Skip to comments.Expansive Durham probe could give Trump ammo amid impeachment fight
Posted on 10/22/2019 10:32:22 AM PDT by jazusamo
U.S. Attorney John Durhams investigation into the intelligence and law enforcement communities' handling of the Russia probe is quietly but steadily expanding under the shadow of the high-profile House impeachment inquiry against President Trumpand could represent something of a wild card in the presidents attempts to fight back.
Attorney General Bill Barr appointed Durham, the U.S. attorney from Connecticut, to ensure intelligence collection activities by the U.S. government related to the Trump 2016 presidential campaign were lawful and appropriate.
His probe reportedly will soon focus on the roles of key Obama administration intelligence officials like John Brennan and James Clapper. And it converges with other simultaneous investigations, including Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitzs probe of alleged Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuses, which, coupled together, could give the president ammunition to attack his critics, even if the material does not directly relate to the Ukraine controversy fueling the impeachment push.
If the rumors are true that IG Horowitzs report and findings in Durhams review will blast the conduct of the FBIs Russia investigation, it will give Trump a lot of ammo to support his argument that he was unjustly targeted then and is being unjustly targeted now, a House GOP source told Fox News on Tuesday. It will justify Trumps warnings about the Deep State acting to hobble his presidency.
Durham was appointed to review the events leading up to the 2016 presidential election and through Trumps January 20, 2017 inauguration. But Fox News has learned that he's since expanded his investigation to cover a post-election timeline spanning the spring of 2017when Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel.
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I want it to be a nuclear arsenal, and it should be used aggressively!
The natives are getting restless. Graham getting called out by Tucker and Rush.
We can expect more red meat leaks from the Barr DOJ to quiet the GOP base demand for no more delays in justice.
I hope that ammo arrives before we have another Little Bighorn situation.
That’s all the investigation will be used for...political ammo....no indictments, no arrests, no jail time, just red meat for the base tossed out at Trump rally’s....
Yeah. There are a lot of lamp posts and trees that need decorating for Christmas.
Assuming Durham is not a deep stater, do you suppose he will keep Horowitz a little more honest. Horowitz knows Durham will be sifting through the same crimes and any of the whitewash that Horowitz likes to sling would be exposed.
If justice were actually served there may not be enough lamp posts and trees in D.C.
I would think so but I tend to be optimistic.
10/22/2044: U.S. Attorney John Durhams investigation into the intelligence and law enforcement communities’ handling of the Russia probe is quietly but steadily expanding...
Won’t do any good if Barr won’t tell anyone what they are finding...’We are lookin’ isn’t a very serious threat...
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If the rumors are true that IG Horowitzs report and findings in Durhams review will blast the conduct of the FBIs Russia investigation
blah blah blah
You forgot. “Lack of candor”
Keep Horowitz honest? By all reports Horowitz is done. Wray’s FBI is currently whitewashing/censoring his report.
The media will do exactly as their directed and trumpet that spin. The success of failure of the Dem plan will depend on the quality of the evidence Durham comes up with.
Little Bighorn? Be concerned about another Dallas.
They've gone too far too turn back now.
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