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    State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations - CBS News

    (CBS News) CBS News has uncovered documents that show the State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal and inappropriate behavior within their ranks.
    The Diplomatic Security Service, or the DSS, is the State Department's security force, charged with protecting the secretary of state and U.S. ambassadors overseas and with investigating any cases of misconduct on the part of the 70,000 State Department employees worldwide.
    CBS News' John Miller reports that according to an internal State Department Inspector General's memo, several recent investigations were influenced, manipulated, or simply called off. The memo obtained by CBS News cited eight specific examples. Among them: allegations that a State Department security official in Beirut "engaged in sexual assaults" on foreign nationals hired as embassy guards and the charge and that members of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's security detail "engaged prostitutes while on official trips in foreign countries" -- a problem the report says was "endemic."
    The memo also reveals details about an "underground drug ring" was operating near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and supplied State Department security contractors with drugs.
    Aurelia Fedenisn, a former investigator with the State Department's internal watchdog agency, the Inspector General, told Miller, "We also uncovered several allegations of criminal wrongdoing in cases, some of which never became cases."

    According to Fedenisn, when a high-ranking State Department security officials was shown a draft of their findings that investigations were being interfered with by State Department higher-ups, he said, "This is going to kill us." In the final report however, all references to specific cases had been removed.
    This is amazing stuff. IG investigators being told to back off!
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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    The Obama admin's heavy-handed approach toward whistle-blowers seems to have backfired and every leak that comes out seems to give another person the courage to step forward.

    Seems to be a common theme:
    "I mean my heart really went out to the agents in that office, because they really want to do the right thing, they want to investigate the cases fully, correctly, accurately ... and they can't,"

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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    And of course, Hillary won't be pressed on this. Certainly not Obama.

    We'll be treated to another "press conference" where Obama waxes comedic while faces of diversity laugh hysterically behind him so we all know again that none of this is a big deal whatsoever.

    Then, a tornado in Missouri will divert the media's atttention yet again.

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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    "Possible cover-ups"???

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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    CBS News has uncovered documents that show the State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal and inappropriate behavior within their ranks.
    "May" show a cover up? seriously? Is this what really passes for journalism?

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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    Quote Originally Posted by Empirica View Post
    "Possible cover-ups"???

    (please stop, you're killing me here)
    You're laughing off the corruption of the IG system because you now want absolute evidence at first report? Well, that's the tactic isn't it Empirica? If an absolute statement were made you'd demand, and dismiss, but since a water carrier caveats it with "possible" you just dismiss....Typical.
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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations - CBS News



    This is amazing stuff. IG investigators being told to back off!
    Absolutely, and this is what I think is going on with the IRS IG.
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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    Some of you were apparently hopeful that the Obama Administration would somehow be different from previous administrations. Neither party has clean skirts. As long as we continue the idiocy of two ruling parties we will can never expect anything different. Cover-ups are SOP for Democrat or Republican administrations. Partisans have no reason or right to be smug.

    I'm still waiting for the heads to roll over the Pat Tilman cover-up.










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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    You're laughing off the corruption of the IG system because you now want absolute evidence at first report? Well, that's the tactic isn't it Empirica? If an absolute statement were made you'd demand, and dismiss, but since a water carrier caveats it with "possible" you just dismiss....Typical.
    Please allow me to clarify, j-mac__You apparently have misunderstood where my sarcasm is coming from_

    I am definitely not "laughing off the corruption of the IG system"_

    I'm laughing at how such obvious IG corruption is being referred to as "possible corruption" by the MSM_

    Unless I'm mistaken, I think we're in agreement here~
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    Re: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    "May" show a cover up? seriously? Is this what really passes for journalism?
    Apparently yes in the Main Stream Media_
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