In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Pete Williams, FBI Director Christopher Wray responds to questions about the Russia investigation and whether he threatened to resign over being urged to fire people. See more on NBC News and MSNBC in the coming days.
He said officials in the FBI and Justice Department wanted to "frame Donald Trump with a falsely created crime."
At least six people were killed when the 950-ton pedestrian bridge near Florida International University's campus came down on Thursday afternoon.
Officials familiar with the process say the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility, or OPR, has recommended the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who is still on the federal payroll.
The Democrats' memo argues that the FBI had valid justification for spying on Page before it received information in a dossier compiled by Christopher Steele.
The person who called an FBI tip line in January said Nikolas Cruz made increasingly alarming statements after his mother died last fall, adding, "I know he's, he's going to explode."
CPAC speakers, including the NRA's Wayne LaPierre, put the FBI, the Justice Department and Special Counsel Robert Mueller at the top of their most wanted list.
David Bowdich, the FBI's acting deputy director, says the bureau is "doing everything we can" to regain public trust after failing to investigate a tip about Nikolas Cruz, accused of gunning down 17 people.
Trump tweeted the FBI missed signals before a school shooting, and "are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."
"Until we see the facts, everything else is just blabber," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told participants at the annual Munich Security Conference.