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The Mistresses of Mirrored Halls – Looking At The Corrupt DOJ Side of 'Operation Trump'
[Last Refuge] The leadership of the DOJ and the FBI are intertwined in the 2016 election operation to support candidate Hillary Clinton and defeat candidate Donald Trump. However, most of the investigative discussions center around the FBI side of the equation. There’s a good reason for that.

The FBI side of the conspiracy is pretty straight forward. FBI Director James Comey, FBI Asst. Director Andrew McCabe, FBI Chief Legal Counsel James Baker, FBI Counterintelligence Head Bill Priestap, and FBI Counterintelligence Agent Peter Strzok all played a participatory role in the Trump Operation.

The 2016 FBI counterintelligence operation was surveillance on the Trump Campaign and was thinly disguised under the fraudulent auspices of a FISA warrant, sold as a defense of U.S. democracy from Russia, which permitted the wiretaps and surveillance etc.

Two DOJ people (central to the FBI) relayed and acted as facilitators between the FBI side and the DOJ side: DOJ Deputy Bruce Ohr and FBI/DOJ lawyer Lisa Page. Outlines of their collaborative efforts, and the trails they left behind, have filled the headlines recently.

On the Department of Justice side of the operation, specifically the DOJ leadership involvement, things are less clearly outlined. Again, there’s a reason for that.

The DOJ involvement surrounds legal arguments, processing of FISA applications, and use of the legal system to support the FBI with actionable legal framing (against Trump) mostly after their candidate, Hillary Clinton, was defeated.

In essence, in a bastardized manipulation of Law and Order, the FBI created disorder and the DOJ weaponized that manufactured disorder to launch a legal attack against their ideological political opposition, President-elect Donald Trump. Unlawfulness and Disorder.

However, to best understand the DOJ side, it’s helpful to look at a specific time, September and October 2016. That’s when the second FISA application was presented to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), using the information from the FBI counterintelligence operation (Steele Dossier etc.) as the basis for that application.
Posted by:Besoeker

#4  Actually, the Trumpster and Sessions will make certain it is given all the press it deserves.

Trump isn't Zerobama and the IG report will reflect poorly on those people, not Trump. Of course it will be released in its full and final form for all to see and the media to bury in the want ads.

No reason to bury a report that is negative about the opposition now is there?
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom   2017-12-29 12:48  

#3  What are the odds that the IG report is not redacted to a fare thee well, or tied up in legal tricks so that we never really get to see it?
Posted by: AlanC   2017-12-29 12:29  

#2  The fecal matter is going to hit the oscillator when the IG publishes his report.

Methinks we will have a large number of DoJ and FBI guys suddenly file for early retirement to avoid the dreaded cardboard box/security guard/HR pitbull thingee.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom   2017-12-29 11:48  

#1  Such loyal politicians -- naw, follow the money.
Posted by: A. Omereck6265   2017-12-29 09:41