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Sports Tickets, Other Freebies For FBI Leakers Raise ‘Bribery’ Issues, Legal Experts Say

June 16, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is investigating FBI leakers, as legal experts say revelations about gifts in an inspector general’s report this week raise new legal and ethical issues. The Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General noted that “dozens” of FBI agents had contact with the news media, and many were […]

Disgraceful: I.G. Report Finds FBI Agents ‘Improperly’ Received ‘Benefits’ From Journalists

June 15, 2018 by

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By Curtis Houck ~ First reported by The Daily Caller’s Joe Simonson, the Department of Justice’s Inspector General report on the Hillary Clinton e-mail probe found on Thursday that not only were “numerous FBI employees…in frequent contact with reporters” when they shouldn’t have been, but they “improperly receiv[ed] benefits from reporters,” including food, golf trips, […]

Andrew McCabe, FBI’s Former No. 2, Faces Criminal Probe For Lying, Leaking

April 20, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has asked for a criminal probe of the FBI’s recently ousted top deputy for leaking and lying to investigators, several media outlets report. Michael Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department and an appointee of President Barack Obama, sent a criminal referral on Andrew McCabe to […]

2 Anti-Trump FBI Officials Also Used Private Email, Their Texts Indicate

February 14, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Two FBI officials who exchanged anti-Trump text messages on government equipment during the 2016 presidential campaign also conducted official business over private email accounts, according to a Senate report. In one electronic text message on April 10, 2016, FBI official Peter Strzok told agency lawyer Lisa Page: “Gmailed you two drafts […]

Did FBI Ignore Fusion’s Missing Credibility?

February 13, 2018 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ A popular weekly television show, running from 1957-1963, was the Western “Have Gun, Will Travel.” Its star was a hired gun named “Paladin.” But he was not your typical hired gun. Paladin was driven by a moral compass that had him fighting for truth and justice. […]

NYT Goes Manic Over FISA Memo From ‘Stooge’ Nunes; ‘Falls Well Short’ Of Scandal

February 3, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The days before the release of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act memo alleging a pattern of malfeasance by the FBI and Justice Department in its surveillance of members of the Trump campaign were marked by dread and hysteria in the media, and the New York Times participated. Thursday’s front page used […]

Robert Mueller’s Endless Investigation Is Aimed At The Wrong 2016 Presidential Candidate

February 3, 2018 by

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By Colonel Kenneth Allard (U.S. Army, Ret) ~ There was an unspoken question as Donald Trump mounted the podium for last night’s State of the Union message: Is Robert Mueller’s endless investigation aimed at impeaching the wrong President? The breathless back-and-forth news reporting from the nation’s capital last week focused on the four-page memo – […]