Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Russiagate on the Run

On general Russiagate:

Inez Feltcher Stepman, DaFed, President Trump Is Absolutely Right To Assume Federal Agencies Are Against Him. Yep. Nicholas Ballasy, PJ Media, Samantha Power on Her Unmasking Requests in 2016: 'It's Completely False'. Well, somebody did, using her name, and we need to know who. Breitbart, John Brennan: ‘There Is a Real Question About the Stability’ of the U.S. Under Trump. Says the person who corrupted the intelligence agencies. Battleswarm, Lee Stranahan On The Clinton State Department Crony Origin Of The Russian Collusion Hoax. Matt Margois, PJ Media, Did Former DNI James Clapper Implicate Barack Obama in Trump Spying Scandal?. Sure sounds like it.

Julie Kelly, AmGreat, Time To Reassess CrowdStrike’s Credibility. When you lied down with dogs . . .

Well, gag me with a spoon. Jeff Daniels to Play James Comey in CBS Studios Miniseries, although paired with Jim Carrey as the hapless Andrew McCabe, it could be a good reprise of Dumb and Dumber. Being CBS though, I'm sure it will be a hagiography.

On the whistleblower front, there is much activity on the role of ICIG Michael Attkinson. Sean Davis, DaFed, Intel Community IG Stonewalling Congress On Backdated Whistleblower Rule Changes
As The Federalist reported and the Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) confirmed, the spy watchdog secretly changed its whistleblower forms and internal rules in September to eliminate a requirement that whistleblowers provide first-hand evidence to support any allegations of wrongdoing. In a press release last week, the ICIG confessed that it changed its rules in response to an anti-Trump complaint filed on August 12. That complaint, which was declassified and released by President Donald Trump in September, was based entirely on second-hand information, much of which was shown to be false following the declassification and release of a telephone conversation between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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When pressed on the curious changes and attempts to obscure the timeline of his revisions, Atkinson refused to explain why the forms were backdated to August even though they were not made until September. The ICIG previously stated that it changed its forms and guidance “in response to recent press inquiries regarding” the anti-Trump complaint, of which Congress was not even notified until the second week of September. The new forms, which were not uploaded to the ICIG website until September 24, nonetheless stated that the revisions were made back in August.
William L. Gensert, AmThink IC Inspector General Atkinson’s Coup. Sundance from CTH, Activity and Background of Sketchy IC IG Michael Atkinson Now Under Investigative Spotlight…
ICIG Atkinson never reviewed the call transcript and facilitated the complaint processing despite numerous flaws. Additionally Atkinson ignored legal guidance from both the director of national intelligence (DNI) and the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel that highlighted Atkinson’s poor decision-making.

President Trump announced Joseph Macguire as the Acting ODNI on August 8th, 2019. (link) The CIA operative “whistle-blower” letter to Adam Schiff and Richard Burr was on August 12th (link). Immediately following this letter, the ICIG rules and requirements for Urgent Concern “whistle-blowers” was modified, allowing hearsay complaints. On August 28th Adam Schiff begins tweeting about the construct of the complaint.
Sundance also runs down the ICIG's past, and links him to the "lawfare" network, and proposes an identity for the whistleblower. Don't miss OregonMuse's Morning Rant at Ace's.

Well, life got in the way again, so the rest gets dumped.

Whistlegate roundup – The New Neo
IG could not explain 18-day window between Ukraine call and whistleblower complaint: sources Fox News
Lindsey Graham on Twitter: "When it comes to “more whistleblowers coming forward”..............I’ve seen this movie before — with Brett #Kavanaugh. More and more doesn’t mean better or reliable. https://t.co/tx1aIBYrZQ"
Democrats Constructing Impeachment Star Chamber of Whistleblowers and Leaker - Legal Insurrection
House Democrats consider masking identity of whistleblower SFGate
Attorney for Impeachment ‘Whistleblowers’ Actively Sought Trump Admin Informants Breitbart
Philip Mudd: Backstabbing Blowhard Frontpagemag
Whistleblower lawyers are picking off Republicans to remove the President - Independent Sentinel
The Madness of Progressive Projection – American Greatness
Trump says Schiff 'helped write' whistleblower complaint, after House panel admits advance knowledge Fox News
Lindsey Graham Isn't Defending the President As Promised Independent Sentinel
Trump impeachment: Nobody has right to face a whistleblower accuser USA Today
Whistleblower fallout continues for Joe Biden, President Trump One America News Network

Ukraine and Joe Biden

BOMBSHELL: Audio, Email Evidence Shows DNC Colluded With Ukraine To Boost Hillary By Harming Trump, Report Says The Daily Wire
GAME-FREAKIN’-CHANGER?! Glenn Beck drops Ukrainian recording so damning to Hillary no WONDER media isn’t sharing (watch) – twitchy.com
The Bidens: "Stone Cold Crooked" Manhattan Contrarian
The Bidens: "Stone Cold Crooked" (2) Manhattan Contrarian
Poll: 57% Support Probe of Biden and Son for Ukraine and China Actions Breitbart
Joe Biden, Hunter Biden could be forced to testify in Donald Trump Senate impeachment trial Washington Times
It's Not All About the Bidens: Why Trump Has Ukraine on the Brain RealClearInvestigations
Biden Advisers Said They Knew His 2018 Comments On Ukraine Would Be Problematic: Report The Daily Caller
Trump Knows Ukraine Owns the Democrats The American Spectator
Hunter Biden’s Wild Ukrainian Ride – American Greatness
The Media Isn't Just Burying the Hunter Biden Corruption Story. It's Also Burying the Story of Joe Biden's Brother, James Biden, and His Corruption, Too – Ace
Biden Campaign Spox: Hunter Had Permission to Serve on Ukrainian Gas Company's Boar Town Hall
In The Mailbox: 10.07.19 The Other McCain
Bongino Rips Chuck Todd over Sen. Johnson Interview: ‘Disgrace to Humankind’ Grabien News
Hunter Biden’s Wild Ukrainian Ride – American Greatness

Impeachment Follies

Anti-Trump Fraternity and NeverTrump Sorority Collude in Impeachment Scam – American Greatness
House Democrats believe they already have the 217 votes needed to pass articles of impeachment | Daily Mail Online
Politico: Impeachment a Flop in Key Suburban Swing District Breitbart
Impeachment is Getting Boring
Payback: Pence to begin campaigning in new House Dem districts over impeachment Hot Air
MSNBC panelist: We can impeach Pence first and let Trump name his replacement before he's impeached to Hot Air
Althouse "The impeachment inquiry Democrats launched last month may ultimately hinge on a simple question: Did President Trump try to force a foreign power (or powers) to help him take down a political opponent, Joe Biden?"
Doug Ross @ Journal VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: The Power of Democrat Projection
Goodwin ‘Groundhog’ Dems again ‘left’ behind
Giuliani's answer to impeachment inquiry Sue Schiff
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Discusses Partisan Impeachment Process and USMCA… The Last Refuge
House Sends More Carefully Worded Impeachment Demand Letters (Not Subpoenas) – OMB and Pentagon… The Last Refuge
Impeachment is Built on a Trap That Obama Created for Romney Frontpagemag

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