- The Washington Times - Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson is doing something most journalists (and apparently most Senators) have failed to do. She’s actually reading reading the entire Inspector General’s report on the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email affair. 

For those journalists who have only read the Executive Summary of Michael Horowitz’ report they come away with assumptions that serve their political purposes, but don’t actually reflect the contents of the extensive tome. “There were only a handful of agents implicated” they’ll say. And “there was no political bias in the agency’s handling of the investigations” they’ll maintain. 

Not so, says Attkisson


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Attkisson: And one more headline I don’t think was well discussed … I counted, I think so far as I’m going through the report, pretty harsh criticism of over 80 FBI officials and DOJ officials, meaning this wasn’t a handful of people, just a few people, these are very top level people and a lot of attorneys and people around them and ethics officials who are criticized. This was pretty wide spread according to the Inspector General. 

 O’Connor: Wow. That is … I haven’t seen that tally at all, 80 various officials within the FBI that sounds like a systemic problem.

 Attkisson: And they weren’t all named…he would say things like 39 people on this conference call all failed to act on this such and such or he would say a number of attorneys and ethics officials made this mistake. So he’s not naming them all, but he’s identifying a number of people and I’ve been trying to add them up to the best of my ability.

Here’s my entire interview with Attkisson:



 

And here is Attkisson’s definitive timeline of what she calls “Collusion against Trump.”

 

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