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  • HUGE! New Strzok-Page Emails Show Comey FBI Investigated President Trump’s Tweets Critical of Obama and FBI

    08/31/2020 7:34:52 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 37 replies
    GP ^ | By Cristina Laila August 28, 2020 at 5:12pm
    Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch obtained 323 pages of emails between former FBI lovebirds Peter Strzok and Lisa Page showing Comey’s FBI was investigating President Trump over his critical tweets of Barack Obama and the FBI. The FBI is purposely slow-rolling its production of emails to Judicial Watch and only processing 500 pages per month in response to a 2017 FOIA lawsuit. Judicial Watch obtained a March 2017 email Peter Strzok sent his boss Bill Priestap and others about probing President Trump’s tweets about being wiretapped by the FBI. Judicial Watch reported:
  • Justice Dept. Winds Down Clinton-Related Inquiry Once Championed By Trump. It Found Nothing Of Consequence

    01/10/2020 5:54:33 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    MSN ^ | Devlin Barrett, Matt Zapotosky
    A Justice Department inquiry launched more than two years ago to mollify conservatives clamoring for more investigations of Hillary Clinton has effectively ended with no tangible results, and current and former law enforcement officials said they never expected the effort to produce much of anything. ohn Huber, the U.S. attorney in Utah, was tapped in November 2017 by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to look into concerns raised by President Trump and his allies in Congress that the FBI had not fully pursued cases of possible corruption at the Clinton Foundation and during Clinton’s time as secretary of state, when the...
  • Justice Dept. winds down Clinton-related inquiry once championed by Trump. It found nothing of consequence.

    01/09/2020 6:08:46 PM PST · by Armscor38 · 101 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jan. 9, 2020 at 6:56 p.m. EST | Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky
    "A Justice Department inquiry launched more than two years ago to mollify conservatives clamoring for more investigations of Hillary Clinton has effectively ended with no tangible results, and current and former law enforcement officials said they never expected the effort to produce much of anything."
  • Is The Washington Post, New York Times and CNN Now Declaring Professor Mifsud is *NOT* A Russian Asset?…

    12/05/2019 7:21:53 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 19 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 12-4-19 | Sundance
    The CIA primarily leaks PR spin to the Washington Post. The FBI primarily leaks PR spin to the New York Times; and the State Dept. primarily leaks PR spin to CNN. This narrative distribution model is the one constant in an ever changing universe. Cue the audio visual… Obviously the prior Washington Post effort to conflate the Durham investigation with the Horowitz investigation didn’t get the desired result. As a consequence it only took a few days before the Washington Post was back at it (Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett again) to try obfuscation 2.0; this time with Joseph Mifsud....
  • FBI’s Three Favorite Narrative Engineers Update Background Status of IG Report…

    11/06/2019 8:26:17 AM PST · by Jack Black · 27 replies
    When former FBI ‘small group’ members Andrew McCabe, James Baker, Mike Kortan, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page were working on their political operation to protect Hillary Clinton and remove Donald Trump they had three specific journalists (narrative engineers) atop their speed dials. Texts, emails, and documents released over the past three years showed that whenever the small group wanted to leak they preferred: Devlin Barrett, Robert Costa and Matt Zapotosky at the Washington Post. [Example – source, pg 5] So when we see Barrett, Costa and Zapotosky getting the gang back together to write about the upcoming IG report, it...
  • Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal inadvertently in court filing

    11/15/2018 9:30:54 PM PST · by bitt · 57 replies
    WAPO ^ | 11/15/2018 | Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged under seal, prosecutors inadvertently revealed in a recently unsealed court filing — a development that could significantly advance the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and have major implications for those who publish government secrets. The disclosure came in a filing in a case unrelated to Assange. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kellen S. Dwyer, urging a judge to keep the matter sealed, wrote that “due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding the case, no other procedure is likely to keep confidential the fact that Assange has been charged.”...
  • Trump grants pardon to former Bush official; some say he is using the law as a political tool

    04/13/2018 5:57:44 PM PDT · by Innovative · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 13, 2018 | Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey and Matt Zapotosky
    In his decision Friday to pardon a former Bush administration official convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice, President Trump telegraphed his open hostility to the criminal justice system and his desire to use the power of the presidency as a personal political tool. As with his controversial pardon last year of a former Arizona county sheriff, Joe Arpaio, who had been held in contempt of court, Trump effectively thumbed his nose at the judiciary by pardoning I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. The Justice Department was not involved in either case, officials said.
  • The rise of David Bowdich, the former sniper in line to become the FBI’s new de

    01/30/2018 7:24:26 AM PST · by mandaladon · 85 replies
    WaPo ^ | 30 Jan 2018 | Marwa Eltagouri
    FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is stepping down from his job and is expected to be replaced by David Bowdich, a senior official who headed the FBI’s response to the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif., according to people familiar with the plans. McCabe will formally retire in March but plans to leave the deputy director position now, a person close to the matter confirmed to The Washington Post’s Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky on Monday. McCabe has often been a target of President Trump — who asked the deputy director in a private discussion whom he had voted for...