Cannot a day go by without the Democrats getting slapped in the face and refusing to admit it? Apparently not. They are the Dumbocrats.
Case in point: hearings on AG Barr and a mysterious letter about Barr’s memo on the release of the Mueller Report. Mueller took issue with Barr’s debut and coverage of it.
First item up, William Barr is the acting AG and is in charge of the report. But he released this entire report, painstakingly. How so? Except for redactions of legal procedure, he put out the entire report, also with the help of Mueller’s team.
When it was one of Hillary’s investigations, or a Democrat who was the subject, the report and conclusion was the definitive end of the entire matter. “The end.” And that is exactly what they said and what we were told. However, when Donald Trump is the subject, we see that investigation is never over. Investigation is supposed to go on indefinitely, in an infinite loop. It never ends.
Democrats want to resurrect the Independent Counsel statute. They’ve tried all along from protecting the Special Counsel — to save him — by legislation, to wanting the Special Counsel to report directly to Congress. In other words, since Barr came in to replace Sessions, they wanted to erase him out of the picture the same way Sessions was recused. But Barr would not recuse or step aside. So they are left to try to do it another way — any way they can — to put Congress in the driver seat of the investigation.
Barr as AG is the boss of the Special Counsel. It is not the other way around. Even Mueller does not seem to understand this. Strange that Mueller could have been employed under the Justice Department for 2 years and not understood this chain of command.
So when the Special Counsel investigation ends that is just a mile marker for yet another stage of the never-ending investigation to begin. There is no finality in a “report” or the end of an investigation. It must have no end.
The Russian interference could be grounds for an investigation, but the idea of it actually being an investigation about Trump is a complete ruse. Trump is all they really care about. It was an investigation on Trump masquerading as a Russia interference investigation.
Back up. If it should be about anyone, then it should be about Obama and what he did to prevent the Russia interference of an election. Actually, Obama mocked the idea that a foreign power or government could influence our elections, right from the White House podium. And he had already promised Russia more flexibility in his second term.
If there is to be a knee-jerk comparison with Watergate, then the appropriate comparison of Obama to Nixon should be made. Obama was the one in office at the time. His actions need to be the subject – abuse of power, weaponizing government. What did he know and when did he know it? And what did he do about it and or why not?
We went through over five years hearing there were no illegalities to anything Hillary did. That the investigation definitively ended it and cleared her of any wrongdoing. Case closed. There is no crimes or criminal conduct to talk about. Sure!
But now the Democrats can see a crime behind every action. Not just any crime but high crimes. Obstruction of Justice and treason were on the table for 2 and a half years along with conspiracy — the darkest kind — to commit crimes against the country. Four or five investigations about Trump are not enough?
How about all the unmasking of information under Obama? Remember Obama flowing information between 17 intelligence agencies? Well, then there is Mueller spinning off several investigations into Trump out there to live on. The same M/O. Where was the concern for what Hillary and Obama did? There should be lots of ongoing cases out there.
Can we even measure the overkill and exaggeration at this point? No. How many calls for people to resign? Weeks in office and Dems demand they resign. How many calls for impeachment? Now threats to impeach Barr if he refuses to resign. Wolf Blitzer was outraged that people acted as if Trump is a victim here. Well, because he is!
In the Senate hearing, Barr described Mueller’s letter as “a bit snitty.” Right on! When asked if Congress could have the notes taken on the phone call between he and Mueller, Barr said “No.” Two words that will now memorialize AG Barr in my mind.
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