An explosive report over the weekend claims to show that two alleged Capitol riot participants were actually government informants. The New York Times reported Saturday that “records, and information from two people familiar with the matter, suggest that federal law enforcement had a far greater visibility into the assault on the Capitol, even as it was taking place, than was previously known.”
The revelations come at a sensitive time for the FBI and Director Christopher Wray, who has insisted widespread problems revealed about the bureau's conduct in the now-discredited Russia collusion case have been fixed even as new revelations of misconduct come to light.
An FBI agent who helped ‘foil’ a plot to abduct Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer may have used his knowledge of the case to lend credibility to his private cyber intelligence company, newly filed court documents allege.
(The Star News Network) A Mark Zuckerberg-funded nonprofit, the Center for Election Innovation and Research, gave a virtually inactive Michigan nonprofit, The Michigan Center for Election Law and Administration, a $12 million grant in September 2020 for the putative purpose of helping voters figure out how to navigate the supposed complexities of mail-in ballots, as The Michigan Star reported in April 2021.
Video has surfaced of Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) speculating that the FBI might have known about plans for unrest at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, and allowed those events to happen. Johnson reportedly made the comments about January 6 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, a Milwaukee suburb, during a June GOP event.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer apologized Sunday after photos emerged that appeared to show her violating social distancing guidelines mandated as part of the state’s health order while at an East Lansing restaurant.
A petition drive in Michigan that is seeking to repeal a law that underpins many of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s restrictive COVID-19 executive orders has enough valid signatures to proceed up the chain that leads to the state legislature, which could drive the final nail in its coffin, documents show.