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  • ‘Whistleblower’ Attorney Devised Scheme for Mueller to Disclose Classified Info

    10/12/2019 3:12:19 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Oct 2019 | Aaron Klein
    Mark S. Zaid, the activist attorney representing the so-called whistleblower at the center of the impeachment movement targeting President Donald Trump, advocated for Robert S. Mueller III to become an anti-Trump whistleblower. On April 25, 2018, while Mueller’s Office of the Special Counsel was investigating ultimately collapsed claims of collusion between Russia and Trump’s presidential campaign, Zaid co-authored an oped in the New York Times calling for Mueller and his staff to become “lawful whistle-blowers.” The scheme outlined by Zaid was an option to be implemented if Trump had moved to fire Mueller and dismantle the Special Counsel’s office. Zaid...
  • It's Not All About the Bidens: Why Trump Has Ukraine on the Brain

    10/07/2019 7:27:09 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    RealClearInvestigations ^ | OCTOBER 07, 2019 | Lee Smith, RealClearInvestigations
    In February 2017, the Washington Post’s Miller had the lead byline on a story based on leaks of Trump’s conversations with Australia’s prime minister and Mexico’s president. Six months later, the Post published the entire transcripts of both conversations in another Miller story. It was through such national security correspondents that anti-Trump sources -- intelligence officials -- pushed leaks of classified information and other tidbits intended to damage Trump into the media. There it merged with other anti-Trump currents in nearly every corner of the press, where it blossomed into Russiagate. After a nearly two-year investigation, the special counsel found...
  • Obama engaged Ukraine to give the Russian collusion narrative an early boost (and 2016 Hillary)

    10/05/2019 2:54:47 AM PDT · by Liz · 53 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 04/25/19 07 | JOHN SOLOMON, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR
    As Donald Trump began his meteoric rise to the presidency, the Obama White House summoned Ukrainian authorities to Washington to coordinate ongoing anti-corruption efforts inside Russia’s most critical neighbor. The January 2016 gathering, confirmed by multiple participants and contemporaneous memos, brought some of Ukraine’s top corruption prosecutors and investigators face to face with members of former President Obama’s National Security Council (NSC), FBI, State Department and Department of Justice (DOJ). The agenda suggested the purpose was training and coordination. But Ukrainian participants said it didn’t take long — during the meetings and afterward — to realize the Americans’ objectives included...
  • New Ohr Docs Document Anti-Trump Coup [Weekly Update]

    08/16/2019 3:08:40 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 16, 2019 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Investigating Epstein Death Documents Detail Effort to Smear Trump with “Dossier” through Bruce Ohr Nellie Ohr Provided Russian Information to DOJ Top Official Lisa Holtyn Court Orders Obstructionist Maryland to Turn Over Voter List Data Judicial Watch Sues California over Its Gender Quota for Corporate Boards Judicial Watch Investigating Epstein Death We have repeatedly challenged the Department of Justice and the FBI over their fraudulent handling of “investigations” into Hillary Clinton’s illegal activities when she was secretary of state. Now the very same Justice Department is sitting on another scandal in its role as manager of federal...
  • New Documents Released: Notes From FBI Interviews With DOJ Official Bruce Ohr

    08/08/2019 6:16:50 PM PDT · by bitt · 83 replies
    federalist ^ | 8/8/2019 | staff
    The FBI released 34 pages of notes, known as “302s,” of its 2016 and 2017 interviews with Bruce Ohr, the DOJ official who met with the British dossier author Christopher Steele and opposition research firm Fusion GPS’s Glen Simpson. Ohr’s wife, Nellie Ohr, worked for Fusion GPS throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, when they were hired by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Convention. The FBI was sued by the watchdog group Judicial Watch to comply with their requests for access to the notes via Freedom of Information Act. Read the documents below:
  • Clinton campaign broke election laws with dossier author payment, lawsuit claims

    06/19/2019 5:12:02 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 19, 2019 | Rowan Scarborough
    A conservative nonprofit has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Hillary Clinton campaign of violating election laws when it paid British citizen Christopher Steele to gather Kremlin-provided political dirt on candidate Donald Trump. Though not stated outright, the lawsuit argues that Democrats violated an admonition issued last week by Federal Election Commission Chairman Ellen L. Weintraub. She decreed that political campaigns cannot accept “anything of value” from foreign nationals. The lawsuit from The Coolidge Reagan Foundation says the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee accepted something of a value from a foreign national, Mr. Steele, in the form of Kremlin...
  • How much did the FBI rely on a discredited Trump-Russia dossier? Barr intends to find out

    06/02/2019 6:24:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 2, 2019 | Rowan Scarborough
    The public knows that the FBI relied extensively on the Democratic Party-financed dossier, whose list of anti-Trump allegations influenced the bureau’s overall attitude toward the candidate and eventual president. Now, Attorney General William Barr has made it clear he wants to know more: Just how far did the discredited dossier take the FBI into the depths of a nearly three-year Trump investigation? “What were the standards that were applied? What was the evidence?” Mr. Barr told CBS News, adding that his focus is not on the rank-and-file but on senior FBI leaders. Dossier writer Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence...
  • Panama Papers Reveal Clinton’s Kremlin Connection

    04/08/2016 7:42:39 AM PDT · by Smittie · 14 replies
    The New York Observer ^ | 04/07/16 | John R. Schindler
    The revelations of the so-called Panama Papers that are roiling the world’s political and financial elites this week include important facts about Team Clinton. This unprecedented trove of documents purloined from a shady Panama law firm that arranged tax havens, and perhaps money laundering, for the globe’s super-rich includes juicy insights into how Russia’s elite hides its ill-gotten wealth. Almost lost among the many revelations is the fact that Russia’s biggest bank uses The Podesta Group as its lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Though hardly a household name, this firm is well known inside the Beltway, not least because its CEO...
  • Ties to Ukrainian National a Unifying Theme in Early Attacks on Trump

    04/22/2019 9:42:34 AM PDT · by McGruff · 10 replies
    The Markets Work ^ | April 11, 2019 | Jeff Carlson, CFA
    While special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded there was no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, some of the key people in creating the Russia-collusion narrative themselves have ties to a foreign nation. Both the Democratic National Committee as well as Fusion GPS—the company hired by the DNC and the Clinton campaign to research the Trump campaign—were using Ukrainian sources in their efforts to discredit Trump. Serhiy Leshchenko, a member of the Ukrainian Parliament, was a common thread involved in Democratic opposition research efforts into former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort. Leshchenko, along with Artem Sytnyk, the...
  • Dossier author Christopher Steele orchestrated post-election media push against Trump

    03/18/2019 4:22:04 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 18, 2019 | Rowan Scarborough
    Dossier creator Christopher Steele had a far greater role in trying to sell his anti-Trump charges to Washington’s journalism establishment than previously known, a court filing shows. It was public knowledge through Mr. Steele’s previous declarations in two libel lawsuits that he had met with the powerhouses of D.C. journalism before the presidential election to brief his Trump-Russia conspiracy allegations. But with the March 14 unsealing of testimony from an aide of the late Sen. John McCain, it is now known that Mr. Steele also adopted a postelection strategy to damage or perhaps stop the Trump presidency. Mr. Steele worked...
  • Russian Lobbyist Tied to Hillary at Infamous Trump Tower Meeting Received $500k

    02/04/2019 9:20:02 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 34 replies
    Russian Lobbyist Linked to Hillary Clinton at Infamous Trump Tower Meeting — Received Half-a-Million Dollars in Suspicious Payments Before and After Meeting Jim Hoft by Jim Hoft February 4, 2019 81 Comments California US Representative Devin Nunes shared on FOX News that Hillary Clinton’s campaign team, working with Glenn Simpson and Fusion GPS, likely set up the entire Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner as a way of entrapping the Trump campaign. The whole thing was a setup! On FOX News, Nunes, who sat through hours of testimonies related to the Trump – Russia farce, said...
  • Fusion GPS co-founder will invoke 'constitutional rights not to testify': lawyers

    10/11/2018 3:57:22 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/11/18 | OLIVIA BEAVERS
    Lawyers for Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS, told the head of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday that his client will “invoke his constitutional rights not to testify,” defying a GOP-issued subpoena seeking to compel him to give a closed-door deposition. The lawyers told Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) in an electronic letter that Simpson will not participate in the committee’s inquiry because it “is not designed to discover the truth.” “Consistent with the September 27, 2018 letter we sent to you, Mr. Simpson, whose testimony is a matter of public record, will not be participating in a...
  • Judicial Watch: Justice Department Discloses No FISA Court Hearings Held on Carter Page Warrants

    08/31/2018 1:22:38 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 136 replies
    www.judicialwatch.org ^ | AUGUST 31, 2018 | Staff
    ‘[N]o such hearings were held with respect to the acknowledged FISA applications. Accordingly, no responsive hearing transcripts exist.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that in response to a Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, the Justice Department (DOJ) admitted in a court filing last night that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court held no hearings on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) spy warrant applications targeting Carter Page, a former Trump campaign part-time advisor who was the subject of four controversial FISA warrants. In the filing the Justice Department finally revealed that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court...
  • Gregg Jarrett: The scheme from Bruce Ohr and Comey's confederates to clear Clinton, damage Trump

    08/28/2018 4:32:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 28, 2018 | Gregg Jarrett
    Editor's note: This op-ed is based on the author’s book “The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump.” Director James Comey knew the FBI was incorruptible. This is precisely why he seized control of the investigation of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s email practices covering her time as secretary of state, instead of allowing the FBI field office to conduct the probe. By commandeering control of the investigation, Comey and his confederates could twist the facts and contort the law to dictate the outcome they desired. Clinton was the beneficiary of what FBI Deputy...
  • Opinion: Top DOJ official discussed getting Steele back into FBI, Mueller probe (fall of 2017)

    08/08/2018 8:54:03 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | John Solomon
    Months after being dismissed from the FBI's Russia probe for misconduct, British intelligence operative Christopher Steele discussed being reinstated with a senior official working for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, so Steele could assist special counsel Robert Mueller. "Whenever convenient, I would like a chat, there's a lot going on and we are frustrated with how long this re-engagement with the Bureau and Mueller is taking," Steele texted Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr on Aug. 6, 2017. "Anything you could do to accelerate the process would be much appreciated." "Chris, good to hear from you," Ohr texted back as...
  • Democrats turn to convicted domestic terrorist Brett Kimberlin in bizarre anti-Trump scheme

    03/23/2017 11:47:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/23/17 | Matthew Vadum
    The notorious "Speedway Bomber" served 17 years in prison for his crimes but is now a left-wing activist Convicted terrorist bomber Brett Kimberlin was revealed this week to have worked with shady Democrat operative Alexandra Chalupa in a campaign to discredit President Trump. “That work culminated in a Washington, D.C. meeting in December between” Chalupa, “Speedway Bomber” Kimberlin, and a South Africa-born Israeli man identified as Yoni Ariel, the Daily Caller reported.
  • White House not ruling out Putin proposal to let Russia question ex-US ambassador <tr>

    07/19/2018 6:14:48 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 13 replies
    he White House said Wednesday that President Trump would consider whether to allow Russian prosecutors to interview onetime U.S. ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul and other Americans in connection with criminal claims against Bill Browder, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. On Wednesday, Sanders said there "was some conversation" between Trump and Putin at their Monday summit about Russia's request, "but there wasn’t a commitment made on behalf of the United States and the president will work with his team and we’ll let you know if there’s an announcement on that front." "Work with his team to do...
  • Strzok explains how anti-Trump dossier made its way from Clinton camp to eager FBI

    07/15/2018 3:22:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 72 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 15, 2018 | Rowan Scarborough
    The lengths to which the FBI relied on the Hillary Clinton opposition research dossier to investigate her political rival came into sharper focus with the testimony of the lead investigator, FBI agent Peter Strzok. Mr. Strzok told a joint House committee last week that the FBI received from Associate Attorney General Bruce Ohr a raft of documents — including sections of the anti-Trump dossier — during the investigation into Russia election interference. The first-time disclosure is significant because it confirms an unusual and continuing channel for collusion accusations that started outside the government with anti-Trump people and reached Mr. Ohr...
  • CRIME: Obama DOJ Official Lied To IG About Tipping Off Podesta

    06/20/2018 6:53:08 AM PDT · by blueyon · 10 replies
    bigleaguepolitics.com ^ | 6/19/18 | Patrick Howley
    A top official at Barack Obama’s Department of Justice lied to the inspector general Michael Horowitz about his role in tipping off Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta regarding details of the Clinton criminal investigations. Peter Kadzik lied to the inspector general, which WikiLeaks points out is a criminal offense.
  • Judge: DOJ Ignored Demands Regarding Obama Admin Communications with Clinton Campaign

    06/11/2018 2:33:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 38 replies
    lawandcrime.com ^ | 6/11/18 | Ronn Blitzer
    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) claimed they did all they needed to regarding their search for a former official’s communications with members of Hillary Clinton‘s campaign, but a federal judge disagreed. A ruling in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit brought by watchdog group Judicial Watch stated that the DOJ’s declaration that discussed their efforts was “incomplete in several respects.” U.S. District Court Judge Dabney L. Friedric‘s ruling was the latest step in the FOIA lawsuit, where Judicial Watch is seeking emails between Obama-era DOJ official Peter Kadzik and former Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, emails between Kadzik...