Feds Redportedly Split on Armstrong ruling

FBI "angered" by U.S. Attorney's decision

Feb 8, 2012
Outside Magazine

Last week's decision by U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. to close a two-year investigation into allegations that Lance Armstrong doped was unpopular with other federal investigators, according to the The Wall Street Journal. And on Wednesday, NRP's Tom Goldman reported that officials at the FBI, FDA, and U.S. Postal Service met the news with "surprise, even shock and anger." Thom Mrozek, a spokesman for Birotte, said that the decision was made in consultation with other investigators at the U.S. Attorney's office. "We cannot and will not discuss the internal deliberations and the basis on which the U.S. attorney made the decision not to proceed in the case," Mrozek said.

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