Sponsored Content
The Morning Rant: Minimalist Edition | Main | Kevin McCarthy: When We Take the House, We're Stripping Ilhan "Omar" Nur, Eric Swalwell, and Adam Schiff of Their Committee Posts
January 11, 2022

Fedsurrection: Under Dogged Questioning About Ray Epps and Federal Agents Inciting Violence at "Insurrection," FBI All But Admits Their Agents Incited the Riots by Repeatedly Refusing to Deny Epps Works for Them

The DOJ representative, Assistant Deputy AG Olsen, just kept claiming to have no information about anything, despite having been repeatedly asked the same questions for the past year. He's perjuring himself or making himself question-proof by keeping "clean" of useful information, which would be a kind of obstruction of Congress.

The FBI bureaucrat, on the other hand, all but admits that Ray Epps is an FBI agent (small a -- agent as in "someone acting at the direction of the FBI") and that there were other FBI agents present also encouraging the violence.

This is an admission.


This isn't entirely new -- Rep. Massie also got stonewalled by the Centrist and Moderate AG Merrick Garland about the same question.

But this feels more like an admission. The FBI's chief of the National Security Division could not deny that Epps is an agent in their employ.

Mike Lee also had a good round of questioning, and Cotton's round was decent too. I'll put those up when I find them.

J. Michael Waller has a running thread of the most cutting questions and answers -- or non-answers, as is the usual case.





Recent Comments
You Really Don't Want to Know: "nooded ..."

Garth Stonehocker: "I'm here, alright? ..."

Insomniac - Outlaw. Hoarder. Wrecker. : "I dream of visiting Japan but wonder if I'll ever ..."

You Really Don't Want to Know: "nood ONT ... main page seems a little messed up th ..."

Jewells45 deplorablethug#FJB: "One of my big regrets is never going back to Engla ..."

Ace-Endorsed Author A.H. Lloyd: "440 and before Khan it was Livingston...I would no ..."

You Really Don't Want to Know: "RIP OM ..."

Oldcat: "Russia has always been a bit sensitive about borde ..."

Pravda Commissar Hrothgar (hOUT3) ~ Lie back and think of the sweet graft! ~ [/i][/b][/u][/s]: "[i]Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at January 19, 2022 0 ..."

meh: "I rarely comment, but I will really miss OM here. ..."

sippin_bourbon: "Condolences to his family, and y'all. I enjoyed hi ..."

Aetius451AD: " Fun side effect - Mark Kelly from AZ was forced ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64