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Gowdy: Americans should see the Nunes memo documenting FBI abuses

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The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee told “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace that the American people will want to read the four-page memorandum prepared by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence about the FBI and its interaction with the so-called “dossier,”  or opposition research file, developed by Hillary R. Clinton’s presidential campaign.

“This memo is nothing but the distilling, the reducing of thousands of pages of documents provided to us by the Department and the Bureau,” said. Rep. Harold W. “Trey” Gowdy III (R.-S.C.), who took over the committee June 13 upon the resignation from Congress of Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R.-Utah).

The House intel committee voted Monday to make the document public.

The South Carolina congressman is one of more than 200 congressmen–virtually all Republicans–who have read the memo. The memo has not been formally classified by the federal government, but it is very tightly guarded because it draws upon classified sources.

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Typically, operations are classified as secret and sources and methods are classified as top secret.

Although memo is a congressional document, the committee’s own rule gives a president up to five days to block a public release. President Donald J. Trump and the White House have signaled that the executive branch will not object to making the memo public.

Gowdy said the memo reveals how the FBI used the dossier to secure a FISA warrant.

“If you think your viewers want to know whether or not the dossier was used in court proceedings, whether or not it was vetted before it was used, whether or not it’s ever been vetted,” Gowdy said.

“If you are interested in who paid for the dossier, if you’re interested in Christopher Steele’s relationship with Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee, then, yes, you’ll want the memo to come out,” he said.

The chairman said to Wallace that the memo answers legitimate questions that he and others have about how the FBI operated during the 2016 political cycle.

Democrats have accused Nunes of using the memo to undermine the reputation of the FBI, but Gowdy said he would not be part of an unfair attack on the bureau.

“I think you’ll be surprised. It is not a hit piece on the department and the FBI. I would not have participated in it if that’s what it was.”

 

 

Neil W. McCabe is a Washington-based political journalist and editor. Before joining Big League Politics, he was the Capitol Hill correspondent for Breitbart News, where he also led Breitbart's political polling operation and wrote up the Breitbart-Gravis polls. McCabe's other positions include the One America News DC Bureau Chief, a senior reporter at Human Events and a staff reporter at The Pilot, Boston's Catholic paper. McCabe also was the editor of The Somerville News, The (North Cambridge, Mass.) Alewife and served as an Army combat historian in Iraq. His 2013 e-book The Unfriendly Skies examined how the American airline industry went from deregulation in the late 1970s to come full circle to the highly-regulated, highly-taxed industry it is today.

 

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More than 2300 Alleged Pedophiles Arrested Nationwide; MSM Silent

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Last week, the Department of Justice released a statement detailing the arrests of an thousands of pedophiles in a nationwide sweep that lasted for three months.

“The Department of Justice today announced the arrest of more than 2,300 suspected online child sex offenders during a three-month, nationwide, operation conducted by Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces,” the release says. “The task forces identified 195 offenders who either produced child pornography or committed child sexual abuse, and 383 children who suffered recent, ongoing, or historical sexual abuse or production of child pornography.”

Despite the massively successful operation, press coverage has been noticeably thin. A search for the generic term “pedophile” on the websites for CNN, NBC, and CBS turns up a grand total of zero results on the story, despite the fact that it has been nearly a week since DOJ’s announcement.

“The 61 ICAC task forces, located in all 50 states and comprised of more than 4,500 federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies, led the coordinated operation known as “Broken Heart” during the months of March, April, and May 2018,” the release says. “During the course of the operation, the task forces investigated more than 25,200 complaints of technology-facilitated crimes against children and delivered more than 3,700 presentations on Internet safety to over 390,000 youth and adults.”

Why would the mainstream press be reluctant to report on such a resounding achievement?

“No child should ever have to endure sexual abuse,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said. “And yet, in recent years, certain forms of modern technology have facilitated the spread of child pornography and created greater incentives for its production. We at the Department of Justice are determined to strike back against these repugnant crimes.”

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Nielsen: 10,000 of 12,000 Detained Kids Came WITHOUT Their Parents

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Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen revealed Monday that 10,000 of the 12,000 children detained at the border came to the border without parents with him, smacking down the mainstream media narrative that the Trump administration is tearing many families apart out of callous disregard for illegal immigrants.

The illegal immigrant child-detention program that was criticized during the Obama administration is a policy that President Donald Trump is trying to end, pressuring Democrats to get on board with an immigration bill that funds his Wall and creates merit-based immigration among other policy planks.

People were impressed:

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It is also important to note that Border Patrol separates children from adults if they suspect the children are not actually related to the adults. Why? Because human trafficking is a persistent problem and cartels and other smugglers try to use kids to get more people across the border — or they try to sell the kids into human slavery.

We reported:

San Diego’s chief Border Patrol agent Rodney Scott said Monday that the Border Patrol separates children from the adults they are with if there are concerns that the kids are being human-trafficked.
Scott revealed that oftentimes traffickers “recycle” children in order to get illegal alien grown-ups over the Southern border into the United States.

“OOPS! A media outlet slipped & printed the truth today!,” Ann Coulter declared, showing people that the media is not being forthright and truthful when reporting on the supposed border separation program.

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Border Patrol Agent: We Separate Kids If They Are Being Human-Trafficked

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San Diego’s chief Border Patrol agent Rodney Scott said Monday that the Border Patrol separates children from the adults they are with if there are concerns that the kids are being human-trafficked.

Scott revealed that oftentimes traffickers “recycle” children in order to get illegal alien grown-ups over the Southern border into the United States.

“OOPS! A media outlet slipped & printed the truth today!,” Ann Coulter declared, showing people that the media is not being forthright and truthful when reporting on the supposed border separation program.

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