Chinese-owned firm with operations in Washington D.C. hacked
Hillary Clinton's private server "throughout
her term as secretary of state and obtained nearly all her
emails," reports the Daily
Caller's Richard Pollock.
Chinese firm obtained
Clinton’s emails in real time as
she sent and received communications and documents through her
personal server, according to the sources, who said the hacking
was conducted as part of an intelligence operation.
Chinese wrote code that was embedded in the server,
which was kept in Clinton’s residence in upstate New York. The
code generated an instant “courtesy copy” for nearly all of
her emails and forwarded them to the Chinese company,
according to the sources. -Daily
a July 12 House Committee on the Judiciary hearing, Texas Rep.
Louie Gohmert (R) disclosed that the Intelligence Community
Inspector General (ICIG) found that virtually all of Clinton's
emails from her homebrew server were funneled
to a "foreign entity." Gohmert did not
reveal the entity's identity - however he said it wasn't
government staff official briefed on the ICIG's findings told
Caller that the Chinese firm which hacked Clinton's
in Washington's northern Virginia suburbs, and
that it was not a technology firm - but a "front group" for the
ICIG officials, investigator Frank Ruckner and attorney Janette
McMillan, repeatedly warned FBI officials of the Chinese intrusion
during several meetings, according to the Daily
Caller, citing a "former intelligence officer with
expertise in cybersecurity issues who was briefed on the
the FBI officials warned was Peter
Strzok - who
was fired earlier this month from the agency over anti-Trump text
messages he sent while spearheading an investigation of Trump's
2016 campaign. Strzok did not act on the ICIG's
warning according to Gohmert - who added that Strzok and
three other top FBI officials knew
about an "anomaly" on Clinton's server.
other words; Strzok,
while investigating Clinton's email server, completely ignored
the fact that most
of Clinton's emails were sent to a foreign entity - while
IG Horowitz simply didn't want to know about it.
Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) found an
“anomaly on Hillary Clinton’s emails going through their private
server, and when they had done the forensic analysis, they found
that her emails, every
single one except four, over 30,000, were going to an
address that was not on the distribution list,” Republican Rep.
Louie Gohmert of Texas said during a hearing with FBI official
Peter Strzok. -Daily
was going to an unauthorized source that was a foreign entity
unrelated to Russia.”
admitted to meeting with Ruckner but said he couldn't
remember the "specific" content of their discussion.
forensic examination was done by the ICIG and they can document
that,” Gohmert said, “but you
were given that information and you did nothing with it.”
four separate attempts were also made to notify DOJ Inspector
General Michael Horowitz to brief him on the massive
security breach, however Horowitz "never returned the
November of 2017, IG McCullough - an Obama appointee -
revealed to Fox
News that he
received pushback when he tried to tell former DNI
James Clapper about the
foreign entity which had Clinton's emails and
of being embraced for trying to expose an illegal act, seven
senators including Dianne Feinstein (D-Ca) wrote a
letter accusing him of politicizing the issue.
absolutely irrelevant whether something is marked classified, it
is the character of the information," he said.
said that from that point forward, he received only criticism
and an "adversarial posture" from Congress when he tried to
rectify the situation.
expected to be embraced and protected," he said, adding that a
Hill staffer "chided" him for failing to consider the "political
consequences" of the information he was blowing the whistle on.