Skip to comments.Trump blasts Obama DOJ as ‘corrupt machine,’ as Page transcript suggests Clinton case intervention
Posted on 03/13/2019 3:12:23 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
President Trump on Wednesday seized on new revelations contained in transcripts from former FBI lawyer Lisa Pages congressional testimony to hammer the Obama Justice Department as a broken and corrupt machine.
Those transcripts, released by House Judiciary Committee Republicans, appeared to show Page confirming that DOJ officials during the Hillary Clinton email investigation made clear to the FBI that they should not pursue Clinton for gross negligence in the handling of classified information.
"The just revealed FBI Agent Lisa Page transcripts make the Obama Justice Department look exactly like it was, a broken and corrupt machine. Hopefully, justice will finally be served. Much more to come!" Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.
The exchange came under questioning from Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe during Pages Hill appearance last year.
Page and since-fired FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok, who were romantically involved, exchanged numerous anti-Trump text messages in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, and Republicans have long accused the bureau of political bias.
"So let me if I can, I know Im testing your memory," Ratcliffe began as he questioned Page under oath, according to a transcript excerpt he posted on Twitter. "But when you say advice you got from the Department, youre making it sound like it was the Department that told you: Youre not going to charge gross negligence because were the prosecutors and were telling you were not going to "
Page interrupted: "That is correct," as Ratcliffe finished his sentence, " -- bring a case based on that."
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Since she was present when it happened, it’s a bit more than a “suggestion.”
And even more a solid fact because she was loath to remember a damn thing at all.
An someone explain why it seems like Trump was surprised to hear about this?
Im tired of this Democrat bluff.
If you go after Hillary, well hold our breath and stomp our feet!
Lets see it.
Do your worst.
I dont care.
Act crazy and Ill deal with you.
Lisa Page needs 24 hour armed security!!!!!!! Don’t want her to end up DEAD... like Seth Rich!
More importantly, explain why Trump won’t lift a finger to do a damn thing about it. Lift a finger? He will not twitch a single finger muscle 1 100 billionth of a millimeter when it comes to dem corruption.
Mr. President, please do something about it.
Come on, he had to move his finger muscles to tweet.
Show us how it’s done, Big Guy.
He has plenary control over doj. You didn’t know that?
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