Skip to comments.Did senior State Department security officials commit perjury?
Posted on 06/18/2013 4:44:14 PM PDT by jazusamo
Two top officials at the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service (DS) -- the federal law enforcement agency that protects American diplomats and investigates allegations of criminal misconduct by State Department employees -- gave sworn testimony earlier this year that appears to be evasive at best, and untrue at worst, according to evidence obtained by Fox News.
The officials are Scott Bultrowicz, who until Feb. 1 served as director of DS, and Tracy H. Mahaffey, who remains the executive director of DS. In videotaped depositions conducted this past February, Bultrowicz claimed not to know about any claims by a federal agency that DS officials have failed to follow proper procedures; and Mahaffey claimed not to know about any pending investigations into DS.
Yet Fox News has obtained meeting notes, draft reports and other evidence that suggest both officials were aware, at the time they were deposed, of a pending investigation into DS and its operations by the State Department's Office of Inspector General (OIG). What's more, both officials had been apprised of the OIG's preliminary finding that DS did indeed fail to follow proper procedures in at least eight cases, and possibly more, because of "undue influence" and "pressure" brought to bear by senior State Department officials to halt internal investigations.
The evidence indicates the two officials were presented with those conclusions approximately 60 days before they testified in their depositions.
Lawyers and experts contacted by Fox News said the implications could be staggering for a federal law enforcement agency whose officers frequently testify in criminal prosecutions if two of its top officials were deemed to have testified untruthfully in sworn proceedings.
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It isn’t a lie when we tell it.
James didn’t learn his lesson. I expect the bambie admisitration to now go after his kids.
Bear’s bowels do move in woods
Comment: It is starting to dawn on the dumb heads composing the American electorate that it is the very nature of a Government employee to lie. They merely want their pay and perks without tiresome labor. The questions of people are met with lies in order to placate their interrogators in order that the government people can get back to sleep at their desks.
Question: “Did senior State Department security officials commit perjury?”
You can bet your bottom dollar that they did
Where are the charges?
No one in the SD can even open his eyes without committing perjury. Kerry probably does it in his sleep.
Were their lips moving? If so, then they lied, lying is a prerequisite for working for the US Govt.
“Did senior State Department security officials commit perjury?”
This is a SERIOUS question, right? This is not a joke?
Of course they lie. That’s what government employees do. They lie all the time. If they ever told the truth by accident, they’d have to cover it up with 100 lies.
A government employee lying under oath?
Nah, can’t happen.
And bears don’t crap in the woods.