Whistleblowers: The FBI has labeled dozens of investigations into parents with a threat tag created by the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division pic.twitter.com/STlLdrfbMz
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) May 11, 2022
FBI Whistleblower implicates Garland and DOJ
The media have largely ignored the explosive allegation made by a DOJ whistleblower about the counterterrorism targeting of outraged parents that appears to undercut sworn testimony from Merrick Garland. On Tuesday, a whistleblower revealed the FBI created a “tag” to aid in tracking threats against school board officials, teachers, and staff as part of its implementation of a controversial memo issued by Garland.
An internal email from the FBI’s criminal and counterterrorism divisions instructed agents to apply the threat tag “EDUOFFICIALS” to all investigations of threats directed specifically at education officials.