In The News
June 13, 2024

House Republicans earlier this year decided to fully fund operations at the FBI. They may come to regret that decision, as new whistleblower documents suggest the bureau has been purging its ranks of agents who fail to toe the Democratic Party line.

Empower Oversight, a nonprofit advocacy group that focuses on assisting government whistleblowers, sent a complaint this week to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz regarding a 12-year FBI veteran who was pushed out of the agency.

“The¬†FBI¬†forced our client to forego years of additional retirement credits, health benefits, and employment opportunities for expressing views that are supposed to be protected by the First Amendment,” Empower’s president, Tristan Leavitt, wrote to Mr. Horowitz.

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