WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has fired the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, in the latest stunning development in the Deep State battles engulfing his administration and our entire political process.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed the firing to One America News Network reporter Trey Yingst, who reported the news at 5:41 PM. It appears that Yingst was the first reporter to break the news, courtesy of a retweet from former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.
Jonathan Karl of ABC News reported the firing at 5:42 PM Eastern Time.
— Trey Yingst (@TreyYingst) May 9, 2017
ABC News and the Associated Press also reported the firing within the next several minutes.
Comey has been overseeing the FBI’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and/or administration and the Russians. With no evidence presented thus far, Trump calls the entire investigation a “hoax.”
Comey relied on a debunked dossier from a British intel agent in order to heighten the relevance of his unsubstantiated investigation.
Comey is a well-connected Washington insider who declined to press charges against Hillary Clinton, despite massive evidence implicating Clinton for espionage against the United States during her private email scandal.
As I reported in September of last year, shortly before Comey re-opened the Clinton investigation pursuant to a new lead that emerged from an Anthony Weiner criminal sexting probe:
“A review of FBI Director James Comey’s professional history and relationships shows that the Obama cabinet leader — now under fire for his handling of the investigation of Hillary Clinton — is deeply entrenched in the big-money cronyism culture of Washington, D.C. His personal and professional relationships — all undisclosed as he announced the Bureau would not prosecute Clinton — reinforce bipartisan concerns that he may have politicized the criminal probe.
These concerns focus on millions of dollars that Comey accepted from a Clinton Foundation defense contractor, Comey’s former membership on a Clinton Foundation corporate partner’s board, and his surprising financial relationship with his brother Peter Comey, who works at the law firm that does the Clinton Foundation’s taxes.”
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ACQUITTED FOREVER: President Trump is Found ‘Not Guilty’ by the Senate and Will Remain in Office Following Impeachment
The Democrats wasted the public’s time and money with this charade.
President Donald Trump has been officially acquitted of two articles of impeachment and will not be convicted following his impeachment by the House of Representatives. He will remain in office despite the best efforts of the Democrats.
“The Senate having tried Donald John Trump, President of the United States, upon two articles of impeachment exhibited against him by the House of Representatives, and two-thirds of the Senators present not having found him guilty of the charges contained therein, it is therefore ordered and adjudged that the said Donald John Trump be and he is hereby acquitted of the charges in said articles,” Chief Justice John Roberts said to conclude the trial.
The video of the end of the proceedings can be seen here:
BREAKING: Trump exonerated of Democrats' partisan articles of impeachment pic.twitter.com/sTwiSuHiTI
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) February 5, 2020
On the first article of impeachment pertaining to abuse of power, 48 senators determined that Trump was guilty while 52 determined he was not guilty. On the second article of impeachment pertaining to obstruction of Congress, 47 senators determined that Trump was guilty while 53 determined he was not guilty.
The Senate would have had to garner a supermajority of 67 Senators to determine that Trump was guilty of impeachable offenses. However, not even a simple majority could come to that conclusion even though the Democrats threw everything but the kitchen sink in an attempt to convince them.
“You can’t trust this president to do the right thing, not for one minute, not for one election, not for the sake of the country,” said House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA). “A man without character or ethical compass will not find his way.”
The Democrat-led proceedings ended up being a massive waste of time at great expense to the U.S. taxpayer, as Trump and his Republican supporters said they would be.
“The president has done nothing wrong, and these types of impeachments must end,” said White House counsel Pat Cipollone about the witch hunt that occurred.
With impeachment now behind him, President Trump can focus on enacting his agenda and winning re-election in November.
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