Not only will Biden be a lame-duck president for the next two years, but members of his highly politicized Justice Department and FBI are going to be in the political crosshairs of GOP committee chairmen and chairwomen who are dead set on cleaning out the deep-seated corruption.
Late last week, Republicans dropped a meticulously documented 1,000-page report that explains how the FBI is "rotted at its core," pursuing politically motivated cases while ignoring serious crimes, and either downplayed or ignored "serious allegations of wrongdoing" by presidential son Hunter Biden.
The report, “FBI Whistleblowers: What Their Disclosures Indicate About the Politicization of the FBI And Justice Department,” details "a rampant culture of unaccountability, manipulation, and abuse at the highest level," says a summary.
"The thousand-page report builds on various whistleblower disclosures describing the FBI’s Washington hierarchy as 'rotted at its core' with a 'systemic culture of unaccountability.' The report also highlights how the FBI has weaponized the federal government against its political opponents, illustrates how FBI leadership shows a political bias against conservatives, and enumerates instances where senior officials have pressured agents to reclassify cases as domestic violent extremism to fit a political narrative," the summary continued.
"This report is the first comprehensive accounting of the FBI’s problems to date, which undermine the FBI’s fundamental law-enforcement mission. The report primarily concerns FBI abuses, due to the experiences and roles of whistleblowers, but also examines the actions of the Justice Department where appropriate for context and explanation," the summary notes further, pointing out:
"The Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the stewardship of Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland, is broken," an executive summary of the report begins.
"The problem lies not with the majority of front-line agents who serve our country, but with the FBI’s politicized bureaucracy. The problem lies, for example, with the FBI hierarchy that spied on President Trump’s campaign and ridiculed conservative Americans. The problem lies with FBI bureaucrats who altered and mischaracterized evidence to federal courts, circumvented safeguards, and exploited weaknesses in policies governing investigations and informants to target politically disfavored subjects and to protect favored ones," the executive summary adds.
"The problem lies with the FBI structure that centralizes high-profile cases in D.C., in the hands of politicized actors with politicized incentives. Quite simply, the problem—the rot within the FBI—festers in and proceeds from Washington," it says.
"Whistleblowers describe how the FBI has abused its law-enforcement authorities for political purposes, and how actions by FBI leadership show a political bias against conservatives," it explains.
Mind you, no Republican-led Congress will get a Democrat-led Justice Department and FBI to turn police itself. But what this report and subsequent oversight investigations will do is lay the groundwork for a GOP president to take definitive action in 2024, especially if that president is Donald Trump.