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2019-05-08 -Lurid Crime Tales-
FBI chief: No evidence of illegal spying on Trump campaign
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-08 02:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6477 views ]  Top

#1 It becomes illegal if the court approval was obtained through deception.
Posted by Glenmore 2019-05-08 02:08||   2019-05-08 02:08|| Front Page Top

#2 Different people use different colloquial phrases."

I'll go with AG Barr's recent definition of spying.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-08 02:08||   2019-05-08 02:08|| Front Page Top

#3 We had a corrupt judge approve it, that makes what we did OK!
Posted by Herb McCoy  2019-05-08 03:58||   2019-05-08 03:58|| Front Page Top

#4 “Of course it wasn’t spying. Spying is what the CIA does. What the FBI does is something else.”
Posted by trailing wife 2019-05-08 06:31||   2019-05-08 06:31|| Front Page Top

#5 "I did not have sex with that woman - miss Lewinsky"
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-05-08 06:43||   2019-05-08 06:43|| Front Page Top

#6 Remember the mantra of DRT being an "agent of the Russian gov't?"

If it comes to it (and I doubt it will) they'll be siting Para 3.5 of EO 12333. Wait and see.

Until the powerless, notional position of Director of National Intelligence (DNI) was established, the Director of the CIA was 'THE' Director of Intelligence for the nation. Anyone hear from the notional DNI lately ?
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-08 06:49||   2019-05-08 06:49|| Front Page Top

#7 Is this a take on George Costanza - 'it's not a lie if you believe it'?
Posted by Raj 2019-05-08 07:07||   2019-05-08 07:07|| Front Page Top

#8 you mean it didn't take the 2 or 3 years too determine this.does't sound like they did a proper investigation.
Posted by chris 2019-05-08 08:07||   2019-05-08 08:07|| Front Page Top

#9 Mincing word - see #5. Also, "It depends on what your definition if is, is."
Posted by Bobby 2019-05-08 09:56||   2019-05-08 09:56|| Front Page Top

#10 How the hell does Wray still have a job? He should have been fired the moment he refused to investigate Comey's secret gmail account.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-05-08 12:39||   2019-05-08 12:39|| Front Page Top

#11 In his mind it as legal spying, thus OK.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-05-08 15:55||   2019-05-08 15:55|| Front Page Top

#12 Was that a KFC 12 piece or what?
Posted by Omorong Black8889 2019-05-08 17:38||   2019-05-08 17:38|| Front Page Top

#13 I think pretty much everyone outside the beltway would agree with Barr on the definition of spying (assuming the definition had no attribution so they couldn't put it through the "my team is always right" mental filter).
Posted by rschwarz 2019-05-08 17:54||   2019-05-08 17:54|| Front Page Top

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