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John Bolton for Special Prosecutor
Townhall ^ | 17 Feburary 2018 | George Mano

Posted on 02/16/2018 11:01:19 PM PST by lowbuck

The revelations of the Nunes Memo have shaken our confidence in the FBI and the Justice Department. A law firm working for the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign hired a company called Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Donald Trump, the Republican Party candidate for president. Fusion GPS, then, paid a Trump-hating former British agent named Christopher Steele to produce 16 memos between June and November 2016 based on hearsay from Russian agents.

Almost everything about Trump in the memos—later called the dossier—was demonstrably false, but high ranking people in the FBI and the Justice Department, including Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, and FBI Director James Comey, used the dossier to gain and renew a FISA court surveillance warrant against a US citizen named Carter Page, who was said to be a foreign policy adviser of Donald Trump.

The FISA court was set up to aid in investigating terrorists, but there is no indication Carter Page was ever suspected of being a terrorist or even of having committed any crime. Nonetheless, the FISA surveillance warrant was renewed three times, even as late as July 2017 by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, which was months after the contents of the dossier were revealed to be fake.

What’s more, the FBI used Steele as a source until October 2016, when it cut ties with him because he had leaked information to Yahoo News. That did not stop Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr, however, whose wife worked with Fusion GPS, from continuing to have contact with Steele.

In summary, the highest levels of the FBI and the Justice Department were working with the DNC and the Hillary campaign to dig up dirt on Trump in order to destroy his candidacy and later, his presidency.

Now, add onto this story the fact that Rosenstein called for a Special Prosecutor to investigate Trump’s alleged ties to Russia when Trump fired James Comey, and the man chosen as Special Prosecutor was Coney’s best friend, Robert Mueller. Furthermore, Mueller has hired more than a dozen leftwing lawyers to get Trump and his men on any kind of legal infraction, since there is no evidence of Trump colluding with Russia. The stench of corruption is so thick a million air fresheners could not clear the air. And there are surely more revelations to come.

How far we have fallen! Americans used to be so proud of the FBI. It was the best police agency in the world. Whereas the national police in most countries can be bought for a reasonable price, the FBI was always incorruptible, a bulwark of integrity. That’s why it’s sad to see it now, crawling in the swamp, politicized and turned into the Democratic Party’s attack crocodile.Likewise for the Justice Department, which is another swamp creature. Sure, former Attorneys General have represented the president’s party, but in the past the AG has never used the department and the legal apparatus to bring down political opponents.

That level of corruption was unknown in America before now. No wonder the public’s confidence in the honesty, fairness, and integrity of these two institutions has been obliterated. So, unless some of these corrupt individuals end up in jail or at least lose their law licenses, most Americans will never believe in the FBI or Justice Department again.

That’s where John Bolton comes in. The only way to restore the image of those two venerable institutions is to root out the corruption and make those responsible pay the price. To do that we need another special prosecutor, one tasked specifically with cleaning up the FBI and the Justice Department and bringing criminal and ethical charges against guilty parties. Ideally, the person to do that job should be an outsider, because the FBI and Justice Department are not going to investigate themselves, but it would also have to be someone who knows how Washington works.Such a person is John Bolton, the former US Ambassador to the UN.

Although he is known as a foreign policy expert, Bolton was trained as a lawyer and currently works for a law firm. He has lots of experience in Washington. He served three Presidents—Reagan, Bush 41, and Bush 43. However, he hasn’t held a government post since 2006, so he is now an outsider, and he does not have any special connections to Mueller or Comey.

Most important, Bolton is a straight-shooter and a no-nonsense guy. He says what he thinks in clear, unimpeachable words, and he seems to be immune to bribery, blackmail, and media attacks. The media have been attacking him for years and he usually just shrugs it off. That’s important, because the person who accepts this job will be the second-most-hated person in America after President Trump.

The problem is that Bolton is on record as being against the concept of Special Prosecutors. Also, there are some people, like Mark Levin and Alan Dershowitz, who say what is needed is a Presidential Commission rather than a Special Prosecutor.

Either way, we need a man like Bolton to do the job, because without the rule of law, America will be no different than any of dozens of third-world countries.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bolton; deepstate; doj; fbi; fisa; fisaabuse; fisagate; trump
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Many good points in this article, but, this one gets to the heart of the whole mess so that the average American can grasp the need for a special prosecutor:

"In summary, the highest levels of the FBI and the Justice Department were working with the DNC and the Hillary campaign to dig up dirt on Trump in order to destroy his candidacy and later, his presidency." BAM!!

Maybe not Mr. Bolton, but, someone of unquestioned character and integrity needs to look into what we now know and prosecute those who broke the law.

I can only hope that the idea proposed by the author is causing a lot of folks to lay awake at night wondering when the "knock" will come on their door.

1 posted on 02/16/2018 11:01:19 PM PST by lowbuck
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To: lowbuck

Joe DiGenova.


2 posted on 02/16/2018 11:05:14 PM PST by chris37 (Take a week off racist >;-)
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To: lowbuck

I know this sounds strange but Allen Dershowits might not be a bad pick.


3 posted on 02/16/2018 11:05:47 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Wisdom and education are different things. Don't confuse them.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

Better than the Republican insiders previously mentioned here who at the end of the day are not friends of Trump.


4 posted on 02/16/2018 11:07:29 PM PST by Spiridon
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To: lowbuck

Greg Jarrett.


5 posted on 02/16/2018 11:13:43 PM PST by Post5203 (None dare call it treason...I do. Prepared to fight...prepared to die.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin; chris37
When posting this article ny thoughts also turned to Mr. Joe DiGenova.

But, Allen Dershowits, or someone similar, might be the better choice. First the Democrats and MSM praise this “bipartisan, nonpolitical” choice and praise them to high heaven.

Then when “Mr. Straight Shooter” drops the goods on the bad guys (most from the camp mentioned before) they have no place to go. Similar to what has been happening with Mr. R leading the DOJ and Mr. M being the SC.

6 posted on 02/16/2018 11:18:11 PM PST by lowbuck (The Blue Card (US Passport) Don't leave home without it.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

I know this sounds strange but Allen Dershowits might not be a bad pick.

I agree, but the potential problem is that Alan Dershowitz is 79 years old. Not sure he's got the energy necessary (or the time left) to do the job thoroughly.

7 posted on 02/16/2018 11:23:11 PM PST by BlessedBeGod (To restore all things in Christ~~Appeasing evil is cowardice~~Francis is temporary. Hell is forever.)
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Not only no, but HELL NO.
Dershosh!tz is a POS leftist. Leftists go into law to pervert it. Plus he’s a hillary voter and defender. He wouldn’t bring anyone to justice especially demoncrats.

Joe DiGenova would be my first pick


8 posted on 02/16/2018 11:24:29 PM PST by Electric Graffiti (Obama voters killed America...Treat them accordingly.)
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"In summary, the highest levels of the FBI and the Justice Department were working with the DNC and the Hillary campaign to dig up dirt on Trump in order to destroy his candidacy and later, his presidency."

Repeat it far and wide. Every American, Dem, Republican or Indie need to Know this fact and appreciate the consequences of what really happened. . . An attempted coup at the highest levels of our Republic!

Bolton, diGenova or Jarrett, all good, Or all three working together. Rudy? Either way, we'll need a pitbull to be a Special Prosecutor.

9 posted on 02/16/2018 11:25:49 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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Greg Jarrett, John Bolton and let’s coax Rudy G out of retirement. 3 Special Prosecutors looking at all of the crimes of the Clintons, Obama, Obama administration.....


10 posted on 02/16/2018 11:26:39 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Electric Graffiti

Joe DiGenova would be my first pick too.


11 posted on 02/16/2018 11:29:13 PM PST by Gator113 ( ~~Trump 2020~~)
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To: chris37

“Joe DiGenova.”

My first choice too! I like John Bolton, but he has no real experience as a prosecutor and he’s got too much “Boosh Experience” under his belt. The other guy I like is Tom Fitton from Judicial Watch, who is also definitely an outsider.


12 posted on 02/16/2018 11:32:56 PM PST by vette6387
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To: vette6387; LS; Liz; Art in Idaho
“Joe DiGenova.”

My first choice too! I like John Bolton, but he has no real experience as a prosecutor and he’s got too much “Boosh Experience” under his belt. The other guy I like is Tom Fitton from Judicial Watch, who is also definitely an outsider.

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I'll take Fitton too.

13 posted on 02/16/2018 11:37:54 PM PST by a little elbow grease (Zip ties and duct tape are far more productive than pussy hats and #metoo tweets)
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To: Post5203
Greg Jarrett.

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..... a good choice too.

14 posted on 02/16/2018 11:39:55 PM PST by a little elbow grease (Zip ties and duct tape are far more productive than pussy hats and #metoo tweets)
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To: Art in Idaho
Bolton, diGenova or Jarrett, all good, Or all three working together. Rudy? Either way, we'll need a pitbull to be a Special Prosecutor.

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........ sounds good.

Victoria can also help Joe.

15 posted on 02/16/2018 11:42:10 PM PST by a little elbow grease (Zip ties and duct tape are far more productive than pussy hats and #metoo tweets)
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To: lowbuck

Lots of good names on this thread; none of them would be bad!


16 posted on 02/16/2018 11:43:30 PM PST by GnuThere
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To: Art in Idaho

“An attempted coup at the highest levels of our Republic!”

The conspiracy and corruption is so massive that we really need military tribunals at this point in the game.


17 posted on 02/16/2018 11:44:42 PM PST by Electric Graffiti (Obama voters killed America...Treat them accordingly.)
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To: lowbuck

Janeane Pirro (spelling?)


18 posted on 02/16/2018 11:48:46 PM PST by Angels27
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To: chris37

DiGenova would be a truly inspired choice. Somehow, he’s managed to avoid turning into a Swamp Creature. Maybe it’s his wife’s good influence.

The decision to let Rosenstein lead the investigation is very disturbing, I don’t get what the President is thinking.


19 posted on 02/17/2018 12:45:28 AM PST by jazminerose (Adorable Deplorable)
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To: SaveFerris

Ahhh, Greg Jarrett! Great pick!


20 posted on 02/17/2018 12:46:23 AM PST by jazminerose (Adorable Deplorable)
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