(UnitedVoice.com) – It has taken three and a half years, but the truth is finally coming out. Conservatives have known for some time that the Russia collusion investigation into Trump and his campaign by the Obama Administration and the FBI was an out-of-control witch hunt to bring down the President of the United States.
This feels more like a movie than real life. Yet, here we are exploring how political bureaucrats thought they could get away with an attempted coup.
On Wednesday, former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein offered explosive testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee that ought to make every American furious and force the public to question everything law enforcement does in the name of justice.
Rosenstein Admits There was No Basis for the Investigation
News is coming out about how the FBI withheld information and trapped former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. In light of that, the former deputy AG said there were shortcuts and flaws in the processes of the FBI and DOJ. So many, in fact, that if Rosenstein knew what the FBI was keeping from him, he would not have signed the warrant applications looking into George Papadopoulos or Carter Page.
Which means, there would likely have never been a Mueller investigation into Russian collusion.
Rosenstein admitted that his August 2017 memo that laid out the parameters for the Mueller investigation was riddled with flaws due to information being withheld from him. In response, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said it was clear there was no basis for the investigation into the Trump campaign colluding with the Russians. In his words, “there was no there there.”
In one of the most shocking moments in recent American history, Rosenstein said, “I agree with that general statement.”
Rosenstein in the Dark
Many of the FBI’s actions were done behind Rosenstein’s back, leaving him in the dark. The former deputy AG said the FBI did not share the assessment from its field agents stating that Flynn wasn’t doing anything inappropriate and that the case should be closed. Instead, disgraced FBI senior official Peter Strzok re-wrote the report to keep the investigation open.
Additionally, Rosenstein testified that he was never informed about a crucial piece of information: Papadopoulos told an informant that it would be treason if a campaign reached out to Russia to obtain stolen emails from Hillary Clinton.
Sen. Graham then asked Rosenstein, “If you knew then what you know now, would you have signed the warrant application (for Carter Page)?” Page was investigated because of the fake Steele dossier. At the time, the FBI knew it was not legitimate but did not pass that information on to Rosenstein.
“No, I would not,” testified Rosenstein.
Russian Collusion Hoax Should Have Never Happened
Add it all up, and it’s clear that three years of lies, numerous careers and lives destroyed, and billions of dollars spent on a phony allegation should have never occurred. FBI Director James Comey, Assistant FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and senior FBI Agent Peter Strzok set one trap after another to keep Trump from being elected president. If that wasn’t possible, then they’d do all they could to provide a basis for an investigation afterward that could forcibly remove him from office.
Rosenstein opened the floodgates to what should become the most significant political scandal in American history. He will not be the last witness to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Comey, McCabe, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and former CIA Director John Brennan will likely be subpoenaed soon. Dozens of other Obama administration officials are also expected to join the list.
Stay tuned, this is an evolving story.
By Don Purdum, Freelance Contributor
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