Ethan Kollie reportedly told investigators he also helped assemble the AR-15-style weapon, but didn't know about his friend's plan to carry out a mass shooting.
Police said they've arrested the 26-year-old man suspected of being a white supremacist on charges of making written threats to kill or do bodily harm.
Some workers hired by the raided Mississippi chicken processing plants had prior immigration violations, according to unsealed court documents.
He accused former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and current FBI Director Christopher Wray of catering to Trump's “unlawful whims."
The former FBI agent's complaint alleges the bureau caved to pressure from Trump when it fired him over derogatory messages about the president.
The suspected shooter had a "target list" that included religious institutions and political organizations related to both major political parties, officials said.
The mass shooting in El Paso "underscores the continued threat posed by domestic violent extremists and perpetrators of hate crimes," the FBI said in a statement.
The Justice Department reportedly declined to prosecute the former FBI director because there wasn't enough evidence showing he intended to break the law.
A recent intelligence bulletin comes as the FBI is facing pressure to explain who it considers an extremist, and how the government prosecutes domestic terrorists.
The 2020 presidential hopeful has faced growing scrutiny over his record as mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
Officials believe the gunman, described as "kind of a loner," fired randomly into the crowd at the California food festival.
Speaking to lawmakers ahead of Robert Mueller's testimony, FBI Director Christopher Wray said election interference remains a real threat in 2020.
FBI Director Christopher Wray said white supremacist violence motivates the majority of these cases the bureau investigates.
Last year was the fourth-deadliest in the nation for right-wing extremist violence, according to data from the Anti-Defamation League's Center on Extremism.
The New York Democrat sent a letter to the FBI and Federal Trade Commission calling for a review of a Russian company's photo app that's trending again.
More commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data, cyberattacks are increasingly targeting school systems around the country.
The comedian was hoping for a murder confession during his 2018 "Who is America?" interview with the NFL player.
The ex-Trump aide "made clear that even she knew" foreign assistance should be reported to the FBI, the House Judiciary chairman said.
A 55-year-old New Jersey man is reportedly the latest American to die on the island in a string of puzzling incidents.
The Senate Armed Services Committee had to postpone a confirmation hearing it had tentatively scheduled for Tuesday June 18, Yahoo News reported Monday.