Benjamin Wittes ‘White-knights’ For Lisa Page…

Earlier today Lawfare founder Benjamin Wittes sent a curious tweet appearing to defend former DOJ lawyer Lisa Page; who was previously assigned to FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.   The tweet comes out of the blue; and there’s nothing currently in the public sphere or headlines about Ms. Page.   It seems rather odd:

(Link to Tweet)

My hunch is Ms. Page may have spoken honestly to Horowitz or Durham about her experience as part of the ‘small group’.  If accurate, and considering McCabe threw Page under the bus to protect himself against an internal investigation about his media leaks, Ms. Page’s current disposition may very well be adverse to the interests of the coup plotters.   [Additionally, Ms. Page had no involvement with the FBI FISA construct.]

Michael Bromwich is Andrew McCabe’s attorney.  Bromwich is a Lawfare member.

Perhaps the former Deputy Director is being positioned as the ‘fall guy’.

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447 Responses to Benjamin Wittes ‘White-knights’ For Lisa Page…

  1. lgstarr says:

    Right on: “She flipping on you or what?”

    Liked by 14 people

    • 4220ma says:

      Look like this was taken in maybe a conference room of some kind. As per the double doors.

      Liked by 3 people

    • ms doodlebug says:

      A threat maybe? Change a few words and it could be a eulogy. “It shouldn’t be necessary to say this, but in the current climate, I want to emphasize that I am proud to have known her and called her a friend.”

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      • 100% YOOPER says:

        That part caught my eye too. Very unusual wording, but yours is incorrect by adding have. “proud to have known “

        Liked by 4 people

        • ms doodlebug says:

          Nah, it’s right. Democrats would have to appear shocked and grieving over the loss of their dear friend who conveniently passed away before testifying against them.

          Liked by 4 people

          • John-Y128 says:

            Can we get Blackwater guys to follow her around and nab the Arkincide killer(s).

            Liked by 2 people

            • ms doodlebug says:

              I like that idea. But, the way she went around with dirty, straggly hair right after her and Strzok’s emails became public she seems like the type to save them the trouble and do it herself. Dumb enough to take one for the team…unless AG Barr offered her a really good retirement plan and the highest classification witness protection?


        • Your Royal Highness says:

          And he even said he is emphasizing!


      • OldParatrooper says:

        You mean before she is Arkancided?

        Liked by 2 people

        • ms doodlebug says:

          We can’t put anything past the somebody did something crowd she’s involved with – which just proves PDJT is wrong. Every now and then the do nothing politicians do something.


      • Bob says:

        My sentiments exactly. I think maybe they know who they are going to point at. But it won’t be just her. All the “little” ones will take the hit. My guess is it was planned that way from the start in case anything went wrong.

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        • ms doodlebug says:

          That’s kind of how law enforcement works in big cases, isn’t it? Go after the little criminals who are more likely to squeal on the big criminals who will swear they are innocent on their satanic bibles until the day they die. By 2024, PDJT may have the swamp drained. Make them sweat while they wait their turn.

          “Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they come for you? Bad boys, bad boys…”


    • beach lover says:

      well… where was this picture when that nasty one of her with the wet hair was being shown 2K times a day for 4 months??

      Not that I really care, but if someone did care about her, they would have made sure it was in the loop.


    • fhb says:

      i always though and had feeling that page would flip AND that mcabe would be a fall guy…1. he looks like one, speaks like one [hey can i be part of your team kinda guy]
      white-bread milktoast all around square kinda a guy easliy corrupted wanting to be liked by the A list bunch…thats why terry mcaliff chose his wife and him through her

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    • They were/are members of the same cult, and that is how cult members talk about their high-profile fellows. When it’s someone NOT in the cult, they speak of their “higher loyalty” (Comey et al.).

      Liked by 2 people

  2. Ken Mars says:

    Wittes has also been publishing on Icelandic boards

    Trumpin pois potkiman FBI-johtajan mystinen Twitter-tili paljastui – villit veikkaukset alkoivat välittömästi 24.10.2017 6:02 Entinen FBI-johtaja James Comey näytti paljastaneen hänen hallinnoimaksi epäillyn Twitter-tilin todella kuuluvan hänelle.

    Here is the translation

    Trump’s off-kicking FBI director’s mystical Twitter account revealed-wild bets began immediately 24.10.2017 6:02 former FBI director James Comey seemed to have revealed his administrator’s suspected Twitter account to really belong to him.

    Liked by 2 people

    • that’s not Icelandic. It’s Finnish. Trust me, it’s my native language.

      Liked by 4 people

    • It’s a headline I’ve seen in Finnish mainstream media (who by the way are just as anti-Trump and leftwing pro EU as US media, their Trump or America-related news are usually just translations of what US major news outlets are writing).

      Here’s a better translation of the headline in question (I forget whether I saw in Ilta-Sanomat or Iltalehti, the two tabloids in Finland with obviously somewhat click-baity headlines but occasionally some journalistic standards still rearing their heads):

      The mysterious Twitter account of the FBI director kicked out by Trump was revealed – wild speculations started immediately (timestamp of the news, followed by the subheading:) Former FBI director James Comey seems to have revealed that the Twitter account which was suspected to be administered by him really belongs to him

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    • If Benjamin Wittes has been posting that on Icelandic boards, it’s kind of funny! Choosing a headline from the media of the one Nordic country which the Icelanders are guaranteed NOT to understand! Had he been posting some links to Swedish, Norwegian or Danish media, the Icelanders would have been able to understand the text at least to some degree. But Finnish is not in the same language family, so the Icelanders won’t understand a word of it!

      If he really had to use something from the Finnish media to influence the Icelanders (like showing what he assumes is an anti-Trump headline from each of the other 4 Nordic countries) he should have at least been doing the trick the foreign media used for smearing the Make Finland Great Again party called The Finns Party: Quote Hufvudstadsbladet. Then the Icelanders had some chance of understanding.

      Hufvudstadsbladet is the major Swedish-speaking newspaper in Finland as there is a small but influential Swedish-speaking minority in Finland, “the most pampered minority in the world”. They are anti-nationalist as their main agenda is opposing anyone who threatens the dominance of Swedish-speaking minority (less than 5% of the population) in Finland. More than 80% of the Finns would want to abolish obligatory Swedish lessons at school for Finnish-speakers. So far you’ve had to study Swedish in all schools from the beginning of “Junior high”, but they’re now pushing to start the obligatory lessons already in elementary school. You can’t even graduate from the university without having completed one obligatory course of Swedish if you’re a native speaker of Finnish. The Finns Party is the only party openly supporting abolishing the obligation and making Swedish a voluntary elective option for school kids. That’s why they are the only party not receiving campaign contributions from the rich Swedish-speaking foundations.

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      • ann says:

        Finns must be a very tolerant, stalwart people,
        Have they ever had a time free from battling invaders: Swedes, Russians, Lithuanians, Germans, Danes, Varangians.

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        • Not really. We’ve always been between the Swedes and the Russians. If Sweden and Russia went to war in the past, it was often fought on our territory using Finnish troops. We have a saying about the Swedish defence strategy. It has remained the same for hundreds of years: they fight for the last Finn. Which is kind of true since Sweden hasn’t been involved in any wars since 1809 when they lost Finland to the Russians.

          The Russian Czars were pretty cool with Finland for a long time. We got autonomy, we kept the legal system we had, we got our own currency, postal service etc. It was during the era of autonomy when the Finnish language started to get recognition and many upper-class people too adopted Finnish as their language. Until then it had been the language of the peasants. If you wanted to get education beyond basic reading and very elementary maths, you had to learn Swedish. But a school system for everyone was set up giving elementary school education in Finnish and some high schools in Finnish were established too. First fully Finnish-speaking university only came after Independence, though.

          Finnish nationalism was awakened during autonomy. “We are no Swedes, we don’t want to become Russians, let’s be Finns!” The Finns were pretty much peacefully minding their own business with some more adventurous types going off to Russia taking advantage of possibilities for advancement in a larger country. Our future Commander-in-Chief and later President Mannerheim among others served in the Imperial Guard in Russia. But regular Finnish soldiers were not sent abroad to fight. That was forbidden by our law. There were in later years of the Czaristic rule some Russification periods when the Russians tried to make their laws supercede ours and were forcibly taking Finnish soldiers to their wars. Finns were hiding their soldiers and striking and trying all legal and sometimes illegal avenues to return to the status quo. One especially hated Governor-General Bobrikov was shot during the reign of Nicholas II, the last Czar.

          When the Czar was killed, Finland had no head of state anymore. As Finland had belonged to the Czar as his Grand Duchy, and not to the Russian Empire itself, Finns declared themselves independent December 6, 1917.

          That was followed by a bloody Civil War with Russian troops still in the country joining with the Finnish Reds trying to overthrow the government. Mannerheim who had returned from Russia when the Bolshevik Revolution took control of Russia was given the command of the White troops and in the end the Whites won the war, returning the country to the legal parliamentary rule. A couple of decades with democratic rule with some internal political turmoil followed. Finland was pretty poor with about 3 million people but there was slow progress taking place. Then came Winter War which unified the country again, Reds and Whites alike.

          November 30, 1939 the Russians bombed Helsinki. Molotov was quoted saying to the League of Nations that the Russians were only dropping breadbaskets to the starving Finns before the League of Nations kicked Soviet Union out of the organization and itself into the waste basket of history. So later on in the war when Finnish troops were given bottles of incendiary liquids to use as anti-tank weapons, the Finns said: “Hey Molotov, here are some cocktails to wash down those breadbaskets of yours!” And the name “Molotov cocktail” stuck to those poor man’s anti-tank weapons for ever.

          After 105 days of war Finland had to cede some land but remained independent. My own grandfather had lost his home to Russians and his toes to frostbites. But the Russians had been given a major kick in the teeth. Search for “Finland be afraid” and you’ll find a meme showing how badly. A Russian general was quoted saying: “We won just enough land to bury all our dead.”

          Unfortunately Stalin was not learning the lesson the first time, so he kept on plotting to take on Finland again. The Finns knew that the peace was not permanent so they started re-arming and building new defences at the new border with the help of the Germans. When Germans started Operation Barbarossa in 1941, Finns waited for the Russian bombs to drop on Finland and then attacked. We were taking back what was ours and then some to get to better natural defence lines and to have some bargaining chips for later. For years we fought against the Russians with Germans as our co-belligerents, defending sparsely populated Lapland for us in cooperation with the Finnish military but both armies were fighting under their own command. When it became apparent that Germans were losing the war further south, and we couldn’t hold off the Russians much longer, Finns started looking for a way to make peace with the Russians. Germans were withholding food and ammunition delivery unless we signed an alliance agreement promising not to sue for separate peace with the Russians. Our then President Risto Ryti showed personal courage and cunningly outsmarted the Germans. He signed the agreement but didn’t seek for approval for it from the government. Then he resigned and the Commander-in-chief Mannerheim assumed the Presidency and sued for peace. When Germans protested, they were told that the alliance agreement had been signed only by Ryti and as he had not sought approval as demanded by the law, it was not valid under the new President.

          We lost again Karelia and as a condition of peace with the Russians we had to drive the Germans out of Lapland. At first the Lapland war was a phoney war, with the Finns arriving at battlefield right after the Germans had already withdrawn. But when Stalin threatened to send his troops across the border to help with the fighting unless the Finns made some more efficient fighting actions against the Germans, the war became real. The Germans withdrew towards Norway and burned Rovaniemi, the biggest town in Lapland. We understood why they did it but obviously didn’t like it. My boyfriend is Dutch and Dutch and German sound kind of similar. So sometimes on holidays in Finland when we have been fishing and it’s time to set a fire for roasting sausages, I’ve sometimes been asked by other Finnish fishers if he’s German. When I’ve said, no he’s Dutch, the other Finns have said: “Well, in that case we can trust him with the matches!”

          Anyway, after kicking both Russian and German butts and thereby showing we punched above our weight class, Finns had to allow Soviet Union to have a couple of military bases on our southern coast and there was a Russian control commission in the country overseeing the implementation of the peace treaty. While they were around, it was discovered that Finns had been stashing weapons for guerrilla actions. That finally convinced Stalin that the Finns were better left as a neutral neighbor than a forced ally whose more likely than not to kick you in the stomach as soon as your eyes are looking in another direction. So the military bases were given back by 1952 and the Russians have stayed on their side of the border ever since. They know we don’t forget about Karelia as long as they continue to hold it.

          Since then it has been a political balancing act of doing what we want but without provoking the Russians too much. We did a pretty good job at it too for a long time, until the old wisdom carved at Suomenlinna fortress in front of Helsinki was kind of forgotten: “World to come after me, stand here on your own ground and don’t rely on the help from foreigners”. People thought European Community would provide opportunities for export and provide some protection against Russia, so we voted to join a community of independent nations working together. It turned out later to be a new prison of nations with its ever-increasing centralization of power. Some people are institutionalized like poor Brooks Hatlen in Shawshank Redemption, but there are plenty of us who are still fighting for freedom for our nation. And our numbers are growing every day with the ever crazier and increasingly treacherous policies of the current government becoming visible also to the less intuitive ones among us. Us intuitive people saw this coming already years ago and we saw how Trump can help us in our struggle to make Finland free and truly independent again. His example works as a catalyst for all nations of the world wrestling back control of their government from the globalists back to the hands of We The People where it belongs. That’s why I’m a proud Deplorable.

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        • Xena Laminak says:

          This is a most fascinating exchange of information. I stumbled upon the Leningrad Cowboys several years back and felt like I had fallen face down in the Twilight Zone. This video of them in a bar playing Those Were the Days seems apropos to this discussion.

          Apparently, much has changed over the decades.

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          • Leningrad Cowboys are so cool. They started as a side project of a humorous band Sleepy Sleepers but they grew bigger than the original band. Sleepy Sleepers sang in Finnish and their lyrics were always tongue in cheek and politically totally incorrect. Leningrad Cowboys sing in English and have now been around much longer than the original band existed.


  3. WES says:

    What we know. Both Ben Wittes and Michael Bromwich are Lawfare lawyers. The one thing we know is they act together. They talk and cooperate together and act as one. You never see them oppose each other.

    Now SD’s speculation is that Been Wittes is signalling that Andy McCabe is going to be the fall guy. The problem I have is that Been Wittes is going to throw Michael Broomwich’s client Andy McCabe under the bus. That is hard to believe. They are on the same team.

    Been Wittes doesn’t need to talk publically to communicate with other Lawfare lawyers. They likely talk privately all the time between themselves.

    Is Been Wittes just sending smoke signals?

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  4. Johnny Dollar says:

    This guy is so full of himself it’s hard not to spit.

    The way I read his pledge of allegiance to Ms. Page is that, even though his buddies think of her as snake, he wants them to know she’s smart and, so, worthy of his continued friendship. Telling them to have at her as they want and he wont stand in their way because he’s above all the petty crap that’s going on around her.

    Typical vain, beltway coward.

    Something tells me she’s not buying his pitch.

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    • TarsTarkas says:

      I still stand by my earlier comment. Wittes’ Prometheus Unbound excerpt is to tell Page that if she resists to the end and doesn’t rat out the others, she will be rewarded.

      The obvious implication being that if she does Bad Things will Happen to her.

      And if I’m wrong, I’m wrong. Been wrong before. Perfection ain’t for mortals.

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      • jeff montanye says:

        what prometheus unbound excerpt?

        Liked by 1 person

        • dd_sc says:

          Follow the “curious tweet” link at the beginning of the article to go to Wittes twitter page. It’s the following tweet.

          The next one about Qatar is interesting. Wonder what that’s all about; seems to tie into the “trillions at stake” plot line.


      • @Instavire says:

        In comments (not mine) to @undercoverhuber tweet —

        “Prometheus reference is interesting, not in a character projection or plight from the poem or play, rather due to Unbound being an acrostic, in which the first letters of each line, when read downwards, spelled out a message different from that of the rest of the poem.”


    • ann says:

      I pestered him back when I had Twitter. Still email him annoying articles that call him out on his BS. .

      Liked by 1 person

  5. k4jjj says:

    The FBI and CIA are just like the pit bulls in the news who ultimately turn on their owners and tear them to pieces. No loyalty. No mercy. Cold-blooded and vicious traitors.

    Liked by 2 people

    • johnnyfandango says:

      The author is usually right about hunches. She’s still guilty of terrible illegal actions and I’m sure Page will look real pretty walking up to the gallows that await her.


  6. arze says:


    “In the current climate, I am proud to know her and call her a” criminal.

    McCabe had his “Special Counsel” LPage leak/confirm Clinton Foundation investigation a week before 2016 election, to Wall Street Journal. The one good thing McCabe/Page did.

    The one thing Wittes leaves out in his hagiography showering praise on LPage is: Principled –=>nope, couldn’t find any mention of her being a principled, honest, Constitution-Obeying Civil Servant in that tear-jerking Tweet.

    She is unscrupulous and dirty and filthy as they come. And she had no choice but to cooperate.

    Can’t wait to see how much work she did on the Gen. Flynn 302s.

    Perhaps Wittes knows she is going to prison. And he is heartbroken, as he sounds, or tries to sound, in this Tweet.

    I’ll take the liberty to edit his slap dash:

    “In the current climate, I am proud to know her and call her a” criminal.

    In the current climate Wittes and his fellow Fifth Columnists — in government, media, and private entities like his — you bastards who work so hard to impose on us: a climate of hysteria.

    Thank you Wittes for your contribution in the creation of ImpeachmentGate.

    “I hit him then I cried” — you son of a bitch.

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  7. KCBEACH says:

    “Additionally, Ms. Page had no involvement with the FBI FISA construct.””????

    How can you say this when we know Page edited the Flynn 302 (which means she had to have the original 302)?

    Liked by 6 people

  8. rayvandune says:

    OTOH, it could be “If you throw her to the wolves, I throw your boy to the sharks.” Why say it publicly instead of at the water cooler? Well, let’s just say Ms. Page seems to be a talented lady at inspiring male admiration, doesn’t she?

    Liked by 3 people

  9. John Huettner says:

    More whack a mole. The same few heads keep popping up again and again since the fall of 2015.

    Liked by 4 people

  10. ZurichMike says:

    Translation: “Page flipped and will be ratting out someone other than my coup friends”.

    Liked by 2 people

  11. Jaye says:

    Something tells me the Horowitz IG Report is very ready to become public.

    Always odd before Page testified, media ran the worst photos of her. After her testimony, she was actually shown as an attractive woman.

    What was with that abrupt switch in her media “image”.


  12. deplorable says:

    If McCabe is made to be the fall guy for all of this, I hope that he follows through with his previous threats to take the entire deep state down with him.

    Liked by 8 people

  13. billmonnie says:

    OMG is this person being set up for a “suicide?”


  14. TWOHAWK 1 says:

    Sundance says he thinks Page is not involved with the FISA abuse? What, does that make her ‘ok’ now? I recall her actions recently highlighted in Judicial Watch’s publishing of newly found emails, to have played a role, if not personally done herself, in altering 302’s of what may have been Flynn’s interview with Strzok.

    Is Ben Wittes porking Page now?


    • covfefe999 says:

      Sundance says he thinks Page is not involved with the FISA abuse?

      Yah, I didn’t get that either. The “insurance policy” was directly related to FISA abuse and she was totally in on that.

      Liked by 1 person

  15. Bigly says:

    My bet is she slept with both Steoke and McCabe

    I have no evidence of either, but these people are all sleazebawls.

    When you sleep around you’re expendable as eventually affairs end. This could be said metaphorically as well.

    Everyone knows this. But to put out a tweet like this – should anything happen to Lisa, isn’t this like pulling a pin of some kind? Weird.


    • Mikgen says:

      Weird tweet. Shelley’s Promtheus Unblund is said to be a paean to the unbloody revolution, a critique of the bloody French Revolution, but still after reading this I pray the Secret Service is on its toes, and none of the Lawfare people, especially Ms Page, is allowed within miles of the POTUS.

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    • covfefe999 says:

      Page and Strzok were having an affair. It’s my personal belief that before she hooked up with Strzok she was with McCabe and that’s why he pulled her along with him when he was promoted. She went to a crap law school and her career was unremarkable, there’s really no reason why she would achieve such a high position. Even in her messages to her luvvah Pete she admits her mediocrity and she knew there was no way she could contribute on Mueller’s team which was stocked with seasoned attorneys. I do believe she slept her way up. And now I’m wondering if she is sleeping with Wittes.

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      • Xena Laminak says:

        Is there ANY evidence Page had sex with Strzok? I know I read somewhere they she admitted to an affair but in thousands of texts not one “phone sex” exchange. Did anyone trail them to a motel or van or UHAUL or wherever it is skanks have sex these days? I think that was just a fake excuse for texting each other so much

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    • ann says:

      And they were running our DoJ’s Nat sec.
      the state of our justice dept is horrendous,

      it’s embarassing to witness the Creep Staters flaunt our institutional decay in front of the international community . . For years, NO Intervention
      . We appear very weak. I don’t like that . And Americans don’t deserve it either. We aren’t degenerate, these bloated apparatchiks are.

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      • covfefe999 says:

        And they were running our DoJ’s Nat sec.

        I know! It was crazy! These horny junior high schoolers, constantly babbling to each other via text message … Strzok’s messages are more girly than hers are! Constanly criticizing other people, plotting, congratulating each other. And Strzok’s narcissim was psycn med-worthy! When did they have time to do any actual work?

        Liked by 1 person

        • lydia00 says:

          That’s the problem they viewed that as their “work”. These people forget that they are public employees. We simply must remind them I’m making sure they lose their pensions. At least.

          Liked by 1 person

      • Jederman says:

        It starts at the top. Particularly in a bureaucracy.

        Liked by 1 person

        • ann says:

          “It starts at the top, esp in bureaucracy”✅
          Jederman, IMO DoJ/Bureau internal security is compromised. The psy pathology displayed by this bunch is UNBELIEVABLE. Axis II.

          observing Comey, he oozes self conceit. The man must have had gotten away w lying to his parents, had them wrapped around his finger!

          Comey:’s presentation, if competent psychiatric screening he’d be tagged. Strouck too

          And who the hell issues & reauthorizes security clearances? They, the personnel dept & outreach staff that recruit at grad schools all need reassignment , to inventory or GSO.
          Lateral transfers. Wray you Creep. You don’t fool me!


    • Jimmy Jack says:

      Possible but I think the entire “Strzok/Page were lovers texts” was in itself a falsehood – I think the texts between Strzok/Page were actually texts between McCabe/Comey or McCabe and someone else. The “lovers texts” were the cover for higher ups electronic communications, and one that people would believe bc it is salacious. Read the texts again with this scenario in mind and see what you think.


  16. Ross says:

    I have no idea if it is accurate but Headlines With a Voice are saying that Agenda 21 radio is reporting that Comey has flipped and has been talking Durham for sometime but has increased his revelations much more recently.
    Sounds like the rats are leaving the ship.

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  17. cocamars says:

    The comments to that tweet are hysterical. I’m sure under Ben wasn’t expecting them. My personal favorite (but everyone is a winner): Nick Cianciolo@MarioCollarvito
    ·Replying to
    She’s so capable, she was able edit Michael Flynn’s 302 without being involved in the interview.

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    • To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite;
      To forgive wrongs darker than death or light;
      To defy Power, which seems omnipotent;
      To love, and bear; to hope till Hope creates
      From its own wreck the thing it contemplates;
      Neither to change, nor falter, nor repent’
      This, like they glory, Titan, is to be
      Good, great and joyous, beautiful and free;
      This is alone Life, Joy, Empire and Victory.
      Epstein–well, you know.


  18. USA First! says:

    Everyone has commented what they think this means. If you go to Wittes Twitter account he has a tweet immediately before this one concerning L Page. I believe they’re both tied together. Sundance only posted the last one and not the other.


    • USA First! says:

      This is what the meaning of the previous text was:

      Prometheus Unbound is a four-act lyrical drama by Percy Bysshe Shelley, first published in 1820. It is concerned with the torments of the Greek mythological figure Prometheus, who defies the gods and gives fire to humanity, for which he is subjected to eternal punishment and suffering at the hands of Zeus.

      To follow my next line of reasoning you must read the tweet Wittes put out BEFORE the one Sundance posted.

      I believe that tweet is saying that Lisa Page ( Prometheus) who defied the gods ( deepstate) and gave fire ( told the truth about the coupe ) is going to be subjected to punishment and suffering ( by the elite cabal.

      This tweet was a shot at her from the deepstate that bow conclusively knows she told all. This goes along with Trump saying “ He caught them”!

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      • RAC says:

        Well spotted about the prior tweet. I’m not well read and knew nothing of the literature involved so I might have missed some deep meanings. Putting the two tweets together though it seemed to me like he was congratulating her for holding out and not spilling the beans, or maybe it was sarc if he thought she had flipped.
        (PS sorry to mods for previous misspelled email address)

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      • mamajen says:

        Nope. The “gods” are Trump et al, the fire is her efforts to overthrow Trump, and the punishment is coming from DOJ. No way is Wittes going to praise her for turning on his pals. She’s going down and Wittes is making her out to be a martyr.


        • USA First! says:

          It’s possible his praise was sarcasm. Trump does that all the time. It’s a subtle nuance. We already know that she has talked. She’s the one that told the truth about McCabe.


    • “Whenever I think of her, this passage from the end Prometheus Unbound is never far from my mind.”

      Pretentious, yet menacing. You need some new Beach Friends, girl.


  19. Poochy says:

    This looks like a straight up threat. Why would Comey’s BFF be saying this?

    Would it really give weight to Page’s credibility if it was really meant as praise? NO not at all.

    It looks like Page is scheduled to talk to Durham and they look like they are l saying that she needs to be very careful of what she says.


  20. jello333 says:

    By now, everyone on all sides of this fight know that Lisa Page has been talking to investigators. Personally, I very much believe she has been singing her little heart out in order to avoid eventual jail time. But I also doubt she’s been telling anyone that, least of all her friends.

    What I suspect she HAS been telling them is something like this: “Yeah, they wanted me to throw everyone under the bus, and if I didn’t they threatened to prosecute me.” So she implies (or maybe actually states) that she’s NOT really cooperating, and so expects to be punished. That causes people like Wittes to feel bad for her, to want to defend her… so he’s just “getting out in front of” the news that’s about to come, when we learn that Page DOES indeed have something bad hanging over her head. But rather than actual charges, it’ll be more like a declaration that she’s an “unindicted co-conspirator”.

    And at that point, a little light bulb will go off in Wittes’ brain… and his opinion of Lisa will take a drastic turn.


    • chiefworm says:

      Well Jello, of all the theories on this thread I like yours the best. Most believable and highest probability if you add in she has young children. For me, she is one of only a few whom I wouldn’t have a problem with doing minimal time incarcerated. Maybe give her a special sentence akin to the military: four or six years doing 6-months locked up, 6-months free until the sentence is fulfilled. Maybe shoot at her every now and then to keep her on her toes. Keep reminding her that actions have consequences.

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  21. covfefe999 says:

    Looks to me like she’s found some other dude to latch on to. Is she joining Lawfare as Wittes’ “special counsel”? She’s moved on from Andy and Pete?


  22. covfefe999 says:

    I think she was at this thing “The National Security Law Podcast”. The chairs are the same.

    The NSL Podcast is a weekly review of the latest legal controversies associated with the U.S. government’s national security activities and institutions, featuring Professors Bobby Chesney and Steve Vladeck of the University of Texas at Austin.

    From their bios I picked out this: Chesney blogs for Lawfare, and Vladeck is a Supreme Court analyst for CNN. I think we can safely assume they are part of the coup collective.

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  23. covfefe999 says:

    Why do they have a big “great seal” of the US behind them? These people don’t work for the government.


  24. covfefe999 says:

    A July tweet from Wittes. I have a feeling she’s hooking up with Wittes.


  25. Rynn69 says:

    These “Lawfare” attorneys are nothing more than political sleazebags using law as a weapon. These snakes need to be cut out of the government network altogether.

    ABTW, a morally corrupt person like Benjamin Wittes calling me a friend would make me cringe and say to myself, “Where did I go wrong to have a friend like this?”

    Liked by 2 people

    • Bendix says:

      Also, so she’s his friend. So what?
      Who does he think he is?
      I have friends who have done wrong things. They may still be my friends, but I would not run around telling people I’m proud to be friends with them.
      That’s akin to saying what they have done does not matter, because of their connections.


  26. Elle says:

    Allow me to introduce you to Lisa Page—

    sounds like a Judas kiss

    Liked by 1 person

    • covfefe999 says:

      Nooo. They’re on the same side. She’s still part of the coup. I don’t know why anyone is suggesting that she’s a decent person.


      • Elle says:

        why is it we are able to find empathy for Page but not the others? I think it is because it is easier to see ourselves in someone like Page.

        You may be right. But I thin we can all agree there is a menacing tone to his tweet.

        Liked by 1 person

        • covfefe999 says:

          He has empathy for Strzok too. They’re all rabdily anti-Trump. I don’t think that tweet was menacing at all, I think he likes her, maybe he’s her next affair. She’s probably looking for a new job, probably wants to hook up with the Lawfare people. She was at one of their events, that’s where her photo was taken, see my earlier posts.


  27. Rynn69 says:

    Go on YouTube and watch any video of this guy (Benjamin Wittes). One word: unimpressive.


    • Ellis says:

      None of the Lawfare group impress me. They are so blinded by their own biases they have no connection to the reality of law. They come across as a conspiracy group that thinks they are smarter than the educated people they fear.

      Liked by 3 people

  28. pristach says:

    Boy oh boy, Frank Pentangeli is having his moment. First in the Roger Stone trial, now Lawfare “pentangelis” Lisa Page.

    For the record, Michael Gazzo played Pentangeli. He lost to DeNiro in the Oscars, a sham imo.

    This is the kind of popcorn – not corn pop – I can get into!


    • SJM says:

      Consiglieri Tom Hagen Meets Frank Pantangeli: Godfather Part II Video Clip

      After the hearing, Corleone family consigliere Tom Hagen (Robert Duvall) visits Pentangeli in custody. Hagen tells Pentangeli, a history buff, a story about how traitors in ancient Romecould spare their families if they committed suicide; the implication being that Michael will take care of Pentangeli’s family if he kills himself. Pentangeli thanks Hagen, returns to his assigned quarters, and slits his wrists while taking a bath.

      4 Min Video:

      Frank Pentangeli…Frank “Frankie Five Angels” Pentangeli is a fictional character from the film The Godfather Part II. In the film, he is portrayed by Michael V. Gazzo, who was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance, which he lost to Robert De Niro, his co-star from the same film (as young Vito Corleone). He gets his nickname from his last name, which is Greco-Italian for “five angels”….. 
       Michael knows that Pentangeli’s protective custody is too secure to make an attempt on his life before he testifies. Instead, Michael flies Pentangeli’s brother, Vincenzo, in from Sicily, and Vincenzo accompanies Michael to the hearing at which Frank is scheduled to testify. Vincenzo and Frank exchange a silent glance before the hearing. Frightened, Frank recants his earlier statements, saying he “told the FBI guys what they wanted to hear,” and now claims that the Corleone family is innocent of any wrongdoing, thus perjuring himself before the Senate committee. This testimony catches the committee completely off-guard and effectively derails the government’s case against Michael.

      After the hearing, Corleone family consigliere Tom Hagen (Robert Duvall) visits Pentangeli in custody. Hagen tells Pentangeli, a history buff, a story about how traitors in ancient Romecould spare their families if they committed suicide; the implication being that Michael will take care of Pentangeli’s family if he kills himself. Pentangeli thanks Hagen, returns to his assigned quarters, and slits his wrists while taking a bath


  29. 13wasylyna says:

    Is he threatening Lisa Page? What better way than through a tweet of praise…hmmmm is he saying we have eyes on you LP and its better to be in the circle than out of it

    Liked by 2 people

    • covfefe999 says:

      She’s at a Lawfare event. She’s probably hooking up with Lawfare. She’s on their side, they’re all part of the coup collective. Maybe luvvah boy Strozk picked her up after the event, unless she’s moved on to fresh meat.


  30. sarasotosfan says:

    Might this bear some relationship to the President’s tweet, “we got them all”? It seems to me she was positioned to identify the players in one fell swoop.

    Liked by 5 people

  31. The Boss says:

    I’ve said for months Page likely cut herself a great deal. After this tweet, the deal may be amended to provide entry to the witness protection program. Remember she outed ‘POTUS [obama]’ in one tweet. As for McCabe being a fall guy, he’s too weak to “gladly take all these slings and arrows for my fellow coup plotters and traitors”.

    So why this Wittes tweet? Seems to me that either the coup plotters and traitors are debriefing with lawfare scum after being interviewed by investigators and concluded that Page flipped, or; someone at DOJ leaked to lawfare that Page cut a deal. Could be both are true.

    Liked by 1 person

    • As we have seen before and since, “he(she) who talks first, gets the best deal”. SD has alluded to this along with many others, myself included.

      She has 2 children. I do believe that she would like to see them grow up since she is a mother. Lisa Page might pull some time but it will be minimal. I ALSO think that she and Strok DID NOT have an affair…NOPE!!! I Don’t Believe It!!!


  32. Midnite says:

    I get two distinct impressions from that set of tweets. The first is an expression of friendship, suggesting that I’ll be there for you if you need me.
    The second tweet is an admonishment to stay strong and hold the course.
    “To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite”
    Obviously she’s under pressure to give up the Coup plotters and there must be some significant stress involved…she is definitely suffering some serious Woe. Maybe to the point of giving up and laying it all out to Durham.
    “To defy Power, which seems Omnipotent”
    Possibly a direct reference to the Durham and the prosecutors looking into the case. Now she knows what it’s like to be in Flynn’s shoes.
    “Neither to change nor falter nor repent; This, like thy glory, Titan! is to be Good, great and joyous, beautiful and free; This is alone Life, Joy, Empire and Victory.”
    Yep, stay the course. Remember this is the fight you signed up for…to save the country from Trump. Keep your mouth shut and even if you go to jail, it will be a glorious victory for the cause!


  33. Daniel says:

    Yeah there’s no predicting how it will go but it seems we quietly passed the tipping point on this and it seems things are more likely to go our way. The panic and desperation is more than obvious now.

    The occasional mentions of Obama’s involvement are increasing. I would be thrilled to see Page and Stzrok walk for flipping if it means getting Obama, his cabinet and numerous foreign officials.

    Sedition becomes treason when foreign powers are involved.


  34. Bill says:

    Isn’t Page in the news for altering the 302 in the Flynn case?


  35. kneejerkreactionary says:

    Could Ms. Page’s deposition be another reason for the HSCIP’s (House Select Committee on Impeaching the President) rush to hold public hearings on looking into impeaching President Trump?


  36. Bulldog84 says:

    She hasn’t been honest. She lied about altering (“editing”) Gen. Flynn’s interview 302 for Strzok — until she got caught in the lie by her own text messages. She’s in this up to her neck. If she flips, it’s only to save her neck.


  37. Bogeyfree says:

    Would you give immunity IF it gave you the heads of the snake?


  38. Bogeyfree says:

    I think if Jack Posobiec were smart he might do doing a stake out this weekend and into Monday morning somewhere.


  39. Merkin Muffley says:

    To me it sounds like Wittes was complimenting Page on being a “good soldier”, meaning she took one for the team.

    Liked by 1 person

  40. Bogeyfree says:

    I keep going back to “I got em all”

    So what technique or method would one use to get them all??

    IMO it is the exact same technique or method they used on PT – NSA Queries & FISA Warrants and the ole 2 Hop Rule.

    Now if so, overlay the recent published report of 3.1M NSA queries in 2017 alone. 2017 is all under PT time so there is a good chance many of these 3.1M quietest were done by the good guys IMO.

    And If PT:

    1) was made aware in Nov 2016 by Adm. Rodgers to the point he immediately moves his team

    2) then the whole Green Room bug and remodel incident

    3) then the known FISA warrants on Carter Page and thus PT staff

    4) then we know Rudy has been looking into Ukraine since 2018 I believe.

    I add this all together and it says PT knew from day one and PT used the same surveillance on them that they used on him.

    Their own communications are the best way to connect the dots that link all the players and ultimately leads to the heads of the snake IMO. Surveillance casts the biggest net.

    On a side note, I think the reason for the lengthy delay in exposing it all is the information on Ukraine came late and was just too juicy to not pause and include it as it allowed the net to catch a few more.

    So,IMO THIS ^ is how you “Get them all!”

    Liked by 1 person

    • Mac says:

      Trump can not use FISA on the conspiracy, legally, any more than the conspiracy could us it against Trump. legally. FISA is constricted to surveillance of foreign actors, which is why the conspiracy had to cast Carter Page as a foreign agent. So, that is off the table. The FISA 702 requests fall under the same constrains, being legally used ONLY against foreign interests, not US citizens. So, the 2017 702 requests were most like done by embeds from the deep state, not white hats from the Trump administration, if they targeted US citizens.

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      • G. Alistar says:

        Yep, more likely that someone very well connected, powerful and very smart, flipped on the cabal of dirty cops and dishonest DOJ actors. Perhaps even implicated HRC and Obama???


      • Bogeyfree says:

        He was looking into Ukraine foreign actors and corruption ties with Americans, that is the foreign connection that allows for FISA IMO.

        Liked by 1 person

    • Gerry says:

      What goes around comes around. I totally agree PT used the same resources to protect the country for National Security reasons. Since the ADM. Rodgers heads up, the deep state is in a panic. This the quote from Hillary: “If he wins we all hang”.


    • Bogeyfree says:

      Sorry I caught them all!

      Past tense and plural


  41. Mac says:

    The DOJ has to fish or cut bait on McCabe by 11/15. McCabe was a major player, in the Get Trump operations, on the FBI side. If Barr does not indict, on some charge, he ;loses leverage. However, if he does indict, on the leaking/lying charge, Page is most likely to be the one to corroborate that, as she does not seem to adhere to the Code of Omerta. This might well be an attempt to provide cover for her. if this proves to be the case.

    Remember, Page was joined at the hip to Strzok, who was the communications cut-out and gopher for the conspiracy. She has first and second hand knowledge of almost all of the second part of the Get Trump insurance policy, the DOJ/FBI operations. She is the potential “John Dean” of this whole mess. It is interesting to see that the focus of the Barr DOJ is not the in-house DOJ/FBI conspiracy, which has plenty of low-hangiing fruit which will almost certainly roll over on the other people involved, but the IC/CIA predicate operation, which is much less likely to produce any criminal charges against any individuals.

    My opinion, for what it is worth, is that McCabe will be charged with a very minor violation of law, “allowed” to plead guilty to that charge and placed on probation. And, that will be the end of it, for him. I can’t stress enough that, since the Mueller SC investigation was terminated and the House began Impeachmentgate, that the chances of the extent of the illegal activities of the last administration will be brought to light has increased exponentially. If this all becomes public, a significant portion of the populous will demand criminal prosecutions. This places the Establishment in a precarious position. As the corruption was so widespread and it is unlikely that the people at the top will take the hit for the “team”, this could cause a government toppling event, if no criminal prosecutions occur. And, if they do occur, there is a good chance that it could trigger a French Revolution style popular reaction. This is still a CYA operation on Barr’s part.


    • Bogeyfree says:

      I’m hoping that Barr comes from a Father who taught him, Never do a half assed job!

      And if so, this means IMO he uses the FIB players to lead him to the C_A players which leads him to the Executive Branch Players which leads him to Ukraine which leads him to the head of the snake!


  42. gnadfly says:

    Ms Page knows she would not fare well in prison.


  43. Robert says:

    A woman of unusual accomplishment, wit, knowledge, capability, and many sexual conquests.


  44. Rusty shakleford says:

    I disagree w “white knight” pejorative, I don’t know him well enough. I respect someone publicly sticking up for a friend at a difficult moment like when their friend did something stupid or embarrassing.
    Obviously ms. Pages judgement is garbage and she’s completely unqualified to work in any kind of law enforcement. Now that she realizes what poor character her Co-conspirators had ? Hopefully in the future she leads a good life.


  45. Manufactured News Network’s BREAKING NEWS: Epstein’s killer has chosen to remain anonymous and she is reportedly filing for protected Whistle-Killer status…Developing…


  46. mylabs5 says:

    The Horowitz report is in final class checking at the FBI. That would include the criminal referrals. I wager one of her buds at the Bureau gave her a heads up on the short list for indictment and she has hired Wittes for defense. This is the typical PR campaign pre-indictment stage. Once indicted the gov will ask and get a gag order and nothing can be openly promoted.


  47. Concernedcitizen says:

    This Wittes tweet is a head scratcher. There are as many different opinions as to the underlying meaning as there are commentors on this thread. For what it’s worth, I’ll throw in my two cents mixed with some Occam’s Razor:

    Wittes likes Lisa Page personally and respects what she did to try to take out Candidate/President Trump. He feels sorry for her because he knows that she faces difficult times in the near future with Durham and Barr bearing down on her. She faces significant jail time, she is under tremendous stress. With his tweet, Wittes is encouraging her, sympathizing with her, telling her to buck up – that she did the right thing.


  48. Dan says:

    As Mac points out …it looks like cover for the impending daggers that will be coming for as she probably realized
    1. McCabe played here
    2. Lover boy Stryok was using his James Bond persona in using her
    3. There may be an immunity / pension deal floated to her….. But she will be rewarded down the road by the corrupt left as a dutiful soldier who go caught up in the romance of the Coup….
    She was always a little fish……


  49. TomA says:

    Lisa Page has been cooperating for a long time. She has young children and prefers to be a mother rather than spend her time in a federal prison. Redemption is a wise choice and Barr has treated her fairly as opposed to prior AGs. And she is not the only one cooperating, but arguably she is the most valuable.


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