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      Richard Pollock

      Richard Pollock is a senior investigative reporter for the Daily Caller News Foundation. Previously, he won an Emmy as the Washington producer for ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and later served as the senior producer for “Fox News Sunday” and the Washington Bureau Chief of PJTV. He has done investigative reporting for the Progressive Magazine, The Village Voice and the Washington Examiner.

Behind The IG Report — How The Obama Justice Department Tried To Shut Down The FBI’s Investigation Into The Clinton Foundation

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton salutes the audience after the closing of the Clinton Global Initiative 2016 (CGI) in New York, U.S., September 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - S1BEUCQUDHAB
  • The Department of Justice Inspector General released a report Friday claiming "lack of candor" by former FBI deputy Director Andrew McCabe
  • The report also details Justice Department's influence to close a multi-state investigation into the Clinton Foundation
  • The IG claims McCabe leaked DOJ's pressure to end the Clinton investigation to battle claims he was partial to the Clintons

The Department of Justice Inspector General report on the "lack of candor" by FBI deputy Director Andrew McCabe also documents for the first time the Obama administration's effort to shut down the bureau's investigation of the Clinton Foundation, according to a review of the report by The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group.

EXCLUSIVE: London Think Tank McMaster Spent Decade Consulting For Sought Clinton Foundation Funding

8:57 PM 04/09/2018

The London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies -- where former national security adviser H.R. McMaster spent 11 years as a consultant -- submitted a $750,000 funding proposal to the Clinton Foundation in January 2011 while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, according to documents exclusively obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group.

EXCLUSIVE: Outgoing National Security Advisor McMaster Worked For Foreign Think Tank Funded By China, Russia

9:56 PM 03/22/2018
  • Outgoing National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster worked for a foreign-based think tank for 11 years before assuming his post
  • The think tank has ties to Russia, China, the Uranium One deal and Bahrain
  • Career armed forces officers spoke out against the arrangement

Outgoing National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster served for more than a decade as a consultant to the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies, a foreign-based think-tank that has received funding from hostile foreign governments to include Russia and China, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation.

THE SWAMP: Inside The ‘Revolving Door’ Reform Of Dodd-Frank

12:43 PM 03/15/2018
  • Sen. Mike Crapo won a spectacular victory Wednesday
  • The Senate passed his sponsored legislation cutting down some Dodd-Frank Act provisions
  • "I think everyone agrees that the community banks have been leading this effort," a lobbyist said

Sen. Mike Crapo, a Republican from Idaho, won a spectacular victory Wednesday evening as the Senate passed his sponsored legislation cutting down some Dodd-Frank Act provisions, especially those that impacted small community banks. One of the prime promoters for Crapo's bill was the Independent Community Bankers of America, a trade association representing some of America's tiniest banks.

EXCLUSIVE: Luxurious Newly Renovated CFPB Headquarters Is Infested By Rats

9:19 PM 03/05/2018
  • Actual rats are infesting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's headquarters
  • Hundreds of the agency's employees moved into their beautiful $124 million headquarters in October
  • "One person had a rat in her trash can, and they couldn’t get it out," an employee said

Rats -- actual rodents -- are infesting the newly renovated Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's headquarters, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.

EXCLUSIVE: FBI Denies Secret Comey-Obama Meeting Raises Integrity and Public Trust Issues

9:09 PM 03/01/2018
  • The FBI will not expedite the release of documents about secret meetings between Comey and Obama
  • Comey held a secret Oval Office meeting with Obama on Jan. 5, 2017
  • TheDCNF requested records of all meetings between the two

The FBI states it will not expedite the release of documents about secret meetings between FBI Director James Comey and former President Barack Obama, according to a letter the bureau sent to The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Teacher Union Pensions Invest In Firearm And Ammunition Manufacturers

9:12 PM 02/27/2018
  • Pension investments show teachers are willing to invest in the nation's biggest gun and ammunition manufacturers
  • The issue of gun violence has focused teachers with renewed, emotional calls for gun control
  • Teacher union pension investments buy stock in gun and ammunition companies

Liberal teachers may claim they abhor guns, but their pension investments show they are willing to invest in the nation's biggest gun and ammunition manufacturers, according to a review of teacher institutional investments by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The Shocking History Of Sexual Misconduct Within James Comey’s FBI

11:43 PM 02/25/2018
  • The Department of Justice inspector general sanctioned at least 14 FBI employees since 2014
  • The majority of sexual impropriety occurred under former FBI Director James Comey
  • Sexual misconduct at the FBI went further than Lisa Page and Peter Strzok

George Soros Makes Massive Financial Investments On Fossil Fuels

9:10 PM 02/19/2018
  • Soros Fund Management reported investments in eleven new fossil fuel corporations
  • George Soros founded and operates his own climate change advocacy group
  • The billionaire invested $54 million in Columbia Pipeline in 2016

George Soros made big investment bets on fossil fuel companies in the fourth quarter of 2017 even though he claims these firms contribute to climate change, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation.

Adam Schiff Confirms Democratic Memo Contains ‘Sources and Methods’

1:33 PM 02/14/2018
  • California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff confirmed that his party's memo needed to be scrubbed for sources and methods
  • This directly contradicts House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's claim that the delay was President Donald Trump attempting a cover-up
  • Schiff criticized former President Barack Obama's lack of response to cyber warfare

White House problems with the Democrats' "rebuttal memo" on the surveillance of Trump associates are genuine and the document could disclose "sources and methods," California Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence confirmed.

Four Big Questions Still Hang Over The Las Vegas Police Mass Murder Report

9:16 PM 02/13/2018
  • Key law enforcement officials poke holes into the Las Vegas Police Department's narrative
  • Missing evidence raises red flags
  • Photos and videos fail to corroborate the stated timeline

Editor's Note: This post has been updated to reflect the release of the autopsy report by the Clark County coroner. On Friday the coroner's pathology report on Stephen Paddock was released to the Associated Press and the Las Vegas Review-Journal. You can see it here

BREAKING: On The Same Day Trump Releases the Nunes Memo, A Federal Judge Keeps The Comey Memos Secret

4:37 PM 02/02/2018

On the same day the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released the Nunes memo showing the FBI relied on the salacious and unverified Trump dossier to obtain a surveillance warrant on Carter Page, a federal judge ruled to withhold the Comey memos. The memos, authored by former FBI Director James Comey, are about his nine private conversations with President-elect and President Trump.