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WaPo Report: Robert Mueller Investigating
“Obstruction of Justice” Claims…

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Posted By:earlybird, 6/14/2017 9:32:20 PM

According to a Washington Post report, based on two more unnamed “officials”, special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump for ‘obstruction of justice’ presumably based on the firing of FBI Director James Comey. This report/outcome is not unexpected as it would be part of Mueller’s investigative duty to follow-up on any assertions made in this regard regardless of merit.(Washington Post) […] Trump had received private assurances from former FBI Director James B. Comey starting in January that he was not personally under investigation. Officials say that changed shortly after Comey’s firing. Five people briefed on the requests, who spoke on

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 6/14/2017 9:43:27 PM     (No. 11286765)

Is is possible to have obstruction of injustice?

If he´s investigating obstruction of justice, why isn´t it already concluded? Seems simple to know one way or the other. How in depth does such an investigation need to go?

Now, if he´s going after Loretta Lynch, I can see the tangled web they wove taking a while to decode.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ben Around, 6/14/2017 9:43:35 PM     (No. 11286766)


I am truly puzzled by Sessions, I thought he would be stronger than this. This investigation will go on as long as Mueller is alive.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 6/14/2017 9:48:03 PM     (No. 11286770)

I wish the President would get around to appointing an AG. A good, strong AG could nip this stuff in the bud.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lucky5, 6/14/2017 9:48:44 PM     (No. 11286772)

Shut this SHAM down. The dems need to back off and we need to start living our lives and shut up the dems every way possible. We are the majority and we need to start acting like it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 6/14/2017 9:50:19 PM     (No. 11286775)

This will be the end of Trump if they don´t get rid of this dung beetle. Why doesn´t Trump see this coming?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 6/14/2017 10:03:58 PM     (No. 11286798)

the good news is that they will continue to LOSE these sham "investigations"..
the bad news, as we saw today, is that they will resort to more an more violence..
it´s what communists DO..

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Reply 7 - Posted by: daisey, 6/14/2017 10:12:43 PM     (No. 11286801)

How can there be obstruction if there is no crime? I´m confused.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: daisymay, 6/14/2017 10:14:35 PM     (No. 11286802)

What ever happened to the new FBI Director? I´m truly sick and tired of reading about all this mess. Sessions testifies, Comey is a Liar, I don´t know who´s side Rosenstein is on and Trump doesn´t seem to have anyone with Balls on his side. Maybe he should have hired Christie, at least he would be doing something more than sitting back and turning the other cheek. I want to see SOMEONE stand up and say ENOUGH! Fire Mueller! Who cares if the Democrats hair is on Fire! This has to stop!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bamatex, 6/14/2017 10:18:01 PM     (No. 11286806)

The dems are going to take this too far--if mueller makes something from nothing, things could get ugly fast. Stop.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tren9, 6/14/2017 10:22:42 PM     (No. 11286811)

This could easily lead to real violence. The FBI is NOT obligated to investigate any and every accusation made by some fool. Many non-credible charges are made every day and the FBI spends 10 seconds deciding the charge is not credible.
It is also already past the point where the general public no longer places any trust in the FBI or the DOJ; this is why it will spawn violence

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/14/2017 10:26:23 PM     (No. 11286821)

Any investigation of the Russians "hacking" the November election as the Democrats repeatly charged was and is a hoax and a sham designed by the Democrats as a basis to undo the election and ultimately remove President Trump from office by charging him with some process or cover-up charge.

Since that Democrat conspiracy started, how many Russians have been interviewed by the FBI, or have been called to give evidence and/or testimony? The answer is Zero, you can bet on that, as if they had it would have been leaked.

In that respect the Russians, just like a lot of other foreign countries try to influence US elections and US politicians to the benefit of their individual countries. That´s been going on back to colonial times. There is no way in this Internet era and vast global instant communications that anything substantial can be done about that.

As one example Mexico very publically through their agents in the US Spanish radio and television networks clearly favored the Democrats and attempted to influence the election, and as many US politicians as possible, to grant an amnesty to millions of Mexican illegal aliens. The Democrats clearly went along with the Mexican position that the US immigration laws should not be enforced, in order to secure as many Mexican-American votes as possible. The Democrats also consider just about all illegal aliens to be prospective Democrat voters and at every turn defend and protect illegal aliens from deportation.





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Reply 12 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 6/14/2017 10:34:32 PM     (No. 11286829)

Did these idiots see what happened today? It happened because they are trying to impeach Trump. They keep stirring the pot. For everyone´s sake, KNOCK IT OFF!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: john56, 6/14/2017 10:41:54 PM     (No. 11286836)

Appoint a special counsel to investigate the crimes of the Obama Regime and the Clinton Crime Family.

Offer the first one to flip a get-out-of-jail free card and watch the fun begin.

Or see how quickly the Democrats and their media whores turn into Rosanerosannadanna (Gilda Radner on SNL when SNL was funny) and say, "Never Mind."

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bohallx, 6/14/2017 11:03:02 PM     (No. 11286855)

The obvious problem is it´s another WaPo story ~ that is, a piece of the narrative handcrafted months ago..... and without any pretense of truthfulness.



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Reply 15 - Posted by: dman, 6/14/2017 11:03:51 PM     (No. 11286857)

Damn the Democrat torpedoes: Mueller and Rosenstein must go.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 6/14/2017 11:11:59 PM     (No. 11286864)

Fire him.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Nimby, 6/14/2017 11:12:22 PM     (No. 11286865)

While we have far important things going on in this country and the world, lets keep wasting money going through rabbit holes. Have you idiots in DC ever asked what we the people voted in want?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: lindamay, 6/14/2017 11:13:22 PM     (No. 11286868)

I am so glad Jay Sekulow has joined the President´s legal team. He is one of the great thinkers of our time.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: chicodon, 6/14/2017 11:15:03 PM     (No. 11286869)

Who will be the fall guy?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 6/14/2017 11:33:19 PM     (No. 11286880)

Agree with #18 that Jay Sekulow is a terrific addition and a great thinker. More than that, though, he´s a fighter, and those are in short supply on the R side.



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Reply 21 - Posted by: Seething Citizen, 6/15/2017 12:40:39 AM     (No. 11286897)

I never would have thought that Jeff Sessions would be so naive and weak, unbelievable. How many people "recused" themselves in 0bama´s eight years?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Judy, 6/15/2017 1:14:57 AM     (No. 11286907)

Eric Holder was charged with contempt of congress & refused to testify....zero penalty. Lynch met Clinton on plane...zero penalty...Sessions met with a Russian ambassador with his entire staff present...hearings hearings hearings. Two sets of rules is very ugly.
Is Mueller already leaking or is Comey still leaking? The leakers switch back & forth from WP to NY Times, they never leak to Hannity or Rush!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 6/15/2017 1:40:12 AM     (No. 11286910)

I’m still of the mind that President Trump is using the system to break the system. He’s utilizing Alinsky’s axiom making the opposition live up to their own rules, sort of a “live by the investigation – die by the investigation.” I’ve a feeling that all the rabbit trails will lead back to Clinton and Ozero. At the right moment the “unmasking” will be very public, very brutal, and very final.

Meanwhile back at the swamp, each of the cabinet secretaries are implementing MAGA within their respective agencies; the hands of coal miners are untied, oil pipelines are completed, federal land grabs are being scaled back, green energy is headed for the trash heap, and our military has a Commander in Chief who values their lives as much as their parents and spouses.

Our President Trump is a master at asymmetrical political warfare against an Old World atrophied opposition that hasn’t had an original idea in 150 years. The Deep State is just that, and very deep indeed. It cannot be ignored - it must be gored, and it will be messy and very distressing, especially if RINO Stockholm Syndrome rears its ugly head. It is so easy to think that previous outcomes for the Republican Wing of the Uniparty, snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, will be the fate of Donald J. Trump. I just don’t see it happening. Whatever various outcomes may materialize; Hillary! is not president, and our national political landscape will no longer hide the Progressive Socialist trees in the forest of legitimacy. Patience, dear Trumpers, it’s a complicated business, a very complicated business.

MAGA

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Reply 24 - Posted by: greggojo, 6/15/2017 1:43:12 AM     (No. 11286911)

This is very complicated. I think Sundance is making the case that Comey wants Mueller fired, because Comey is the one who committed the crime. Comey is trying to bait Mr. Trump into firing Comey. I think that´s what Sundance is saying.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: WhatMediaBias, 6/15/2017 1:59:00 AM     (No. 11286913)

Obstructamacation of Justamacallit is a very serious crime. So we´ll just keep a-diggin´ till we find some. Here come da judge!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: anonymous, 6/15/2017 2:06:08 AM     (No. 11286916)

Democrats don´t commit crimes. Only Republicans commit crimes....

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Reply 27 - Posted by: radrelic, 6/15/2017 4:22:08 AM     (No. 11286933)

Investigating or instigating?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Rinktum, 6/15/2017 6:59:09 AM     (No. 11286980)

We the people are frustrated when we see trumped up charges pursued with vigor while real law breaking has occurred by the Obama administration and is ignored. I hate to whine, but how is this fair? We have been waiting for eight long years to see the Obama hacks held accountable for their blatant lawlessness. I guess the democrats decided that the best defense is a good offense and it appears to be working. When will this madness end? Everyday we fall farther down the rabbit hole.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 6/15/2017 7:31:19 AM     (No. 11287009)

Mueller is sympathetic to dems as we can see by who he picked for staff. Dems/media are going to keep pressure on him to investigate any and all possibilities.

The thing is, Mueller is a Special Council, a dedicated investigator working within the FBI, NOT a completely independent special prosecutor assigned outside of the DOJ. Mueller´s scope of investigation is defined by the DOJ.

The case for obstruction of justice is barely a wisp, a hope expressed by Trump that the investigation into Flynn could be completed soon and without significant repercussions for Flynn. Major legal players have expressed their disdain for making anything of that.

As to Comey´s firing, the reasons were laid out clearly and are completely valid. They have nothing to do with the Russian investigation or specifically with the investigation of Flynn. It was about Comey´s poor handling of the Hillary investigation. So where is any obstruction there? Could Mueller make a case that Trump found Comey unloyal, uncooperative, and annoying and that was a veiled reason for firing him? That´s a stretch even if it was in the back of Trump´s mind. Comey certainly could have been fired for those reasons or no reason at all, as Comey himself pointed out.

Dems are getting their dragged out investigation but that doesn´t mean there is any more evidence than there was before, being NONE.

Mueller might say actions hint at certain behaviors but if that is the best he gets, he may as well conclude things now.

If Mueller never goes near BO´s people, we will KNOW that the bias fix is in. THAT is where the true illegality lies.



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Reply 30 - Posted by: fed-up, 6/15/2017 7:35:31 AM     (No. 11287010)

FTA~"Stop and think about it. McCabe was telling chief-of-staff Reince Priebus not to worry about a NYT report based on leaks coming (first, second or third-hand) from James Comey himself. Priebus asks McCabe for help, James Comey then tells McCabe the FBI cannot publicly refute the story which is based on Comey’s leaking."

And you notice, the actual letter authorizes looking into "Trump" collusion with Russians, nothing about Clinton.
Why?

Comey had kept all information from congress for 8 Months! about the so called Russians interference. Why?

McCabe can put a lot of this to rest. Sounds like he knows the truth, and is willing to tell it.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: jackie, 6/15/2017 8:28:57 AM     (No. 11287055)

There is a part of me that feels like Pres Trump has been his own worst enemy. He should have fired ALL Obama people the 2nd day in office. He was relying too much on a decades old book. Art of the Deal. Times have changed since then. He was/is up against evil like we have never known before and still he wouldn´t go after the insiders. Only tweeting about the press etc.. He needed to get someone in there who knew what the hell was going on and not his daughter and husband. Yes millions voted for him but those millions have jobs and are trying to support families and like me, just myself. We do not have time or resources to do what the basteds on the left do.. I am disappointed in Sessions. Where the hell has he been and what is he doing about the crimes Hillary, Obama and black woman in the DOJ have committed.. Why not go after them? I am truly ready to give up on the Repubs ..We have a militia in this country. I am waiting for SHTF.. Maybe someone will put the fear of God into a few people. I believe a civil war is in the making and the Dems and the media liars will be the losers. Actually the whole country will be. Thank you Repubs for nothing. Cowardly no account fools..

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Reply 32 - Posted by: dvc, 6/15/2017 11:08:53 AM     (No. 11287224)

Now the political attack moves into the witch hunt phase.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Polecat49, 6/15/2017 11:36:51 AM     (No. 11287251)

Only a liberal. socialist, marxist democRAT like mueller would entertain prosecuting President Trump for doing something he is authorized and empowered to do by the U.S. Constitution and Federal Law. However, it seems as if his kind only recognize laws for use as baseball bats to use against Republicans and normal American People.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: cheeflo, 6/15/2017 4:10:06 PM     (No. 11287517)

The Democrats tried to do that to Rick Perry in Texas, too. Prosecute him for exercising his lawful prerogatives. Didn´t work, but sure gummed things up until it was dismissed.

They will stop at nothing.

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In a year that he would like to forget, which included his acrimonious divorce to Amber Heard, Johnny Depp appeared at a Q&A at the new Cinemageddon stage at Glastonbury. Introducing his 2004 film The Libertine, about a 17th-century poet who notoriously drank himself to an early death, the 54-year-old chose to discuss American politics. "I think [Donald] Trump needs help," he said. "There are a lot of dark places he could go." He added: "I´m not insinuating anything - by the way this will be in the press and it will be horrible - but when was the last

1.4 million illegals working under
stolen Social Security numbers: Audit

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Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/22/2017 8:56:49 PM     Post Reply
Most illegal immigrants who pay taxes have stolen someone else’s legal identity, and the IRS doesn’t do a very good job of letting those American citizens and legal immigrants know they’re being impersonated, the tax agency’s inspector general said in a new report released Thursday. The theft creates major problems for the American citizens and legal foreign workers whose identities are stolen, and who have to deal with explaining money they never earned. But the IRS only manages to identify half of the potentially 1.4 million people likely affected by the fraud in 2015, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax

GOP Georgia Turnout Stuns Media and
Pollsters – 260,000 Votes Cast…

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Conservative Tree House, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/22/2017 9:55:24 PM     Post Reply
[…] John Anzalone, Ossoff’s pollster, said the Democrat’s campaign succeeded in turning out its voters — but they were swamped by Republicans who came out in numbers that ended up dwarfing previous high-profile special elections (link) That’s a very interesting admission/statement for a Politico article. That’s also an example of what happens when President Trump’s ‘Monster Vote‘ turns out. (Politico) Jon Ossoff was on a trajectory to defeat Karen Handel narrowly, poised to deliver a humiliating blow to the White House in a race billed as a referendum of Donald Trump’s early months in office. Then the Republican voters in

Freighter Was On Autopilot
When It Hit U.S. Destroyer

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Washington Free Beacon, by Bill Gertz    Original Article
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The deadly collision between a U.S. destroyer and a container ship June 17 took place while the freighter was on autopilot, according to Navy officials. The Philippines-flagged cargo ship ACX Crystal was under control of a computerized navigation system that was steering and guiding the container vessel, according to officials familiar with preliminary results of an ongoing Navy investigation. Investigators so far found no evidence the collision was deliberate. Nevertheless, an accident during computerized navigation raises the possibility the container ship´s computer system could have been hacked and the ship deliberately steered into the USS Fitzgerald, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. A more

What to do with a broken
Illinois: Dissolve the Land
of Lincoln

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Chicago Tribune, by John Kass    Original Article
Posted By: Flipper3- 6/21/2017 9:59:07 PM     Post Reply
Illinois is like Venezuela now, a fiscally broken state that has lost its will to live, although for the moment, we still have enough toilet paper. But before we run out of the essentials, let´s finally admit that after decade upon decade of taxing and spending and borrowing, Illinois has finally run out of other people´s money. Those "other people" include taxpayers who´ve abandoned the state. And now Illinois faces doomsday. So as the politicians meet in Springfield this week for another round of posturing and gesturing and blaming, we need a plan.

Trump wants to ban immigrants from accessing
welfare within five years of entering the US

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Daily Mail [UK], by Iain Burns & Associated Press    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/22/2017 7:23:24 AM     Post Reply
President Donald Trump has said he will pursue legislation that would bar immigrants from being eligible for welfare for at least five years. At a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, last night he said ´the time has come´ for ´new immigration rules´ that would require those seeking admission to the country to be able to support themselves financially and would bar the use of welfare for a period of at least five years. He said his administration would be ´putting in legislation to that effect very shortly.´ It is unclear, however, how Trump´s proposal would change the current situation.

Bowe Bergdahl´s lawyers want to know
if potential jurors voted for Trump

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Washington Examiner, by Josh Siegel    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/22/2017 7:44:57 AM     Post Reply
Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl want to ask potential jurors in a court-martial for their views on President Trump and whether they voted for him, according to news reports Wednesday. At a pretrial hearing Wednesday, Berdahl´s lawyers submitted the questions to the judge in the case, out of concern that jurors may be swayed by negative comments Trump made in the presidential campaign about the soldier. "The principal issue has to do with ensuring we are able to identify people who have been nominated to be on the court-martial panel — the jury — who are not in a

Los Angeles considers renaming Rodeo Road
in southwest L.A. ‘Obama Boulevard’

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Los Angeles Times (CA), by Shelby Grad    Original Article
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President Obama has been out of office only a few months. But he might have both a street and an L.A. freeway named after him soon. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has proposed renaming Rodeo Road in southwest L.A. “Obama Boulevard” in honor of the president. Wesson noted that Obama held a campaign rally at Rancho Cienega Park on Rodeo Road when running for president and that the area already has streets named after presidents (Washington, Jefferson, Adams). In May, a plan to name a stretch of the 134 Freeway after Obama moved forward with approval from the


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