Browsing All posts tagged under »Former FBI Director James Comey«

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 […]

NBC Finally Mentions McCabe Criminal Referral, Only Gives 9 Seconds

April 21, 2018 by

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By Kyle Drennen ~ After news broke Thursday afternoon that the FBI Inspector General was recommending the Justice Department file criminal charges against the Bureau’s fired deputy director, Andrew McCabe, NBC Nightly News completely ignored the major development. On Friday, NBC’s Today show wasn’t much better, only managing nine seconds of coverage to the story, […]

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 […]

The FBI’s Dubious Probe Of Hillary’s Emails

January 13, 2018 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ It was a veritable spa of special treatment. The FBI did everything but drive Hillary’s getaway car. Former secretary of state Clinton is a free woman largely thanks to the tender loving care that the FBI provided her and her conspirators during its probe of her illegal, unsecure email server and […]

The Mueller Probe Embodies Conflict Of Interest

December 30, 2017 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ “Something is rotten in Denmark” remains one of the best-known lines from the late 16th century Shakespeare play “Hamlet” – a line referencing the day’s festering moral and political corruption. Four centuries later, it appropriately describes revelations emerging from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into […]

Trump Knew That Firing Comey Would Not End Any Investigation

September 3, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The New York Times, like the rest of the Trump-loathing media, wants to believe Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice by firing FBI boss James Comey. But buried in its latest story is clear evidence he did not: that he fired Comey even though he knew the Russian investigation would not […]

Chicken/Egg: What Came First, The Crime Or The Investigation?

June 19, 2017 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ I appreciate Rich’s mention of my column on the homepage about why it is vital that legitimate limits, as provided by federal regulation, be imposed on Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation. I want to elaborate on this a bit more in the context of what Rich’s post addresses: the leak […]