FBI agent testifies he’s under investigation for withholding evidence in Trump-Russia probe

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2022
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FBI agent Curtis Heide testified in court Tuesday that he is currently the subject of an internal investigation into allegations that he withheld key evidence from an application to surveil a figure in the bureau’s probe into former President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign.

Mr. Heide took the stand in U.S. District Court in Washington in the criminal trial of former Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann. The FBI agent said that others in the bureau are also being investigated, but he did not say how many or what positions they hold.

It is the first time anyone associated with the FBI has confirmed that an internal probe into...

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