Skip to comments.‘October Surprise’: New details emerge about FBI delay on Weiner laptop in 2016
Posted on 09/19/2020 6:19:04 PM PDT by Magnatron
New details have emerged about 2016s "October Surprise," during which the FBI found emails belonging to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on disgraced New York Rep. Anthony Weiners laptop, with the FBI official who found the emails speaking out for the first time.
FBI agent John Robertson, who worked in its New York offices child sex crimes unit and was later cited (though not named) in Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitzs 2018 report on the handling of the investigation of Clinton's unauthorized private email server, spoke with the Washington Posts Devin Barrett for his upcoming book, October Surprise: How the FBI Tried to Save Itself and Crashed an Election. Robertson unearthed tens of thousands of Clinton emails in late September 2016 on the laptop belonging to Weiner, the husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, in a sex crimes case involving underage girls, but for weeks after being alerted, top FBI leaders (including fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, fired FBI agent Peter Strzok, and former FBI counterintelligence chief Bill Priestap) took little to no action to investigate.
The crickets I was hearing was really making me uncomfortable because something was going to come down, Robertson said he later told Justice Department investigators. Why isnt anybody here? Like if Im the supervisor of any [counterintelligence] squad
and I hear about this, Im getting on with headquarters and saying, 'Hey, some agent working child porn here may have [Hillary Clinton] emails. Get your ass on the phone, call [the case agent], and get a copy of that drive, because thats how it should be. And that nobody reached out to me within, like, that night, I still to this day dont understand what the hell went wrong.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
This is like, you know, like...
The FBI is rotten from the head down.
Among them, frazzledrip.
I’m pretty sure that 9 of the 12 cops that saw the contents of that PC committing “suicide” also. No joke!
who told him, having seen the videos of child rape
child murder and child eating that if he spoke up,
he would ARKANCIDED????
this is not just 950 FIB files, is it?
it is SEDITION and TREASON and WORSE.
But Sean Hannity says 98% of the FBI agents are good, honest, decent agents.
This stuff should be all over the media, 24/7 until justice is done.
October Surprise 4 years too late.
ObamaGate = 4 years too late
Not saying investigations should stop. Not saying neither is serious.
The American people are not informed enough to connect Joe Biden to the Weiner or Obamagate and 40 days is just not enough to waste giving them the lesson.
NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW?
Add that to 2016's: "If that %!$*$@#* wins the election, we're all going to hang!"
Nothing to see here, move along......😑
If Wray is involved it’s a non starter.
Reminds me of Pelosi arrogantly and disingenuously acting like she believed that to hurt President Trump. After toasting the guilty Hillary getting off again and again.
Now I have to settle down my anger again to try to go to sleep tonight. I hate the Dems. I hate the Dems....
Durham and Barr have until the week BEFORE Nov.3rd. After that the word "justice" will be classed under "Archaic. Definition in doubt." Forgotten along with whaling and cowboy terms no one uses today.
Guess folks have forgot the truckloads of FBI files the Clintons stole when leaving Washington DC..Those were insurance polices or preventive get out of jail cards if you will...Hillary or Bill will NEVER see the inside of a jail.
“October Surprise” is NOT a book about the FBI subverting Trump but a piece of propaganda trying to claim that the FBI subverted Hillary!
the sole purpose of this book is to try to exonerate the FBIs spying on trumps campaign and subsequent treasonous attempt to overthrow the trump administration by trying to spin the narrative 180 degrees into the FBI tried to keep Hillary from being elected ...
heres the blurb on amazon:
In September 2016, Hillary Clinton was the presumptive next president of the US. She had a blue wall of states leaning her way in the Midwest, and was ahead in North Carolina and Florida, with a better than even shot at taking normally Republican Arizona. The US was about to get its first woman president. Yet within two months everything was lost. An already tightening race saw one seismic correction: it came in October when the FBI launched an investigation into the Clinton staffs use of a private server for their emails. Clinton fell 3-4 percent in the polls instantly, and her campaign never had time to rebut the investigation or rebuild her momentum so close to election day. The FBI cost her the race.
October Surprise is a pulsating narrative of an agency seized with righteous certainty that waded into the most important political moment in the life of the nation, and has no idea how to back out with dignity. So it doggedly stands its ground, compounding its error. In a momentous display of self-preservation, James Comey, Andrew McCabe, and key Justice Department officials decide to protect their own reputations rather than save the democratic process. Once they make that determination, the race is lost for Clinton, who is helpless in front of their accusation even though she has not intended to commit, let alone actually committed, any crime.
A dark true-life thriller with historic consequences set at the most crucial moment in the electoral calendar, October Surprise is a warning, a morality tale and a political and personal tragedy.
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