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NYT: FBI Abused Power On Clinton, But Pushes Bureau’s Trump ‘Russian Agent’ Theory

January 16, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ How does the New York Times (and especially reporter Peter Baker) treat accusations that the F.B.I. overstepped their authority in a politicized effort to take down a president? That depends on who is president. On the front page of Monday’s New York Times, Peter Baker’s “news analysis,” “Trump Faces ‘Nonstop’ War […]

FBI’s Previous Probes Would Have Looked Into Kavanaugh’s Drinking

October 3, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Previous FBI background checks should have determined whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had a substance abuse problem, former Attorney General Michael Mukasey told reporters Tuesday. Senate Democrats initially called for an FBI investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh. After that update of six previous background investigations commenced, however, […]

The Clinton State Department’s Major Security Breach That Everyone Is Ignoring

July 23, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Peter Strzok’s testimony about the email server scandal involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton raised headlines because of his defiant, disrespectful, and unapologetic attitude about the bias revealed in his text messages that permeated his work at the FBI. Then, there was the verbal combat between him and Republican […]

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, […]

What’s That Got To Do With A Russia Probe?

May 6, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Finally a judge questions the “unfettered power” Robert Mueller has assumed to persecute people over issues nothing to do with his actual brief – to investigate Donald Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia. Senior United States District Judge T.S. Ellis III has been assigned one of the pending criminal cases … brought […]

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 […]