TIPSHEET: Kerry Aide Used Private Email to Send Steele Reports to State Dept. Colleagues
The State Department did not provide information about where the emails were found; why they were not previously produced; or if additional records are anticipated. Last month, a Justice Department attorney could not tell a federal court judge how and where the FBI discovered the new cache of Clinton emails. The State Department previously claimed it had produced all releasable Clinton emails, including emails recovered by the FBI that Hillary Clinton tried to destroy or withhold. Read more.
More than 90% of illegal immigrants arrested by federal agents in the United States last year had criminal convictions or pending criminal charges, including 56,000 assaults and thousands of sex crimes, robberies, homicides and kidnappings. Many had “extensive criminal histories with multiple convictions,” according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) year-end report. Read more.
In an April 25, 2016, email from Strzok to FBI Agent Jonathan Moffa and other FBI officials, Strzok indicated that Wilkinson and Hillary Clinton lawyer David Kendall were set to meet the following day with FBI/DOJ in the Counterespionage Section of the FBI. Strzok tells his colleagues, “If you have strong objection (I do not other than finding out after the DD [Deputy Director]), we should raise it now.” Moffa replies, “It’s weird the DD [Andrew McCabe] is the first to know though. When did that become the norm?” Strzok replies, “Since the butthurt. I think there’s some passive aggressive stuff going on. Whatever.” Read more.
An epidemic of federal employees watching porn on taxpayer time has reached a new low at one agency where a veteran staffer “viewed child pornography on a government computer on multiple occasions,” according to an audit. The unidentified employee worked at the Bureau of Land Management, which operates under the Department of the Interior (DOI) and admitted to investigators from the agency’s Inspector General’s office that he viewed adult pornography on multiple occasions though he knew DOI policy prohibits it. Read more.
President Trump, seeking to directly combat the deadly attacks on Americans, announced his plan to declare Mexican cartels “Foreign Terrorist Organizations” (FTOs) on Nov. 26, 2019, during an interview with Bill O’Reilly. The president was careful to give himself flexibility in responding to a terror designation question from O’Reilly, stating, “I don’t want to say what I’m going to do, but they will be designated.” Read more.
Finding communications that connect Ciaramella to the original Spygate scandal could very well be particularly damning for the Democrats’ case against Trump. The FOIA lawsuit filed by the conservative watchdog group suggested the alleged “whistleblower” worked with various “Obama Spygate” actors to bring down or at least sabotage the Trump presidency in an act that could be called a coup. Read more.
A series of messages released by the DOJ shows lovers Page and Strzok discussing an “insurance policy” if Trump won the election. Echoing conservative media outlets, even the Washington Post was forced to admit the so-called “insurance” plan could refer to a “conspiracy to take down Trump.” Read more.