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May 12, 2020

Surprise! Deep State Aligned "Republican" Senators Once Again Refuse to Dig Into Obamagate

Miss Lindsey says that Obama cannot, will not, must not be called to testify.

But Miss Lindsey sure will give 'im hell on Fox & Friends, where it counts!!!

Trump's Senate allies on Monday stopped short of echoing Trump's claim that Obama acted illegally when the Justice Department began probing incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn in late 2016. And they indicated that the Senate would pass on investigating the former president as they conduct their own investigations that could soon ensnare other senior Obama administration officials.

"I'm not anticipating calling President Obama, "said Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), whose panel is investigating the origins of the 2016 Russia investigation, even as he vowed to bring in former senior Obama administration officials as witnesses. Those ex-officials include former FBI Director James Comey and former acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

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Senate Republicans, however, sidestepped questions of whether the Justice Department should pursue criminal investigations against the former Obama officials...


Senate Republicans largely demurred on Trump’s public effort to lean on investigators to target his longtime adversaries, but they said they understood why he was frustrated.

"He was accused of being a stooge for [Vladimir] Putin and then subject to the appointment of a special counsel," added Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), a senior member of the Judiciary Committee. "I understand why the president feels like he's under assault. But I think we need to do our own independent investigation. Obviously, Mr. Durham is doing his. We’ll hear from them. But I think we have an important role to play in terms of congressional oversight."

What role is that, Johnny Boy? Faking up Failure Theater productions?

Last week, Tucker Carlson accused Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, and Richard Burr as essentially being silent partners of the Democrats in their Deep State coup efforts.

Skip to 10:50. Carlson calls McConnell, Graham, and Burr "total phonies who pretend to represent you... but they don't."



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