Bruce G. Ohr has served as the Associate Deputy Attorney General as well as Director of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces, both part of the Department of Justice. His office was just four doors down from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but not anymore.
After it was discovered that he had met with the former British spy Christopher Steele who helped put together the fake dossier on Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, Ohr has been stripped of his position of Associate Deputy Attorney and has been moved out of his office on the fourth floor of the DOJ.
(Fox News) – A senior Justice Department official was demoted this week amid an ongoing investigation into his contacts with the opposition research firm responsible for the anti-Trump “dossier,” the department confirmed to Fox News.
Until Wednesday morning, Bruce G. Ohr held two titles at DOJ: associate deputy attorney general, a post that placed him four doors down from his boss, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein; and director of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF), a program described by the department as “the centerpiece of the attorney general’s drug strategy.”
Ohr will retain his OCDETF title but has been stripped of his higher post and ousted from his office on the fourth floor of “Main Justice.”
Initially senior department officials could not provide the reason for Ohr’s demotion, but Fox News has learned that evidence collected by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), chaired by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., indicates that Ohr met during the 2016 campaign with Christopher Steele, the former British spy who authored the “dossier.” …
Obviously, Ohr was working for the DOJ under the Trump administration and was one of many who many who did their best to sabotage the Trump campaign and presidency. In many companies, such action would have been grounds for immediate dismissal, but evidently not for government employees.