GOP rep accuses Garland of perjury over FBI memo on school threats

GOP rep accuses Garland of perjury over FBI memo on school threats


A Republican congressman accused Attorney General Merrick Garland of lying to Congress last month based on an FBI whistleblower’s reveal of emails showing the bureau used counterterrorism methods to track alleged parent threats against school board members. 

Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee released the whistleblower-provided email Tuesday in which top FBI officials directed agents to use an “EDUOFFICIALS” threat tag to track the behavior. 

The tag and tracking appears to fly in the face of testimony Garland gave where he insisted that parents were not being targeted as potential domestic terrorists by the FBI.

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“This brings that really to a point that Attorney General Garland basically perjured himself in front of Congress and should really face the consequences before this,” Rep.

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