Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: “Sen. Feinstein Helps Husband Profit in Postal Property Scheme”

Peter B. Collins Presents Investigative Reporter Peter Byrne Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the powerful chair of the Intelligence Committee, has used her influence in many ways that benefit her husband, millionaire investor Richard Blum. Peter Byrne&;s continuing investigation of Blum&;s business interests reveals that the real estate firm CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), run by Blum, has a sweetheart contract with the US Postal Service to sell buildings and property that are declared surplus. Using public records and FOIA disclosures, Byrne shows that Feinstein has intervened with Postal Service management on matters where Blum and partners have benefited, and that an inspector general has issued a scathing audit of CBRE&;s exclusive contract, citing &;conflict of interest concerns&;. Byrne details the many conflicts that Blum has, his profiteering from defense contracts, and much more. He issues a direct challenge to the Center for Investigative Reporting and ProPublica to cover the Feinstein/Blum nexus, as well as a challenge to a federal prosecutor to review this &;blueprint for an indictment&;. Peter Byrne is an investigative reporter and author based in California. He is primarily a science writer, but has been investigating Feinstein and Blum for over 6 years. His third and most recent report is Going Postal: US Senator Dianne Feinstein&;s Husband Sells Post Offices to His Friends, Cheap. It&;s available as a low-cost e-book at Amazon or via his . The first chapter is available free,
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Peter B. Collins Presents Investigative Reporter Peter Byrne

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