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Sen. Marco Rubio Slams Justice Department, Says It Won’t Indict Hillary

Sen. Marco Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio

By Allan Lengel

Sen. Marco Rubio earlier this week slammed the Justice Department and said he doubted prosecutors would bring an indictment in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, according to a report in Newsmax.

Appearing on Fox News Sean Hannity show, said if he’s elected, “there will be real accounting with a real Justice Department and a real attorney general” and “we’re going to hold people accountable.”

He said he doubts the Obama administration’s Justice Department will indictment Hillary Clinton in the email case even though Clinton “didn’t care that she exposed classified and sensitive information.”

Wanted By the FBI: A New Chief Information Officer

computer-photoBy Allan Lengel

The FBI is hunting for a new chief information officer, according to a listing on the bureau’s jobs website.

Billy Mitchell of fedscoop reports that the FBI is looking for an American citizen who can obtain a Top Secret-Sensitive Compartmented Information clearance to report to the deputy director and associate deputy director on enterprise IT functions.

Mitchell writes:

According to the listing, the new CIO will be “responsible for overseeing the acquisition and integration of the FBI’s information resources and will provide IT portfolio management, recommend IT program improvements, and coordinate and review the agency’s IT budget to both ensure technology initiatives are aligned to FBI objectives, and sufficiently agile to adapt to the evolving needs of FBI operations.”

That includes: “all data centers, networks, help desks, computer program development, computer systems operations, information sharing, cybersecurity (including policy, standards, and operations), data management, and end-user computing. “

Ex-FBI Director Robert Mueller III Named Settlement Master in Volkswagen Case

Robert Mueller III/fbi file photo

Robert Mueller III/fbi file photo

By Allan Lengel

Ex-FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III has been named the “settlement master” to settle hundreds of Volkswagen lawsuits, Reuters reports.

Reuters reports that a federal judge in California overseeing more than 500 lawsuits filed against Volkswagen AG over its excess diesel emissions named Mueller to that post earlier in the week.

Mueller, a private attorney in Washington, will “use his considerable experience and judgment to facilitate settlement discussions among the various parties in these complex matters,” U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer wrote.

FBI Director: No Evidence Shooter of Philadelphia Cop Belonged to Larger Terrorist Group

philadelphia-police-badgeBy Steve Neavling

The FBI found no evidence that the man who opened fire on a Philadelphia police officer was part of a larger terrorist group, the Washington Post reports. 

FBI Director James Comey said agents found no credibility to a tip that Edward Archer was part of a larger group that planned to target police.

Still, Comey said the FBI is still investigating the shooting as a terrorist attack because Archer said he has pledged allegiance to ISIS.