Ex-FBI official: 'No conspiracy' to prevent Trump's election

Frederick Owens
March 16, 2019

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Thursday blocked a House-passed resolution calling for special counsel Robert Mueller's report to made public - angered by the refusal to include a provision calling for a probe of the Justice Department's handling of Hillary Clinton-related investigations. That the Department of Justice reopens investigations into Hillary Clinton's emails and Carter Page's FISA warrant.

Mueller is investigating election tampering by the Russian government and alleged claims of collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign. Notably, Page also said that the DOJ had "multiple conversations ... about charging gross negligence", but decided that "they did not feel they could sustain a charge" because they considered the term "constitutionally vague". But when you say advice you got from the Department, you're making it sound like it was the Department that told you: "You're not going to charge gross negligence because we're the prosecutors and we're telling you we're not going to-", Ratcliffe asked Page before the former Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer interrupted by saying "That is correct", as the Texas Republican concluded his sentence with "bring a case based on that".

Page went on to reveal that there was a significant assumption being made. The core of the allegations was that Clinton may have broken the law by allowing classified information be sent through her private unsecure channels. "Much more to come!" he added. On the other hand, CNN explained away Page's testimony as another GOP witch hunt, so the average person may see this finger-pointing as politics as usual.

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Strzok said DOJ attorneys believed that "we lacked probable cause to get a search warrant for those servers and projected that either it would take a very long time and/or it would be impossible to get to the point where we could obtain probable cause to get a warrant".

Graham referenced the tarmac meeting between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton, as well as a number of unfounded claims which are prominent in conservative circles.

Page's testimony does shine a bit more light on the rank corruption that existed within the Obama Justice Department, but not enough to wake the mainstream media from its partisan slumber.

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