Conservatives continually scratch their heads in an effort to understand the odd relationship between liberals and Islam. We cannot understand how or why people who seem to despise those whom they see as religious zealots will go so far out of their way to embrace those who profess Allah, no matter how zealous they may be. And as a top aid for Debbie Wasserman-Schultz has just demonstrated, it’s not just an intellectual quest to embrace and understand. Liberal Democrats actually do their best to inform and empower Islamists. Sometimes, as in this case or as did Barack Obama when he sent chartered planes loaded with greenbacks on pallets to Iran, with cold hard cash.
This morning the Daily Caller has broken a story about Imran Awan, Wasserman-Schultz’s top information technology officer who has been arrested by the FBI after having wired nearly $300,000 to Pakistan and attempting to leave the USA en route to Pakistan – which just happens to be the same country his wife has already bolted America for with $12,000 of cash stashed in her suitcase!
“Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s top information technology (IT) aide was arrested Monday attempting to board a flight to Pakistan after wiring $283,000 from the Congressional Federal Credit Union to that country.
He attempted to leave the country hours after The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group revealed that he is the target of an FBI investigation, and the FBI apprehended him at the airport.
Credit union officials permitted the wire to go through, and his wife has already fled the country to Pakistan, after police confronted her at the airport and found $12,000 in cash hidden in her suitcase but did not stop her from boarding, court documents show.
“On January 18, 2017 at 12:09 pm, an international wire transfer request form was submitted [at the Congressional Federal Credit Union] at the Longworth House Office Building in the District of Columbia, in the amount of $283,000.00, to two individuals in Faisalabad, Pakistan,” according to an affidavit obtained by TheDCNF.
Imran Awan, a Pakistani-born IT aide, had access to all emails and files of dozens of members of Congress, as well as the password to the iPad that Wasserman Schultz used for Democratic National Committee business before she resigned as its head in July 2016.”
Talk about eyebrow raising. The man had access to all of Wasserman Schultz’s data, who was and in some ways still is at the pinnacle of the Democrat Party power structure… emails, iPad and most likely other information technology items like laptops and cell phones. Kind of like Anthony Weiner ended up with classified information from a then-secretary of state’s classified communications via her careless-with-national-secrets aid too?
The story manages to get even more alarming:
“In March, his wife Hina Alvi, who also was on the House payroll, withdrew her children from school and left the country, the affidavit says. The Capitol Police confronted her at the airport but could not stop her. “U.S. Customs and Border Protection conducted a search of Alvi’s bags immediately prior to her boarding the plane and located a total of $12,400.00 in U.S. cash inside. Alvi was permitted to board the flight to Qatar and she and her daughters have not returned to the United States,” the affidavit says. “Alvi had numerous pieces of luggage with her, including cardboard boxes… Your affiant does not believe that Alvi has any intention to return to the United States.”
Soon after Imran began working for Wasserman Schultz in 2005, four of his relatives appeared on the payroll of other Democrats at inflated salaries, but Democratic staffers said they were rarely seen at work. They collected $4 million in taxpayer salaries since 2009.
House authorities told members in February that Imran and his relatives were suspects in a criminal investigation into theft and IT abuses, and they were banned from the Capitol network.”
Banned? Congressional IT workers got banned from the congressional IT network?! Prepare to not believe your eyes because this mess gets worse still:
“Wasserman Schultz has refused to fire Imran, despite being a known criminal suspect in a cybersecurity probe for months, and has blocked Capitol Police from searching a laptop they confiscated because it was tied to him.
TheDCNF reported Sunday night that the FBI had joined the investigation and seized smashed hard drives from Imran’s home. The next day, the FBI apprehended him at Dulles Airport after noticing that he had purchased a ticket to Pakistan, via Qutar.”
In a world where terrorism is a threat to kill anyone at any time we have a ranking Congressional member’s staffer who is the subject of a federal investigation and who has been caught fleeing the country with cash! Who has smashed computers with hammers (yet another recurring Hillary theme, ask yourselves ‘why would anyone do that?’) and Wasserman-Schultz refused to fire him and actively obstructed the investigation into his activities.
Hey Democrats, whose side are you on?
[Note: This article was written by Derrick Wilburn]