CIA Blocking Duke Cunningham Investigation

duke.jpg Given the sensationalistic nature of our national media, this is one story I'm shocked never got off the ground. To refresh your memory, back in May of last year, CIA #3 man, Kyle "Dusty" Foggo, was implicated in a scandal involving disgraced former Congressman Duke Cunningham, prostitutes and, of all places, the Watergate Hotel. For a comprehensive breakdown, I'll turn you over to Jane whose great post really got into the nitty gritty.

From TPM:

The CIA is refusing to cooperate with federal prosecutors investigating the Duke Cunningham scandal, the Wall Street Journal's Scott Paltrow reports today.

Before getting caught in 2005, Cunningham was involved in a sprawling corruption ring between Congress and the national security community. The scandal allegedly enjoyed the participation of current and former CIA officials, including Kyle "Dusty" Foggo, the executive director of the agency. Foggo would be the highest-ranking CIA official to be prosecuted in the agency's history, according to Paltrow.. Read more...


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