A missing server. A data breach. An arrested IT guy. Suspicious activity by the former head of the DNC. And Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice doesn’t seem to be particularly interested in it.
Oh, but the president is. And on his favorite medium, he’s demanding answers.
Astute readers will no doubt remember the saga of Imran Awan, the information technology guy for plenty of House Democrats, including former DNC head Debbie Wasserman Schultz. If not, a little bit of background: Awan was arrested last year at Washington Dulles Airport attempting to leave the country for his native Pakistan shortly after smashed hard disks were recovered from his house by the FBI and months after an inspector general’s report revealed several potential violations of security protocol. (I’m sure he was planning to return with all due rapidity.)
After he was arrested, media outlets talked about how his case had “attracted unfounded conspiracy theories and intrigue” and how “(f)ar-right news organizations seized on it as a potential coverup of an espionage ring that plundered national secrets and might have been responsible for the campaign hacking of the Democratic National Committee, a breach that intelligence agencies have linked to Russia.” (At least, that’s how The Washington Post described it in September 2017.)
“Investigators looking for
Democrat Server Vanished After Dem. Caucus Chair Resigned https://t.co/t8gSwPsoWq— Luke Rosiak (@lukerosiak) June 11, 2018