Skip to comments.Analysis: Sessions gives Trump what he wants - a return to 'Crooked Hillary'
Posted on 11/14/2017 2:53:12 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
After months of public and private pressure, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is giving President Donald Trump what hes long demanded, going back to the days of Crooked Hillary and lock her up: an inquiry that could lead to a full-fledged investigation of his vanquished opponent and the Clinton Foundation.
At a moment where Sessions leadership and credibility is being questioned the president himself has openly pondered firing him, and Democrats are accusing him of lying about his knowledge of Russian contacts with the Trump campaign the attorney general is giving the appearance that hes bowing to the political demands of the president.
The announcement of the new inquiry, coming on the eve of high-profile testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, had the immediate impact of subsuming news about Russia including new information about meetings Sessions previously said he had no recollection of.
Under Sessions direction, the Justice Department is now examining allegations that donations to the Clinton Foundation were related to an Obama administration decision to give a Russian nuclear agency access to uranium in the United States.
Prosecutors findings including a potential recommendation for a broader inquiry, led by a special counsel - will be reported to the attorney general or the deputy attorney as appropriate, according to a Justice Department letter sent to key House Republicans. So its possible Sessions recusal from the topic will stand.
More broadly, though, the renewed scrutiny of Clinton and the foundation reflects a political score Trump has a stated interest in settling, at a time that he would like far less interest in his own campaigns contacts with Russia.
Whataboutism is now dangerously close to becoming U.S. Justice Department policy.
(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...
The investigation that never ends. Just like certain undeclared wars!
Confiscate every penny under RICO.......................
It silly to frame this as “changing the subject” or satisfying a political grudge. It’s simply a demand for justice. No more, no less.
How about giving the American People something THEY want?
Bring SOMEBODY out of the gaggle of the absolutely corrupt Left to answer for their CRIMES. Hillary is a good start.
Regardless of the motives and missteps of Trump and Sessions, real or imagined, Hillary is no less corrupt and no less guilty. ABC is bending all logic to protect jer.
Oh yes—when I want good analysis, I turn to ABC. (I don’t.)
Wow, so Sessions is finally going to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Clintons instead of his own president? Way to go, Jeff - way too little, way too late, and way after you damaged the Trump administration in it’s infancy, but hey, better than not doing it at all.
I believe Dims want this as bad as conservatives. Dims want the Clintons GONE forever and by stepping back and allowing conservatives to go after hill/bill then they get what they want without lifting a hand. Imho, the Clintons have worn out their welcome and they want no part of a hillary run in 2020 which is where it appears to be headed.
“Fantasywriter”? So, I’m guessing this article your handiwork because it sure is pure fantasy.
“Wow, so Sessions is finally going to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Clintons instead of his own president?”
Lol...that sez it all, doesn’t it? But he’s reluctant to do so for the Clintons.
What a fargin disaster.
If Sessions does go ahead, it’s only because Trump has told him, “You either appoint a SC to investigate the credible charges in Uranium One, the fake dossier, & the pay-to-play at the Clinton foundation.. or you’re fired”.
If Sessiosn doesn’t fear losing his job, he will duck this and say there isn’t enough hear to warrant a SC.
Did you read my post? As in, all of it?
I read your post summary, but the actual post was way too long and I couldn’t digest it all.
I’m with you. All I’m saying is this ABC “News” article is pure fantasy concocted by a good fantasy writer. So I naturally thought you had a hand in it.
Too clever by half.
The trap is just about ready to be sprung.
“I believe Dims want this as bad as conservatives.”
Shirley you jest. They may want Hillary gone but the party cannot afford a full expose of hillary’s crimes. They would all be implicated. It would be like pulling a pin on a nuclear bomb. They couldn’t get far enough away.
That’s why we have a SC investigating Trump instead of hillary.
Thanks for expanding on your comment. It was helpful. If I’d picked up on the point the first time, I’d have laughed.
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