Skip to comments.Report: Trump ‘Understood’ Firing Comey Would Not End Russia Investigation
Posted on 09/02/2017 1:55:32 PM PDT by NoLibZone
President Trump was advised that firing James Comey would not end the FBI investigation into his campaign and potential collusion with Russia, but he decided to do so anyway, according to a report by the New York Times.
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Mr. Trump told him, according to senior administration officials, that he understood that firing the F.B.I. director might extend the Russia investigation, but that he wanted to do it anyway.
After corrupt Comey rigged the Hillary investigation, he should have
fired him his first day in office.
>After corrupt Comey rigged the Hillary investigation, he should have
fired him his first day in office.
Yep. He should have fired half the senior staff in DC. Trump’s been way too soft on these people.
You’re overlooking the fact that Trump has done everything extremely well since taking office.
Yep. Life would be a lot easier for Trump had he cleaned house
his first day in office. Not firing the holdovers early on was a big mistake.
“Not firing the holdovers early on was a big mistake.”
And many are still there especially at Justice and State. Maybe it’s tough to fire these people but you can assign them to keep an eye on the ice in Alaska.
Bannon strikes again.
Critics of Trump on matters like this fall into one of two categories.
1. Those who are against Trump
2. Those who are for Trump but don’t understand what he’s doing,
and later when he accomplishes his goals will have to pretend they never criticized him in the first place
Do u think keeping these Clinton and Obama holdovers
has been helpful to Trump?
Do you think we voted for Trump so we could micromanage his daily schedule and presidential duties?
Go back and watch Trump’s recent speeches and press briefings. If you can’t see the same Trump attitude that got him elected and that real Americans love, you shouldn’t waste your time on this kind of discussion.
Notice the leftist media has dropped the whole Russia story..because they know it is going NO WHERE..there was NO collusion with Russia..but there was PLENTY and I mean PLENTY of collusion between the press and the Clinton campaign
You are incapable of having an honest discussion. So yes, I won’t waste
my time. However, how I spend my time is none of your business.
A statement I would like to see issued by the White House:
Today, I have issued an order to Special Prosecutor Mueller to provide me, within 10 days, a report stating that he has found evidence of illegal actions by any member of the Trump campaign from the time I announced my candidacy until the date of the election, in connection with dealings with Russia. If he has such evidence, I will ask that he provide a detailed description of what he has found to Assistant Attorney General Rosenstein so that Mr. Rosenstein can determine whether the investigation is proceeding within the bounds of the authorization provided to it and whether it is making appropriate use of US taxpayer dollars.
If there is no evidence of illegal actions by a member of my campaign, then I will terminate the investigation, effective the day after the report. The investigation, as has been reported in the press, is illegally leaking details of its efforts, and extending far afield of its mandate, and is turning into a fishing expediation. The entire Russia collusion is, and has been from day one, fake news, created by Democrats to excuse Hillary’s loss and to attack my Presidency. It harms the confidence of American in their electoral process, and impedes my ability to do what I was elected to do.
Mr. Mueller, being unable to develop evidence of an actual crime, may seek to go off on tangents, or work to at least create a process crime, of the type that ensnared poor Scooter Libby. The prosecutor in that case, a friend of James Comey and Mr. Mueller, knew early on who the leaker was. But he kept investigating anyway, and when they could not find an actual crime, prosecuted Mr. Libby for misremembering something that he told investigators. I will not put people in my administration or who were with my campaign through that just for a hoax.
I have played along with this little charade long enough. A special investigaton is triggered only when there has been evidence of an actual crime. That was lacking at the inception of this appointment, and it should not have been made in the first place. Produce your evidence, Mr. Mueller, or it is time to end it.
There may have been illegal campaign conduct, but to the extent there was, it involved the Clinton campaign and cash from Russia for uranium purchases, or illegal conspiracy with Ukraine to break US law. But there was none from my campaign. I am confident in the department of justice to be able to look into those matters, and there is no conflict requiring a special appointment for it to do so.
cc: Jeff Sessions, Rod Rosenstein
Manafort is still gunna get “Scooter’d”.
Comey has messed up the FBI so bad that it will take years to recover. His dishonest quest to protect Hillary at all cost has put him in legal trouble. Seems everyone who helped protect Hillary is in some kind of trouble legally, but not Hillary. The corruption she and Obama were running the last 8 years just about destroyed our country. How they show their faces is just beyond me.
Trump has done a magnificent job since coming to office.
He certainly has!
Just get rid of the Clinton and Obama holdovers, leakers and
those within the deep state and he will do even better.