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Frank Figliuzzi

MSNBC Columnist

Frank Figliuzzi is an MSNBC columnist and a national security contributor for NBC News and MSNBC. He was the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI, where he served 25 years as a special agent and directed all espionage investigations across the government. He is the author of "The FBI Way: Inside the Bureau's Code of Excellence."

Frank Figliuzzi is an MSNBC columnist and a national security contributor for NBC News and MSNBC. He was the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI, where he served 25 years as a special agent and directed all espionage investigations across the government. He is the author of "The FBI Way: Inside the Bureau's Code of Excellence."

Latest from Frank Figliuzzi

43d ago

The disturbing irony behind a disgraceful new endorsement of Trump

On Tuesday, the 12,000-member Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM) disgraced itself by endorsing Donald Trump for president.
67d ago

The GOP’s war on the FBI is paying off for Trump

Speaker Mike Johnson's budget proposals that cut the FBI, DOJ and ATF are a way of exacting revenge on behalf of Donald Trump.
84d ago

Republicans need to explain when they learned the truth about Alexander Smirnov

The Justice Department says an FBI informant lied about an alleged bribery involving Joe Biden. Republicans were using that as a basis for an impeachment.
92d ago

Lots of guns and few gun restrictions make securing open-air events near impossible

In August, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson chastised the mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis, the state’s largest cities, for proposing two new gun safety laws.
98d ago

Tucker Carlson just gave Vladimir Putin exactly what he wanted

Carlson let himself be used by Putin at just the wrong time. But while the former Fox News anchor was a 'useful idiot,' he still did U.S intelligence a favor.
109d ago

This Idaho plan to get rid of domestic terrorism doesn’t involve fighting it

Idaho Senate Republicans voted to redefine "domestic terrorism" as including foreign involvement. It's an odd legal definition for a state filled with militia.
119d ago

Police could have saved more lives at Robb Elementary. It's criminal that they didn't.

A Justice Department report says officers responding to an active shooter at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, failed in ways that increased the death toll.
147d ago

Trump-fueled threats against Colorado justices are a chilling preview of what’s to come

After the Colorado Supreme Court disqualified Donald Trump from appearing on the state’s GOP primary ballot, social media platforms filled with violent threats to the justices.
151d ago

The lesson of the missing Russian binder — and the former POTUS who yelled ‘Hoax’

A binder with classified U.S. intelligence on Russia went missing from Trump's White House, another reminder of his reckless disregard for national secrets.
158d ago
167d ago

Trump’s absurd claim that Biden’s docs case is ‘much bigger’ than his

Donald Trump says it's a double standard that he's been charged for mishandling classified documents but Joe Biden hasn't. But the cases are hugely different.