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Media Spin: FBI Spying on Trump Campaign Was a “Good Thing” Aimed At “Protecting” Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:00pm 5/19/2018 at 9:00pm

The latest revelations about the Obama FBI spying on the Trump campaign are alarming, and it’s hard not to see this in the context of a much bigger picture.

Connecting dots is a perilous business, but when they are neon bright and flashing, they’re hard to ignore.

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NYT Report Confirms Obama Administration’s FBI Spied on Trump Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:38pm 5/16/2018 at 9:38pm

And here it is.

The New York Times confirms Trump’s claims, which have been frequently dismissed by major media outlets as kooky and conspiratorial, true. Under the Obama administration, the intelligence community DOJ officials spied on Trump’s campaign.

Operation “Crossfire Hurricane” is what they called it. It was a super double secret operation...

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Did the FBI Plant a Mole in Trump’s Presidential Campaign?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoAf_I3ULwE
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 11, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/11/2018 at 3:00pm
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In The Wall Street Journal, Kimberley Strassel penned an op-ed that suggests the FBI may have placed a mole within then-GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign since the department will not reveal its top-secret source.

And when did the FBI become so secretive? A former FBI agent wrote...

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Former Clinton Pollster: Mueller Investigations Look Like “Fruits Of A Poisonous Tree”

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/former-fbi-director-robert-mueller-named-special-counsel-in-the-russia-investigation-946481731669
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 8:00am 4/30/2018 at 8:00am
http://www.nbcnews.com/video/former-fbi-director-robert-mueller-named-special-counsel-in-the-russia-investigation-946481731669

What do we do about a problem like Mueller?

Former Clinton pollster Mark Penn‘s Hill article “Comey, Mueller and the poisonous tree” posits some solutions.

The more we learn about how these massive investigations were started, the more they look so corrupted that this entire investigation now could now qualify as the fruits...

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Has Comey peaked?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/25/2018 at 3:00pm

Maybe, just maybe, we’re all just sick of his self-righteous victim mentality.

A poll released this morning by Morning Consult/Politico showed that two-thirds of voters (64%) did not watch any of the interviews that James Comey gave on ABC, CNN, MSNBC, and NBC.

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Meadows: Documents Show ‘Concerning Level of Coordination’ Between FBI, DOJ During Hillary Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/21/2018 at 12:00pm

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), head of the House Freedom Caucus, has sent a letter to Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) to persuade him to look closer at documents recently uncovered about the texts between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.

To Meadows, the documents appear to “suggest a concerning level...

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Report: Comey’s Leaked Memos Included Classified Information

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 10:00am 4/21/2018 at 10:00am
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Well, well. What do we have here?

According to a Friday report in the Wall Street Journal, Former FBI Director Comey passed now classified information to people outside of the government who did not have proper security clearances.

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Comey Memos Puncture Collusion and Obstruction Narratives

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 20, 2018 at 11:00am 4/20/2018 at 11:00am

Congress received the memos from former FBI Director James Comey on his meetings with President Donald Trump. What I found interesting is what is not in the memos: Evidence of collusion or an attempt to obstruct the FBI.

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Luntz Focus Group Found Comey ‘Very Weak, Pathetic’ and ‘Two-Faced’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 5:00pm 4/19/2018 at 5:00pm
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Pollster Frank Luntz recently conducted a focus group on former FBI Director James Comey’s interview with George Stephanopoulos.

The group was comprised of 15 people, Republicans and Democrats who provided feedback while watching the interview. Using hand-held dials, participants dialed up when something Comey said or did during his interview pleased them and...

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Report: DOJ IG Sends Criminal Referral of McCabe to U.S. Attorney of DC

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/19/2018 at 3:00pm
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CNN has reported that the Department of Justice’s inspector general sent a criminal referral of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe...

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Comey Book Event Packed With Press, Only One ‘Normal Person’ Attended

https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/04/17/former-fbi-director-comeys-tell-all-book?videoId=418581638
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/18/2018 at 9:00pm
https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/04/17/former-fbi-director-comeys-tell-all-book?videoId=418581638

This is so perfect.

Former FBI Director Comey has been on one heckuva book tour promoting his tell-all drama, “A Higher Loyalty.” Comey’s been busy filming interviews on broadcast and cable news channels, chatting with radio hosts, but it’s starting to look like he’s preaching to the choir.

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Michael Cohen court hearing: Judge considers Special Master to review seized evidence, Sean Hannity revealed as Cohen client

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 16, 2018 at 12:30pm 4/16/2018 at 12:30pm
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The federal court in the Southern District of New York is continuing today the hearing on the objections of Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen regarding records seized from his law office and home. For the background and court pleadings, please see the prior post, 

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Trump court filing in Michael Cohen case: Objects to DOJ/FBI “taint team” deciding what is attorney-client privileged

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 9:40pm 4/15/2018 at 9:40pm
http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/

On Monday, April 16, 2018, the court in the Southern District of New York will continue its hearing on the motion by Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen for return of records seized from his law office and home. In the alternative, Cohen seeks severe restrictions on the government’s ability to...

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Comey Book: October 2016 Disclosure of Hillary Email Investigation Based On Assumption She Would Win

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 9:30pm 4/14/2018 at 9:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wirfLxHup0g

Former FBI director James Comey’s book reportedly includes unsubstantiated accusations against then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch.  He reportedly writes that he was aware of “’unverified’ information discovered by the U.S. government in 2016 from a classified source [that] ‘would undoubtedly have been used by political opponents to cast serious doubt on the...

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DOJ Report: McCabe Leaked Information to Media, Lied to Comey

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 13, 2018 at 3:14pm 4/13/2018 at 3:14pm

The DOJ Inspector General dropped its report (pdf.)(full embed at bottom of post) on former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and it’s a doozy. It turns out that McCabe authorized a leak to the Wall Street Journal in an attempt to boost himself, but lied to investigators and former FBI Director...

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Trump attorney Michael Cohen goes to Court to get back seized records

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 13, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/13/2018 at 3:00pm
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Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen has filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding the records and evidence seized by the government when it executed a search warrant on Cohen’s offices and homes on April 9, 2018.

According to news reports, a hearing...

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Were Trump’s Alleged Hush Money Payoffs In-Kind Campaign Contributions?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 5:00pm 4/12/2018 at 5:00pm
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Yesterday, I blogged about a NYT report claiming the FBI searched Michael Cohen’s office (Trump’s longtime attorney) in search of information connected to Trump’s alleged relationship with porn star Stormy Daniel.

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