DOJ caves and issues warrant for FBI to access Clinton emails on Weiner’s computer

When all is said and done, James Comey may one day be labeled as a man who tried to do right in a bureaucracy of corruption and extortion.  And by this, one simply has to look at his press conference back in July where although he didn’t file an indictment on Hillary Clinton, he made sure the public understood that she had committed crimes under the Espionage Act.

But now it appears that riding the fence of trying to follow justice to the best of one’s ability while having to live under the Damocles Sword of a Clinton machine that envelopes every kernel of government is no longer an option, and late last week FBI Director Comey finally took a stand.

As we detailed earlier, in a stunning development moments ago Jason Chaffetz tweeted that the FBI’s probe into Hillary Clinton emails has been reopened: saying that “The FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation.”

FBI Dir just informed me, “The FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation.” Case reopened

After being briefed by his investigative team, Comey “agreed that the FBI should take appropriate investigative steps designed to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to asses their importance to our investigation.” Comey said he could not predict how long it would take the bureau to assess whether the new emails are “significant.”

Moments later, NBC News reported that the agency was reopening the investigation and shared a letter from FBI director James Comey informing key lawmakers of the investigation.. .
“In connection with an unrelated case, the FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation,” Comey wrote.

“I am writing to inform you that the investigative team briefed me on this yesterday, and I agreed that the FBI should take appropriate investigative steps designed to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information,” Comey wrote

— Zerohedge

Of course the Clinton machine immediately expressed outrage at this, and concocted every type of excuse as for why the re-opening of the case against Hillary should never have been made public.  And in fact, the most ignorant Attorney General Loretta Lynch had the audacity to come out publicly and say that this is unprecedented in the annals of the Department of Justice so close to an election.

But sadly, and the reason I point towards Lynch’s ignorance, is that 20 some odd years ago the same Department of Justice announced just four days before a Presidential election the indictment of Casper Weinberger, which ironically hurt the incumbent George H. Walker Bush and aided Bill Clinton.

Yet even with the recognition that the lawful confiscation of Anthony Weiners computers appeared to contain thousands of emails tied to Huma Abedin and Hillary Clinton that may not have been handed over during the original investigation, without a warrant these emails could not be both read, or used as evidence against Hillary.  But there was indeed legal precedent for seeking a warrant to access these emails since they fall under the guise of EXEGENT discovery.

This I believe is the reason for James Comey publicly sending a letter to Congress informing them of the information, and that the FBI was re-opening the case.  Because as we know from the first investigation, Loretta Lynch’s long ties with the Clinton’s were the probable reasons why an indictment, and in the case over the weekend why a warrant, were not issued from the DOJ prior to late this afternoon.

By putting the Attorney General’s back up against the wall by bringing Congress in on the investigation, it assured that a warrant to access Huma’s email located on the Weiner joint computer would be issued.

And sure enough, it just was.

Over the past several months, scuttlebutt from within the FBI has had many long-time agents seething on how Hillary Clinton was let off without an indictment, and per some sources may have been the ones leaking information to the press, to Wikileaks, or other media outlets.  And in an interesting article published just today by Daily Mail, a large number of agents had apparently stopped communicating with Director Comey, and many had even put in their resignations because of how Hillary Clinton was treated.

James Comey’s decision to revive the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email server and her handling of classified material came after he could no longer resist mounting pressure by mutinous agents in the FBI, including some of his top deputies, according to a source close to the embattled FBI director.

’Some people, including department heads, stopped talking to Jim, and even ignored his greetings when they passed him in the hall,’ said the source. ‘They felt that he betrayed them and brought disgrace on the bureau by letting Hillary off with a slap on the wrist.’

According to the source, Comey fretted over the problem for months and discussed it at great length with his wife, Patrice.

He told his wife that he was depressed by the stack of resignation letters piling up on his desk from disaffected agents. The letters reminded him every day that morale in the FBI had hit rock bottom.

— Daily Mail

Like him or not, it appears that FBI Director James Comey did have a shred of a conscience, and chose to take one of the boldest steps one could ever do in the face of scrutiny, lack of support, and perhaps even the threat of death.  And while the Democrats whine and moan and shriek how it was either the Republicans, or the Russians, or some alien agenda that forced this investigation to re-open, the fact of the matter is everything done over the past 72 hours to re-open the case against Hillary Clinton was done correctly, and now it is up to the voters in nine days to decide whether they want to see this trial go all the way to its bitter end.

7 comments

  1. Perhaps the Deep State recognise that Her Royal Highness is a lost cause and decided to focus its energy on the other candidate.

    1. It’s BS. As I noted in the article, the DOJ back in 1992 publicly indicted Casper Weinberger, who was part of GHW Bush’s administration, just four days before the election.

      And Bill Clinton got the advantage of it.

      And lastly, a Federal indictment is NOT public official affecting an election… it is a Federal govt agency announcing an activity.

      The Dems and liberals are screaming at Comey, but the reality is it is the FBI investigating Hillary, not simply ‘Comey’.

      1. Hatch Act screaming from the people who’ve politicized just about the entire federal bureaucracy and turned the United States Naval War College into an anti-NSA critics in Congress, #NeverTrump troll farm because ‘trust us’ the profs are posting all the smears of Trump and insults of his taxpaying voters on their own, rather than DoD time. That’s rich.

        http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2016/07/29/u-s-naval-war-college-wont-discipline-professor-tom-nichols-blasting-trump-violation-guidelines/

  2. Ken,

    Saker believe it is an internal fight breaking out into the open.

    Check out the latest Solari Report by Saker:

    ‘Saker: Yes, but I would slightly rephrase it. One very interesting analyst in Russia, called
    Ishchenko, has offered a theory, which I think I endorse. It’s that there is a huge fight
    happening inside the United States right now between two factions. One faction wants to
    sacrifice the US for the sake of the empire, and the second faction wants to sacrifice the
    empire for the sake of the United States.
    C. Austin Fitts: Right.
    Saker: The first faction who wants to sacrifice the US for the sake of the empire –the
    neocons and everything that surrounds them – and the second faction, according to
    Ishchenko, and I’m not saying that for a fact is true, but he thinks – and I find that theory at
    least plausible – is that that is the power base of Trump.
    If that’s what is happening, we probably see that struggle already taking place in Syria
    because the US has basically two options there: Either withdraw and let go, or double down.
    C. Austin Fitts: Right.
    Saker: That’s the risk. Do you double down at any cost, or do you realize, “This is not
    viable; I need to get a negotiated settlement.” I think that is what is taking place there.
    C. Austin Fitts: Are you saying that the neocons are the faction behind Trump?
    Saker: No, the opposite. I’m saying that the neocons are the faction that wants to sacrifice
    the US for the sake of the empire and wants the empire at all costs, whereas the Trump
    people in that hypothesis, would be those who say, “Forget the empire; let’s save the United
    States.”
    C. Austin Fitts: Right.
    Saker: And these are the people who would favor a negotiated solution pretty much
    everywhere. They realize that they cannot hold onto the empire, so the smartest thing to do
    when you come to that realization is, what you call in Russia, ‘bringing down while stepping
    on the brakes’ which is a controlled deconstruction of the empire – be it the Ukraine, Syria,
    or the economy or China, etc.
    Negotiate and find some kind of way to make a compromise. That would be the way to save
    the United States. The neocon solutions are crazy, which is double down everywhere, and if
    nothing works, use as much force as needed.

    https://solari.com/00archive/web/solarireports/2016/sr20160929_1.pdf

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