I’ll keep pointing out the obvious. Just like the previous battle in the intelligence community, there is a battle between Black Hats and White Hats within the U.S. Justice Department’s (FBI and DOJ) unelected career bureaucracy. If you read the Washington Post report claiming President Trump was under investigation for Obstruction of Justice by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, you will immediately note the first paragraph was framed specifically around “Anonymous Officials“. Again, tonight those same “anonymous officials” are mentioned in a Washington Post report claiming Jared Kushner is being investigated. (Department of Justice statement in pdf) There is a great
Comments: Scroll down for new CNN headline: “Mueller may investigate Trump for obstruction” (emphasis added). CNN and others backing away a bit…
This rather remarkable article continues to talk about Comey. How he was no doubt the leaker, the planter of stories, and what he has done to cover those tracks. The timeline backs up this theory: His gabby friend Benjamin Wittes has already admitted that Comey was talking to him about his conversations with President Trump back in March. A very interesting read.
Rosenstein should fire Mueller and put a stop to this Witch Hunt before it takes over the Trump Agenda. Comey is definitely behind this sudden rush to Investigate every single person in the Trump White House. Talk about Revenge!!
There is no way Rosenstein is going to call off anything, much less, replace Mueller. He knows if he even looks like he wants to stop this or replace Mueller, the left will come down on him with everything they have. It is tough to hold on to your integrity when the left has no compunction about using violence as a means of control. The left has thrown down the violence gauntlet as a warning.
OK, this is not anonyous: Mueller apparently was the homicide investigator under Eric Holder in DC during the Clinton administration who managed the investigation of the murder of Mary Mahoney, aka the Starbucks murders, which looked to everybody like a coverup, as Mahoney was about to go public with what she knew (a lot) about Clinton abuse of interns. Then she was dead. Lewinsky said she did not want to end up like Mary Mahoney. It took a team to cover up the murder and it appears that team was led by Mueller. Working for Holder. To conceal a Clinton crime. Uh OH.
What this makes me wonder about is just how many people in government are thoroughly disgusted with Rosenstein and Mueller right now? Rosenstein sure jumped on this tidbit fast today. I guess he knows how thoroughly he is loathed by the voters right now.
It would be totally awesome if this news did turn out to be true. Rosenstein is in deep kimchi for his choice of Mueller, and the fact that he appears to be ignoring all the conflicts of interest going on right now with Mueller and Comey.
We are watching you Rosenstein. Seriously watching.
If Mueller were ethical, he would call a presser and state, "ANY information about the Trump "matter" that does not come from me personally should be considered unreliable or untrue. I have not and will not leak any findings to ANYONE." End of "investigatory" fake news cycle. Poof! He´s a smart man. It´s not so much what he´s DONE, it´s what he COULD´VE done and HASN´T done. He could´ve stopped the left/media hysteria instantly, but intentionally chose not to. I wonder why he appears to actually prefer keeping those Resistance flames stoked, unless he´s motivated by politics.
I don´t trust you either, Mr. Rosenstein. We have 8 years of Obama scandals and no special prosecutor, now Trump in office a few months, and you appoint a special prosecutor. Frankly, I would fire you, Mr. Rosenstein, and the special prosecutor that you appointed, because I think you are a Democrat hack.
Oh my, yes #2. I loathe cliches but this ´cold coup´ needs to be nipped in the bud. How, I don´t know, but it´s time for genuine conservatives of intellect to get involved in defense of an administration duly elected by America.
I also hope and pray that a great effort will be made to primary RINOS out each election cycle one runs in.
The battle lines have been so sharply drawn, in what is now a bloodless civil war for direction of U.S. public policy, that the two sides cannot really communicate with each other. (Snip) But it is impossible to receive a serious hearing from a Never Trumper for a pro-Trump argument, and the pro-Trumpers are generally convinced of the discreditable motives of the Never Trumpers. There is now unfolding what must be the last civilized debate about the trajectory of events in Washington before the civil war moves from the heavy and frequent skirmishing that has intensified since the election to
Bob Dreyfuss’s profile of White House aide Sebastian Gorka in Rolling Stone is an impressive feat of scholarship, compiling every lie about the former Breitbart News editor in one place. It is a useful service for the ideologically addled and the functionally illiterate, who like their propaganda served straight-up, undiluted by the cold ice water of reality. Students of cheap partisan smear jobs need look no further, for Rolling Stone has perfected the genre. Dreyfuss does not seem to have done any original research, but recycles work done by other hacks (Snip) He cribs shamelessly from the left-wing Forward, which
James Damore, the man fired by Google after he published a manifesto that suggested women may have a disadvantage in tech because of their biology, may well prevail in the legal case he has filed against his former employer. That´s because he filed his complaint against Alphabet (Google´s corporate parent) under a specific provision of the National Labor Relations Act that protects workers´ rights activists. Under that provision, Damore´s complaint will not be about whether he was discriminated against as a white person, a male, or a conservative, or whether the company had a right to let him go as an
Let’s face it: nothing pleases the Left more than Republican-on Republican-violence—especially when it aids the Regressive agenda. So, if you’ve discerned snickers and smirks amidst the latte-sipping social justice warriors patronizing the Starbucks you pass on your trek to 7-Eleven for a Big Gulp (before it’s banned), this untoward occurrence is the consequence of a recent GOP internecine warfare trifecta. On August 8, in response to conservative calls for the firing of President Trump’s National Security Advisor, General H. R. McMaster, the Wall Street Journal—a.k.a., the Republican Establishment’s version of Tiger Beat—advocated his retention. Fair enough. The Journal has traditionally, and
Victor Davis Hanson returned to the “Seth and Chris Show” to discuss how North Korea became a crisis, what China’s role is, how the United States can reassert itself in Asia, and why so many movement conservatives have become estranged from each other over President Trump. The complete transcript is below. (Video)(Snip)Leibsohn: Professor, it’s an interesting thing when you’re on this side of the business in radio. When you look for an area or an issue and you need to get an expert. You want to talk to experts. It’s surprising how few North Korea experts there are in America.
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There is a considerable amount of debate surrounding how much pressure Chinese President Xi Jinping is receiving from the hard-line communist party apparatus. Some believe Xi Jinping is actually in conflict with the party apparatus and most of the old guard of Hujintao. There is a line of logic that states the current Chinese rhetoric is not Xi Jinping’s outlook, but rather the position of the communist party controlling the narrative and trying to reassert itself to cause diversion from the tenuous economic position of the Chinese economy. Whichever perspective might be true, China just officially announced a position that is
The reason journalists as a trade missed the biggest election in their lifetimes last November is they relied on polls instead of shoe leather to read the mood of the nation. Numbers failed the, so their answer is to double down on numbers.A new journalism program shows how the press is determined to get the story wrong again. From Forbes: Columbia Journalism School is rolling out a new master’s degree in data journalism.(Snip)The director of the data journalism program, Giannina Segnini, writes that the Trump administration’s relationship with the media makes such expensive degrees necessary: “Journalists are facing the challenge
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Since being released from prison in one of Obama´s final acts as president, she´s assumed a low-key life as an independent woman in New York City. But it seems Chelsea Manning is eager to share some parts of her new normal. Wearing just a scarlet swimsuit and delicate necklace, the 29-year-old is seen in a Vogue photoshoot this month that is reminiscent of Caitlyn Jenner´s famous Vanity Fair coming-out cover. With her blonde hair cut in to a pixie crop and sporting minimal make-up, she beamed for photographer Annie Lebowitz´s camera on a deserted East Coast beach. Raising her hands
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