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  • Time for Democrats to accept reality

    04/19/2019 7:43:29 PM PDT · by little jeremiah · 88 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/19/19 | ELIZABETH HARRINGTON
    Democrats have been living in a fantasy world since the clock struck midnight after November 8, 2016. Rather than accept reality and the results of historic victory of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the last presidential election, Democrats have clutched to conspiracy theories. The first fantasy was that the 2016 election was tainted by “fake news.”ť When that backfired, because after all it was the mainstream media that had to apologize for its biased coverage of the race, the narrative had to change. Democrats then settled on another conspiracy theory, hand woven by the Clinton campaign and deeply entrenched...
  • Mueller report is 'beginning of the beginning,' Axios editor in chief says (Dem cult alert)

    04/18/2019 11:00:58 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 18 2019 | Sam Dorman
    Axios' editor in chief, Nicholas Johnston, said on Thursday that controversy surrounding the Russia investigation was far from over, given the criminal referrals and the copious redactions in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report. "This is the beginning of the beginning," Johnston said of the report, which included 14 criminal referrals and concerns about obstruction of justice. "There are 14 referrals from the Mueller investigation -- we know what two of them are. There are 12 more that were completely unknown which can also lead to other criminal prosecutions," Johnston told Fox News host Shepard Smith.
  • Nadler requests Mueller testify before House Judiciary Committee 'as soon as possible'

    04/18/2019 7:55:20 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 17 2019 | Brooke Singman
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday requested Special Counsel Robert Mueller appear before his committee “as soon as possible”—and no later than May 23. Nadler’s request came prior to the Justice Department’s imminent release of Mueller’s report to Nadler’s committee, the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the American public. “It is clear Congress and the American people must hear from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in person to better understand his findings. We are now requesting Mueller to appear before @HouseJudiciary as soon as possible,” Nadler tweeted Thursday.
  • Judicial Watch Sues for Anti-Trump Coup Docs [Weekly Update]

    04/06/2019 10:10:08 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 5, 2019 | Tom Fitton
    Obama State Dept Conspiracy against Trump? Judicial Watch Sues for Obama/Deep State Russia Hoax Docs How Did CNN Know Muller Special Counsel Would Raid Roger Stone’s House? Obama State Dept Conspiracy against Trump? Victoria Nuland, President Obama’s assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs from September 2013 until January 2017 , has been linked to the notorious anti-Trump dossier fabricated by Hillary Clinton’s opposition research firm. The author of the dossier, Christopher Steele, reportedly had developed long-standing relationships with senior State Department officials, including Nuland. “Between 2014 and 2016, Steele authored more than a hundred reports on...
  • Collusion? Russians Gave $35 Million To Company With John Podesta On Board (Hillary's Campaign)

    04/03/2019 6:52:53 PM PDT · by blam · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-3-2019 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign manager, John Podesta, played a central role in another potential Russian collusion scandal that has not yet been investigated. Podesta, the former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, served on the board of Joule Unlimited, a now defunct alternative energy company, from January 2011 to January 2014. He resigned from the company’s board to accept the powerful job of Counselor to President Barack Obama. During Podesta’s tenure on the board of Joule Unlimited, a significant investment in the company by a firm owned by the Russian government escaped review and scrutiny by the Committee on...
  • Trump: Democrats should focus on an investigation of the ridiculous Collusion Delusion

    04/04/2019 11:48:59 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 2 replies
    Twitter ^ | April 4, 2019 | Donald J. Trump
    According to polling, few people seem to care about the Russian Collusion Hoax, but some Democrats are fighting hard to keep the Witch Hunt alive. They should focus on legislation or, even better, an investigation of how the ridiculous Collusion Delusion got started - so illegal!
  • Ohr met Christopher Steele at Mayflower Hotel day before FBI's Trump-Russia investigation began

    03/28/2019 2:03:32 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 32 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 3-28-19 | Jerry Dunleavy
    Nellie Ohr — Justice Department official Bruce Ohr’s wife — met with Trump dossier author and former British spy Christopher Steele the day before the FBI launched its Trump-Russia investigation. The meeting took place at the Mayflower Hotel, which was described by President Harry Truman as "Washington's second-best address." President John F. Kennedy once kept an apartment — and a mistress — there. In 2008, Governor Eliot Spitzer of New York used an assumed name to book room 871 and meet a prostitute. A newly released congressional transcript reveals her research on connections between Russia and President Trump, the Trump...
  • Trump attacks late Sen. John McCain over role in spreading Russia dossier

    03/16/2019 5:45:11 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 16, 2019 | 8:22pm | Mary Kay Linge
    President Trump attacked the late Sen. John McCain Saturday over recently revealed evidence that the Arizona lawmaker helped push Russia-collusion rumors in the weeks after Trump’s election. “Spreading the fake and totally discredited Dossier ‘is unfortunately a very dark stain against John McCain,’” Trump tweeted, quoting former independent counsel Ken Starr. Trump continued that McCain “had far worse ‘stains’ than this, including thumbs down on repeal and replace [Obamacare] after years of campaigning to repeal and replace!”
  • The damning proof of innocence that FBI likely withheld in Russian probe

    03/14/2019 10:21:47 PM PDT · by bitt · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/14/2019 | john Solomon
    If President Trump declassifies evidence in the Russia investigation, Carter Page’s summer bike ride to a Virginia farm and George Papadopoulos’s hasty academic jaunt to London may emerge as linchpin proof of FBI surveillance abuses during the 2016 election. The two trips have received scant attention. But growing evidence suggests both Trump campaign advisers made exculpatory statements — at the very start of the FBI’s investigation — that undercut the Trump-Russia collusion theory peddled to agents by Democratic sources. The FBI plowed ahead anyway with an unprecedented intrusion into a presidential campaign, while keeping evidence of the two men’s innocence...
  • Paul Manafort gets less than 4 years for tax, bank fraud

    03/07/2019 4:24:19 PM PST · by conservative98 · 68 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 7, 2019 | Bruce Golding
    Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to just under four years in prison for a massive fraud scheme tied to his work as a political consultant for Ukraine’s pro-Russian government, according to reports from the Virginia courthouse. The 47-month sentence imposed by federal Judge T.S. Ellis III was far below sentencing guidelines of 19-1/2 to 24 years, which Ellis called “excessive.”
  • Mueller appeared before FISA court in 2002 to address FBI abuses: Report (Lou Dobbs & Jim Jordan)

    02/11/2019 8:37:56 AM PST · by Perseverando · 14 replies
    Fox Business ^ | February 6, 2019 | Lou Dobbs
    Feb. 06, 2019 - 8:00 - Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) discusses President Trump’s State of the Union address and the report that special counsel Robert Mueller was called to appear before a FISA court to address FBI abuses in 2002. (8:01 minute video)
  • Trump slams media and Mueller probe in latest tweetstorm

    12/15/2018 1:28:57 PM PST · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 15, 2018 | 4:07pm | Mary Kay Linge
    “Wow, 19,000 Texts between Lisa Page and her lover, Peter S of the FBI, in charge of the Russia Hoax, were just reported as being wiped clean and gone,” Trump posted Saturday morning. Page and Peter Strzok, who worked on both the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the probes into Trump’s campaign, reportedly texted each other about plans to “stop” Trump from winning the presidency. The Justice Department revealed Thursday that thousands of their messages to each other had disappeared, blaming the loss of data on a technological failure. “Such a big story that will never be covered by the...
  • Mueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment (Libs not getting pony alert)

    10/19/2018 10:02:39 AM PDT · by mojito · 36 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/19/2018 | DARREN SAMUELSOHN
    President Donald Trump's critics have spent the past 17 months anticipating what some expect will be among the most thrilling events of their lives: special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on Russian 2016 election interference. They may be in for a disappointment. That’s the word POLITICO got from defense lawyers working on the Russia probe and more than 15 former government officials with investigation experience spanning Watergate to the 2016 election case. The public, they say, shouldn’t expect a comprehensive and presidency-wrecking account of Kremlin meddling and alleged obstruction of justice by Trump — not to mention an explanation of...
  • REPORT: Former Feinstein Staffer Found Linked Trump/Russia Scheme Involving Soros and Fusion GPS

    10/09/2018 5:36:24 PM PDT · by · 20 replies
    A new report shows a Democrat senator contacted a former Feinstein staffer back in 2017, in hopes of continuing an investigation so-called "collusion" between Trump and Russia. The former Feinstein staffer operates a group called "Democracy Integrity Project" which is heavily funded by Soros and has connections with Fusion GPS, as well as dossier author Christopher Steele. The one thing that's still not confirmed is the identity of the senator that reached out to the former Feinstein staffer. Daily Caller A Democratic senator outsourced parts of the investigation into possible Trump-Russia collusion to a former Senate staffer with links to...
  • Gregg Jarrett: The scheme from Bruce Ohr and Comey's confederates to clear Clinton, damage Trump

    08/28/2018 4:32:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 28, 2018 | Gregg Jarrett
    Editor's note: This op-ed is based on the author’s book “The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump.” Director James Comey knew the FBI was incorruptible. This is precisely why he seized control of the investigation of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s email practices covering her time as secretary of state, instead of allowing the FBI field office to conduct the probe. By commandeering control of the investigation, Comey and his confederates could twist the facts and contort the law to dictate the outcome they desired. Clinton was the beneficiary of what FBI Deputy...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 August 2018

    08/26/2018 4:45:17 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 403 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 26 August 2018 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows August 26th, 2018 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales; Corey Lewandowski, former Trump campaign manager. The panel will be Juan Williams and Gillian Turner Fox News; Marc Lotter, former press secretary to Vice President Mike Pence; and Marie Harf, co-host of “Benson & Harf” and former State Department spokesperson. Sandra Smith will be guest anchor.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. The panel will be David Brody of CBN News and co-author of “The Faith of Donald J. Trump: A Spiritual Biography”;...
  • ‘He has torn my head off’: Manafort judge known for being tough during trials

    08/01/2018 6:20:45 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 43 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 8/1/2018 | Rachel Weiner
    Mere seconds into the first words spoken to a jury from the special counsel team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, Judge T.S. Ellis III interrupted. “Focus on the elements of the offense,” the 78-year-old jurist interjected Tuesday as Assistant U.S. Attorney Uzo Asonye described Paul Manafort as a man who believed he was above the law. Soon after, Ellis interrupted again, as Asonye sketched for jurors Manafort’s luxurious lifestyle. “It isn’t a crime to be profligate in your spending,” Ellis said. He soon admonished defense attorney Thomas Zehnle in a similar fashion. “I take it you plan to...
  • Trump to remain 'uninvolved,' won't declassify FISA documents despite House request (tr)

    07/23/2018 3:42:12 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 87 replies
    Fox News ^ | 23 July 2018 | Gregg Re
    President Trump will not immediately grant House Republicans' request to declassify and publicize currently redacted sections of the recently released FISA application used by the FBI to justify the surveillance of an ex-Trump aide, the White House said Monday. Republicans on the House intelligence committee asked Trump last month to declassify portions of the surveillance warrant application for Page, according to a letter obtained by Fox News. The heavily redacted application outlining the justifications for surveiling Page, which was approved and renewed several times by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), was released over the weekend after a Freedom of...
  • Jeff Sessions and Christopher Wray Suffering From Severe Battered Institutional Syndrome…

    06/17/2018 7:27:55 PM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 27 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 17 June 2018 | The Conservative Treehouse
    When Christopher Wray appeared before the media three hours after the IG report, one thing was stunningly obvious: he never read the report. Wray might have been briefed on a summary of the report, but there was no way Director Wray actually read the documented substance, the details and the facts, within the center of the report. As a direct consequence Chris Wray looked and sounded like Baghdad Bob standing in front of the cameras. snip Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn’t read the IG report either.... When CTH says that neither AG Jeff Sessions nor FBI Director Wray actually read...
  • The U.S. political conversation is not and probably never was driven by Russian social-media bots

    02/21/2018 5:59:38 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 21 replies
    Over the past several weeks, automated social media accounts powered by Russian actors have been blamed for 1) driving the push to release a memo by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) about the FBI; 2) forcing Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) from office; and 3) flooding the public conversation in the wake of a mass shooting at a Florida high school. Oh, and No. 4: special counsel Robert S. Mueller III announced federal charges targeting Russian individuals who engaged in deceptive online activity during and after the 2016 presidential campaign with the apparent goal of bolstering Donald Trump’s candidacy and sowing division...