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December 21, 2017

Rand Paul: It's Time to Investigate High-Ranking Obama Officials For Colluding to Misuse Intel and Law Enforcement Assets Against a Political Rival; "Worse Than Watergate"

Hear, hear!

"Time to investigate high ranking Obama government officials who might have colluded to prevent the election of @realDonaldTrump! This could be WORSE than Watergate!" Paul tweeted Thursday morning.

Meanwhile, House Republicans are already probing this scandal, though it would be better to have a special counsel do it.

A group of House Republicans has gathered secretly for weeks in the Capitol in an effort to build a case that senior leaders of the Justice Department and FBI improperly -- and perhaps criminally -- mishandled the contents of a dossier that describes alleged ties between President Donald Trump and Russia, according to four people familiar with their plans.

A subset of the Republican members of the House intelligence committee, led by Chairman Devin Nunes of California, has been quietly working parallel to the committee's high-profile inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. They haven't informed Democrats about their plans, but they have consulted with the House's general counsel.


The people familiar with Nunes' plans said the goal is to highlight what some committee Republicans see as corruption and conspiracy in the upper ranks of federal law enforcement. The group hopes to release a report early next year detailing their concerns about the DOJ and FBI, and they might seek congressional votes to declassify elements of their evidence.

Meanwhile, today Andrew McCabe, who is emulating his political favorite Hillary Clinton in her convenient lapses of memory when questioned about corrupt actions and corrupt intent, is "testifying" before two House panels. He had previously claimed large gaps in memory in his Senate "testimony" on Tuesday.


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