Posted on 02/11/2018 12:49:47 PM PST by ReformedMedia
As more and more information comes out, including the recent texts between Peter Strzok and his mistress attorney, it looks like the rats are jumping ship at the FBI and Justice Department.
Mike Kortan, FBI assistant director for public affairs, and David Laufman, chief of the Justice Department’s Counterintelligence and Export Control Section both are out.
According to Politico:
Both men are discussed in text messages sent by senior FBI Agent Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page. President Donald Trump and many Republican lawmakers have argued that the texts are evidence of anti-Trump bias at senior levels of the Justice Department and FBI.
While the texts contain derogatory mentions of Trump, the messages made public thus far don’t attribute that sentiment to Kortan or Laufman, and there’s no indication that either departure is related to the recent flap.
Kortan, who has headed the FBI’s media operation since 2009, has told colleagues for months or longer that he was on the verge of retirement. The imminent nature of his departure was first reported by Fox News.
Laufman’s exit is more surprising. It was first reported by The Washington Post, which said he told colleagues he was leaving for personal reasons.
Laufman had served since 2014 as the top Justice Department official overseeing espionage investigations, as well as cases involving foreign lobbying and leaks of classified information. That put Laufman in charge of the Hillary Clinton email probe and aspects of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election — an inquiry handed off last May to special counsel Robert Mueller.
The Strzok-Page texts suggest they held an unflattering view of Laufman and Kortan.
Of course, Politico tried to temper the story that this had absolutely nothing with their names being mentioned in the texts.
(Excerpt) Read more at thewashingtonstandard.com …
Two down, ten or twenty thousand to go. (At the top level.)
Laufman had served since 2014 as the top Justice Department official overseeing espionage investigations, >>>>>
Well Laufman, Comey, McCape et. al. were busy COMMITTING espionage.They are racketeers, a crime family.
Use the RICO statute on the lot of them….roll up their net the same way we would do to a Mafia family.
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