How many Obama cronies will fail the Barr?

Attorney General William Barr dropped a bombshell in front of a Senate panel Wednesday saying he believes the Trump campaign was spied upon during the 2016 presidential election.

Readers of Gray’s Economy are probably saying it’s about time, since I have written this story a number of times.

“I think spying did occur.” Barr testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, adding that “Spying on a political campaign is a big deal.”

On Tuesday before a House panel Barr hinted at the spying accusation. He stated he set up a team to investigate the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign.

On Wednesday, Barr walked back his remarks about setting up a team for an investigation of the FBI and appeared to be looking only at the ex-Director James Comey’s office and his staff.

“This is not launching an investigation of the FBI,” he stressed. “Frankly, to the extent there were issues at the FBI, I do not view it as a problem of the FBI. I think it was probably a failure of the group of leaders — the upper echelons of the FBI. I think the FBI is an outstanding organization and I am very pleased Director Chris Wray is there.”

Barr’s testimony on spying is a prelude to the release of Justice Department watchdog Michael Horowitz’s report on FISA court abuses coming in a few weeks.

However a word search on New York Times web site at 7am Thursday morning shows no  Barr story on the homepage detailing his testimony. I find that very interesting news judgement.

The Attorney General — under oath in front of the Senate committee — states that a presidential campaign was spied upon by the outgoing administration and there is no mention of it on the nytimes.com homepage.

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FBI’s Baker was “freaked out” by Clinton biases inside DOJ, FBI

On Tuesday closed-door testimony from FBI General Counsel James Baker was released by Representative Doug Collins (R-Ga).

Baker in blockbuster admissions spoke of the whitewashing of Hillary Clinton’s abuses with classified documents on her home server and the destruction of those devices to cover up her violations under the Espionage Act.

However, Comey and others in the Department of Justice swayed Baker away from pursuing any charges against the Democratic presidential candidate.

Baker believed and testified to the fact that Clinton should have been prosecuted for her acts in 2015 for obstruction of justice, at the least, for destroying evidence under the Espionage Act.

Comey’s top lawyer also gave damning testimony on the Russian Dossier and the top-level FBI biases against presidential candidate Donald Trump. Baker says he was “quite worried that the investigation may be driven by political biases.”

Baker — under oath — told of his personal relationship with a top lawyer at Perkins Coie, who was one of several different actors, that brought the Clinton campaign paid for Russian Dossier to his attention. Perkins Coie was the law firm representing the Clinton campaign.

Alleged journalist David Corn working for Yahoo was another actor that spoke to Baker about the dossier and how the FBI should launch an investigation into the Trump campaign.

Lastly, Baker told lawmakers behind closed doors how Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was very serious when Rosenstein suggested he would wear a wire and meet with President Trump in order to spy on and gather evidence to remove the president under the 25th Amendment rule.

So what we have here is sworn testimony on how the Deep State attempted to pervert the 2016 presidential election with lies and cover ups and yet I see no story on NYTimes.com even making not of the story.

If the tables were turned it would be a page one banner headline.

Nunes criminal referrals may move Huber/Horowitz probes forward

California Republican Congressman Devin Nunes will bring his criminal referrals to Attorney General William Barr early this week.

Nunes has publicly said he has eight initial charges against numerous individuals for leaking, lying to Congress. The representative, who has been in the middle of probing the FISA abuse during the Obama administration, suggested that some journalists should be questioned about the leaks.

Nunes, ranking member of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, also said he will give the referrals directly to Barr since there are still questionable characters working within the upper ranks of the Department of Justice and FBI.

Barr will more than likely refer these charges to existing investigations being conducted by DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz and/or Federal Attorney John Huber since he has also hinted that the clearing out of rogue elements within the DOJ still needs to be completed.

I am very confident that within Nunes referrals is a charge against fellow California democratic congressman Adam Schiff, who now chairs intelligence committee. Schiff was requested to step down from that position by republicans last week after the release of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report  found no collusion with the Russians and no obstruction of justice by the Trump administration or campaign.

Since the charges deal with classified information we will not know who is being charged by Nunes, but it is safe to say that the upper echelon of the Obama administration along with the intelligence chiefs and DOJ and FBI officials will be included.

I have a sense that the Nunes charges and all the supporting classified documents contained within the charges may be just the information that either Huber or Horowitz need to move their respective cases forward.

Creepy Joe Biden’s MeToo undoing

This post is not an April Fools’ joke.

 

 

Former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden’s potential to run for president is done.

An Internet campaign showing dozens of photos of Biden acting inappropriate with women and younger girls at numerous swearing-in ceremonies that he officiated as Veep during the Obama years have now gone mainstream after he was being accused by a former Democratic legislator from Nevada, Lucy Flores of inappropriate touching and smelling of her hair..

I’m not sure if other women will come forward with accusations, simply because most are wives and daughters of fellow Democrats who were appointed to top jobs within the Obama administration — that’s why Biden was there for their swearing-in ceremony.

Biden in his defense offered this statement: “In my many years on the campaign trail and in public life, I have offered countless handshakes, hugs, expressions of affection, support and comfort,” Mr. Biden said in a statement. “And not once—never—did I believe I acted inappropriately. If it is suggested I did so, I will listen respectfully. But it was never my intention.”

As I mentioned recently, the reason Biden has not thrown his hat in the ring earlier was he wanted to wait for the Mueller report to charge Trump and associates with crimes in order to give himself cover.

The thought was if Trump was charged with collusion or obstruction, then he would not be able to release the unredacted FISA applications. Biden was counting on Mueller so that Biden would not be named in the White House corruption scandal of spying on an elected president.

Also the information that the Veep had his good friend Sen. John McCain leak to the media the Dossier file would be squashed. McCain was used to show there was bipartisan concern over Trump and the Russians.

The Creepy Joe meme is out in the wild now and it spells doom for his candidacy


Is there any connect between the exoneration of the Trump team by Robert Mueller and the largest caravan heading to the southern border?

How does the Democratic Congressional leadership get the narrative changed?

How does the Alt-right media get the narrative changed?

How does Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) get the narrative changed from him speaking of and leaking fraudulent information on the Russian dossier for almost two years.

Move the topic du jour to immigration and open borders to push the narrative.

President Trump’s victory lap

President Trump went on Sean Hannity’s Fox show Wednesday night to take his victory lap after being vindicated by the Robert Mueller’s report.

Trump hammered home a number of times that “These treasonous acts against a president can never happen again.” Although he never called it an attempted coup, this is what will come out in the future.

The President says he will release the unredacted FISA applications and all the associated documents that were used to get a warrant to spy on American citizens working on the Trump presidential campaign.

As I have written earlier this week, the full extent of the FISA release will be curtailed due to the explosive information contained within the documents. The limited release will probably come much closer to the 2020 election to take back the House under Republican control. As the drops say, “FISA brings down the house.”

Trump also had some choice words for his most vocal critics from the Alt Left. On ex-CIA chief John Brennan, the president said:

“I think Brennan’s a sick person, I really do,” Trump said. “I believe there’s something wrong with him, for him to come out of the CIA and act that way was so disrespectful to the country and to the CIA. He was not considered good at what he did. He was never a respected guy.”

On Californian Congressman Adam Schiff, the president had this to say:

 “Schiff is a bad guy, he knew he was lying — he’s not a dummy. For a year and a half he would just leak and call up CNN and others. You know, I watch him, so sanctimonious … He knew it was a lie, and he’d get in the back room with his friends in the Democrat Party, and they would laugh like hell. In one way, you could say it’s a crime what he did — he was making statements he knew were false. He’s a disgrace to our country.”

The president also added that Schiff should be impeached and thrown out of the House for his actions on the Intelligence committee.

So now President Trump will move on to getting back to his agenda and putting pieces together for his 2020 campaign without the looming collusion narrative hanging over his head.