Politization of FBI Leadership Destroys Public Agency Trust

We’ve been hearing two versions of important confidential FBI source information regarding evidence of the Biden family’s foreign influence peddling; both can’t be true without seriously doubting the agency’s competence.

One story has it — as reported by FBI Director Christopher Wray to House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio — that Alexander Smirnov, who reported a conversation whereby the head of corrupt Ukrainian energy company Burisma claimed paying both former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden each $5 million, was entirely reliable.

As Rep. Comer recalled on the Maria Bartiromo’s Feb. 5 “Sunday Morning Futures” program, “All we knew about Smirnov was the 1023 [form] allegation. We knew from sources that the FBI had never investigated it, and all we knew was what Christopher Wray told us, that this informant was one of their most trusted and highest paid in the bureau, and he had been in that position for over 10 years, so that’s all we knew about him.”

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Politization of FBI Leadership Destroys Public Agency Trust

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