FBI lawyer Lisa Page’s congressional testimony

A very important story came out on Friday from Jeff Carlson. I read it then but needed more time to research it, since it is quite a bit to go over.

Carlson received the transcripts of two closed-door testimonies by Lisa Page, the former assistant general counsel at the FBI from July 2018. I am only touching on one aspect of the transcripts, if interested please click on link to view the complete article.

Among the key revelations in the transcript is Obama CIA Director John Brennan’s early involvement in disseminating the information that would ultimately wind up in the Steele dossier. Brennan briefed President Obama in early August 2016 and Democratic leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada some days later.

These meeting are almost a month before the FBI would find out about the dossier and launch “Crossfire Hurricane” its probe resulting from the Steele dossier.

In Brennan’s earlier congressional testimony he stated: “In consultation with the White House, I personally briefed the full details of our understanding of Russian attempts to interfere in election to congressional leadership, specifically Senators Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr; and to Representatives Paul Ryan, Nancy Pelosi, Devon Nunes and Adam Schiff between 11, August and 6, September.”

So what comes from Page’s testimony, which is the most surprising to me, is that the FBI “Crossfire Hurricane” probe into Russian collusion was a top down investigation perhaps ordered from the Obama White House resulting from CIA Director Brennan’s briefing.

Then FBI begins looking into the Steele Dossier, although they believe they are initiating the probe since Steele is an FBI asset.

Please give the full article a read.

Here are some other key findings from the testimony:

  • The FBI appears to have considered investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice both before and after FBI Director James Comey was fired.
  • Page says the DOJ refused to pursue “gross-negligence” charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server to send classified information.
  • FBI agent Michael Gaeta, head of the Eurasian Crime Squad, who received the dossier from former MI6 spy Steele in July 2016 is referred to in the transcript as Steele’s handler.
  • The FBI maintained a previously unknown verification file for the Steele dossier. Congressional investigators did not previously know of its existence.
  • John Carlin, the head of the DOJ’s National Security Division, was kept abreast of the FBI’s investigative activities through contact with then-Deputy FBI Director McCabe.
  • Page worked directly for DOJ official Bruce Ohr for at least five years and had met his wife, Nellie, once.
  • The role of FBI Agent Jonathan Moffa and DOJ official George Toscas may have been greater than initially assumed.
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RBG on the watch

We have a post at 3:19 am Friday below.

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And then 17 minutes later we have the long repost on Ruth Bader Ginsberg and her activist judicial history prior to joining SCOTUS.
There is not confirmation of RBG passing at 7am EST Friday, however that may come very soon perhaps. according to an earlier post 3:15 was the time on a watch
More later as news develops.

Trainspotting with Maggie Haberman

I wrote two days ago about New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman.

Well Haberman has been a topic on the drops from time to time, but has come to the fore recently. On Jan. 5th 2019 this drop was made again from the Podesta email leaks citing Haberman’s compliance with Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign:

https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/7524📁
“We have has a very good relationship with Maggie Haberman of Politico over the last year. We have had her tee up stories for us before and have never been disappointed. While we should have a larger conversation in the near future about a broader strategy for reengaging the beat press that covers HRC, for this we think we can achieve our objective and do the most shaping by going to Maggie.”
You are not safe.
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On Jan. 6th 2019 we have these two drops:

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https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1081974511598211072📁
Handler (Conductor):
Smoking can be bad for your health. Read the warning label. Deboard train and walk away. Once in the tunnel, there is no going back.
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https://twitter.com/maggienyt/status/1009982937952079873?lang=en📁
https://twitter.com/maggienyt/status/1065100343846031362?lang=en📁
A stone sits idle while the world around it evolves. Evolution, depending on the stage, can be deadly.
https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1081974511598211072📁
We can talk through code or we can act through transparency. The choice is yours. However, the clock is ticking, and, at a select point in time, that option will be expired. Regular service appointments should be made in order to maintain functionality.
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The Twitter links above referenced above are below. The code brought up in the drops seem to be referencing the use of the word train. What do train references mean (if anything)?
Is it the transportation mode or is it learning something well through rote? And who may be needing this information?
We can assume given her left-leaning bias that was released in the Podesta email, the prospective audience may be in the former Obama and Clinton camps.

 

People in White House sound as confused as everyone else about what happens after the president’s EO, which McGahn was against him signing. There’s inter-agency disagreement about what it means. Trump now essentially tunes his chief of staff out, Trump driving the train.

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On Jan.9th after all the back and forth with the drops, Haberman re-Tweeted this from an Asst. Managing Editor at the Times asking for a pic of people riding outside the train.

Now a bit of background. Dolnick is the grandnephew to former Times publisher Arthur Ochs “Punch” Sulzberger and cousin to the current publisher.
I’ll leave this post here for now, but this will need to be watched going forward on both sides to see if anything is dug up to clarify the communications. A warning has been issued.
Please watch the gap.

Chuck & Nancy can’t defend their wall ‘outrage’

President Trump in his Oval Office speech on Tuesday night gave his most presidential appearance of his term.

Trump was passionate and reserved as he pointed out to the American people the dire need for border security. He concisely pointed out the carnage and mayhem being brought upon this country because of illegal aliens.

His best line of the night centered on the morality of building a wall. “People don’t build walls because they hate the people on the outside, they build walls because they love the people on the inside,” the President said.

Now realizing of course that we are too far down the shutdown road for this, but liberal left politicians spend $5 billion in a cocaine heartbeat on their different agendas.

So if it’s not the amount of money needed for the wall, what is the Democrats rational for not funding the President’s request besides not giving him an important victory now?

Neither Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer nor House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were able to inform the American people why they were against building the wall.

“It’s not as dangerous” as the President says. Is not an answer for the California police officer’s family and others cite by the President.

I’ll venture a guess as to why the liberals are against effective border security. The same reason the European Union is being overrun by Muslims. The globalists’ open borders agenda has brought out the yellow vests in force throughout France, Belgium and Germany to name a few.

Closing the border effectively would also reduce the Democratic Party’s ability to maintain its viability to recruit new members.

While all the parties will meet Wednesday to discuss further funding for border security,  nothing will come of it. So the ball will be in Trump’s court to declare a national emergency or a limited military action at the border to finish building sections not already funded and being constructed.

Chuck and Nancy chose the hill they wanted to die on, but could not give the American people the real reason for this futile effort.

It’s time for the President to move on to more important matters.

Will Ginsberg news trump President’s border wall announcement? We’ll see

I’m going out on a limb in today’s post with what Dr. Joseph P. Farrell calls high-octane speculation.

Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death will be announced this afternoon at roughly 3:14 pm EST.

How do I know? I putting two separate items together. The 2647 drop from Saturday and that the President will address the nation on border security this evening at 9 pm.

Like the important Dec. 5, 2018 Congressional hearings that had to be canceled due to the death of President George H W Bush, the death of Ginsberg will make the President delay his speech or at least overshadow it in the news.

I don’t feel comfortably making this prediction, but I feel it will come true in the pit of my stomach. So let’s leave it here for now and see if it plays out later today.