Jim Jordan raises red flag about alleged political retaliation by FBI

Giordania, R-Ohio, made the comments the day after sending a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray alleging two instances in which FBI employees were punished for political speech surrounding the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

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It’s a real concern. I don’t know how pervasive it is,” Jordan told Fox News Digital. “But what I do know is that we’ve had a lot of people, more than half a dozen in the FBI… come forward to our Republican staff on the Judiciary.

Representative Jim Jordan, a Republican from Ohio, speaks to the press in the Rayburn House Office building in Washington, D.C., NOI., di venerdì, giugno 4, 2021.

Representative Jim Jordan, a Republican from Ohio, speaks to the press in the Rayburn House Office building in Washington, D.C., NOI., di venerdì, giugno 4, 2021. (Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Jordan’s Tuesday letter alleged one employee’s security clearance was suspended, as was his duty and pay, for allegedly sharing viewsthat the FBI was not being entirely forthcoming about the events of January 6.That individual was a military veteran with a record of being highly successful in the FBI, according to Jordan.

According to Jordan’s letter, lawyers for the individual called the FBI’s allegation adistortion” e a “monumental leap from objective fact.

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He also said the FBIescalated an adverse personnel actionagainst another employee over an answer on an anonymous survey sent to employees after Jan. 6