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The Department of Justice Inspector General will release a report on Dec 9 of their investigation into the origins of the Robert Mueller Special Counsel Investigation. The documented was released today to other departments and some news agencies. Current indicators show that the actions by the FBI were not illegal nor were they politically motivated. It also suggests the foundation of the Trump-Russia investigation was not predicated on false information or illicitly obtained FISA warrants.

Many Republicans and right wing pundits expected this report to exonerate President Trump and implicate former FBI director James Comey, Hillary Clinton, former FBI lawyers Lisa Page, former FBI agent Peter Strzok and others.

Attorney General William Barr, however, disagrees with some of the key points of the findings by this investigation. But this is to be expected as Barr has functioned more like a personal attorney for President Trump rather than the US as a whole.



Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

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I have to make a follow up on my previous post. This just keeps getting more interesting by the day.  I to set up some backstory to help paint this picture so bear with me.

I have to start with former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Sessions was one of the first open supports of Trump's campaign.  And in the transactional M.O. that is Donald Trump, he rewarded Sessions with the appointment to the AG position. But sessions had contact with Russia in 2016 which made him partly involved with the Russia Investigation.  Because of this involvement, Sessions did the right thing by recusing himself from that investigation. This angered Trump greatly even publicly stating many times that if he knew Sessions would recuse himself, he never would have made him AG. Trump only wants people that benefit him, regardless of the benefit to the public.

Trump eventually fires Sessions because Jeff wouldn't go back on his recusal.  In comes William Barr.  Barr was appointed in 2019 because he wrote several papers critical of the Russia Investigation and heavy support for Trump.  He is also a professed advocate for Unified Executive Theory (basically solidifies executive power and offsets some checks and balances in the president's favor).

Again, keep in mind that Barr has been exceptionally critical of the Russia Investigation and proclaimed it was heavily biased in both initiation and operations. To that extent, he launched his own investigation into the Russia Investigation lead by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz. Barr, Trump and many others had touted this This Horowitz Report as the end all be all report to prove how biased and corrupt the Russia Investigation was. And as we now know, that report did not return the results he wanted. He has refused the results and continue to proclaim the whole thing was biased.  Are we starting to see the irony here?

But he doesn't want to leave at just that...so he's now pushing the upcoming results from a second, parallel but also the same, investigation that is supposed to refute the results of the former.  He's pitting his own investigations against each other because the outcome of one of them didn't align with his own bias....which was literally an investigation into bias.



Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

FISA abuse and Steele Russian dossier isn't legit?



The Canadian National Anthem According To Justin Trudeau

 

Oh planet Earth! The home of native lands, 
True social law, in all of us demand.
With cattle farts, we view sea rise,
Our North sinking slowly.
From far and snide, oh planet Earth, 
Our healthcare is yours free!
Science save our land, harnessing the breeze,
Oh planet Earth, smoke weed and ferment yeast.
Oh planet Earth, ell gee bee queue and tee.

I've been wondering if anybody was going to post a Hannity video and here we are. But I find it funny that everybody that wanted the Horowitz report to drop some major bombshells claims that it does despite the actual investigators saying no, it doesn't.

Who are you going to be believe? Hannity or the actual investigators? Never mind, don't answer that. Hannity still thinks Clinton did everything the previous investigations proved she didn't.

It's also interesting to hear Hannity call the DOJ the deep state. Trump called the Department of Defense the deep state recently. Is anything and everything that doesn't bow down to Trump the deep state? Never mind, don't answer that either.



Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

On a more light-hearted note, Trump's own election campaign Twitter account failed to understand pop culture in the most extreme way this morning.



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EricHiggin said:

FISA abuse and Steele Russian dossier isn't legit?

My rebuttal.

EDIT: Fun Fact - The IG report just proved, or corroborated, that Christopher Steele not only was in favor of Trump but has been a long time friend of Ivanka's.  She once even offered him to join the Trump Organization. He even met with her at Trump Tower just before starting his dossier. 

Last edited by SpokenTruth - on 11 December 2019

Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

SpokenTruth said:
Bandorr said:

"I’m going to surround myself only with the best and most serious people."

-Donald Trump, August 30, 2016

Hashtag DraintheSwamp!

SpokenTruth said:

On a more light-hearted note, Trump's own election campaign Twitter account failed to understand pop culture in the most extreme way this morning.

ROFLMAO!

And everybody pointing out that not only is he the villain, but that he failed at that exact moment...

Last edited by Bofferbrauer2 - on 11 December 2019

Bofferbrauer2 said:
SpokenTruth said:

"I’m going to surround myself only with the best and most serious people."

-Donald Trump, August 30, 2016

Hashtag DraintheSwamp!

SpokenTruth said:

Trump is the Swamp.

He brought corruption into the whitehouse on a style not seen before.
Also Nepotism, how many family + friends, got work in the whitehouse, and titles they wheren't qualified for?

Its crazy theres like ~15 ppl in the whitehouse, who got a job basically because their family.

Trump ran on the slogan "drain the swamp" (ei. get rid of the political elites, the rich, and the corruption)
(the irony is he is all that, but somehow his voters ate that lie)



EricHiggin said:

FISA abuse and Steele Russian dossier isn't legit?

Fox News with "Deep state" in the title.

I'm not going to watch a propaganda piece.  Imagine controlling most of the government, and still being convinced that the government is out to get you.  



Bofferbrauer2 said:
SpokenTruth said:

"I’m going to surround myself only with the best and most serious people."

-Donald Trump, August 30, 2016

Hashtag DraintheSwamp!

SpokenTruth said:

On a more light-hearted note, Trump's own election campaign Twitter account failed to understand pop culture in the most extreme way this morning.

ROFLMAO!

And everybody pointing out that not only is he the villain, but that he failed at that exact moment...

The funny part is that its not even surprising that his administration isn't even smart enough to understand the context.