Can any ordinary citizen lie to the FBI, alter official documents, and plead guilty to the same and stay out of jail?
Clinesmith in August pleaded guilty to “one count of making a false statement within both the jurisdiction of the executive branch and judicial branch of the U.S. government, an offense that carries a maximum term of imprisonment of five years and a fine of up to $250,000.”Fox News
If you’re a lawyer for the FBI you barely get a slap on the wrist.
U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia James Boasberg, “gave him 12 months probation, 400 hours of community service, and no fine.”Fox News
Must be nice to have friends in high places.