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'Fast and Furious' ATF Official Granted Paid Leave to Take 6-Figure Job at JP Morgan
CNS News ^ | August 23, 2012 | Susan Jones

Posted on 08/23/2012 8:11:34 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

(CNSNews.com) - The long-awaited inspector general's report on the Justice Department's botched gun-running scheme is finished, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said on Wednesday.

But along with that news comes more questions: Issa and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) are demanding to know why a top ATF official involved in Operation Fast and Furious remains on paid leave from ATF -- while simultaneously drawing a six-figure salary from J.P. Morgan, a major investment bank.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; atf; banglist; corruption; coverup; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; doj; fastandfurious; grassley; gunrunner; holder; holderthecriminal; issa; jpmorgan; lies; mcmahon; mediablackout; murdergate; obama; obamascandals; paidleave; transparency
Simply paid to shut up. Or paid to take the wrap.

The trail of blood leads directly to 1600 Penn. Ave.

Most criminal acts I have ever seen in my life. (I'm not young)

1 posted on 08/23/2012 8:11:44 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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In case you missed it.


2 posted on 08/23/2012 8:16:40 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Texas Fossil

So the banksters and thugsters ARE making it formal?


3 posted on 08/23/2012 8:18:57 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Texas Fossil

“The trail of blood leads directly to 1600 Penn. Ave.”

It certainly does.


4 posted on 08/23/2012 8:22:21 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: Texas Fossil
...while simultaneously drawing a six-figure salary from J.P. Morgan, a major investment bank.<./I>

Isn't JP Morgan in trouble - might be in need of 'help'...

5 posted on 08/23/2012 8:23:49 PM PDT by GOPJ (Politics is war without bloodshed, and war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse Tung. We're at war)
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To: 1035rep

Is’nt this a major conflict of interest ethically since JP Morgan provides the government credit cards?


6 posted on 08/23/2012 8:28:08 PM PDT by volunbeer (Don't worry America, our kids will pay for it!)
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To: Texas Fossil

Government is corrupt to the core.


7 posted on 08/23/2012 8:30:10 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Texas Fossil

Government is corrupt to the core.


8 posted on 08/23/2012 8:30:25 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Texas Fossil; bitt; All

Why was McMahon planted in a large American Bank?

Is Fast and Furious McMahon also laundering money for the Mexican Drug gangs?

What deals did AG Holder make to drop charges for JPM in exchange for McMahon to get paid to cool off?

Did Obama’s Exec. Order get issued to protect McMahon’s link to Obama and/or JPM?

BTW, didn’t Obama say the other day that he was transferring his millions from Bank of America to another bank?

I wonder if the bank might be J. P. Morgan?


9 posted on 08/23/2012 8:39:35 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Texas Fossil

THE PAYOFF for keeping silent.


10 posted on 08/23/2012 8:45:26 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Texas Fossil
The stench is not breathable.
11 posted on 08/23/2012 8:48:34 PM PDT by Musketeer
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To: Texas Fossil

http://www.wowt.com/home/headlines/Grassley-Questions-Special-Arrangement-For-ATF-Official—167082505.html

Sen. Chuck Grassley and Rep. Darrell Issa have asked the Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to explain how a top ATF official involved in Operation Fast and Furious, Bill McMahon, can remain on paid leave while simultaneously drawing an additional six figure salary from a major financial services company.

DoJ to Chuck & Darrell, >> Fo&D.

Rab.


12 posted on 08/23/2012 8:53:32 PM PDT by Rabin
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To: Texas Fossil

Absolute contempt is their engine.


13 posted on 08/23/2012 9:07:20 PM PDT by No One Special
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To: mo

Yep. And next the 20,000 Muzzies to attend the Dem Convention.

Darkness and Evil approaches.


14 posted on 08/23/2012 9:10:49 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Graewoulf

Lots of question.

For most of them we already know the answers.


15 posted on 08/23/2012 9:12:05 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: No One Special

Yep, Contempt for the Constitution, Rule of Law and the citizens of this nation.

FUBO!


16 posted on 08/23/2012 9:13:45 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

Yup. The problem is to find Congressmen and women who have the backbone to get published answers.


17 posted on 08/23/2012 9:13:58 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf

It is Almost TIME.

We have our work cut out for us in November.

And then the work begins punishing those who brought us to this point. Never, Never, Never forget. Treason is still a serious crime.


18 posted on 08/23/2012 9:16:52 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

People come first for them, but only in your list.


19 posted on 08/23/2012 9:47:54 PM PDT by No One Special
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To: Graewoulf

Very important questions. Another question to add:

How much drug cartel money has gone into Obama’s coffers in exchange for sending them a bunch of guns and leaving the borders wide open??


20 posted on 08/23/2012 9:50:27 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Texas Fossil

So, he’s being paid with govt stimulus money....yes, this is a conflict of interest.


21 posted on 08/23/2012 9:57:37 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: mo
So the banksters and thugsters ARE making it formal?

I'll bet we're going to hear of more formalizing in the next week or two with the public unveiling of the third leg of the stool, islam.

Guns, drugs and money. Nobody appreciates vast quantities of each more than pirates do.

22 posted on 08/23/2012 10:30:48 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: volunbeer

Good point.


23 posted on 08/23/2012 10:48:50 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: HollyB

YUP,... follow the money !! And then let the trials begin .


24 posted on 08/23/2012 11:07:00 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt
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To: Texas Fossil

Why is JP Morgan so tied to the Feds?

That’s my bank but something stinks like old, dead fish.


25 posted on 08/24/2012 2:15:30 AM PDT by sarah palin rocks
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To: HollyB
So, he’s being paid with govt stimulus money....yes, this is a conflict of interest.

Money which is kicked back to Obama/DNC

26 posted on 08/24/2012 2:49:26 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: Texas Fossil

Take the rap.


27 posted on 08/24/2012 2:53:59 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: MurrietaMadman

No wonder the banksters are comfortable telling the law to pound sand.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2919345/posts

When a Tea Party Congress acts on the above.....why the ATF willl be their to arrest them.


28 posted on 08/24/2012 4:19:14 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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29 posted on 08/24/2012 4:30:54 AM PDT by bcsco (Bourbon gets better with age...I age better with Bourbon.)
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To: Texas Fossil

This is okay with me. When it comes time to feed the hogs, this little fish will be in a gun free zone.


30 posted on 08/24/2012 4:44:53 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (I'll take over the Mormon over the Moron any day!)
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To: Rabin; All

“...Bill McMahon, can remain on paid leave while simultaneously drawing an additional six figure salary from a major financial services company.”

Where is the illegality? He is on leave, and can do what he wants while on leave, including working for someone else. As I understand the regulations, you can work for another firm while working for the government, as long as your moonlighting does not interfere with your government job, and the job is approved of by your supervisor.

This may be shady, but if McMahon is taking terminal leave, what is illegal about him starting his new job while on that leave?


31 posted on 08/24/2012 5:20:11 AM PDT by marktwain
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This guy sounds like one of those evil "one percenters". < /s>

Once again we see how the deep and pervasive is the corruption endemic in our federal government.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

32 posted on 08/24/2012 6:11:30 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: MestaMachine

Thanks for the ping Mesta.


33 posted on 08/24/2012 6:46:55 AM PDT by GOPJ (Politics is war without bloodshed, and war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse Tung. We're at war)
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To: bcsco; Joe Brower

This is as ugly as ugly gets. An obvious payoff....and so brazen as to be laughable.


34 posted on 08/24/2012 8:15:39 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: mo

Thanks for the link to the MF story and to

http://acrossthestreetnet.wordpress.com/2012/08/19/shhhh-its-even-worse-than-the-great-depression/

I can’t say I look forward to the day when conversation about abuse of power no longer stops at ‘mistakes were made’ or ‘personality disorders’ explanations. But until then, not too much will change.

Behind such short sighted blandishments, the criminal elite rolls along unimpeded. Even to the uprising planned and controlled by them.

Every action taken by the political leaders and their senior partners in crime that results in further loss of liberty is done purposely and with forethought. When that is absorbed by concerned America, Katy bar the door.

Leftist will go down but not easily. They’re organized and there’s a lot of them. Which brings to mind Chesty Puller’s words of wisdom at the frozen Chosin...

“All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us...they can’t get away this time.”


35 posted on 08/24/2012 8:22:29 AM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: Texas Fossil

BTT!


36 posted on 08/24/2012 9:08:38 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Texas Fossil

Wasn’t Monica Lewinsky paid off with a six figure job to lie under oath?


37 posted on 08/24/2012 9:37:14 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: Joe Brower
Actually, I think he sounds exactly like the chief evil stooge from Matt Bracken's first trilogy of books: EFAD and I forget the stooges name but they all act remakarbly similar to their real life counter parts.... funny how that works.
38 posted on 08/24/2012 12:57:46 PM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: marktwain

Issa says ATF’s McMahon ‘will probably be referred for criminal prosecution’

http://www.examiner.com/article/issa-says-atf-s-mcmahon-will-probably-be-referred-for-criminal-prosecution

ISSA:

“This is somebody who our reports said perjured himself before the Congress,” Issa charged. “We don’t understand why J.P. Morgan would hire somebody who’s lied to Congress, that will probably be referred for criminal prosecution.”


39 posted on 08/24/2012 5:27:09 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: marktwain
From the same article I previously sent link for:

The specter of prosecution also makes speculative questions fair to ask, particularly since the joint letter by Issa and Sen. Chuck Grassley to ATF Acting Director B. Todd Jones that set off this latest line of inquiry noted McMahon was now working for J.P. Morgan in the Philippines. Noting another prominent “Gunwalker” figure, former National Security Council official Kevin O’Reilly (recipient of the suspicious “You didn’t get these from me” emails from former ATF Phoenix Field Office Special Agent in Charge William Newell, who has been placed out of the Committee’s reach due to State Department assignment in Iraq, and subsequently placed legally out of reach by White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler), wondering if McMahon has been similarly maneuvered out of reach is natural and warranted.

40 posted on 08/24/2012 5:31:15 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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