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In perhaps the most stunning section of former FBI Director Comey’s testimony today, he detailed his interaction with then Attorney General Loretta Lynch about his specific language about the Clinton Email “investigation.”
For the first time, former FBI Director James Comey, who is testifying today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, said that President Obama’s Attorney General Loretta Lynch asked him to downplay the Hillary Clinton’s email scandal…
As DailyCaller notes, Comey said Lynch instructed Comey not to call the criminal investigation into the Clinton server a criminal investigation. Instead, Lynch told Comey to call it a “matter,” Comey said, “which confused me.” Comey cited that pressure from Lynch to downplay the investigation as one of the reasons he held a press conference to recommend the Department of Justice not seek to indict Clinton.
Ahead of tomorrow’s much-anticipated testimony, former FBI Director James Comey has released his prepared remarks.
Comey make no accusations but he does outline how he had concerns with some of President Trump’s behavior – although he makes it clear that Trump never ordered him to do anything – specifically the president’s intent with requests for “loyalty” and repeated direct outreach to Comey. Speaking through Sessions, Comey asked that Trump’s outreach stop as it made him “uncomfortable.”
Since CNN previously informed the world, via anonymous sources of course, that “Former FBI Director James Comey is reportedly set to testify he never told President Donald Trump that he was not under investigation,” perhaps they can now explain these three sentences taken directly from Comey’s testimony which prove otherwise.
What are the chances that CNN will retract their inaccurate reporting on this issue?
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According to a security source, the FBI told MI5 that Abedi was part of a North African Islamic State cell plotting to strike a political target in the UK. MI5 even claimed to ‘investigate’ it, but did not act, paving the way for the Manchester bombing.
Manchester, UK — The massive Western police state, that is seemingly expanding at an exponential rate, is there to protect us — or so we are told. However, all the spying, phone call intercepts, spied on emails, facial scanners, CCTV cameras, and loss of freedoms did not stop Salman Abedi from murdering innocent people by detonating a bomb inside the Manchester Arena. What’s more, as we are now finding out, British intelligence was warned ahead of time that Abedi was plotting a terror attack in the UK — and they did absolutely nothing to stop it.
H/t reader P.A.Semi:
“And this is also a very full-fledged list of consequences, for which Comey deserved firing:”
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FBI director Joe Lieberman?
Now that should wake some people up.
With Joe Lieberman emerging as a potential candidate for the FBI Director post only over the past 48 hours, Trump delivered another surprise today when he told reporters that he is “very close” to making his choice, with multiple officials telling NBC News and CNN that the former Democratic senator is now the current “frontrunner” for the job. The president later confirmed that Lieberman has emerged as his pick to replace Comey, telling reporters in the Oval Office, “he is.”
Trump also told reporters he could pick a new FBI director as early as tomorrow.