FROM EIR DAILY ALERT
‘Why the CIA Needs Its Own Horowitz Report’
June 30, 2018 (EIRNS)—Holman Jenkins of the Wall Street Journal editorial board posted a signed editorial today under the above title. Although he expresses anti-Russia opinions, he strongly expresses the truth that Obama’s CIA Director John Brennan and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper are at least equally as guilty as Comey, Mueller and their team at the DOJ and FBI of peddling lies to prevent Trump from becoming President, and their continuing effort to drive him out of office.
He writes that Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz
“is not authorized to examine and dissect the internal communications and decision-making of other agencies the way he did the FBI’s. Yet the necessity of doing so fairly screams at us.”
He argues: “The FBI’s Mr. Comey, since Election Day, has been a model of discretion” compared with Brennan and Clapper.
“Mr. Brennan suggested on national TV that Vladimir Putin possesses secret information he uses to control President Trump. Mr. Clapper, also on national TV, called Mr. Trump a Kremlin ‘asset’ whose election was secured by Russian meddling. Their involvement in the events Mr. Horowitz details was extensive and pervasive and yet these men are invisible in his report. And it is hardly plausible that they were more restrained in their accusations against Mr. Trump in their private dealings with Mr. Comey before the election than they have been on TV since.”
Jenkins goes on:
“An underremarked facet of the Horowitz report reveals just how much illegal leaking to the press FBI officials were guilty of. The same rock needs to be turned over with respect to Mr. Brennan’s and Mr. Clapper’s former agencies.... Mr. Comey’s FBI is not the only intelligence branch that needs a good shaking out.”