Former FBI deputy assistant director of counterterrorism Terry Turchie appeared on Jesse Watters’ Fox News show today and made a shocking, but not surprising, allegation. Turchie said that U.S. Attorney General, Merrick Garland, obstructed the F.B.I.’s investigation of eco-terrorist Ted Kaczynski, more commonly known as the Unabomber. Garland did this, Turchie alleges, while in charge of the Kaczynski’s prosecution when Garland was working at the Justice Department during the Clinton Administration. From Fox News:
“I’ve never said this publicly, but I’ll just tell you right now because it just sickens me to watch and listen to Merrick Garland, because Merrick Garland was in charge of the prosecution at DOJ of the Unabomber,” Turchie said. “And I have to tell you something: He would not recommend to the AG that our search warrant to get into Theodore Kaczynski’s cabin be approved.” …
Turchie said Garland and his group of attorneys “had us working ’til 2 or 3 in the morning of April 3.”
“And finally, the AG Janet Reno, along with Louis Freeh, they stepped in, they approved the search warrant anyway,” he said. “Now, that was a case where we had bombs on airplanes. We had threats to blow up airplanes midair. We had people killed with bombs for 18 years. He wouldn’t do anything.”
Garland “would not recommend to the AG that we get into that cabin on April 3,” Turchie said. “He didn’t see the urgency then, and he didn’t seem to care about agents being up all night trying to get ready for that.”
This accusation comes shortly after the raid on Donald Trump’s home, Mar-a-Lago. During a press conference today, Garland admitted to signing off on the warrant that allowed for the FBI search after Newsweek (quoting a Justice Department source) initially reported the U.S. Attorney General had no knowledge of it.
Let this sink in, the Attorney General of the United States approved a warrant for the FBI to conduct a potentially illegal search of Donald Trump’s home that resulted in the confiscation of documents. But Garland would not recommend to his superior at the time, Attorney General Janet Reno, to pursue a warrant in order to search an eco-terrorist’s home while previously serving in the Justice Department.
Ted Kaczynski’s violent acts represent the true nature of environmentalism and Garland’s contradictory decision-making isn’t a case of misplaced priorities or misunderstanding a threat. Rather it demonstrates the left’s ethic of preferring the savage over the civilized.
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