President Barack Obama can be heard bemoaning the dismissal of criminal charges against former three-star General and White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn in new leaked audio, claiming that the decorated veteran “got off scot-free” after the criminal case was blown up by new revelations of FBI misconduct.
During the leaked call, which Yahoo News published, President Obama bemoaned Flynn’s Pardon to the Obama Alumni Association. He claimed the cessation of flimsy criminal proceedings against Flynn represented a grave danger to the rule of law, and claimed the case highlighted the importance of the 2020 election.
“And the fact that there is no precedent that anybody can find for someone who has been charged with perjury just getting off scot-free. That’s the kind of stuff where you begin to get worried that basic — not just institutional norms — but our basic understanding of rule of law is at risk. And when you start moving in those directions, it can accelerate pretty quickly as we’ve seen in other places.”
Listen to Obama’s remarks here.
The former President seems dismissive of the reality that hard misconduct at the highest levels of the January 2017 Flynn investigation was exposed within federal law enforcement. Elements of the FBI and intelligence community began a rogue operation to entrap the incoming White House National Security Advisor, who was conducting outreach to world leaders such as Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak at the time. Flynn was ultimately charged with lying to the FBI, and was never charged with violations of the Logan Act, which forbid private citizens from conducting negotiation with foreign governments.
Obama went on to slam President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, monday-morning quarterbacking and stating a neoliberal government could prove more effective in deterring the disease.
FBI Lists Journalist James O’Keefe Erroneously as ‘Convicted Felon’ to Prevent Him From Buying a Weapon
This is the problem with a federal background checking registry.
Project Veritas founder and conservative investigative reporter James O’Keefe has reported that he was recently denied a firearm because the FBI listed him as a “convicted felon” on their background registry.
O’Keefe posted a video on social media of himself at a New York gun store attempting to buy a shotgun before the federal background check under the NICS system rejected his request.
“I hope it’s not retaliating against me because of our journalism,” O’Keefe told the shopkeeper, who recognized O’Keefe from his work exposing liberal corruption and shook his hand.
The video can be seen here:
“Are you James O’Keefe?”
— Project Veritas (@Project_Veritas) August 6, 2020
Big League Politics has reported on how efforts to strengthen federal background checks are a liberal trojan horse to enact gun control and keep guns out of the hands of law-abiding citizens:
Another controversial provision of the omnibus spending bill is funding for a proposal known as “Fix-NICS.” Instead of attempting to pass it on its own, which has failed on numerous occasions, it appears that Republicans in congress have plugged the bill, which has support from a number of high-profile Democrats, including Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) into the massive spending bill.
SEC. 601. of the omnibus spending bill is titled the “FIX NICS ACT,” and is the same bill that anti-gun Republicans and Democrats have failed to pass in the past.
Fix-NICS provides massive funding to states to encourage them to input more people into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) to bar them from firearm ownership.
The NICS system has already been massively abused, disproportionately targeting veterans. Over 257,000 veterans have already been barred from firearm ownership without any due process, and this funding only gives them the ammo they need to throw even more veterans into the NICS database.
The deep state would certainly be incentivized to punish O’Keefe for his political advocacy. O’Keefe has been a leader in exposing their plot against President Donald Trump, including how the Russia-gate witch hunt was a total farce from the beginning.
O’Keefe caught CNN supervising producer John Bonifield on camera in 2017 admitting that there was no evidence of Trump ever engaging in Russian collusion or doing anything improper with regards to Russia.
“I mean, it’s mostly bullshit right now,” Bonifield said on the hidden camera video. “Like, we don’t have any giant proof.”
“Just to give you some context, President Trump pulled out of the climate accords and for a day and a half we covered the climate accords. And the CEO of CNN (Jeff Zucker) said in our internal meeting, he said good job everybody covering the climate accords, but we’re done with that, let’s get back to Russia,” he continued.
“I haven’t seen any good enough evidence to show that the President committed a crime,” Bonifield added. “I just feel like they don’t really have it but they want to keep digging. And so I think the President is probably right to say, like, look you are witch hunting me. You have no smoking gun, you have no real proof.”
The case of O’Keefe’s rejection shows why federal gun control must always be opposed. No matter how well-intentioned the measures may be, they will always be used by liberal bureaucrats to deprive their enemies of rights.
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