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It Took a Freshman GOP Congresswoman To Pull The Mask From FBI Director Comey…
The Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 20, 2017 | Sundance

Posted on 03/20/2017 7:54:30 PM PDT by bobsunshine

Representative Elise M. Stefanik is a young, freshman republican congresswoman from the Albany New York area. And using a probative questioning timeline, she single-handily pulled the mask from FBI Director James Comey, yet no-one seemed to notice.

Obviously Ms. Stefanik has not been in the swamp long enough to lose her common sense.

In the segment of the questioning below Rep. Stefanik begins by asking director Comey what are the typical protocols, broad standards and procedures for notifying the Director of National Intelligence, the White House and senior congressional leadership (aka the intelligence Gang of Eight), when the FBI has opened a counter-intelligence investigation.

The parseltongue response from Comey is a generalized reply (with uncomfortable body language) that notification of counter-intel investigations are discussed with the White House, and other pertinent officials, on a calendar basis, ie. “quarterly”.

With the statement that such counter-intel notifications happen “generally quarterly”, and against the backdrop that Comey stated in July of 2016 a counter-intel investigation began, Stefanik asks:

…”when did you notify the White House, the DNI and congressional leadership”?

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 115th; 201607; 201703; brennan; cia; clapper; comey; comeyhearing; deepstate; dni; fbi; jamesclapper; notification; nsa; obama; shadowgovernment; stefanik; sundance; trump; whitehouse; wiretapping
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Watch the Video of the questioning - Very Good. Too Bad our long term congressmen don't have the nerve to ask tough questions.
1 posted on 03/20/2017 7:54:30 PM PDT by bobsunshine
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To: bobsunshine

Did Comey perjur himself before congress then? It sounds like it.


2 posted on 03/20/2017 8:04:29 PM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them.)
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To: bobsunshine

He lied. Demonstrably. Go get him. Sick of this weasly hack ruining the FBI.


3 posted on 03/20/2017 8:04:58 PM PDT by pepsi_junkie
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To: bobsunshine

Elise Stefanik is one sharp-minded Congresswoman!


4 posted on 03/20/2017 8:05:19 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Note to all foreigners: Please.....GET OUT and STAY OUT!)
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To: bobsunshine

This guy Comey does not understand that gen Flynn was in THE TRUMP TOWER when he had a phone conversation with the Russian Ambassador? How was it possible to leak Flynn’s conversation unless Trump tower was being surveiled?


5 posted on 03/20/2017 8:05:54 PM PDT by entropy12 (Enough winning Mr President already!)
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To: bobsunshine

FIRE COMEY, MR. PRESIDENT. Or eat this coup d’ tat !! What the hell are you doing???


6 posted on 03/20/2017 8:05:58 PM PDT by WENDLE (DEFEAT RINOCARI . NO RINOCARE!! TRUMP WAKE UP!! Fire SESSIONS!!)
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To: bobsunshine

Detectives will tell you...it’s always the timeline that trips up the perps during questioning. I’m thinking Comet doesn’t have a lot of field time.


7 posted on 03/20/2017 8:08:21 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
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To: bobsunshine

PFL


8 posted on 03/20/2017 8:10:01 PM PDT by Batman11 ( The USA is not an ATM!)
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To: Liz

Ping


9 posted on 03/20/2017 8:11:09 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: virgil

If he was sworn in he did. I do not trust Comey as far as I can throw the Statue of Liberty.


10 posted on 03/20/2017 8:12:45 PM PDT by sport
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To: virgil

Looks like Comey let his guard down and got stuck in a honey trap. LOL.


11 posted on 03/20/2017 8:16:18 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: bobsunshine

12 posted on 03/20/2017 8:18:40 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: bobsunshine

Comey perjury bump for later.....


13 posted on 03/20/2017 8:18:59 PM PDT by indthkr
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To: bobsunshine

A commenter over at Treehouse mentioned that when she was asking these questions, Gowdy turned to look at her (perhaps to intimidate her?) because people knew where she was going. She stopped her line of questioning.

I think she’ll have two opportunities to question Comey over the next few days. I wonder if she’ll continue down this path to get real answers, or if she’ll have been “dealt with”. (Or maybe she’ll fall victim to a nasty accident tonight or tomorrow.)


14 posted on 03/20/2017 8:22:22 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam (“Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds." A. Einstein)
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To: bobsunshine

Uh, it’s not nerve that they are lacking, it’s something much more tangible, testosterone, and spines. Republicans are faireys,wimps,and nancy boys.


15 posted on 03/20/2017 8:24:30 PM PDT by crosdaddy
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To: MayflowerMadam

Why would Gowdy stop her? Too much swamp draining and common sense?


16 posted on 03/20/2017 8:24:41 PM PDT by madison10 (Bless you, Mr. DJ Trump.)
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To: madison10

“Why would Gowdy stop her? Too much swamp draining and common sense?”

Not sure why that comment was there. Maybe Gowdy is as much of a swamp creature as the others and he didn’t like her meddling. Or... maybe the commenter was reading something in to nothing.

But I’m going with what you said, “Too much swamp draining and common sense.” These freshmen Senators are probably pretty naïve and want to do a good job. Maybe they just haven’t been clued in to how the game is played, and when they need to STFU.


17 posted on 03/20/2017 8:29:03 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam (“Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds." A. Einstein)
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To: bobsunshine

Comey testified that the FBI “has a practice of quarterly briefing based on the sensitive cases”, but that no Notice was given in this case,”Because of the sensitivity of the matter”.

Boom.


18 posted on 03/20/2017 8:33:42 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: bobsunshine
Well, she sure as hell elicited some startled, worried expressions from Comey.
19 posted on 03/20/2017 8:36:15 PM PDT by House Atreides (Send BOTH Hillary & Bill to prison.)
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To: bobsunshine

My God, WHY did she not follow up on that lie...even the media would have been forced to report it, and for all his fake bluster, even Trey Gowdy, sitting right next to her, would have become enraged.


20 posted on 03/20/2017 8:37:10 PM PDT by montag813
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To: bobsunshine
Sundance hits another one outta the park.


21 posted on 03/20/2017 8:37:26 PM PDT by upchuck (U have not lived today until u have done something for someone who can never repay u ~ John Bunyan)
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To: bobsunshine

This is what I’d like to ask Comey, while he is under oath:

If something is found on a politician, does it always end up in a prosecution? Or, is it ever used to compromise the politician to get him (or her) to vote a certain way? (And remind Comey that he is under oath.)


22 posted on 03/20/2017 8:39:10 PM PDT by Vic S
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To: madison10
Why would Gowdy stop her? Too much swamp draining and common sense?

Because Elmer Gantry Gowdy is one of the biggest phonies in D.C.

23 posted on 03/20/2017 8:39:57 PM PDT by montag813
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To: pepsi_junkie

btt


24 posted on 03/20/2017 8:40:23 PM PDT by Jane Austen (Neo-cons are liberal Democrats who love illegal aliens and war.)
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To: reagandemocrat

Comey can try to make all the excuses in the world, but there is no justification for an 8 month lapse in notifying Congress. He had no problem in quickly writing that letter to Congress about reopening the Clinton email case due to the new emails found on Weiner’s laptop.


25 posted on 03/20/2017 8:43:54 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: WENDLE

Can the FBI director be fired? I thought he has a 10 year appointment.


26 posted on 03/20/2017 8:48:01 PM PDT by entropy12 (Enough winning Mr President already!)
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To: reagandemocrat

BTT!!!!


27 posted on 03/20/2017 8:49:40 PM PDT by Jane Austen (Neo-cons are liberal Democrats who love illegal aliens and war.)
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To: bobsunshine
Direct link to video:

Rep. Elise Stefanik asks questions at Comey hearing


28 posted on 03/20/2017 8:49:57 PM PDT by Bratch ("The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke)
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To: bobsunshine

She did a good job.


29 posted on 03/20/2017 8:53:10 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: MayflowerMadam

They all have their roles to play. Trey Gowdy’s “official” role appears to be all bark and no bite.


30 posted on 03/20/2017 8:53:18 PM PDT by Kalamata
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To: montag813

Why would Gowdy stop her? Too much swamp draining and common sense?
Because Elmer Gantry Gowdy is one of the biggest phonies in D.C.


One of the fbi leakers, when asked about Gowdy said, “He supported Marco Rubio for President. That should tell you all you need to know about him.”

Now, I don’t know if this leaker was real, but his answer sounds legit.


31 posted on 03/20/2017 8:53:37 PM PDT by Vic S
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To: bobsunshine

Wow. Just Wow. This guy needs to be put away if this is all true and never see the light of day again. Wow!


32 posted on 03/20/2017 8:54:08 PM PDT by Boomer (The modern day leftist dems are the party of criminally insane propagandists.)
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To: sport; virgil

Nah, lying during sworn statements to congress are no big deal.

Just ask Eric Holder and James Clapper... And every dem investigated during the Barky regime. There was a book by Christopher Hitches, “No one Left to Lie to,” that was ostensibly about Bill Clinton, but it’s more apropos that it’s for EVERY dem these days.

Mark


33 posted on 03/20/2017 8:56:05 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: mass55th

Watch the last 25 seconds of Comey’s testimony, an unforced error, lame attempt to explain why they did not notify Congress—

“Sometimes we want to keep it tight within the executive branch....”


34 posted on 03/20/2017 9:05:25 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: entropy12

This guy Comey does not understand that gen Flynn was in THE TRUMP TOWER when he had a phone conversation with the Russian Ambassador? How was it possible to leak Flynn’s conversation unless Trump tower was being surveiled?


This is technically correct although they would say the “target” of the eavesdropping was not in Trump Tower - i.e. the Russian ambassador was somewhere else. However, it is absolutely clear that an American citizen was monitored and then to add insult to injury the conversation was allegedly transcribed, distributed throughout the Obama administration (thanks to a weird change of policy in the final days), and then this transcript was leaked to the media for partisan purposes.

If this does not fit the very definition of eavesdropping I don’t know what would.


35 posted on 03/20/2017 9:06:18 PM PDT by volunbeer (Clinton Cash = Proof of Corruption)
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To: bobsunshine

BUMP


36 posted on 03/20/2017 9:06:20 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("We will be one people, under one God, saluting one American flag." --Donald Trump)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

don’t praise her too much- she’s for climate change regulation, and opposed trump on a few things-


37 posted on 03/20/2017 9:08:17 PM PDT by Bob434
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To: reagandemocrat
Needs repeating

Comey testified that the FBI “has a practice of quarterly briefing based on the sensitive cases”, but that no Notice was given in this case,”Because of the sensitivity of the matter”.

Boom.

Perjury.

38 posted on 03/20/2017 9:09:19 PM PDT by Pic7
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To: entropy12

From what I understand, Flynn was not in Trump Tower when his phone was tapped. In fact I recently read a report that he was in another country when one of the phone calls was made.


39 posted on 03/20/2017 9:11:01 PM PDT by PJammers (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: reagandemocrat

“...so we have to learn how to navigate that, in a good way.”

THAT is his excuse?!

He needs better protocols and guidance from Congress?!


40 posted on 03/20/2017 9:11:31 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Jane Long

There’s a weasel in that photo! Oh yeah, and a llittle furry rodent in the lower left, too.

CC


41 posted on 03/20/2017 9:14:15 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (CC: purveyor of cryptic, snarky posts since December, 2000..)
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To: reagandemocrat
Watch the last 25 seconds of Comey’s testimony, an unforced error, lame attempt to explain why they did not notify Congress—

“Sometimes we want to keep it tight within the executive branch....”

Agree, he lied again. He had just said he didn't notify the Whitehouse. On the question where she asked about the Whitehouse and other branches, he didn't respond about when he notified the Whitehouse.

42 posted on 03/20/2017 9:15:10 PM PDT by Pic7
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To: bobsunshine

Look at his body language in the first several minutes...he gets where she is going with this line of questioning & he’s flatfooted.


43 posted on 03/20/2017 9:15:26 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: MayflowerMadam

My bet is she was probably given a question to ask by someone in the GOP. She instead asked her own unapproved question instead. Gowdy was probably mad because she didn’t follow the script.

Being a freshman, she might be concerned more about serving her constituants than blindly following the party line.


44 posted on 03/20/2017 9:16:07 PM PDT by PJammers (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: LongWayHome
And the guy behind Comey started texting someone full throttle during that part of the testimony.. They knew Comey messed up.

Come contradicted himself and also refused to say when he notified the whitehouse which he kept referring to as the executive branch.

45 posted on 03/20/2017 9:19:57 PM PDT by Pic7
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To: mass55th

>>>Comey can try to make all the excuses in the world, but there is no justification for an 8 month lapse in notifying Congress. He had no problem in quickly writing that letter to Congress about reopening the Clinton email case due to the new emails found on Weiner’s laptop.<<<<

Nice catch. Didn’t he just as quickly close the Clinton email case as well?

All done while he was investigating Trump.


46 posted on 03/20/2017 9:21:02 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Pic7

Nice catch. Explains the last 25 seconds of the video:

Comey’s unforced error.


47 posted on 03/20/2017 9:22:51 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: MayflowerMadam

i watched the video- I didn’t see her stop her questioning because of a look- she was focused on comey- not gowdy- she moved to ask about another issue, because the second issue was important as well, and she was running out of time- then brought the question back up again at the end to get him on record- She knew he wasn’t going to answer truthfully=- and now it’s on record-

“We have to figure out how to navigate that information” I believe he said — in otherword-s they have to figure out how to lie to the republican president to keep the democratic agenda going before they ‘brief senior officials’

It didn’t appear to me that she stopped because of any look from gowdy-


48 posted on 03/20/2017 9:23:07 PM PDT by Bob434
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To: bobsunshine

Comey definitely was hiding truth. Someone is pulling his strings. I wonder what obama has on him considering he was probably wiretapped by obama.


49 posted on 03/20/2017 9:23:14 PM PDT by taxesareforever (Islam is an ideology. It is NOT a religion.)
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To: Pic7

Yes....makes one think Comey walked into that meeting not expecting any such question like this coming up. He was totally messed up.


50 posted on 03/20/2017 9:26:40 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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