Skip to comments.Rep. Nunes Seeks To Discuss Obama-Era FBI Abuses With Chief Justice Roberts
Posted on 02/09/2018 9:43:26 AM PST by Golden Eagle
House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes is considering speaking with the Supreme Court Chief Justice over the newly revealed surveillance abuse by the FBI.
On Wednesday, Congressman Nunes said FISA judges may have been misled by the previous administration into issuing spy warrants against the 2016 Trump campaign.
Nunes is now seeking to discuss the matter with Chief Justice John Roberts, who is in charge of appointing judges to the Surveillance Court.
Our next step with the courts is to make them aware, if theyre not aware already, that this happened by watching the news, so we will be sending a letter to the court, said Nunes.
The House Intelligence chairman said he may ask both the Supreme Court and the Surveillance Court for a testimony before the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the violations as well as a path forward.
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And the articles on this don't discuss it, but wonder if Nunes might have some evidence that Roberts was surveilled, if not blackmailed, at some point as well?
My my interesting times indeed!
Uh oh - Seriesly Hugh!
Good. Roberts is in charge of FISA court. But the Clintons have the dirt on Roberts, so all I think is Roberts will listen, but do nothing. Hope I’m wrong, and Roberts does the right thing, but you’re right, interesting times indeed.
Ive always suspected Robert’s was black mailed. President Obama has always had an uncanny ability to get judges to make crazy decisions on his behalf...going back to his run for Senator our of Illinois. Who knows what skeletons Robert’s might have had in his closet...affairs, unfortunate pictures, a colorful joke caught on camera.... If Obama has that stuff, he’ll use it.
Devin Nunes is a bulldog! I love this guy!
This move was suggested the other day by none other than the excreable Hugh Hewitt when Nunes appeared on his radio show. According to Hewitt, due to separation of powers, the Congress can’t subpoena the Court to testify, but can invite them to do so. We’ll see.
“It’s a tax!”
Nunes is taking serious matters seriously, I like him.
What if DJT has the same info? Roberts will be damned if he does and damned if he doesn't. May as well go out as a patriot.
From another thread on this topic, Bingo! I was doing research on Mary McCord and her hubby today.
Then I just saw this, https://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/andrew-napolitano-antonin-scalia-obama-spied/2017/05/16/id/790439/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=idealmedia&utm_campaign=newsmax.com&utm_term=68744&utm_content=2186194
Mary McCord speaks very highly of David Laufman who resigned today. I was digging a little more on this Mary McCord since she also resigned from the Dept of Justice. Check this little tidbit out, She credits her husband, Sheldon Shelly Snook, with carrying the load. Hes also a lawyer and a former longtime administrative assistant for the U.S. District Court. He is now special assistant to the counselor for the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
This is interesting as well, One of McCords enduring memories dates to September 2012, when the Islamic militant group Ansar al-Sharia attacked U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans died in the assault. Then-Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. immediately assigned the case to her office, and she was on the phone briefing him the weekend after it happened on what investigators had learned in the first three days.
I would bet $100 she will be implicated in the corruption soon. It was she, as a career attorney overseeing the high-profile Justice Department probe into potential collusion between associates of President Trump and the Kremlin, who accompanied the acting attorney general, Sally Yates, to the White House to warn the presidents lawyer that the national security adviser was at risk of being blackmailed, according to an individual familiar with the matter.
Yates said she thought it was important to bring a career national security professional. After all, McCord had been the one who was most intimately familiar with the facts, said Yates, who did not name the attorney in congressional testimony. Nor would McCord in an interview confirm or comment on the visit.
So, “Shelly” LINCHPIN Snook is assistant to Chief Justice Roberts and his wife is Mary “nothing to see here in Benghazi” McCord who was chosen for her position by Eric Holder.
See article below for more on “Linchpin” Snook. https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-37348119.html
“The well-respected public face of Washington’s federal court is saying goodbye to his job of the past 12 years and leaving for a similar job at the Supreme Court.
Sheldon Snook, the longtime administrative assistant for the U.S. District Court and court liaison to the public and news media, was hailed at a farewell reception Thursday afternoon as a trusted confidante of dozens of judges and the linchpin in making the court’s high-profile trials open to the public. Among those on hand to praise his talents were numerous federal judges, court staff members, federal prosecutors, public defenders and reporters from several news organizations.”
I think Nunes best not go all circus on us, right now.
If he must chatter with THE CHIEF JUSTICE, it better be by letter and low key, because it is way too ridiculous a premise to go whining to the Chief. It looks like a grandstand!
Come on, Nunes, stay the bloody course and go get ‘em. They’re all on the ground around you, and in plain sight!
Many of us have wondered if Roberts was not under some duress, already, from the Obama Corruption Administration.
The Chief Justice appoints FISA Court judges. He is in no way responsible for their oversight after that and he CERTAINLY can not personally fire them.
I think Nunes should ask Roberts why he had to swear in Barry...twice....second time in private.
Disagreements aside, hes a good man. I think hes being brought in because we are entering treacherous waters and we need to brief/consult with the SC on some high level indictments.
Well, I guess his kids must be near college age now so maybe he can’t be blackmailed anymore, lol. Then again...
He may also want to ask Roberts how he converted a Federally-mandated purchase of a private product or service into a “tax”. (O’Care)
I think we need somebody to post that photo of Roberts with his buddies in their sweaters, lol. I see him swanning around Port Clyde looking pretty light in the loafers, actually. Backed by manly bodyguards as well.
It has become obvious that the FISA courts have been nothing but a rubber stamp for the Obama administration to spy on citizens. This needs to be addressed. Hopefully Judge Roberts sees the problem and is willing to do something about it.
I think invitation is more appropriate. Judicial is an equal branch
Nunes has been subpoenaing the DOJ which is a separate branch of the government (executive), so not sure that would stop it. I think the bigger question is would any judge respond to it. This Congress needs to build its enforcement arm back up, as allowed by the Constitution and previously utilized in decades (if not centuries) past, to give their demands and investigation results more teeth. Right now everyone seems stuck waiting for the slumbering AG to awake from under his tree and find his way back home.
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