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US May Have Accidentally Bought Fuel From Iran Then Had $150M Of It Stolen And Used To Destabilize Region
The U.S. military in Afghanistan and allied forces may be accidentally buying fuel from Iran, and also saw at least $154 million in fuel stolen.
Former Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin had a second European trip with his wife scheduled for April -- a 10-day trip justified by a three-day medical conference at the Vatican -- and he did he did not cancel it until he knew his job was in jeopardy over an earlier nine-day European trip based around 3.5 days of work, three senior officials said.
Congress And Wasserman Schultz Negligent For Allowing Hacking Suspects Continued Access, Expert Says
Every one of the 44 House Democrats who hired Pakistan-born IT aides who later allegedly made "unauthorized access" to congressional data appears to have chosen to exempt them from background checks, according to congressional documents.
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin appeared to send a message to President Donald Trump by exiling senior White House adviser Jake Leinenkugel, who worked as Trump's "eyes and ears" in the agency, to a glorified cubicle resembling the "entrance to a mechanical area," according to an employee who saw it.
The FBI had a decade-long confidential informant relationship with the father of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, prosecutors admitted Saturday, 12 days into the trial of his wife.
A Democratic congresswoman filed for a restraining order against a transgender former intern, but a New Mexico judge scrapped it Wednesday.
Soon after the House of Representatives found that Democratic IT aide Imran Awan and his family made "unauthorized access" to congressional data, Imran hurriedly vacated his house, renting it in February 2017 to a former Marine. Imran angrily told his new tenant, Andre Taggart, that he was homeless and to refuse any certified mail in Imran's name, Taggart said.
A House of Representatives fund paid $1 million to secretly settle complaints by staffers. Here are the largest.
- Democratic Rep. Emanuel Cleaver hired former McDonald's employee Rao Abbas to manage his data for three years
- Cleaver claimed on an audio recording that now-indicted Imran Awan was actually his IT aide
- FACT has submitted an ethics complaint against Cleaver for allegedly having Awan as his aide but paying Abbas $60,0000
A Democratic congressman is facing an ethics complaint for paying an unqualified former McDonald's employee to manage his data for three years and allegedly admitting to handing control of his servers to now-indicted Pakistani-American Imran Awan despite Awan not being on his staff.
Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin's insinuation to Congress that the department had been hacked was not based in fact, the agency's inspector general said Tuesday.
- FBI agents apprehended Hina Alvi at an airport in 2017
- She was suspected of hacking Congress and is the wife of Imran Awan
- Awan and his family members allegedly logged into servers of congressmen for whom they did not work
The daughter of one of President Trump's cabinet secretaries tweeted -- then deleted Tuesday -- about a "political conspiracy" by "right-winged" "Trump appointees, designed to uproot an Obama holdover."
- Justice Department official Bruce Ohr did not disclose Fusion GPS was paying his wife
- Ohr was demoted from his post after the information emerged
- Willfully falsifying government ethics documents can result in jail time
Bruce Ohr, the Department of Justice official who brought opposition research on President Donald Trump to the FBI, did not disclose that Fusion GPS, which performed that research at the Democratic National Committee's behest, was paying his wife, and did not obtain a conflict of interest waiver from his superiors at the Justice Department, documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation show.
Released texts between Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who ran the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's email server, and his lover, FBI attorney Lisa Page, reveal the possibility that Strzok used his cell phone in a SCIF -- a strict violation of protecting classified information.
FBI Missed Clinton Emails Openly MARKED Classified, Wanted To Conclude Probe Before IG Caught Mistake
The FBI didn't notice that some emails from Hillary Clinton's private email server were marked classified with a "(C)" when they were sent -- something that seemingly would have been one of the first and most obvious checks in an investigation, and one that FBI agents instantly recognized put the facts at odds with Clinton's public statements.
Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who led the Trump and Clinton investigations said he needed to wrap up the Clinton probe after it became clear it was a Trump-Clinton race; joked he'd throw his son out on the street for supporting Ted Cruz; and said the government should stop pro-life demonstrators by taking away their permit under false circumstances.
The FBI officials investigating Hillary Clinton's email server wrote that House Speaker Paul Ryan is a "jerk," that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looks like a turtle, that Oversight Committee chairman Trey Gowdy is a "dick," and that newscaster Chris Wallace is a "turd."