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Why I Am Leaving the F.B.I.

IT IS TIME FOR ME TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE UNFAIR PARTISAN ATTACKS AGAINST THE BUREAU.

One of the greatest honors of my life was walking across the stage at the F.B.I. Academy and receiving my special agent badge from the director at the time, Robert Mueller. After 21 weeks of intensive training, my class swore an oath and became federal agents entrusted with the solemn duty of protecting Americans and upholding the Constitution.

After more than a decade of service, which included

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