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The Daily Caller News Foundation Editor-In-Chief Christopher Bedford explained Sunday who the “mystery man” from Pakistan the president referenced Friday really is.

Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz hired a Pakistani IT worker — Imran Awan — to be her e-mail server administrator while she served in the House of Representatives. Nearly every member of Awan’s family went on to work for Democrat members, until they were on the payroll of 1 in 5 House Democrats.


During their time at the House, the Awan’s had the “keys to the kingdom,” with the ability to access nearly every file on House servers, the chamber’s inspector general said.

The Awan’s were making “unauthorized access” to data, the House inspector general warned leadership in September 2016. The Awan’s behavior mirrored a “classic method for insiders to exfiltrate data from an organization,” the inspector general said.

After the inspector general presented that information, the Caucus’ server physically disappeared. Despite warnings, The Awan’s were left on House servers until Feb. 2, 2017.

Read more about the The Daily Caller News Foundation’s investigation into the Awan’s here.

Editor’s Note:

The Daily Caller, Inc., the Daily Caller News Foundation, and Luke Rosiak have settled a defamation lawsuit brought by Imran Awan, Abid Awan, Jamal Awan, Tina Alvi, and Rao Abbas (“the Plaintiffs”), in the D.C. Superior Court, Awan et al. v. The Daily Caller, Inc. et al., No. 2020 CA 000652 B (D.C. Super.) (“The Lawsuit”).
The Plaintiffs filed the Lawsuit in 2020, alleging that they were defamed by statements made by The Daily Caller entities and Mr. Rosiak, including statements in Obstruction of Justice, a 2019 book authored by Mr. Rosiak and published by Regnery Publishing, a business of Salem Media Group, Inc., about the Plaintiffs’ work for the U.S. House of Representatives. In response, The Daily Caller entities and Mr. Rosiak each denied liability and contested the Plaintiffs’ claims. 
None of the Defendants has admitted to any fault as part of this settlement. Nevertheless, The Daily Caller entities and Mr. Rosiak recognize that no charges have ever been filed against the Plaintiffs relating to their congressional IT work.

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