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We are supposed to be shocked, shocked! We should be, but at the cynical purveyors of another story spun to deflect from full force electoral pressure on the House and Senate RepubliCan’t Conferences. Shame on Katie Pavlich at Townhall for playing their game in “Wait, That’s How the FBI Labeled the Attempted Assassination of Republicans on a Baseball Field?” The FBI willfully, falsely categorized the 2017 leftist premeditated mass-assassination attempt, targeting Republican senators and congressmen, as “suicide by cop.” J. Edgar’s boys continued their corrupt culture by brazenly ignoring left-wing deadly political violence, part of cooking their books against the forgotten Americans, against whose champions the FBI was already in full seek-and-destroy mode in 2017. So, we should be outraged.
If you read past the headlines and tweets, you find a very inconvenient truth. The Congressional RepubliCAN’Ts had this information almost immediately, as the FBI brazenly briefed its lies in November 2017. Calling the FBI on its fraud, on its failure to honestly characterize and so focus resources on actual threats to Republican members of Congress, would have threatened the Russia hoax and RepubliCAN’T leader collusion with Democrats in seeking to undo or at least stifle the forgotten Americans’ electoral command, expressed in their shocking 2016 victory. So, it did not matter that Congressman Scalise was nearly killed and going through a series of surgeries, with a long and painful rehabilitation ahead of him. What mattered was protecting Speaker Lyin’ Ryan as he colluded with Democrats and Mitch and the Gang over in the Senate to defy the American people and bring them back to heel as mere election pawns in the Crony Capitalism game.
How brazen is this bunch? How stupid do they think we are? See for yourself. Here is the relevant passage in the original Politico story, “Lawmakers reveal — and dispute — FBI conclusion about 2017 baseball field shooting,” in which a Republican congressman fesses up to having the facts way back in 2017, when it could have been weaponized for the American people against the Deep State, the Swamp:
Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) revealed the previously undisclosed determination during a hearing of the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday, upbraiding FBI Director Christopher Wray and prompting several colleagues of both parties to pile on. He said FBI agents privately briefed the baseball team on Nov. 16, 2017 to deliver the controversial determination.
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The FBI never publicly disclosed its final conclusions about the June 14, 2017, shooting. In an interim update just a week later, investigators said the gunman had made numerous social media posts supporting left-wing causes and backing candidates like Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), but the bureau also noted that it found no evidence of threats to GOP lawmakers or the baseball team on the gunman’s devices. Wenstrup’s comments are the first public references that the FBI concluded the shooting was a “suicide by cop.”
That day, a lone gunman, James Hodgkinson, unloaded dozens of rounds at GOP lawmakers practicing on an Alexandria, Va., field for the annual congressional baseball game. After asking one lawmaker whether the team was the Republicans or Democrats, Hodgkinson returned to his van — which had been stationed outside the field for weeks — pulled out two firearms and began shooting at the team, narrowly missing Rep. Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) before hitting Scalise in the hip, which nearly led to him bleeding to death on the field. Scalise required multiple surgeries and weeks in the hospital before recovering and returning to Congress.
So. Spare us your false posturing of conveniently belated outrage, Doc Wenstrup. Steve Scalise, stifle yourself. Senator Rand Paul, you were there, so you were presumably in on the FBI briefing. Where was your tweetstorm? Where is the hot video clip where you called out the FBI? You knew. You knew and chose to back Lyin’ Ryan and the whole rotten bunch over the truth, the Constitution, and the American people. Oh, and Katie Pavlich, shame on you for being a willing tool in this game. You included the incriminating Politico paragraph, but gave the current bunch of congressional RepubliCan’ts a complete pass, raising not a single question about the 3-1/2-year delay of this false outrage.