obama’s DOJ tried to kill FBI probes into Clinton Foundation


Wall St Journal

According to a person familiar with the probes, on Aug. 12, a senior Justice Department official called Mr. McCabe to voice his displeasure at finding that New York FBI agents were still openly pursuing the Clinton Foundation probe, despite the department’s refusal to allow more aggressive investigative methods in the case. Mr. McCabe said agents still had the authority to pursue the issue as long as they didn’t use those methods.

The Justice Department official was “very pissed off,” according to one person close to Mr. McCabe, and pressed him to explain why the FBI was still chasing a matter the department considered dead. Others said the Justice Department was simply trying to make sure FBI agents were following longstanding policy not to make overt investigative moves that could be seen as trying to influence an election. Those rules discourage investigators from making any such moves before a primary or general election, and, at a minimum, checking with public integrity prosecutors before doing so.

“Are you telling me that I need to shut down a validly predicated investigation?” Mr. McCabe asked, according to people familiar with the conversation. After a pause, the official replied, “Of course not,” these people said.

For Mr. McCabe’s defenders, the exchange showed how he was stuck between an FBI office eager to pour more resources into a case and Justice Department leaders who didn’t think much of the case, one person said. Those people said that following the call, Mr. McCabe reiterated past instructions to FBI agents that they were to keep pursuing the work within the authority they had.

Mr. McCabe’s defenders in the agency said that following the call, he repeated the instruction that he had given earlier in the Clinton Foundation investigation: Agents were to keep pursuing the work within the authority they had.

Others further down the FBI chain of command, however, said agents were given a much starker instruction on the case: “Stand down.” When agents questioned why they weren’t allowed to take more aggressive steps, they said they were told the order had come from the deputy director—Mr. McCabe.


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The dirtbag attorney general should be impeached. This is a complete failure of the justice department.

The Justice Department was attempting to avoid interfering with a presidential election that is less than 10 days away with an announcement of unexamined documents that may prove to have no relevance whatsoever to a prior determination. That examination will likely take months to complete. It should have proceeded quietly.

You seem to have no problem whatsoever with Trump’s unexamined tax returns, despite the fact that there are strong indications of possibly unacceptable conflicts of interest and complex financial entanglements with unfriendly foreign entities. You didn’t even seem to have a problem with the fact that highly placed members of Trump’s campaign staff recently included people who previously worked as registered agents of unfriendly foreign entities.

I can understand Comey’s need to correct his own testimony following the discovery of unexamined emails. What he should also have understood, however, is what the DOJ understood: If republicans were notified before the election, they would instantly attempt to mischaracterize its significance and use the announcement politically.

@Greg: Dummy, Trump does not have to reveal tax returns. HRC has an obligation to produce the emails. If she lied to the FBI, she has committed a felony and is no longer eligible for President of the US. Maybe she should try Venezuela! Also, the committee has already subpoenaed HRCs email. If HRC was concerned about the emails disrupting her run to the presidency, she should have turned them over months ago.

No, and I don’t have to believe a word the lying shyster says about having absolutely no involvement with Russia, since he refuses to produce documents that would readily demonstrate whether that statement is true or false. He obviously has something to hide, and it isn’t his clever business secrets.

Either he is lying now, or his son Donald Jr was lying in 2008 when he said “Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets. We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.”

Donald Trump’s Many, Many, Many, Many Ties to Russia

I suppose Trump supporters have a right to be willingly deceived. I, however, don’t avail myself of such a right, because I am not effing stupid.

@Greg: Trump has filed his taxes, you just are not privy to them. If there is an issue with the Russians, you “bet your bippy” Obama would have tried something already. You are experiencing the results of supporting a vile criminal. How does it feel to be thrown under the buss with millions of others? Go over to Hufpo where those like you hang out. You will not have to face reason and truth there.

@Randy, #5:

Trump has filed his taxes, you just are not privy to them.

I don’t actually need to see them. I’m not the one who has swallowed his sales pitch hook line and sinker, while failing to notice that he’s methodically destroying my political party.


I’m not the one who has swallowed his sales pitch hook line and sinker, while failing to notice that he’s methodically destroying my political party.

Yet you’re letting Hillary do the same, at a far worst level? Criticizing Trump while ignoring Clinton is simply absurd. You’ve swallowed the worst kind of lies.

Russia and Rape — works every time?

Justice Department was attempting to avoid interfering with a presidential election

Just the opposite. From the DNC to the DOJ, we see the democratic process destroyed and replaced with the “installation” of a leader, in the way of Hillary. The Dem party wanted Bernie, not Hillary. Hillary has broken the law, but isn’t prosecuted because of the AG, FBI, and DOJ are Clinton/Dem insiders.

How you can be part of such a corrupt enemy of the US, and our right to free elections?

But who cares what a paid troll thinks?

Yet you’re letting Hillary do the same, at a far worst level?

Donald Trump is a con artist. He’s appallingly unqualified for the presidency. Half of the country recognizes that fact. They knew it the moment he picked up a microphone and began flapping his lips. Half of the country doesn’t. The half that doesn’t think everyone else is stupid.

Clinton is by no means perfect, but she’s certainly not the criminal mastermind in the right’s delusional comic book version of reality, either. She’s a competent, experienced, and well intentioned politician, who openly promotes mainstream Democratic Party principles. That’s what she’s always been.

So, from my perspective the choice is between her and an angry egomaniac whose campaign alone has done great harm to the nation. I have no desire whatsoever to see how much damage he could do over a 4-year term as president.


She’s a competent, experienced, and well intentioned politician

There is no proof of that….

who openly promotes mainstream Democratic Party principles.

Democrat principles are now Marxist/Socialist in nature, hardly beneficial for America

That’s what she’s always been.

She has always been an alinsky devotee, a hater of America and its people. She has never been anything different….

Greg, get your head out of your ass.

We DO KNOW of a connection to Russia with The Clinton Foundation.

Now use your vast knowledge on Russian matters and enlighten us all about the uranium deal, PLAYER.

The current attorney general is a disgrace. She is leading the effort to quash the investigation into the clinton crime organization masquerading as a philanthropic foundation. She chose to do that as a result of her arrang d meeting on the tarmac at the Phoenix airport.

Now she isn’t allowing th FBI to investigate the corruption with the clinton campaign as it relates to the criminal foundation.

As should that nasty woman, mrs clinton, win the election, guess who remains as attorney general.

@Nostradamus, #10:

Having explained why your Uranium One scandal is a load of manure two or three times here already, I don’t think I’ll go over the facts in detail again. No one on the right seems to have an attention span long enough to process the information. Suffice it to say that no quid pro quo was even possible, because neither Clinton herself as Secretary nor the State Department as a whole had any unilateral power to either approve or disapprove the deal. A representative of the State Department was one of nine committee members who collectively had the responsibility to review the proposal and recommend for or against approval. Then there’s the fact that approval didn’t confer an export license; the only place uranium could be sold was on the North American market. So you either haven’t got a clue what you’re talking about, having gotten your prepackaged opinion from some lying right-wing propaganda outlet, or you know the facts but prefer a useful fiction to the truth.

You can easily verify this for yourself with a bit of online research, if you actually want to know the truth. You will, of course, have to venture outside the confines of the right-wing propaganda bubble to do so.

@Nostradamus: Don’t you know that Greg was born that way There has been several attempts at assisting Greg to get his head out, but he has “become accustom to his face”. The uranium issue is also a topic on the news tonight.

Secret Recordings Fueled FBI Feud in Clinton Probe

The FBI had secretly recorded conversations of a suspect in a public-corruption case talking about alleged deals the Clintons made, these people said. The agents listening to the recordings couldn’t tell from the conversations if what the suspect was describing was accurate, but it was, they thought, worth checking out.

Prosecutors thought the talk was hearsay and a weak basis to warrant aggressive tactics, like presenting evidence to a grand jury, because the person who was secretly recorded wasn’t inside the Clinton Foundation.

Right. Secret records—of somebody who wasn’t inside the organization they wanted to investigate.

And another of their sources was hack political author Peter Schweizer, author of CLINTON CASH, many of whose allegations have been fully discredited or are nothing more than pure speculation.

Mr. Schweizer said in an interview that the book was never meant to be a legal document, but set out to describe “patterns of financial transactions that circled around decisions Hillary Clinton was making as secretary of state.”

Who are these people anyway, the Keystone Cops? What are they doing in the FBI?

Greg either forcefully or by choice, believes the party line first and foremost. For greg and others, Country does not matter simply put….

It could be sun shinning, not a cloud in the sky and greg would have us believe it was a thunderstorm…


BREAKING: FBI Sources Tell Fox News An “Indictment Is Likely” In Clinton Foundation Case

Fox News Channel’s Bret Baier reports the latest news about the Clinton Foundation investigation from two sources inside the FBI. He reveals five important new pieces of information in these two short clips:

1. The Clinton Foundation investigation is far more expansive than anybody has reported so far and has been going on for more than a year.

2. The laptops of Clinton aides Cherryl Mills and Heather Samuelson have not been destroyed, and agents are currently combing through them. The investigation has interviewed several people twice, and plans to interview some for a third time.

3. Agents have found emails believed to have originated on Hillary Clinton’s secret server on Anthony Weiner’s laptop. They say the emails are not duplicates and could potentially be classified in nature.

4. Sources within the FBI have told him that an indictment is “likely” in the case of pay-for-play at the Clinton Foundation, “barring some obstruction in some way” from the Justice Department.

5.. FBI sources say with 99% accuracy that Hillary Clinton’s server has been hacked by at least five foreign intelligence agencies, and that information had been taken from it.

Keep reading…