James Comey was appalled by Trump asking him at a dinner to go easy on Flynn.
So appalled that he created a memo of the conversation, because he knew he may have to release it at some day so people could see how serious this
So for him to be so appalled, Flynn must have committed a serious crime.
That crime was supposedly lying to the FBI.
Now the lie was about something reasonable; Flynn supposedly asked his Russian counterpart to not retaliate against Obama's sanctions. Not only does
this make sense for a member of the incoming administration to do, but even Obama would have liked there to be no retaliation.
But nonetheless, Comey thought this was a huge deal; lying to the FBI or congress most certainly is.
The irony here is that this was used as the excuse for Comey to break the law and FBI policy by releasing FBI documents to a friend to give to the
press, and yet Comey himself lied more blatantly to investigators, congress in his case, than Flynn ever did.
Lets look at this thread I did on the 302's (the FBI notes on their interview with Flynn) that led to him being charged with lying to the FBI.
Now I wont repost all of the images here, but in short the FBI asks Flynn three times if he recalled talking to Kislyak about not retaliating on the
There are several things to remember about the context of this questioning.
Comey admitted that it was unprecedented in the way he sent these agents to talk to Flynn. We know he was told not to have counsel there with him.
We know that the media was claiming that Flynn, an incoming member of an administration, violated the logan act by talking to his russian counterpart,
which is absurd.
So Flynn thought he was just having a friendly chat with some agents to clear the air, because he did nothing wrong. Even the agents who interviewed
Flynn said they did not think he was intentionally lying to them.
Comey is brought forth to Congress to ask about these leaks.
Sen Collins has the following exchange with Comey.
COLLINS: And finally, did you show copies of your memos to anyone outside the Department of Justice?
COLLINS: And to whom did you show copies?
COMEY: I asked—the president tweeted on Friday [May 12], after I got fired, that I better hope there's not tapes. I woke up in the middle of the
night on Monday night, because it didn't dawn on me originally that there might be corroboration for our conversation. There might be a tape.
And my judgment was, I needed to get that out into the public square. And so I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a
reporter. Didn't do it myself, for a variety of reasons. But I asked him to, because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel.
And so I asked a friend of mine to do it.
COLLINS: And was that Mr. Wittes?
COMEY: No, no.
COLLINS: Who was that?
COMEY: A good friend of mine who's a professor at Columbia Law School.
COLLINS: Thank you.
Collins asked Comey who outside the FBI did he show these memos. Comey says one guy and says why.
That is a lie. He showed memos to three people, as the IG report shows.
Now we have an FBI that charged people like Cohen for lying to the FBI because he messed up a date, for Papadopolous for messing up a few details.
Heck as I showed above, Comey clearly thought Flynn saying a conversation could have happened but he didnt recall was a huge deal and lying.
Yet here we are to believe that when Comey is blatantly asked who he gave memos two, and he only mentions one guy, thats not a lie?
Comey's excuse was that the other two he gave the memo two were his lawyers. But that makes no sense to not mention them, because he also claims
Richman, the Columbia law professor he mentions giving the memo to to Collins, was also his lawyer.
His only other excuse he gave the IG for this lie is that he would have mentioned these lawyers had there been a fllow up. That is ridiculous. He
was blatantly asked who all he gave memos to, he said one guy. You dont then have to ask "And was there guy number two?" and so forth.
He intentionally lied and misled congress, way more than Flynn did. Yet he thought he had to break the law and FBI policy because Flynns crime was so
severe and Trump wanted him to go easy on Flynn.
And there was a follow up by Sen. Blunt, where Comey lies again. From page 53 of the IG report.
BLUNT: But you said something earlier I don't want to fail to follow up on. You said, after you were dismissed, you gave information to a friend
so that friend could get that information into the public media.
BLUNT: What kind of information was that?...[W]hat kind of information did you give to a friend?
COMEY: That the—the—the Flynn conversation, that the president asked me to let the—the Flynn—I'm forgetting my exact own words, but the—the
conversation in the Oval Office.
That is a lie. He gave Richman not just the Flynn conversation which was memo 4, but also memos 2 and 7.
Blunt asks what all info did you give your friend, Comey lies and says just the stuff on Flynn.
Again, a far bigger and more blatant lie than what Flynn supposedly told.
The irony here is that the very crime Comey thought was so important to damage the credibility of the FBI (like it hadn't been already) and
potentially break laws to out was committed worse by himself.
The IG report even quotes Comey saying that FBI agents that leak info harm the FBI. so Comey knew what he was doing, but felt Flynns crime was so
severe and Trump wanting to go easy on him so terrible he was willing to break protocol and possibly laws in what he knew would harm the FBI.
This again shows the double standards; if anyone connected to trump even comes close to lying to investigators, even saying it could have happened but
I dont remember like Flynn, they have the book thrown at them. When its the trump haters lying, like brennan, clapper, comey, mills, abedin, hillary
etc., no punishment at all
This is why it was terrible for Barr to not prosecute.
My video on this
I will be doing a live stream at noon eastern time about how absurd it is Comey wasnt charged if anyone would like to participate.
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While we've witnessed plenty of hypocrites coming from the Democratic party, Comey has beat them all. His tweets are dripping with arrogance and
hypocrisy. Somehow, to Comey, lying is commendable as long as you believe in your own warped mind that you're saving the American public. The man is
mental beyond repair and therapy.
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I do not remember every conversation I have with everyone I meet, heck, I do not even remember their names if I am just chit chatting with them. Now
Flynn saying he did not remember a conversation about a minor topic that may have come up in a discussion with this guy...That is normal for most
people, I do not know one person that has not forgot elements of a conversation they had with someone. We do not remember everything we say to
They would have to prove that Flynn did not remember the event at the time they questioned him. Sometimes things come back later and you do recall
things, but cannot pull up the information from your mind if you are stressed, that is normal. They have proved that someone in a stressful situation
often does not recall particulars of events, that is common in most testimonies, that is why they try to jog people's memories in court, that is why
these people asked him three times about it.
Flynn is mostly in jail because of previous events that had nothing to do with his time with trump. The FBI gave him a reduced sentence if he would
say he lied, that is a common practice, it is deceit though because they seemed to want to tie something to the Trump investigation to show a return
on the falsely acquired investigation, they did not want to come out empty handed, I can understand that. The person who allowed the utilization of a
false lie to be used should be fired and their pension taken away.
That is my opinion, it is not a legal ruling, it is up to the DOJ to investigate this properly with no politics being used, the practice of plea
bargaining often involves pleading guilty to a crime you did not commit.
The thing is. What are you going to do about it? Nothing. That’s the irony in all of this, and they all know it, not one thing. You can complain,
throw fits, punch holes in walls until your blue in the face, but in reality, they just guffaw knowing you can’t do squat.
An Intel "Classification Expert" says James Comey violated Federal Law (not just "rules") by sharing and leaking classified information.
The internal DOJ watchdog documented, irrefutably, that Comey leaked the contents of a classified memo to his legal team, first orally and then by
providing a copy of the document. Some of the memo’s content was then leaked to a media organization by one of his lawyers.
This separate "Comey Report" was designed to expose how corrupt FBI Director James Comey was. This makes it easier for the public to believe and
digest the serious crimes that will be spelled out in the next IG Report, and the Durham Report.
The indictment of James Comey, and other top Obama officials, will accompany those reports...guaranteed.
P.S. A dead giveaway to what's coming can be found in a message President Trump tweeted out Friday morning. He praised A.G. Barr for going easy on,
and being fair with James Comey, even though Comey did "lots of horrible things".
The media and Democrats were dumbfounded by that response. It's been 14 hours since Trump's tweet and they still don't understand why President Trump
would side with Barr letting Comey off the hook.
BUT WE DO.
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Let's not forget flynn plead guilty to this bs charge because they were threatening his family and had already near bankrupted him. As mark steyn
says; "the process is the punishment." The purpose of the investigation was to get guilty pleas and damage the president, nothing more, nothing less.
It didn't matter how petty it was, how innocent the "perp" was. They were going for their pound of flesh.
Unfortunately the left seems to have taken almost complete control of our government even with a Republican/conservative POTUS. The swamp that is our
government is too full of rats, and true justice seems to be no longer possible.
Although Comey was fired in disgrace he is making millions with the lies he is selling in his book/s. Meanwhile innocent men and women are suffering
bankruptcy and face jail time "for not remembering conversations" meanwhile Obama officials continue to lie willfully and justice is not served to
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