Michael Horowitz prepared the IG report on the Clinton E-Mail probe: 3 things to know about the ‘straight shooter’

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The lawmakers on Capitol Hill are eagerly awaiting the release of a 500-page bomb-a report of the inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz, will show whether the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton via your private E-Mail server was the right one.

The IG’s office announced it will review its decision, of the measures of the Ministry of justice and the FBI — including those of FBI Director James Comey — in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections.

Comey announced at the beginning of July 2016, that, although he found, he found Clinton was “extremely reckless” in their handling of classified E-Mails on a private server, the Agency would not recommend that criminal be brought to display. But the day before the election, Comey, Vice versa, of course, the announcement that the Bureau will renew the investigation, a move Clinton believes that cost her the election.


Since then, Horowitz has interviewed dozens of U.S. officials, looked at more than 1 million records, is checked and the actions of several FBI and DOJ officials. Several top employees from the agencies are expected to come under fire in the IG report.

Supporters of both parties see Horowitz, a former Federal Prosecutor appointed by President Barack Obama, as apolitical.

“Michael is very careful,” Steven Cohen, a colleague of Horowitz is in the southern district of New York, the U.S. Attorney’s office, told Vanity Fair in February. “He is dogged. He is looking for the opposite of a guy, a life in the spotlight.”

“He really is one of the most intelligent and most fair people I have ever had the pleasure to work with,” Bill Hamel, former assistant inspector General for investigations in the Department of education, echoed on The hill. “He is a straight shooter and a fair guy. He is an honest broker.”


The report was originally set to be released in may, but the date was pushed back. President Trump called for “transparency” at the beginning of June, demanding the IG release of its findings.

“What’s taking so long with the Inspector General’s report on the Crooked Hillary and Slippery, James Comey. Numerous Delays. Hope the report is not modified and weaker! There is to tell so many terrible things, the public has tweeted a right to know,” Trump.

Here’s what you need to know about Horowitz, as the highly anticipated IG report is released to the public.

He worked in the Ministry of justice, which for more than a decade

The General inspector Michael Horowitz is expected to release a report on the Clinton probe on June 14.


Horowitz positions within the DOJ, from 1991 to 2002. The majority of his time on the job spent as a U.S. attorney for the Southern district of New York, where he served as chief of the Public corruption unit.

“In 1995, he was awarded the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service for his work on a complex police corruption investigation,” a justice profile.

Four years later, he joined the Ministry of justice the Department of criminal law.

He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law

Horowitz, magna cum laude, graduated with a Juris Doctor degree (J. D) from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, DOJ’s online profile States.

He oversaw the Fast and Furious case

Horowitz is the most important report, this was the 2012 study by the botched Obama-era gun operation known as Fast and furious.

Fast and Furious was a Bureau of Alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives (ATF), the Federal government allowed criminals to buy guns in Phoenix-area shops with the intention to keep track of how they were transported, in Mexico. But the Agency lost track of more than 1,400 of the 2,000 guns allowed to buy the smugglers. Brian Terry, a border patrol agent, was killed in 2010 by an illegal immigrant with a gun in the failed operation.

The inspector General wrote in the report only six months later, he took over the position.

“It was just a remarkably intense first six months on the job. I know I would not have chosen to walk in the work, in this way. Looking back on it, it was a kind of trial by fire. You sink or swim pretty quickly, and luckily I didn’t fall. People can sponge your own judgment about how well I do,” Horowitz of The Washington Post tells, in a 2014 interview.

To tell the time, Horowitz as his report on a success, the Post-it “addressed the problems that people are looking for.”

“There is a strong professional relationship with the leader of an organization is very important for all IG. We have that. We come to lawyer about once per month with the Deputy Secretary of state and try to make sure that you are aware of the problems that we find within the organization, you have to overcome,” he added. “If there is a problem that can be fixed, we will fix it quickly. We don’t want people to wait for our report to fix it.”

Fox News’ Brooke Singman, Alex Pappas and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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