Skip to comments.Explosive New FBI Notes Confirm Obama Directed Anti-Flynn Operation
Posted on 06/24/2020 12:38:27 PM PDT by Mount Athos
Newly released notes confirm President Barack Obamas key role in surveillance and leak operation against Michael Flynn, the incoming Trump administration national security adviser. The handwritten notes, which were first disclosed in a federal court filing made by the Department of Justice on Tuesday, show President Obama himself personally directed former FBI Director James Comey and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to investigate Flynn for having routine phone calls with a Russian counterpart. He also suggests they withhold information from President Trump and his key national security figures.
The handwritten notes from fired former FBI agent Peter Strzok appear to describe a Jan. 5, 2017, Oval Office meeting between Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Comey, Yates, and then-national security adviser Susan Rice. The meeting and its substance were confirmed in a bizarre Inauguration Day email Rice wrote to herself.
It was at this meeting, which was confirmed by testimony from Comey and Yates, that Obama gave guidance to key officials who would be tasked with protecting his administrations utilization of secretly funded Clinton campaign research, which alleged Trump was involved in a treasonous plot to collude with Russia, from being discovered or stopped by the incoming administration.
Yates told the special counsel that Obama broke the news of Flynns phone calls with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to her during the Jan. 5 meeting. Yates detailed further involvement from Obama. President Obama said he wants to be sure that, as we engage with the incoming team, we are mindful to ascertain if there is any reason that we cannot share information fully as it relates to Russia, she wrote in her email.
The new notes, which record Comeys accounting to Strzok of the meetings substance, constitute definitive evidence that Obama himself was personally directing significant aspects of a criminal investigation into his political enemys top foreign policy adviser. An image of the notes is reproduced below. This is a rough transcript of the unredacted portion of the notes: (see article link to view)
Make sure you look at things and have the right people on it, Obama is quoted as saying.
Comeys description that the Flynn-Kislyak phone calls appear legit, shorthand for legitimate, is also in the notes. Until this week, this exculpatory information was withheld from Flynn and his defense team, multiple congressional committees, and the American public. A lengthy campaign to illegally leak selectively edited defamatory information through media accessories damaged the Trump administration and spurred the appointment of a special counsel to investigate anyone associated with the Trump campaign.
According to Strzoks notes, Biden explicitly referenced the Logan Act, an 18th-century law that forbids certain political speech from private citizens. The law, even if it were constitutional, would not apply to a national security adviser for the newly elected president of the United States. Biden had previously denied that he knew anything about the investigation into Flynn.
I know nothing about those moves to investigate Michael Flynn, Biden said on ABCs Good Morning America when George Stephanopoulos asked what he knew of the FBIs operations in early 2017. He later admitted that statement was false.
The meeting to strategize against the Trump administration included just a few key law enforcement principals. Their testimony about what transpired is sometimes in conflict. Yates claimed Comey brought up the Logan Act while Comey claims Biden cited it. Rice claimed Obama directed that the anti-Trump operation be run by the book, but Comey claimed Obama even directed which personnel to use.
All parties agree, however, on the main substance of the meeting, which was a discussion of how to target Flynn for his legit phone calls and withhold vital national security information from the newly elected presidential administration.
Attorney General William Barr has directed an investigation into the spying and leaking operation, led by U.S. Attorney John Durham. Durham, whose investigation is ongoing, has not yet issued any indictments or any reports of his findings thus far. Barr has repeatedly stated that if Durham finds evidence of criminal wrongdoing that can be proved in a court beyond a reasonable doubt, then those responsible for the criminal acts will be held to account.
The handwritten notes from Strzok, which were included in a court filing from the Justice Department, were filed under seal by order of Emmett Sullivan, the judge overseeing Flynns criminal trial. The judge has ordered the documents to be hidden and has given no indication that he will ever allow all of the evidence filed by the DOJ to be publicly disclosed. When the DOJ moved to dismiss charges against Flynn, Sullivan refused to grant their request and instead appointed a shadow prosecutor to target Flynn on Sullivans behalf.
Following an appeal by Flynn, the top federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday ordered the judge to dismiss all charges against Flynn. That court also vacated his appointment of a shadow prosecutor to target Flynn.
How many people can Gen Flynn sue?
Obama and Biden committed Treason.
Well, Hussein was “in the loop” apparently but judging by the notes, he certainly wasn’t directing anything. His role in the White House was always that of an amiable stooge.
My opinion is sedition here, but treason in many Middle East activities.
It’s all irrelevant until people start paying for their crimes.
Its why the case against Flynn will NOT be allowed to end, despite what reports you may see.
Following VJ’s instructions, the amiable stooge is now directing his communitarian mobs to destroy the country, to cover up his administration’s crimes.
So when will any of these POS thugs be indited and go to prison....I’ll take a stab at it and say NEVER!!!! Sad
Whether obama/biden took an active role in all this, they knew it was going on and did nothing to stop it. So they are complicit.
King Emmet Sullivan KNEW this and targeted
the General for his terrorist friend:
Obola the Moslem terrorist.
Impeach Sullivan and send him for a Mil trial and
justice for his sedition.
I am hoping we’ll see some interesting things happen after President Trump is re-elected....
His last term could get real interesting....
We always hear about bringing these people to justice, but I don't think it's that easy. There needs to be some sort of initial case that can be used as a wedge to cut this thing open, but so far, I don't see it.
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