The inspector general of the United States Department of Justice says that a witness to gross misconduct by the president of the United States has a duty to keep his mouth shut.
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The Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Justice released a report detailing an audit of the FBI process that notifies victims of cyber intrusion. The audit's findings criticize the bureau for notification delays, incomplete data collection and shortcomings in victim engagement. The report is available in full here and below.
The Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Justice has released a report on the Drug Enforcement Agency's use of administrative subpoenas for bulk data collection and exploitation, without comprehensive legal review, in drug investigations involving Americans. The full report is available here and below.
There is a curious tension, if not an inconsistency, between the former FBI director's stress on the imperative of individual ethical decision-making and his endorsement of the IG process.
The Inspector General on the FBI in Fall 2016: How a Fateful Delay Set the Stage for the Ultimate October Surprise
The Inspector General report yields disturbing inferences about the situational awareness of former FBI Director James Comey and the judgment of several senior FBI officials involved in the Clinton investigation, including former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.
The ongoing DOJ IG investigation into Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz himself are about to assume center stage in the Comey firing drama.