5th Circ. Told FBI Cloaked Retaliatory Firing To Avoid Review

By Michelle Casady (January 6, 2022, 7:38 PM EST) -- A former FBI agent who is fighting to revive his First Amendment retaliation claim against the bureau told a Fifth Circuit panel during oral arguments Thursday the FBI fired him for being a whistleblower but has effectively evaded judicial review by revoking his security clearance, an action courts can't second guess....

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