Category Archives: Hillary Clinton – email scandal

Hillary Clinton gives up her security clearance in wake of email scandal

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has forfeited her government security clearance and requested the cancellation of clearances granted to five aides.

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley released a letter from the State Department on Friday, confirming that Clinton, former chief of staff Cheryl Mills and four other unnamed staffers lost their access to state secrets on September 20.

Grassley asked State more than a year ago to investigate whether Clinton and her aides still held security clearances.

h/t RM

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Mysterious Prof Who Peddled Clinton Dirt to Papadopoulos May Be Dead, DNC Lawyers Say

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) said in a court filing Friday that the London-based Maltese professor who told former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos that Russia had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton may be dead. Joseph Mifsud vanished from the public eye late last year after his name surfaced in stories about the Russia investigation.

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SOURCES: China Hacked Clinton’s Private Email Server

A Chinese-owned company operating in the Washington, D.C., area hacked Hillary Clinton’s private server throughout her term as secretary of state and obtained nearly all her emails, two sources briefed on the matter told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The Chinese firm obtained Clinton’s emails in real time as she sent and received communications and documents through her personal server, according to the sources, who said the hacking was conducted as part of an intelligence operation.

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Gohmert: Watchdog Found Clinton Emails Were Sent To ‘Foreign Entity’

A member of the House Committee on the Judiciary said during a hearing Thursday that a government watchdog found that nearly all of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails were sent to a foreign entity and that the FBI didn’t follow-up on that finding.

The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) found an “anomaly on Hillary Clinton’s emails going through their private server, and when they had done the forensic analysis, they found that her emails, every single one except four, over 30,000, were going to an address that was not on the distribution list,” Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas said during a hearing with FBI official Peter Strzok.

“It was going to an unauthorized source that was a foreign entity unrelated to Russia,” he added.

An unbelievable level of corruption is being exposed. No wonder the Democrats are so deranged.

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The Myths We Tell Ourselves

Your average mass media pundit regularly decries the fact Americans no longer have trust in the country’s institutions, yet simultaneously refuse to take any sort of responsibility for the situation. Government bureaucrats and other assorted supporters of our decrepit status quo tend to do the same thing. As is typically the case, I’ll take the other side.

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President breaks his silence on damning IG report, calls it ‘total disaster’ for fired FBI Director James Comey

The president’s comments, delivered on Twitter, came a day after the release of the report, which was the result of an 18-month-long investigation by DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz.

“The IG Report is a total disaster for Comey, his minions and sadly, the FBI. Comey will now officially go down as the worst leader, by far, in the history of the FBI. I did a great service to the people in firing him. Good Instincts. Christopher Wray will bring it proudly back!” Trump tweeted Friday morning.

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FBI Official: Clinton’s Testimony Was ‘Hard To Impossible To Believe’

Clinton repeatedly claimed ignorance when pressed by FBI agents in a July 2016 interview about receiving multiple emails with a “(C)” classification marker, according to the IG’s report on the FBI’s investigation of Clinton’s private server. She said she did not know that the marker denoted classified information and “speculated it was a reference to paragraphs ranked in alphabetical order.”


Flashback: James Comey Has a History of Not Finding the Clintons Guilty of Anything

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Highlights From The Inspector General Report

‘Willingness’ To Impact The Election: IG’s Clinton Report Is Loaded With Bombshells

BOMBSHELL: FBI Agent Said He’d Make Sure Trump Was Never President, Texted ‘We’ll Stop It’

STRZOK: ‘We’ll Stop’ Trump Presidency

IG Report Shows Obama Lied When He Said He Knew Nothing About Hillary’s Secret E-mail Scheme

12 Things You Need To Know About The Inspector General’s DAMNING Report on The FBI’s Hillary/Trump Conduct

IG Report: FBI Agents Regularly Received Free Handouts From Journalists

After IG Report, Gowdy Blasts FBI: I am Angered and Extremely Disappointed

And…

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BREAKING: Department Of Justice Inspector General Report BLASTS Comey For Violating FBI Protocol, But Claims No Political Bias

“While we did not find that these decisions were the result of political bias on Comey’s part, we nevertheless concluded that by departing so clearly and dramatically from FBI and department norms, the decisions negatively impacted the perception of the FBI and the department as fair administrators of justice.”

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Anticipation builds for report on FBI’s Clinton probe

Conservatives on Capitol Hill are anxiously awaiting the imminent release of a report from the Department of Justice (DOJ) inspector general scrutinizing the law enforcement agency’s handling of its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server.

A spate of recent press reports suggesting that the document will be critical of top DOJ brass has raised expectations among some of President Trump’s most ardent defenders that it will provide fuel for an ongoing broadside against the department.

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FBI agent Peter Strzok was told of possible breach into Clinton’s server but didn’t follow up

During the final months of the Clinton email investigation, FBI agent Peter Strzok was advised of an irregularity in the metadata of Hillary Clinton’s server that suggested a possible breach, but there was no significant follow up, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

Sources told Fox News that Strzok, who sent anti-Trump text messages that got him removed from the ongoing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, was told about the metadata anomaly in 2016, but Strzok did not support a formal damage assessment.

One source said: “Nothing happened.”

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FBI Mulled Special Counsel For Hillary Email Probe But Feared Her Wrath, New Texts Reveal

Newly released text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page reveal that the agency’s top brass was considering appointing former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as a special counsel in the Hillary Clinton email investigation. 

The idea is pitched in a March, 2016 exchange between Strzok and Page – relatively early on in their investigation into Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information. Of note, Attorney General Loretta Lynch or one of her deputies would have had to make the ultimate decision to appoint a special prosecutor to look into the “matter.” 

h/t Marvin

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