Jim Hoft, founder of the far-right news blog The Gateway Pundit, called the Federal Bureau of Investigation a “disgrace” after it sent a memo warning that white supremacists posed the biggest threat of deadly violence at nationwide protests following a white Minneapolis Police officer killing George Floyd, a black man.
-Right Wing Watch; 6/11/2020
House Republican leaders were silent Thursday about the likelihood that their caucus may soon include someone affiliated with a group that the FBI has flagged as a potential domestic terrorist threat.
-Washington Post; 6/11/2020
New documents turned over by the legal team of former national security adviser Michael Flynn show an unnamed official preparing for the interview in which Flynn lied to the FBI by musing about whether the goal was “to get him to lie, so we can prosecute him or get him fired?”
Flynn’s legal team labeled the documents a “smoking gun” that indicate this was a perjury trap, and however likely Trump was to pardon Flynn, he appears even likelier now.
-Washington Post; 4/30/2020