Anti-Trump DOJ Officials Prepare Attacks On His Appointees During Election Year

Anti-Trump DOJ Officials Prepare Attacks On His Appointees During Election Year


The Department of Justice, and specifically its Office of Inspector General (OIG), loves to give the impression that its offices are staffed by independent, nonpartisan lawyers whose only goal is to investigate and root out corruption within the department. Records, however, show the watchdog is staffed by Democrat activists eager to use their power to crush their political enemies.

This partisanship has been on display in how the OIG, the DOJ’s internal watchdog office, has gone about investigating Trump’s Justice Department, particularly its scrutiny of two investigations by then-Attorney General William Barr. These IG “investigations,” reports on which are forthcoming, entail analyzing press releases and other communications to see if the DOJ broke the law or violated departmental guidance when it announced its own investigations.

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