Congressman Darrell Issa insists that the Clintons are NOT off the hot-seat and that Congress will certainly continue to investigate the Clinton Crime Family.
For example, Issa recalled that the Congress sent a letter to the Obama Department of Justice demanding that a grand jury be convened to investigate Lois Lerner and the ODoJ simply blew them off. Donald Trump’s new AG, Jeff Sessions, isn’t likely to take that attitude and I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see a number of grand juries emplaneled.
Here’s Issa will a full rundown.
With reference to Trump’s comment where he seems to be backing off his campaign promise to put Hillary in jail, Issa had this to say.
“I think it’s important that the president … get out of the business of prosecuting. But at the same time, he’s appointed, or proposed appointing an attorney general who has a long record of doing his job.
“And so when we look at Jeff Sessions, in concert with FBI and other organizations, they need to do their job. And I think that’s where the balance of this next president is going to come, is in reestablishing the independence of the Department of Justice. If he doesn’t do it, Congress certainly will push for that.”
I think, and I certainly hope, Issa is right. Trump has a bigger job to do than just prosecuting the Clintons, he’s got a country that is in a big mess to fix. So far his cabinet nominations and his political appointment list are very encouraging, and one of the most encouraging is Jeff Sessions.
Sen. Sessions is an immigration hardliner and he has no use for the Clintons. As Attorney General he will be in charge of the FBI and it’s he who will make a determination as to whether any “reasonable prosecutor” would charge Hillary over her unauthorized and illegal email server.
In addition to her email problems, her much bigger problem is the Clinton Foundation. Their play-for-pay scam could wrap up not just the whole Clinton family – Hillary, Bill, Chelsea, and Chelsea’s insider-trader husband – but most of her top echelon of advisors. John Podesta, Huma Abedin, and Cheryl Mills, among others, must be shaking in their boots right now.
If Sessions empanels grand juries to investigate I think you’re going to see people like Lois Lerner rolling over on everybody she can. Certainly the Clinton inner-circle isn’t likely to keep their mouths shut now that the heads of the Crime Family are out of power.
I’m really looking forward to the next few years. It could be fun.
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