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    06/15/2018 10:50:09 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 44 replies
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2018  DOJ OIG RELEASES REPORT ON VARIOUS ACTIONS BY THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN ADVANCE OF THE 2016 ELECTION   Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of a report examining various actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the DOJ in advance of the 2016 election in connection with the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server (referred to by the FBI and DOJ as the "Midyear" investigation).  The DOJ Office of the Inspector General's (OIG) findings are summarized in detail in the report's Executive Summary, which is included below.  The scope of the OIG's review included:   •  Allegations that DOJ or FBI policies or procedures were not followed in connection with, or in  actions leading up to or related to, former FBI Director James Comey's public announcement on July 5, 2016, and his letters to Congress on October 28 and November 6, 2016, and that certain underlying investigative decisions were based on improper considerations (Chapters 3-11);  •  Allegations that DOJ and FBI employees improperly disclosed non-public information (Chapter 12, and as noted in our report, the OIG will separately report on related investigations as they are concluded, consistent with the Inspector General Act, other applicable statutes, and OIG policy);  •  Allegations that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe should have been recused from  participating in certain investigative matters (Chapter 13);  •  Allegations that former Assistant Attorney General for the DOJ's Office of Legislative Affairs,  Peter Kadzik, improperly disclosed non-public information to the Clinton campaign and/or should have been recused from participating in certain Clinton-related matters (Chapter 14); and  •  Allegations that the timing of the FBI's release of certain Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)  documents on October 30 and November 1, 2016, and the use of a Twitter account to publicize the same, were influenced by improper considerations (Chapter 15).   During the course of the review, the OIG discovered text messages and instant messages between some FBI employees on the investigative team, conducted using FBI mobile devices and computers, that expressed statements of hostility toward then candidate Donald Trump and statements of support for Clinton.  We also identified messages that expressed opinions that were critical of the conduct and quality of the investigation.  We included in our review an assessment of these messages and actions by the FBI employees (Chapter 12, and as noted in our report, the OIG is preparing a separate report describing the OIG's efforts to recover text messages...
  • FBI IG REPORT: A SLAP ON THE WRIST. Highly anticipated report lets Hillary's protectors off easy

    06/15/2018 9:10:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 06/15/2018 | Joseph Klein
    Department of Justice Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz has released his 500 plus-page report, which purports to shine a light on the mishandling at top levels of the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation of the 2016 investigation into Hillary Clintons use of a private e-mail server while she served as Secretary of State under former President Obama. Such mishandling included violations of Department of Justice standards and FBI protocols. The report from the Department of Justices Office of the Inspector General (OIG) criticized certain actions and decisions of former FBI Director James Comey, together with those of...
  • More toll lanes from Baltimore to Richmond? Business leaders push them to ease traffic jams

    06/14/2018 9:12:56 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    WTOP ^ | May 16, 2018 | Max Smith
    WASHINGTON — A group of powerful business leaders is calling for more toll lanes on highways from Richmond, Virginia, to Baltimore.The first focus of the Greater Washington Partnership’s toll lane push is expected to be on Maryland’s plans for toll lanes around the Capital Beltway and up part of Interstate 270, with lobbying from the CEOs of some of the largest companies in Maryland, Virginia and the District to get the rules in Maryland to match those on Virginia’s Interstate 495 Express Lanes.Virginia’s lanes are free with a minimum of three people in the car and an E-ZPass Flex, while...
  • IG Report to Weigh in on Hatch Act Violations at FBI Officials Interfering With Election

    06/14/2018 9:29:08 AM PDT · by detective · 18 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 14, 2018 | Christina Laila
    Shortened title. Full title: BREAKING: IG Report to Weigh in on Hatch Act Violations at FBI Officials Using Their Authority to Interfere With an Election Inspector General Michael Horowitz informed lawmakers weeks ago on Capitol Hill his much-anticipated 400 page report on the FBIs handling of Hillary Clintons email investigation entered the final stages. The report will be released today at 3 PM. President Trump will see a copy of the report at noon. The first leaks on the report say James Comey broke from FBI procedures when he delivered his report publicly on the Hillary Clinton email scandal. Hillary...
  • Congress and POTUS Will Be Briefed on IG Report Noon Tomorrow, Public Release 3:00pm

    06/13/2018 10:31:33 PM PDT · by bitt · 131 replies
    Following the traditional process for releasing high-profile reports the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General (DOJ-OIG) report will be released tomorrow with a briefing to congress and the president happening around Noon, and a public release at 3:00pm. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will brief the President while senior officials from the DOJ will brief congress and their staff. The 500-page report will cover the DOJ and FBI conduct surrounding the Clinton classified email investigation, and was originally commissioned during the Obama administration to review whether the FBI and DOJ politicized the Clinton investigation and subsequent outcome.
  • Investigative report: Planned Parenthoods systemic complicity in sexual abuse

    06/08/2018 11:58:12 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 4 replies
    LiveAction ^ | June 7, 2018 , 09:26 am | Carole Novielli
    Live Action has recently released a powerful docuseries demonstrating Planned Parenthoods decades long complicity in the cover-up of sexual abuse. An investigative report has also been released, detailing some of the horrific cases covered up by Planned Parenthood, which receives millions in taxpayer dollars annually, including Title X funds. It also reiterates how abortion enables sexual abusers by aiding them in the ability to cover their crimes. The report, Aiding Abusers, Planned Parenthoods cover-up of child sexual abuse, (which can be read here) adds to the mounting evidence of Planned Parenthoods history and corporate culture of failing to report incidents...
  • FBI Director of Counterintelligence Bill Priestap to Testify Tomorrow to Joint Congressional->

    06/05/2018 7:51:33 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 33 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | June 4, 2018 | sundance
    As previously discussed, FBI Director of Counterintelligence E.W. Bill Priestap, FBI Head of National Security Division, Michael Steinbach, and the former head of the FBI National Security Division, John Giacalone, are all scheduled to testify to congress this month.The three FBI officials will be testifying to a joint congressional committee of the Judiciary and House Oversight members. The joint committee was formed by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy. The first testimony is tomorrow; and FBI Director of Counterintelligence Bill Priestap will go first. This will be Priestaps first congressional testimony. Unfortunately, the testimony will be behind...
  • China issues report on U.S. human rights

    04/26/2018 12:28:13 AM PDT · by BBell · 13 replies ^ | 4/24/18 | Xiang Bo
    BEIJING, April 24 (Xinhua) -- China Tuesday published a report on the United States' human rights situation. The report, titled "Human Rights Record of the United States in 2017," was released by the Information Office of the State Council, China's cabinet, in response to the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017 issued by the U.S. State Department on April 20 local time. A Chronology of Human Rights Violations of the United States in 2017 was also released by the office Tuesday. China's report said the United States posed once again as "the guardian of human rights" and a...
  • Soup-to-Nuts Smart Take on Big Picture of Inspector General Report of Andrew McCabe

    04/16/2018 4:11:22 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 12 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 16, 2018 | Sundance
    A very good overall review of the Office of Inspector General report into the conduct of former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is provided by Twitter writer NameRedacted7. CTH is sharing the extensive review below with some minor editorial adjustments to expand on abbreviations and remove the twitterism for clarity. The full thread is HERE: [Via NameRedacted7] Im taking my time reading the McCabe report from [JusticeOIG] and so far Im floored. This is a 30+ page report on misconduct by fired Deputy Director Andrew McCabe; I intend this thread to be a work in progress as I make my way...
  • McCabe Report Released!

    04/13/2018 11:32:44 AM PDT · by bigbob · 254 replies
    Link to the report only - pdf download.
  • WOW here is the DOJ Inspector General report (issued TODAY, Friday, April 13, 2018) to CONGRESS...

    04/13/2018 11:54:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 74 replies
    Jerome Corsi via Twitter ^ | 04/13/18 | Jerome Corsi
    WOW here is the DOJ Inspector General report (issued TODAY, Friday, April 13, 2018) to CONGRESS referring former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to FBI for criminal prosecution … ROSENSTEIN & @jeffsessions cornered as @realDonaldTrump COUNTERATTACK #QAnon   and here is the DOJ Report  
  • Ex-FBI No. 2 Andrew McCabe to be criticized in watchdog report

    03/25/2018 6:07:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 56 replies
    NBC News ^ | 3/02/18
    WASHINGTON The Justice Department's inspector general is expected to criticize former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as part of its investigation into the bureau's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday night. **SNIP** The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a forthcoming inspector general report, said the criticism of McCabe was expected to be in connection with a media disclosure and a question of whether proper procedures were followed in the release of information.
  • UN reports on human rights violations and abuses in southeast Turkey

    03/20/2018 12:20:28 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies
    Turkish Minute ^ | March 20, 2018 | TM
    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday reported on allegations that the human rights violations and abuses in southeast Turkey are massive and serious, calling on the Turkish government for full and unfettered access to be able to directly, independently and objectively assess the human rights situation in the region.In a 28-page report issued on Tuesday, the OHCHR recommended that Turkey renew efforts to secure a peaceful end to the situation; and to ensure that every loss of life that occurred in the course of security operations is duly investigated, and that perpetrators...

    02/07/2018 2:58:54 PM PST · by smileyface · 110 replies
    Executive Summary Given the recent interest in Congresss and this Committees oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBIs investigation of classified information on former Secretary of State Hillary Clintons private email server, this interim majority staff report serves as an update on actions we have taken and what we have learned to date. As the Committee continues to investigate, Chairman Johnson has requested additional documents and materials from the Justice Department. The FBI is the nations premier law enforcement agency, and it is crucial that the public has full faith and confidence in its integrity and...
  • NTSB Determines Probable Cause of EL FARO Sinking

    12/13/2017 8:26:54 PM PST · by rockinqsranch · 13 replies
    gcaptain ^ | Dec. 12, 2017 | N/A gcaptain
    Captains Decisions, Shipping Companys Poor Safety Oversight Led to Sinking, the NTSB Says The deadliest shipping disaster involving a U.S.-flagged vessel in more than 30 years was caused by a captains failure to avoid sailing into a hurricane despite numerous opportunities to route a course away from the hazardous weather, the National Transportation Safety Board announced during a public meeting Tuesday.
  • What I saw yesterday in Charlottesville

    08/13/2017 4:10:39 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 32 replies
    TimeBomb Bullitin Board ^ | 8/13/17 | Altura Ct.
    I am not a writer but will do the best I can. I arrived about 10:30ish. Was actually surprised that I was able to find a parking space relatively close to Lee Park. In fact I thought that perhaps the turnout wouldn't be as big as I was anticipating because I didn't see much at first and I was only 5 blocks from ground zero but I was wrong. By the time I had walked one block toward the park the police presence was strong. Many in riot type gear. They had most streets and walkways blocked off funneling everyone...
  • Turkeys main opposition party slams commissions coup report

    06/01/2017 10:24:56 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil
    KOM News ^ | 30 May 2017 11:56 CEST | none stated
    CHP deputies Sezgin Tanrikulu (center-left) and Aykut Erdogdu (center-right) at a press conference on Monday. Opposition party members of the parliamentary commission investigating the coup attempt of 15 July 2016 slammed the commissions draft report in a press conference they held on Monday, news outlet Diken reports.Speaking in the beginning of the press conference, Aykut Erdogdu, Istanbul deputy for the main opposition Republican Peoples Party (CHP) said that the draft report announced by [Head of the Parliamentary Investigation Commission AKP Deputy Resat] Petek is a report that hides the political wing of a controlled coup attempt and a report that...
  • New Amnesty report slams mass dismissals in Turkey

    05/23/2017 10:59:11 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 7 replies
    KOM News ^ | 22 May 2017 10:52 CEST | none stated
    Workers in Bursa protesting the dismissals demanding their jobs back. An Amnesty International report was released on Monday focusing on the dismissal of public servants, including police officers, teachers, soldiers, doctors, judges, prosecutors and academics, by executive decree issued under the powers of the 10-months long state of emergency in Turkey.The mass dismissals have according to the report been carried out arbitrarily on the basis of vague and generalized grounds of connections to terrorist organizations.The summary dismissals were accompanied by expulsions from all forms of public service resulting in the complete deprival of any sort of income. While completely depending...
  • Turkey champion of Twitter bans: Twitter report

    03/22/2017 4:49:46 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 1 replies
    KOM News ^ | 22 March 2017 | none stated
    Picture from International Business Times Turkey has been crowned the champion of Twitter bans as more and more accounts are being flagged up for security reasons, a report released by the social media giant shows.Twitters transparency report announced that Turkey topped the list of countries that requested account closures, with Twitter closing 3,076 accounts in the last six months alone at Turkeys request.Of these, 2,232 cases were requested by the government, police and other state institutions, and 844 were requested by the courts. A total of 8,417 tweets were also reported by Turkey, with Twitter closing 290 accounts and deleting...
  • US demands UN pull report accusing Israel of apartheid

    03/16/2017 7:12:42 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 26 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | March 15, 2017, 10:16 pm | Times of Israel staff and AFP
    Envoy Nikki Haley says Washington outraged by publication; Sec-Gen Guterres distances self from it; Israel slams it as despicable The United States on Wednesday demanded that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres withdraw a report by a UN body accusing Israel of imposing apartheid on the Palestinians and of racially dominating them. Guterres distanced himself from the report by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) but US Ambassador Nikki Haley said it should be scrapped altogether. The United States is outraged by the report, said Haley in a statement. The United Nations secretariat was right to distance itself...