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s headquarters on Tuesday as part of disciplinary action, according to multiple reports.

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IG Report Questions Why FBI Did Not Investigate Huma Abedin’s Emails During Hillary Probe

NEW YORK — In its extensive report on the Hillary Clinton email probe, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog raised significant questions about why the FBI did not examine the contents of Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s private email accounts and did not seek to obtain Abedin’s personal devices to determine whether classified information was exchanged.

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump waves has he arrives for a campaign rally Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Former Trump Campaign Advisers: 2nd FBI Informant Contacted Campaign in May 2016

A Russian man who contacted the Trump campaign in May 2016 claiming to be an American citizen named “Hank Greenberg” and offering dirt on Hillary Clinton also worked as an FBI informant for at least 17 years, according to a private investigation undertaken by former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo.

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Powell: IG Report Reveals Need for Criminal Obstruction of Justice Investigation of FBI and DOJ

Not only is the IG Report rife with evidence of outrageous political bias and actions based on that, but it also reveals evidence that warrants independent counsel to conduct a thorough, criminal investigation of everyone involved in the farcical Clinton email investigation at the Department of Justice and the FBI for their conspiracy and obstruction of justice.

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IG Report: Page, Strzok Bypassed FBI Chain of Command to Covertly Brief McCabe on Hillary Probe

NEW YORK — FBI witnesses speaking to the Justice Department’s internal watchdog described an extraordinary system of communication set up between former deputy director Andrew McCabe and FBI official Lisa Page that bypassed the official chain of command to communicate important information about the agency’s probe of Hillary Clinton’s email server.