SPYGATE: Bruce Ohr Forced To Retire From DOJ To Avoid Disciplinary Actions

Bruce Ohr retires from DOJ after informed disciplinary decision imminent on Russia case

Retirement spares Ohr any potential discipline, announced same day government releases new versions of his interview reports with FBI.

Bruce Ohr, the senior Justice Department official whose conduct in the Russia case spurred significant controversy, has retired after being informed that a decision on disciplinary action was imminent, the department announced Wednesday.

Ohr’s decision will spare him any potential punishment for his role in providing information to the FBI about Christopher Steele’s dossier at the same time his wife, Nellie Ohr, worked for the same firm as Steele — Fusion GPS, run by Glenn Simpson.

Congressional Republicans complained that the connection created a conflict of interest. Ohr said his bosses approved of the arrangement.




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