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  • Gregg Jarrett: James Comey owes America an apology – He abused his position as FBI Director

    08/29/2019 1:54:40 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 29, 2019 | Gregg Jarrett
    Only the audaciously arrogant fired FBI Director James Comey would demand the equivalent of an apology in the wake of a blistering denunciation of his actions by the Justice Department’s inspector general Thursday. As usual, Comey has it backwards. Comey is the one who owes the American public a sincere apology for abusing his position as FBI director, violating government rules, concealing information from his former agency, leaking sensitive documents without authorization, mismarking memos without classification banners, improperly retaining records in an unsecured location, failing to surrender those records to the FBI, and assuming “carte blanche authority” he did not...
  • DiGenova: ‘Battle royale’ has broken out between AG Barr, deep state

    05/29/2019 5:56:34 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 69 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 5/29/19 | Jon Dougherty
    In an interview over the Memorial Day weekend, former federal prosecutor Joe diGenova told a D.C. radio station that a “battle royale” is taking place within the Justice Department between Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray, as well as other elements of the intelligence community. At issue, said diGenova, are efforts by Barr and the Trump administration to restore “accountable government” to federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies who have long been free to operate virtually independently of any real congressional and Executive Branch oversight — to the point where they have become excessively corrupt. DiGenova, who...
  • Spygate: Obama Admin Cut Situation Room’s Video Feed During Meetings on Russia Investigation

    05/21/2019 5:15:24 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 May 2019 | Aaron Klein
    Barr stated: "The thing that’s interesting about this is that this was handled at a very senior level of these departments. It wasn’t handled in the ordinary way that investigations or counterintelligence activities are conducted. It was sort of an ad hoc, small group — and most of these people are no longer with the FBI or the CIA or the other agencies involved." They worked exclusively for two groups of “customers,” officials said. The first was Obama and fewer than 14 senior officials in government. The second was a team of operations specialists at the CIA, NSA and FBI...
  • Gowdy: Because Comey Let Clinton Off, He Likely Won't Face Charges for

    04/23/2018 10:58:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 121 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 23, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    According to the Department of Justice Inspector General, fired FBI Director James Comey is under investigation after leaking classified information to a friend last year, who then passed it along to a reporter. The information was contained in a series of memos written by Comey after meetings and phone calls with President Donald Trump. But despite what the law says about disseminating classified information, Comey may not face conseqences. According to House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, Comey may have saved himself thanks to the exoneration of Hillary Clinton. "Not by the standard he set in the summer of 2016....
  • THEY KNEW: FBI Admits 'Protocols Were Not Followed' On Tip About Florida High School Shooter

    02/16/2018 2:44:54 PM PST · by Kaslin · 66 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 16, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    UPDATE: Florida Gov. Rick Scott calls on FBI Director to resign for failing to follow up on tip about Florida shooter (via CBS News): Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott is calling on FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign, after the FBI admitted it received a tip about the suspect in the Parkland shooting as recently as January, but failed to follow through on it. The FBI admitted in a statement Friday that it received a call on Jan. 5 detailing concerns about Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old law enforcement officials believe is responsible for the deaths of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman...
  • WSJ Columnist: The FBI Is Abusing Secrecy Powers To Save Itself From Embarrassment

    12/19/2017 4:06:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 18, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has seen better days. While there is zero evidence of collusion, the political Left thinks Russia’s meddling in our 2016 election helped tilt the race in Donald Trump’s favor. Congress has launched investigations into the matter. Yet, it seems the meddling was also coming from within the halls of the J. Edgar Hoover Building. We have a since demoted DOJ official meeting with the author of the infamous Trump dossier, former MI6 operative Christopher Steele. To boot, his wife worked for the firm that hired Steele during the 2016 election. Concerning other bias, you have...
  • WSJ: There's Mounting Evidence of 2016 Election Meddling Coming From the FBI

    12/15/2017 5:21:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 187 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 15, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    There is something rotten at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. I mean all of this is just absurd. We have two FBI agents texting one another, one of which is having an extramarital affair with the other, cryptically talking about “insurance” against a Trump presidency. That text between these two agents was delivered on August 15, 2016. You also have Andrew Weissmann, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s top lieutenant, voicing praise for then-acting Attorney General Sally Yates for refusing to enact President Trump’s executive order on immigration, which got her fired. Then, there’s another DOJ official, Bruce Ohr, who was demoted...
  • Senate Confirms Christopher Wray as New F.B.I. Director

    08/01/2017 2:22:22 PM PDT · by grayboots · 39 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 8/1/2017 | Adam Goldman
    WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Christopher A. Wray as the next F.B.I. director on Tuesday to steer the United States’ premier law enforcement agency through a politically fraught period as it investigates whether any of President Trump’s associates colluded with the Russian government during last year’s election. The confirmation of Mr. Wray, a former federal prosecutor, is likely to be a relief to many agents at the F.B.I. who want a strong director to stave off any attempts by the White House to meddle in its investigations. The deteriorating relationship between Mr. Trump and the previous F.B.I. director, James...
  • More on New FBI Nominee Christopher Wray with Judge Nap!

    07/15/2017 10:59:53 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 13 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | Jun 7, 2017 | Rshill7
    Info ....will follow this by another (more recent)youtube.New FBI Nominee Christopher Wray backgrpund
  • TRUMP'S PICK FOR FBI DIRECTOR TIED TO SHARIAH-COMPLIANT DEALS

    06/09/2017 1:55:13 PM PDT · by Maceman · 164 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/8/2017 | LEO HOHMANN
    Shariah law is like a mysterious “other” for most Westerners, who may know of its intolerance of other religions and its criminal codes that call for stoning adulterers and the cutting off of limbs for petty thieves. But few know there is a portion of Shariah that includes a thriving area of finance — deals for real estate and business transactions taking place all over the world with Arab money. President Donald Trump’s pick to head the FBI, Christopher Wray, surely knows something about this segment of Shariah. Wray is a litigation partner at King & Spalding, which is one...
  • Who is Christopher Wray? Donald Trump picks new FBI boss

    06/07/2017 6:39:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 90 replies
    CNBC ^ | 06/07/2017 | Ted Kemp and Jacob Pramuk
    Christopher A. Wray, President Donald Trump's pick to succeed James Comey as FBI director, led the federal investigation of Enron and represented Gov. Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal. In a tweet Wednesday morning, Trump said Wray had "impeccable credentials." Trump tweet: "I will be nominating Christopher A. Wray, a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI. Details to follow." Wray was nominated by President George W. Bush as assistant attorney general in charge of the Criminal Division, according to the Justice Department. He held that job from 2003 to 2005. Wray, a Yale Law...
  • Trump To Nominate New FBI Director

    06/07/2017 4:53:53 AM PDT · by zeebee · 143 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/7/17 | President Donald J. Trump
    I will be nominating Christopher A. Wray, a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI. Details to follow.
  • Democratic Congressman: I’m Working On Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

    05/28/2017 1:55:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 75 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 28, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    While Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) has been peddling odd conspiracy theories, rehashing the unfounded allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians, and calling for President Trump’s impeachment, one of her colleagues, Rep. Al Green (D-TX), is actually working on such articles to be filed against the president (via Circa): .@RepAlGreen: “We will move forward, and as a matter of fact, I am currently crafting, drafting if you will, articles of impeachment.” pic.twitter.com/941FTmoyrD— CSPAN (@cspan) May 23, 2017 Green did not say whether he would file a privileged resolution for impeachment. Such a resolution would have to be considered...
  • Cornyn among 4 interviewing for FBI director

    05/12/2017 9:21:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 12, 2017 | Andrea Noble
    The Justice Department is interviewing four candidates on Saturday for the permanent position of FBI director, an administration official with knowledge of the vetting process confirmed. The candidates include the current acting director, a sitting congressman, a New York judge, and a former top Justice Department official during the George W. Bush administration. News reports throughout the day Friday cited as many as 11 people under consideration for the position. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plan to interview four candidates at the Justice Department on Saturday afternoon but it was unclear whether additional interviews might...
  • Officials Being Interviewed for Interim FBI Position With VP Mike Pence Interview

    05/11/2017 10:59:35 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 31 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 10, 2017 | Sundance
    (Via ABC) U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein are interviewing candidates to take over the FBI as interim director, after James Comey’s firing Tuesday. Four candidates are being interviewed today, fielded from senior FBI and Justice Department officials and the heads of FBI field offices across the country, according to a Justice Department official. The four candidates: FBI Executive Assistant Director Paul Abbate, who leads the agency’s cyber and criminal branch; National Counterintelligence Executive William Evanina; Special Agent Adam Lee, who runs the Richmond field office; and Special Agent Michael Anderson, who runs the Chicago...
  • Giuliani: ‘I’m not gonna be FBI director’

    05/11/2017 1:04:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 11, 2017 | Mark Hensch
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) said he is visiting the White House on Thursday but denied reports he's on the short list to replace FBI Director James Comey. “I’m not a candidate for FBI director,” he said in a New York Magazine story published Wednesday. “I am not. The president’s not gonna ask me, and I’m not gonna be FBI director.” He declined to say whether he is meeting personally with President Trump on Thursday, saying: “If I am, I wouldn’t say.” Giuliani added that he approves of Trump’s decision to fire Comey. “I think the president...
  • Bill Clinton Fired The FBI Director The Day Before Vince Foster Was Found Dead

    05/10/2017 10:48:17 AM PDT · by gaggs · 19 replies
    In 1993, Bill Clinton ousted William Sessions as FBI director a day before Vince Foster was found dead.
  • White House announces President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey

    05/09/2017 2:50:06 PM PDT · by GregNH · 145 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House announces President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey.
  • BREAKING: White House announces President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey

    05/09/2017 2:48:16 PM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 792 replies
    White House announces President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey
  • You’re fired, FBI Director James Comey!

    05/09/2017 4:53:09 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/09/17 | Matthew Vadum
    Comey is an incompetent, lying slimeball far more interested in Washington politics and staying in the media spotlight than in doing the right thing. Good riddance President Trump is draining the swamp. On the advice of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and from Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, President Trump has terminated the employment of FBI Director James Comey, effective immediately. Here is thetext of the president’s letter to Comey: