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Let me guess- Mueller is protecting the President too, right?
Flopping Aces ^ | 05-24-18 | DrJohn

Posted on 05/24/2018 3:14:54 PM PDT by Starman417

We have been fed an unending line of BS from James Comey, John Brennan and James Clapper.  Clapper, in particular, has been a source of egregious deceit. He's been lying for some time. Remember this one?

"Does the NSA collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans?" committee member Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) asked Clapper during the March 12 hearing.

In response, Clapper replied quickly: "No, sir."

"There are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect [intelligence on Americans], but not wittingly," the U.S. intelligence chief told Wyden and the rest of the committee.

That said, "particularly in the case of NSA and CIA, there are structures against tracking American citizens in the United States for foreign intelligence purposes," Clapper added.

Now his defense is he didn't lie. He made a mistake:
James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, fired back Tuesday at President Trump’s claim that he is a “lying machine.”

Appearing on ABC’s “The View,” Clapper denied that he had misled Congress when he testified on the spying activities of the National Security Agency in 2013, saying he had simply “made a mistake” when responding to a question.

Yeah, well so did Michael Flynn and George Papadopoulos. The only difference is Clapper wasn't charged for lying.

Then as the IG report looms Clapper begins to spill the beans. They did spy on Trump:

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper denied on Wednesday that the FBI sought to spy on President Trump's campaign, saying that the bureau used an informant to "determine what the Russians were up to."

"The intent though … was not to spy on the campaign, but rather to determine what the Russians were up to," Clapper said on PBS's "NewsHour."

"Were they trying to penetrate the campaign, gain access, gain leverage, gain influence?" he continued. "That was the concern the FBI had, and I think they were just doing their job in trying to protect out political system."

Clapper said Trump should be happy they were spying on him. They were protecting him:
Former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper used the word spy while discussing the Trump campaign surveillance scandal in an appearance on Tuesday's The View. Clapper said the spy was there for Russian meddling purposes and that Trump should be happy such a person existed.

President Trump has claimed for months now that his campaign for president was surveilled. Many did not take him seriously, however, last night law professor Jonathan Turley said he was right.

"With the informant business, well, the point here is the Russians," Clapper said. "Not spying on the campaign but what are the Russians doing? And in a sense, unfortunately, what they were trying to do is protect our political system and protect the campaign."

Which explains why they shared their concerns with Trump and warned him about it.

Not.

Then there was the admission that there was a spy in the Trump campaign, but not really. You see, it was an informant:

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: clapper; deepstate; mueller; obamagate; sedition; trump

1 posted on 05/24/2018 3:14:54 PM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

So that’s what John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald were up to?


2 posted on 05/24/2018 3:17:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Starman417
In response, Clapper replied quickly: "No, sir."

Actually I watched it over and over and tells show time after time, moment by moment that he was lying and he consciously knew it. And I remember some a little extra time before responding where he looked like he wanted to puke.

3 posted on 05/24/2018 3:21:16 PM PDT by Fhios
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To: Starman417

There are a few here that believe or did believe the same thing.
I’d name names but the ping list would be long.


4 posted on 05/24/2018 3:23:50 PM PDT by tennmountainman ("Prophet Mountainman" Predicter Of All Things RINO...for a small fee.)
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To: Starman417

So, it’s OK if Trump “protects” the democrats the same way next election?


5 posted on 05/24/2018 3:37:19 PM PDT by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: tennmountainman

At one time, the ‘Mueller is a white hat,’ contingent was fairly large. It of course included Rosenstein, because if RR were not himself a white hat, why would he have picked a white hat [Mueller] to investigate Trump.

From The ConservativeTreehouse:

‘Well, it appears people -lots of people- are quickly catching on. As we shared earlier:

“The records IG Horowitz is sharing are details his investigation has uncovered that outline the larger FBI and DOJ collusion against candidate, and possibly President, Donald Trump.

While the partially recused Attorney General Jeff Sessions watches it play out, Asst. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein works as the conduit to ensure those records are provided to congress per request. Yes, Rosenstein, like Horowitz, is also a white hat.”’

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/12/16/hiding-in-plain-sight-the-coming-attractions/


6 posted on 05/24/2018 3:38:31 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: Starman417

I see. The best way to protect the Trump campaign from Russians is to accuse Trump of colluding with Russians and continue the accusations 19 months after the election.

Makes perfect sense ... if you look at it while standing on your head, looking in a mirror and chanting “if you like the Deep State you can keep the Deep State.”


7 posted on 05/24/2018 3:44:41 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So that’s what John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald were up to?

Don't slander these great patriots.

They were trying to get the "real killer" but missed.

Misunderstood history and poor marksmanship to be blamed.

8 posted on 05/24/2018 3:59:11 PM PDT by RedMonqey (" Those who turn their arms in for plowshares will be doing the plowing for those who didn’t.")
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To: Starman417

Mueller is covering his arse, but it won’t work.


9 posted on 05/24/2018 4:00:45 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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Protecting him from Stormy, by allowing raids on Cohen’s office...


10 posted on 05/24/2018 4:16:11 PM PDT by rfp1234 (I have already previewed this composition.)
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To: Starman417

I listen to NPR every morning. Their smokescreens on behalf of Brennan, Clapper and Mueller fail the giggle test.

The Bamster is next.


11 posted on 05/24/2018 4:50:27 PM PDT by Jacquerie (ArticleVBlog.com)
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No Herr Müller like his father Heinrich “Gestapo” Müller is just a garden variety nazi


12 posted on 05/24/2018 8:29:38 PM PDT by hecht (america 9/11, Israel 24/7)
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To: Jacquerie
I listen to NPR every morning

I listen to Rush Limbaugh every morning.

13 posted on 05/24/2018 11:15:48 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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