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Who Is Robert Mueller? Louie Gohmert Fills Us In.

 

I think that this is good and necessary background for us all to know. This is from “The Hugh Hewitt Show” last Friday. Rose Tennent is filling in for Hugh and interviews Rep. Louie Gohmert. I am struck by the recusal of AG John Ashcroft. It seems Comey and Rosenstein are playing from the same playbook. Gohmert is initially talking about how Patrick Fitzgerald was selected during Bush’s tenure.

Here’s the audio link for this short excerpt (you don’t have to join Dropbox to listen to it):

And so he [Comey] convinces John Ashcroft to recuse himself that gives him the power to choose his close friend [Patrick Fitzgerald] and godfather of his child and then the day that he took office not only did Fitzgerald know, but Comey surely also knew, that Richard Armitage was the one who leaked. There was no need for an investigation yet they colluded and spent millions and millions of dollars to investigate what they knew was already solved.

So, we’re not dealing with honest people here. We’re dealing with dishonest, manipulative people and I know that people keep saying, “Gee, you know, I trust Mueller. He’s an impeccable character…” He is not. He’s dirty. He is mean. He is vindictive. He did more damage to the rank and file of the FBI than any FBI director in history, including J. Edgar Hoover. He created a program that forced thousands and thousands of years of experience out of the FBI. Why? Because his ego could not allow anyone to be in the FBI with more experience than him, that might make a suggestion that would question some of the stupid decisions he made

And the whole interview is here. I hope some of you can listen to this. I don’t have all morning to transcribe the whole thing so I hope that some of you can do so for short sections in the comments below — for the items that interest you.

I put up a post on Mueller the other day because I thought that Mueller leaked the notion that he might look into the obstruction of justice lie about Trump and that he did this to keep his job. At 8:51 in the whole interview, Gohmert confirms this suspicion to me:

It was leaked that he was going to be investigating obstruction of justice of Trump so that Trump could not fire him. A lot of us were demanding that Mueller be fired. He knew should have recused himself, he was not honest about it. Comey was not honest about it. The only way he could be sure that he could not be fired without just an absolute firestorm would be if he leaked through the others that Comey was colluding with, that he was investigating now the president for obstruction of justice. And that would save his job for him.

Gohmert then goes into some background on Mueller and it is not pretty.

This is devastating and we need to get some adults involved here and soon.

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  1. Profile photo of Judge Mental Member

    Explosive stuff. As I said on the other thread, I think Trump needs to start publicizing this. 110 million social media followers. You know the media won’t want to cover it, but Trump’s twitter can make them.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 9:11 am
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    Larry Koler Post author

    Judge Mental (View Comment):
    Explosive stuff. As I said on the other thread, I think Trump needs to start publicizing this. 110 million social media followers. You know the media won’t want to cover it, but Trump’s twitter can make them.

    Good idea. I would love to be a fly on the wall at the WH when these things are being discussed.

    • #2
    • June 18, 2017 at 9:29 am
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  3. Profile photo of TempTime Member

    Thanks, Larry for bringing this to our attention. Personally, I recall reading a story long ago (don’t recall the specifics), and haven’t trusted him sense (not that my trust matters), but it makes me wonder: As I am not the most “in the know” person in the country, if I know, how can others not know? And, if they do know, what the heck were they thinking when they made the decision to involve this fella in anything that requires some integrity?

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    • June 18, 2017 at 9:52 am
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    ST

    Loves me some Louie Gohmert. Expect that he is too honest to lead the House republicans.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 10:07 am
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    TempTime (View Comment):
    Thanks, Larry for bringing this to our attention. Personally, I recall reading a story long ago (don’t recall the specifics), and haven’t trusted him sense (not that my trust matters), but it makes me wonder: As I am not the most “in the know” person in the country, if I know, how can others not know? And, if they do know, what the heck were they thinking when they made the decision to involve this fella in anything that requires some integrity?

    Yes, the adults aren’t acting like adults. The ones on the right who oppose Trump do so at the peril of the country — and they don’t care. They have higher principles, after all.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 10:11 am
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    ST (View Comment):
    Loves me some Louie Gohmert. Expect that he is too honest to lead the House republicans.

    Wow, now there’s an idea. Get rid of the time servers who get rich in “service” to our country.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 10:11 am
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    That interview is terrifying!

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    • June 18, 2017 at 10:34 am
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    NigelT (View Comment):
    That interview is terrifying!

    Yes, and as usual with smoking guns that benefit the right it will be ignored by the media and most of the conservative media (who are afraid of the NT elites).

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    • June 18, 2017 at 10:43 am
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    How the investigation is being staffed is another indication of the intent. With democrat donors, even Clinton Foundation people, and easily verifiable partisan democrats; This investigation has zero possibility of fairness and zero credibility.

    If Trump is impeached on Trumped up (if you’ll excuse the pun) charges, that’ll be the end of American democracy, as Impeachment will become a tool to overturn election results that 1 party doesnt like…

    In other threads over the past few days, there has been discussions of democrat violence, which began before the election with Robert Creamer organizing anti-Trump counter demonstrations at Trump rallies in the hopes of provoking violence. He speaks quite openly about it on hidden camera footage captured by Project Veritas.

    The NYT recently smeared Sarah Palin with right wing violence allegations over the Gabby Giffords shooting. (the NYT deserves to be sued over this article) Claiming that there is a clear pattern of violence from republicans – hogwash. There is a clear pattern of violence from democrats. Pointing too:

    Charles Hodgkinson -> Floyd Corkins -> Daniel McGowin -> Jeff Leurs -> Kathy Boudin, Judith Clark, David Gilbert -> Clayton Van Lydegraf -> Bill Ayeres

    Not to mention the organizations:

    SPLC, BLM, SDS, Weather Underground, Earth First, ELF …

    There has been a leftist campaign of violence on going for decades. This doesnt even touch on unions – the political violence a union uses is just accepted as normal. My Aunt worked for the government for many years, administrating Unemployment benefits, and as a manager, she had to cross the picket lines when there was a strike. The people she worked with would spit on her, punch and kick, swear and curse her. If the RCMP hadnt been there every day to escort them in and out of work – no telling how things would have gone… Then after the strike, they wondered why she wouldn’t engage them at the water cooler anymore; they expected that they could do all of this to her, and she’d just shrug it off and understand. (Personally, I would have also been giving them all negative evaluations to stagnate or end their careers… but then maybe I am a prick.) And these are pampered office workers not Teamsters.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 11:51 am
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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    How the investigation is being staffed is another indication of the intent. With democrat donors, even Clinton Foundation people, and easily verifiable partisan democrats; This investigation has zero possibility of fairness and zero credibility.

    I think this is a deliberate provocation. Mueller is daring Trump to fire him, perhaps hoping that that will do more damage than anything he can uncover.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 12:02 pm
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    Larry Koler (View Comment):

    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    How the investigation is being staffed is another indication of the intent. With democrat donors, even Clinton Foundation people, and easily verifiable partisan democrats; This investigation has zero possibility of fairness and zero credibility.

    I think this is a deliberate provocation. Mueller is daring Trump to fire him, perhaps hoping that that will do more damage than anything he can uncover.

    The house sub committee should do it.

    This looks like the media, the conviction of Trump is so important, that even the appearance of fairness should be sacrificed.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 12:07 pm
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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    If Trump is impeached on Trumped up (if you’ll excuse the pun) charges, that’ll be the end of American democracy, as Impeachment will become a tool to overturn election results that 1 party doesnt like…

    It’s clearly not just 1 party involved in this. Comey and Mueller are members of a clique and seem to like the Dems better but it’s not clear that they would admit it and move all the way into the leftist realm. They are mostly wreckers.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 12:47 pm
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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    In other threads over the past few days, there has been discussions of democrat violence, which began before the election with Robert Creamer organizing anti-Trump counter demonstrations at Trump rallies in the hopes of provoking violence. He speaks quite openly about it on hidden camera footage captured by Project Veritas.

    Yes, where is that investigation? Can’t the FBI be tasked with worthwhile endeavors?

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    • June 18, 2017 at 12:48 pm
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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    The NYT recently smeared Sarah Palin with right wing violence allegations over the Gabby Giffords shooting. (the NYT deserves to be sued over this article) Claiming that there is a clear pattern of violence from republicans – hogwash. There is a clear pattern of violence from democrats. Pointing too:

    Charles Hodgkinson -> Floyd Corkins -> Daniel McGowin -> Jeff Leurs -> Kathy Boudin, Judith Clark, David Gilbert -> Clayton Van Lydegraf -> Bill Ayeres

    Not to mention the organizations:

    SPLC, BLM, SDS, Weather Underground, Earth First, ELF …

    There has been a leftist campaign of violence on going for decades. This doesnt even touch on unions – the political violence a union uses is just accepted as normal. My Aunt worked for the government for many years, administrating Unemployment benefits, and as a manager, she had to cross the picket lines when there was a strike. The people she worked with would spit on her, punch and kick, swear and curse her. If the RCMP hadnt been there every day to escort them in and out of work – no telling how things would have gone… Then after the strike, they wondered why she wouldn’t engage them at the water cooler anymore; they expected that they could do all of this to her, and she’d just shrug it off and understand. (Personally, I would have also been giving them all negative evaluations to stagnate or end their careers… but then maybe I am a prick.) And these are pampered office workers not Teamsters.

    It’s all too disgusting and it’s only allowed because the media is so heavily run by anti-American leftists.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 12:51 pm
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    Larry Koler (View Comment):

    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    If Trump is impeached on Trumped up (if you’ll excuse the pun) charges, that’ll be the end of American democracy, as Impeachment will become a tool to overturn election results that 1 party doesnt like…

    It’s clearly not just 1 party involved in this. Comey and Mueller are members of a clique and seem to like the Dems better but it’s not clear that they would admit it and move all the way into the leftist realm. They are mostly wreckers.

    It is one party. If you view it as insider vs outer. Democrat vs Republican seems only to be labels to brand an agenda to voters. (both have variants of the same agenda) Which is why nothing changes from Clinton to Bush to Obama their is continuity of the agenda. Its only when you get an outsider elected like Reagan (who was far more insider than Trump is) do you get a disruption of the agenda and government can innovate.

    Reagan as a former governor understood the functioning of government far better than Trump does. Reagan got his people into place through out government quite quickly. Trump seems to think that hold-overs from the previous administration will be so grateful to keep their jobs that they’ll follow orders and undo the agenda that they believe in. He doesn’t understand these people – they’re not in it for the job, they’re in it for the policy.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 1:29 pm
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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    It is one party. If you view it as insider vs outer.

    Agreed — at this point in history the lines are drawn. 1 party for Trump, the other party against.

    All Trump has is himself, a few others and the voters.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 1:31 pm
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    Larry Koler (View Comment):

    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    In other threads over the past few days, there has been discussions of democrat violence, which began before the election with Robert Creamer organizing anti-Trump counter demonstrations at Trump rallies in the hopes of provoking violence. He speaks quite openly about it on hidden camera footage captured by Project Veritas.

    Yes, where is that investigation? Can’t the FBI be tasked with worthwhile endeavors?

    Yes, where is the investigations of the democrat machines in cities across America? Chicago? Homan Square? Kickbacks, fraud, voter intimidation and election fraud? All of these “Confederate Cities” should be investigated and wrong doers should be put away.

    But thats actual real law enforcement, thats not for the government, they enforce not obey.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 1:35 pm
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    Larry Koler:

    …Comey surely also knew, that Richard Armitage was the one who leaked.

    Then why was Scooter Libby charged? Because he was more pro-war than Armitage?

    Ashcroft?

    Qatar just paid Ashcroft, or his law firm, $2.5 million to … say something good about them, I guess. “Qatar give Bill Clinton a $1 million ‘present’ for his birthday, and was one of the biggest foreign ‘donors’ of the Clinton Foundation even when Hillary was still at the State Department … and was never once accused of sponsoring terrorism.”

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    • June 18, 2017 at 1:39 pm
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    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    Larry Koler:

    …Comey surely also knew, that Richard Armitage was the one who leaked.

    Then why was Scooter Libby charged? Because he was more pro-war than Armitage?

    Because of his close association with VP Cheney.

    Ashcroft?

    Qatar just paid Ashcroft, or his law firm, $2.5 million to … say something good about them, I guess. “Qatar give Bill Clinton a $1 million ‘present’ for his birthday, and was one of the biggest foreign ‘donors’ of the Clinton Foundation even when Hillary was still at the State Department … and was never once accused of sponsoring terrorism.”

    Interesting and disturbing but not evidence that he wanted Bush or Cheney damaged.

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    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):
    Then why was Scooter Libby charged? Because he was more pro-war than Armitage?

    Andrew Klavan recently talked about this on his podcast. He thought this entire affair had been to protect the reputation of the New York Times. (A former newspaper) because they had published a false editorial and had been caught out by Robert Novak. (who leaked the name in his article) Scooter Libby was charged because he had a different recollection of a phone conversation that he had with Tim Russert, a few years after it took place. (there are no tapes to verify either recollection) So he became the scapegoat.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 2:18 pm
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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):

    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):
    Then why was Scooter Libby charged? Because he was more pro-war than Armitage?

    Andrew Klavan recently talked about this on his podcast. He thought this entire affair had been to protect the reputation of the New York Times. (A former newspaper) because they had published a false editorial and had been caught out by Robert Novak. (who leaked the name in his article) Scooter Libby was charged because he had a different recollection of a phone conversation that he had with Tim Russert, a few years after it took place. (there are no tapes to verify either recollection) So he became the scapegoat.

    Wow — now that is really sickening. An interesting insight into the government-media complex.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 2:23 pm
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    Mueller is loading up Justice to take Trump down. This is starting to look like a Coup plot. I thought Trump would be crazy to fire him. He should fire all of them but needs to do so with skill and advice from any adults who are still around and perhaps begin an investigation of all of them.

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    I Walton (View Comment):
    Mueller is loading up Justice to take Trump down. This is starting to look like a Coup plot. I thought Trump would be crazy to fire him. He should fire all of them but needs to do so with skill and advice from any adults who are still around and perhaps begin an investigation of all of them.

    Yes, and do all the firings on Saturday night, right? That’s my recommendation.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 4:29 pm
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    Larry Koler (View Comment):
    Good idea. I would love to be a fly on the wall at the WH when these things are being discussed.

    After listening to the interview I’m sickened. How in the world can Trump fight these guys?

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    • June 18, 2017 at 5:14 pm
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    Goldwaterwoman (View Comment):

    Larry Koler (View Comment):
    Good idea. I would love to be a fly on the wall at the WH when these things are being discussed.

    After listening to the interview I’m sickened. How in the world can Trump fight these guys?

    Well, the alligators in the swamp look formidable until you drain it.

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    • June 18, 2017 at 5:52 pm
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    Larry Koler (View Comment):
    Well, the alligators in the swamp look formidable until you drain it.

    Even out of water, an alligator is pretty freaking formidable. (well except maybe in a race)

    The sad thing is, Trump made almost no attempt to drain the swamp on Jan 20, when he had the chance. He should’ve told all the Obama people, that as of 5pm that date, you’re done. and had them all walked out of the buildings they where working in. That would’ve put some pressure on congress to hurry up the nomination process.

    Since he’s too slow in picking people for a lot of these deep state jobs, he could have delegated a lot of that to the secretaries. Have the AG for example, pick US attorneys. Allow the DNI and NSC make staffing discussions in the respective departments.

    Crying over spilled milk (or leaked documents) at this point.

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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    How the investigation is being staffed is another indication of the intent. With democrat donors, even Clinton Foundation people, and easily verifiable partisan democrats; This investigation has zero possibility of fairness and zero credibility.

    If Trump is impeached on Trumped up (if you’ll excuse the pun) charges, that’ll be the end of American democracy, as Impeachment will become a tool to overturn election results that 1 party doesnt like…

    In other threads over the past few days, there has been discussions of democrat violence, which began before the election with Robert Creamer organizing anti-Trump counter demonstrations at Trump rallies in the hopes of provoking violence. He speaks quite openly about it on hidden camera footage captured by Project Veritas.

    The NYT recently smeared Sarah Palin with right wing violence allegations over the Gabby Giffords shooting. (the NYT deserves to be sued over this article) Claiming that there is a clear pattern of violence from republicans – hogwash. There is a clear pattern of violence from democrats. Pointing too:

    Charles Hodgkinson -> Floyd Corkins -> Daniel McGowin -> Jeff Leurs -> Kathy Boudin, Judith Clark, David Gilbert -> Clayton Van Lydegraf -> Bill Ayeres

    Not to mention the organizations:

    SPLC, BLM, SDS, Weather Underground, Earth First, ELF …

    There has been a leftist campaign of violence on going for decades. This doesnt even touch on unions – the political violence a union uses is just accepted as normal. My Aunt worked for the government for many years, administrating Unemployment benefits, and as a manager, she had to cross the picket lines when there was a strike. The people she worked with would spit on her, punch and kick, swear and curse her. If the RCMP hadnt been there every day to escort them in and out of work – no telling how things would have gone… Then after the strike, they wondered why she wouldn’t engage them at the water cooler anymore; they expected that they could do all of this to her, and she’d just shrug it off and understand. (Personally, I would have also been giving them all negative evaluations to stagnate or end their careers… but then maybe I am a prick.) And these are pampered office workers not Teamsters.

    Office workers????? Are you kidding?

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    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    Larry Koler:

    …Comey surely also knew, that Richard Armitage was the one who leaked.

    Then why was Scooter Libby charged? Because he was more pro-war than Armitage?

    Ashcroft?

    Qatar just paid Ashcroft, or his law firm, $2.5 million to … say something good about them, I guess. “Qatar give Bill Clinton a $1 million ‘present’ for his birthday, and was one of the biggest foreign ‘donors’ of the Clinton Foundation even when Hillary was still at the State Department … and was never once accused of sponsoring terrorism.”

    You couldn’t think this story up in your wildest dreams – Divine Intervention needed…

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    OccupantCDN (View Comment):

    Larry Koler (View Comment):

    OccupantCDN (View Comment):
    How the investigation is being staffed is another indication of the intent. With democrat donors, even Clinton Foundation people, and easily verifiable partisan democrats; This investigation has zero possibility of fairness and zero credibility.

    I think this is a deliberate provocation. Mueller is daring Trump to fire him, perhaps hoping that that will do more damage than anything he can uncover.

    The house sub committee should do it.

    This looks like the media, the conviction of Trump is so important, that even the appearance of fairness should be sacrificed.

    Every day Mueller keeps his special counsel position, my contempt for congressional Republicans grows. If they lack the courage to fire Mueller, I guess Trump will have to do it himself. It’s a damn shame how much cowardice we find in DC.

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    Maybe Mattis can surround all these lawyers with some Rangers and arrest them all for treason. Locked up without bail or Facebook.

    Extreme but extremely funny.

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