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FIVE TOP OFFICIALS IN THE FBI ANNOUNCE RETIREMENT / QUITTING........hmmmm......did the F.B.I. lie about the wiretap of Trump's 2016 people, and did the order for the wiretap come from Barack Obama???

5 Top FBI Officials Exit Bureau

July 20, 2018 6:11 pm Last Updated: July 21, 2018 9:49 am

Five senior FBI officials have either left the bureau since June or announced plans to retire. The FBI confirmed three of the departures but does not comment on personnel matters below the executive level.

David Resch, the executive assistant director for the FBI’s Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, is leaving after 28 years of service, according to the FBI. FBI Director Christopher Wray appointed Resch to the post in April.

Carl Ghattas, the executive assistant director of the FBI’s national security branch, is leaving for the private sector after 20 years of service, the FBI said. Ghattas was promoted to the post by then-Director James Comey in February 2017.

Resch’s subordinate at the cyber division, Assistant Director Scott Smith, is leaving for the private sector after 22 years at the bureau, the FBI said. Comey promoted Smith to the position in October 2016.

“I absolutely love the FBI and continue to respect the good work the FBI does to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution,” Resch said in a statement provided by the FBI. “As I retire after 28 years of government service to transition into the private sector, I have full confidence that under Director Wray’s steadfast leadership, the Bureau will remain the FBI the American people have depended on for 110 years.”

The FBI does not comment on personnel matters below the executive level, but Jeffrey Tricoli, the chief of the bureau’s cyber section and the co-leader of the Foreign Influence Task Force, left for the private sector job in June, according to his LinkedIn profile.

In addition, Deputy Assistant Director Howard Marshall, Resch’s subordinate at the cyber division, is also retiring, according to a brief speech praising his service by Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.) in a July 17 speech on Capitol Hill.

Resch, Smith, and Marshall headed the FBI’s cyber division. Tricoli was the chief of the cyber section and co-led the Foreign Influence Task Force (FITF), which was assembled by Wray in the fall of last year to investigate election meddling by foreign entities, similar to Russia’s alleged interference in 2016.

Wray and Tricoli spoke about FITF at a cybersecurity conference at Fordham University in January. Part of the unit’s work involves identifying foreign influence attempts and notifying the public and media companies. Much about the task force remains secret, including the personnel involved. According to an FBI spokesperson, FITF is a collaboration between the bureau’s counterintelligence, cyber, criminal, and counterterrorism divisions.

“We have no comment on specific personnel matters, but we would note that the FBI has nearly 37,000 employees, including extremely capable leaders whose careers change and grow,” said a spokesperson for the FBI. “The mission of each division and task force is not dependent on any one person. The FBI’s Foreign Influence Task Force continues its work without interruption.”

Robert  Mueller indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers on July 13 for allegedly hacking Democratic computer systems, stealing emails and files, and posting the contents online with the aim of interfering in the 2016 election. The contents of the indictment match the evidence included in a report issued by the House Intelligence Committee in April last year, according to committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) The indictment left out evidence that Russians also attempted to hack Republican systems.

The retirements by the senior officials also come as Congress continues to investigate the actions bureau personnel took in 2016 and 2017 before and after the presidential election. Text messages between FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page sent during that time cast a cloud over the investigations into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and the campaign of President Donald Trump.

Strzok was the lead agent on both probes while expressing intense bias against Trump and in favor of Clinton. Strzok suggested that Clinton would win “100,000,000 – 0,” wrote that he will “stop” Trump from becoming president, discussed an “insurance policy” in case Trump won, and mused about “impeachment” after the election.

Ghattas, one of the retiring officials, led the review of the Clinton investigation in October 2017 after the texts between Strzok and Page were discovered, according to a report (pdf) by the Justice Department Inspector General. The agents conducting the review concluded that the agents who conducted the probe should be “commended.”

Contrary to the conclusion of Ghattas’ team, the inspector general found that text messages between Strzok, Page, and three other FBI officials, “cast a cloud over” and “sowed doubt” about the FBI’s work in the Clinton investigation.

“We found that the conduct of these five FBI employees brought discredit to themselves, sowed doubt about the FBI’s handling of the Midyear investigation, and impacted the reputation of the FBI,” the inspector general stated in the report.

Ghattas was one of the five officials named by Rep. Louie Gohmert Jr. during a hearing with Wray in December last year. Gohmert asked Wray if Ghattas expressed bias against the Trump administration.

“My experience with Executive Assistant Director Ghattas has been very positive and he’s been a complete professional in all my interactions with him,” Wray said.

According to a person familiar with FBI personnel matters, the recent rise in special agent retirements is due to a hiring boom the FBI had in the late 1990s. FBI agents are eligible to retire after 20 years in service if they turn 50. The mandatory retirement age for agents is 57.

Many of the agents who entered the bureau during the boom in the 90s are now eligible to retire. The FBI expects the higher level of agent retirements to continue for a few years. The attrition rate for agents hired during the last three fiscal years is less than 0.6 percent, the person said.

“It appears highly unusual for so many senior-level executives to depart in such a short span of time,” said Marc Ruskin, a 27-year veteran of the FBI. “These are essentially C-level executives, the top level of the FBI.”

Ruskin said that coupled with the firing of Comey and his deputy, Andrew McCabe, the departure of Page, and the Congressional scrutiny of Strzok, Wray appears to be “trying to completely clean out the bureau.”

“It’s essentially a complete house cleaning,” Ruskin said, noting that Smith, Marshall, Resch, Ghattas, and Tricoli all rose through the ranks during the tenures of Mueller and Comey.

“Whether they’re connected or not there’s no way to know for sure. But it can be a reasonable interpretation that Wray is trying to completely clean out the bureau in order to promote new blood and get people who would be more amenable to his direction,” Ruskin added.

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swamp drainage continues....more rats, snakes, alligators to follow. ;-0

HERE'S WHAT'S FUNNY....According to her book, "Hard Choices," Hillary Clinton had a secret meeting with Putin while she was Secretary of the State under Obama, AND NOBODY SAYS ANYTHING!!!


BREAKING: HILLARY CLINTON ADMITS SHE MET SECRETLY WITH PUTIN IN 2014

Criticizes Trump, yet says she ‘bonded’ with Russian leader


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton bashed President Trump over his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin last week, but failed to mention she also bonded with Putin in 2012 over Siberian tigers.

In her memoir “Hard Choices,” Clinton explained her meeting with Putin in Moscow, where she asked him what he’s “doing to save the tigers in Siberia.”

“He looked up in surprise. Now I had his attention,” she wrote.

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“He took her to his private office.”

Additionally, Clinton recalled several anecdotes Putin told her during their time together, including a personal story about his mother.

“During the war Putin’s father came home from the front lines for a short break,” Clinton wrote.

“When he approached the apartment where he lived with his wife, he saw a pile bodies stacked in the street and men loading them into a waiting flatbed truck. As he drew nearer, he saw a woman’s legs wearing shoes that he recognized as his wife’s. He ran up and demanded his wife’s body.”

“After an argument the man gave in, and Putin’s father took his in his arms and, after examining her, realized she was still alive. He carried her up to their apartment and nursed her back to health. Eight years later, in 1952, their son Vladimir was born.”

Fast-forward 6 years, and you’d think Clinton would have never given Putin the time of day.

“The great mystery is why this president has not spoken up for our country, and we saw this most clearly in this recent meeting with Putin,” Clinton said of Trump on Saturday.

“So this idea that somehow we are not sure where our own president stands is deeply disturbing.”

And as the Helsinki meeting concluded, Clinton accused Trump of being on Russia’s “team” in a smarmy tweet.


Hillary Clinton
@HillaryClinton

Well, now we know.

Hillary Clinton
@HillaryClinton

Great World Cup. Question for President Trump as he meets Putin: Do you know which team you play for?


Meeting with Russia’s leader is standard diplomatic protocol for a sitting president and for his Cabinet – unless that president is Donald Trump.


she needs an ankle bracelet to go with the house coat

Image result for hillary in housecoat

hillary, wearing her hospital gown, released from the asylum for the day, still musing over her 2016 election loss....why oh why did she lose, the libs wonder....lol

Gonna get 'em all with this!!!

Mueller handed off uranium samples personally on an airport tarmac!-Russians paid around $150 million-the below company received a commission and the Clinton foundation got $140 million while shrillary was sec of state!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Brennan and obama HAD to know about this!!!!!!

Uranium One
Mining company
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Uranium One is a Russian-Canadian uranium mining company with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. It has operations in Australia, Canada, Kazakhstan, South Africa and the United States. Wikipedia
Founded: December 2005
CEO: Eduards Smirnovs (Jul 2017–)

No need to name names, Ashtar Massive... you all know the three Trumplethinskin devotees responsible for transforming ACC into a swamp. Would be funny if the price didn't include Ben's site becoming yet another FOX Inc. cesspool. So it goes... good work boys. Continue playing in your own filth. Beyond clear your only way to get off is blowing smoke up each others arses. 


Malcontent ~ Omego ~ Pet

gonna be glorious when they all tumble down sticky-keep a few boxes of kleenex handy, snowflake dear

HEY MICHAL....

first of all mikey, obama and all his  supporters are not liberals, they/you are socialists anjd socialists are are fascists-

here's what the fake summer of love(summer of hate at haight and ashbury) gang got back in Nixon's '72 win-we were blue back then and the rads were red, cnn changed the maps on live tv covering elections in the 90s-

radical red, conservative blue-everthing you guys do is fake and contrived, lies-you guys are rerfect for the filth like soros and the ceos etc to pilfer the treasury and destroy a nation

Image result for map of nixon's win in 1972-rinos are scum of the earth too

aha stick, you still suffer from trump derangement syndrome i see. i suggest that you keep taking your meds until awake. then join us in the paradign shift. wwg1wga

yepper Stick , these clown turned this site into  redneck confederate flag waving trump kissasses.....

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