Back to top. View in: Desktop. Home Forums Recruiting Pick'em LSU Football Schedule. Sign In Register. Political Talk. The former associate deputy attorney general is one of dozens of individuals the committee subpoenaed earlier this month as part of their investigation of the Russia probe and the FBI's abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act FISA in obtaining a warrant to conduct surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
Ohr, who did not answer questions about his meeting while he was on his way to the committee, was a key contact inside the Justice Department for ex-British spy Christopher Steele, who authored an anti-Trump dossier for research firm Fusion GPS as opposition research for Hillary Clinton's campaign.
Earlier this month, former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified that he would not have signed a FISA warrant renewal application for Carter Page had he known about since-revealed "significant errors" in the application.
A transcript of a closed-door meeting Nellie Ohr had with the House Judiciary Committee in revealed that she had worked extensively on opposition research for Clinton's campaign, although she largely did not work on the dossier itself. Graham has often pointed to Steele's sub-source, who said the information in the dossier was unreliable, and questioned who among FBI and DOJ leadership was aware of this.
Replies 8. Options Top. Lindsey is the Senate equivalent of Trey Gowdy. Stirs up dust as political theatre, but gets nothing accomplished. Replies 0. That must be a rhetorical question. We all know why. Where the hell has stuck his head for so long? SSOP Standard Swamp Operating Procedure Play gotcha games with no actual intention of really doing anything, because in reality they are all dirty and if they really start taking folks down, then everyone will start to go down.
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Because some Republicans are every bit as corrupt as the Democrats. Ms Lindsey got rich off Ukraine as well. Instead of fighting Trump, they should have waited him out.Justice Department. Although his favorite targets remain special counsel Robert Mueller and Attorney General Jeff Sessionslately the president has pushed another, rather unknown name into his crosshairs: Bruce Ohr.
He started as a prosecutor in New York before transferring to Washington, D. How the hell is Bruce Ohr still employed at the Justice Department?
Witch Hunt! Ohr was demoted in December Not quite. The agency kept the receipts. Ohr communicated with him as a Justice Department official. A total joke! Devin Nunes R-Calif. Additionally, Ohr is married to Nellie Ohr, who formerly worked for Fusion GPS, the company that used funding from Democrats to compile a dossier containing several appalling claims about Trump.
Thanks to his wife and to Steele, Ohr is loosely connected to the Russia investigation. For that he has found himself at the center of a theorized anti-Trump conspiracy. He was also questioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee in December It was prompted by the actions of George Papadopoulosa former Trump campaign adviser. That would make it pretty hard for Ohr to do his job.
To fire Ohr, Trump would have to lean on Sessions, an ostensible Trump supporter in the doghouse for recusing himself from overseeing the investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election. Conservative media have seized on the Ohr story, implying that the Russia investigation was born out of partisan prejudice. Do you have information you want to share with HuffPost?Ohr also took part in a series of meetings related to a DOJ and FBI money-laundering investigation into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, which he similarly did not make his superiors aware of.
Steele's research, which contained unverified allegations about President Trump's ties to Russia, was used by the FBI to obtain warrants to wiretap former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Democrats argued the Justice Department and the FBI met the rigor, transparency, and evidentiary basis for probable cause. Ohr, who worked with Steele for years and acted as a conduit between Steele and the bureau during the Trump-Russia investigation, was interviewed by the FBI in and One of them took place in Novemberthree in Decemberthree in Januarytwo in Februaryand three in May Ohr was the fourth-ranking official at the DOJ until he was demoted after it came to light that he met with Steele and Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm that commissioned Steele's work.
Ohr testified last year to a joint task force of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees looking into alleged bias by the FBI and the DOJ about how he unilaterally decided not to inform his direct superior, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, of the unofficial back channel.
He also told congressional investigators that Steele was desperate for Trump to lose in Documents show Ohr was removed from his position as associate deputy attorney general in December In Januaryhe lost his position as director of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force and shifted to be counselor for international affairs in the Criminal Division.
In his testimony to lawmakers last year, Ohr said it was a "regular practice" for him to make direct contact with the FBI with information about organized crime over the years and, while he wasn't serving as an investigator or prosecutor for an FBI case, he felt that providing the bureau "source lead information" from Steele was "overall part of my job.
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Sales tax revenue and other economic indicators suggest residents are fleeing San Francisco over the past six months largely due to the negative effects of coronavirus restrictions.Bruce Ohr was born on March 16, He was living his life happily, away from the public eye until the recent storm.
He has still managed to keep his personal life very private so there is no information on where he was born. For the same reasons, there is no information on who his parents are either. However, what we do know is that he went to Harvard College to get a degree in Physics and graduated in Then, he went on to Harvard Law School and graduated in Currently, he is married to Nellie Ohr. The couple have been married for a long time and their relationship seems to be going very smoothly.
He is an american and is of Asian ethnicity. There is no information on whether he has children or not. People have said that his effort in keeping his personal life private is very admirable. Professionally, Bruce Ohr is a prosecutor. There is no further information on this. There, Ohr looked after teams investigating and prosecuting crime syndicates in Russia and eastern Europe. He was also an assistant U.
Rumor has it that Bruce enjoys a handsome salary and an impressive net worth but there is no solid information on either of them. Both of them are under review. Bruce Ohr does not seem to be very active on social media. With a career as hectic as his, it is understandable.
However, it is not clear if he had a twitter account and deactivated because of the storm President Trump brought into his life or if he never really had one. It is under review.Ohr was little-known untilwhen he became the subject of scrutiny     when he was involved in the start of the Russian interference in the election probe.
He was criticized by President Donald Trumpwho accused Ohr of abusing his access to sensitive information. Ohr graduated from Harvard College in with a degree in physics and graduated from Harvard Law School in Ohr worked for a law firm in San Francisco before becoming a career civil servant at the U.
He was an assistant U. Attorney in the Southern District of New York from to and was head of the office's Violent Gangs Unit before joining the Justice Department's Washington headquarters as the head of the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section of the Criminal Divisionwhere Ohr managed teams investigating and prosecuting crime syndicates in Russia and eastern Europe.
InOhr moved to a new position as counsel for international relations in DOJ's Transnational organized crime and international affairs section. In —, Bruce Ohr was involved in a wide—ranging clandestine effort by the U. During this time, Ohr had contacts with the former British intelligence officer Christopher Steelewhom he had first met in Steele later authored the Trump—Russia dossier in Ohr later became associate deputy attorney general, but lost that position in latealthough he remained director of OCDETF for a time.
Ohr had repeated contacts with FBI agents during the fall and winter ofwhere he shared information he had received from Steele's dossier research. During this time, Ohr failed to inform his supervisors in the Justice Department of his role,  actions which were "shocking" to Rod Rosenstein when he learned of Ohr's role.
Rosenstein stated that Ohr "appeared to be serving as an 'intermediary' with Steele". Steele had been an official source of intelligence for the FBI in the Russian-interference probe before the election, until he was terminated as a source in November for unauthorized contacts with the media.
Following the election, Steele continued to provide information to Ohr at the Justice Department, who forwarded this information to the FBI. FBI agents interviewed Ohr a dozen times regarding contacts with Steele, recording interviews in classified form " reports". Ohr, himself, also documented the contacts in 63 pages of unclassified notes and emails.
InOhr became the subject of right-wing conspiracy theories which alleged that he played an important role in starting the probe into Russian interference in the election. Trump called Ohr a "disgrace" in a tweet in August and suggested that he would revoke Ohr's security clearance.
Jim Jordana critic of the probe into Russian interference in the election, called for Ohr's firing. On August 28,Ohr gave testimony in a closed hearing to two Republican-led House committees looking into decisions made by the DOJ ahead of the presidential election. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American government official. Main article: Nunes memo.
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