Crap! Someone Lied!

Yesterday was full of news…horrible news….the high rise fire in London, the shooting of a US Rep and others and then came the proverbial “other shoe”……

After many Tweets about the fact the he, Trump, was not the focus of any investigation…that damn “shoe” was thrown into the mechanism….

It’s not an entirely happy 71st birthday for President Trump as the Washington Post reports what it calls a “major turning point” in the FBI investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election: Special Counsel Robert Mueller is now investigating whether Trump tried to obstruct justice, officials say. Though former FBI Director James Comey repeatedly told Trump he was not personally being investigated, that changed days after Trump fired Comey, officials say. Until now, the nearly year-old investigation has focused on Russia’s meddling and whether the Trump campaign was involved with it. Now, as the probe widens to include the obstruction of justice question, five people who have been briefed on requests from Mueller say that he is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of that examination.

Daniel Coats, the current director of national intelligence, Adm. Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and Rogers’ former deputy, Richard Ledgett, have all agreed to be interviewed, the officials say. The Post has details of exchanges with Coats and Rogers that are reportedly of interest to Mueller, including a March 22 conversation in which Trump allegedly asked Coats to intervene with Comey to get the FBI to back off on Michael Flynn. The response to the story from Trump’s personal lawyer: “The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal.” As for what will happen if evidence of criminal activity is uncovered, the Post explains that it’s complicated. Congress would likely need to review the evidence and decide whether to start impeachment proceedings.

The people in the White House have chimed in…….

When the Washington Post reported its potential bombshell on Wednesday—that a special prosecutor is looking into whether President Trump obstructed justice—the newspaper noted that aides were urging the president not to comment about the development on Twitter. Those requests didn’t work: Trump fired off two tweets Thursday morning denouncing the “phony story,” reports Politico. “You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history – led by some very bad and conflicted people!” tweeted Trump, who didn’t specify the people he was talking about.

Trump also suggested that the obstruction development came about because his critics hit a dead end trying to prove his campaign worked with Moscow. “They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice,” he wrote. The Post, and later the New York Times, say that special prosecutor Robert Mueller wants to interview three key figures to try to figure out whether Trump improperly sought their help to get James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation of Michael Flynn. They are Dan Coats, director of national intelligence; Michael Rogers, head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, former NSA deputy director.

As I heard this news I imagined my Right wing brethren having stroke…..but look at this way…now you guys have something fresh……. some new material to put down in your journals and blogs.

Let the ranting begin…..I look forward to what new insults that can be leveled at those that do not agree with my Right wing brethren.

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15 thoughts on “Crap! Someone Lied!

  1. It has been a horrific week…as you mention the devastating fire in London, the shooting in Va. yesterday. Now, it seems the independent counsel is moving forward, hopefully this matter will come to a conclusion and the truth will come out, good or bad, we need to know. I was encouraged briefly by an interview with R. Sen. John Thune this morning until at the end he said ” after ll months of investigation there is still no proof of Russian meddling. My heart sank. The wagon’s continue to circle.

    1. It has begun but keep in mind the last such event tool about 18 months to come to a conclusion….lots of time for those wagons…LOL chuq

  2. This is going to run and run, for sure. No easy solution, when there are new allegations flying around on a daily basis. Is any government work actually being done, I wonder?
    Best wishes, Pete.

  3. The following is all anybody ever needs to know about why the President is now under investigation: ” —Though former FBI Director James Comey repeatedly told Trump he was not personally being investigated, that changed days AFTER TRUMP FIRED COMEY —” (That is the whole thing and there is nothing more. It is all about revenge and vindictiveness.). End of story!

    1. Beginning of story…that is what politics is about…petty individuals doing petty things…..and if you think that will end the story then you have not been paying attention for the last 30 years….

  4. The best way to prevent Left Wing advocates from suffering the rants of Right Wing bloggers is for the Left Wingers to stay off the Right Wing Blogs. If the Left Wingers are bothered by the Right Wing rants then the Left Wingers who are offended in this manner should stick to reading their own drivel. Does this not make the most common sense imagineable?

      1. Insults identify things or persons to be profitably avoided if possible. It is kind of a warning mechanism. Example: “That John Liming is a totally perverted, Right-Wing-Leaning idiot who has no common sense at all and is as prejudiced and bigoted as they come.” — This is an insult that could well save some poor soul from reading the crap I write and believing any of it. Insults have their use.

      2. It is impossible to respect some people even under the best of circumstances and respect is one emotion that should never be over used.

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