Friday, March 2, 2018

Russia Scandal: Dem 'Rebuttal' Memo Backfires, Confirms Abuses In Trump Probe

Dueling Memos: Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., promised that a memo drafted by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee would refute charges raised in an earlier Republican memo about FBI and DOJ abuses in the Trump/Russia investigation. Instead, the Democrats' memo ended up confirming several key accusations.
For weeks Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee promised proof that Republican charges of FBI and Justice Department misconduct involving wiretaps on Trump campaign advisor Carter Page were bogus. The previous memo, drafted by Republicans on that committee, "distorts the work of the FBI and the Department of Justice," said the committee's top Democrat, Adam Schiff.
Schiff went so far as to contend that President Trump had been blocking the release of the Democrats' rebuttal because it would "disprove" Trump's claims that he'd been vindicated in his assertions that the Russian probe was politically tainted.
"The president doesn't want you to see these facts from the FISA application because it completely undermines his claim of vindication," Schiff said.
The White House did approve it — once it was properly redacted — and the memo came out on Saturday.
And while the New York Times and other news outlets say the memo provides a "forceful rebuttal," a careful reading shows that it actually ends up confirming the most damaging claims made by critics of the FBI probe. Namely, --->
Read the rest of this IBD editorial HERE and follow a link below to a related opinion:

A Foreign Power’s Recruitment Effort Is Not a Basis for a FISA Court Warrant

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...


You Trump dingbats have lost all sense of reality.

I would feel sorry for you at this point, if not for the endless disasters, and the damage you do every day in defending your idiot.