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FBI Memo Warns Pro-Trump Extremists Plan Armed Insurrections in State Capitols Across US

An agency memo states that "if Congress attempts to remove POTUS via the 25th Amendment, a huge uprising will occur."

Brett Wilkins ·

Months After Trump Declared 'Liberate Michigan,' 13 Charged With Plot to Kidnap Governor, Storm State Capitol

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been the target of right-wing ire this year over her stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Julia Conley ·

Merkley Calls for FBI Perjury Probe into Homeland Secretary Nielsen After Child Detention Memo Leaked

"Merkley deserves a ton of credit for his leadership here. This is good, honest, careful work in response to cynicism, cruelty, and lies."

Jessica Corbett ·

Will the FBI’s Kavanaugh Probe Be a White House Coverup?

If the FBI investigation is controlled by McGahn and limited to 4 or 5 witnesses, it is a cover-up and a sham

Miles Mogulescu ·

'This Incident Did Happen': Schoolmate of Kavanaugh Accuser Says She Recalls Hearing of Attempted Rape

"The FBI needs to interview this witness," declared Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.)

Jake Johnson ·

'Seems Like a Pretty Big Deal': Senate Democrats Refer Secret Document About Brett Kavanaugh to FBI

"Different sources provided different accounts of the contents of the letter, but the one consistent theme was that it describes an incident involving Kavanaugh and a woman while they were in high school."

Jake Johnson ·

Fired by Sessions, McCabe Calls It Retaliation for 'Events I Witnessed'

Former FBI Deputy Director, just two days from retirement, says termination by Attorney General Jeff Sessions was result of events he "witnessed in the aftermath of the firing of James Comey"

Jon Queally ·

'Shit Show of Dishonesty Across the Board': #MemoDay Sparks Wave of Critique

Critics unleashed ire at Republicans—including Trump, Ryan, and Nunes—while offering an array of informed context regarding the memo

Common Dreams staff ·

'Massacre in Slow Motion': Concerns Grow That Trump Executing Nixonian Purge

"Comey, McCabe, working up to Rosenstein and maybe Sessions or Mueller or both. All in the pursuit of obstructing justice."

Jake Johnson ·

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