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FISA abuse memo, #ReleaseTheMemo
campaign send Congress, Wikileaks
and Twitter into a tailspin

Washington Times, by Dan Boylan

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/19/2018 1:18:31 PM

Interest in a classified House Intelligence Committee memo, which reportedly outlines how the anti-Trump dossier was used by the FBI to justify surveillance against Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, has caused an online frenzy. Late Thursday, WikiLeaks jumped into the proceedings, offering a reward of up to $1 million to anyone who could send them a copy. Meanwhile, reports emerged that the Twitter hashtag calling for the memo’s public release — #ReleaseTheMemo — was receiving a major online push by Russian-linked Twitter accounts. According to the Hamilton 68 Dashboard, an independent tracker of Russian online

Now, this is confusing. The Russians are now using their Twitter accounts to get this released? Where is the GOP? My sense is that this "memo", at least for now, will be used as a bargaining chip by Trump against his dRATS antagonist (political & sycophants like fake news media) to make some legislative deals behind the scenes in his favor. However, along with that goes that someone will (must) leak this because there is NO mention of it containing classified information, just dRATS wrongdoing in the 0bama administration (don´t forget Hillary).


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 1/19/2018 1:24:39 PM     (No. 11515853)

Russah collusion AGAIN???

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ben Around, 1/19/2018 1:27:52 PM     (No. 11515856)

We are about to find out why the democrats and the press that they control were so upset by hillary losing. They knew that there was a lot of damaging evidence of obama and democrats misusing their power when they were in control of the executive branch and it would be exposed.

I am just surprised it has taken so long to surface, perhaps Trump is holding it as a bargaining chip.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 1/19/2018 1:37:45 PM     (No. 11515864)

I don´t want this used as a bargaining chip, I want it released IN FULL, no lines of black ink, no covering for those stinkin´ lying Rats, including the Beast itself. And their corrupt, lousy, so-called ´´media.´´

Release the memo IN FULL!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nimby, 1/19/2018 1:56:03 PM     (No. 11515881)

As #3 said. And I will raise it to say........release all the documents that lead to this memo.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 1/19/2018 3:34:26 PM     (No. 11515971)

I sent an email to my congressman to "release the memo", and also mentioned that just firing these traitors would be entirely unacceptable, they need prison time and loss of pensions.

I would encourage each of you to take the couple of minutes it takes to do this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: barryno, 1/19/2018 3:52:59 PM     (No. 11515983)

Don´t you know? The only people pushing this are ´pro-Trump Russian colluders...


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Reply 7 - Posted by: droopydog, 1/19/2018 4:53:56 PM     (No. 11516041)

Paging Tom Fitton...they are not letting us see stuff we paid for again...paging Tom Fitton

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spyder, 1/19/2018 5:10:00 PM     (No. 11516054)

‘“If we don’t win this, we’re all going to hang” ..... HRC

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Reply 9 - Posted by: FormerDem, 1/19/2018 6:30:02 PM     (No. 11516141)

Schiff "believes" it was fine for various parties to make unjustified accusations against the newly elected President, accusing him of treason and all kinds of loony things and leak the accusations and hyperventilate for months, but a four page memo saying the FBI did wrong, now that is inflammatory? Schiff isn´t even trying to make sense, is he..... What a ridiculous argument...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dman, 1/19/2018 7:16:23 PM     (No. 11516206)

If Paul Ryan were a real leader, he would call the House into session TONIGHT to vote release of the memo and supporting documents behind it.


With a split screen (like the one when President Reagan was sworn in while the Iran hostages disembarked the plane) showing the House doing its thing, while the feckless Senate does its thing to let the Schumer ShutDown happen.

.. If Paul Ryan were a real leader. /s

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