Newly released emails prove that former FBI Director James Comey appears to have lied under oath.
The emails show that Loretta Lynch and agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page all knew that Hillary was not going to be charged before she testified.
Comey testified before Congress that he had not decided to exonerate Hillary until after he interviewed her.
Ironically, Comey just took a position to teach ethics in leadership.
There is also serious reason to believe Loretta Lynch was colluding with Comey and the the FBI on the Hillary Clinton email exoneration.
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch knew well in advance of FBI Director James Comey’s 2016 press conference that he would recommend against charging Hillary, according to information turned over to the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Friday.
The revelation was included in 384 pages of text messages exchanged between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, and it significantly diminishes the credibility of Lynch’s earlier commitment to accept Comey’s recommendation. Lynch made that commitment under the pretense that the two were not coordinating with each other.
One exchange between Strzok and Page, dated July 1, 2016, referenced then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s decision to accept the FBI’s conclusion in the Clinton investigation. Lynch’s announcement came days after it was revealed that the attorney general and former President Bill Clinton had an impromptu meeting aboard her plane in Phoenix.
“Timing looks like hell,” Strzok texted Page.
“Yeah, that is awful timing,” Page agreed. In a later message, she added: “It’s a real profile in couragw [sic], since she knows no charges will be brought.”
And it gets worse…
Comey and Lynch reportedly knew that Clinton would never face charges even before the FBI conducted its three-hour interview with Clinton, which was supposedly meant to gather more information into her mishandling of classified information.
On July 1, 2016, as the Lynch announcement became public, Page texted Strzok:
Page: And yeah, it’s a real profile in courage, since she knows no charges will be brought.
There are other revelations within the text messages. But in the cover letter accompanying them, the FBI notified Congress that many additional text messages are missing.
According to the FBI, its “technical system for retaining text messages sent and received on FBI mobile devices failed to preserve text messages for Strzok and Page from December 14, 2016 to approximately to May 17, 2017.”
Many FBI-provided Samsung 5 mobile devices did not capture or store text messages due to misconfiguration issues related to rollouts, provisioning, and software upgrades that conflicted with the FBI’s collection capabilities. The result was that data that should have been automatically collected and retained for long-term storage and retrieval was not collected.
In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray sent yesterday, the head of the Senate Homeland Security Committee Ron Johnson, a Republican from Wisconsin, called the loss of records “concerning.”
Other texts suggest Strzok and Page intended to subvert rules governing preservation of their discussions about FBI matters. In April of 2016, Page texted:
Page: so look, you say we text on that phone when we talk about Hillary because it can’t be traced…\
In previous text messages produced to the House of Representatives, Strzok and Page discussed needing an “insurance policy” in the event Trump were to become president.
The newest batch of text messages turned over on Friday show that in February of 2016, Page texted Strzok that then-candidate Trump “simply can not [sic]be president.”
There are references to briefing Obama in the texts according to one report. Ex-president Obama even gave the FBI the words for their exoneration statement, including labeling Hillary “extremely careless”.
In addition, we must not forget that Susan Rice admitted last year that she unmasked to give the information to Obama during his daily briefings while he was president.
President Donald Trump went on a Twitter spree late last year.
The tweets were mostly slamming the FBI, and its former director James Comey, whom Trump fired in May.
Trump accused Comey of lying about a conversation the two had in February about Michael Flynn, who was forced to resign as national security adviser in February after news broke that he didn’t disclose contacts with Russia.
It is beginning to look like Trump seems to be ahead of the game with Twitter.
And what about those missing texts that conveniently went missing on the same day Mueller took over as special prosecutor. Coincidence?
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