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-Lurid Crime Tales-
The Hillary Clinton Email Saga Just Got A Lot Weirder
2019-08-18
BLUF:
[RED STATE] The depth of the cover-up involved in Hillary’s email illegality is absolutely breath-taking. The lengths they went to and the amount of people who were working to shift priorities and bury evidence seems almost inconceivable, yet we have the government documentation proving these things happened.

Despite all this, it looks like everyone is going to get away with it. The media still claim Obama had no scandals while the current DOJ is ignoring criminal referrals by the IG for figures like Peter Strzok, Andrew McCabe, and James Comey. In fact, some of these people are so emboldened that they are now suing the government to get their full pensions. Meanwhile, others hide behind blanket immunity that was given for no logical reason whatsoever.

This is why so few people trusts our institutions. It’s also why the many conservatives who spent years insisting we treat the FBI/DOJ as sacrosanct were simply wrong. The corruption is blatantly evident. These were not people just trying to do their job and protect Americans. They were political actors that perverted the system of justice and that deserves the exposition it’s now getting.

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The depth of the cover-up involved in Hillary’s email illegality is absolutely breath-taking. The lengths they went to and the amount of people who were working to shift priorities and bury evidence seems almost inconceivable, yet we have the government documentation proving these things happened.

Despite all this, it looks like everyone is going to get away with it. The media still claim Obama had no scandals while the current DOJ is ignoring criminal referrals by the IG for figures like Peter Strzok, Andrew McCabe, and James Comey. In fact, some of these people are so emboldened that they are now suing the government to get their full pensions. Meanwhile, others hide behind blanket immunity that was given for no logical reason whatsoever.

This is why so few people trusts our institutions. It’s also why the many conservatives who spent years insisting we treat the FBI/DOJ as sacrosanct were simply wrong. The corruption is blatantly evident. These were not people just trying to do their job and protect Americans. They were political actors that perverted the system of justice and that deserves the exposition it’s now getting.
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Federal judge rules against Maryland as Judicial Watch wins big to uncover obvious vote fraud potential
2019-08-17
[AMERICANTHINKER] Judicial Watch announced today that a federal court has ordered the State of Maryland to produce voter list data for Montgomery County, the state’s biggest county. The court ruling comes in the Judicial Watch lawsuit filed July 18, 2017, against Montgomery County and the Maryland State Boards of Elections under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA).

The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Baltimore Division (Judicial Watch vs. Linda H. Lamone, et al. (No. 1:17-cv-02006)). The decision follows NVRA-related Judicial Watch successes in Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, and Kentucky that could lead to removal of up to 1.85 million inactive voters from voter registration lists. The NVRA requires states to take reasonable steps to clean up its voting rolls and to make documents about its voter list maintenance practices available to anyone who asks.

Judicial Watch had sought the Maryland voter list data after discovering that there were more registered voters in Montgomery County than citizens over the age of 18 who could register. U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander rejected Maryland’s objections to providing the voter list information under Section 8(i) of the National Voter Registration Act:

Related:
Judicial Watch: 2019-08-09 With Latest Trump Dossier-DOJ News, How Many Heads Are Going To Roll ?
Judicial Watch: 2019-08-09 JW: Comey Caught With @RealDonaldTrump FBI Files In His House.
Judicial Watch: 2019-08-08 Somalis Welcomed As Refugees by Obama, Charged with Terrorism in Arizona
Related:
Montgomery County: 2019-08-15 Two Illegal Immigrants Arrested for Repeatedly Raping 11-Year-Old Girl
Montgomery County: 2019-08-04 9 dead, 26 injured in a shooting in Dayton, Ohio
Montgomery County: 2019-06-15 Maryland Government Building Replaces POW/MIA Flag With LGBT Flag
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Home Front: Politix
New York Times chief outlines coverage shift: From Trump-Russia to Trump racism
2019-08-17
[WASHINGTONEXAMINER] Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the New York Times

...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...

, said recently that, after the Mueller report, the paper has to shift the focus of its coverage from the Trump-Russia affair to the president's alleged racism.

"We built our newsroom to cover one story, and we did it truly well," Baquet said. "Now we have to regroup, and shift resources and emphasis to take on a different story."

Baquet made the remarks at an employee town hall Monday. A recording was leaked to Slate, which published a transcript Thursday.

In the beginning of the Trump administration, the Times geared up to cover the Russia affair, Baquet explained. "Chapter 1 of the story of Donald Trump
...dictatorial for repealing some (but not all) of the diktats of his predecessor, misogynistic because he likes pretty girls, homophobic because he doesn't think gender bending should be mandatory, truly a man for all seasons......
, not only for our newsroom but, frankly, for our readers, was: Did Donald Trump have untoward relationships with the Russians, and was there obstruction of justice? That was a really hard story, by the way, let's not forget that. We set ourselves up to cover that story. I'm going to say it. We won two Pulitzer Prizes covering that story. And I think we covered that story better than anybody else."

But then came the Mueller report, with special counsel Robert Mueller failing to establish that the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to fix the 2016 election. "The day Bob Mueller walked off that witness stand, two things happened," Baquet continued. "Our readers who want Donald Trump to go away suddenly thought, 'Holy shit, Bob Mueller is not going to do it.' And Donald Trump got a little emboldened politically, I think. Because, you know, for obvious reasons. And I think that the story changed. A lot of the stuff we're talking about started to emerge like six or seven weeks ago. We're a little tiny bit flat-footed. I mean, that's what happens when a story looks a certain way for two years. Right?"

Baquet used the gentlest terms possible ‐ "the story changed" ‐ but the fact is, the conspiracy-coordination allegation the Times had devoted itself to pursuing turned out to be false. Beyond that, Democrats on Capitol Hill struggled to press an obstruction case against the president. The Trump-Russia hole came up dry.

Now, Baquet continued, "I think that we've got to change." The Times must "write more deeply about the country, race, and other divisions."

"I mean, the vision for coverage for the next two years is what I talked about earlier: How do we cover a guy who makes these kinds of remarks?" Baquet said. "How do we cover the world's reaction to him? How do we do that while continuing to cover his policies? How do we cover America, that's become so divided by Donald Trump?"

The town hall was spurred by angry reaction, both inside and outside the Times, to a headline that many on the Left faulted for being insufficiently anti-Trump. After the El Paso shootings, when the president denounced white supremacy, the Times published a page-one story with the heading, "Trump Urges Unity Vs. Racism."

Related:
Dean Baquet: 2019-01-02 Former NYT Editor Claims Paper Went ‘Anti-Trump' for Profit
Dean Baquet: 2018-07-04 New York Times Reassigns Reporter Who Had Sexual Relationship With Source
Dean Baquet: 2017-12-22 New York Times will keep reporter accused of sexual misconduct
Related:
Mueller report: 2019-07-28 Mark Levin: ‘There is no Mueller report. It's a Weissmann report'
Mueller report: 2019-06-29 Jimmy Carter Goes Off the Conspiracy Theory Deep End on Trump
Mueller report: 2019-06-17 Andrew McCabe Says Now Is The Time To Try To Impeach Trump
Related:
Robert Mueller: 2019-08-15 Judge rejects FBI plea to keep Comey memos redacted
Robert Mueller: 2019-08-15 Democrats tagging Trump as white supremacist a losing strategy
Robert Mueller: 2019-08-09 With Latest Trump Dossier-DOJ News, How Many Heads Are Going To Roll ?
Related:
Racism: 2019-08-04 Supporters of far-right activist Tommy Robinson clash with police in London
Racism: 2019-08-03 CNN Business - White Robots Are Raaaaacist
Racism: 2019-08-02 CNN: White Robots Are Evidence of Racism
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Daily Mail sez Ghislaine Maxwell is in Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts
2019-08-15
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style='float:right;border:1px solid midnightblue;padding:3px;margin:3px;' />[Mail] Ghislaine Maxwell, long-time consort of Jeffrey Epstein and the alleged procurer of victims in his underage sex trafficking ring, has been laying low in a New England beach town, DailyMail.com has learned exclusively.

Maxwell, 57, is in a relationship with Scott Borgerson, 43, and has been living with him at his secluded oceanfront property at the end of a long private road in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts.

The British socialite has been loath to leave the $3 million mansion, a source told DailyMail.com amid heightened focus on Epstein's alleged co-conspirators following the convicted pedophile's apparent suicide on Saturday.

'She's become a real homebody, rarely ventures out. She's the antithesis of the woman who traveled extensively and partied constantly with Epstein,' said a source familiar with Maxwell's new life.
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Home Front: Culture Wars
On beyond Veritas: Google Insider Turns Over 950 Pages Of Docs And Laptop To DOJ
2019-08-14
Trust busting to follow? One can only hope, since reforming themselves is not a possibility.
[SaraACarter] A former Google insider claiming the company created algorithms to hide its political bias within artificial intelligence platforms ‐ in effect targeting particular words, phrases and contexts to promote, alter, reference or manipulate perceptions of Internet content ‐ delivered roughly 950 pages of documents to the Department of Justice’s Antitrust division Friday.

The former Google insider, who has already spoken in to the nonprofit organization Project Veritas, met with SaraACarter.com on several occasions last week. He was interviewed in silhouette, to conceal his identity, in group’s latest film, which they say exposes bias inside the social media platform.

Several weeks prior, the insider mailed a laptop to the DOJ containing the same information delivered on Friday, they said. The former insider is choosing to remain anonymous until Project Verita’s James O’Keefe reveals his identity tomorrow (Wednesday).

He told this news hound on his recent trip to Washington D.C. that the documents he turned over to the Justice Department will provide proof that Google has been manipulating the algorithms and the evidence of how it was done, the insider said.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai told the House Judiciary Committee in December, 2018, that the search engine was not biased against conservatives. Pichai explained what algorithm’s are said Google’s algorithm was not offensive to conservatives because its artificial intelligence does not operate in that manner. He told politicians, "things like relevance, freshness, popularity, how other people are using it" are what drives the search results. Pichai said even if his programmers were anti-Republican, the process is so intricate that the artificial intelligence could not be manipulated and it was to complicated to train the algorithm to fit their bias.

Google did not immediately respond for comment on the insider’s claims, however, this story will be updated if comment is provided.
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Epstein? Russia? Move the DOJ and FBI out of Washington
2019-08-14
[PJ] "Jeffrey Epstein's computers seized during FBI raid on private island " screams the headline in Tuesday's New York Post.

It's meant to be a shocker, but are you shocked? Of course not. What's shocking is that this didn't happen ten years ago.

The behavior of the federal government in the Epstein matter from its inception to the tycoon/pedophile's death has been nothing short of execrable. The attorney general was "appalled." He should have been, although it's likely little of this happened directly on his watch. But it besmirches the entire organization.

That people were hidden from exposure in this most heinous of crimes ‐ they call it "short eyes" in prison for a reason ‐ because they were important or powerful in some way is nauseating. Once the facts are known, everyone involved (adults only, of course) should be incarcerated or, failing that, subject to the public, career-destroying, opprobrium they so richly deserve. This should happen no matter whose ox is gored. (The repellent celebrities that continued to pal around with Epstein after his initial incarceration deserve their own special ring of Dante's Hell.)

But bad as it is, the Epstein affair is far from the worst malfeasance of the FBI/DOJ in recent years. That honor belongs to the Russia probe. Epstein, horrible as it is, is largely about the private lives of a certain number of despicable individuals. The Russia madness affected all of us, dominating the public attention since Trump was elected and weakening America before the world for absolutely no reason but to reverse the results of an otherwise legal election.

It was a treasonous farce with FBI and the DOJ up to their necks in all of it, as well as numerous other government agencies and officials, but let's restrict ourselves to these two culprits.

The real question before us is can these organizations ‐ two of the most crucial arms of any democracy ‐ correct themselves?

We don't know. This is supposedly underway. But you'll have to excuse me for being a little bit skeptical that enough of the guilty heads will roll or that the house will thoroughly be cleaned. These organizations are too incestuous and, as my headline indicates, are headquartered too close to the rest of the government in Washington. That means that people involved with justice spend too much time around politicians, media and all the rest of the Beltway players. They are subject to influences they should be far away from. They have friends they shouldn't have.
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Friend of Dayton shooter faces federal charges, US attorney says
2019-08-13
[WCPO] DOJ: Ethan Kollie, 24, illegally bought firearm components, body armor.

Federal officials have charged a friend of the Oregon District gunman with illegally buying body armor and components for the weapon used in the deadly mass shooting on Aug. 4.

Ethan Kollie, 24, of Kettering, admitted buying an upper receiver that was attached to Connor Betts's AR-15 and the 100-round double-drum magazine Betts used to kill nine people in the Dayton entertainment district, according to an affidavit.

Kollie and Betts, 24, of Bellbrook, allegedly assembled the AR-15 in Kollie's apartment 10 weeks ago, according to U.S. Attorney Benjamin Glassman. Kollie bought the drum 6-8 weeks ago and that's when Betts took possession of all three components, Glassman said.

Kollie's admitted drug use made it illegal for him to purchase or possess a firearm or components, and Kollie is also being charged for lying on federal firearm forms, according to Glassman. Kollie owned several guns and had a concealed carry permit.

Glassman said there is no evidence that Kollie participated in the planning or shooting with Betts.

Kollie, who was arrested Friday, said he and Betts did "hard drugs," marijuana and acid together four or five times a week between 2014 and 2015, according to Glassman. Kollie also told FBI agents he smokes marijuana every day and has done so since he was 14, and that he uses psychedelic mushrooms he grows in his apartment, Glassman said.
Good lord. It’s a wonder the man is able to open both eyes at the same time, never mind pointing them both in the same direction.
Kollie owned a micro Draco pistol, a Taurus semi-automatic and a .38 Taurus revolver, Glassman said. Agents interviewing Kollie at his apartment said they smelled marijuana and saw a bong and the Draco pistol in plain sight. When agents returned with a search warrant, they said Kollie was carrying the .38 and what they believed was a small amount of marijuana.

When purchasing weapons, Kollie checked the "No" box when asked if he used drugs, Glassman said.

Kollie said he kept the gun components and body armor he bought for Betts earlier this year because Betts wanted to hide them from his parents, according to Glassman.

Glassman and Todd Wickerham, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI office in Cincinnati, announced the charges at a 2 p.m. news conference in Dayton.

Glassman said the FBI investigation is continuing and anyone who assisted Betts or had prior knowledge of the attack would face federal charges.

Wickerham said the FBI is still examining the cell phone Betts was carrying at the time of the attack.

Kollie faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of possessing a firearm as an unlawful user of a controlled substance, and up to five years for making a false statement regarding firearms, Glassman said.

Betts killed his sister and eight others and maimed 14, officials say. More than a dozen others were hurt while trying to escape the gunfire on Fifth Street. Police shot and killed Betts at the scene.
Related:
Connor Betts: 2019-08-10 FBI Can't Unlock Dayton Shooter's Phone
Connor Betts: 2019-08-10 Dayton shooter Connor Betts’ slain sister was a transgender man: report
Connor Betts: 2019-08-09 The link between pot and mass shootings may be closer than we think
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Fauxcahontas Tries To Court Rural Voters With Free Broadband Smoke Signal Blanket
2019-08-11
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style='float:right;border:1px solid midnightblue;padding:3px;margin:3px;' />[The Federalist] Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has an elitist problem, and she knows it.

Her Boston background makes her a prime target for Republican opponents to brand her as an out-of-touch coastal elite if she were to emerge as the Democratic nominee next fall, a fitting description for a Massachusetts senator with an Ivy League background who lectures on the campaign trail like a college professor. Similar to Hillary Clinton in 2016, Warren is a walking briefing book with a plan for seemingly everything. She even earned a spot for it on the cover of Time magazine in May. The words "I have a plan for that" featured prominently on the page next to a determined, forward-looking Warren. The text has since become an unofficial motto of the Warren campaign.

This week, Warren kicked off her Iowa road trip with the announcement of a new plan to provide high-speed internet access to rural communities, a proposal aimed at expanding the senator’s base as she tries to shed the elitist professor image moving into the next phase of the Democratic primary.

"As we head into Iowa, I’m sharing my new plans to invest in rural communities. It’s time to put their interests ahead of giant companies and Wall Street," Warren tweeted.

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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Revealing the systemic coup between Bruce Ohr and Christopher Steele
2019-08-10
[COMMDIGINEWS] July congressional hearings reveal that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s team conducted a two-day interview in London with British ex-spy Remington Christopher Steele. Thus beginning to unpeel the onion on DOJ abuse of powers. Steele is the author of the unsubstantiated and salacious dossier attacking President Trump, creating the Russia Hoax.

The truth is coming home to roost.

The facts emerging are that Steele’s anti-Trump bias was well known at or about the November 2016 presidential election. Despite the many red flags, the DOJ, including operative Bruce Ohr’s bias, the initial FISA applications did rely on the dossier. A dossier that holds no truth.

Attorney General William Barr and the front man for John Durham both said that the focus of their investigation would be on "unauthorized surveillance" and "political surveillance". The Durham investigation will inevitably focus on John Brennan
...director of the CIA under the Obama administration. One of the deeper dwelling denizens of the Deep State, possibly even the guy who lit the match that launched the Russiagate coup attempt...
, James Clapper, and JamesThe spine of the FBI is the rule of law Comey
The disgraced, except in his own mind, former head of the FBI...
. The implications of what comes out will be earthshaking.

Before the FBI applied for its first FISA warrant, bureau officials were battling with a senior Justice Department official who had "continued concerns" about the "possible bias" of a source pivotal to the application. (FBI clashed with DOJ over potential ’bias’ of source for surveillance warrant: McCabe-Page texts) Nonetheless, Jim Comey signed off on the FISA warrant applications to surveil the Trump campaign.

This despite "an individual with links to the dossier" that was desperate that Donald Trump
...His ancestors didn't own any slaves...
lose the eleciton. Once Trump won, Steele, Strozk, Comey, and Ohr were all "passionate" about him not ascending to the presidency.

Related:
Michael Horowitz: 2019-08-01 AG Barr Uncovered 'Very Troubling Information' on 'Fraudulent' FISA Process
Michael Horowitz: 2019-07-23 Comey's inside man at White House emerges as DOJ inspector general finalizes FISA abuse report
Michael Horowitz: 2019-07-11 Trump dossier author Steele gets 16-hour DOJ grilling
Related:
Christopher Steele: 2019-07-31 Chris Wray's FBI continues to cover for Team Comey's Russia shenanigans
Christopher Steele: 2019-07-27 Mueller's Ignorance Of Fusion GPS Proves His Investigation Was A Sham
Christopher Steele: 2019-07-23 Comey's inside man at White House emerges as DOJ inspector general finalizes FISA abuse report
Related:
Bruce Ohr: 2019-07-20 GOP investigators seek Nellie Ohr's research for Fusion GPS on Trump family
Bruce Ohr: 2019-05-02 Rep. Meadows Files Criminal Referral Against Nellie Ohr After New Emails to DOJ About Russian Collusion Surface
Bruce Ohr: 2019-04-27 Trump Says He Will Declassify FBI’s Russia Probe Documents, ‘And Much More’
Related:
William Barr: 2019-08-07 Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok files wrongful termination suit
William Barr: 2019-07-14 AG Barr: Justice Dept. is 'all in' on criminal justice overhaul
William Barr: 2019-07-08 GOP Rep. King: ‘Severe, Serious Abuses' by FBI, CIA ‘Going to Come Out'
Related:
James Clapper: 2019-07-28 Clapper: Obama Ordered The Intelligence Assessment That Resulted In Mueller Investigation
James Clapper: 2019-06-25 Clapper Hears Barr's 'Chilling' Footsteps
James Clapper: 2019-06-16 Durham has questions for Brennan, NSA’s Mike Rogers has the answers
Related:
James Comey: 2019-08-08 Pres. Trump says he's considering a commutation for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blago: ‘I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly'
James Comey: 2019-08-05 'How Comey set a trap for prosecutors when leaking his memos
James Comey: 2019-08-02 Rep. Devin Nunes: James Comey having mismarked 'secret' memo at home was illegal
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Ex-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe Sues Over What He Calls Wrongful Firing
2019-08-09
[NPR] Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has sued the Trump administration for what he calls his "unlawful" termination, arguing that his firing last year was the result of improper political interference by the president.

"It was Trump's unconstitutional plan and scheme to discredit and remove DOJ and FBI employees who were deemed to be his partisan opponents because they were not politically loyal to him," the complaint alleges.
Told you she should've been charged
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
With Latest Trump Dossier-DOJ News, How Many Heads Are Going To Roll ?
2019-08-09
[Townhall] So, how many heads are going to roll in September? Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz is supposed to release his long-awaited report on Obama-era FISA abuses. The focal point centers on the DOJ’s FISA spy warrant against Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, which was secured thanks to the Clinton-funded opposition research project called the Trump dossier. It was compiled by ex-British spook Christopher Steele. It was unverified. It was biased. And the DOJ knew it. Not only that, former top DOJ official Bruce Ohr kept contacting Steele months after it was revealed his worked was biased (via Fox News):
The FBI formally documented the anti-Trump bias of British ex-spy Christopher Steele months before the November 2016 presidential election, yet used his unverified dossier in multiple Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court warrant application renewals, records obtained by Fox News show.

The documents, first obtained by Judicial Watch, also revealed that top Justice Department official Bruce Ohr maintained contact with Steele for at least six months after Steele was fired by the FBI for unauthorized media contacts in November 2016.

The summaries of FBI interviews with Ohr, known as 302s, showed that Ohr knew by September 2016 -- a month before the initial FISA application to surveil the Trump campaign -- that Steele was "desperate that Donald Trump not get elected and was passionate about him not being the U.S. President."

A source close to the matter told Fox News "this had the effect of putting a senior DOJ official on notice that a witness/source had an extreme bias." Nevertheless, the FISA warrant application went through in October 2016 with multiple renewals.

While the FISA records are heavily redacted, it does not appear that the FBI's documentation about Steele's bias was ever shared with the FISA court.

The 22 pages of reports on interviews with Ohr also revealed his extensive contacts with Steele. The two communicated on the encrypted messaging app "WhatsApp," according to the records.

The FBI documents showed Ohr's contacts with Steele extended through May 2017, when Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed. Ohr then became a kind of backchannel linking Steele to the FBI after his termination.

So, it was used to renew warrants against Page. Ohr’s wife, Nellie, worked for the research firm Fusion GPS, which was contracted by the Democrats to find dirt on Trump. GPS then reached out to Steele to compile the document.

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-Lurid Crime Tales-
'How Comey set a trap for prosecutors when leaking his memos
2019-08-05
[American Thinker] Had the Department of Justice acted on the criminal referral that Inspector Horowitz reportedly issued regarding James Comey’s leak of memos, it would have fallen into a trap. Credit Comey with the legal sophistication you’d expect from a head of the FBI, but also credit the team assembled by Attorney General Barr for avoiding the trap.

Yesterday, I offered a non-lawyer’s analysis of Why you shouldn’t worry about the DOJ not prosecuting Comey on leaked memos and described the downside of a prosecution when the case is weak:
... imagine to potential consequences of taking as the first case against Comey a prosecution that could well be lost. Once a prosecution fails, the calls to drop the "political motivated persecution" would be legion. It is important that the first case taken to a jury be rock-solid and serious.

Following that, the Twitter account labeled "Undercover Huber" provided a detailed and expert analysis of the weakness of the case against Comey, illustrating the wiliness of the lawman in structuring his actions in a manner that would strengthen his defense against prosecution to the point where a not guilty verdict was probable. To be clear, Undercover Huber does not allege a trap ‐ that is my inference, because I see the political impact of any unsuccessful prosecution. U.H., rather, provides expert knowledge of Comey’s craftiness.

Related: The Federalist - Barr Has Far Bigger Things To Prosecute James Comey For Than Leaking Memos
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