Senator Holding Up Vote on TSA Director Who’s an Ex-FBI Agent

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — Here in the nation’s capital, there’s always someone willing to play politics, no matter the consequence. In this case, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) is holding up President Obama’s nomination of Erroll Southers, a former FBI agent, to head the Transportation Security Administration over a union issue, McClatchy newspapers reported….

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Cleveland DEA Agent Goes on Trial Jan. 6 on Charges of Perjury and Obstruction of Justice in One Heck of a Mess

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com It’s never pretty when fed prosecutors go after a federal agent. But that’s what will happen Jan. 6 in Cleveland when trial is slated to begin for Drug Enforcement Administration agent  Lee Lucas, a 19 year veteran, on charges he lied on the witness stand, made false statements in official reports,…

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