Maybe it’s just me, but I think the FBI is trying to send a message about next week’s election.
It’s not just that FBI Director James Comey informed Congress that there may be things on Anthony Weiner’s computer pertinent to his investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server. Nor is it the extraordinary Wall Street Journal coveragethis week that revealed frustrations in the bureau over alleged Justice Department pressure to slow-walk an investigation into the Clinton Foundation.
The cherry on this banana-republic split is a tweet published Monday from a long-dormant Twitter account called @FBIRecordsVault. It disclosed that new records of the bureau’s probe into Bill Clinton’s pardon of Marc Rich had been released because of a Freedom of Information Act request.
The FBI has since assured the public that this was all standard operating procedure. The records were requested. The request was approved. And the Twitter account automatically tweets out new files sent to the bureau’s electronic reading room.
Nonetheless, it’s hard to credit this explanation. As Mark Corallo, a former Justice Department spokesman and Trump supporter, told me Wednesday, “The Marc Rich tweet is evidence of open warfare between the Justice Department and the FBI.” Corallo said this is largely because frustrated field agents believe the Justice Department has stymied the bureau’s investigations into Clinton’s e-mails and the Clinton Foundation.
If you think Obama is bad Hillary would be even more worst
Interesting article. Indeed, there does appear to be a pro-Trump faction within the FBI that is attempting to use the bureau to influence the outcome of a presidential election. There’s a word that describes such an effort: ILLEGAL.
There will be repercussions. If there aren’t, the reputation of the FBI will be seriously and permanently damaged. I’m not entirely certain that isn’t someone’s intention, or at least something that someone welcomes and will exploit. The reputations of all of the institutions of the Executive Branch seem to be under attack. In fact, the entire federal government is under attack. You have to stand back a bit from individual current events to see the overall pattern, but it’s beginning to emerge.
@Greg: no no no if in Gregland, unless fully convicted it isnt even wrong, let alone illegal.
They do need another 4 years in control to make pedophilia accepted, they have gay and lgbt “normalized” Then there is Spirit Cooking that must be made popular among the college crowd so it to can be normal.