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Frank Figliuzzi

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

16d ago

Merrick Garland is showing us how an attorney general is supposed to act

For the Justice Department, doing an investigation right means doing it quietly.
24d ago

There's no excuse for Secret Service leadership not saving Jan. 6 text messages

The Secret Service was at or near the center of the unsuccessful Jan. 6 coup attempt
30d ago

It's time to talk about criminal charges for Uvalde police leaders

As a law enforcement veteran, I instinctively give cops the benefit of the doubt. But the Uvalde school shooting tells a different story.
34d ago

The 'random' IRS audit of Trump's enemies leaves me deeply suspicious

IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig has some serious questions to answer.
58d ago

Mike Pence feared for his life on Jan. 6. Americans deserve to understand why.

The Jan. 6 committee owes Americans clarification of exactly how realistic Mike Pence's fear of Trump was during the hours of the insurrection.
87d ago

Elon Musk's 'free speech' collides with the reality of online radicalization

Musk's definition of free speech doesn’t come with any responsibility; that makes him the wrong person to lead a social media platform.
90d ago

Why a grand jury looking into secret White House docs at Mar-a-Lago is so serious

Grand juries aren't impaneled to do damage assessments but to investigate crimes.
98d ago

Any intelligence in Trump's hands is prone to manipulation

An inspector general's report claims the Trump administration altered an intelligence report so Trump wouldn't look bad.
112d ago

Jan. 6 committee's concerns about Insurrection Act should concern the rest of us

There may be no greater presidential power than the authority to send in troops.
122d ago

Subway shooting makes GOP's stances on ATF and 'ghost guns' look worse

Biden is trying to do something about gun violence. His Republican opponents are not.
130d ago

This Hunter Biden deal in a foreign country really does look bad

We should require all candidates for high office to report their foreign financial interests and those of their immediate family members.