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  • The FBI documents that put Barack Obama in the ‘Obamagate’ narrative

    05/26/2020 6:54:18 PM PDT · by bitt · 7 replies
    justthenews.com ^ | 5/26/2020 | john Solomon
    Agents fretted sharing Flynn intel with departing Obama White House would become fodder for ‘partisan axes to grind.’ Just 17 days before President Trump took office in January 2017, then-FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok texted bureau lawyer Lisa Page, his mistress, to express concern about sharing sensitive Russia probe evidence with the departing Obama White House. Strzok had just engaged in a conversation with his boss, then-FBI Assistant Director William Priestap, about evidence from the investigation of incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, codenamed Crossfire Razor, or “CR” for short. The evidence in question were so-called "tech cuts" from intercepted...
  • Proof Obama Conspired With Putin- Open Mike Video Tape from 2012 Election - Have We All Forgotten?

    06/28/2017 7:54:25 PM PDT · by Strac6 · 31 replies
    Have we all forgotten when Obama was caught on an open mike telling the #2 Russian leader, Medeyev, that he (Obama) would work with Putin to reduce European capabilities to defend themselves against Russian IRBM and ICBM attacks? Medeyev then promises Obama that "I will tell Vladimir" (Putin), then claps Obama on arm and promises him "I will stand with you." These are not claims! This is videotape from less than 5 years ago!!!
  • Ex-F.B.I. Official Is Said to Undercut Justice Dept. Effort to Drop Flynn Case

    05/14/2020 4:34:51 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 23 replies
    NYT ^ | May 13, 2020 | Adam Goldman and Katie Benner
    WASHINGTON — A key former F.B.I. official cast doubt on the Justice Department’s case for dropping a criminal charge against President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn during an interview with investigators last week, according to people familiar with the investigation. Department officials reviewing the Flynn case interviewed Bill Priestap, the former head of F.B.I. counterintelligence, two days before making their extraordinary request to drop the case to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. They did not tell Judge Sullivan about Mr. Priestap’s interview. A Justice Department official said that they were in the process of writing up a report...
  • FBI's Man in Europe Undercut Ohr's Claim of Limited Russiagate Role

    05/12/2020 8:47:42 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 16 replies
    realclearinvestigations ^ | May 12, 2020 | Eric Felten
    An FBI agent's newly released testimony undercuts top Justice Department official Bruce Ohr's denial of a conflict of interest between his Trump-Russia efforts and his wife’s work for Fusion GPS, producer of the discredited Steele dossier. The agent, Michael Gaeta, told congressional probers that Ohr had pressed him to make sure the FBI was “doing something” with the dossier. According to Gaeta, Ohr pushed Steele's collection of memos alleging nefarious ties between the Trump campaign and Russia in part because Ohr’s wife Nellie worked for the same company that had hired ex-British spy Christopher Steele. Gaeta's testimony was released last...
  • Why the Justice Department Kept This Mueller Scope Memo a Secret

    05/09/2020 6:23:38 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 24 replies
    amgreatness.com ^ | May 8, 2020 | Adam Mill
    Now that the Justice Department belatedly has admitted that the entire investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was a sham, it is time to turn to the bigger picture.On August 2, 2017, acting attorney general (for all matters involving the Trump-Russia collusion hoax) Rod Rosenstein signed a memorandum expanding the jurisdiction of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. Almost a year after Mueller released his report, the expanded jurisdiction memorandum remained a secret until Wednesday. A third jurisdiction memorandum remains secret.It is unclear why the Department of Justice says it kept this memo secret until now or why it...
  • New Red Flags Emerging From FBI's Handling of Michael Flynn's Case

    05/08/2020 9:04:39 AM PDT · by PhxRising · 42 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | 5/8/2020 | Mark Hemingway
    The Justice Department’s closing of its criminal case against President Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Thursday came as new red flags emerged from recently released documents revealing the FBI’s handling of the matter. Former FBI agents and federal prosecutors tell RealClearInvestigations that the documents show suspiciously irregular handling and editing of Flynn’s FD-302 form, the official document used to record what happens in FBI interviews. That form served as a key record used to charge Flynn with lying to federal agents. He pleaded guilty to that charge in December 2017 but had been trying to withdraw the...
  • Michael Flynn was railroaded by Comey's FBI

    05/04/2020 7:56:28 PM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 04, 2020 | James A. Gagliano
    The time has come to cease affording the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane team generous benefit of the doubt. A steady stream of unflattering revelations, beginning with a report by the Justice Department's inspector general into egregious FISA abuses last December, has relentlessly pounded the reputation of my former agency. Now, further irrefutable proof emerges that a small cabal of FBI headquarters decision-makers was hellbent on undoing a presidency. ... one thing is clear. Michael Flynn got railroaded. ... FBI notes illustrate a concerted effort by former FBI Director James Comey's team to set Flynn up. ... clearly initialed by then-FBI Assistant...
  • FBI-DOJ Conspiracy Against Flynn Unravels-Newly released FBI documents finally lift veil

    05/04/2020 7:11:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 38 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 1, 2020 | Joseph Klein
    The chilling words contained in the newly released handwritten notes of William Priestap, the assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Division at the time of the FBI's January 24, 2017 interview with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, confirm the worst suspicions of Flynn’s defense team. Flynn’s lead defense attorney Sidney Powell believes with good reason that the retired three-star general was set up for a perjury trap by senior officials at the FBI. The handwritten notes and other released FBI documents provide her with more ammunition for the defense team’s motion to dismiss the case against Flynn. The motion...
  • Your Guide To The Obama Administration’s Hit On Michael Flynn

    05/04/2020 5:39:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 4, 2020 | Margot Cleveland
    New documents in the Michael Flynn case cemented that a small cadre of high-level FBI agents set a perjury trap for President TrumpÂ’s then-national security advisor. The unsealing last week of a series of documents in the Michael Flynn criminal case cemented the reality that a small cadre of high-level FBI agents set a perjury trap for President TrumpÂ’s then-national security advisor. Beyond exposing the depth of this despicable personal and political hit job on a 30-year military veteran, the newly discovered documents hold great legal significance. HereÂ’s your legal primer.The Russiagate special counselÂ’s office charged Flynn with violating 18...
  • Flynn bombshell puts renewed attention on Durham probe, source says Barr talking to him ‘every day’

    05/01/2020 9:54:13 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 1, 2020 | Brooke Singman
    EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Attorney for Connecticut John Durham has reviewed the bombshell files released earlier this week showing FBI officials discussed whether they wanted to interview Michael Flynn in order to “get him to lie,” sources familiar with his investigation told Fox News, as the document drop renews attention on his probe of the law enforcement community's Russia case. Sources even said charges could be justified against officials, and that those reviewing the Justice Department and the FBI's actions are building a "serious case." Durham and Attorney General Bill Barr are said to be speaking regularly. “Durham has seen all of...
  • Who is Bill Priestap, ex-FBI official who wrote Flynn interview notes?

    04/30/2020 11:13:32 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 30 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    Newly unsealed FBI notes that discussed motivations behind interviewing then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn in the White House in January 2017 were written by the FBI's former head of counterintelligence Bill Priestap, Fox News is told. This is not the first time that Priestap’s name has come up in connection with high-profile matters. When Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his report on the origins of the Russia investigation, he revealed that it was Priestap who made the ultimate decision to launch the probe, which was known within the FBI as “Crossfire Hurricane.” Flynn’s case, based on charges that...
  • IT WAS PRIESTAP! Former Assistant Director of FBI Counterintelligence Wrote the Notes on Framing General Michael Flynn! (VIDEO)

    04/30/2020 10:25:37 AM PDT · by bitt · 42 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 4/29/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Bill Priestap was the assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Division until 2018 The DOJ on Wednesday produced more previously hidden documents to General Michael Flynn’s attorney Sidney Powell. Unsealed FBI notes reveal the intent of the FBI’s January 24, 2017, White House interview of General Flynn: “What is our goal? Truth/Admission or to get him to lie, so we can prosecute [Flynn] or get him fired?” The FBI framed General Flynn! Here’s how they planned to get Flynn removed: 1) Get Flynn “to admit to breaking the Logan Act”; or 2) Catch Flynn in a lie. On Wednesday night...
  • Obama White House lawyers fight Carter Page’s DNC lawsuit by defending 'gist' of Steele dossier

    03/19/2020 8:46:08 PM PDT · by bitt · 10 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 3/19/2020 | Jerry Dunleavy
    The Democratic National Committee’s legal team, bolstered by Obama White House lawyers, moved to dismiss a lawsuit from onetime Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, arguing the "gist" of British ex-spy Christopher Steele's controversial dossier was true. In January, Page filed a lawsuit against the DNC, powerhouse law firm Perkins Coie, and its lawyers Marc Elias and Michael Sussmann, alleging they maliciously engaged in a defamatory conspiracy in 2016 that cast false light on his character and interfered with his ability to make a living. “The Defendants are private actors who used false information, misrepresentations, and other misconduct to direct the...
  • VIDEO: FBI Director Wray Reveals Why He Must Be FIRED Immediately

    02/14/2020 9:06:57 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 14,2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO During a recent House Judiciary Hearing on FBI Oversight, FBI Director Christopher Wray, in his first Congressional appearance since the release of the Horowitz Report in December, proved himself to be just a slick dodgeball coverup artist seeking to avoid getting to the root of the corruption in his agency in the wake of revelations of the biggest scandals in its history. Wray's standard answers sound like pre-programmed ways to avoid addressing the corruption answers as you can see in his standard replies of "I find it unacceptable," or "I refer to the IG report," or "I can't...
  • Word On The Street Is There May Be Major Deep State Arrests This Week

    02/09/2020 8:40:13 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 175 replies
    GP ^ | FebRUARY 9, 2020 — | Joe Hoft
    The word on the street from some qualified sources is that former Deep State crooked cops are going to be arrested this week. But another source, the same one who first outed Ciaramella as the whistleblower, Greg Rubini on Twitter, is saying Dirty cops Peter Strzok and Andrew McCabe will both be arrested this week, maybe even Monday or Tuesday:
  • Santilli: BREAKING: FBI COUP PLOTTERS MCCABE & STRZOK MAY BE ARRESTED AS EARLY AS MON/TUES

    02/09/2020 5:51:50 PM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 153 replies
    Whatfinger.com ^ | Pete Santilli, Greg Robin
    Go to about the 2:23:14 mark on the video....
  • Romney Bashed as 'Total Loser' After Secret Twitter Account Is Discovered

    10/21/2019 8:25:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 65 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/21/2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Republican Sen. Mitt Romney confirmed he has a secret Twitter account, which was opened in 2011, shortly after he announced he was running for president. The senator discussed the account in an interview with The Atlantic but did not reveal what his name was at the time. After the interview, however, Slate was able to determine it was the locked account of Pierre Delecto, with the handle @qaws9876.
  • Romney confirms he's behind anonymous 'Pierre Delecto' Twitter account

    10/21/2019 5:25:05 AM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 96 replies
    NBC News ^ | Oct. 21, 2019, | Allan Smith
    Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, confirmed late Sunday that he is behind an anonymous Twitter account under the pseudonym "Pierre Delecto" that he's used to be a "lurker" on social media for most of the past decade.
  • ‘Romney appears to have used secret Twitter account to stick up for himself against critics. Loser’

    10/20/2019 11:43:40 PM PDT · by rintintin · 45 replies
    Ryan Saavedra twitter ^ | Oct 20 2019 | Ryan Saavedra
    Ryan Saavedra @RealSaavedra Mitt Romney appears to have used a secret Twitter account to stick up for himself against those who were criticizing him What a total loser Used the name “Pierre Delecto” see article: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/mitt-romney-has-a-secret-twitter-account-and-it-sure-looks-like-its-this-one.amp?__twitter_impression=true
  • 'C'est moi': Romney confirms his Twitter alter ego Pierre Delecto

    10/20/2019 7:31:26 PM PDT · by bitt · 56 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 10/20/2019 | carlin becker
    Sen. Mitt Romney confirmed that he runs an alter ego Twitter account under the alias Pierre Delecto. A profile on the Utah Republican published by The Atlantic on Sunday revealed that Romney operates a separate account to monitor political news and commentary but didn't expose his handle. “I won’t give you the name of it,” he told the outlet, but "I’m following 668 people.” A reporter for Slate later uncovered what she believed to be Romney's account under the handle @qaws9876 and the name Pierre Delecto. The author of the Atlantic piece then asked the senator if it was indeed...