DC justice: Hillary skates while war hero pays

The New York Times, via Christopher Drew, reported on August 19, 2016: Matt Bissonnette, a former member of Navy SEAL Team 6 who wrote an account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, agreed on Friday to forfeit $6.8 million in book royalties and speaking fees and apologized for failing to clear his disclosures with the Pentagon, according to federal court documents. Mr. Bissonnette also recently forfeited $180,000 in fees for consulting work that he did for military contractors while he was still on the SEAL team[.] ... If approved by a federal judge in Alexandria, Va., the royalty settlement would bring an end to more than two years of civil and criminal investigations into Mr. Bissonnette, who won several awards for valor in Iraq and Afghanistan before writing "No Easy Day," his best-selling book on the Bin Laden raid, under the pen name Mark Owen. We have a decorated hero, who was involved in killing Osama bin Laden, responsible for killing over 3,000...(Read Full Post)