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Here is a reminder of the charges: The DOJ press release is here. SDNY indictment here. DC indictment here.
McGonigal was named Section Chief of the Cyber-Counterintelligence Coordination Section of the Counterintelligence Division in 2016. McGonigal was named "Special Agent in Charge of the Counterintelligence Division for the New York Field Office", Oct 4, 2016, appointed by James Comey. He retired in 2018.
This thread is the icing on the cake, as it brings to light the WHY of everything we already knew about tRUMP/Russia/FBI. There are 15 more tweets. Please read! https://twitter.com/hashtag/RoadToUnfreedom
"The FBI isTrumpland." https://t.co/08EN29RWfK
Here is a C-Span conversation with Former CIA case officer Kevin Carroll talked about his piece for "The Dispatch" on Charles McGonigal, the former FBI official accused of taking secret cash payments from a sanctioned Russian oligarch. Use clip1/clip2 at top left of the video screen to see it all. Clip1 gives an overview and clip2 discusses the mistress whistleblower, implications for the FBI going forward and his former cases that may have been compromised.
There should be a clip3 later on, whereby Dems and GQP are able to voice their opinions in the guise of a question period. It is as cringeworthy as it sounds... so remember that if you decide to check back there later.
The NYT should tell readers whether it helped crooked FBI agents get Trump elected in 2016
The arrest of a high-level FBI agent on Russia-tied corruption charges raises stunning new questions about how Trump really won in 2016. https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/mcgonigal-russian-oligarch-trump-2016-election-20230129.html
Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Episode 118: THE TRUMP-RUSSIA STORY IS REBORN
Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Episode 119: McGONIGAL TIED TO FBI ATTACK ON HILLARY