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Widespread FBI Abuses May Lead To New ‘Church Committee’

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  • From the Russia collusion hoax to the unprecedented raid on Mar-a-Lago, the FBI often appears to be out of control in its attacks on civil liberties.
  • That has prompted many influential figures in Washington to call for something akin to a new “Church Committee” – a reference to the 1970s special committee that exposed FBI abuses.
  • A former FBI intelligence chief: “Well over the half the country believes they’re working on behalf of one political party over another. And that can’t stand … the agency can’t survive if that persists.”

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