As the chief investigative figure in the United States, you shouldn’t get involved in politicals. That was exactly former FBI Director James Comey’s main downfall. He politicized the Department of the FBI.
The FBI is not suppose to take sides. Comey should have never involved himself on the level that he did. Sure he should have investigated Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, Clinton’s private server and email among other crimes of individuals. The problem was, once Comey finished the investigation, she should have turned over the facts to the DOJ and the attorney general and have let them decide. Comey made decisions and was public about it, before the investigation was even finished….and who has a press conference on an investigation of a candidate for a presidential election before the case is resolved?
FBI Director Comey thought he was bigger than he really was.
H/T Conservative Tribune:
“This firing was overdue, and everyone in Washington knows it.”
Fox News host Tucker Carlson wasted little time getting to the root of the matter when he used his show Tuesday to explain why President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey — and he used some some pretty strong words to do it.
During his news segment Tuesday, Carlson summarized Comey’s recent involvement in the presidential election and his activities since the Trump inauguration to build the case for why Comey had to go.
Check it out here. It’s powerful stuff, with a bombshell at the end:
“Comey repeatedly injected himself into political matters the country’s chief investigative figure should stay out of,” Carlson said. “In 2015, for example, he came out against police body cams right after President Obama endorsed them, effectively undermining the president.”
And then came the infamous July 2016 news conference about Hillary Clinton’s emails, when Comey recommended no charges be filed against the former secretary of state.
If that weren’t enough, Comey then announced this spring that the FBI was investigating Russia’s alleged involvement in the 2016 presidential campaign, while refusing to confirm or deny an investigation into anti-Trump leaks that circulated after the election.
Carlson then explained how Comey completely exaggerated the number of classified emails Hilary Clinton aide Huma Abedin forwarded to her husband, former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner during the 2016 presidential campaign.
“She forwarded hundreds and thousands of emails,” Comey said in a Senate hearing. But even CNN reported that the estimate was inaccurate, noting that FBI officials had clarified that the number was actually “far fewer than the amount Comey described.”
Carlson noted that Comey single-handedly turned he FBI into a “key political player.”
Perhaps the most shocking revelation is Carlson’s own experience with Democrat and Republican lawmakers’ off-camera opinions of Comey — and his strongest argument for why the former FBI director had to go.
“He was feared in a way that no appointed bureaucrat should ever be feared in a free society,” Carlson said.
Carlson is right, but I also believe Comey should have revealed to President Trump WHO asked for the “unmasking” of innocent Americans like Michael Flynn, Donald Trump, and others.
Even three former assistant directors of the FBI – James Kallstrom, Bill Gavin and Ron Hosko – agreed with Tucker Carlson, all thought Comey had it coming. All thought Comey sealed his fate after the July 5th press conference, in which he assumed the role of a prosecutor and recommended no charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state.
Kallstrom said Comey “danced with the devil”.
Gavin said, “…the bottom line is when he (Comey) made a prosecutive opinion in an investigative matter he made a mistake.”
Hosko said Comey’s firing was “shocking” but he wasn’t surprised in the least bit.
We’re not going to be surprised when the truth comes out on Susan Rice, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama. And the TRUTH will come out….it’s only a matter of time. You can’t hide behind any immunity deal any more.