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  • Thanks for nothing, John Durham

    10/02/2022 5:19:40 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1 Oct 2022 | Peter McArdle
    Raise your hands, anyone who thought special counsel John Durham's probe into the outrageous treatment of President Trump by the Obama FBI, DOJ, CIA, and State Department was ever going to amount to anything. Anyone? No one? Me neither. As Durham's investigative "work" finally wraps up, it's embarrassingly obvious he's just another swamp creature with a nice suit, a bad goatee, and no spine. A stroll back in time to May 2019, makes Durham's ensuing abdication of duty abundantly clear. Back then, Fox News's Brooke Singman described Durham as "aggressive, tireless, and fair." Three years later, we can see that...
  • Durham Prosecutes FBI Informants, While Protecting Their Handlers

    09/29/2022 1:10:02 PM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 9/29/2022 | paul sperry
    Since being named special counsel in October 2020, John Durham has investigated or indicted several unscrupulous anti-Trump informants. But he has spared the FBI agents who handled them, raising suspicions he's letting investigators off the hook in his waning investigation of misconduct in the Russiagate probe. In recent court filings, Durham has portrayed the G-men as naive recipients of bad information, tricked into opening improper investigations targeting Donald Trump and obtaining invalid warrants to spy on one of his advisers. But as the cases against the informants have gone to trial, defense lawyers have revealed evidence that cuts against that...
  • Special Counsel Durham’s Protect-The-Establishment Approach Is Destroying The Country

    09/27/2022 9:05:55 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 17 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 9-25-22 | Margot Cleveland
    Special Counsel John Durham continues to ignore the FBI’s malfeasance in the Crossfire Hurricane targeting of Donald Trump, a Friday court filing by prosecutors in the criminal case against Igor Danchenko confirms. While that approach may have been prudent and in the country’s best interests three and a half years ago, when then-Attorney General Bill Barr tasked Durham to investigate the origins of the Russia collusion hoax, it is no longer judicious. The special counsel’s failure to appreciate this reality threatens the government’s case against Danchenko, but more significantly has spurred the Biden administration, the D.C. deep state, and partisan...
  • Special Counsel Durham’s Protect-The- Establishment Approach Is Destroying The Country

    09/26/2022 9:13:27 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | SEPTEMBER 26, 2022 | Margot Cleveland
    What was judicious a few years ago is foolhardy today because the left has learned there are no consequences when they abuse the system to attack conservatives. ... Special Counsel John Durham continues to ignore the FBI’s malfeasance in the Crossfire Hurricane targeting of Donald Trump, a Friday court filing by prosecutors in the criminal case against Igor Danchenko confirms. While that approach may have been prudent and in the country’s best interests three and a half years ago, when then-Attorney General Bill Barr tasked Durham to investigate the origins of the Russia collusion hoax, it is no longer judicious....
  • FBI Put Key Dossier Source on Payroll in Apparent Effort to Conceal Dossier Fabrications

    09/18/2022 6:45:27 AM PDT · by libstripper · 17 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | Sept. 14, 2022 | Hans Mahncke
    Special counsel John Durham filed a pre-trial motion in limine on Sept. 13 in his false statements case against Igor Danchenko, the primary sub-source of Christopher Steele’s dossier on Donald Trump. Danchenko, who is charged with five counts of lying to the FBI about his sources for the dossier, had earlier filed a motion to dismiss the charges against him. * * * Perhaps the most stunning disclosure is that Danchenko was given confidential human source (CHS) status by the FBI in March 2017. Notably, this was after Danchenko had disowned the Steele dossier in a January 2017 FBI interview,...
  • Durham wants to use FBI instant messages from analyst embroiled in Hunter Biden saga

    09/16/2022 7:36:16 PM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09/16/2022 | Jerry Dunleavy
    John Durham wants to use internal instant messages from an FBI analyst embroiled in the Hunter Biden saga in his trial against Christopher Steele’s main dossier source, Igor Danchenko. Danchenko, a Russian-born, U.S.-based lawyer, was charged by Durham last year with five counts tied to alleged lies he told the bureau about the Trump dossier, and he has pleaded not guilty. His lawyers revealed Thursday some of what Durham plans to use in the October trial, including Microsoft Lync chats from a bureau analyst who interviewed the Russian national in 2017 and went on to get mixed up in the...
  • Former FBI Investigator Under Scrutiny for Ties to Russian Oligarch

    09/15/2022 7:59:02 AM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 30 replies
    The Crime Report ^ | September 15, 2022 | TCR Staff
    Charles McGonigal, the former head of counterintelligence at the FBI field office in New York City who was involved in the investigation into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia during the 2016 election, has fallen under the scrutiny of a grand jury convened by U.S. attorneys late last year for his own ties with Russia and other foreign governments, reports Insider. The grand jury is reportedly investigating McGonigal’s business dealings with a top aide to Oleg Deripaska, the billionaire Russian oligarch who was at the center of allegations that Russia colluded with the Trump campaign, according to a recently obtained...
  • Devin Nunes of Trump Media & Technology says that the FBI and DOJ have been obstructing probes

    09/15/2022 6:01:50 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 5 replies
    Nunes said he doesn't trust the FBI, especially with the current leadership of Christopher Wray. Executive Officer of Trump Media & Technology Devin Nunes says that the FBI has evidently been obstructing investigations based on the recent bombshell that dropped from the Durham investigation.
  • Exclusive Doc Indicates Special Counsel Failing To Bring Collusion Hoaxers To Justice

    09/15/2022 7:43:34 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    Federalist ^ | SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 | BY: MARGOT CLEVELAND
    John Durham’s team has known of these discrepancies for years but has failed to hold responsible those who used the CIA to target a political opponent with false smears. Awhitepaper obtained first by The Federalist suggests Special Counsel John Durham botched the investigation of a second Russia collusion hoax, the one concerning Yota cellphones. In a scandal linked to the Spygate operation, Hillary Clinton cronies peddled to the CIA fake evidence they claimed established Donald Trump and his associates were using the Russian-made Yota cellphones in the vicinity of the White House and other key locations. The news of this...
  • The FBI Paid For Russian Disinformation To Frame Trump—And 7 Other Takeaways From Durham’s Latest Court Filing

    09/14/2022 8:25:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    Federalist ^ | BY: MARGOT CLEVELAND SEPTEMBER 14, 2022
    Our federal government paid for Russian disinformation to frame the president of the United States for colluding with Russia. ============================================================ The FBI put a contributor to the Hillary Clinton campaign’s Donald Trump smear dossier on FBI payroll as a confidential human source after investigating Igor Danchenko for allegedly spying for the Russian government, revealed Special Counsel John Durham in a court filing unsealed by a Virginia federal court yesterday. The filing contains this bombshell and seven other significant details about the Democrat-led plot to use U.S. intelligence agencies to deny Americans the results of their choice for president in 2016....
  • Durham Inquiry Appears to Wind Down as Grand Jury Expires

    09/14/2022 6:34:18 AM PDT · by devane617 · 44 replies
    yahoo ^ | 09/14/2022
    When John Durham was assigned by the Justice Department in 2019 to examine the origins of the investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, President Donald Trump and his supporters expressed a belief that the inquiry would prove that a “deep state” conspiracy including top Obama-era officials had worked to sabotage him. Now Durham appears to be winding down his three-year inquiry without anything close to the results Trump was seeking. The grand jury that Durham has recently used to hear evidence has expired, and while he could convene another, there are currently no plans to do so,...
  • Durham: Danchenko was also a paid FBI informant

    09/14/2022 3:36:29 AM PDT · by rx · 26 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9/13/2022 | Jonathan Turley
    Special Counsel John Durham just disclosed (in a court filing) that Igor Danchenko not only worked with Christopher Steele to develop the Russian collusion claims for the Clinton campaign but he later was a paid informant for the FBI.
  • These US Cities Are Seeing Largest Increase In Rent Prices

    09/13/2022 8:51:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 09/13/2022 | Mary Prenon
    While New York, California, and Boston continue to be the most expensive rental markets in the country, some unexpected locales have actually experienced the largest increases in one-bedroom apartment prices year-over-year.Greensboro, North Carolina, sits atop the list with rent increases of 74.2 percent, followed by Newport News, Virginia, at 60.7 percent, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, at 59.8 percent, according to Rent.com’s August report. Jon Leckie, a researcher with Rent.com, told The Epoch Times that such increases aren’t unusual, given the amount of people who have been flocking to these areas.“We’re seeing a pattern where the markets around the larger metro areas...
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    09/13/2022 9:58:32 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 22 replies
    Truth Social ^ | Sep 13, 2022, 23:16 | Donald J. Trump
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  • New Durham bombshell: FBI paid Russian accused of lying as a confidential informant against Trump

    09/13/2022 8:25:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 35 replies
    JustTheNews ^ | September 13, 2022 | John Solomon
    In a bombshell revelation, Special Prosecutor John Durham revealed Tuesday in court filings that the FBI paid a Russian businessman as a confidential human source in the investigation of Donald Trump's 2016 campaign even though it had prior concerns that businessman was tied to Moscow's intelligence services. Durham persuaded the federal judge in the upcoming trial of Igor Danchenko to unseal a motion revealing that Danchenko, the primary source of the now-discredited Steele dossier, was paid by the FBI as a confidential human source for more than three years until the fall of 2020 when he was terminated for lying...
  • Russiagate: Special Counsel Durham's Motion to Unseal Steele 'Primary Source' Evidence is Granted

    09/13/2022 8:15:22 PM PDT · by bitt · 12 replies
    thekylebecker.substack.com ^ | 9/13/2022 | kyle becker
    "[O]ne of the biggest revelations in the motion is that Danchenko himself was a confidential paid human informant!" Special Counsel John Durham's request to unseal a motion in limine pertaining to the trial of Igor Danchenko, who has been identifed as the "primary source" behind ex-British spy Christopher Steele's dossier, has been granted. A motion in limine is a "pretrial motion asking that certain evidence be found inadmissible, and that it not be referred to or offered at trial," according to Cornell's Legal Information Institute. The Special Counsel's motion to include the evidence against Danchenko reveals that the FBI was...
  • Special Counsel Must Choose: Risk A Russia Hoaxer’s Second Acquittal Or Expose More Deep-State Dirt

    09/08/2022 9:22:38 PM PDT · by bitt · 17 replies
    thefederalist ^ | 9/7/2022 | margot cleveland
    Will John Durham highlight the complicity of the deep state in the Russia-collusion hoax? If not, it might cost him. Crossfire Hurricane agents never intended to drop their investigation of Donald Trump, and therefore any lies he told the FBI did not affect their decision-making, Igor Danchenko argued in a motion filed on Friday seeking dismissal of the criminal charges pending against him in a Virginia federal court. With the trial set to start next month, Special Counsel John Durham must now decide whether to acknowledge the deep state’s complicity or risk a second acquittal. Durham charged Danchenko last year...
  • More on the Mar-a-Lago Raid: Russiagate binder has unreleased messages between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page: Report

    08/21/2022 9:43:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 08/21/2022 | Daniel Chaitin, Deputy News Editor
    A cache of Russiagate documents President Donald Trump wanted released during his final days in office contained information about a pair of former leading FBI officials infamous for their private exchanges disparaging Trump, according to a new report.Never-before-seen text messages between ex-FBI special agent Peter Strzok and former FBI lawyer Lisa Page, as well as unreleased information about the FBI's investigative steps, were part of this binder of Crossfire Hurricane investigation materials, the New York Times reported on Saturday.White House chief of staff Mark Meadows had a plan to give the binder to at least one conservative journalist, but he...
  • Alarming Details Emerge About The Unit In Charge Of The Mar-A-Lago Raid

    08/19/2022 8:19:31 PM PDT · by MikeSteelBe · 72 replies
    MSN ^ | 8/19/2022 | Melissa Willets
    he FBI unit at the center of the raid at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate has been the subject of much scrutiny over the past several days. In fact, CBS News reported that law enforcement officials are being warned of an increased threat of violence due to such strong opinions about what went down at the residence of the former POTUS. Meanwhile, since the raid, many people have spoken out that the search was unwarranted — despite a court-ordered search warrant having been issued. A new poll also revealed some interesting statistics about how Americans are feeling about the raid. Trump...
  • Paul Sperry may have something on FBIgate hoax

    08/12/2022 9:32:25 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 43 replies
    GETTR ^ | 08/12/2022 | Paul Sperry
    DEVELOPING: Sources say the FBI agents and officials who were involved in the raid on former President Trump's home work in the same Counterintelligence Division of the FBI that investigated Trump in the Russiagate hoax and are actively under criminal investigation by Special Counsel John Durham for potentially abusing their power investigating Trump in the Russian fraud and therefore have a potential conflict of interest and should have been RECUSED from participating in this supposed "espionage" investigation at Mar-a-Lago.