January 10, 2017 – FBI texts reveal analysts saying “the whole thing is pretty ugly” and they purchased professional liability insurance

In Email Timeline Post-Election 2016, Email/Dossier Investigations by Katie Weddington

On January 10, 2017, FBI analysts knew it was so bad that they “all went and purchased professional liability insurance.” The same employees worried that “the whole thing is pretty ugly…we shall see how things pan out” and “[t]he concern when we got it was that there was a big leak at DOJ and the NYT among others was going to do a piece.” Further, “the new AG might have some questions…then yada yada yada…we all get screwed.” Exhibit A (emphasis added).