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Is the Investigation into Possible Trump Obstruction a Waste of Time?

In all the stories we have heard of Mueller possibly investigating Trump for Obstruction of justice, there is one little tidbit people forget.  According to most legal experts, he can't be charged with a crime while a sitting President.

From all places, The Washington Post, a sitting President cannot be charged while in office, as it was found in 1973 with Nixon, and 2000 with Bill Clinton.

"Because he’s the president of the United States. And it’s not at all clear that you can prosecute the sitting president of the United States.  Sooner rather than later, this conundrum may land on the desk of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, who has been appointed to handle the ongoing investigation into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election. Comey himself said as much Thursday, that it wasn’t up to him to decide obstruction of justice: “That’s Bob Mueller’s job to sort that out.” 
Of course the legal jury is still out on the subject of Presidental immunity, however, the …

If Mueller is looking at Obstruction - He Backed Himself into a Corner

If this Washington Post story is true - and there is doubt it is, After all, look at how many of their bombshells have bombed, he's likely just glancing over it.  But if he charges Trump with obstruction, Republicans will cry "foul", as it' already been reported that he has surrounded himself with Clinton fans.  Can you say, "Fix was in?"

Another is the lack of evidence.  First, the only real "evidence" is a memo that Comey wrote that details Trump asking him if he could just let Flynn go.  Using the word "hope" isn't obstruction, no matter how Comey felt about it, and no legal sources I've talked to would say so.  If fact during questioning from Sen. James Risch.

“Do you know of any case where a person has been charged for obstruction of justice, or for that matter any other criminal offense where they said or thought they hoped for an outcome?” Risch asked.  “I don’t know well enough to answer,” Comey replied. “And the reason I…

Insider Details Comey Meeting with Lynch over her meeting with Clinton on Tarmarc

Via Conservative Tribune:
Shortly before the FBI shut down its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, former FBI Director James Comey had a frosty confrontation with Obama Administration Attorney General Loretta Lynch — so frosty that what he showed her got him kicked out of her office.  In a report published by the news website Circa, Comey reportedly privately told a few insiders about the exchange that he had with Lynch.  He presented her with evidence that he had regarding her meeting with former President Bill Clinton on an airport tarmac in June 2016, prompting his suspicions of her interference with an ongoing investigation.
The evidence Comey had shown  Lynch may have involved a “communication between two political figures” that indicated the Justice Department was going to cover for Hillary Clinton, or evidence, as Circa put it: “that suggested Lynch had agreed to put the kibosh on any prosecution of Clinton.”  According to Circa, Comey said Ly…

Stacking the Deck: Mueller and Investigation Team Donate Primarily to Democrats

And CNN is reporting this, so you know it's bad.
"Washington (CNN)Three members of the legal team known to have been hired so far by special counsel Robert Mueller to handle the Russia investigation have given political donations almost exclusively to Democrats, according to a CNN analysis of Federal Election Commission records.  More than half of the more than $56,000 came from just one lawyer and more than half of it was donated before the 2016 election, but two of the lawyers gave the maximum $2,700 donation to Hillary Clinton last year.  Over the weekend, news outlets including CNN identified five attorneys that Mueller has already brought on board to help investigate potential collusion between associates of President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.  The group includes seasoned attorneys who worked on cases ranging from Watergate to the Enron fraud scandal and have represented major American companies in court. While only five attorneys have been publicly identi…

Does Robert Mueller's long friendship with Jim Comey Conflict with his Duties as Special Counsel and Should He Recuse Himself?

Byron York writes in the Washington Examiner that Special Counsel appointee Robert Mueller has a possible conflict of interest in investigating Russia/Trump/Election issues.
Fired FBI Director James Comey has emerged as the main figure in what some Democrats believe will be an obstruction of justice case against President Trump in the Trump-Russia matter. Comey's stories of conversations with the president, plus the fact that he was fired, ostensibly as a result of the Russia probe, make him potentially the star witness in the case.  Which brings up an intriguing legal question. Comey is a good friend of special counsel Robert Mueller — such a good friend, for about 15 years now, that the two men have been described as "brothers in arms." Their work together during the controversies over Bush-era terrorist surveillance has been characterized as "deepening a friendship forged in the crucible of the highest levels of the national security apparatus after the 9/11 att…

James Comey Becoming the Subject of the Investigation he Created

Over the course of Jim Comey's testimony last week to the Senate Intelligence Committee, it's now more apparent that he lied and fabricated the happenings leading up to his firing.

As I said Comey was fired simply because it was discovered by Trump, through other disgruntled FBI agents and sources that Comey was, in fact, the leaker he had been looking for.  Specifically, with regards to the memo, Comey supposedly created (no one can find it now), where he kept notes of his meetings with Trump.

Comey admitted during the hearing that he himself leaked them the memo, a government document that no longer belonged to him, to a friend who has since gone into hiding, to give to the NY Times.

But there are several other leaks that have appeared since Trump left office that Comey either directly or indirectly leaked info to the media, in an effort to damage Trump.

In an article on The Medium, "Comey Almost Definitely Leaked Twice, and Therefore Lied to Congress"

"MAY 11…

Comey's Inconsistent Testimony on the Reason he wrote a Memo: Perjury or Bad Memory

Via Fox News:
"Lawyers for President Trump shot down ex-FBI Director James Comey's claim that a tweet from the commander-in-chief prompted him to leak a memo detailing a private conversation with Trump – and a close examination of a pre-tweet New York Times story may bolster their claim.   During testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Comey said he was spurred to orchestrate the release of the detailed memo he wrote about a one-on-one talk with Trump after the president tweeted May 12: “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” You can read the rest, but the money shot here:

 “The public record reveals that the New York Times was quoting from these memos the day before the referenced tweet, which belies Mr. Comey’s excuse,” the statement from Kasowitz said.   Though Comey claimed he didn't orchestrate the leak until May 16, four days after Trump's May 12 tweet, a New York Tim…

Alan Dershowitz: History, precedent and James Comey's opening statement show that Trump did not obstruct justice

Alan Dershowitz is a liberal, but also a legal scholar and what he has to say about the Comey testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee is right on.

"In 1992, then-President George H.W. Bush pardoned Caspar Weinberger and five other individuals who had been indicted or convicted in connection with the Iran-Contra arms deal. The special prosecutor, Lawrence Walsh, was furious, accusing Bush of stifling his ongoing investigation and suggesting that he may have done it to prevent Weinberger or the others from pointing the finger of blame at Bush himself. The New York Times also reported that the investigation might have pointed to Bush himself.  This is what Walsh said: "The Iran-contra cover-up, which has continued for more than six years, has now been completed with the pardon of Caspar Weinberger. We will make a full report on our findings to Congress and the public describing the details and extent of this cover-up."
He goes on to relate the truth of the Presi…

Comey Testimony: Self-Serving Comey clears Trumps - Indicts himself

Jim Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday and he basically cleared Trump of any wrong-doing in the Russia Investigation.  Per Trump's attorney.

The largest revelation is that Comey revealed that he did, in fact, tell Trump on 3 occasions that he wasn't the subject of the investigation.

Additionally, as Trump's attorney, Marc Kasowitz outlined:


"[Comey] also admitted that there is no evidence that a single vote changed as a result of any Russian interference."

"Comey's testimony also makes clear that the President never sought to impede the investigation into attempted Russian interference in the 2016 election."

"The President never, in any form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone."

"The President also never told Mr. Comey, 'I need loyalty, I expect loyalty' in any form or substance."

"Mr. Comey admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made…

Heartbreak: Democrat's Dream of Trump's Obstruction of Russian Investigation Dies

Yesterday testimony by Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers both separately said that while they won't comment on the specifics of their conversations with Trump, neither had felt pressure from the administration. "I have never felt pressured to intervene in the Russia investigation in any way," Coats told members of the Senate intelligence committee when asked about such reports.

Opps. Not what we've been hearing over the last week by anonymous sources to the Washington Post.

This directly contradicts what The Post wrote just last week. Citing those "unnamed sources", that Trump had pushed both of them to look into pushing the investigation to a close.

Both denied it happened.  So what we have since Trump was elected is a coordinated effort by the media to have Tump looked at as an obstructor of justice, a crook, and a remade Nixon.  Of course, it's not working out.

Just after they testified Come…

For Third Yeah in a Row Zahra Billoo Bashes American Dead on Memorial Day

Via Fire Andrea Mitchell.

It wouldn’t be a Memorial Day without the Muslim terrorist-linked group CAIR bashing US Troops. This is actually the third year in a row Zahra Billoo has bashed US Troops for Memorial Day. Billoo is the executive director of CAIR’s San Francisco Bay Area chapter. Islam in San Francisco. Imagine that. CAIR has links to many terrorist organizations including the Muslim Brotherhood.  Follow the link for more.  Billoo is nothing more than a terrorist twit, a spokeswoman for the same tripe we hear from ISIS, and other terrorist organizations that CAIR covertly supports.  Time for them to be called on the carpet for this and their designation of a non-profit organization should be changed to a place on the terrorism watch list.

Washington Post's Fake News about Jared Kushner Busted: Kushner didn't suggest Back Door Channel

Well, once again yet another fake story from the Washington Post is proved wrong. Via Fox News.
A December meeting between Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and one of the senior advisers in the Trump administration, and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak at Trump Tower focused on Syria, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News Monday.  During the meeting the Russians broached the idea of using a secure line between the Trump administration and Russia, not Kushner, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News. That follows a recent report from The Washington Post alleging that Kushner wanted to develop a secure, private line with Russia.  The idea of a permanent back channel was never discussed, according to the source. Instead, only a one-off for a call about Syria was raised in the conversation.
In addition, the source told Fox News the December meeting focused on Russia's contention that the Obama administration's policy on Syria was deeply flawed.

Bernie Sanders Donors file 300 Million Dollar Lawsuit against the DNC

By now it's clear that the DNC kneecapped the Sanders campaign in the primaries to give Hillary the nomination.  Now they're going to court over it, to the tune of 300 million bucks.
Of all the weird sideshows in American politics, the one unfolding in a Florida courtroom may be one of the strangest. Largely uncovered by anything resembling the elite political media, a passel of disgruntled Bernie Sanders donors has filed a $300 million class-action suit against the Democratic National Committee for $300 million alleging that the DNC defrauded them by rigging the primary process against the Sanders campaign. From Newsweek:
Jared Beck, a Harvard Law graduate and one of the several attorneys who filed the suit against the DNC and its former chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz, wants retribution for donations made by supporters to the Vermont senator's campaign, citing six legal claims of the DNC's deceptive conduct, negligent misrepresentation, and fraud. The DNC violate…

Media Matters has Violated it's Tax Exemption Status and it's Time it's been Revoked

Back in 2011 I and many others including Fox News, as well many bloggers wrote that Media Matters non-profit status should be revoked, and as such should be charged IRS taxes  There are very stringent rules for gaining non-profit profit status to be considered non-taxable by the IRS., and many don't's.  One of those is in regards to political activities.  Here's the rule in question.
It may not be an action organization, i.e., it may not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of its activities and it may not participate in any campaign activity for or against political candidates.  Organizations described in section 501(c)(3) are commonly referred to as charitable organizations. Organizations described in section 501(c)(3), other than testing for public safety organizations, are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170.  The organization must not be organized or operated for the benefit of private interests, and n…

BOMBSHELL: Obama, his CIA director James Brennan “WEAPONIZED” intel against Trump to give Hillary the White House

Huge story, broken by Circa News, capsulized by  The New York Post has the information.
New revelations have surfaced that the Obama administration abused intelligence during the election by launching a massive domestic spy campaign that included snooping on Trump officials.

The irony is mind-boggling: Targeting political opposition is long a technique of police states like Russia, which Team Obama has loudly condemned for allegedly using its own intelligence agencies to hack into our election.  The revelations, as well as testimony this week from former Obama intel officials, show the extent to which the Obama administration politicized and weaponized intelligence against Americans.  Thanks to Circa News, we now know the National Security Agency under President Barack Obama routinely violated privacy protections while snooping through foreign intercepts involving US citizens — and failed to disclose the breaches, prompting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court a month before t…

James Comey behind Leak of Jared Kushner story to Washington Post

As the Washington Post breathlessly reported about Kushner's contacts with Russia the question that comes to mind "Who leaked this?"

I have my own sources within the FBI as a former spook so I made a call to inquire.  All I got was, "Past Cork base boss". That's an old code word for the FBI director that was used many years ago, but because I have been out of service, he knew I would get it.  That would have been James Comey, former FBI director.   As a side note there are many agents who are not at all unhappy that their former boss was gone.  But one is particularly unhappy and plans to come forward in the future.

The Washington Post puts the info sourcing "US officials briefed on intelligence reports", which is utter nonsense.

James Comey has been blatantly carrying on his own private coup against Trump since the election cycle, first by refusing to charge Hillary Clinton with crimes that that would have put anyone else in the clink.  Agents w…

WAPO: Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

They must have these non-stories in a cue.

Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, according to U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports.
Ambassador Sergey Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on Dec. 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S. officials. Kislyak said Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications.
The meeting also was attended by Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser.
The White House disclosed the meeting only in March, playing down its significance. But people familiar with …

US Launches Missiles on Syrian Airfields

About time!
"The United States launched nearly five dozen cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield early Friday in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians, the first direct assault on the Damascus government since the beginning of that country's bloody civil war in 2011.  "It is in the vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons," President Donald Trump said in a statement. "Tonight I call on all civilized nations to join us in seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria, and also to end terrorism of all kinds and all types."
Fifty-nine Tomahawk missiles targeted an airbase at Shayrat, located outside Homs. The missiles targeted the base's airstrips, hangars, control tower and ammunition areas, officials said.  Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said initial indications were that the strike had "severely damaged or destroyed Syrian aircr…

Media Hypocrisy on Preet Bharara Firing

Talk about Fake News...

"The call to Preet Bharara’s office from President Trump’s assistant came on Thursday. Would Mr. Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan, please call back?The following day, Mr. Bharara was one of 46 United States attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama asked to resign — and to immediately clean out their offices. The request took many in his office by surprise because, in a meeting in November, Mr. Bharara was asked by the then-president-elect to stay on.Mr. Bharara refused to resign. On Saturday, he announced on Twitter that he had been fired.
It was unclear whether the president’s call on Thursday was an effort to explain his change of heart about keeping Mr. Bharara or to discuss another matter. The White House would not comment on Saturday.
However, there are protocols governing a president’s direct contact with federal prosecutors. According to two people with knowledge of the events who were not authorized to discuss delicate conversatio…

Progressive Left about to Self Destruct

After getting shellacked in the 2016 race, progressives still don't get it. Currently they are mounting a "comeback" for 2018, which means to do that they have to go after their own, conservative Democrats. This won't work out well, as the 2016 wasn't just a win for the GOP, it was a complete repudiation of the progressive agenda which ran amok over the last eight years. Again the platform was completely rejected in 2016, and the 2018 races don't look much better. But it will be fun to see them "eat their own". "Where Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) failed in the 2016 presidential election and DNC election chair respectively, the far left is eyeing red state Democrats, specifically Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), if they don’t start fighting back against Trump. Similar to the Tea Party, the progressive wing of the Democratic Party feels that only their agenda is the one that can usher the Democrats back into power, notin…

Obama's former wiretapping of Journalist was just the Beginning of things to Come?

Gateway Pundit has more on this, but in the field of intelligence, if a well stinks, it always stinks. In 2013 Obama used his power to go after journalist who he thought threatened his agenda. If he did it then, then odds on he could do it now.

In 1974 Nixon resigned for for just a small part of what Obama is being accused of, which is why Congress is involved, and why after the investigation a Special Prosecutor should be appointed.

From GP:

"In addition to the coming investigation by congress, we also know now that Obama in the past also wire tapped various individuals in the US media that were reporting information not flattering to the Obama Administration. It is widely known, and proven that Obama’s Justice Department targeted journalists with wiretaps in 2013:

* In 2013 the liberal Washington Post expressed outrage after the revelation that the Justice Department had investigated the newsgathering activities of a Fox News reporter as a potential crime in a probe of classifie…

Comey channels CNN, asks the DOJ to squash Obama Tapping Charge?

Like what the? ....Does Comey work for CNN?  Of course is one of the Times "confidential American senior officials, and the FBI hasn't confirmed it yet, so..thus...made up?

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, asked the Justice Department this weekend to publicly reject President Trump’s assertion that President Barack Obama ordered the tapping of Mr. Trump’s phones, senior American officials said on Sunday. Mr. Comey has argued that the highly charged claim is false and must be corrected, they said, but the department has not released any such statement.

Mr. Comey, who made the request on Saturday after Mr. Trump leveled his allegation on Twitter, has been working to get the Justice Department to knock down the claim because it falsely insinuates that the F.B.I. broke the law, the officials said.

A spokesman for the F.B.I. declined to comment. Sarah Isgur Flores, the spokeswoman for the Justice Department, also declined to comment.

Mr. Comey’s request is a remarkabl…

New Jeff Session's Russian Scandal, Much Ado about Nothing

Democrats sense blood in the water, but there is nothing to see here.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during last year's presidential campaign, while Sessions was still a senator.  News of the conversations was first reported by The Washington Post. The Wall Street Journal separately reported that U.S. investigators had examined contacts between Sessions and Russian officials and that the Justice Department was "wringing its hands" about how to proceed in the matter. The Journal also reported that Sessions did not know that his communications were under investigation.  Reports about the meetings appeared to contradict a statement Sessions made during his confirmation hearing to become attorney general. Sessions was asked by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., how he would respond "if there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of this c…

Bernie's Supporters: "Get with us or we will Replace You!"

Er...money quote: "The irony? Bernie Sanders himself doesn’t meet this standard, having voted to confirm three of Trump’s Cabinet picks so far. If Sanders doesn’t pass a progressive purity standard, it’s probably not worth imposing."

The Bernie supporters got "burned" badly when Hillary kneecapped them in the primaries, and now they're out for blood.  Problem is that like the quote, their standard bearer isn't even with the program.



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Bill Maher Slanders Carryn Owens Window of Navy Seal

Not going to go over well with Americans at all. Democrats are voicing the same opinion as well, which proves they are just descending into insanity over their hate of Trump. Carryn's emotion was real. She's the wife of a slain Navy Seal, and Maher sexist comment that she allowed herself to be used is simply idiotic. But then Maher is the king of misogynist, and has a long history of sexist statements towards women, so what would you expect. Lefies welcome this kind of crap while going after anybody on the right who would dare say the same thing. I would like to see him say the same thing to Carryn's face, but he's too much a coward for that.




Oprah for President? She believes she can, but she's missing the Point

Oprah for president? I guess, but I doubt she actually could win. Her reason is Trump did it, so...
However the problem is that she thinks Trump won based on celebrity, but that's not the case..He won on message, which resonated with voters. Issues that Americans found important which they have been against for some time now.
The voters who voted for Trump did so because they're tired of the way the country was heading after four years of a far left wing President, who at the the time of his departure had a 29% disapproval rating on most polls when it came to "direction of country". No matter what Obama's popularity was, it was based more on celebrity than anything else (and some polling juice), and when Trump came along he pushed back at Obama's agenda, thus Trump won the election. Oprah's agenda would nothing more than a flashback to those unpopular left wing agendas that Obama shoved down the throats of American and would likely be rejected outright…

CNN Poll on Trump's Speech, 70% approval

Note: I know, but suspiciously enough the nets aren't doing many online polls, which makes me think - and know - he hit it out of the park. God, they wouldn't want that to show on a poll? Wait, CNN? ...Well, Still some twisting (direction of country was high before before the speech (higher than Obama's 26% at end of office), nevertheless...High marks, 70% approval of speech. Obama likely shrieking at his 90" Flat-screen at his mansion in Hawaii, in his best Cpt. Kirk impression, "KHAAAAAAANNNNNN!" "Michele, saddle up my jet!!". Still, pre-speech, Trump promises kept so far 8-1, this is the President America has been waiting for. Hell, new tie and all!



Trump Approval Rating at 52% Despite "Poll Juice" by MSM

Trump approval, 52%. As opposed to NBC news using unscientific Survey Monkey polling. For reference, FiveThiryEight gives SurveyMonkey a rating of C-. While SurveyMonkey doesn’t release margins of error with their polling because of the methodology, FiveThirtyEight gives them an average error of 11.2 points. This was determined by analyzing eleven of their polls to final results. - In other words they're crap.

Rasmussen Poll.

News Flash: Comparisons of Trump, Bush, Reagan and Nixon to Hitler are Historically Incorrect

For years the tiring line of the left when it comes to leaders from the right is to compare them to Hitler, whether it's Nixon, Reagan,Bush,and now Trump, the historically incorrect comparison is laughable.
But the facts of History don't hold that up. Actually Hitler was a socialist, and by his own definition. Modern day liberals, or more accurately "progressives" are simply hybrids of Hitler's platform, especially hate for the Jews, socialization of society, calling capitalism the "enemy", are in direct "lock step" with Hitler's dream.
In fact it's one of the progressive wing's platform in 1963, to cloak their agenda in order to pull it off. Much of what you see in America now, is simply because of how far they've gotten in their agenda over the last 40 years. So the next time you hear some liberal call you a Hitler, tell them to go read some actual history, and look in the mirror.

More of the myth busting here. http://…