The attack at the Waffle House outside of Nashville yesterday is another example of how dysfunctional the FBI is.
The man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Nashville on Sunday was previously arrested by the US Secret Service for trespassing and being in a restricted area near the White House, authorities said.
In July 2017, Travis Reinking told a uniform Secret Service officer that he must get into the White House to speak with the President, according to an arrest report. The officer explained that he must get a tour to do that and told Reinking to move away from the pedestrian entrance, but the report states Reinking told the officer again that he had to speak with the President and that he was a “sovereign citizen” who had a right to inspect the grounds. After telling Reinking to move again, the report states that Reinking took his tie off, balled it into his fist, began approaching the officer and walked past the security barriers.
“Do what you need to do. Arrest me if you have to,” Reinking said, according to the report.
Reinking was detained but refused to leave the secured area, so he was arrested and charged with unlawful entry, the report states.
According to court records, Reinking entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with community service on July 26, 2017. On November 17, 2017, the court determined Reinking had successfully completed the program and the case was dismissed.
Shortly after his release, Reinking was interviewed by the FBI in Illinois, where he lived at the time.
Tazewell County, Illinois, authorities revoked Reinking’s firearm authorization and seized four weapons after the interview…
Police later returned the seized weapons to Reinking’s father, Jeffrey Reinking, and told him to keep the weapons secure and away from his son. However, Nashville police learned Sunday that Jeffrey acknowledged giving the guns back to his son, police said.
It wasn’t, however, an isolated incident. The FBI’s failures go back to Ruby Ridge, Waco, 9/11, the Fort Hood, Boston marathon and Pulse nightclub incidents plus the Bundy fiasco in Oregon.
Then you have the recent Cliven Bundy situation. The Oregonian reported in January that “A judge threw out criminal charges against Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy, his two sons and a co-defendant in their 2014 standoff with federal agents, citing ‘flagrant misconduct’ by prosecutors and the FBI in not disclosing evidence before and during trial. ‘The government’s conduct in this case was indeed outrageous,’ said U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro. ‘There has been flagrant misconduct, substantial prejudice and no lesser remedy is sufficient.'”
Maybe they were too busy working up false documents about Trump and leaking them to the press.
The whole organization needs to be disbanded then reorganized and reformed by a new group of leaders. Clearly what we have now isn’t working. They are more interested in effecting political change than stopping crime.