cross-posted from: https://exploding-heads.com/post/77734
While Steele was working for the FBI and for Democrats, he lobbied DOJ officials on behalf of Deripaska, who had visa issues at the time. He claimed that Deripaska was not the Kremlin puppet that U.S. officials believed. The DOJ’s inspector general report has details:
It has become clear to the whole world, that the DOJ will look at your politics, your connections, and your friends before deciding to investigate or prosecute.
The modern day Department of Justice has bought new meaning to the phrase “two standards of justice”