The Inspector General’s Report Is Due Today

Ken AshfordBreaking News, Election 2016, L'Affaire Russe, Obama & Administration, Trump & AdministrationLeave a Comment

Right wing media and Trump have a lot riding on the IG Report today. They are hoping that it will expose the Deep State and the bias in the Mueller investigation. Fat chance.

Bloomburg has an advance (leaked?) copy and although it basically concludes that above: that Comey screwed up by having press conferences about the Clinton emails so close to the election.

More to come… this will be updated throughout the day.

1:30 pm — Report expected at 3 pm but some of it has leaked.  NY Times headline is:

Much gaslighting will be coming out from Fox and Trump about what the report says, but it CLEARLY says “no political bias” — just bad behavior.

UPDATE — Full report is too big to embed, but you can download by clicking here

Here is the executive summary:

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3:15 pm — these hot takes are interesting:

Comey seems okay with the report:

And this is a VERY important point which Fox et al overlook on a daily basis:

If Strzok was so politically biased, why did he advocate for use of stronger measures in the Clinton investigation? And why didn’t he advocate telling the world about the Trump investigation?

And finally, the gaslighting begins: