Skip to comments.McConnell says he backs Mueller probe after classified briefing
Posted on 05/25/2018 12:40:31 AM PDT by gattaca
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday after attending a classified briefing that he continues to support special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.
McConnell told NPR that Mueller's investigation and a separate probe by the Justice Department's inspector general into the FBI's actions during the 2016 election will ultimately provide answers to a number of questions swirling around the presidential race.
"The two investigations going on that I think will give us the answers to the questions that you raise the [inspector general] investigation in the Justice Department and the Mueller investigation," McConnell told NPR.
"I support both of them, and I don't really have anything to add to this subject based upon the Gang of Eight briefing that we had today, which was classified."
McConnell's vote of confidence in Mueller's investigation came after he attended a highly classified meeting with top law enforcement and intelligence officials on Thursday.
The White House brokered a pair of briefings between officials and key lawmakers at the Justice Department to discuss the FBI's use of a top-secret informant in the early days of a counterintelligence probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election.
The briefing attended by McConnell was given to the so-called "Gang of Eight" a bipartisan group of lawmakers, consisting of the four top congressional leaders and the top Republicans and Democrats on the House and Senate Intelligence committees.
The White House had initially pushed for Justice Department officials to brief a select group of Republican lawmakers on Thursday, but arranged for a second, broader bipartisan briefing after facing pressure from Democrats and some Republicans.
Reports have indicated that the FBI source met with three advisers to President Trump's campaign during the 2016 election. Trump and his allies have claimed without evidence in recent days that the FBI used the informant to improperly spy on his campaign.
Trump has asserted that Mueller's investigation is a "hoax" and a "witch hunt" intended to undermine his presidency.
“McConnell’s vote of confidence in Mueller’s investigation came after he attended a highly classified meeting with top law enforcement and intelligence officials on Thursday.”
“Mitchy-poo, we know all your secrets”
“Ah support this investigation”.
Both House Speaker, Paul Ryan and Senate Leader, Mitch McConnell must both go immediately. Nothing more needs to be said. Republicans, House & Senate, do your jobs and get rid of these deadbeat turncoats.
McConnell is a manipulated coward with a legacy that cannot disagree.
mitch supports witch hunts huh?
McAzzhole the spineless, would bolster Muleface.
McConnell of Sea Island fame...
Now there’s a shocker.
C O U P !
Plain and simple.
I wonder how Mitch would like a probe into Chinese influence on him, via his father in law?
Mueller is busily collecting mucho dinero for his ‘inquiry.’ But, never fear, he’ll complete his ‘investigation’ sometime in the coming decade. At present rates of pay, it shouldn’t take him more than ten or fifteen years....
McConnell would back a horse’s ass if it had lipstick on it!
What a smuck. Played right into Mueller’s hands.
“McConnell and Mueller sitting in a tree,
K I S S I N G”
you can fill in the rest.
Several things enter into his opinion on this, which makes his words simply dumb and empty... but he holds sway with the media! This elite swamp is so wide and deep, that the anti Trump message is out there all the time by all the media.
1. mcconnell never liked Trump and still doesn’t, even though Trump has accomplished more than they ever imagined.. and for occonnell, it’s been too fast. (go figure)
2. Trump has messed up mcconnell’s lifetime job where he made lots of money. If he’s involved in any of the swamp knowledge of what has been going on in their circles, Trump is his enemy and mcconnel would like mueller to find something on Trump to stop him.
3. They still think the ONLY way Trump could win the Presidency is from outside help.... surely the citizens of this country would not have voted him into that office.. they are sure of that!.. so keep looking for the link so anti Trump swampers can be satisfied they were right all along.
4. Since they are already expecting the russians to mess with the next election, they won’t learn a thing when Trump wins his 2nd term. we can only hope we send them all home!
I want to say something about the divide in this country, per what obama claims...
He was/is the divider. Every word he said on foreign soil, apologizing for our country, he was telling his kind to hate America... thus “taking a knee” was born and fed.
Every word he spoke came out against us who do not like him... he knew and he set us up for hate... his condescending way of talking, standing, walking, living... divided us .. every day he talked to the goats and they worshipped his every word... some sheep followed also... we mavericks did not fall for his “charm”.... but he did the damage to enough and his kind got into our colleges as “professors” and are indoctrinating our kids. They know no better than to believe a pied piper whose aim is to take them down the muslim/commie route to fundamentally change our country. He’s not through.. he’s still doing his dirty work and the media miss him so much, they will still follow him and lie for him... and turn on our President!`
Ah, Senator McComey, what is your backup position when
Mueller ends up having to dump his sham of an investigation
after he finally figures out that the only indictable
crimes were those committed by the Democrats he wouldn’t
investigate? A little turtle egg on the face?
What this Deep State cabal has on McConnell is the reason why he was kicked out of the National Guard in KY. Caught in the act, in the barracks. As a “catcher in the rye” in whiskey country at... Fort Knox. Immediate intern to a R US Senator at the time, rumored to be the same “persuasion”.
That, and the fact that his wife’s father’s Taiwan-side originated container ship company just had 10 new vessels built by..... THE CHI-COMs. The man is useless goober with a predilection greatly developed in politicians-— status quo ante with a max dose of self-serving greed and opportunism. He should join John Boehner (the drunken golf caddie from a bar owning family, who now is lobbyist for the “Cannabis Industry” — not hemp, but narcotics- because his daughter is married to a Jamaican posse ex-pat complete with dreadlocks. The future of US exceptionalism). Bourbon KY meets.... stoner dopers. Cause we need the “tax money” to expand the State. Yup.
“I wonder how Mitch would like a probe into Chinese influence on him, via his father in law?”
So the final conclusion has been drawn.
FBI/CIA did nothing wrong to spy on Trump campaign.
McConnell was only in on the same meeting that Schiff was. H didn’t get an invite to the other meeting.
The “Gang” of eight is the board of directors for the deep state.
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