Michael Horowitz (DOJ)

Michael Horowitz was appointed as the US Inspector General in 2012.
In Jan, 2017 Horowitz investigated “allegations of misconduct” regarding FBI Director James B. Comey’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email practices and whether Justice Department employees leaked classified information during the run-up to the 2016 United States presidential election. The IG report was critical but no one was charged with a crime.
In Mar, 2018 his department investigated the FBI and Justice Department’s filing of four FISA applications and renewals to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page and whether or not there was an abuse of this FISA process. Report released Dec 9, 2019, identifying wrong doing, but no “documentary or testimonial” political bias.

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