A bar grievance for former FBI Director James Comey

This morning I filed a bar grievance against former FBI Director James Comey based on evidence that he lied to Congress. I also asked the New York attorney grievance committee to reopen prior grievances and investigate Mr. Comey, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and private attorney Beth Wilkinson for the destruction of evidence from the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Stephen Dinan at The Washington Times posted a story today about the grievances, so I won’t write much here. I’ve uploaded today’s grievance as well as a January 5, 2017 letter that I received from the New York grievance committee.

By the way, I’d like to dedicate my grievance to H.W. “Buddy” Pecot of Longview, Texas, a former FBI agent and a longtime friend and mentor to me. I know a lot of good men and women inside the FBI, and nobody hates this stuff more than they do.

Are Maryland bar prosecutors still trying to protect Hillary Clinton’s lawyers?

This afternoon I asked a Maryland judge to order the state’s bar counsel to treat me like any other person who files a grievance against a crooked lawyer, namely by sharing the letters that it receives from Hillary Clinton’s lawyers in response to my grievances.  In the process, I discovered that Maryland officials recently changed the rules to squelch people like me and protect powerful attorneys like Mrs. Clinton’s lawyers.

As was widely reported last month, Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul Harris ordered the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland and its Office of Bar Counsel to investigate David Kendall, Cheryl Mills, and Heather Samuelson for their roles in destroying emails from Hillary Clinton’s secret server. Bar prosecutors had thumbed their noses at the law that required them to investigate.

Now it appears that the bar prosecutors are thumbing their noses at Judge Harris’s order.  The motion that I filed today notes that a Maryland attorney normally must share his / her written responses with the person who filed a grievance against that attorney, but this time it appears that bar prosecutors want to keep everything under wraps. In fact, for all we know the bar prosecutors may not be investigating at all.  And given their efforts to protect Mrs. Clinton’s lawyers thus far, I have long suspected that they might just do nothing for a few months, claim they found no evidence, and then close the case. … Read more

DOJ orders U.S. Attorney’s Office to release records about Seth Rich murder

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Washington, D.C. must release records about the murder of former Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich, according to a Department of Justice official, and I have asked DOJ to compel the FBI to release any records that it may have about the murder.

In a letter dated October 2, 2017, the chief of administrative appeals at DOJ’s Office of Information Policy, Sean R. O’Neill, wrote that he was directing the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys to search for and produce any records covered in my September 1, 2017 Freedom of Information Act request. As records are produced, I’ll post them here.

For those of you who live in a cave (or get your news from the New York Times or Washington Post), Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has hinted very strongly since last year that he received leaked DNC emails from Seth Rich, not Russian agents. And last week Congressman Dana Rohrabacher said that Mr. Assange is willing to produce proof in exchange for a pardon.

Does that mean that Mr. Rich’s murder is related to the leaked emails? I have no idea. But when, as Glenn Greenwald has asked, will it be appropriate to start questioning the official narrative? … Read more