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  • Court Testimony Shows Spygate Conspirators Deceived The FBI Using Same Strategy Twice

    05/26/2022 4:04:13 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | 5/26/2022 | MARGOT CLEVELAND
    Tech executive Rodney Joffe fed the Alfa Bank hoax to the FBI via two distinct routes, testimony from yesterday’s proceedings in the Michael Sussmann criminal case indicates. This apparent circular reporting further cements Special Counsel John Durham’s Section 1001 false statement case against Sussmann by highlighting the significance of Sussmann’s alleged lie to former FBI General Counsel James Baker. Sussmann, who is in the middle of week two of his trial in a D.C. federal court, was charged last fall in a one-count indictment with lying to Baker when he provided Baker two flash drives and several “white papers” purporting...
  • Russiagate investigator believes Durham cracked 'insurance policy' mystery (video)

    05/23/2022 6:11:19 AM PDT · by bitt · 32 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 5/22/2022 | daniel chaitin
    Kash Patel, a former top House Intelligence Committee aide, said he believes special counsel John Durham has figured out the "insurance policy" discussed by leading FBI officials in the heat of the 2016 presidential election. A text message sent by FBI agent Peter Strzok to then-FBI lawyer Lisa Page in August 2016 mentioning an "insurance policy" is integral to what Republican investigators have long suspected to be part of a so-called plot to undermine then-candidate Donald Trump — a view rejected by ex-top FBI brass involved in the matter. Strzok and Page, who were romantically linked, have filed separate lawsuits...
  • Here’s A Play-By-Play Of The Special Counsel Criminal Case Heading Into Week Two

    05/23/2022 7:26:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | March 23, 2022 | Margot Cleveland
    Today starts week two in United States v. Sussmann, Special Counsel John Durham’s false statement case against Michael Sussmann. Today starts week two in United States v. Sussmann, Special Counsel John Durham’s false statement case against Michael Sussmann. According to the grand jury indictment, Sussmann lied to former FBI General Counsel James Baker when he told Baker he was not acting on behalf of any client when he provided Baker with data supposedly establishing an Alfa Bank-Trump connection, when in fact Sussmann represented both the Hillary Clinton campaign and Rodney Joffe. After a brief interlude on Friday to accommodate the...
  • Is Hillary Clinton really about to get what's coming to her?

    05/22/2022 12:12:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 115 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | May 22, 2022 | Rajan Laad
    Hillary Clinton's former campaign manager, Robby Mook, made news when he told a court on Friday that Hillary personally signed off on sharing debunked allegations linking Donald Trump and the Kremlin-backed Alfa-Bank with the media in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. Mook was a witness at the trial of former Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann, who has been indicted by Justice Department special counsel John Durham on charges that he lied to the bureau's general counsel to hide his connection to the Clinton campaign. Mook testified that he and others at the Clinton campaign "weren't totally confident" regarding...
  • Reluctant Witness Devastates Defense Claims In Special Counsel Criminal Case

    05/20/2022 6:52:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | May 20, 2022 | Margot Cleveland
    James Baker’s testimony yesterday in United States v. Sussmann proved devasting to the former Clinton campaign attorney both in substance and in circumstance. Former FBI General Counsel James Baker felt responsible for dragging his friend Michael Sussmann “into a maelstrom,” yet remained “100 percent confident” that Sussmann had claimed, when providing Baker the Alfa Bank “intel,” that he was not there “on behalf of any particular client.” Baker’s testimony yesterday in United States v. Sussmann proved devasting to the former Hillary Clinton campaign attorney both in substance and in circumstance. The indictment charged Sussmann with violating Section 1001 of the...
  • Michael Sussmann Defense Contradicts Itself On Another Key Argument

    05/19/2022 9:56:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | May 19, 2022 | Margot Cleveland
    Rodney Joffe, the tech executive responsible for giving the Hillary Clinton campaign the data used to peddle the Alfa Bank hoax, served as a confidential human source for the FBI. Yet on at least one occasion, former Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann admits relaying a tip from Joffe to a high-level Department of Justice official. That Joffe used Sussmann, and not his handler, to feed supposed intel to the DOJ supports the special counsel’s false statement charge against Sussmann, but whether the jury will learn of this fact remains to be seen. Last fall, Special Counsel John Durham charged Sussmann...
  • Spygate Conspirators Start Selling Their Hoax To A Washington DC Jury, But The Facts Don’t Fit

    05/18/2022 8:02:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | May 18, 2022 | Margot Cleveland
    On Tuesday, trial in United States v. Sussmann began. Michael Sussmann’s theory of defense has major factual holes.The Hillary Clinton campaign did not want its attorney, Michael Sussmann, to share the Alfa Bank data with the FBI, jurors were told yesterday during the defense’s opening arguments in the special counsel’s criminal case against Sussmann. But the information known to date, as well as the modus operandi of the Spygate players throughout the years they peddled the Russia-collusion hoax, render this argument laughable. On Tuesday, trial in United States v. Sussmann began in earnest following a day of jury selection. At...
  • Day 1 of the Michael Sussmann Trial

    05/17/2022 8:10:20 PM PDT · by bitt · 22 replies
    technofog.substack.com ^ | 5/17/2022 | technofog
    It started with disclosure by Special Counsel DeFilippis informing the Court that government witness Dr. Manos Antonakakis (identified as Researcher-1 in the Sussmann indictment) “has decided to invoke his Fifth Amendment right.” He would not be called to the stand. More background on Manos here. From there it was time for opening statements. Special Counsel Brittain Shaw made clear that this case is “about privilege: the privilege of a well-connected D.C. lawyer with access to the highest levels of the FBI; the privilege of a lawyer who thought that he could lie to the FBI without consequences.” Using that privilege,...
  • John Solomon Reveals Who He Thinks John Durham Will Go After Next

    05/17/2022 8:42:46 AM PDT · by bitt · 48 replies
    truthpress ^ | 5/17/2022 | truthpress
    Just The News founder John Solomon believes that Special Counsel John Durham is preparing to go after the FBI. During an interview on Fox News, Solomon and host Maria Bartiromo spoke about the special counsel’s investigation into the Trump-Russia witch hunt and what Durham’s next move might be. Russian-born analyst Igor Danchenko — key source for the unverified Steele dossier that alleged ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia — was arrested by federal agents last year as part of the Durham investigation. Solomon explained that he believes Durham is dealing with “two buckets.” In one “bucket,” there are the...
  • It's Show Time for John Durham

    05/16/2022 8:49:22 AM PDT · by bitt · 13 replies
    PJMEDIA ^ | 5/16/2022 | VICTORIA TAFT
    The highest-profile case brought so far by John Durham, the Special Counsel tasked with pinpointing the origin of the plot to frame Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, as a Russian spy and traitor to America, starts Monday in a D.C. courtroom. Durham’s case combines all the worst elements of media frenzy — Rachel Maddow’s fainting couch moments, “Trump Stole the Election” fake headlines, and packing peanut-weight Pulitzer Prizes — in a melodrama embodied in the person of Michael Sussmann, Hillary Clinton’s attorney and the man who represented the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 election cycle. Durham is trying Sussmann...
  • This Week’s Spygate Trial Is Bad News For Hillary Clinton

    05/16/2022 6:11:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | May 16, 2022 | Margot Cleveland
    Despite machinations attempting to hide the full truth of how Spygate conspiracies to entrap Donald Trump were spun, lots will come out into the open.Subpoenaed Fusion GPS employee Laura Seago is likely to stay mum during questioning at the criminal trial of Michael Sussmann that starts this week. Her silence will be yet further evidence that the Hillary Clinton campaign financed and seeded the Russia collusion hoax to both the press and U.S. intelligence agencies. Jury selection is scheduled to begin this morning in a D.C. federal court in the criminal case against former Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann. While...
  • One lie that hides an enormous conspiracy: Inside the trial that exposes Clinton’s plot to slander Trump

    05/14/2022 10:12:34 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 13, 2022 7:08pm | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Special Counsel John Durham appears to have methodically built a case of historic consequence. It’s just not the case he has brought against bigshot Democratic Party lawyer Michael Sussmann. Jury selection begins in Sussmann’s trial on Monday, in Washington, DC. It will be the first trial to arise out of the Russiagate probe, which began over three years ago. That’s when former Trump Attorney General Bill Barr assigned Durham, a longtime Justice Department prosecutor from Connecticut, to investigate how, in the middle of a heated presidential campaign and based upon scant evidence, the FBI came to suspect one of the...
  • REMINDER: Judge in Sussmann Trial is Married to Lisa Page’s Lawyer

    05/13/2022 8:16:31 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 18 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 13, 2022 | Sundance
    Just a brief reminder as you review the decisions in the pre-trial motions for the case against Clinton Lawyer Michael Sussman. It is worth remembering that Judge Christopher Cooper is married to Amy Jeffries, Lisa Page’s lawyer. Additionally, Judge Cooper and Michael Sussmann both worked in the DOJ together. When he was selected as judge in the Sussmann trial, Cooper revealed the potential conflict of interest in the event the Durham prosecution wanted him to recuse himself from the case. Special Prosecutor John Durham did not ask Judge Cooper to recuse himself.
  • Court Agrees To Let Spygate Cabal Hide Some Of Their Emails From The Grand Jury

    05/13/2022 9:54:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | May 13, 2022 | Margot Cleveland
    Given that Marc Elias maintained all the emails were protected by attorney-client privilege, the court’s unquestioningly accepting his word seems strange.Tech executive Rodney Joffe may assert attorney-client privilege for communications he had with employees of Fusion GPS because those communications furthered Joffe and the Clinton campaign’s common interest, a federal judge presiding over the criminal case against Michael Sussmann ruled yesterday. Prosecutors will now be greatly limited in the material they may elicit from one of the two witnesses granted immunity in exchange for their testimony against Sussmann.Sussmann, whose trial in a D.C. federal court on a false statement...
  • John Durham goes to court

    05/13/2022 7:28:57 AM PDT · by bitt · 40 replies
    goodwordnews.com ^ | 5/13/2022 | smsmalex
    Special Counsel John Durham enters court on Monday with the first trial of his investigation into the Democrats collusion hoax with Russia. It’s a formality. Mr. Durham has already won. Perkins Coie attorney Michael Sussmann is accused of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation by claiming that the dirt on Donald Trump he passed on to the FBI was not delivered on behalf of “any client”. Mr. Sussmann was on the payroll of Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee and worked extensively with outside actors and the media to produce the collusion narrative as well as documents...
  • Judge orders Steele dossier firm Fusion GPS to turn over 22 emails to John Durham

    05/12/2022 7:08:35 PM PDT · by bitt · 10 replies
    nypost ^ | 5/12/2022 | Ben Feuerherd and Bruce Golding
    Special counsel John Durham scored a victory Thursday when a federal judge ordered the research firm behind the infamous “Steele dossier” to turn over nearly two dozen emails tied to its work with Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann. Fusion GPS improperly withheld the 22 emails from Durham by claiming they were protected by attorney-client privilege and “work-product” privilege, Washington, DC, federal Judge Christopher Cooper ruled. The move came at the request of Clinton’s 2016 campaign, according to the 11-page decision. But the emails, which largely consist of internal communications between Fusion employees, aren’t protected from disclosure because they “appear...
  • The Feds Won't Take Their Jackboot Off Ret. General Michael Flynn's Neck

    05/11/2022 8:35:24 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10 May 2022 | Victioria Taft
    Michael Flynn has been cleared, pardoned, set free, and given a clean slate, and still the federal government won’t take its jackboot off the neck of the retired general and short-lived Trump National Security Adviser. A newly discovered document uncovered by Just the News shows that Flynn could have had his reputation back a lot earlier, if Robert Mueller had released an affidavit confirming the story behind the retired general’s 2015 Moscow dinner speech for Russia Today (RT) News. At the event, Flynn sat next to Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The dinner became the key piece of “evidence” used by...
  • Durham seeks delay of classified discovery in Danchenko case

    05/10/2022 5:44:14 PM PDT · by bitt · 11 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 5/10/2022 | Madeleine Hubbard
    Durham blamed the delay on intelligence agencies' slow production of documents Special Counsel John Durham on Monday requested a delay to produce classified documents ahead of the trial of primary Steele dossier source Igor Danchenko, citing federal agencies' slow declassification of documents. While the bulk of classified discovery documents have been produced to Danchenko's lawyers, Durham noted that "recent world events continue to contribute to delays in the processing and production of classified discovery." Durham indicted Russian analyst Danchenko in November 2021 for repeatedly lying to the FBI during the alleged Trump-Russia collusion investigation. The special counsel wrote that the...
  • CIA shocker: Obama fundraiser says he was U.S. intel asset, alleges spy agency 'abuses'

    04/15/2021 4:05:39 AM PDT · by gattaca · 25 replies
    Just the News ^ | April 15, 2021 | John Solomon
    Congress notified that CIA inspector general has received allegations from fund-raiser Imaad Zuberi, including targeting of U.S. lawmakers and misuse of news organization for spy operation. Imaad Zuberi, a major Democratic fundraiser facing 12 years in prison, has filed an extraordinary complaint with the CIA's chief watchdog alleging he witnessed "flagrant problems, abuses, violations of law" while working as an asset for U.S. intelligence, according to documents and interviews. Zuberi, of Los Angeles, recently hired the CIA's retired acting general counsel Robert J. Eatinger Jr. to review his case and help to appeal his conviction on a plea deal with...
  • REVEALED: Biden's new 'Disinformation' czar pushed debunked Russia collusion claims from Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign that are now at the center of special counsel John Durham's first prosecution of her lawyer

    05/09/2022 12:57:43 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 9, 2022 | KATELYN CARALLE