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Posted by: thepinetree on 02/02/2018 09:42 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 02/02/2018 09:51 AM
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The Memo Has Been Released...Full Text of The Nunes Memo Below

Washington, DC...The House servers were overwhelmed this morning with requests for the memo. We have updated this article with a complete PDF by clicking the image below


February 2, 2018

The Honorable Devin Nunes

Chairman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
United States Capitol

Washington, DC 20515

Dear Mr. Chairman:

On January 29, 2018, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (hereinafter ?the
Committee?) voted to disclose publicly a memorandum containing classi?ed information
provided to the Committee in connection with its oversight activities (the ?Memorandum,?
which is attached to this letter). As provided by clause 11(g) of Rule of the House of
Representatives, the Committee has forwarded this Memorandum to the President based on its
determination that the release of the Memorandum would serve the public interest.

The Constitution vests the President with the authority to protect national security secrets from it
disclosure. As the Supreme Court has recognized, it is the President?s responsibility to classify,
declassify, and control access to information bearing on our intelligence sources and methods
and national defense. See, Dep of Navy v. Egan, 484 US. 518, 527 (1988). In order to
facilitate appropriate congressional oversight, the Executive Branch may entrust classi?ed
information to the appropriate committees of Congress, as it has done in connection with the
Committee?s oversight activities here. The Executive Branch does so on the assumption that the
Committee will responsibly protect such classi?ed information, consistent with the laws of the
United States.

The Committee has now determined that the release of the Memorandum would be appropriate.
The Executive Branch, across Administrations of both parties, has worked to accommodate
congressional requests to declassify speci?c materials in the public interest.1 However, public
release of classi?ed information by unilateral action of the Legislative Branch is extremely rare
and raises signi?cant separation of powers concerns. Accordingly, the Committee?s request to
release the Memorandum is interpreted as a request for declassi?cation pursuant to the
President?s authority.

The President understands that the protection of our national security represents his highest
obligation. Accordingly, he has directed lawyers and national security staff to assess the

1 See, e. S. Rept. 114?8 at 12 (Administration of Barack Obama) (?On April 3, 2014 . . . the Committee agreed to
send the revised Findings and Conclusions, and the updated Executive Summary of the Committee Study, to the
President for declassi?cation and public release?); H. Rept. 107-792 (Administration of George W. Bush) (similar);
E.O. 12812 (Administration of George H.W. Bush) (noting Senate resolution requesting that President provide for
declassi?cation of certain information Via Executive Order). declassi?cation request, consistent with established standards governing the handling of classi?ed information, including those under Section 3.1(d) of Executive Order 13526. Those
standards permit declassi?cation when the public interest in disclosure outweighs any need to
protect the information. The White House review process also included input from the Of?ce of
the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Justice. Consistent with this review
and these standards, the President has determined that declassification of the Memorandum is

Based on this assessment and in light of the signi?cant public interest in the memorandum, the
President has authorized the declassi?cation of the Memorandum. To be clear, the
Memorandum re?ects the judgments of its congressional authors. The President understands
that oversight concerning matters related to the Memorandum may be continuing. Though the
circumstances leading to the declassi?cation through this process are extraordinary, the
Executive Branch stands ready to work with Congress to accommodate oversight requests
consistent with applicable standards and processes, including the need to protect intelligence
sources and methods.


Donald F. McGahn II

Counsel to the President

cc: The Honorable Paul Ryan
Speaker of the House of Representatives

The Honorable Adam Schiff
Ranking Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence




DeclasSi?ed by order of the President
February 2, 2018

January 18, 2018

To: HPSCI Majority Members
From: HPSCI Majority Staff
Subject: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the Department of Justice and the

Federal Bureau of Investigation


This memorandum provides Members an update on significant facts relating to the
Committee?s ongoing investigation into the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of
Investigation (FBI) and their use of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (F ISA) during the
2016 presidential election cycle. Our ?ndings, which are detailed below, 1) raise concerns with
the legitimacy and legality of certain DOJ and FBI interactions with the Foreign Intelligence
Surveillance Court (FISC), and 2) represent a troubling breakdown of legal processes established
to protect the American people from abuses related to the ISA process.

Investigation Update

- On October 21, 2016, DOJ and FBI sought and received a ISA probable cause order
(up; under Title VII) authorizing electronic surveillance on Carter Page from the FISC. Page is a
US citizen who served as a volunteer advisor to the Trump presidential campaign. Consistent .
with requirements under FISA, the application had to be ?rst certi?ed by the Director or Deputy
Director of the FBI. It then required the approval of the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney
General (DAG), or the Senate?con?rmed Assistant Attorney General for the National Security

The FBI and DOJ obtained one initial FISA warrant targeting Carter Page and three FISA
renewals from the FISC. As required by statute (50 U.S.C. a FISA order on an
American citizen must be renewed by the ISC every 90 days and each renewal requires a
separate finding of probable cause. Then-Director James Comey signed three FISA applications
. in question on behalf of the FBI, and Deputy Director Andrew McCabe signed one.
Sally Yates, then-Acting DAG Dana Boente, and DAG Rod Rosenstein each signed one or more
FISA applications on behalf of

Due to the sensitive nature of foreign intelligence activity, FISA submissions (including
renewals) before the ISC are classified. As such, the public?s con?dence in the integrity of the
FISA process depends on the court?s ability to hold the government to the highest standard??
particularly as it relates to surveillance of American citizens. However, the rigor in
protecting the rights of Americans, which is reinforced by 90?day renewals of surveillance
orders, is necessarily dependent on the government?s production to the court of all material and
relevant facts. This should include information potentially favorable to the target of the FISA




application that is known by the government. In the case of Carter Page, the government had at
least four independent opportunities before the FISC to accurately provide an accounting of the
relevant facts. However, our ?ndings indicate that, as described below, material and relevant
information was omitted.



The ?dossier?- compiled by Christopher Steele (Steele dossier) on behalf of the
Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Hillary Clinton campaign formed an
essential part of the Carter Page FISA application. Steele was a longtime FBI source who
was paid over $160,000 by the DNC and Clinton campaign, via the law ?rm Perkins Coie
and research ?rm Fusion GPS, to obtain derogatory information on Donald Trump?s ties
to Russia.

a) Neither the initial application in October 2016, nor any of the renewals, disclose or
reference the role of the DNC, Clinton campaign, or. any party/campaign in funding
Steele?s efforts, even though the political origins of the Steele dossier were then
known to senior and FBI of?cials.

b) The initial FISA application notes Steele was working for a named US. person, but
does not name Fusion GPS and principal Glenn Simpson, who was paid by a US. law
?rm (Perkins Coie) representing the DNC (even though it was known by DOI at the,
time that political actors were involved with the Steele dossier). The application does
not mention Steele was ultimately working on behalf of?and paid by?wthe DNC and
Clinton campaign, or that the FBI had separately authorized payment to Steele for the
same information.

The Carter Page FISA application also cited extensively a September 23, 2016, Yahoo
News article by- Michael Isikoff, which focuses on Page?s July 2016 trip to Moscow.

- This article does not corroborate the Steele dossier because it is derived from information

leaked by Steele himself to Yahoo News. The Page FISA application incorrectly assesses
that Steele did not directly provide information to Yahoo News. Steele has admitted in
British court ?lings that he met with Yahoo Newly?and several other. outlets?in
September 2016 at the direction of Fusion GPS. Perkins Coie was aware of Steele?s
initial media contacts because they hosted at least one meeting in Washington DC. in
2016 with Steele and Fusion GPS where this matter was discussed."

a) Steele was suspended and then terminated as an FBI source for what the FBI de?nes
as the most serious of violations?an unauthorized disclosure to the media of his
relationship with the FBI in an October 30, 2016, Mother Jones article by David
Corn Steele should have been terminated for his previous undisclosed contacts with
Yahoo and other outlets' 1n September?before the Page application was submitted to





the FISC in October-but Steele improperly concealed from and lied to the FBI about
those contacts.

b) Steele?s numerous encounters with the media violated the cardinal rule of source
handling?maintaining con?dentiality?and demonstrated that Steele had become a
less than reliable source for the FBI.

Before and after Steele was terminated as a source, he maintained contact with DOJ via
then-Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce 0hr, a senior DOJ of?cial who worked
closely with Deputy Attorneys General Yates and later Rosenstein. Shortly after the
election, the FBI began interviewing 0hr, documenting his communications with Steele.
For example, in September 2016, Steele admitted to 0hr his feelings against then-
candidate Trump when Steele said he ?was desperate that Donald Trump not get
elected and was passionate about him not, being president.? This clear evidence of .
Steele? bias was recorded by Ohr at the time and subsequently in of?cial FBI ?les?but
not re?ected in any of the Page FISA applications.

a) During this same time period, Ohr?s wife was employed by Fusion GPS to assist in
the cultivation of opposition research on Trump. Ohr later provided the FBI with all
of his wife?s opposition research, paid for by the DNC and Clinton campaign via
Fusion GPS. The Ohrs? relationship with Steele and Fusion GPS was inexplicably
concealed from the FISC. .

According to the head of the counterintelligence division, Assistant Director Bill

Priestap, corroboration of the Steele dossier was in its ?infancy? at the time of the initial

Page FISA application. After Steele was terminated, a source validation report conducted

by an independent unit within FBI assessed Steele?s reporting as only minimally

corroborated. Yet, in early January 2017, Director Comey briefed President-elect Trump

on a summary of the Steele dossier, even though it was??according to his June 2017

and unveri?ed.? While the FISA application relied on Steele?s

past record of credible reporting on other unrelated matters, it ignored or concealed his
anti?Trump ?nancial and ideological motivations. Furthermore, Deputy Director

McCabe testi?ed before the Committee in December 2017 that no surveillance warrant

would have been sought from the FISC without the Steele dossier information.

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5) The Page FISA application also mentions information regarding fellow Trump campaign
advisor George Papadopoulos, but there is no evidence of any cooperation or conspiracy
between Page and Papadopoulos. The Papadopoulos information triggered the opening
of an FBI counterintelligence investigation in late July 2016 by FBI agent Pete Strzok.
Strzok was reassigned by the Special Counsel?s Office to FBI Human Resources for
improper text messages with his mistress, FBI Attorney Lisa Page (no known relation to
Carter Page), where they both demonstrated a clear bias against Trump and in favor of
Clinton, Whom Strzok had also investigated. The Strzok/Lisa Page texts also re?ect
extensive discussions about the investigation, orchestrating leaks to the media, and
include a meeting with Deputy Director McCabe to discuss an ?insurance? policy against
President Trump?s election.



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Trump is taking us into the world of the communists
Posted on: 2018-02-02 09:49:09   By: Anonymous

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    Re: Trump is taking us into the world of the communists
    Posted on: 2018-02-02 09:53:29   By: Anonymous

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      Posted on: 2018-02-02 13:14:32   By: Anonymous
      Heads will roll and blood will flow as the swamp gets drained.
      President Trump is Winning.

      MEMO RELEASED: FBI Officials Knew Political Origins of Dossier, But Used It Anyway

      The House Intelligence Committee released its classified memo detailing alleged abuse by senior FBI and Justice Department officials on Friday, after the president approved its release.
      Among the memo’s findings are:

      The anti-Trump dossier funded by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee formed an “essential” part of the initial and all three renewal surveillance applications against Trump campaign adviser Carter Page;

      The political origins of the dossier were “known to senior DOJ and FBI officials,” but those origins were not included in applications to obtain the warrant;

      Also used to justify the surveillance warrants against Page was a news story supposedly corroborating the dossier, that was pushed by the dossier author Christopher Steele himself — yet the FISA application incorrectly says Steele did not provide the information in the article;

      Perkins Coie — the law firm for the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee hosted a meeting with Steele, Fusion GPS and media (this revelation makes it harder for the Clinton campaign and the DNC to deny they knew about the dossier, though Clinton and other top DNC officials at that time have denied knowing about it);

      Steele was “suspended and then terminated” as an FBI source, after the FBI learned that he made an authorized disclosure of his relationship with the FBI to liberal media magazine Mother Jones, and he lied to the FBI about his previous media contacts with Yahoo! and other outlets;

      Steele — although portrayed as a “boy scout” by Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson — had personal bias against candidate Donald Trump, telling senior Justice Department official Bruce Ohr that he was “desperate that Donald Trump not get elected and was passionate about him not being president”;

      Ohr’s wife Nellie Ohr assisted with the dossier, but the FBI or the DOJ did not disclose this connection in the application for the FISA warrant, even though Bruce Ohr worked “closely” with Deputy Attorney Generals Sally Yates and then Rod Rosenstein;

      At the time that the FBI used the dossier to obtain the spy warrant on Page in October 2016, head of the FBI’s counterintelligence division Bill Priestap had assessed that the corroboration of the dossier was still in its “infancy,” and after Steele was terminated as a source, an FBI unit assessed his reporting as only “minimally corroborated”;

      FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe acknowledged to the House Intelligence Committee in December 2017 that no warrant would have been sought without the dossier;

      The FISA warrant also mentioned information related to another Trump campaign adviser, George Papadopoulos, even though there was no evidence of cooperation or conspiracy between Page and Papadopoulos;
      The memo does not state what the information about Papadopoulos was, but said that information was the trigger to the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation on Russian meddling and collusion in late July 2016 (he had told an Australian diplomat at a London bar that a Maltese professor connected to Russia had told him he had dirt on Clinton in the form of emails);

      Peter Strzok, the No. 2 at the FBI’s counterintelligence division opened the bureau’s investigation on Russian meddling and collusion (text messages between him and fellow FBI official and lover Lisa Page show that he held an anti-Trump bias).

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        Posted on: 2018-02-02 14:54:17   By: Anonymous

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          President Trump Keeps Winning!
          Posted on: 2018-02-02 19:45:18   By: Anonymous
          The memo claims, among other things, that several top officials at the Justice Department and the FBI acted improperly when they signed off on so-called FISA applications seeking extended surveillance of Carter Page, a former Trump campaign adviser.

          Trump said after announcing its declassification that "a lot of people should be ashamed of themselves,"

          The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said the memo "raises serious concerns about the integrity of decisions made at the highest levels of the Department of Justice and the FBI to use the Government's most intrusive surveillance tools against American citizens."

          She said Trump decided to declassify the memo after consulting his national security team and members of law enforcement and the intelligence community.

          Addressing the memo's release on Friday, Trump said, "I think it's a disgrace what's happening in our country."

          The New York Times reported last weekend that Republicans were likely to use the memo to contend that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein acted improperly in approving an application to extend surveillance of Page that was partly based on dubious research funded by Democratic organizations.

          Asked on Friday whether the memo affected his confidence in Rosenstein or increased the likelihood that he would oust him, Trump said, "You figure that one out."

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            President Trump is a loser...
            Posted on: 2018-02-03 08:55:43   By: Anonymous

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              Re: President Trump is a loser...
              Posted on: 2018-02-03 08:58:18   By: Anonymous

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                Re: Truth Prevails
                Posted on: 2018-02-03 11:45:28   By: Anonymous
                In its partisan zeal to protect the ongoing witch hunt against President Trump, our Nixonian media went into hyper-drive last week to ensure that the unethical and un-American behavior of President Obama’s FBI and Justice Department remained covered up from the public.

                After this cynical effort failed with the release of the Nunes memo Friday, the media quickly switched tactics and is now working feverishly to muddy the waters about the horror show revealed in the memo.

                Here are 16 things the media do not want you to know about the Nunes memo:

                The so-called Russian Dossier, the creation of Fusion GPS and former British spy Christopher Steele, is a political document — namely, opposition research, created for the Democrat National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

                Using what it knew was opposition research paid for by the Clinton campaign, in October of 2016, the FBI and DOJ obtained a FISA warrant from the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to install a wiretap to spy on Hillary Clinton’s opponent — the Trump campaign, specifically Carter Page. This spying would last for a year.

                It should be noted that the FISA court was set up to stop foreign terrorists. The fact that the FBI and DOJ would use this court to not only wiretap an American but to wiretap a presidential campaign belies belief. Why Obama’s FBI and DOJ used this court as opposed to a normal court is obvious. As you will see below, a normal court probably would have denied the wiretap.

                Worse still, in the summer of 2016, Obama’s DOJ had already opened a counter-intelligence investigation into the Trump campaign. The fact that nothing from that months-old partisan investigation was used to obtain the Page wiretap is revealing.

                According to the Nunes memo, an “essential” part of the FISA wiretap application was the Steele dossier, which again is a partisan political document created for the Clinton campaign.

                So essential was this partisan dossier, Andrew McCabe, the disgraced former-Deputy Director of the FBI, admitted in December that “no surveillance warrant would have been sought” without the dossier.

                Not only did the FBI knowingly use a document from a partisan campaign to obtain a FISA warrant to spy on the competing campaign, the FBI knew the dossier was mostly “salacious and unverified.” We know this because disgraced former-FBI Director James Comey told us so in June of 2017.

                According to the Nunes memo, “Steele told [former FBI official Bruce] Ohr, he ‘was desperate that Donald Trump not get elected and was passionate about him not being president.'”

                Ohr, who was part of the FBI’s anti-Trump Russian investigation, was not only friendly with Steele, Ohr’s own wife worked with Steele at Fusion GPS doing opposition research (the dossier) against Trump for the Clinton campaign.

                Despite a) knowing the dossier was opposition research paid for by the Clinton campaign b) knowing the dossier was “salacious and unverified” c) knowing Steele was desperate to destroy Trump d) the breathtaking conflict of interest in having an investigator’s own wife working on the dossier, the FBI still went to the FISA court to obtain permission to spy on Hillary Clinton’s opponent.

                In order to obtain a warrant to spy on the Trump campaign, all of the conflicts of interest above were withheld from the FISA court — an indefensible (and possibly illegal) lie of omission.

                Even worse, in order to legitimize a warrant request based on a piece of partisan opposition research they knew was “salacious and unverified,” the FBI and DOJ used a media report to bolster the findings in the phony dossier. The FBI and DOJ told the court that the media report was independent verification of the dossier. But this was not true, and, according to the Nunes memo, the FBI and DOJ knew this was not true. The truth is that the phony dossier was the source of this media report.

                Also hidden from the FISA court was the fact that the FBI obtained Steele as a source but had to fire him in October of 2016 when, in a bid to use his phony dossier to derail the Trump campaign, he leaked his information to the far-left Mother Jones.

                Although the FBI and DOJ were willing participants in pushing a “salacious and unverified” narrative against a presidential candidate (primarily through media leaks), this was all hidden from congressional investigators. To begin with, for months, while under oath, Comey said he did not know where the dossier came from — meaning from the Clinton campaign.

                The Wall Street Journal explains:
                We also know the FBI wasn’t straight with Congress, as it hid most of these facts from investigators in a briefing on the dossier in January 2017. The FBI did not tell Congress about Mr. Steele’s connection to the Clinton campaign, and the House had to issue subpoenas for Fusion bank records to discover the truth. Nor did the FBI tell investigators that it continued receiving information from Mr. Steele and Fusion even after it had terminated him. The memo says the bureau’s intermediary was Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, whose wife, incredibly, worked for Fusion.

                All of this dishonesty occurred under Comey, the man our media now hold up as a living saint, a man so desperate to destroy Trump, he not only oversaw those committing the above abuses, he leaked classified information to the news media in order to see a Special Prosecutor appointed against Trump, which his pal, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, immediately did.
                And finally…

                16. Much of the “salacious and unverified” material in the dossier came from the Russians. In other words, those disgusting dossier lies about Trump’s personal behavior came from Russian operatives. So there is no question that it was the Clinton campaign, Democrats, Steele, the FBI, and DOJ who colluded with the Russians to rig a presidential election.

                Yes, there was collusion with the Russians, and those in our government currently investigating Trump in the hopes of overturning a presidential election are the colluders.

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                  Re: Truth Prevails
                  Posted on: 2018-02-03 17:10:09   By: Anonymous
                  Total propaganda. You must be a Russian or Fox bot, reposting crap you saw on wingnut media. The whole investigation of trump started with Popadapolous shooting off his mouth that trump had stuff on Clinton coming from Russia. Trump confirmed that in a speech when he said the Russians had stuff and it would be coming out in a week.

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                    Re: Truth Prevails
                    Posted on: 2018-02-03 20:01:43   By: Anonymous
                    You fake news guy.

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                  Re: Truth Prevails
                  Posted on: 2018-02-03 20:15:33   By: Anonymous
                  Anybody trying to protect national security wouldn’t tell a Republican Congress anything. Those suckers are so self interested they would disclose it for their own benefit, like they did with this memo. Protect trump protect their position. The swamp is bigger u see trump than ever before.

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        Re: TRUMP IS GREAT
        Posted on: 2018-02-02 16:55:22   By: Anonymous
        Nuts. You know nothing about the FISA process, how any different federal judges, both conservatives and liberals share the bench, how long the security agencies knew about Carter Page, how many times before trump they agencies got new warrants, and all of the information and sources that used to pass judicial scrutiny to get the warrants.

        Cut the BS.

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          Re: TRUMP IS GREAT
          Posted on: 2018-02-02 19:46:28   By: Anonymous
          Are you one of them Russian/DNC bots?

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        Re: TRUMP IS GREAT
        Posted on: 2018-02-02 17:25:11   By: Anonymous
        Russian/trump bot post

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    Re: Trump is taking us into the world of the communists
    Posted on: 2018-02-02 09:58:34   By: Anonymous
    Anyone who doesn’t like our president must not work. After so long one becomes dilusional and expects the hard working good American citizen to provide for them!!! Been going far to long, they should be ashamed of themselves. Absolutely no excuses!!!!

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      Re: Trump is taking us into the world of the communists
      Posted on: 2018-02-02 10:05:01   By: Anonymous
      We don't like people that lie 5 times a day I guessPresident
      He is a dictator like his owner Putin
      He is not my president

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        Posted on: 2018-02-02 11:00:20   By: Anonymous
          Edited By: thepinetree
        On: 2018-02-02 12:51:53

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          Posted on: 2018-02-03 09:00:11   By: Anonymous

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        Ho Ho Hee Haw
        Posted on: 2018-02-03 20:08:08   By: Anonymous
        Nobody likes Presidents that Lie.

        If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor.

        My Obamacare will save you thousands of dollars in health insurance fees.

        Vanishing manufacturing jobs and low GDP is the new normal.

        You'd need a magic wand to turn this failed economy around.

        I was born in Hawaii. Check out my birth certificate,....don't smudge the wet ink.

        In eighteen years with Reverend Wright, I never heard those malicious, unpatriotic words.

        Yep,......sure got tired of them continual Obongo lies.

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          Re: Ho Ho Hee Haw
          Posted on: 2018-02-03 20:12:11   By: Anonymous
          I kept my doctor. Maybe your doctor cut you loose. Ecauss you didn’t pay him.

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      Re: Trump is taking us into the world of the communists
      Posted on: 2018-02-02 16:56:25   By: Anonymous

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-02-02 09:54:05   By: Anonymous
The Snowflakes, starring Hillary Clinton, the top levels of the FBI, and the DOJ have been exposed! This Russia probe against TRUMP has been a scam, a diversion, and it's time to turn this phony investigation on Barry, Hillary and the rest of the Snowflake loser's! Heads need to roll, and American citizen's are waiting to see real justice served to those that deserve it! Put the blame where it matters!

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    The Faux News Bubble
    Posted on: 2018-02-02 09:59:35   By: Anonymous
    One should consult other sources than just the Faux News bubble. Our democracy is being undermined and the Trumpistas are turning a blind eye.

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      Re: The Faux News Bubble
      Posted on: 2018-02-02 10:52:50   By: Anonymous
      That is kinda the point of this. You cannot whether you are left or right be for the politicization of law enforcement

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    Posted on: 2018-02-02 10:07:16   By: Anonymous
    Another ignorant Trumptard hillbilly response

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      Posted on: 2018-02-02 10:59:52   By: Anonymous
      Anti Trumpsters should spend some time in Detroit, Louisiana, Mississippi, Chicago,only a few of the many places that will get ones head screwed on straight. Think about it. Putin is the only support our president gets. Time for Pelosi and all Democrats to wake up. Looking to see more Republicans on senate and House....

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        Posted on: 2018-02-02 17:00:49   By: Anonymous
        Trump supporters should spend some time away from Fox , hanity, and Limbaugh.

        Try anything other than them. Try CNN, MSNBC, CBS, any other news source in ,agazknes or mews papers.

        It is crazy to think only Fox tells the truth. Fact is Fox is the main source for “fake news”.

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Discord in the USA
Posted on: 2018-02-02 09:56:08   By: Anonymous

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    Re: Discord in the USA
    Posted on: 2018-02-02 10:16:23   By: Anonymous
    In the picture, snapped in the darkness of a Wilton vineyard, Jack Kautz crouches behind a dead buck, smiling broadly as he holds up the animal’s head by its freakishly large set of antlers.

    It was a buck for the record books – with sprawling antlers about an arm’s width apart. If Kautz, 52, had been able to claim it as an official trophy, he could have added it to his long list of accomplishments detailed on the website of his family’s Lodi grape growing business, Ironstone Vineyards.

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    Republicans - Traitors
    Posted on: 2018-02-02 10:21:25   By: Anonymous
    There is no other take away from the memo except this is the efforts of traitors . Republicans are now anti America pro Russia.
    H Clinton remained anti Russia.

    Snowflakes- Republicans.

    The Republican brand is the brand of traitors.

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      Re: Republicans - Traitors
      Posted on: 2018-02-02 18:07:30   By: Anonymous
      Haha! Your out of your mind buddy. Nice try though. . .

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Does not understand!
Posted on: 2018-02-02 12:02:02   By: Anonymous
In reading the last sentence of the first communication above from the White House -- it has been clearly obvious for well over a year now that this person doesn't "understand" anything!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-02-02 13:05:13   By: Anonymous
So Trump releases a memo in which he alleges bias is made against he and the GOP and the justice department and FBI investigate, as is usual practice. Now his original claims are "fake news?" This one is going to come back and bite him.

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    Posted on: 2018-02-02 13:07:52   By: Anonymous
    Maybe you should get your "facts" straight. Fusion GPS was first hired to do opposition research by one of the Republican candidates. Carter Page was on the intelligence radar long before Trump got the nomination. The Steele "Dossier" was a series of memos that Christopher Steele, a highly trusted former MI6 agent, sent to his employers reporting the findings on Trump's affiliation with the Russian Oligarchs. The entire Nunes Memo is cherry picked in order to have the greatest effect in Trump's dismantling law enforcement at the Federal level. Time and truth will bear this out. So while your eye is off the ball, Russia is preparing for the mid-term elections.

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      Posted on: 2018-02-02 14:17:32   By: Anonymous
      This was in response to "The Trump is Great" diatribe.

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        Re: TRUMP IS GREAT
        Posted on: 2018-02-03 15:28:29   By: Anonymous
        Agreed! President Trump IS Great.

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      Posted on: 2018-02-03 16:49:55   By: Anonymous
      Excellent factual post. Nobody is saying this memo absolves trump, except trump himself.

      Trump is trying to destroy our national security agencies ......but ignores,actually protects Russian interference in our elections.

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GOP passed FISA law after 9/11
Posted on: 2018-02-02 13:54:19   By: Anonymous
GOP remwed it with great fanfare 3weeks ago.

The national security agencies obtained several court approved search warrants before trump became a candidate, for simply for Carter Pages Russian activities. Court approved on probable cause .

Trump is grasping at straws, trying desperately to stop a legitimate investigation that is getting close to him. If he succeeds in interfering in the special counsel it will be a traitorous act, and lends himself to apparent guilt of impeachable or criminal activity.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-02-02 14:30:25   By: Anonymous
I remember when this memo was still a note.

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    Posted on: 2018-02-02 14:53:29   By: Anonymous

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      Posted on: 2018-02-02 16:30:45   By: Anonymous
      Just think how much more Trump would have got done without all this crap going on , wow ! We have the right guy in the Oval Office !

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        Posted on: 2018-02-02 17:30:54   By: Anonymous
        Trump doesn't get anything done
        All he does is deflect from his OBVIOUS Russian connection
        LOCK this POS UP!!!!!!!!!!

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          Posted on: 2018-02-02 18:09:46   By: Anonymous
          Doesn't get anything done? That REALLY just shows your bias and ignorance.

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            Posted on: 2018-02-02 20:33:51   By: Anonymous
            He squished a spider that scared Melania,

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            Posted on: 2018-02-03 16:55:28   By: Anonymous
            Please tell us what he has got done ......and how it is good for average families and workers.

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Nunes staff memo
Posted on: 2018-02-02 16:45:00   By: Anonymous
This memo adopted by Nunes was written in great part by Kav Patel a former DOJ attorney. Patel was declared useless and incompetent to be an attorney by a US District Court judge in 2016 in open court. It’s on the record.

Looks like Patel has found a good place to be incompetent with Nunez. Another liar and crooked anti-American politician.

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Top Secret
Posted on: 2018-02-02 17:24:09   By: Anonymous
The original memo was stamped “Top Secret”.

And that scumbag trump released it for political purposes. To stop investigation into trumps own likely illegal activities.

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    Re: Top Secret
    Posted on: 2018-02-02 18:44:58   By: Anonymous
    Democrats please answer the question ? Why are Democrats so STUPID ?

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      Re: Top Secret
      Posted on: 2018-02-02 21:15:41   By: Anonymous
      We will see who is really stupid now
      This is a worthless piece or Trumptard propaganda
      He is trying to be like his idol, but too stupid

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A fart in the wind
Posted on: 2018-02-02 20:32:01   By: Anonymous
That's it? The major reveal? C'mon, how about a little substance. Talk about grasping at straws.

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    Re: A fart in the wind
    Posted on: 2018-02-02 20:37:17   By: Anonymous
    Yeah, I mean really.

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Trust Trump
Posted on: 2018-02-03 18:22:05   By: Anonymous
Trust Trumpt. Trust his own words and actions. If he was in this county he would hype his project, he would get you ro supply materials and labor, he would meet with you and maybe your wife. He would treat you as a friend and investor.

Then he would grab your wife, have an affair with her, threaten her with your business if she didn’t comply, then cheat you out of the money, labor, or materials you invested in his project.

It is all on record, all of it bragged about by trump, and you can confirm that if you want to know the essence of trump

And he is doing the same to this nation.

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Sold out
Posted on: 2018-02-03 18:29:58   By: Anonymous
The Memo by Numes, released by Trump, sold out our national security interests. It let the Russians know who and what and how the investigation is proceeding, now are agencies conduct their security operations, and disclosed private information about US citizens.

All to protect trump’s personal political interests.

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