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In 2013, Mr. Priestap was named special agent in charge of the Counterintelligence Division in the New York Field Office. December 21, 2015 FBI Director James B. Comey named E.W. “Bill” Priestap as the Assistant Director of the Counterintelligence Division at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ) in Washington, D.C
Director Comey told Congress he did not tell congressional oversight “Gang of Eight” he was investigating presidential candidate Donald Trump because the Director of Counterintelligence, Bill Priestap, suggested he not do so. (March 20, 2017)
Comey referred to Bill Priestap as the decision maker on not telling Congress about the Op. Sally Yates referred to him as Key.
Bill Priestap is married to Sabina Menschel. http://www.gettyimages.com/photos/sabina-menschel
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Sabine’s father Richard Menschel, and uncle are honored with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.
Richard served as an officer in the Air Force. His career at Goldman Sachs began in 1959. Menschel was a partner and management committee member when he retired, and is now a senior director.
Richards’s brother Robert Menschel became a specialist with the New York Stock Exchange in 1951, joined Goldman Sachs & Company in 1954. He became partner about a decade later and currently is a senior director.
The Menschels are running an extensive philanthropic operation, and much of this is flying under the radar, in part because these vehicles don’t even have websites.