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DOJ Decides Not To
Prosecute VA Execs Accused
Of Intentionally Misleading Congress

Daily Caller, by Jonah Bennett

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Posted By:Lalo, 6/9/2017 11:42:25 PM

The Department of Justice won’t prosecute VA executives accused of intentionally misleading Congress about cost overruns at the new VA hospital in Denver. The House Committee on Veterans Affairs asked the DOJ for a perjury investigation in 2016, as the committee believed executives were misleading lawmakers to cover up exploding costs for the facility under construction, but the DOJ maintains there is not enough evidence to move forward with prosecution, the Associated Press reports. Lawmakers wanted the DOJ to look into Glenn Haggstrom and Stella Fiortes, specifically. At the time, Haggstrom served as principal executive director of the Office of Acquisition, Logistics

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 6/9/2017 11:44:17 PM     (No. 11282273)

Then fire 1/3 of all DOJ attorneys.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PChristopher, 6/9/2017 11:56:38 PM     (No. 11282276)

Is it just me or does anyone else feel like Mr. Sessions isn´t exactly performing as expected?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 6/10/2017 12:23:07 AM     (No. 11282282)

@#2 - Sessions is the most invisible, lackluster AG I have ever witnessed. So far he has been a disaster.

The oceans levels may not be rising but The Swamp is...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/10/2017 12:52:56 AM     (No. 11282283)

Some get a pass and others don´t ?
Here lies the swamp creator.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: geoman, 6/10/2017 12:58:28 AM     (No. 11282285)

Better care for our veterans and eliminating, if not punishing bureaucratic and leadership malfeasance within the VA system were topics the president often brought up during the campaign. I doubt that Sessions has gone solo regarding this decision. Maybe the evidence really is questionable or this may be some form of chess move, a different route to the desired outcome, but I don´t believe the president was kept out of the loop on this one.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 6/10/2017 1:52:10 AM     (No. 11282308)

This is why we can´t have nice things.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 6/10/2017 2:03:58 AM     (No. 11282312)

One law for us peons; no law for the elite. When is this going to end?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 6/10/2017 9:23:42 AM     (No. 11282463)

Was this the result of Comey´s FBI investigation? Sure sounds like it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 6/10/2017 10:06:38 AM     (No. 11282509)

It is one thing to know the bad guys are guilty. It is an entirely ´nuther thing to prove it in court. I´m not giving up on either President Trump or Jeff Sessions because an investigation begun under Obama and Lyin´ Loretta was unable to bring up an indictment. look how Comey single handedly screwed up the Hillary case. He permanently fixed it so it was unprosecutable due to the many "flubbs" and public statements he made.
Let´s get past the first year with this Administration before we go all wobbly on it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 6/10/2017 10:22:08 AM     (No. 11282537)

This is like saying the rotten egg isn´t that bad and go ahead and use it. The overruns on this hospital are three times the original cost and the VA lied to congress but Sessions can´t find any perjury? Right.
Same for Hillary. She released classified information just like Winner. Comey didn´t flub the case beyond prosecution. The evidence remains and so does the crime. Comey is nothing more than a clarified cop. It doesn´t change the facts.
Sessions looks like a dotty old grandfather. We need a fire breather. I can see why he is on thee outs with PT. he´s looks like he is falling flat on his face.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 6/10/2017 11:05:19 AM     (No. 11282570)

Sessions has been too long a Senator. He´s infected with Swampitis and his limbs and lips refuse to respond to his brain. Jeff needs to tell his boss that he´s contracted an illness and needs to step down and be replaced.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ron_lfp, 6/11/2017 1:44:01 AM     (No. 11283103)

This looks like the action of the hyper-political Obama-Holder social justice department, not Jeff Sessions.

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