US ELECTION: FBI Releases Bill Clinton 2005 Closed Case Files Days Before Vote

The FBI has unexpectedly released documents concerning ex-president Bill Clinton’s pardon of the husband of a wealthy Democratic dono...




The FBI has unexpectedly released documents concerning ex-president Bill Clinton’s pardon of the husband of a wealthy Democratic donor, in a surprise move just days before the election in which his wife is seeking to become America’s first female president.
The release of the heavily redacted 129-page report over the pardon of trader Marc Rich — an investigation that closed in 2005 without charges — triggered questions from Democrats already angered by the FBI’s probe into hundreds of thousands of newly uncovered emails possibly linked to Hillary Clinton.
While the Rich documents were published online Monday, they received little notice until they were posted on Tuesday on a Twitter account for the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s division managing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests that had had no posts since a year ago, except for a small handful released simultaneously on Sunday.
“Absent a FOIA litigation deadline, this is odd,” said Hillary Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon.
“Will FBI be posting docs on Trump’s housing discrimination in ’70s?” he added, referring to Clinton’s Republican rival Donald Trump, a billionaire real estate magnate.
The FBI said the documents were posted shortly after they were processed, as with FOIA materials requested three or more times.
“Per the standard procedure for FOIA, these materials became available for release and were posted automatically and electronically to the FBI’s public reading room in accordance with the law and established procedures,” the statement said.
The FBI indicated that this was only a “preliminary” release that could therefore be followed by more.
Rich was indicted on federal charges of tax evasion in the United States. He was a fugitive from the Department of Justice — at a time one of the FBI’s most wanted — living in exile in Switzerland at the time of his indictment. He died there in 2013.
In a controversial move, Bill Clinton pardoned him on his last day in office on January 20, 2001. The FBI opened its investigation into the pardon later that year.
Rich’s ex-wife Denise Eisenberg Rich, whose name was redacted from the FBI files, “has been a major political donor to the Democratic Party, and these donations may have been intended to influence the fugitive’s pardon,” reads a bureau note requesting that a preliminary investigation be opened.
Some of the donations went to the William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation, the predecessor to the Clinton Foundation, according to the document.
“It appears that the required pardon standards and procedures were not followed,” reads the FBI document dated February 15, 2001.
The Rich case fell under the watch of current FBI Director James Comey, then a younger prosecutor.
The FBI document dump comes as Comey is under fire, from both Democrats and some Republicans, for effectively reopening in recent days the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.
AFP

COMMENTS

Name

2Face,1,9Mobile,1,Abia,11,ABU Zaria,3,Abubakar Tsav,2,Abuja,2,Abuja Traders,1,ACTOR,31,Actress,92,Adele,1,ADPA,1,Adultery,1,Africa,220,Airtel,1,Aisha Buhari,12,Akume,7,Akwa Ibom,1,Amazing,283,ambode,19,Amnesty,5,AMVCA,1,Anambra,13,Angela Okorie,1,Anna Banner,2,APC,114,appoinment,1,AREWA,3,Arsenal,2,Aruna Quadri,1,Aso Rock,1,ASUU,2,Atiku Abubakar,36,Audu Ogbe,2,Babangida,1,Bad Girl,15,Bad Girl RIRI,1,Bad Girls,2,Bad Guy,8,Bad Guys,7,Banks,5,Barack Obama,8,Bayelsa,7,BBA Naija,25,BBNAIJA,75,Beautiful Woman,92,Beautiful Women,29,Beauty Queen,40,Beauty Queens,4,Benson Abounu,5,Benue,1352,Benue Assembly,14,Benue breaking news,70,Benue gist,121,BENUE NEWS,235,Benue Pensioners,1,Benue Police,4,Benue Tax,5,Benue Wife,1,Beyonce,37,Biafra,67,Bill Gates,3,BIRS,2,Bishop Usuh,1,Bizarre,3,Blue Ivy,4,Boko Haram,87,Bola Tinubu,20,Book Lunch,1,breaki,4,breaking news,68,British prime minister,1,BSTH,1,BSU,9,bury,1,Business,449,Business man,52,Businesse,1,BusinessWoman,2,CAF,1,Cargo Airport,7,CBN,13,CBN Monetary policy,12,Celebrity,256,Celebrity News,719,Charity,7,Charity Foundation,5,Cheating Partner,2,Chibok Girls,24,Chimamanda Adichie,1,China,7,China Flood,1,Christians,1,Contract scam,6,Corpers,23,corr,1,Corrupt Nigerians,44,Corruption,180,Corruption Trial,189,Cossy Orjiafor,6,Crime,388,Crimes,287,Criminal,22,Criminals,63,Crisis,14,Cristiano Ronaldo,23,cultist,8,Culture,151,Customs,8,Cute Kids,1,Dambazau,1,Dangote,16,Dasukigate,3,David Mark,13,Desmond Elliot,1,Diaspora,1,Dino Melaye,84,Disabled,1,Disaster,5,Disaster.Accident,9,Discoveries,1,Doctors,1,Documents,2,Dogara,22,Domestic Violence,22,Donald Trump,96,Dora Akunyili,1,Drama Queen,1,Drug Abuse,12,Drunk,1,DSS,14,DSTV,2,Ebonyi,1,ECC,1,Edo,14,Edo Decide,13,Edo Polls,26,Education,298,efcc,76,Ekiti,6,Ekweremadu,8,El Rufai,3,El Rufai,48,El-Rufai,5,Elections,7,electrocuted,1,Emir Of Kano,19,Entertainment,2084,enugu,6,EPL,1,Etisalat,6,EVANS,2,Event,34,Events,364,Exchange Rate,21,Facebook,5,Fake Products,1,Fani kayode,33,Fashion,304,Fashola,2,Father Mbaka,14,Fayose,37,FBI,2,FEC,1,Federal Government,34,Fela,3,Female entrepreneur,2,FIFA President,4,FIRS,1,Flood,1,For Tiv,1,Forgery Suit,1,France,7,Fraud,135,Fraud Alert,30,Fulani vs Farmers crisis,61,Fulani vs Farmers crisis Metro,1,Fun,1,Funke Akindele,20,Gambia,1,Games,1,Gay Marriage,18,GEJ,45,Genevieve Nnaji,5,George Akume,10,Germany,1,Ghana,20,Gist,114,Glo Network,2,Godwin Emefiele,2,Goodluck Jonathan,37,Gospel,6,Gosple,4,Gossip,147,Gossips,2140,Governor Fayose,40,Governor Ikpeazu,3,Graphic Designs,6,guest house,1,Halloween,2,Health,58,Health Issues,120,Health Tips,22,HERO,2,Hilary Clinton,27,History,28,hiv,12,Hot Giat,1,Hot Gist,161,Hot Gossips,100,Hot Papi,2,HRM James Ayatse,9,Human Rights,2,IBB,13,Ibrahim Babangida,2,idoma,3,Idoma Day,2,IDP Camp,1,Igbana,1,Igbo,44,Igede Nation,3,Ikyebe,1,ILE IFE,3,Imo State,11,Incest,1,INEC,21,Infidelity,11,Ini Edo,1,Internet Abuse,1,Interview,1,Interviews,76,Islam,14,Ivanka Trump,5,JAMB,20,Jay Jay Okocha,3,Jay Z,11,Jega,1,Jenifer Lopez,2,Jibrin,17,Jide Kosoko,1,Jobs,40,Joe Biden,1,John Dumelo,2,Jokes,14,Jungle Justice,5,Kaduna,52,Kano State,12,Kanye West,5,Kardashian,13,Kardashians,56,Kenya,4,Kidnapper,33,Kidnappers,12,Kim Kardashian,39,Kogi,42,Kwara State,3,Lagos Monarch,8,lagos state,83,Lagos Varsity,4,Land dispute,1,Lassa Fever,2,Latest,10,Latest New,1324,Latest News,3601,Latest News National,1,Legend,29,Legendary,19,Libel Suit,1,Lifestyle,516,Linda Ikeji,11,Lindsay Lohan,2,Lord Terfa Jirgba,2,Louisiana Flood,1,Love,103,Love&Hate,6,Magic Johnson,4,Majid,1,Mariah Carey,19,Marriage,6,Maternty Photoshoot,1,Melanie Trump,3,Mercy Iyortyer,1,Merkel,1,MET Gala,2,Metro,32,Michael,1,Michael Jackson,4,Micheal Jackson,6,Michelle Obama,18,Middlebelt,1,Mikel Obi,17,Militants,12,Military,3,Millitants,4,Mimiko,8,mini,1,Minister,9,MMM,11,Model,12,Models,3,Monarch,1,Most beautiful girls in Nigeria,1,Mothers Day,1,Movies,32,Mr World,2,Mrs Aisha Buhari,47,Mrs Eunic Ortom,4,Mrs Eunice Ortom,4,Mrs Osinbajo,6,MTN,2,Murder,63,Music,139,N-power,6,NABTEB,1,Naira Exchange Rate,26,Nasarawa,3,NASS,15,Nass Scandal,33,National,3038,National Assembly,22,Natural Disasters,6,Navy,3,NBA,1,NCC,1,NFF,1,Ngozi Iweala,4,NIA,4,Nicki Minaj,2,Niger Delta,29,Nigerai,1,Nigeria,407,Nigeria News,788,Nigeria's Economy,20,Nigerian Army,39,Nigerian Banks,9,Nigerian Governors,7,Nigerian Job,7,Nigerian Jobs,118,Nigerian Judge,13,Nigerian Judges,3,Nigerian Lawmakers,18,Nigerian Lawyers,22,Nigerian News,66,Nigerian police,42,Nigerian Senate,154,Nigerian Soldiers,53,NIMC,1,NIS,1,NLC,3,NNPC,2,Nollywood,6,North,7,Notorious Armed Robber,5,Notorious Armed Robbers,2,Nuhu Ribadu,2,NYSC,21,OAU,2,OBA,2,Obanikoro,10,Obasanjo,45,Oge Okoye,2,Ogun,3,Olympics,1,Omotola Jalade,7,Ondo,7,Ondo Polls,40,Oodudua,1,Ooni Of Ife,8,Opinion,161,Opinions,10,Ortom,77,Osinbajo,94,Osun State,23,Overweight,1,Oyo,6,PanamaPaper,1,Pastor E.A. Adeboye,3,Pastor Tunde Bakari,2,Paul Unongo,4,Paul Unongu,2,PaulEnenche,1,PDP,133,PDP Crisis,48,Police Brutality,1,Police Recruitment,5,Politician,102,Politicians,300,Politics,2682,Politics Osinbajo,6,Politics PDP,7,Politics.,377,Politics. Interviews,228,Pope,7,Power Supply,2,Pre-wedding photo,6,Predictions,1,Premier League,1,president,2,President Buhari,437,President Trump,16,Press Release,17,Princess Diana,1,Professor Stephen Onah,1,Prophesy,2,Prophet,3,prophetic,1,QueeDoosh.com,1,Queen Elizabeth II,2,R Kelly,4,Racism,3,rap,7,Rape,5,Rapper,10,Relationship,324,Relationship Tips,20,Religion,293,Rihanna,1,Rio Olympic,5,Rita Dominic,2,Rivers,74,Robert Mugabe,5,Rochas Okorocha,14,Romance,52,Royals,11,Rusia,2,Russia,1,Samsung,1,Samuel Ortom,110,sanitation,1,Saraki,84,Sasha Obama,3,Saudi Arabia,2,Scam,5,Scandal,30,Science,5,Senate,63,Sex & Relationship,290,Sex &Relationship,2,Sex Crime,24,Sex Education,2,sex offender,11,Sexy Mama,20,Sheriff,12,Sira Kante,1,Skills,1,Social Media,11,South Africa,18,Sport,553,Sports,389,SSG,1,Stephen Kershi,1,Style,29,Sucide,9,Suicide,8,Supermodel,12,Suswam,35,Tambuwal,1,Tanzania,1,Taraba State,3,Technology,13,Terkimbi Ikyange,2,Terrorism,77,Terrorist,110,Terwase Akwaza,15,The Voice UK,1,Theft,27,TIV,27,Tiv Culture,13,Tiv Tradition,34,Tiwa Savage,19,Toe Tiv,1,Toke Makinwa,14,Tompolo,2,Tone Makinwa,1,Tony Elumelu,1,Tor Tiv,33,Tor Tiv Stool,25,Tragedy,258,Tragedy Boko Haram,4,Tribunal,1,Tsunami,1,Turkey,1,UEFA,6,Ugbokolo Polytechnic,2,UK,26,UK Parliament,5,UN,1,UNILAG,3,US Election,41,USA,5,Usain Bolt,8,Violence,34,Visa,2,WAEC,4,War of Words,13,Wedding,4,Weird News,5,Wike,23,Wole Soyinka,10,World,6,World News,1185,Writer,10,Writer Opinion,19,Writers Opinion,22,WWE,1,yahoo,1,Yemisi Suswam,2,Yoruba,17,Yusuf,1,Zahra,31,Zimbabwe,1,
ltr
item
Queen Doosh : US ELECTION: FBI Releases Bill Clinton 2005 Closed Case Files Days Before Vote
US ELECTION: FBI Releases Bill Clinton 2005 Closed Case Files Days Before Vote
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_0zTA6DI85s/WBpGB7qBN7I/AAAAAAAAVvk/GtIupbUN3xkyFjz9GXnO1niv4rGImZjbACLcB/s1600/Bill-Clinton.jpg
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_0zTA6DI85s/WBpGB7qBN7I/AAAAAAAAVvk/GtIupbUN3xkyFjz9GXnO1niv4rGImZjbACLcB/s72-c/Bill-Clinton.jpg
Queen Doosh
http://www.queendoosh.info/2016/11/us-election-fbi-releases-bill-clinton.html
http://www.queendoosh.info/
http://www.queendoosh.info/
http://www.queendoosh.info/2016/11/us-election-fbi-releases-bill-clinton.html
true
7858411382873119497
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy