What exactly does the FBI director do? Doesn’t know anything about IRS either

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It’s been a rough week for FBI director Robert Mueller as was grilled by Congress on several issues. The investigation into the IRS scandal was of particular importance, and Mueller didn’t appear to know anything about anything.

“He had a bad day yesterday,” Pat said. “He looked awful with Louie Gohmert, and then looked just as bad during the IRS testimony.”

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) grilled the seemingly uninformed FBI director on the investigation into the IRS scandal. Mueller was unable to answer basic questions about the investigation into the tax agency’s political targeting of conservative groups:

MUELLER: The IRS case is currently under investigation and basically just started.

JORDAN: You started a month ago. What can you tell us about this? Have you found any – found the now infamous two rogue agents? Have you discovered who those people are?

MUELLER: Needless to say, because it is under investigation, I can’t give out any of the details.

JORDAN: Can you tell me how many agents, investigators you have assigned to the case?

MUELLER: May be able to do that, but I would have to get back to you.

JORDAN: Can you tell me who the lead investigator is?

MUELLER: Off the top of my head, no.

JORDAN: This is the most important issue in the country in the last six weeks, and you don’t know who the lead investigator is?

MUELLER: At this juncture, no.

JORDAN: Can you get that information to us? We’d like to know how many people you assigned to look into this situation.

MUELLER: I have not had a recent briefing on it. I had a briefing when we first initiated it, but I have not had a recent briefing as to where we are.

JORDAN: You don’t know who is leading the case?

MUELLER: I do not know who is the lead agent.

JORDAN: Do you know if you talked to any of the victims? Have you talked to any groups targeted by their government? Have you met with any Tea Party folks sine May 14, 2013?

MUELLER: don’t know what the status of the interviews are by the team that’s on it.

JORDAN: Would you expect that’s been done?

MUELLER: They’re – certainly at some point in time, in the course of the investigation it will be done, but generally at the outset you get the documents so that you can have…

JORDAN: Don’t you normally talk to the victims?

MUELLER: I do not know specifically…

JORDAN: In your extensive record in history and investigative work, don’t you typically talk to the victims? It’s a criminal investigation. Don’t you typically talk to the victims?

MUELLER: Absolutely. I’m sure it will the happen.

JORDAN: So did the FBI contact any of these same victims? Were they contacted by the FBI prior to the investigation when the same groups were applying for tax exempt status? Did the FBI pay some individuals a visit?

MUELLER: I do not know.

JORDAN: Pardon.

MUELLER: I do not know.

JORDAN: You don’t know? Some testified they were paid a visit by the FBI. Specifically, Katherine Inglebrack in Texas [who was head of True the Vote] said she was visited by the FBI. Is that true or not?

MUELLER: Do not know.

JORDAN: Do not know. Okay. If the FBI did contact people involved in the IRS scandal, victims, groups prior to the investigation when they were applying for tax exempt status, why was that the case? Why would you be looking into it, and was there possibly coordination with the IRS in why you targeted them?

MUELLER: You are asking me details about the investigation. I would be happy…

JORDAN: I’m not asking details about the investigation. I’m saying why were people targeted before the investigation started? Why were they contacted by the FBI, people who were now part of the Tea Party groups, targeted by the IRS?

MUELLER: You’re asking question at about details of the investigation. I’d be happy…

JORDAN: That is not a detail about the investigation. That took place prior to the investigation.

MUELLER: May I please finish? You are asking detailed questions about the investigation. I would be happy to answer those questions that I can, understanding it is an ongoing investigation.

JORDAN: I’m asking basic questions about the investigation, like who is heading it up, and you can’t tell me that.

“This is out of control,” Glenn said. “These are the people in charge of keeping you and your children safe. You have given them extraordinary power, extraordinary power. You have given them extraordinary ability. You have given them assets that have cost us billions of dollars. You have doubled their roles. You have created an entirely new system never before seen in the history of the world.”

“This is the director of the FBI, and you don’t know who is the lead investigator in the biggest investigation going on right now,” Pat asked. “Like the Congressman said, this is the biggest thing in America the last month and add half.”

Watch the entire exchange here:

  • Kevin Milwick

    … and, therefore, what? when, according to Glenn Beck will it be time to stop being surprised, assume that the worst may be true and then, do something. What? I don’t know, I not Glenn Beck. 

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    The FBI director reminds me of the statues of the three monkeys with this slogan: “I see nothing, do nothing and know nothing…”

    He acts like a political patsy prepared to be offered up as a scapegoat, and in the process his under-secretary handles the day-to-day corruption and political oppression routines. Perfect cover for Obama and his madness.

    • Kevin Milwick

      … and, therefore, what?

      • landofaahs

        And therefore just like Hillary Clinton “My mind is just jello”  I don’t remember either.  Democrats seem to all have selective memory loss.

    • landofaahs

      He doesn’t even know who is heading the investigation…probably because it’s not being investigated.  What a bunch of LSOS’s.

    • landofaahs

      Uh..I don’t know sir..about any of this…uh…I’m to busy cashing in my large paychecks to be concerned about that kind of stuff…I can tell you about our clamp down on the sale of raw milk though.  Would you like an update on that?

    • landofaahs

      It all makes sense if they are following the Trojan horse muslim president obama’s  agenda to destroy America.  Of course that will also end social security and medicare, not to mention welfare.  Obama care has democrats crapping themselves and they don’t want republicans making politics of it and it’s all coming into play in 2013 and 2014.

    • landofaahs

      It’s  Saturday and I’ve been praying.  I have the place to myself this weekend.  This stuff in Syria is getting serious.  Yet with it all there is a sense of purpose and peace.  I must admit that I am miffed but there seems to be many similarities yet differences of prophecy.   I’ll pray some more because something here I am missing.  What is your opinion?

      • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

        Land – this is what I have heard and seen on international news and radio podcast; so take it for what its worth…

        Egypt has cut off all ties with Syria, and ordered the Syrian embassy closed and its staff to leave Egypt; at the same time the Mullah’s and the good old Muslim Brotherhood is calling for a jihad against Syria’s government.

        Obama has agreed to publicly arm the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood and other terrorists in the region. 

        1st Armor and many fighter wings are on extended war games in Jordan at that new installation constructed a few months ago.

        All references to the Middle East which came out today on the Army Times, Air Force Times, and Navy Times have vanished (pulled) as of six hours ago. This is as occurred in Libya as the hidden war begun by Obama commenced.

        The government of Turkey crushed their 18-day old uprising tonight.

        Obama is leaving shortly for Europe; as with Libya.

        Summary: WAR.

        I imagine with this being the weekend its already begun.

        • landofaahs

          I know that, I was wondering about more eternal things.  It’s worth noting and watching, yet I don’t feel we are at the point of watching for the signs.  That s what I was talking of.  I just think there are many things missing.  

          • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

            Sorry for misunderstanding: something missing? I don’t know, I just keep getting the same impression every time I pray about the future:

            The three fires of truth
            May of 2014

            Mind you, I have no idea what they mean, if anything. I just sense that something wonderful is coming, and we need to be patient and prepared for its arrival.

          • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

            Just a thought as well, does this mean anything to you:

            “What is to be, shall be, as it is meant to be.”

  • Anonymous

    When you listen to these Obama Regime members answer questions in these hearings and then listen to the Lefties say there is no Scandal or Coverup, it just boggles the mind. I can tell one thing, this kind of Q&A has been going on over Scandal after Scandal for almost six months. The fact the Republicans have no assigned a Special Prosecutor to make these people answer under oath says volumes. Even the Republicans do not want to get to the truth. Both sides are on the same team.

    • Anonymous

      A special prosecutor would be appointed by the Obama team, so what good would that do?  Is there no other way to drag these people into a real court to get to the truth? 

  • landofaahs

    He doesn’t know because he doesn’t carte and it’s all getting swept under the rug.  We will be talking about war in Syria soon enough.  How convenient.

  • landofaahs

    That’s not fair Glenn.  He’s to busy covering up all the Obama scandals.  How does he have time to do his real job?

  • landofaahs

    Obama corruption as far as the eye can see.  It’s really amazing to see how far the average democrat is willing to twist and turn and self-deceive in order to continue the illusion of having your head up your rear. 

  • landofaahs

    This is the Obama administration in a nutshell.  People in charge of directing the economy by govt. instead of the market, are just as clueless as the FBI in charge of investigating crime.  Corruption and incompetence both designed to destroy the country and it’s economy.  Thanks Mr. muslim president, you’re doing a good job along with your democrats in destroying the country.

  • landofaahs

    Don’t be so hard on the FBI director.  After all he did not have a teleprompter.

  • Anonymous

    I think he knows a lot, but was instructed to play dumb.  What good are all these hearings if
    these people get away with avoiding to answer any questions.  No court of law would permit such theatrics but congress seems to be unable to get anywhere in any of the scandals.

  • greywolfrs

    Yeah, the guy in charge of one of our most important (or should I say Impotent, with him as director) doesn’t know anything about anything. That’s simply amazing. The director of the agency in charge of keeping us “safe,” on our own soil, doesn’t know shit. WOW! just WOW!

  • Anonymous

    If he was asked for his favorite Spa and night club to drink we would have got a answer, this is where Mueller spends our hard earned tax money, I almost forgot to mention the call girls for prostitution. When you get that much money for wages you have got to spend it somewhere and don’t worry Mueller Hillary Clinton has you covered!

  • http://www.absoluteintensity.com dennis reilly

    This guy doesn’t work, he parties on our dime and lets the dice roll Obama’s way

  • Keith Howard

    I think they( the FBI ) were colluding with the Obama administration with his harrasment of political opposition, along with the IRS, EPA, and all the alphabit agencies that the whitehouse controls. I believe this isnt just gross incompitence, Its a concerted effort, well planed out by this administration.

  • Anonymous

    So the talking points are “I don’t know?”

  • ken.

    plead the 5th or total stupidity and incompetence they can get away with anything, innocent until proven guilty works great when you have complete control of the evidence against you.

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