Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke at an Armenian Bar Association gathering Thursday night, where dropped bombshell information related to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) handling of the Russian “collusion” probe.
“The FBI disclosed classified evidence about the investigation to ranking legislators and their staffers,” he said. “Someone selectively leaked details to the news media.”
And there you have it. The Deputy Attorney General admitted that the FBI illegally leaked classified intel to lawmakers, which then ended up in the hands of the press. The goal was obvious – burn President Donald J. Trump in the court of public opinion.
When Trump was criticizing the FBI brass over its handling of the probe, the fake news media attacked him, attempting to make him look like he was subverting the rule of law. As it turns out, Trump was right all along. The feds were, indeed, working against him.
Rosenstein also criticized the Obama administration’s handling of the investigation.
“Some critical decisions about the Russia investigation were made before I got there,” Rosenstein said. “The previous Administration chose not to publicize the full story about Russian computer hackers and social media trolls, and how they relate to a broader strategy to undermine America.”
So, the previous administration knew that social media trolls were involved in attempts to interfere with American elections. It did nothing to stop such attempts. Instead, it let Trump take the fall, setting him to look like a Russian stooge.
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WATCH: Tucker SLAMS Lindsey Graham For EB5 Visa Giveaway Scheme Amidst Coronavirus Epidemic
Graham wants to use the crisis to boost immigration visas.
Tucker Carlson took South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham to task in a segment on his show Thursday night, blasting the opportunistic Senator for seeking to insert an immigration visa giveaway into upcoming Coronavirus stimulus legislation.
Graham is attempting to enact a raise in the annual level of EB-5 visas. The controversial program allows wealthy foreigners to enter the United States on the basis of supposed investment they make into the economy.
Graham is lobbying President Trump to agree to a massive boost to the program-raising annual EB-5 visa levels from a current total of 10,000 to 75,000. Graham also seeks to lower the threshold of investment for an EB-5 from $900,000 to $450,000.
In a display of tone-deaf politics taken to a new level, the EB-5 program Graham seeks to expand is currently commonly used by wealthy Chinese citizens to purchase American residency and citizenship. Allowing a free path to residency for China’s richest multi-millionaires and billionaires almost certainly would provide the Chinese government a means of entryism into major American institutions and society, in an age where the American public is more distrustful and skeptical of Chinese influence than ever before.
Watch the segment here:
Graham has also gone on record advocating for a bailout of big businesses and private companies, while opposing direct basic income transfers to everyday working American families.
American citizenship is not a mere bauble to be offered for sale in a time of crisis, especially considering the EB-5’s dubious benefits on the American economy. The verification mechanisms for the visa recipients’ investments in American jobs are notoriously weak, to the extent that both major parties agreed to scale back the program last year.
America is a country, not merely an economy. It’s well past time Senator Graham gives up his constant attempt to retcon old globalist policies into President Donald Trump’s administration, especially in times of national emergency.
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