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Things Just Keep Getting Worse and Worse For The FBI in Light of IG Report

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The Department of Justice Inspector General report that was released on Thursday continues to drop bombs on the FBI, exposing massive amounts of corruption, shady dealings, and pure incompetence in the federal branch of law enforcement.

Just to give you some context, former FBI Director James Comey was discovered to have used a private email server to conduct FBI business. This was the same guy investigating Hillary Clinton for doing the same thing during her time as secretary of state.  And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The report contains lots and lots more damaging material.

Folks working for the bureau probably didn’t think things could really get a whole lot worse, it now turns out that journalists and agents were exchanging gifts and doing so might be a federal crime.

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A bombshell inspector general report released Thursday revealed that several FBI employees improperly received gifts from reporters, in connection with possible leaks of sensitive information.

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Although public details of these exchanges are scant, they could constitute prosecutable violations of federal gift-giving rules.

The gifts in question included “tickets to sporting events, golfing outings, drinks and meals, and admittance to nonpublic social events.”

“We will separately report on those investigations as they are concluded, consistent with the Inspector General Act, other applicable federal statutes, and OIG policy,” the report reads.

Gifting rules for executive branch officials are strict and exacting. The U.S. Office of Government Ethics provides that “executive branch employees may not solicit or accept gifts that are given because of their official positions or that come from certain interested sources (‘prohibited sources’).”

The rules define a prohibited source as a person who:

Is seeking official action by, is doing business or seeking to do business with, or is regulated by the employee’s agency; or

Has interests that may be substantially affected by performance or nonperformance of the employee’s official duties.

Unauthorized contact with media personnel can actually result in the individuals involved in the activity being reassigned, suspended, or even fired.

And that’s in the non-criminal cases.

It’s disappointing to see how much personal politics has infected the realm of law enforcement, especially at the federal level, when these individuals are supposed to be upholding the law and approaching investigations with objectivity.

Sad.

Source: The Daily Caller

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‘I Do’ — Mitch McConnell Openly Supports Merrick Garland As Biden’s Attorney General

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John Salvatore

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Mitch McConnell famously stalled Merrick Garland’s confirmation to the Supreme Court to replace Antonin Scalia during the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency. The gig eventually went to Neil Gorsuch. Now, Garland is set to become attorney general in Joe Biden’s Department of Justice, with great support from…McConnell. From The Hill: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told Politico Tuesday he will back Merrick Garland’s nomination for attorney general. Asked by the publication whether he supported Garland’s nomination, the minority leader replied “I do.” However, the outlet reported that the senator did not elaborate further on his reasoning for the decision. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TPostMillennial/status/1363927995594010631?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363927995594010631%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbiden-ag-pick-merrick-garland-far-left-rioters-attacking-federal-courthouse-not-domestic-terrorism-because-its-at-night-when-court-is-closed Another couple of clips from the hearing… https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1363927397339455492?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363927397339455492%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-senator-kennedy-asks-biden-ag-nominee-if-biological-men-should-be-able-to-compete-in-womens-sports%2F https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1363955067313917969?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363955067313917969%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-senator-kennedy-asks-biden-ag-nominee-if-biological-men-should-be-able-to-compete-in-womens-sports%2F VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1s4frClR5w

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Press Sec Defends Detainment of Minors at the Border, But Liberals Slammed Trump For It

Funny how that works.

John Salvatore

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You either have to be very smart to be this stupid, or just…very stupid. When it comes to Jen Psaki and Joe Biden, which is more likely? Anyway, here’s the White House press secretary now pretty much defending “kids in cages” – which, of course, developed during the Obama administration (and is something that President Trump was lambasted over). From Fox News: White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday defended the reopening of a migrant facility at the border for children under the Biden administration, saying it is a “temporary reopening” amid the COVID-19 pandemic as she was pressed on the president’s past comments during the Trump administration on such facilities. Psaki was asked by Fox News why the Biden administration was reopening a facility for migrant children in Texas — considering President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ history railing against facilities for migrant children while Donald Trump was president. She replied that their policy is “not to expel unaccompanied children who arrive at the border.” CONTINUED: “The process, how it works, is that Customs and Border control continue to transfer unaccompanied children to the HHS office of Refugee Resettlement,” Psaki explained, adding that “can take a couple of days.” Psaki said that due to COVID-19 protocols, the social distancing requirements and capacity limits at Refugee Resettlement Shelters have “been significantly reduced, because, of course, you can’t have a child in every bed.” VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-b-IMwCuA0&feature=emb_title

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