The headline of a Washington Post story says it all: "New FBI Director James B. Comey Stunned by Impact ofSequestration on Agents in the Field."
The article by Post reporter Sari Horowitz details the situation Comey has discovered since starting his tenure at the FBI - "New intelligence investigations were not being opened. Criminal cases were being closed. Informants couldn't be paid. And there was not enough funding for agents to put gas in their cars."
The article features the report put together by FBIAA and released today.
In "Voices from the Field," the article says, "agents from across the country warn that budget cuts and possible furloughs are hurting public safety and threaten their ability to protect Americans."
Read the full article on the Washington Post site here.