Rep. Keith Ellison, former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, as well as several with close ties to Hillary Clinton keep playing the “I don’t know” game when it comes to accusations on their side.
Seriously… we see more transparency with Republicans.
When it comes to the curious case of Mr. Imran Awan, most of them repeat the “unaware” claims in regards to the Trump Dossier investigation. Then take Nancy Pelosi, the House Minority Leader, playing the same tune. Seriously? Aren’t you essentially in charge of your party?
Why? Well, maybe they do know something…
As reported by Luke Rosiak for The Daily Caller:
Pelosi, however, was one of “the leadership [who] agreed to refer the probe to Capitol Police and the FBI” in October 2016 after the House inspector general said the Awans “could be reading and/or removing information,” The Washington Post reported.
The Daily Caller News Foundation asked her about the situation and her commitment to cybersecurity in September, and she simply walked away.
Other Democrats claim to have not looked into the matter despite the data security and corruption implications, with some members making seemingly contradictory statements or even implying there never was an investigation into cybersecurity and procurement issues.
Numerous red flags have emerged in Awan’s background. His stepmother has accused him of wiretapping and extortion and his wife has accused him of making violent threats.
Rep. Ted Deutch of Florida, who also was paying the McDonald’s worker, promised he’d look into the issue and discuss it, then refused to do so.
Rep. Joaquin Castro, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, claimed to be unaware of any suggestion of impropriety on Capitol Hill, despite TheDCNF sending detailed information about it to his office in person and over email in the weeks prior. The office appears to have taken no steps to tell the member the information or act upon it.
Democratic members of congress who employed the Awans have not said they took any action to review their data security, with some saying they were unaware of any reason to do so. The House Administration Committee’s ranking Democrat is Robert Brady of Pennsylvania, and it’s run at the staff level by Jamie Fleet. Fleet did not return a request for comment.
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