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Does the name K.T. McFarland ring a bell? A woman who served in three administrations, was frequently interviewed on Fox News, suddenly disappeared. She decided to leave the country before her life was completely wiped out. And now she’s written a book to describe this nightmare.
Most of us are aware of the travesty of an investigation against Michael Flynn, which is now being exposed. But K.T. McFarlane was victimized as well when she worked under Michael Flynn, who was then NSA Adviser, as she describes in her new book, Revolution: Trump, Washington and We the People. The FBI decided that she was either involved with the Russian collusion case or tried to entrap her through their interviews of her. McFarland describes their pursuit of her in this way, in an interview with Brian Kilmeade:
‘The FBI showed up at my house unannounced. I was all by myself. They came in and I said, ‘Do I need a lawyer for anything? I have never met with any Russians. I have never dealt with any Russians,’ she explained.
The agents said that while they couldn’t tell her not to get a lawyer, they just wanted a ‘little bit of information’ to help them with the investigation.
‘So, I naively went along with it. The whole time they were setting me up for a perjury trap,’ she told Kilmeade. ‘Because Brian, they seized all of my files, my documents, text messages, cell phones from the period I was in government…They had control of them. They wouldn’t let me have control of them.’
The FBI was relentless in its pursuit of her. They found absolutely nothing. She and her husband finally left the country. She reflected on what had happened during a radio interview:
‘We went to the remotest islands of Scotland,’ she said. ‘And I just tried to think about, ‘what is happening to my country?’
The bureaucrats are in control.
‘They’re a certain group of people who have gotten used to governing and they think it is their divine right,’ she told WMAL. ‘And even if the American voter votes for somebody that wants to get rid of them or change their policies, they feel they have the patriotic duty to overrule election results.
‘And to me, we’re in a very dangerous place.’
If you want a summary of McFarland’s credentials, you’ll find them here:
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K.T. McFarland has returned to the US and is taking her life back, but what were the emotional and financial losses that she endured through this witch hunt? What about Michael Flynn who was entrapped, or George Papadopoulos or Carter Page or all the others connected to the President who were targeted as a way to destroy Donald Trump? What about all the people who lost everything because of the revolting and disreputable actions of these members of the FBI?
I think it’s time that we stop throwing up our arms in exasperation and saying that nothing can or will happen. These government megalomaniacs must pay a price, whether we are talking about prison time, firing, losing their retirement funds, and public condemnation. Are we going to let our government terrorize not only our public representatives, but the people whom they serve? Since many of them not only lied but committed fraud, they must have consequences. I’m counting on John Durham and AG William Barr to finally dole out punishments that take steps to make whole the people who suffered at the hands of these conspirators.
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