James Comey under criminal investigation
Federal prosecutors in Washington are investigating a years-old leak of classified information about a Russian intelligence document, and they appear to be focusing on whether the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey illegally provided details to reporters, according to people familiar with the inquiry.
The case is the second time the Justice Department has investigated leaks potentially involving Mr. Comey, a frequent target of President Trump, who has repeatedly called him a “leaker.” …The document played a key role in Mr. Comey’s decision to sideline the Justice Department and announce in July 2016 that the F.B.I. would not recommend that Hillary Clinton face charges in her use of a private email server to conduct government business while secretary of state….
The Justice Department’s inspector general, who had examined Mr. Comey’s conduct and referred his findings to prosecutors in New York, concluded that Mr. Comey violated F.B.I. policy. …
Whether the document was fake remains an open question.
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School-to-prison pipeline is back in session
5 cars stolen over weekend
01-18-2020 — Madison police responded to Birch Hill Drive for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was located and verified to be reported as stolen. The driver/suspect (15-year-old male) attempted to flee on foot. The suspect was taken into custody and conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center on a resisting charge. Additional charges may be forthcoming.
01-19-2020 — Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 4:43 p.m. Officers observed five juveniles flee from a vehicle. Area canvassed and one juvenile was detained. The vehicle was left unoccupied and discovered to be reported as stolen. Vehicle recovered. Investigation continuing.
Three other vehicles stolen over the weekend.
Category Archives: Free speech
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Blaska is asking all 20 members of the Madison Common Council and Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway the following: Can you keep order at your own meeting? The Policy Werkes e-mailed this to our elected city leaders yesterday (06-27-19) and copied … Continue reading
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