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The original question the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign was to answer was a simple one: Did he do it?

Did Trump, or officials with his knowledge, collude with Vladimir Putin’s Russia to hack the emails of John Podesta and the DNC, and leak the contents to damage Hillary Clinton and elect Donald Trump?

A year and a half into the investigation, and, still, no “collusion” has been found. Yet the investigation goes on, at the demand of the never-Trump media and Beltway establishment.

Hence, and understandably, suspicions have arisen.

Are the investigators after the truth, or are they after Trump?

Set aside the Trump-Putin conspiracy theory momentarily, and consider a rival explanation for what is going down here:

That, from the outset, Director James Comey and an FBI camarilla were determined to stop Trump and elect Hillary Clinton. Having failed, they conspired to break Trump’s presidency, overturn his mandate and bring him down.

Essential to any such project was first to block any indictment of Hillary for transmitting national security secrets over her private email server. That first objective was achieved 18 months ago.

On July 5, 2016, Comey stepped before a stunned press corps to declare that, given the evidence gathered by the FBI, “no reasonable prosecutor” would indict Clinton. Therefore, that was the course he, Comey, was recommending.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch, compromised by her infamous 35-minute tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton — to discuss golf and grandkids — seconded Comey’s decision.

And so Hillary walked. Why is this suspicious?

First, whether or not to indict was a decision that belonged to the Department of Justice, not Jim Comey or the FBI. His preemption of Justice Department authority was astonishing.

Second, while Comey said in his statement that Hillary had been “extremely careless” with security secrets, in his first draft, Clinton was declared guilty of “gross negligence” — the precise language in the statute to justify indictment.

Who talked Comey into softening the language to look less than criminal? One man was FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whose wife, Jill, a Virginia state senate candidate, received a munificent PAC contribution of $474,000 from Clinton family friend and big bundler Terry McAuliffe.

Also urging Comey to soften the fatal phrase “gross negligence” was key FBI agent Peter Strzok. In text messages to his FBI lover Lisa Page, Strzok repeatedly vented his detestation of the “idiot” Trump.

After one meeting with “Andy” (McCabe), Strzok told Page an “insurance policy” was needed to keep Trump out of the White House.

Also, it appears Comey began drafting his exoneration statement of Hillary before the FBI had even interviewed her. And when the FBI did, Hillary was permitted to have her lawyers present.

One need not be a conspiracy nut to conclude the fix was in, and a pass for Hillary wired from the get-go. Comey, McCabe, Strzok were not going to recommend an indictment that would blow Hillary out of the water and let the Trump Tower crowd waltz into the White House.

Yet, if Special Counsel Robert Mueller cannot find any Trump collusion with the Kremlin to tilt the outcome of the 2016 election, his investigators might have another look at the Clinton campaign.

For there a Russian connection has been established.

Kremlin agents fabricated, faked, forged, or found the dirt on Trump that was passed to ex-British MI6 spy Christopher Steele, and wound up in his “dirty dossier” that was distributed to the mainstream media and the FBI to torpedo Trump.

And who hired Steele to tie Trump to Russia?

Fusion GPS, the oppo research outfit into which the DNC and Clinton campaign pumped millions through law firm Perkins Coie.

Let’s review the bidding.

The “dirty dossier,” a mixture of fabrications, falsehoods and half-truths, created to destroy Trump and make Hillary president, was the product of a British spy’s collusion with Kremlin agents.

In Dec. 26′s Washington Times, Rowan Scarborough writes that the FBI relied on this Kremlin-Steele dossier of allegations and lies to base their decision “to open a counterintelligence investigation (of Trump).” And press reports “cite the document’s disinformation in requests for court-approved wiretaps.”

If this is true, a critical questions arises:

Has the Mueller probe been so contaminated by anti-Trump bias and reliance on Kremlin fabrications that any indictment it brings will be suspect in the eyes of the American people?

ORDER IT NOW

Director Comey has been fired. FBI No. 2 McCabe is now being retired under a cloud. Mueller’s top FBI investigator, Peter Strzok, and lover Lisa, have been discharged. And Mueller is left to rely upon a passel of prosecutors whose common denominator appears to be that they loathe Trump and made contributions to Hillary.

Attorney General Bobby Kennedy had his “Get Hoffa Squad” to take down Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. J. Edgar Hoover had his vendetta against Dr. Martin Luther King.

Is history repeating itself — with the designated target of an elite FBI cabal being the President of the United States?

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of a new book, “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

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  1. KenH says:

    JFK wanted to break the CIA into a million pieces and I think Trump needs to shatter the FBI into a million pieces after these latest revelations. The FBI stinks to high heaven and have for quite a long time now. They have become a highly politicized federal law enforcement agency who often collaborate with mortal enemies of America like the ADL and other “watchdog” groups in addition to assuming the biases of said organizations against certain groups of Americans.

    They behave like a bunch of cowboys and police state thugs and their treatment of and unnecessary raid on Paul Manafort’s home was just the tip of the iceberg. The FBI is becoming a clear and present danger to civil liberties.

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  2. It feels like an alternate reality where the Clinton/DNC/FBI crime syndicate can sodomize Mother Theresa’s corpse on live streaming…

    and a couple of “alt” outlets will say they “mishandled” an antique. It’s the strongest criticism you will see.

    The legacy CIA media will applaud the act for its freedom of expression, and will call it a peaceful protest.

    Our country hasn’t seen the constitution for nearly a century. You are laughed at for suggesting the gold and silver coin spelled out so clearly in both the constitution and Madison’s minutes of the convention.

    The second, fourth, fifth amendments, the 10th – you’re a lunatic if you agree with them.

    So it is no surprise to see such a timid whitewash by Pat Buchanan here. The’ve done far, far worse than Pat suggests and the very reason they wanted Clinton in there was to continue the same murderous plunder only on ever-larger scales.

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  3. Rich says:

    Trump was a bit of a wild card to the establishment elites. He lived in the public spotlight for most of his adult life, so his foibles were well known, and he had too much money to be bought off. Mueller was given his job to make sure Trump doesn’t stray too far from the elitists program. He appears to have been cowed and is walking the straight left of center republican line, now.

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    • Replies: @Wally
    He is at least doing some "straying'.

    Under Trump's new tax plan, those from leftist, very high tax states will no longer be able to get the previous federal tax break because of their high state tax.

    Leftists wanted a neo-Marxist state, OK, they will now have to pay for all of it.
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  4. T. G. says:

    … ”A game going on inside the intelligence community”:

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  5. anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    “For there a Russian connection has been established.

    Kremlin agents fabricated, faked, forged, or found the dirt on Trump that was passed to ex-British MI6 spy Christopher Steele, and wound up in his “dirty dossier” that was distributed to the mainstream media and the FBI to torpedo Trump.”

    No worries — as long as somebody can still accuse “Kremlin agents” of something, the Establishment will be just fine.

    Time for Mr. Napolitano to take his turn at the spinning wheel?

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    • Replies: @LondonBob
    Rather obvious Steele made it all up.
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  6. MEexpert says:

    Second, while Comey said in his statement that Hillary had been “extremely careless” with security secrets, in his first draft, Clinton was declared guilty of “gross negligence” — the precise language in the statute to justify indictment.

    If any Joe or Jane Shmo at Boeing or Lockheed-Martin had done what Hillary did he or she would have been fired and fined or jailed or both. His or hers security clearance would have been permanently revoked. So much for liberty and justice for all.

    What was the original mandate for Robert Mueller? If after all this time he has not been able to find any connection between Trump campaign and Putin then that phase of the investigation must end. The Justice Department appointed him and they should put a stop to that portion of the investigation. They can always give him a new mandate to investigate Hillary campaign’s connection with Russia. These investigations should never be open ended. Lots of money is wasted and it gives the investigator an opportunity to satisfy personal vandetta.

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  7. This connects the dots in a reasonable fashion on most of the major issues brought out by what this is: the Clinton crowd/deep state effort to “get” Trump. The only thing I would take exception with is to call the phony allegations of the GPS Steele dossier to be “Kremlin” based. They might have talked to Russians, but they were not acting on behalf of the Putin government when they talked. These individuals were doing no more than telling the Clinton researchers what they thought they would want to hear so that generous payments would be forthcoming.

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    • Replies: @anonymous
    See my #5, above.

    My hypothesis is that pundits like Mr. Buchanan and Mr. Napolitano are still provided with mainstream platforms because they are willing to weave Russia into the scandal. Even a site among the dozen linked by our courageous publisher - "Who What Why" - is pumping "RussiaGate" with an ongoing chain of infoturds accessible at the foot of every page.

    It's fast becoming a loyalty oath that one must take in order to be eligible for the privilege of public discourse, unless a publisher (e.g., RT) is willing to register as a "Kremlin agent."
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  8. LondonBob says:
    @anonymous
    "For there a Russian connection has been established.

    Kremlin agents fabricated, faked, forged, or found the dirt on Trump that was passed to ex-British MI6 spy Christopher Steele, and wound up in his “dirty dossier” that was distributed to the mainstream media and the FBI to torpedo Trump."

    No worries -- as long as somebody can still accuse "Kremlin agents" of something, the Establishment will be just fine.

    Time for Mr. Napolitano to take his turn at the spinning wheel?

    Rather obvious Steele made it all up.

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  9. In the “mainstream media” Mueller is always pictured as deep-thinking and contemplative. In fact he is a foaming-at-the-mouth, scheming, power-hungry, unscrupulous Boris Karloff lookalike who has been secretly working on the Clintons’ behalf most of his adult life.

    I hope this era of public credulity and secret government wickedness is coming to a close. But too many Americans still rely on TV for information. It is indeed tragic. One can only hope people aren’t as stupid in other parts of the world.

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  10. anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @exiled off mainstreet
    This connects the dots in a reasonable fashion on most of the major issues brought out by what this is: the Clinton crowd/deep state effort to "get" Trump. The only thing I would take exception with is to call the phony allegations of the GPS Steele dossier to be "Kremlin" based. They might have talked to Russians, but they were not acting on behalf of the Putin government when they talked. These individuals were doing no more than telling the Clinton researchers what they thought they would want to hear so that generous payments would be forthcoming.

    See my #5, above.

    My hypothesis is that pundits like Mr. Buchanan and Mr. Napolitano are still provided with mainstream platforms because they are willing to weave Russia into the scandal. Even a site among the dozen linked by our courageous publisher – “Who What Why” – is pumping “RussiaGate” with an ongoing chain of infoturds accessible at the foot of every page.

    It’s fast becoming a loyalty oath that one must take in order to be eligible for the privilege of public discourse, unless a publisher (e.g., RT) is willing to register as a “Kremlin agent.”

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  11. Flitcraft says:

    Dear Sir,
    How do explain Comeys second statment to congress two weeks before election then. I believe you but doesnt
    fit.?

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    There are some who see Mr. Trump’s election as a chance for people to vent, and thus needful to the Establishment. (Linh Dinh, one of the best writers published here, called it well in advance.)

    Of course, as with the fraudster Obama, very little of fundamental importance to those that own “our” government will change.
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  12. anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Flitcraft
    Dear Sir,
    How do explain Comeys second statment to congress two weeks before election then. I believe you but doesnt
    fit.?

    There are some who see Mr. Trump’s election as a chance for people to vent, and thus needful to the Establishment. (Linh Dinh, one of the best writers published here, called it well in advance.)

    Of course, as with the fraudster Obama, very little of fundamental importance to those that own “our” government will change.

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  13. Mr. Buchanan demonstrated convincingly that a liberal war-prone conspiracy is going on against President Trump. Nobody understands why Trump hasn’t drained the FBI swamp of the Obama and Clinton mafia. The whole Mueller so-called investigation into nothing sucks out loud. Mueller is not an honest man like the liberals claim. He was in charge when 9/11 happened, and he covered it up. That’s why Mueller could serve under Bush and Obama. He belongs to the crooked and criminal DC political establishment. The FBI is nothing than a criminal organization serving the corrupt power elite. I do feel bad for the ordinary FBI agents who face the music and to take the blame for their superior thugs. The crooked US political elites should stop teaching other peoples a lesson in democracy or ethical behavior. It makes me wanna puke.

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  14. What bunk! The “investigation” has always been intended to remove Trump from office. There is nothing the FBI or DOJ could say to me I would believe concerning the results of the “investigation”. The FBI has become Beria’s NKVD. As Beria said, “You show me the man and I’ll show you the crime”. What do you think is going on here?
    “Are the investigators after the truth, or are they after Trump?”, you ask. Where have you been for 11 months?
    Comey’s “preemption of Justice Department authority was astonishing”, you write. What preemption? I am sure Obama himself told Comey to say that Hillary should not be indicted!

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    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
    Exactly correct. Buchanan apparently watches too much TV. The tone of this article is that of a TV addicted rube struggling with conclusions that wouldn't escape a third grader.
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  15. Wally says: • Website
    @Rich
    Trump was a bit of a wild card to the establishment elites. He lived in the public spotlight for most of his adult life, so his foibles were well known, and he had too much money to be bought off. Mueller was given his job to make sure Trump doesn't stray too far from the elitists program. He appears to have been cowed and is walking the straight left of center republican line, now.

    He is at least doing some “straying’.

    Under Trump’s new tax plan, those from leftist, very high tax states will no longer be able to get the previous federal tax break because of their high state tax.

    Leftists wanted a neo-Marxist state, OK, they will now have to pay for all of it.

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    Center left republicans have no problem with a $10,000 SALT deduction. In the end, it will probably elect a few center to center-left repubs in the suburbs of high tax Blue states. Any repub, with liberal social views, can now run in a liberal state saying he just wants to reduce the tax burden of middle class suburbanites. If the strategy works, it will actually elect more left leaning repubs and weaken the conservatives.
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  16. bluedog says:

    Perhaps not but we will still have to subsidize the poor red states so the welfare states will still continue to be a drain on the economy…

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  17. Svigor says:

    This connects the dots in a reasonable fashion on most of the major issues brought out by what this is: the Clinton crowd/deep state effort to “get” Trump. The only thing I would take exception with is to call the phony allegations of the GPS Steele dossier to be “Kremlin” based. They might have talked to Russians, but they were not acting on behalf of the Putin government when they talked. These individuals were doing no more than telling the Clinton researchers what they thought they would want to hear so that generous payments would be forthcoming.

    This does seem likely, but it’s not writ in stone.

    Rather obvious Steele made it all up.

    That, too. *Meets with Russian contact, holds out dossier* “Here, hand me this, so I can honestly say I got it from you.”

    He was in charge when 9/11 happened, and he covered it up.

    He got the job like a week before 9/11, but yeah, he did cover up the gov’t’s bumbling. 100% swamp creature.

    Trump needs to find a real cop inside the FBI, one without a law degree, and put him in charge.

    Perhaps not but we will still have to subsidize the poor red states, because negroes and mestizos, Democrat constituencies, so the negroes and mestizos in welfare states will continue to be a drain on the economy…

    FIFY.

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    "Trump needs to find a real cop inside the FBI, one without a law degree, and put him in charge."

    I thought that a law degree was required for a "special agent's" position.
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  18. Rich says:
    @Wally
    He is at least doing some "straying'.

    Under Trump's new tax plan, those from leftist, very high tax states will no longer be able to get the previous federal tax break because of their high state tax.

    Leftists wanted a neo-Marxist state, OK, they will now have to pay for all of it.

    Center left republicans have no problem with a $10,000 SALT deduction. In the end, it will probably elect a few center to center-left repubs in the suburbs of high tax Blue states. Any repub, with liberal social views, can now run in a liberal state saying he just wants to reduce the tax burden of middle class suburbanites. If the strategy works, it will actually elect more left leaning repubs and weaken the conservatives.

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    • Replies: @Wally
    Reducing taxes in leftists states? I rather doubt it.
    Too much free stuff for the unproductive that the SJWs will not curtail and must be paid for by taxes.
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  19. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    Mueller is going to use any excuse he can find to examine everyone close to Trump to see if they have even so much as bought a Russian nesting doll on vacation. He’ll keep digging until there’s no one left to talk to except the dog walker, and his only revelations are a handful of pocket lint.

    Never has one man, Jeff Sessions, caused more pointless and unnecessary trouble for his own side. We should be going after the serious Democratic corruption of Obama, Hillary, and their ilk by now, but we’re wasting time, money, and energy having to play defense against this ridiculous will-o-the-wisp.

    Sessions needs to be put out to pasture for the asininity of his decisions. He was a moron to recuse himself and hand responsibility over to the hardcore Obama appointees who were still in office below him on the lower rungs in the Justice department. Any idiot could have foreseen they would cause trouble. We don’t need a DOJ head who ducks and dodges responsibility at the first sign of a problem. We don’t need a man who is too stupid to understand that if you let unscrupulous, fanatical partisans run wild trying to overturn the results of an election they don’t like, that’s exactly what they’ll do.

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    Agree. I have never seen such an upside down political situation in my life. The Democrats would never have allowed their president to be placed in such jeopardy. The only way justice can be served is for the Mueller investigation to be stopped and a new special prosecutor appointed to investigate the crimes of the DNC and the Clintons.
    , @MarkinLA
    Sessions is not a moron.He is just someone too long in DC. He has been around these people for so long he is blinded by his personal interactions. He thinks these people have character. We out here know they do not.
    , @GourmetDan

    Sessions needs to be put out to pasture for the asininity of his decisions. He was a moron to recuse himself and hand responsibility over to the hardcore Obama appointees who were still in office below him on the lower rungs in the Justice department. Any idiot could have foreseen they would cause trouble.
     
    Funny how so many think Sessions didn't understand the consequences... apparently considering that he knew full well what would happen induces cognitive dissonance...
    , @Anonymous
    Could not agree more. At this point we have to consider the possibility that Sessions himself is corrupted and/or colluding with the Clintons. Trump was right to want to fire him. He also needs to fire Javanka. These 3 are dead weights dragging him down and will cost him 2020.
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  20. @George Weinbaum
    What bunk! The "investigation" has always been intended to remove Trump from office. There is nothing the FBI or DOJ could say to me I would believe concerning the results of the "investigation". The FBI has become Beria's NKVD. As Beria said, "You show me the man and I'll show you the crime". What do you think is going on here?
    "Are the investigators after the truth, or are they after Trump?", you ask. Where have you been for 11 months?
    Comey's "preemption of Justice Department authority was astonishing", you write. What preemption? I am sure Obama himself told Comey to say that Hillary should not be indicted!

    Exactly correct. Buchanan apparently watches too much TV. The tone of this article is that of a TV addicted rube struggling with conclusions that wouldn’t escape a third grader.

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  21. @Svigor

    This connects the dots in a reasonable fashion on most of the major issues brought out by what this is: the Clinton crowd/deep state effort to “get” Trump. The only thing I would take exception with is to call the phony allegations of the GPS Steele dossier to be “Kremlin” based. They might have talked to Russians, but they were not acting on behalf of the Putin government when they talked. These individuals were doing no more than telling the Clinton researchers what they thought they would want to hear so that generous payments would be forthcoming.
     
    This does seem likely, but it's not writ in stone.

    Rather obvious Steele made it all up.
     
    That, too. *Meets with Russian contact, holds out dossier* "Here, hand me this, so I can honestly say I got it from you."

    He was in charge when 9/11 happened, and he covered it up.
     
    He got the job like a week before 9/11, but yeah, he did cover up the gov't's bumbling. 100% swamp creature.

    Trump needs to find a real cop inside the FBI, one without a law degree, and put him in charge.

    Perhaps not but we will still have to subsidize the poor red states, because negroes and mestizos, Democrat constituencies, so the negroes and mestizos in welfare states will continue to be a drain on the economy…
     
    FIFY.

    “Trump needs to find a real cop inside the FBI, one without a law degree, and put him in charge.”

    I thought that a law degree was required for a “special agent’s” position.

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  22. @Anon
    Mueller is going to use any excuse he can find to examine everyone close to Trump to see if they have even so much as bought a Russian nesting doll on vacation. He'll keep digging until there's no one left to talk to except the dog walker, and his only revelations are a handful of pocket lint.

    Never has one man, Jeff Sessions, caused more pointless and unnecessary trouble for his own side. We should be going after the serious Democratic corruption of Obama, Hillary, and their ilk by now, but we're wasting time, money, and energy having to play defense against this ridiculous will-o-the-wisp.

    Sessions needs to be put out to pasture for the asininity of his decisions. He was a moron to recuse himself and hand responsibility over to the hardcore Obama appointees who were still in office below him on the lower rungs in the Justice department. Any idiot could have foreseen they would cause trouble. We don't need a DOJ head who ducks and dodges responsibility at the first sign of a problem. We don't need a man who is too stupid to understand that if you let unscrupulous, fanatical partisans run wild trying to overturn the results of an election they don't like, that's exactly what they'll do.

    Agree. I have never seen such an upside down political situation in my life. The Democrats would never have allowed their president to be placed in such jeopardy. The only way justice can be served is for the Mueller investigation to be stopped and a new special prosecutor appointed to investigate the crimes of the DNC and the Clintons.

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  23. A lot of strange stuff went on behind the scenes that no one has fully explained, especially with regard to the timing. Comey cleared Hillary Clinton as described above, usurping a decision that should have been made by the Justice Department, but probably coming on the QT from the White House, in my opinion.

    Just before the election on October 28th Comey again took a stab at Clinton on the Senate steps, Comey decided he had to inform Congress that the investigation was being reopened due to new information from Anthony Weiner’s computer, then on November 6th Comey again sheathed his dagger and said “Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July.”

    Yeah, right. Comey was told to get out there and put things right for Clinton who had previously been thought to be winning in a landslide after pussygate exploded on October 7th. However last minute polling had showed that there were still many female voters who would dearly love to have their pussy grabbed, and that Trump was still in with a shout and might well win Florida where many female voters had only the vaguest memory of being the object of sexual desire.

    The question is, where is the smoking gun?

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  24. Svigor says:

    I thought that a law degree was required for a “special agent’s” position.

    G**gle sez:

    Law: Applicants must possess a JD degree from an accredited law school. Diversified: Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in any concentration with three years of professional experience, or a master’s degree, JD degree, or PhD along with two years of professional experience.

    That sounds like bureaucrat-speak for “no, a law degree isn’t required,” but don’t quote me. Requirements are made to be changed, anyway.

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  25. Wally says:
    @Rich
    Center left republicans have no problem with a $10,000 SALT deduction. In the end, it will probably elect a few center to center-left repubs in the suburbs of high tax Blue states. Any repub, with liberal social views, can now run in a liberal state saying he just wants to reduce the tax burden of middle class suburbanites. If the strategy works, it will actually elect more left leaning repubs and weaken the conservatives.

    Reducing taxes in leftists states? I rather doubt it.
    Too much free stuff for the unproductive that the SJWs will not curtail and must be paid for by taxes.

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    No, no, don't get me wrong, left leaning repubs don't actually reduce taxes, they just run for office saying they will, then increase taxes at a slightly lower rate than the dems would have.
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  26. TheOldOne says:

    “infoturd”…a good one.

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  27. Thanks..Dennis showing up on Fox was a treat. DK is more than half right on this one.

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  28. MarkinLA says:
    @Anon
    Mueller is going to use any excuse he can find to examine everyone close to Trump to see if they have even so much as bought a Russian nesting doll on vacation. He'll keep digging until there's no one left to talk to except the dog walker, and his only revelations are a handful of pocket lint.

    Never has one man, Jeff Sessions, caused more pointless and unnecessary trouble for his own side. We should be going after the serious Democratic corruption of Obama, Hillary, and their ilk by now, but we're wasting time, money, and energy having to play defense against this ridiculous will-o-the-wisp.

    Sessions needs to be put out to pasture for the asininity of his decisions. He was a moron to recuse himself and hand responsibility over to the hardcore Obama appointees who were still in office below him on the lower rungs in the Justice department. Any idiot could have foreseen they would cause trouble. We don't need a DOJ head who ducks and dodges responsibility at the first sign of a problem. We don't need a man who is too stupid to understand that if you let unscrupulous, fanatical partisans run wild trying to overturn the results of an election they don't like, that's exactly what they'll do.

    Sessions is not a moron.He is just someone too long in DC. He has been around these people for so long he is blinded by his personal interactions. He thinks these people have character. We out here know they do not.

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  29. First, whether or not to indict was a decision that belonged to the Department of Justice, not Jim Comey or the FBI. His preemption of Justice Department authority was astonishing.

    Actually, Loretta Lynch professed her intention to give away her responsibilities before Comey exercised them. It was coordinated from the very highest levels…

    “I fully expect to accept their recommendations,” Lynch said Friday during a conversation at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado.

    http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/286260-lynch-i-will-accept-fbi-recommendations

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  30. @Anon
    Mueller is going to use any excuse he can find to examine everyone close to Trump to see if they have even so much as bought a Russian nesting doll on vacation. He'll keep digging until there's no one left to talk to except the dog walker, and his only revelations are a handful of pocket lint.

    Never has one man, Jeff Sessions, caused more pointless and unnecessary trouble for his own side. We should be going after the serious Democratic corruption of Obama, Hillary, and their ilk by now, but we're wasting time, money, and energy having to play defense against this ridiculous will-o-the-wisp.

    Sessions needs to be put out to pasture for the asininity of his decisions. He was a moron to recuse himself and hand responsibility over to the hardcore Obama appointees who were still in office below him on the lower rungs in the Justice department. Any idiot could have foreseen they would cause trouble. We don't need a DOJ head who ducks and dodges responsibility at the first sign of a problem. We don't need a man who is too stupid to understand that if you let unscrupulous, fanatical partisans run wild trying to overturn the results of an election they don't like, that's exactly what they'll do.

    Sessions needs to be put out to pasture for the asininity of his decisions. He was a moron to recuse himself and hand responsibility over to the hardcore Obama appointees who were still in office below him on the lower rungs in the Justice department. Any idiot could have foreseen they would cause trouble.

    Funny how so many think Sessions didn’t understand the consequences… apparently considering that he knew full well what would happen induces cognitive dissonance…

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  31. Rich says:
    @Wally
    Reducing taxes in leftists states? I rather doubt it.
    Too much free stuff for the unproductive that the SJWs will not curtail and must be paid for by taxes.

    No, no, don’t get me wrong, left leaning repubs don’t actually reduce taxes, they just run for office saying they will, then increase taxes at a slightly lower rate than the dems would have.

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  32. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    This whole Russian collusion investigation stinks to high heaven. The DOJ and FBI are corrupted beyond believe thanks to Obama’s deep state. The problem is with the Attorney General. We need a real AG who will step up and fire a whole bunch of people at the DOJ and FBI, starting with Rod Rosenstein, Bob Mueller, Andrew McCabe(no he may not stick around to receive his pension), and Christopher Wray. All were involved in one way or another with the exoneration of Clinton from Uranium One and the email fraud. Instead our worthless AG Jeff Sessions recused himself from the biggest political scandal of our time and let this bullshit sideshow drag on for another year.

    Trump needs to fire Sessions and replace him with Charles Grassley, Trey Gowdy or Rudy Giuliani. Enough is enough with these swamp creatures. It’s time to clean house in DC, starting with the DOJ and FBI.

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    I was with you, until I read this:

    Trump needs to fire Sessions and replace him with... Rudy Giuliani. Enough is enough with these swamp creatures. It’s time to clean house in DC, starting with the DOJ and FBI.
     
    Giuliani is the epitome of a swamp creature. He is Israel first, second, third:

    "To the delight of some and anger of others, President Bush has probably been the most pro-Israel president in U.S. history. But compared to a President Giuliani, Bush would look like Jimmy Carter."

    https://spectator.org/45467_warrior-princesses/
     
    , @Anonymous
    "The DOJ and FBI are corrupted beyond believe thanks to Obama’s deep state."

    Do you seriously believe that lazy peon is a criminal mastermind? He's a lackey who does as he's told.
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  33. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon
    Mueller is going to use any excuse he can find to examine everyone close to Trump to see if they have even so much as bought a Russian nesting doll on vacation. He'll keep digging until there's no one left to talk to except the dog walker, and his only revelations are a handful of pocket lint.

    Never has one man, Jeff Sessions, caused more pointless and unnecessary trouble for his own side. We should be going after the serious Democratic corruption of Obama, Hillary, and their ilk by now, but we're wasting time, money, and energy having to play defense against this ridiculous will-o-the-wisp.

    Sessions needs to be put out to pasture for the asininity of his decisions. He was a moron to recuse himself and hand responsibility over to the hardcore Obama appointees who were still in office below him on the lower rungs in the Justice department. Any idiot could have foreseen they would cause trouble. We don't need a DOJ head who ducks and dodges responsibility at the first sign of a problem. We don't need a man who is too stupid to understand that if you let unscrupulous, fanatical partisans run wild trying to overturn the results of an election they don't like, that's exactly what they'll do.

    Could not agree more. At this point we have to consider the possibility that Sessions himself is corrupted and/or colluding with the Clintons. Trump was right to want to fire him. He also needs to fire Javanka. These 3 are dead weights dragging him down and will cost him 2020.

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  34. geokat62 says:
    @Anonymous
    This whole Russian collusion investigation stinks to high heaven. The DOJ and FBI are corrupted beyond believe thanks to Obama's deep state. The problem is with the Attorney General. We need a real AG who will step up and fire a whole bunch of people at the DOJ and FBI, starting with Rod Rosenstein, Bob Mueller, Andrew McCabe(no he may not stick around to receive his pension), and Christopher Wray. All were involved in one way or another with the exoneration of Clinton from Uranium One and the email fraud. Instead our worthless AG Jeff Sessions recused himself from the biggest political scandal of our time and let this bullshit sideshow drag on for another year.

    Trump needs to fire Sessions and replace him with Charles Grassley, Trey Gowdy or Rudy Giuliani. Enough is enough with these swamp creatures. It's time to clean house in DC, starting with the DOJ and FBI.

    I was with you, until I read this:

    Trump needs to fire Sessions and replace him with… Rudy Giuliani. Enough is enough with these swamp creatures. It’s time to clean house in DC, starting with the DOJ and FBI.

    Giuliani is the epitome of a swamp creature. He is Israel first, second, third:

    “To the delight of some and anger of others, President Bush has probably been the most pro-Israel president in U.S. history. But compared to a President Giuliani, Bush would look like Jimmy Carter.”

    https://spectator.org/45467_warrior-princesses/

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  35. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous
    This whole Russian collusion investigation stinks to high heaven. The DOJ and FBI are corrupted beyond believe thanks to Obama's deep state. The problem is with the Attorney General. We need a real AG who will step up and fire a whole bunch of people at the DOJ and FBI, starting with Rod Rosenstein, Bob Mueller, Andrew McCabe(no he may not stick around to receive his pension), and Christopher Wray. All were involved in one way or another with the exoneration of Clinton from Uranium One and the email fraud. Instead our worthless AG Jeff Sessions recused himself from the biggest political scandal of our time and let this bullshit sideshow drag on for another year.

    Trump needs to fire Sessions and replace him with Charles Grassley, Trey Gowdy or Rudy Giuliani. Enough is enough with these swamp creatures. It's time to clean house in DC, starting with the DOJ and FBI.

    “The DOJ and FBI are corrupted beyond believe thanks to Obama’s deep state.”

    Do you seriously believe that lazy peon is a criminal mastermind? He’s a lackey who does as he’s told.

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