Thief Breaks Into John Solomon’s Automobile Evening Earlier than Impeachment Trial, Steals Laptop computer Containing Explosive Data on Ukraine and Joe Biden
Somebody broke into investigative reporter John Solomon’s automobile parked close to the White Home the evening earlier than the senate impeachment trial started.
The thief stole John Solomon’s laptop computer which contained delicate info on former Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine.
The break-in, which occurred throughout from the White Home’s Eisenhower Govt Workplace Constructing, was described as a “skilled job” and authorities consider the person(s) used a classy digital jamming machine to open the automobile’s lock.
“It’s a reasonably skilled job,” John Solomon instructed RCI of the break-in, “but it surely’s most likely only a coincidence.”
“It was most likely only a road felony looking for cross codes,” he added. “Or it could possibly be somebody looking for my Ukraine stuff, we don’t know at this level.”
It seems to be a focused political hit as a result of Solomon mentioned nothing else was taken from his automobile, together with money.
Paul Sperry of Actual Clear Investigations reported:
On the evening earlier than the Senate impeachment trial started, somebody broke into veteran Washington investigative journalist John Solomon’s automobile parked close to the White Home and stole his laptop computer, in line with a D.C. Metropolitan Police Division report obtained by RealClearInvestigations.
The pc contained notes on Ukraine and former Vice President Joe Biden and different delicate info, Solomon, 52, mentioned in an interview. He mentioned he was getting ready to launch a brand new podcast and information web site on the time.
Although the laptop computer has since been recovered, the investigation continues to be open. “The case has been assigned a detective and is underneath investigation,” MPD spokesman Sean Hickman instructed RCI.
The Secret Service can be concerned within the matter, which seems suspicious. Break-ins are uncommon within the high-security space the place the crime occurred, simply exterior the White Home perimeter, and a classy machine seems to have been used to get into the automobile.
The pc and bag, which additionally contained his U.S. Capitol press safety badge, had been found the subsequent day practically a block away from the place his automobile had been parked. The contents of the bag had been dumped out on a picnic bench close to the FDIC building. The situation had no safety cameras, so there isn’t any identified video surveillance footage that may be reviewed. Authorities described it as one of many few “darkish spots” within the space.
Award-winning investigative reporter John Solomon has been focused by Dem Rep. Adam Schiff for his explosive reporting on Ukraine and the Biden crime household.
In December, Schiff (illegally) obtained John Solomon’s telephone data and printed his name historical past in a report.
Schiff smeared Solomon as a reporter who printed “conspiracy theories” to “push false narratives” about Ukraine’s interference within the 2016 election to assist Hillary Clinton.
John Solomon mentioned he’s working with laptop forensics to see whether or not his arduous drive was scanned by the thief.
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— Paul Sperry (@paulsperry_) February 2, 2020