44 Democrats waived background checks for Imran Awan


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Every Democrat in the House who hired Pakistani Imran Awan to run their computers, 44 in total, also exempted him from the required background checks.

All of them appear to have waived background checks on Imran Awan and his family members, even though the family of server administrators could collectively read all the emails and files of 1 in 5 House Democrats, and despite background checks being recommended for such positions, according to an inspector general’s report. The House security policy requires offices to fill out a form attesting that they’ve initiated background checks, but it also includes a loophole allowing them to simply say that another member vouched for them.

Among the red flags in Abid’s background were a $1.1 million bankruptcy; six lawsuits against him or a company he owned; and at least three misdemeanor convictions including for DUI and driving on a suspended license, according to Virginia court records. Public court records show that Imran and Abid operated a car dealership referred to as CIA that took $100,000 from an Iraqi government official who is a fugitive from U.S. authorities. Numerous members of the family were tied to cryptic LLCs such as New Dawn 2001, operated out of Imran’s residence, Virginia corporation records show. Imran was the subject of repeated calls to police by multiple women and had multiple misdemeanor convictions for driving offenses, according to court records.

This story is particularly disturbing. Either all 44 Democrats were incredibly stupid, or they actually wanted Awan capable of passing classified information to his sources in Pakistan. Either way, everyone of these Democrats is culpable, and if the latter is true, they are also traitors.

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  • Max

    Stupid people in Congress? I think they would rather have the label traitor to the country. Their supporters have the same politics which means they will be proud to be called traitor also… But it would be embarrassing if everyone knew that they were also stupid.
    I wonder how many countries were also paying for their allegiance and information that the IT guy was blackmailing them over?
    Hundreds of paid lobbyists are probably feeling snickered. If only they had thought of sending their IT guys, it could have gave them access to hundreds of congressman/staff/legislatures and saving them millions of dollars.
    Now I’m wondering were Pakistan learned it from? Were they the first or where they imitating another countries Infiltration?

  • pzatchok

    Pakistan doesn’t have the resources to properly use any info he could have stolen.

    But they could have easily been the middle man for several other bidders.

  • Morgan Latte

    Max, I can think of one country that appears to have paid for the allegiance of our leaders, and blackmailing them,…Russia, of course.

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