How does the Obama U.S. Department of Justice operate when someone is calling for justice? It leaks documents aimed at damaging whistleblowers.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General published a new report Monday that confirms former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke leaked a document intended to smear Operation Fast and Furious scandal whistleblower John Dodson.

The DOJ IG said it found “Burke’s conduct in disclosing the Dodson memorandum to be inappropriate for a Department employee and wholly unbefitting a U.S. Attorney.”

“We are referring to OPR our finding that Burke violated Department policy in disclosing the Dodson memorandum to a member of the media for a determination of whether Burke’s conduct violated the Rules of Professional Conduct for the state bars in which Burke is a member,” the IG wrote.

You read that right. The same DOJ that was responsible for the gun-running that resulted in American deaths on the border also leaked documents to damage someone who stood for truth.



Posted on May 20, 2013, in Politics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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