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FBI Director Wray may soon find himself in contempt of Congress
Last week we detailed the hyper politicization and weaponization of our national security and law enforcement apparatus as revealed in the Durham report. This week I wanted to highlight how we’re seeing the lack of accountability for such corruption manifests itself. Here’s some recent developments. On May 25. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan member Thomas Massie sent a letter to Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan demanding information regarding allegations from an FBI whistleblower that his bank had, quote, provided the FBI voluntarily and without any legal process, a list of individuals who had made transactions in the Washington DC metropolitan area with a bol a credit or debit card between January 5 and January 7 2021. In that data dump, the bank also allegedly flagged individuals who had purchased a firearm with a Bank of America product, regardless of when or where, as the Congressman note, this would mean that Bank of America potentially violated the due process rights of Americans, essentially implying guilt by association and particularly on grounds of their exercise of their Second Amendment rights. This comes amid revelations the FBI improperly used warrantless search powers against US citizens more than 278,000 times in 2021. Looking at people involved in January 6, the summer 2020, BLM riots, and even into donors have failed congressional candidate. By contrast, in another January six related story, Chairman Jordan and others penned a letter to FBI director Christopher Ray asked him to explain how exactly it was the while the J six investigation is one of the most extensive in US history. The FBI still hasn’t identified the would be DNC and RNC pipe bomber. As the letter notes, a former FBI agent who works on the investigation said the suspect was tracked via a metro rail car to a stop in Northern Virginia, which led the FBI to a vehicle the suspect entered, they got the license plate number, yet we don’t know who this suspect is. Having already called for briefings to no avail. The Judiciary Committee is once again calling on ray to show up and talk. Meanwhile, Ray may soon find himself in contempt of Congress. That’s what Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer is threatening given the FBI his unwillingness to comply with a congressional subpoena calling for the FBI to provide a document memorializing information from an informant, detailing and alleged scheme involving then Vice President Biden and a foreign national relating to the exchange of money for policy decisions, that is a bribe a $5 million bribe at that, per whistleblower. Apparently, the FBI met with a committee and provided it mere information about its confidential human source program, rather than addressing the subpoena. Ray apparently now is planning to meet with comer. But comer said that without the document, his committee will initiate the contempt proceedings. This fall is reporting from commerce committees showing based on review of 1000s of records in response to subpoenas to four different banks that quote, Biden, family members and business associates created a web of over 20 companies formed during Joe Biden’s vice presidency, enabling the Biden’s and their associates to receive over $10 million from foreign nationals companies both during and after Biden was in office. After foreign companies sent money to business associates companies that report details. the Biden family received incremental payments over time to different bank accounts. These complicated financial transactions appear to conceal the source of the funds and reduce the conspicuousness of the total amounts made into the Biden and accounts. Millions in particular seemed to have come from China and Romania. So where the heck have authorities been? What are the odds this ends up as we just found out with the Clinton Foundation investigation, with all the evidence if the FBI ever compiled it returned or destroyed? Well, at the very same time this investigation is ongoing. whistleblowers have come out of the IRS claiming Hunter Biden was gaining favorable treatment and a criminal tax probe into his activities. One whistleblower says he was passed over for promotion and removed from the investigation then fired. The IRS in fact has reportedly removed the entire team probing Hunter Biden’s tax returns talk about obstruction and alleged retaliation for whistleblowing. FBI whistleblower has also recently testified before the House weaponization committee alleging their lives were ruined for pointing out purported hyper politicization and weaponization within the bureau and got attacked by the FBI and Democrats for it. Last but not least, we now know new details about the IRS is apparent targeting of disaffected liberal eternity independent journalist Matt Taibbi, one of the drafters of the Twitter files to be had an IRS agent show up at his house the day he testified before the House weaponization committee about his findings of government weaponization, the IRS opened its case on him literally on Christmas Eve Saturday, December 24 2020 to talk about dedication. Just weeks after he had published his first installment of the Twitter files and the day he published the ninth such installment. The IRS built a dossier about TV in including his voter registration, whether he possesses a hunting or fishing license and concealed weapons permit. The agent on the case also examined TV’s work. This was concerning a 2018 tax return about which the IRS actually ote be a refund. As the journalist put it, quote, when the IRS checks to see if you have a carry permit and visit your home at a time when they owe you money, it’s time to worry
US officials corrupting Biden’s Israel-Hamas position
In the aftermath of Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack, President Biden proclaimed unwavering and unconditional support for Israel. But as civilian deaths from the ensuing Israeli bombardment of Gaza rapidly escalated, some U.S. officials spoke out against what they perceived as Biden’s dangerous blank-check support for Israel’s war campaign. Straight Arrow News contributor Ben Weingarten reviews
Musk’s legal battle with Media Matters is a defense for free speech
Elon Musk’s X is suing Media Matters for America following a report alleging Nazi content on the social media platform appeared alongside advertisements from major companies like Apple and Comcast. Media Matters called the lawsuit “frivolous” and accused X of trying to silence critics. Straight Arrow News contributor Ben Weingarten explains the motivation behind the
The Supreme Court’s code of conduct is a ploy to smear the Right
The Supreme Court adopted a new code of conduct on Nov. 13, outlining self-enforced rules the justices must follow. Senate Judiciary Democrats pushed for this new code amid ethics scrutiny on Justice Clarence Thomas, who is accused of accepting luxury vacations from a Republican donor. Straight Arrow News contributor Ben Weingarten contends that this new
Censorship-industrial complex targets conservatives
The spread of online misinformation has contributed to a variety of acute issues and concerns in modern politics, economics, culture, security, education and more. These concerns prompted the U.S. government to intervene, sometimes in partnership with private companies. While there’s been broad agreement on the necessity of this intervention, there have also been accusations from
Biden must hold Iran responsible for Hamas’s attack on Israel
In the immediate aftermath of the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel, President Joe Biden ordered aircraft carriers to the Middle East and warned Iran and Hezbollah to keep their distance, seeking to deter a larger regional war. But critics of the president are questioning the effectiveness of his long-term Iran containment strategy over the
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