Above image: Dept. of Justice building in Washington DC | THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT IG When the two agents from the Department of Justice Inspector Gen- eral’s office pull into my driveway, on January 15, 2014, I try to size them up. White guys, nice looking, early forties, impeccable dark suits, colorful ties. No rumpled collars here. […]
| AUDACITY In September 2013, Ambassador Thomas Pickering agrees to do a sit- down interview with me about his work heading up the State Depart- ment Accountability Review Board’s (ARB) controversial Benghazi report. The ARB is under fire for possible conflicts of interest and for its decision not to interview relevant officials, including then–secretary of state […]
A video update in Attkisson v. DOJ and FBI.
The federal appeals court in our case granted our request for oral arguments some time ago and scheduled them for Jan. 29. But when the government shut down, the Department of Justice petitioned the court for a delay. On Wednesday, the court denied the Justice Department request. I'm pleased to be moving forward, as each […]
The following is the 23rd in a series of excerpts from my New York Times bestseller “Stonewalled,” which recounts the government intrusions of my computers. Links to previous excerpts at the end of this article. On July 8, 2014, the Society of Professional Journalists directs a letter to President Obama objecting to what it calls […]
The following is the 22nd in a series of excerpts from my New York Times bestseller “Stonewalled,” which recounts the government intrusions of my computers. More excerpts to follow. Links to previous excerpts are below. Now, I remind you that those are wholly fanciful scenarios. The stuff of imagination. The government would never misuse its authority or information, right? Still, the […]
Oral Arguments-- soon. "Former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson is preparing for her oral arguments in her case against the Department of Justice and the FBI. Attkisson claims her computer was compromised by DOJ agents in late 2012 while she was reporting on the Benghazi attacks, Fast and Furious and Obamacare. She first sued the […]