FBI Allowed 2 Hillary Aides To "Destroy" Their Laptops In Newly Exposed "Side Agreements"

Tyler Durden's picture

Just when you think the Hillary email scandal can't get any more bizarre and corrupt, it does. According to a just released letter from the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Bob Goodlatte (R - Virginia), to Attorney General Lynch, the FBI apparently struck "side agreements" with both Cheryl Mills an Heather Samuelson to "destroy" their "laptops after concluding its search."

In the attached, Goodlatte questioned why the destruction of the laptops used to sort Clinton's emails was included in immunity deals that already protected Mills and Samuelson from prosecution based on the records recovered from their computers. Furthermore, we learn that according to the immunity agreements, FBI agents limited their search to documents authored before Jan. 2015. The Republican argued such parameters prevented investigators from examining potential proof of the destruction of evidence that may have occurred after that date, and that the deals offered to Mills and Samuelson already protected the aides from prosecution related to their alleged roles in the deletion of federal records.

"Like many things about this case, these new materials raise more questions than answers," Goodlatte wrote of the "side agreements," which lawmakers were allowed to read even though they have not yet been released in full to members of Congress.

The immunity deals for Mills and Samuelson were negotiated before they agreed to hand over their laptops which we now learn were subsequently destroyed.

While we parse the letter to understand what basis for action the FBI may have had when pursuing such a course of action, we can't help but note that the FBI appears to have acted as a co-conspirator in what appears to be an unprecedented case of destruction of key evidence.

Below are some of the key excerpts from the letter (full document attached at the end of this post):

As part of the Judiciary Committee's ongoing oversight of Secretary Clinton's unauthorized use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State, the Justice Department (DOJ) provided in camera review' of certain immunity agreements. After a specific request from the Committee, based on references made in the immunity agreements to certain "side agreements," DOJ subsequently provided in camera review of those "side agreements" between DOJ, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Beth Wilkinson, the lawyer representing both Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson. Like many things about this case, these new materials raise more questions than answers. Please provide a written response to the below questions and make DOJ staff available for a briefing on this matter no later than October 10, 2016.

 

1.    Why did the FBI agree to destroy both Cheryl Mills' and Heather Samuelson's laptops after concluding its search?

 

2.    Doesn't the willingness of Ms. Mills and Ms. Samuelson to have their laptops destroyed by the FBI contradict their claim that the laptops could have been withheld because they contained non-relevant, privileged information? If so, doesn't that undermine the claim that the side agreements were necessary?

 

7.   Please explain why DOJ agreed to limit their search of the Mills and Samuelson laptops to a date no later than January 31, 2015 and therefore give up any opportunity to find evidence related to the destruction of evidence or obstruction of justice related to Secretary Clinton's unauthorized use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State.

 

8.   Why was this time limit necessary when Ms. Mills and Ms. Samuelson were granted immunity for any potential destruction of evidence charges?

 

9.   Please confirm whether a grand jury was convened to investigate Secretary Clinton's unauthorized use of a private email server. Disclosure is authorized under Fed. R. Crim. P. 6(e)(3)(A)(i) and (e)(3)(D).

Of course, since this will be promptly spun as just more "plumes of smoke" we hope people will stop trying to "criminalize behavior that is normal."

Link to letter here.

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UndergroundPost's picture

Nothing to see here except more incontrovertable evidence that Hillary is Criminal of the Century, makes Benedict Arnold look like choir boy, and may be the most dispicable, deplorable female in history. Move along

MsCreant's picture

I hear you.

Thing of it is, they are letting her do this. No one is enforcing the fucking law.

ParkAveFlasher's picture

I hope they just popped out the hard drive before they gave the destroy order.  Witches are VERY silly when it comes to hardware.

Silver Swan's picture

Who needs presidential pardons when all you need is to be granted immunity? It's more efficient.

Gather those rosebuds's picture

PITCHFORKS, ROPE, and LAMPOSTS – BTFD!!!

Stuart's picture

here's the difference between Trump and Clinton.  Trump may say dumb things, be crude and at time vulger.... BUT Clinton kills people and is PROVEN to be as corrupt and lying as they come.     He says nasty things.  She DOES nasty things.  Big difference. 

American Psycho's picture

At this point, what difference does it make?

jcaz's picture

Lotta big words in that letter-  somone is gonna have to explain it to Loretta......

JRobby's picture

Destruction of?

Evidence, Confidence, Trust.....

Obsruction of?

Justice, Confidence, Trust.......

ATM's picture

Fundementally changing America!

BaBaBouy's picture

Unbeleivable ... Is It Not Distruction of evidence? Why is this not Criminal ???

~ WOW Factor Of 9.4 ~

Occident Mortal's picture

Where the fuck is the Sherrif?

NoDebt's picture

Easy, boys.  That's our next president you're talking about.

Now that the entire federal government has been show to be in on the Clinton email thing from the start I predict a FULLY RIGGED election.  Not just regisering dead people and Black Panthers intimidating people at the polls.  I mean full-on third world tinpot dictator election where Hillary is claimed to get "100% of the votes".

There's nothing left to stop them.  

pods's picture

Before I die they will be able to send some covert kill team robot or ray beam to IP addresses.

Poor SOB who is sitting at my proxy IP location RIP.

Corrupt to the core this is.  This ins't one bad apple. This is a whole city state full of rotten apples.

Even controlled opposition is in on the gig. Fucking theater.

pods

NotApplicable's picture

I bet there's an open server in the White House somewhere.

Mr. Universe's picture

Wow, how about them Cowboys, what a great game.We got Monday night football coming up next. Wow I sure love paying all those players salaries and new stadiums through corporate taxation. Hey, anyone know what time the Warriors game is on??  /s

A common example of why not many will wake up, like the Matrix, anyone can be an agent for the state.

beemasters's picture

Why is the Congress asking all these questions apart from just fishing out for the truth but getting more lies? Will there be any justice served or just a "sideshow"?

PrayingMantis's picture

 

 

... if Assange's "damaging" leak (scheduled for tomorrow?) will have all those infos / emails that were deleted, FBI law enfarcement "side deals", immunities, etc. might not have any more effect (this is just wishful thinking, of course) and the Clintonite puppet aides might still be thrown under the bus includiing the witch herself and other Clintonite puppets including Comey, the IT guy, the "Oh Shit" guy, etc. ... however, if these treasonous assholes (somehow) get indicted, they might just be pardoned on the last day of Oblowma's reign  ...

... banana republic? ...

Pairadimes's picture

The tree of Liberty is beginning to develop a terrible thirst.

Manthong's picture

So instead of yanking the hard drives and replacing them for a couple hundred bucks, the idiot Neanderthals in government had to destroy the computers?

Give the goddam things to charity for Chrissakes.

Those f'n criminals have no class.

Manthong's picture

But really, now…

They destroyed those laptops like they fed Bin Laden to the fishies.

jeff montanye's picture

like bin laden was behind 9-11. like the arab spring was not a cia operation for israel, like the ukraine maidan revolution ditto, like obama or hillary is a progressive liberal, whatever that means.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-02/im-bernie-sanders-voter-heres-w...

lance-a-lot's picture
lance-a-lot (not verified) jeff montanye Oct 3, 2016 10:07 PM

What more proof do you need that Hillary is next Potus.
http://bit.ly/1p1jKnr

Odin McHaggis's picture

The FBI,  Justice dept., media, wall street, useful idiots, and Huma. It's a shitty mess and takes alot of hands.

jeff montanye's picture

don't forget the likud/mossad behind the israel lobby behind most of the media and much of wall street.

first things first.

not many people worked for the clinton, bush and obama administrations at the highest levels and seem completely likely to serve in any hillary clinton administration (and start new wars and lose old ones).

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=when+did+nuland+joi...

(note google's helpful suggestion; they are so not worth their market capitalization)

 

PrayingMantis's picture

 

 

... welcome to Ameristan ...

Troy Ounce's picture

 

 

I bet there's an open sewer in the White House somewhere.

You're welcone

de3de8's picture

Beginning to look like Nixon a Saint

Joe Davola's picture

She looks like a Saint also...

Bernard!

AViewFromDublin's picture

"Now that the entire federal government has been show to be in on the Clinton email thing from the start I predict a FULLY RIGGED election"

Off course that is going to happen. They know that their freedom is at stake otherwise.

The FBI and the democrats would be put on trial if Trump became president and that would have a knock effect on the MSM and all the other actors who had a part to play in concealing Hillary's crimes.

The fall out from this scandal would be absolutely monumental, we are talking about the very fabric of America's democracy being torn to shreds here. It will wake the WHOLE country up out of their stupor.

 

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

They would be able to contain a Trump Presidency. Hammer him with accusations and 'scandels', use some foreign proxies to stir up shit abroad, and maybe even let the stawk market drop 20%.  The end will only be nigh when good citizens take their guns, knifes, chainsaws, belt sanders, and drills to Washington.

jeff montanye's picture

put the fbi on trial and, with a few dozen or so exceptions, maybe, it's every decision maker in the clinton and bush administrations as well.

a dozen nazis were badly hanged by the allies in '46 for what these people, especially the latter two administrations, have done.

jeff montanye's picture

the bust that matters is 9-11.  that is the game changer.

OverTheHedge's picture

Sorry, but it is my considered opinion that, no, it won't.

AViewFromDublin's picture

"Now that the entire federal government has been show to be in on the Clinton email thing from the start I predict a FULLY RIGGED election"

Off course that is going to happen. They know that their freedom is at stake otherwise.

The FBI and the democrats would be put on trial if Trump became president and that would have a knock effect on the MSM and all the other actors who had a part to play in concealing Hillary's crimes.

The fall out from this scandal would be absolutely monumental, we are talking about the very fabric of America's democracy being torn to shreds here. It would wake the WHOLE country up out of their stupor and they can't be having any of that.

 

Count Ayjin de le Verage's picture

 

 

When does Comey get investigated for dereliction of duty?

 

 

boattrash's picture

"When does Comey get investigated for dereliction of duty?"

I dunno, but I sure as hell wish he'd go bird huntin with Dick Cheney.

fockewulf190's picture

Sent my absentee ballot off last week.   Enclosed is a bright empty oval next to Cankles name.  It´s the only power I have.

Dancing Disraeli's picture

You also have the power to, along with millions of your fellow Americans, stay home from work and shut the entire system down within a week.

boattrash's picture

NoDebt, I hear a .308 is quite suitable for clearing out packs of Black Panthers...

IS BE's picture

Hilary is just misunderstood.  She is at heart a very nice ladt.

IS BE's picture

Wil one of you goys please give me an upvote so that I know that I am not being shadowbanned. 

Thanks

detached.amusement's picture

where's the fkn sheriff

gettin payouts with the deputy

Creative_Destruct's picture

Unfortunately, at this point, all this blatantly corrupt crap from Mr Virtuous-Comey , surprising...NOT.