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McCabe testifies to Congress last June. Photo: Pete Marovich/Getty Images

Senior officials at the FBI, including former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, were aware that a batch of emails from Hillary Clinton had been found on Anthony Weiner's laptop long before then-Director James Comey disclosed their existence to Congress, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Peter Strzok, the agent who led the probe into Clinton's emails and has since been in the spotlight for anti-Trump text messages, sent a text on Sept. 28 referring to a meeting with McCabe about the emails. Comey informed Congress on Oct. 28. The election was Nov. 8.
  • Why it matters: No significant emails were found in the end, and it may be that the FBI was acting responsibly. But those who are suspicious of McCabe and the bureau will say they didn't go public earlier because they didn't want to help Trump win. McCabe stepped down earlier this week ahead of an inspector general's report on the FBI's actions during the election.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.

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