Later, while being interviewed by the DOJ Office of the Inspector General, which was looking into possible FBI leaks, he admitted he was full of shit, and that any conversations he’d had were “gossip” about Comey’s decision-making process, and that the supposedly active agents were, in fact, retired FBI employees working in consulting and security.
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Justice Dept opens civil rights investigation into Phoenix police department (Washington Post)
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