Skip to comments.Mueller’s Politicized Indictment of Twelve Russian Intelligence Officers
Posted on 07/16/2018 10:45:09 AM PDT by Meet the New Boss
So, is Russia now presumed innocent of hacking the 2016 election?
If not, it is difficult to understand any proper purpose served by Special Counsel Robert Muellers indictment of twelve military officers in the Kremlins intelligence services...
Make no mistake: This is nakedly politicized law enforcement. There is absolutely no chance any of the Russian officials charged will ever see the inside of an American courtroom. The indictment is a strictly political document by which the special counsel seeks to justify the existence of his superfluous investigation.
Lacking the requisite basis to conduct a criminal investigation, the Justice Department used its counterintelligence mission as a pretext for appointing a special counsel. This was grossly improper: (1) Counterintelligence work, which is geared at thwarting the operations of hostile foreign powers, is not the prosecutor work of building criminal cases; (2) not surprisingly, then, there is no authority in the regulations to assign a special counsel to a counterintelligence investigation; and (3) because counterintelligence authorities do not afford Americans the due-process protections required in criminal investigations, the Justice Department is not permitted to use counterintelligence as a pretext for conducting what is actually an effort to build a criminal prosecution.
The only point of the new indictment is to justify Rosensteins decision and Muellers existence...
To be clear, we did need an FBI counterintelligence investigation of Russias espionage operation against the 2016 election, and we already had a quite aggressive one before Mueller came on the scene. But we would have needed a special-counsel investigation only if there had been a concrete factual basis to believe the Trump campaign conspired in Russias espionage operation against the 2016 election.
There never was.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
These officials attempted to oppress and damage Trump and his campaign's free exercise and enjoyment of his civil rights under the Constitution to seek public office, to exercise free speech and to participate in the political process free of illegal government interference.
The Hillary campaign and the DNC colluded with British ex-spooks and supposed Russian sources to disguise a phony political smear as intelligence reports as part of a conspiracy with officials within the US government to use US government surveillance tools against the Trump campaign.
Also, they used undercover agents to attempt to infiltrate Donald Trump's campaign and entrap campaign workers in order to further contrive a phony pretext for surveillance of the Trump campaign.
They illegally procured the appointment of a Special Counsel to selectively investigate the lives of and prosecute people associated with Donald Trump and his campaign as punishment for their political actions in supporting Trump and to intimidate others from doing so.
Using the illegally procured Special Counsel appointment, they assembled a staff of Democrat operatives and loyalists to use the tools of law enforcement to gather an enormous amount of political intelligence useful to the Democrat Party against Donald Trump, his campaign, individual Republicans associated with his campaign and his presidential transition team.
There was no reason for Rosenstein to rush to the podium and release this information. It was certainly not time sensitive, and actually really meaningless. It was done for the sole purpose of interfering with Presidents Trump’s meeting with Putin. The first thing that Trump should do when returning to America is fire Rosenstein for this act.
“They illegally procured the appointment of a Special Counsel to selectively investigate the lives of and prosecute people associated with Donald Trump and his campaign as punishment for their political actions in supporting Trump and to intimidate others from doing so.”
Rear guard action to protect the Kenyanesian Usurpation and all of its myriad crimes.
Trump is afraid to do it.
He’s not afraid...his “friends” in the GOP told him that they will impeach him if he does.
When are we going to investigate how Mexico has manipulated and interfered with our elections since Ike was president.
Please note my tagline.
Today Putin called Mueller’s bluff by saying he will cooperate with the SP on these indictments.
I mean -- John Podesta served as a senior advisor to the Clinton administration on matters related to computer privacy and telecommunications security ... and this was the jackass who fell for a Russian phishing scam that compromised the integrity of the U.S. electoral process?
Even if Podesta was a Republican I'd be thankful that the guy failed as a campaign chairman in 2016. An imbecile like that shouldn't be allowed within 500 miles of Washington D.C.
Trump is afraid to do it.
Timing is important.
None of this is hurting President Trump. A case can be made that this entire RUSSIA,RUSSIA, RUSSIA witch hunt is hurting Democrats.
President Trumps core supporters are not going to abandoned him. While the “Trump Hater” are getting more angry each day the President is not impeached.
A win win for the President.
Putin declared that his government would be willing to allow Mueller investigators access to the 12 Russians in exchange for American cooperation in bringing to justice Clinton associates, including Mueller cohorts involved in illegal business transactions that allegedly took place in Russia, involving, according to Putin's statement, over $400 million dollars that was taken out of the Russia illegally.
The left are claiming that there are still US sites run by ruskies trying to hack the midterm elections- They even intimated that gatewaypundit is a distributer of ‘divisive news’
“Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms”
“However, Toler said the site could build momentum by creating divisive content that then gets passed to other provocative news aggregators in the U.S. such as InfoWars or Gateway Pundit.”
They don’t say how the ruskies are hacking- long on speculation and short on facts- they make the claim that there is ‘online manipulations ahead of the midterm election’ yet fail to provide evidence
Israel needs to issue an indictment against Obama for collusion and interference in their elections.
Look we put up with an illegally procured Prezzy for 8 years so we can get over this too:-)
If the idea was to give Vladimir Putin and his thug regime a new way to sabotage the United States, nice work.
Yet another reason why the National Review is CRAP!
Boy, are they wrong.
Jeff Sessions, ‘off’ yourself from AG.
Otherwise YOU are contributing to the subversion of the United States constitutional Republic.
The Founders and patriotic Americans curse you.
Theres that big lie again, Podesta...compromised the integrity of the U. S. Electoral process
1st the process has long been compromised by (D) shenanigans like letting ineligible voters of every stripe - brown black white duplicate and dead pollute the polls
2nd also long compromised by Vote suppression in the form of fake polls fake exit polls MSM cheerleading BLM thugs you name it
Pedoesta may be a pervy Grade A fancy ninny, but the effect of his dumbassery is pretty much a rounding error when it comes to all the reasons people voted for Trump - Mme. Bobblehead convulsing, hacking and wheezing, calling Trump voters deplorables, being tossed like a side o beef into a drunk tank on wheels, etc etc had sweet FA to do with her illegal server and were just the tip of the fetid iceberg the USS America steered itself away from
“Trump is afraid to do it.”
Why, do you believe that he is afraid to do it? Rosenstein’s act certainly gives grounds to do it. Trump is a pretty bold guy, just look at his business history. So if he does not fire Rosenstein I wonder what is preventing him from doing so.
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