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  • Senate may put off most anticipated Russian probe findings

    12/14/2017 8:50:10 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 14, 2017 10:55 PM EST | Mary Clare Jalonick
    With no firm conclusions yet on whether President Donald Trump’s campaign may have coordinated with Russia, the Senate intelligence committee could delay answering that question and issue more bipartisan recommendations early next year on protecting future elections from foreign tampering. Recommendations on how to counter the threat from attempted election hackers could be the first written product from congressional committees examining Russian interference into the 2016 election that put Trump in the White House. An early bipartisan report could be an attempt to boost confidence in the panel’s probe, as lawmakers worry that other issues could be lost if they...
  • Unless Investigated, Mueller’s ‘Irreparably Tainted’ Russia Probe ‘Will and Should’ Collapse

    12/15/2017 12:31:43 PM PST · by Cheerio · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Dec 2017 | John Nolte
    FULL TITLE: Laura Ingraham: Unless Investigated, Mueller’s ‘Irreparably Tainted’ Russia Probe ‘Will and Should’ Collapse Laura Ingraham ripped into the “irreparably tainted” Mueller investigation into Russian collusion with the claim that it is now an example of “how big government can end up becoming a threat to a representative democracy.” On her Thursday night edition of The Ingraham Angle, Fox News’s latest primetime star opened with a blistering breakdown of the gobsmacking corruption and conflict of interest that has fueled, not only Hillary Clinton’s exoneration over her email scandal, but Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation into Russian collusion. Specifically, Ingraham...
  • Trump lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained transition documents in Russia probe

    12/16/2017 1:42:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 62 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | December 16, 2017 | John Roberts, Alex Pappas
    A lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team is accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office of inappropriately obtaining transition documents as part of its Russia probe, including confidential attorney-client communications and privileged communications. In a letter obtained by Fox News and sent to House and Senate committees on Saturday, the transition team’s attorney alleges “unlawful conduct” by the career staff at the General Services Administration in handing over transition documents to the special counsel’s office. Kory Langhofer, the counsel to Trump for America, wrote in the letter that the special counsel’s office is aware that the GSA “did not own...
  • Washington Post attack on Trump about Russia briefings is deeply flawed fake news

    12/16/2017 1:44:02 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 5 replies
    Faux News ^ | December 16, 2017 | Fred Fleitz
    A long front-page story in the Washington Post Friday that claims America’s security is at risk because President Trump refuses to accept findings of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in our 2016 presidential election is deeply flawed and amounts to fake news. I reach this conclusion based on my 25 years working in and with the U.S. intelligence community. It is clear to me that the Post story is designed to advance the left’s teetering Trump-Russia collusion narrative. And I reach the same conclusion on a related allegation by the Washington Post in the same story that President Trump’s...
  • Gowdy Eviscerates McCabe: "Surprised If He's Still An Employee Of The FBI By This Time Next Week"

    12/16/2017 6:32:12 AM PST · by blam · 109 replies
    Investing Matters ^ | 12-16-2017
    Once again echoing the dinner conversations of a growing number of American households around the country, Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) ripped into FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Fox News regarding text messages released earlier this week between Agent Peter Strzok and lawyer Lisa Page that revealed an FBI plot, allegedly hatched in McCabe’s office, to prevent a Trump presidency at all costs. Among other things, Gowdy said he would be somewhat shocked if McCabe was still an employee of the FBI “by this time next week.” “I’m still trying to figure out why 3 FBI agents are discussing politics...
  • Oh My: FBI Deputy Chief Andrew McCabe Headed For The Exit?

    12/16/2017 6:30:45 AM PST · by mandaladon · 45 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 16 Dec 2017 | Allahpundit
    McCabe has spent the past year popping up in the news for all the wrong reasons. In February 2016 he was promoted to deputy director and assumed oversight of the Hillary Emailgate investigation — after his wife had received nearly $700,000 from Democratic groups for a failed run for Virginia state senate. This past February he got caught talking to then-chief of staff Reince Priebus about an allegedly bogus Russiagate story in the NYT, a no-no since DOJ investigations are supposed to be independent of politics. His latest news cameo was (apparently) in the infamous text in August 2016 from...
  • WSJ: There's Mounting Evidence of 2016 Election Meddling Coming From the FBI

    12/15/2017 5:21:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 177 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 15, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    There is something rotten at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. I mean all of this is just absurd. We have two FBI agents texting one another, one of which is having an extramarital affair with the other, cryptically talking about “insurance” against a Trump presidency. That text between these two agents was delivered on August 15, 2016. You also have Andrew Weissmann, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s top lieutenant, voicing praise for then-acting Attorney General Sally Yates for refusing to enact President Trump’s executive order on immigration, which got her fired. Then, there’s another DOJ official, Bruce Ohr, who was demoted...
  • Joe Digenova: The FBI tried to frame an incoming President, this is an outrage

    12/16/2017 1:32:50 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 67 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/16/17 | YouTube
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_72N3-1EoqQ Joe Digenova: The FBI tried to frame an incoming President, this is an outrage - 12/15/17
  • What if Jeff Sessions is not asleep, but playing possum?

    12/15/2017 4:30:12 AM PST · by EliRoom8 · 86 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 15, 2017 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Conventional wisdom is that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asleep at the wheel – from recusing himself unnecessarily from the Trump-Russia collusion investigation to doing nothing about the politicization and weaponization of the Department of Justice. He also gave free rein to his deputy A.G., Rod Rosenstein, who is in turn allowing Special Counsel Robert Mueller unlimited time, money, and jurisdiction to investigate President Trump's entire life. Last summer, Trump expressed disappointment in Sessions, calling him "beleaguered," wondering why Sessions wasn't looking into Hillary Clinton's emails and true election chicanery. Rudy Giuliani was floated as a possible replacement. Was Trump...
  • Democrats Mobilize Against Rod Rosenstein As I.G. Investigation Zeroes In On FBI

    12/15/2017 9:13:54 AM PST · by Signalman · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/14/2017 | Peter Hasson
    Democrats are attacking Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s credibility after the Department of Justice released text messages showing a top FBI agent on both the Clinton email investigation and the Russia probe rooting for Clinton while he was investigating her and discussing an unknown “insurance policy” against Trump in case he won the election. The pro-Clinton, anti-Trump messages were, ironically, discovered as part of an investigation into the DOJ and FBI launched by the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General (IG) in response to Democratic politicians demanding a probe into possible anti-Clinton bias at the FBI. Democratic politicians and...
  • Putin, Trump discuss N Korea in phone call

    12/15/2017 7:35:10 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 14 replies
    Yahoo Noose (News to Choke Americans) ^ | December 15, 2017 | AFP via Yahoo
    Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump discussed the crisis over North Korea's nuclear program in a phone call Thursday, in which the US president took the unusual step of thanking his Russian counterpart for praising America's economy. The two heads of state discussed "the situation in several crisis zones, with a focus on solving the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula," the Kremlin said in a statement, without elaborating. The White House said the two "discussed working together to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea."
  • Text Messages in Hand, Republicans Plan to Accuse Justice Department of Bias

    12/13/2017 11:02:48 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 18 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 13, 2017 | NICHOLAS FANDOS
    WASHINGTON — The release Tuesday night of F.B.I. officials’ text messages describing the possibility of a victory by Donald J. Trump as “terrifying” and saying that Hillary Clinton “just has to win” is fueling a Republican campaign to attack the impartiality of the Justice Department and its special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III — and possibly hamper him with an investigation of the special counsel’s office. Accusations of bias, primed by the newly released texts from an F.B.I. agent, Peter Strzok, and an F.B.I. lawyer, Lisa Page, took center stage on Wednesday when Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general...
  • Deputy attorney general says no cause to fire Mueller

    12/13/2017 11:09:21 AM PST · by detective · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/13/17 | Morgan Chalfant
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Wednesday that he has seen no good cause to fire Robert Mueller from his role as special counsel in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.   Rosenstein faced tough questions from Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday amid revelations that FBI officials on Mueller’s team had exhibited political bias. President Trump’s allies have seized on the reports to discredit the investigation. 
  • Fusion GPS Paid Top DOJ Official’s Wife To Dig Up Dirt On Trump

    12/13/2017 11:18:46 AM PST · by mojito · 58 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/13/2017 | Bre Payton
    Court documents reveal the opposition research firm that put together a dossier filled with wild, unsubstantiated claims about Donald Trump hired the spouse of a newly demoted Justice Department official to dig up dirt on Trump. Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS — the infamous firm behind the dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele — stated in a court declaration that his firm hired Nellie H. Ohr as a subcontractor to help with “research and analysis of Mr. Trump"....
  • Does Special Counselor Mueller Have An Obstruction Of Justice Case Against President Trump?

    12/13/2017 9:01:43 AM PST · by davikkm · 41 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    When James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, he would not actually say that he believed President Trump obstructed justice when he said he “hoped” the investigation of Michael Flynn would end. But Comey said he clearly believed Trump was trying to influence his decisions. Poor Comey said he was confused about why Trump really fired him.  He complained  "the administration chose to defame him and more importantly the FBI" by claiming that he had failed to be a competent leader.  In fact, Comey testified, Trump never suggested to him that his performance was anything but great. Comey said...
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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies before the House Judiciary Committee (LIVE)

    12/13/2017 6:48:03 AM PST · by Golden Eagle · 155 replies
    C-SPAN 3 ^ | December 13. 2017 10AM EST | C-SPAN 3
    DECEMBER 13, 2017 Special Counsel's Probe on Russian Interference in 2016 Election Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies before the House Judiciary Committee about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russia’s influence in the 2016 U.S. elections.
  • Peter Strzok Text To Lisa Page References Plot To Take Out Trump

    12/13/2017 4:55:30 AM PST · by gaggs · 40 replies
    On August, 15, 2016 FBI agent Peter Strzok texted Lisa Page: “I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy’s office that there’s no way he gets elected — but I’m afraid we can’t take that risk. It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you’re 40.” This is seriously chilling. It is cold hard proof that they, along with Andrew McCabe, plotted to take out then candidate, Donald Trump. The more we hear about the DNC collusion to rig the election the more it resembles a long conspiracy theory that’s unbelievable...
  • Mueller team done interviewing White House staff in Russia inquiry

    12/12/2017 6:40:19 PM PST · by caww · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Dec 12, 2017, ...8:31 PM | Diana Stancy
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded interviewing White House staff as part of the ongoing Russia probe, White House attorney Ty Cobb said, according to multiple media reports.
  • The Deep State Coup

    12/11/2017 10:50:06 PM PST · by Jack Black · 40 replies
    Cascade Free Zone ^ | 12/11/2017 | xeroxero
    Coup d’etat is defined in Wikipedia as “the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus”. It is difficult for Americans, who have a long tradition of the orderly transition of power, to admit that what we are seeing now is a coup. But it grows ever more obvious that this is exactly what we are experiencing. To review briefly: Trump’s legitimacy has been challenged continuously since election day, beginning with the ridiculous recounts in multiple states, continuing with the loudly publicized calls for the Electoral College to void the election,...