Skip to comments.Jeff Sessions Dropped a Bomb – Hardly Anyone Noticed
Posted on 03/08/2018 4:00:36 PM PST by EyesOfTX
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Ive been traveling this week, so I just noticed this myself this afternoon. In an interview with Fox News Shannon Bream Wednesday night, Attorney General Jeff Sessions dropped a bomb when, after asked about allegations that officials within the FBI and the DOJ had violated the FISA process in order to spy on the Trump Campaign, he said the following:
I have appointed a person outside of Washington, many years in the Department of Justice (DOJ), to look at all the allegations that the House Judiciary Committee members sent to us; and were conducting that investigation.
Wait, what? When did that happen? Why all the secrecy? What is this persons name? What else might the person be looking at? Here are some thoughts on what the answers to those questions might be.
First, you have to look at this from Sessions point of view: He leads the DOJ, and thus the FBI as well. Having his own DOJ lawyers investigate the FBI and DOJ anti-Trump cabals abuses would present a clear conflict of interest, as I pointed out last week.
My bet is that he took this action after he became aware of potential FISA abuses shortly after he assumed office in March of last year. At that point, during his first briefing with DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz, he would have been made aware of the IGs investigation into the FISA and other related matters, and thus would have become aware that he had a set of truly bad actors in his midst. That is likely something Sessions already suspected, since it had become obvious during his confirmation hearing that he had personally been under illegal surveillance, but a briefing from Horowitz would have confirmed that reality.
Sessions would not have wanted to formally appoint a special counsel at that time, because that is a very public act, one which requires the public identification of the person who was being named. Remember also that, at that time, Horowitzs own investigation had only been up and running for a few months, meaning that some of the bad actors we know about today had not yet been identified, or had cases fully developed against them.
Formally appointing a special counsel at that time would have given all of these people the chance to either flee, cover their tracks, or even lawyer up before cases could have been fully developed. Remember that we have only begun to publicly find out people like Strzok, Ohr, Page, McCabe and Baker since the first of December. Remember also that the disciplinary actions taken against them have been designed to keep them close and controlled.
It is also very interesting to note that none of these and others who have been identified as bad actors have been quoted in the press at all. This is in direct contrast to James Comey, who went around leaking and singing like a jaybird for a few months after President Trump fired his sorry butt, and who is about to release a book next month.
This silence by the other bad actors most likely means one of two things: Either these people have lawyered up and are keeping quiet to protect themselves in preparation for being prosecuted, or they are actually cooperating with Horowitz and Sessions unnamed outside lawyer in their ongoing investigations.
The quote from Mr. Sessions is a clever reference to the fact that he has had an outside prosecutor working on all of this stuff for quite some time now. It is also most likely another move to set the stage for the impending release of IG Horowitzs own report. Unlike Horowitz, this unidentified special prosecutor would have the power to convene a grand jury and may have already done so and quickly begin issuing subpoenas based on the recommendations contain in the Horowitz report.
Thus, Sessions next statement from the interview:
I am well aware we have a responsibility to insure the integrity of the FISA process. Were not afraid to look at that. The inspector general some think that our inspector general is not very strong; but he has almost 500 [employees], most of which are lawyers and prosecutors; and they are looking at the FISA process. We must make sure that its done properly, and were going to do that. And Ill consider their request.
Hell not only consider their request, hes had a special prosecutor preparing the playing field for quick action on those requests for months now.
That is all.
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When Sessions was growing up in Alabama, the Democratic Party ran the State, and had corrupted the Government office holders to serve the interests of the Party. The KKK served as the feared terrorist arm of the Democratic Party. They were viewed as beyond the law, because corrupt local law enforcement, judges and politicians within the Democratic Party would (an did) cover up for them.
When Sessions became a prosecutor in Alabama, he continued to pursue a murder investigation into the second in command of the Alabama Klan (Henry Hays), after the FBI gave up on their investigation. His low-profile but relentless pursuit, and his innovative approach produced a conviction - and the death penalty. This trial was the basis used in civil proceedings to bankrupt the Alabama Klan.
When Sessions was later elected as State Attorney General, he followed up on the case, and saw to it that the sentence was carried out - execution in the electric chair on June 6, 1997. It was the only execution of a KKK member during the 20th century for the murder of an African-American.
Sessions was famously low profile during the investigation, which led to the nickname he earned - the Silent Executioner.
...”Sessions was famously low profile during the investigation, which led to the nickname he earned - the Silent Executioner”.....
People would do well to take heed of that fact.
Eagle Scout Sessions.
Supposedly somebody in Little Rock.
Ah, Little Rock. Thats in Arkansas last time I looked. Clinton fired every single US Attorney there the very first week he took Office. There was quite the to do about it, back in the day.
So please forgive me if I lack confidence in this person assuming this investigation actually exists, of course.
Jeff Sessions has been AG for over a year.
My Dad could have driven to China and back twice.
So allow me to reiterate.
I've been afraid to ask him why the big S on his chest is off-center.
Now we know.
Apparently, the E fell off in the wind on his way to CA.
Daddy daddy daddy! Why aren’t we there yet? Daddy daddy! Whine whine stamp feet!
I’ve been following posts on Free Republic for months and there is a segment that are clearly haters. I’m sick of seeing it. Trump and Sessions are just fine. Political drama and head fake is what you are seeing. We’re now starting to see movement. Soon it will be an avalanche and just like NK, the media will be stuck with their mouth’s open because Sessions has not leaked a word and they’ve been focused on Stormy whats-her-face.
Need to know basis. You don't need to know.
I think there is going to be a lot of that.
The Little Rock, Clinton Foundation investigation first started in 2015 under Comey and Lynch. Some time in 2016, Lynch and Comey put the investigation on hiatus because it was an election year. The investigation has started back up under Sessions. I would bet that the same people that Comey and Lynch put in charge of the investigation in 2015 are now in charge again.
One should question if this investigation is another whitewash.
No need to ask forgiveness.
“Jeff Sessions has been AG for over a year.
...but the election is this year.
The wise will time their moves, to produce the greatest effects - and make sure that things are wrapped up tight before launching.
Sessions is specifically recused on all matters related to the Clinton Foundation. So it's most likely up to RosenSwamp to "launch". I bet Rod fails to launch.
I'll take that bet.
I believe it is Corey Hiland, a US attorney Trump selected last year.
From DOJ website, October 10, 2017:
“LITTLE ROCKCody Hiland has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Mr. Hiland was nominated by President Donald Trump on June 29, 2017, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 28, 2017.”
According to Wikipedia, he previously served as legislative liaison and aide to Mike Huckabee. He was recommended for the position of U.S. Attorney by U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton.
Yes, see that ! More than 18,000 sealed indictments !!
That is eighteen thousand <====================== !
NB the number has been steadily rising for months !
Will it keep going UP ??
Just WHO are these people, in the THOUSANDS ??!
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