A Republican representative is citing another example of the politicization of the FBI.
Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) said Wednesday he interviewed a recently retired FBI supervisor who told him he was instructed by Deputy Director Andrew McCabe not to call the 2012 Benghazi attack an act of terrorism when distributing a report on the FBI findings to the larger intelligence community.
The agent found the instruction concerning because his unit had gathered incontrovertible evidence showing a major al Qaeda figure had directed the attack and the information had already been briefed to President Obama, the lawmaker said.
This could be a problem as Trump’s FBI Director Christopher Wray will be testifying before Congress tomorrow, and you can bet your sweet bippy that someone is going to bring this up.
“What operational reason would there be to issue an edict to agents telling them, in the face of virtually conclusive evidence to the contrary, not to categorize the Benghazi attack as a result of terrorism? By placing the interests of the Obama administration over the public’s interests, the order is yet another data point highlighting the politicization of the FBI,” DeSantis said.
Initially I thought people like Sean Hannity and others were exaggerating or just plain making up allegations of bias against Mueller, but more and more it looks like the evidence is catching up to their previously baseless claims…