State Dept. Warning Memo -Outlining Sketchy Steele Info- Was Delivered to Peter Strzok a Week Prior to FISA Submission…

The exit door begins to close.  According to the latest leak provided to John Solomon the State Department information -deconstructing Chris Steele- was presented to FBI Agent Peter Strzok a week before they used Steele’s sketchy dossier to prop up the FBI FISA application on Carter Page.

John Solomon – […] The officials declined to say what the FBI did with the information about Steele after it reached Strzok’s team, or what the email specifically revealed. A publicly disclosed version of the email has been heavily redacted in the name of national security.

While much remains to be answered, the email exchange means FBI supervisors knew Steele had contact with State and had reason to inquire what he was saying before they sought the warrant. If they had inquired, agents would have learned Steele had admitted to Kavalec he had been leaking to the news media, had a political deadline of Election Day to get his information public and had provided demonstrably false intelligence in one case, as I reported last week. (read more)

It’s almost guaranteed the reason Kavelec’s email to the FBI was redacted is specifically because Ms. Kavelec used her State Dept. portal to check on travel records and noted the “Michael Cohen in Prague” story was false.  Kavalec would have easy access to State Dept. travel records.

Chris Steele told Ms. Kavalec about Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen traveling to Prague to communicate/coordinate with the Russians.  Kavalec made note of the claim:

(Page #11, pdf link)

Michael Cohen has denied ever traveling to Prague.  Special Counsel Robert Mueller has supported Cohen on this issue; passport records show Cohen has never traveled to Prague. It appears Ms. Kavalec checked her State Dept. travel records and confirmed the same.

However, the CURRENT FBI wants to hide Ms. Kavalec’s warning/notification that Steele was delivering false information about Cohen traveling to Prague:

(Page #2, pdf source – Kavalec email)

So put it all together.  Chris Steele was producing the dossier for the FBI to use.  Steele told State Dept. official Kavalec about the same information in his dossier.  The State Dept. checked, and found out the information was false. The State Dept. warned the FBI.  However, the FBI ignored the warning; and a week later used the dossier in the application for a retroactive Title-1 surveillance warrant against U.S. Person Carter Page.

To cover themselves; and because the claim was so central to the purpose of the Steele Dossier; the FBI then redacted the State Dept. warning about Michael Cohen traveling to Prague in the public email from the State Department.

Worse yet, in the application itself the FBI said the information proving Carter Page was an agent of a foreign power came from the State Dept:

(Page #2 Carter Page FISA Application – pdf source)

The false claim about Cohen’s travel to Prague has been discussed here for well over a year. [January 2018]

So, the question is:  Why is the FBI so damned committed to this Steele Dossier?

That answer is simple.  In October 2016, they needed the dossier to get the FISA warrant.  They needed the 2016 FISA warrant to cover-up for all of the unauthorized and illegal surveillance activity that was already underway throughout 2016.

The Russian election interference narrative; the use of Joseph Mifsud, Stefan Halper, the London and Australian embassy personnel; Erika Thompson, Alexander Downer, U.S. DIA officials; everything around Crossfire Hurricane; and everything after to include the construct of the Steele Dossier; all of it was needed for the creation of an ‘after-the-fact‘  plausible justification to cover-up what Mike Rogers discovered in early 2016, AND the downstream unmasked records that existed in the Obama White House SCIF.

Fusion GPS was not hired in April 2016 to research Donald Trump.  The intelligence community was already doing surveillance and spy operations. They already knew everything about the Trump campaign.

The Obama intelligence community needed Fusion GPS to give them a justification for pre-existing surveillance operations.  Fusion fulfilled that objective by contracting for the Steele Dossier.

That’s why the FBI, and later the Mueller team, were/are so strongly committed to, and defending, the formation of the Steele Dossier and its dubious content.  Once they had the dossier in hand the FBI proceeded forward for an ex post facto FISA warrant.

The goal was retroactive surveillance authority. The FBI used the Carter Page FISA application. The FBI already knew Carter Page; essentially Carter Page was irrelevant, what they needed was the dossier in the system, and the FISA authority as justification.

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357 Responses to State Dept. Warning Memo -Outlining Sketchy Steele Info- Was Delivered to Peter Strzok a Week Prior to FISA Submission…

  1. DJT2020 says:

    All the mistakes and sloppy track covering and messed up date lines. Good thing Trump won or NONE of this would come to light.

    Liked by 30 people

    • FL_GUY says:

      You wrote: Good thing Trump won
      If President Trump had not won, we would be deeply into a total police state by now and probably in a war. This evil POSs need to go down yesterday.

      I really cannot even imagine the horror of that psychotic traitor HilLIARy in charge of the country.

      Liked by 43 people

      • SwampRatTerrier says:

        You said it!

        In any state where the murderer of Seth Rich is still running for…er…running free……

        Liked by 8 people

        • JL says:

          This Kavelec memo has distinctly opened up the possibility that Seth Rich was the Russian mole.

          Think about that for a while. Would Russia have taken him out? I think they would have in a heartbeat if they thought he was or was about to be discovered. Russia certainly has a reputation for doing wet work outside Russia.

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        • thehawkeyehoneypot says:

          I tweeted at donna brazille to wish seth riches mom happy mothers day since he cant any longer.

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      • Likely armed revolt. All those scenarios are possible.

        Liked by 1 person

      • thebigharry says:

        Operation “Renegade Roundup” can’t start soon enough.

        Liked by 2 people

      • De Oppresso Liber says:

        The e-mail was “heavily redacted” for “National Security,” huh? Horseschitt……it was heavily redacted to cover their “collective” a$$es. Period. Using the “National Security” canard to keep the public from knowing how crooked and corrupt our government has become, is as regular as their morning p!$$. Disgusting and infuriating….they think we’re all damn idiots.

        MAGA!

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        • deplorable says:

          Yes, they think we’re all idiots, and they absolutely know that we are powerless to do anything about any of it.

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        • GB Bari says:

          No, they know that some of us know exactly what they did but they also know we’re just observers and are powerless to do anything to them. Barr is their only problem.

          But they also know that a huge percentage of the populace will never hear or read about and understand this evidence because the MSM won’t report it.

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      • YvonneMarie says:

        Imagine AOC there.
        We are still in trouble.
        When the moral fabric of our culture is torn apart our Republic becomes very fragile.
        I am not saying all is lost.
        But folks on the local level should get involved in their neighborhood politics & start
        standing up to corrupt nepotistic government hacks.

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    • Derrufo Konepke says:

      boom boom boom… hammertime coming soon….thank you Sundance and CTH for
      last 2.5 amazing years of reading you all, and many Insider commenters too, who are on our side.

      Liked by 6 people

    • CNN_sucks says:

      I thank the evangelicals supporting PDJT in 2016. Hope they continue in 2020.

      Liked by 4 people

    • Mom4Trump2020 says:

      Yes, but what will happen under the next democrat president??? That’s what I’m worried about. Terrified actually for my children and grandchildren 😳

      Liked by 3 people

    • bertdilbert says:

      Now that we have a date, has anyone checked the Strzok/Page texts for this time window? Nice if we could find another smoking gun text.

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    • Redzone says:

      diGenova just said the IG has concluded the final 3 FISA’s we’re illegal and is about to conclude the 1st FISA is illegal. BOOM!!

      Liked by 4 people

    • CET says:

      You are most correct. And these stupid buffoons would be firmly in charge of the US intelligence structure. They themselves must have been the Russian operatives.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Dutchman says:

    Yes, just as the CLING to the notion the Russians hacked the DNC and DCC servers, and THEN conflate guccifer 2.0 to try to prop up the bogus contention.

    Again, because that then ‘justifies’ the phoney ‘investigation’ that, as you say, was to conceal that they had been conducting ‘unauthorised’ (illegal) spying, for ‘political’ purposes since at least,…2008?

    Destroy EITHER of these two narratives, and ANY attempt to say survellence was ‘legal’ or ‘justified’or LEGALLY authorised, vanishes in a puff of smoke.

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    • Appalled says:

      I’ve wondered if the DNC refused the FBI access to their computers because some of this surveillance was actually being conducted on their computers, through contractors.

      Liked by 7 people

      • SwampRatTerrier says:

        Could be.

        Yoga and Chelsea’s Wedding were probably code words for…….

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      • Could also be evidence of treason. Cankles and her 3itch’s emails etc.

        There was total panic when the DNC servers were hacked. Most likely by direct downloading of said evidence of treason. So much panic that Seth Rich was “eliminated.”

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      • bertdilbert says:

        If the DNC computers could access the NSA database, that would be even a bigger story. But hey, ask Maxine Waters, she said it was Obama’s database….

        Liked by 8 people

      • jx says:

        Or because it never occurred.

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      • Little pink houses says:

        Interesting, always wondered why the FBI didnt push back.

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      • JL says:

        I think they refused FBI access to cover up the fact that Seth Rich was a Russian mole. Or didn’t refuse at all, because that is the only way the cover story works, so the FBI cooperates.

        An assinated Russian mole in the DNC would have been hugely embarrassing. Debbie Wasserman Schulz seems to have quite the mole problem wherever she goes. She now has a blackmail problem from Russia due to their knowledge and ability to prove what happened.

        If SR was the mole, he could have copied files locally via USB. Then handed them off to Russia. Russia gives them to wikileaks. SR would have served his purpose and become a liability, so Russia took him out in a typical Washington DC “mugging gone wrong”.

        DNC realizes what happened pretty quickly. Realizes sloppy security and Russian moles in the DNC spell doom for the election. Gets CrowdStrike in there to alter the server images to make it look like a remote Russian hack, because they know the files will leak from Russia. CrowdStrike fabricates the Guccifer 2.0 persona. The DNC refuses to let the FBI snoop around (or does and the FBI becomes complicit through it’s lenience and blind eye). Obama admin is aware, so they let Brennan in, he starts doing his dirty work, and from the time the files are stolen all the way to the election Brennan works on tying the Mole’s work to the Trump Campaign. Then of course the Trump Win kind of throws a wrench in that, but it’s easy to put the “insurance policy” into action, and the collusion delusion is born.

        Two years of fraudulent investigation serve their purpose of putting the shield of time in place, and allows the various agencies to execute the coverup and fill in the necessary details, via entrapment schemes and media leaks.

        The DNC can say “it’s not our fault, they hacked us from Romania!” SR is out of the picture, and as long as it’s kept quiet Russia stays quiet, and no one is the wiser.

        Got all that? Good. 🙂

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        • JL says:

          Actually, Russia wouldn’t have given the files to wikileaks. Because fi they had done so, the files wouldnt have the forged metadata that VIPS thoroughly exposed.

          This means that the files were given to WikiLeaks by someone affiliated with the DNC or CrowdStrike.

          Which means that Assange’s claim that the files didn’t come from Russia, is the absolute Truth.

          Assange is the key.

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          • JL says:

            Yikes, typing it all out tied a few things together.

            Imran Awan was also a Russian Mole. Russia used it’s blackmail leverage to make sure DNC Debbie didn’t interfere, and also explains the leniency when he was caught.

            And then there’s this:

            Tim Canova was DNC Deb’s primary opponent and has been charging that the Primary ws rigged. His claims have merit. Two counties faced potential hacks. What do you want to bet one of those counties was DNC Deb’s and the other was controlled by our favorite money grubbing election supervisor?

            If DNC Debbie had failed to win re-election, Russia would have lost it’s agent in the top echelons of the DNC and all of it’s leverage.

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        • stephen fenlon says:

          Two problems with your theory:

          1) Seth Rich was still alive after the ” Robbery” and spoke to a Paramedic.
          Not a very efficient Hit Job by supposed Professionals.

          It’s the US Govt. that refused to release any CCTV or body camera footage taken at the time.

          Seth died at the hospital, after Govt. entities turned up and ushered hospital staff away from his room. One nurse is reported as saying his injuries did not appear life threatening.

          2) How would the CIA know that Seth Rich was the mole without a confession ?

          Or that he was the only one planted ? Strange that they never bothered to insert a Confidential Human Informant into the DNC to investigate on that little titbit.

          Maybe they just ran a background check on all their drivers? /s

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          • JL says:

            Seth Rich would not have known who shot him. As long as it was fatal, was all that mattered.

            It would make sense that the US Gov wouldn’t want anyone to know that Russia did the hit, because that exposes the whole coverup, which was already being implemented.

            This of course means SR was not only a liability to Russia, but also a liability to Bad Actors in the IC that were covering up the mole. That takes the hit in a direction I don’t want to think about.

            If it was a mole there is no way that they don’t know who it was.

            It would be trivial to see who was logged in, in the vicinity, and a look around at bank accounts would probably show suspicious payments. If there was even a slight amount of security on the DNC network, it would have been obvious who accessed the files.

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          • JL says:

            I was just reading SR’s wikipedia page and came across this blast from the past.

            https://forward.com/fast-forward/364499/was-russia-behind-mystery-murder-of-dnc-worker-seth-rich/

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        • Alex50 says:

          Russia, Russia, Russia!”

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        • Tl Howard says:

          Assange said the supplier was NOT a state actor.

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      • JL says:

        Kind of strange how the FBI never really put up any protest about not being given access to the servers, don’t you think?

        I think they didn’t need to know. They already knew a mole stole the DNC files and gave them to Russia. The FBI was more concerned with how to cover it up.

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      • fabrabbit says:

        Appalled: Good point, it had occurred to me as well.

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    • JIM COMEY IS A WEASEL_DOUG says:

      Show Mifsud was working with Westerns and the entire enterprise collapses.
      PapaD is the Key.

      Liked by 4 people

    • Lanna says:

      Roger Stone’s attorney’s filed to throw out all evidence collected in the raid on his house due to search warrants being based on an unproven assumption that the Russians hacked the DNC servers. https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Roger-Stone-asks-court-to-toss-out-evidence-13837150.php

      From the article: “Stone, 66, has pleaded not guilty, and his latest court filing in Washington sought a hearing to force U.S. authorities to prove in court the role of Russian operatives in hacks on the Democratic National Committee and others, including Hillary Clinton presidential campaign chairman John Podesta.”

      Liked by 2 people

    • TheLastDemocrat says:

      All of a sudden, CTH hit by new commenters with compelling stories that everyone is a Russian mole.

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      • JL says:

        I resemble that remark!

        I discovered CT 2.5 years ago, I guess that makes me relatively new. And the story isnt very compelling. It probably doesnt make sense to anyone else.

        It was just Seth Rich and DNC Debbie. Not everyone.

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      • Elle says:

        I noticed that too

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  3. Derangement Syndrome says:

    Who is this Kavalec lady?

    The fact that this memo exists proves that there were multiple operations going on at the same time with ZERO cohesion. These dummies were so remarkable in their stupidity. And, Strzok is done for, stick a fork in him.

    Liked by 4 people

    • ScarletPimpernel says:

      Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Kavalec

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      • Derangement Syndrome says:

        Thanks, what I meant was, how was Steele directed to talk to her, and then she’s not in on the set up?

        She takes real notes and blows up the entire FBI predicate when her notes are revealed?

        How was this allowed by the coup faction?

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    • ILOT says:

      I think the key here is to identify the affiant, otherwise known as the one who vouched for the affidavit. That person, rest assured is going to prison. I’m not certain if that is Strzok, Comey or who, but they are in serious legal jeopardy.

      Liked by 6 people

      • Ilcon says:

        James Baker, Loretta Lynch, Jim Comey.

        Liked by 5 people

      • JL says:

        Depends if the poor schmuck that signed it was in on the whole thing (Strzok) or if they were a patsy that couldn’t resist signing when they were asked to do so out of the blue.

        I don’t think it’s a coincidence that no one will admit to reading the application. Plausible deniablity. Incompetence is the easiest defense, and sure beats intentionally defrauding the Court.

        If you find the person that admits to reading the application, you will have found the person that signed it, I think.

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  4. lotbusyexec says:

    Are you PDJT? He too talks in the third person 😉 Regardless of your identity I am that thankful DJT won! One of the best days ever (politically speaking). MAGA = Man Asked God Answered

    Liked by 4 people

  5. Newhere says:

    These Kavalec leaks sure create the feeling that the earnest truth-seekers are losing patience with Wray and the coup-protectors he keeps around him. The heat’s turning up, for sure.

    Liked by 15 people

  6. freepetta says:

    This Obama/Clinton crime syndicate which was a corrupt conspiracy to overthrow our President is getting more pathetic with each disclosure.

    Liked by 23 people

  7. Newhere says:

    I wonder if McClatchy will still stand by its story.

    Liked by 2 people

  8. Maga Jim says:

    The piles of evidence against Strzok and the evil cabal continues to grow and grow. When Lady Justice balances the scales of evidence against DJT vs the evidence against an attempted Coup, it looks like a flea on one side and a herd of elephants on the other,

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  9. Dutchman says:

    Oh, and for those who say their are ‘no white hats’; WHO is releasing this info about the Kavelec meeting? SOMEBODY released it, Wray quickly sealed the memo away, her hand written notes surface, Wray backtracks, and now this.

    It DOES appear like their are SOME good people, keeping their head down, bashing ‘Trump’ around the water cooler, and releasing stuff when they can.

    Remember the 302’s on Flynn, memo I think, labeled “rough draft” or some such?
    Oops, accident! My bad,…or DELIBERATE?

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    • Carrie says:

      I’m not sure we even need a “white hat” per say. Rather just someone whose interests are aligned with getting this information out. I was watching again American Gangster and the true story of how a drug dealer from Harlem helped identify the corrupt police in the NYPD with the very narcotics officer who busted him. They ended up arresting 3/4’s of the narcotics squad alone. There interests were aligned, because Frank Lucas (the dealer) hated paying off the the dirty cops!

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    • Amy2 says:

      Someone was in John Solomon’s driveway, so there are two white hats at least. Not enough, not soon enough!

      Liked by 5 people

    • Petrel says:

      Classifying a document is the prerogative of the issuing agency. The FBI has no authority to classify the notes and emails of a State Department Deputy Director. That classification belongs to the DOS.

      Then again, Christopher Steele barges in on Ms. Kavalec at her office in the DOS and tells her all sorts of outrageous things. She records his statements and warns the FBI that the story doesn’t add up. Precisely what spy-stuff (aka super-secret “sources and methods”) permits the FBI to classify her FYI in the name of national security?

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    • Mark McQueen says:

      There are cop haters everywhere. As far as I’m concerned that’s about all it amounts to. No way anyone who condemns the entire FBI from top to bottom is being intellectually honest.

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  10. Appalled says:

    The Deep State places itself above the law. They not only make a mockery of the law, but of those citizens who endeavor to follow the law. May God have mercy on our nation.

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  11. Carrie says:

    Definitely no time (one week) for following proper Woods procedures to verify the dossier before bringing it in front of the FISC. The FBI definitely has a problem. Next up, the State Department needs to state they never identified Carter Page as an agent from a foreign power (maybe that’s also in one of Kavalec’s memos but was also redacted).

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    • justlizzyp says:

      I’m not entirely sure how it works for law enforcement, but in financial auditing there is a standard applied to statistical sampling. You set the number of items you are going to ‘test’ based on the overall size of the population and the ‘degree of confidence’ you wish to place on your procedure. For example, if you are auditing a revenue account you would start with the total number of deposits made over the audit period and then use the sampling tables/ formula to determine how many individual deposits to examine. The higher the degree of confidence, the more items you test. Any items that do not meet the criteria are considered ‘findings’ and if there are more than the mathematically derived number of items that fail the test that means you cannot say with the determined degree of certainty that the account balance is accurate. Based on the wording of the FISA application, they swore with a 100% degree of confidence that the information was accurate, meaning they should have checked every single fact presented. Any fact or assertion that did not check out should have disqualified the information. They didn’t say ‘with 97% degree of confidence’ or even ‘93%’ They attested that it was verified and that Steele was reliable. That they had no reason to doubt the veracity of his information. They lied.

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    • thebigharry says:

      On Carter Page, the FBI only stated that the State Department provided information, not a determination.

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      • Carrie says:

        Well, I’m guessing that presents yet another big whole in their FISA application. Because another major part of the warrant was based not his presumption that he worked for a foreign power (although we already know that the FBI had him help put Buryakov away- so it’s clearly BS).

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  12. LandonK says:

    Being the weasel he is, I am sure there are many folks around Strzok happy to see him in the crosshairs. Gotta figure he’s been an a….hole most of his career, not just here. Don’t we all know a Strzok somewhere? GO GET HIM – for all of us!

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  13. Bob says:

    Where is Mc Shame in delivering the dossier to the FBI, and who specifically did he deliver it to?

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  14. The Demon Slick says:

    The funniest part is the crack investigators at the FBI claim they believed the dossier enough to get a fisa warrant, yet a bureaucrat at the state department was able to tell it was Lies with one passport check and a Google search for “Miami Russian consulate”.

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  15. Perot Conservative says:

    They threw a bunch of spaghetti against the wall and hoped something would stick.

    Flynn, essentially threatened his son and, ergo, his grandson.

    George P, the entrapment plan there really blew up! Have they interviewed the FBI agents who ‘arrested him’ at the airport?

    Carter Page, who worked with us to convict a criminal, is now a spy?

    Liked by 5 people

  16. Sue Fowler says:

    Each disclosure is worse than the ones before. Evil people attempting to unseat President Trump. Wray needs to be in custody now. Not a single person has looked ashamed. A sad state of national conscience abd the simple reason we have
    NO JUSTICE SYSTEM.
    Barr: when will the indictments be served?

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  17. When this nightmare finally comes to a close and the government releases an “official” report… I guarantee that it will look very similar to a Comprehensive CTH post – (Go Deep Baby). I bet it will almost border on plagiarism. Heh.

    Many thanks to the CTH and all its contributors. /Salute

    —luvntheBIGsites

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  18. JL says:

    Leaving aside the Cohen-Prague issue, and the Russian Consulate in Miami issue, Item #3 in the outline of the notes is quite interesting.

    If the FBI thought, or pretended to think that Steele’s word was ironclad, is there any evidence they investigated the most serious and frightening item on that list?

    The fact that Russia had panted an agent in the DNC!

    If the FBI wants us all to believe that Steele is an intelligence master, then why is there ZERO evidence they did anything about a mole in the DNC? Nothing in text messages. Nothing leaked to the press, Nothing in testimony. Of course “not that we know of” is the common caveat to all those points.

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    • Mongo Mere Pawn says:

      If there was a Russian mole at the DNC, would that not open up the possibility that the mole was the source for the “hacked” DNC emails? Just wondering.

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      • JL says:

        Exactly.

        It also explains CrowdStrike covering it up by fabricating the Guccifer 2.0 persona and forging the metadata in the files given to Wikileaks.

        Guess who gave the files to WikiLeaks?

        It wasn’t Russia, and it wasn’t Seth Rich.

        It was CrowdStrike. Or the FBI, depending how involved they were at this point. Without the forged metadata in the Wikileaks files, the whole plan doesn’t work.

        When assange said the files didn’t come from Russia, he was telling the stone cold truth.

        Assange is the key.

        VSGPDJT should take him up on the pardon trade for revealing the source of the DNC files.

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    • PS says:

      Seth Rich must have been the Russian Spy who extracted the emails, packaged them up, and delivered them to Russia-aligned Wikileaks. Russia, Russia Russia. Don’t worry, FBI won’t need to investigate, Rich was “taken care of”. Russia.

      That’s their story and they are sticking to it… until the next one comes along.

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      • JL says:

        Seth Rich wouldn’t have given them to Wikileaks. If he had done so, they wouldn’t have the forged metadata that VIPS so thoroughly exposed. Russia never gave them to WikiLeaks.

        That forged metadata is essential to the coverup.

        The files would have been altered by CrowdStrike and they or someone else involved leaked the files to Wikileaks themselves. How else would pin it on a remote Russian hack?

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      • JL says:

        Not quite.

        If Seth Rich had delivered them to Wikileaks, the files wouldn’t have the forged metadata that makes it look like they were hacked by a Russian dude in Romania.

        Seth Rich delivered them to Russia for sure.

        CrowdStrike delivered the forged files to Wikileaks. It’s the only way the coverup works. Planting the forged files with wikileaks was a necessity for the coverup, as its the only way Wikileaks gets the faked files that point to Guccifer 2.0.

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    • Burnt Toast says:

      With the Paki A Brothers and DiFi’s ChiSpy a RUSSIAN mole in the DNC is plausible.

      BUT, knowing it was a fabrication, they never did anything with the dossier other than laugh over the pee-pee part, try to rattle PDT, leak it to the press, and use it to bootstrap the rest of the hoax.

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      • JL says:

        Christopher Steele has said that he never wanted the dossier to become official intel. It’s purpose was simply to tie PDJT to the Russians and guarantee a win for Her Majesty. That’s why he was so desperate for it to come out before the election.

        When DJT pulled out the surprising (not to us) upset, the dossier became usefull in another way, and that was to throw two years of smokescreen and chaff in PDJT’s way.

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  19. sundance says:

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    • JL says:

      I’m a little worried about the rest of the footnote.

      If you look at what isn’t redacted in the remaining paragraphs, it looks like they are disclosing something. For instance the footnote paragraph that starts with “notwithstanding”.

      Have you done any thinking on what might be in those?

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    • Thad Richard says:

      Ole Trish is turning into Bartriromo light

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    • starfcker says:

      Go get em, Trish. I have this vision of those in 0bama’s inner circle reading this every night and then coming to the bottom of the article and seeing their face in the black and white collage. Hi guys. Welcome to the treehouse.

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    • More than a“Massive FBI Failure.” Though FBN would never put a banner up saying “Massive FBI coup against a dually elected President Trump,” or at a minimum, “Massive FBI coverup of Trump Campaign being spied on by a sitting President and the opposition campaign.”

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    • Chimpy says:

      Great video. I am going to start watching Trish Regan. She is spot on.

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  20. The more I read (mostly here at the Tree House) the more amazed I am at what a total clown show the Intelligence Community (FBI, CIA, NSA, etc. etc.) was and is.

    There are over 115,000 employees that WE pay for, yet they couldn’t put together a team that was able to get the job done (taking out our President Trump) even though they were up against someone who was never engaged in politics and who was an outsider with no experience of the Swamp.

    I shudder to think .at what these insane, sociopathic scumbags are doing to protect our citizens when it comes to REAL threats against our Country from actual spies, terrorists and other evil doers. Probably NOTHING.

    Just another reason to protect and preserve our Second Amendment rights.

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    • PS says:

      Security Theater comes to mind. Do we seriously believe these folks in the ABCs had any time left in the day after spying on political opposition to actually go after any bad guys?

      I’d personally go back to Steel’s soccer claim to fame and reinvestigate that someone wasn’t entrapped or framed in the process. Trust none of it.

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    • covfefe999 says:

      I think about all of the time adulterers Strzok and Page spent texting each other about non-work related things. Constantly propping each other’s egos up, catty talk about other people like they were junior high school girls … did they ever get any actual work done? And then there’s the sheer stupidity, STUPIDITY, of using their FBI phones to conduct this nonsense. I pray someone releases the full unredacted texts, we’ve only seen a small portion of them. I want to see their sex chat, I want to see all of their insults to other people, I want to see all of their scheming, and most of all I want them to be so embarrassed that they drop out and hide in shame.

      I have said a few times I think Page slept her way up. She was a nothing, came from a crap law school, had a low level job, but Andy McCabe pulled her up when he was promoted. I’ll bet that irritated the hell out of other more competent attorneys. I suspect Page was sleeping with McCabe.

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    • vrajavala says:

      Go back to the origins of the “intelligence agencies”. The provision for the creation of the CIA was included in the 1947 NDAA. Then “operation Paperclip” was created that allowed the US to bring war criminals, the Nazi scientists, into the US and they were positioned at the leadership positions if these “intelligence agencies.” Then, of course, there were the “secret societies” at top universities that fostered similarly demoniac individuals to become the “elite”.
      Of course, there are many agents who are not a part of these Satanic cults.

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  21. paulmafinga says:

    What Wray and FIB are doing might not be all that surprising. It appears that they are refusing to incriminate their agents. There could be legal defense issues at play — discovery, motions, etc. Certainly they fear budget cuts, the greatest fear of federal employees.

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  22. Dave Sanderson says:

    This may seem slightly ‘off topic’ but it’s actually expanding the topic bigger and making it bigger. Knowing how MASSIVELY corrupt Obama and Clinton have been all their political lives, I wonder if Obama’s FBI + CIA also spied on Willard ‘Mittens’ Romney’s campaign in 2012? (relax; I’m no fan of Willard) …and how many OTHER political opponents he ordered his minions to spy on?

    In moments of frustration I (like many here) start clicking ‘Likes’ for posts calling for treason charges, gallows, and hangings. However, the longer this drags out and the deeper it goes I now really, truly, calmly and unemotionally REALLY DO BELIEVE we need several treason charges, convictions and hangings …. for real, no longer just venting..

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    • You know whats worse than a public hanging… The Media having to admit that they were wrong… And the knowledge that their audience is gone. Narrative generator broken for good. Yes we need treason charges. But we also need the Media stooges to admit their duplicity and agree. I can’t make that happen…. But maybe Trump can.

      /Salute

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      • Some old guy says:

        They will NEVER admit it. They are not serious professional journalists. If they were, the appeal of the biggest political story in a century would surely have many digging for the story. Instead, denial and/or indifference reign. They are political hacks and nothing but.

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      • Rhoda R says:

        Media stooges will continue to follow orders from their deep state masters. Those that have any kind of standards have gone by now.

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    • JL says:

      My 2019 self has zero sympathy for Mittens, and a Mittens win in 12012 would mean no DJT.

      My 2012 self, would have vastly preferred Mittens to Obummer.

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  23. TreeClimber says:

    Lisa Page should never be forgiven for her part in this. And she should be given a huge thanks for flipping and starting the cascade.

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  24. wxobserver says:

    See the Jeff Carlson piece on Epochtimes, linked below. He makes a good point about Kavalec’s handwritten page immediately before the one with the “Cohen — Prague” notation. At the bottom of that page is a note about “Reuters story today” which seems to reference a story from March 17, 2017 — six months after October 11 2016. If that’s true then the page with the Cohen — Prage note was not from the Steele meeting. I see several possibilities:

    1) There was an earlier Reuters story that Kavalec refers to. 2) Kavalec went back 6 months later and added that notation about Reuters story. 3) The handwritten pages provided in the FOIA request are not in chronological order. 4) The Cohen-Prague note was made in March 2017.

    Whatever the case, this makes unmasking the redactions in the e-mail even more important.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/memo-shows-steele-revealed-bias-ahead-of-fisa-warrant_2922391.html

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  25. @ChicagoBri says:

    We only know of this one illegal, un-American spying operation. How many others were there under Obama?

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  26. L4grasshopper says:

    The FISA process for those 4 Carter Page Title 1 warrants is what is going to destroy Comey, his posse, and maybe several folks higher up.

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    • @ChicagoBri says:

      Whatever do you mean? Obama told Rice to put in a memo that it was all ‘by the book.’

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      • Rhoda R says:

        He didn’t specify which book. This is SO Obama – wink, wink, nod, nod to his subordinates while maintaining plausible deniability. And there are so many out there who are more than willing to take the fall for their Chocolate Jesus.

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    • JL says:

      Kathy was the dagger. And Steele’s loose lips sank the ships.

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  27. We the people know says:

    Bunch of lawyers playing spy games.
    In their deluded heads…

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  28. MR52 says:

    I would like the names of the individuals from the 17 intel groups claiming Russian Collusion. Some idiot brought that up at the Barr hearing.

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    • jbowen82 says:

      I think you were being sarcastic, but if you weren’t, it was 3 agencies: CIA, FBI, and one other.

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      • JL says:

        NSA was the third.

        CIA and FBI rated the intel “highly credible”

        Mike Rogers at NSA would only rate it “moderately credible”

        It should be noted that these weren’t agency wide assessments. They were given by Crapper’s hand picked analysts at his 3 hand picked agencies.

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  29. Sandra-VA says:

    What struck me as I was reading SD’s post… Kavalec sent her red flag re Steele to the FBI and Strzok ended up with it… AND he used that communication from state dept as part of his justification to obtain the fisa warrant on Carter Page!!!! Kavalec debunked Steele, and Strzok didn’t care…

    He is beyond evil 😠

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  30. Bryan Alexander says:

    It can now be proven that the FBI lied on a FISA Warrant, lied about the very nature of the information in the application. It is all but admitted to that they planted evidence/arranged a sting on Papadapoulis ($10,000) to set him up on a bogus charge. It also likely that it will be revealed that FBI-302 forms were falsified.

    If every bit of the cancerous rot is not excised from the FBI and DOJ, they will be utterly worthless.

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    • bofh says:

      And in what Kafka-esque world would uncheckable, unconfirmable, unverifiable FBI-302’s – written “from memory”, and to the exclusion of any recording techniques, be an acceptable way to document an investigation and interview?

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      • TarsTarkas says:

        And it’s been that way for decades, and nobody in power cared. Because it gave them leverage over opponents. Interview someone, get them to testify, write up a 302 that differs from their testimony, and voila! Process Crime!

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    • Tall Texan says:

      Very well summarized, Bryan!

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  31. Johnny says:

    You are directly over the target Sundance. Let us hope our AG can hit the pickle and put the bombs on target. No damn training duds either. I want some HE put on target.

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  32. Cathy M. says:

    Any other federal law enforcement agency would have blackballed Steele on the same day they learned the informant was agency shopping. Agency shopping almost always means the informant is unreliable & undesirable.

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    • WSB says:

      Right, so then why did it keep going on?

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      • nimrodman says:

        Because it was to their (FBI) advantage
        … that’s why

        Sheer expedience in pursuit of their goal, ethics and lawfulness be damned

        The goal? Prevent or unseat Candidate/President Trump

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        • WSB says:

          I guess my question though is why would the State Department blackball Steele at that point but keep cheerleading the cause? Why would they out him as a liar right then?

          It makes no sense to me. They would have said, if you have any concerns, you should go to the FBI, and not admit he was a total fake.

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      • PS says:

        The FBI has to pass the FISA to read what was in it? Given the utter sloppiness here, what if Strzok never read the Dossier cover to cover?

        Hillary/DNC orders a dossier, State Dept drops rumors to Fusion’s Steele, Nellie Ohr CIA makes contact impersonating a Russian, Bruce Ohr DOJ deliverers the package, Strzok FBI check the box, move it down the line to the FISA court (via Contreras?). Hillary was going to win anyway, this was just insurance to CYA.

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      • Cathy M. says:

        It couldn’t possibly be because they despised the President. /s/

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    • CET says:

      This was a political operation to disable Trump. They needed the story out as it was closing in on election day so he was doing what the FBI wanted. They officially canned him over it to stay within procedure. But he got $12 mill and kept the game going. Was the $12M the premium on the insurance policy? I suspect we have no idea what the insurance policy was about, yet.

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  33. Vrajavala says:

    Looks like Wray is protecting the “Deep State”
    Even though Kavalec’s typewritten memos were classified, her handwritten notes on Steele meeting were leaked by whote hat FBI today. According to Dan Bongino

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  34. WSB says:

    I am still having a hard time with this story.

    A…in 2016, Kavalec has a meeting with Steele and writes down at least two things, Cohen in Prague and the non-existent Russian consulate in Miami that subsequently he lied about, and warns the FBI Steele is lying…but in 2017, she is shouting from the rooftops to Albanians not to listen to President Trump because he is going to be impeached due to these same fake pieces of evidence?

    So, was Kavalec in on the story but spreading the rumors anyway? If she knew the story was false, why would she go all out to defend it?

    B…We seem to find from Bruce Ohr that he TOO warned the FBI that the dossier was false but still kept going along with the process.

    C…Wray makes a whole lot of noise attempting to seal Kavalec’s notes and then suddenly they become unsealed?

    Are these notes for real, or were they recently ‘discovered’ to CYA the State Department against any new investigations that might point the arrow towards it? What is Wray up to by allowing leaks of the sealing and then the unsealing of them?

    Befuddled in the Hudson Valley.

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    • Hey WSB….
      Ms. COVEYOUTHBAND is from Sleepyhollow..:-)

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    • JL says:

      Need to know. I highly doubt all these people had full knowledge of the entire operation. As such, they could have thought they were doing something virtuous. Or even just doing their jobs. As such, they might have noticed some things that were highly irregular and raised alarm, and as such it was reported up the line, like Kavelec’s memo.

      On the other hand, some of them are simply evil.

      As far as C) goes. Wray got a solid thump upside the head after one of his rug rats tried to pull a fast one with that redaction. Someone *made* him reclassify that. My guess would be his boss. The new one. The good one.

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  35. Zorro says:

    Overwhelming evidence even without the Uniparty and media collusion part, underwhelming prosecution.

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  36. Amy2 says:

    Wow. When the Democrats said they wanted to cover pre-existing conditions, they mean it!

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  37. When you’re done reading and commenting, here’s something greatly entertaining- Mark Steyn’s interview with George Papa D.

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  38. Paul Gallant says:

    “The exit door begins to close.” Am I mistaken in thinking that….. Given the nature of the existing special prosecutors and there solemnly sworn duties and their mandates under the Attorney General… that if just one of these bad actors is charged and convicted…. ie just one of them does not make it through the rapidly closing exit door, then given the evidence… the massive interlocking web of malfeasance brings the entire house of cards down? Meaning that all bad actors will have to be charged. All or Nothing.

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  39. SD’s analysis leads to the question . . . So why did Steele do a meeting with Kavelec when Kavelec was not inside the Muh Russia conspiracy loop? To me, it suggests that maybe Steele wasn’t really in the loop, either. Didn’t Steele get a bunch of credit for the FIFA investigation without actually doing much work himself? And we all know that Steele wrote, at most, 20% of his own dossier.

    But if Kavelec and/or Steele weren’t in the loop, why did their masters let them meet as if it were a legit info exchange? Did Steele go rogue in setting up the meeting?

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    • WSB says:

      See my post below, I am having a hard time understanding all of the because Kavalec was Nuland’s assistant at the time I believe and there WERE deep connections to Hillary, so we may be seeing another leg of the spider.

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      • Yes, great comment above. And, now that you raised those points, I’m also confused about them, too. This whole ordeal is almost as bizarre as it is despicable (well, not really, because it us unbelievably despicable, but it is very bizarre too).

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      • Sammy Hains says:

        Right. There is a direct connection to Hillary Clinton there through her people still on the inside at the State Department.

        What this tells you is 0bama/Clinton heavily politicized the entire Executive branch through political appointees across many agencies and departments (FBI, CIA, NSA, DOJ, State, even DOD) that ALL worked together seamlessly to run political operations and rig elections.

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    • WSB says:

      Above, I mean…never know where I am in a thread!

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    • WSB says:

      Sorry, not Hannity’s show but Laura Ingraham’s show. She just started.

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    • We the people know says:

      Hi Pete, Victoria wanted me to give you a heads up on some glaring problems with Christopher’s presentation to us. We suggest you remove references to Russian embassy in Miami and Cohen in Prague.

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    • JL says:

      I think it’s that simple. Steele was a tool. His handlers knew his purpose, but Steele didn’t know his purpose. He was throwing steaks to the media and only getting nibbles. He was throwing steaks to Bruce Ohr, and nothing was publicly happening. November 8th, was fast approaching and he was worried it would be for nothing, so he started flailing hoping he could get someone to swallow the steak.

      Pretty amateurish. I bet he was forced out of MI6.

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  40. Scarlet says:

    I’ve lost a very very good friend over this. She buys the “ orange man bad “ schtick on cnn hook line and sinker.
    I’ve been saying that it’s all lies, Trump is innocent and even been illegally spies on.
    She laughs and says she needs to educate me but doesn’t have the time or inclination.
    I’ve tried to red pill her.
    She believes Mueller is a god like figure and the fisa was legit.
    She’s a lawyer.
    I’ve sent her red pill articles. She calls them “ propaganda “
    I’ve been saying her world will shatter
    She screams that Trump is corrupt and compromised.
    Now, this week and past week , she’s ghosted me.
    Five years of friendship outside of politics.
    I’m ghosted.
    Simply because Trump is innocent and her team is corrupt.

    Sigh.

    Liked by 6 people

    • Louisiana Tea Rose says:

      Nothing so blind as those who won’t see…..

      What’s pretty much in their face.

      Liked by 6 people

    • nimrodman says:

      Offer your friend the very uplifting perspective that the two of you can get together for drinks when PresTrump’s 8 years are up and calmly assess how he did, and that that would be much more friendship-preserving than acrimonious argument about it now.

      You know – staying on the sunny side and all that …

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    • WSB says:

      Sorry to hear. This has happened to so many of us. Perseverance is the only solution. And then time will tell.

      If it makes you feel any better, I now just say polite “Hello’s” to my brother and sister-In-law now.

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      • jebg46 says:

        It is astonishing that well educated loved ones and friends can be so thoroughly brainwashed who only watch CNN or msnbc. I can’t share anything political with my 2 youngest bros now 68 & 70. Haven’t seen them since our very Republican Mom passed 6 years ago. I miss her so very much because we could talk for hours and were best friends.. Now even my older bro has turned, being married to a teacher union wife. Life is way too short to waste precious time. They have dug in their heels and refuse to accept anything good about our very stable genius President Trump.

        I am so grateful to find a home here at this Treehouse with all you blessed treepers.

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    • need24give says:

      The hardest thing for someone to admit to, is that they’ve been lied to. Take this temporary leave of absence as time to reflect and prepare for when they acknowledge their ignorance. You’ll be able to welcome them back with open arms! God Bless, Patriot.

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    • andy says:

      only a friend? YOu didnt lose family , or have family members call you stupid and unreasonable while simultaneously shaming you for asking questions and thinking for yourself? Lucky. IM a total leftie and im here supporting sundance with all my heart.

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    • GB Bari says:

      Surely this was upsetting. But hopefully this experience will awaken you as to who is really your “friend” versus who is really just an “acquaintance.”

      A real friend remains so despite differences in political opinions.

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  41. LandofLiberty says:

    Again, John Solomon and Sara Carter was on the Mark Levin show a little over a month ago and told the story of what happened to them after they have been on the Sean Hannity show and revealed a bunch of information. They drove home afterward to whose home i do not remember but when they got there intelligence agents where waiting (white hats) told them to keep following the facts and more would be revealed and wanted them to pursue to get the info out because they did not want to damage the use of the legal tools at their disposal because of those who had used it to illegally spy on americans and political opponents. I thought it was amazing

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  42. Doppler says:

    More evidence of a “thought control” force shield stifling honest, efficient action within the Obama Administration and the holdover Deep State. Like when Patton was ordered NOT to liberate Berlin and Prague so that Soviet Russia could have them. And when Russia participated in Nuremberg trials convicting Nazis for war crimes for invading Poland without provocation, when Russia, allied with Germany at the time, had also invaded Poland from the East.

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    • WES says:

      Doppler: Government duplicity has been going on like forever.

      Example: Those captured 10,000+ anti-communist Estonian/Laftians/Russians etc who served in the German army in Normandy were separated from regular German soldiers on the beach by the Allies and turned over to embedded Russian commusairs and quietly put on a special ship and sent to Russia to be shot! Naturally we never hear about this!

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  43. Mike says:

    Once again Strzok is the fall guy.
    Below is what we know so far.

    Strzok interviewed HRC and he changed the language in the “exoneration” letter.
    Strzok ignored the ICIG report that HRC’s server was serving the Chicoms in real time.
    Strzok was hand picked by Brennan to write to EC, that went to Harry Reid, then to Comey.
    Strzok wrote the predicate for Crossfire Hurricane.
    Strzok did the Flynn interview/set up.
    Strzok was told by Kavalec, that Steele was politically motivated, AND the “dossier” was a joke.
    Although the affiant’s signature is redacted, if you read the original FISA on Carter Page, it is clear to me, 90% sure, Strzok was the affiant who SWORE the FISA was truthful and reliable.

    Today Brennan and Clapper signaled they will throw Comey under the bus (Herrige report.)

    If this is a real investigation, as the facts come out Strzok will be made the main scapegoat. The other rats will claim Strzok “mislead” them, and Strzok “hid facts” from them.

    So will Strzok take one for team and go to prison like G. Gordon Liddy? Doubt it.
    Will he be paid off to “disappear.” Maybe.
    Will he be “Arkansided”? I don’t think so.
    Will he make a deal and spill? Most likely.

    It all depends on if Barr and the “justice” department do their duty.

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    • Who lives longer – Strzok or Assange?

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      • WES says:

        Mike: Ever wonder why Brennan dealt directly with Strozk? Strozk was born in Iran and is likely Muslim. Page his lover, likely Muslim also, her mother is Iranian.

        Nobody seems to want to point this out because it is politically incorrect to do so.

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        • WSB says:

          Do you have a link, because every one I find has Strzok being born in Minnesota. Peter Strzok’s father, though is a different story.

          Military intelligence and in Kenya at the same time Obama traveled there in 1987, as Nellie Ohr’s parents were there. Small Kenya.

          http://celebsiren.com/peter-strzok-wiki/

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        • Mike says:

          I read somewhere Strzok’s dad was linked to the CIA, sorry I don’t have the link but I found it googling, or Duckduckgo-ing Strzok. I found his dad linked to an address(which doesn’t exist) in Washburn Wi. Strzok is a common local name there, so it could be total set up BS. I found no info about Strzok being a Muslim, or being born in Iran.

          My thoughts on your question WES
          Strzok served in the army, possibly CIA. I believe Strzok sees himself as a super patriot, who knows better than the rest of us what is “best” for the country. He must have some connection to Brennan, who IS a rat. I believe Brennan used Strzok, because for what ever reason, Brennan believed that Strzok would break the law, etc, and do what ever was necessary. The end justifies the means. I have no sympathy for Strzok, but I believe he was used by Brennan.

          I watched Strzok’s testimony. That is were I got my view of him believing he is a “super patriot.” His arrogance also showed he thought, at least then, he was bullet proof.

          Properly motivated, I believe Strzok will tell all, and I believe Strzok is a key player.

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          • Tl Howard says:

            DiGenova said again tonight that “this whole thing begins and ends with Brennan.”

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          • jebg46 says:

            I bet that Strzok and Brennan have a history on other ops together. They knew how to by-pass the regular vetting channels to slip nefarious disinformation into the system. Like this isn’t their first rodeo.

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      • Mike says:

        If I was Barr I would have sent a team to interview Assange as soon as he was arrested. I would have video taped the interview, and had Binny and Co view it. Maybe even have Binny as part of the team. Binny is ex-NSA, so no worries about classified leaks.

        I fear more for Assange. Since he is in prison they could Whitey Bolger him. It looks more like they are going to Manafort him.

        Strzok being a professional spook has probably made it clear to his “handlers” that he has a “dead man switch.” If he isn’t that smart he will either be doing a lot of fed time or be the victim of an untimely, and unfortunate, tragic accident. Or possibly a suicide.

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    • jupitercomm says:

      “I don’t wanna go anyplace that’s cold”

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      • jupitercomm says:

        If Strozk DOES flip, he’s a lot like Henry Hill as Scorcese portrayed him: totally unsympathetic character, in-your-face-corrupt & in the end his one “good deed” was putting away the men who basically raised him to save his own skin, a mess he got himself into b/e he ignored the rules

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    • splat! says:

      DeGenova (sp?) is pointing to Brennan himself. per the ingraham show tonite. Will really be something if that guy gets indicted.

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    • Dim Osmab says:

      Strzok in his testimony said that he is not FISA affiant

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  44. Sammy Hains says:

    Robert Mueller was brought in by the Corrupt Group to run the cover-up, which he is heavily committed to personally, because the spying began when he was FBI Director.

    The entire political spying operation is Robert Mueller’s baby. They brought him in because he is the architect.

    If Barr keeps digging, he will find it goes back prior to the 2012 election. He may even solve the mystery of Mitt Romney’s Project ORCA crashing on election day in 2012.

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    • jupitercomm says:

      “If Barr keeps digging, he will find it goes back prior to the 2012 election. He may even solve the mystery of Mitt Romney’s Project ORCA crashing on election day in 2012.”

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    • We the people know says:

      The Foreign Intelligence and Surveillance Act (FISA) was passed in 1978. Since then, more than 35,000 FISA warrants have been issued. Only 12 requests to the Foreign Intelligence and Surveillance Court (FISC) have been denied.

      35,000 – 12 = 34,988
      We are concerning ourselves with ONLY one FISA…If it takes 2 years to investigate each one it’ll take about 70,000 years to get to the bottom of all the FBI corruption.

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  45. jbowen82 says:

    One question that needs to be asked is what the procedure is for dealing with information that is clearly not credible. For example, the dossier alleged that Carter Page was promised 20 percent of Gazprom, which would have been worth billions of dollars. Clearly, that’s not a credible claim. Should any effort have been made to verify it? Should it have been reported to the FISA court that the supporting material for the application contained palpably false allegations?

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  46. Tiffthis says:

    Good thing Trump kept his mind right during the special council. He is a strong and clearheaded man, with a strong family and support system. And now the entire USA 🇺🇸 is dependent on his strength, brilliance and determination. Bless PDJT and family ❤️💯

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  47. CopperTop says:

    Sorry to be so negative but Regardless the matter of Cohen being a ‘false fact’…the predicate Barr investigates will ‘pass’.

    The govt will claim the fact that Cohen was 45s ‘atty’ will mean that they could not ask Cohen for an interview and that the privilege exception applies to tell the court the reasons why the ‘warran’t is the only vehicle to investigate the person(s). 45’s insistence that Cohen was his atty …was what the Cohen raid was all about. The court’s warrant was valid even though they were lied to. The only person who could challenge his inclusion in the warrant is Cohen. Well the wrapped him up but good, didn’t they?

    So that leaves LEAKING a the only thing to bring anyone down. COMEY in trouble still. But not sure who else and Wray will get him over his 5 year Federal of Statutes hurdle.

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  48. Searkreb says:

    How many innocent lives would have been ruined or worse if he hadn’t won?

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  49. andy says:

    Conservative treehouse fell for ‘outrage trap’ number 7.
    The FBI already knew Carter Page personally and had a cooperative relationship with them in 2016.
    Why should we care Obama state department’s memo? Arguing about Steele is a waste of time. We already know his actions and his release of the info was directed by Fusion GPS.

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    • WSB says:

      CTH has that well-documented. Hit the search box, and you will find a lot of articles on Page, his quick transition from informant to foreign agent in three months, and the question of why.

      The ends were justified that they needed to insert the dossier. And he has never been charged.

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      • andy says:

        yea, i know Sundance is just putting in all the pieces. And im well aware of the earlier work on Page. The James Wolfe indictment seals the facts abounr Page’s status.
        The state department memo at most is a firewall between Obama and the illegal spying.
        The whole idea that Mike Rodgers busted the contractors and caused the necessity of opening crossfire hurricane is brought out by starting from Page’s cooperative relationship and asking why he was never indicted, brought in on probable cause

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    • covfefe999 says:

      Uh, are you new here or something? 🙂

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  50. California Joe says:

    The NIU (National Intelligence Unit) in New York City has a contract with the Airline Reporting Agency which has access to a central database of airline passenger ticket information. It is routinely available to all federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies without a subpoena or court order. The database will search by passenger name and provide every airline flight taken anywhere in the world including the date, time, flight number, airline, departure and destination airport code, credit card number used and ticket cost. How could anyone in the FBI, DOJ, CIA or State Department not find out in a matter of minutes that Michael Cohen didn’t fly to Prague????

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