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12/09/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/09/2019 09:04

Fox News: FISA abuse — Obama's FBI turned into arm of Hillary Clinton campaign

FISA abuse - Obama's FBI turned into arm of Hillary Clinton campaign
Fox News
Liz Harrington
December 9, 2019

'Soliciting foreigners to dig up dirt to open investigations into a political rival?

'That's not what happened on President Trump's innocent congratulatory phone call with the president of Ukraine. But it is what President Obama did in the summer of 2016 when he turned the Federal Bureau of Investigation into an arm of the Hillary Clinton campaign.

''Damn this feels momentous,' Strzok said when the FBI began probing Hillary Clinton's political rival. 'Because this matters. The other one did, too, but that was to ensure that we didn't F something up. This matters because this MATTERS.'

'Sounds like something Strzok, the FBI's lead Russia investigator, would say. He certainly agreed. A Trump presidency? 'We'll stop it,' Strzok assured Page.

'What we already know: Obama's FBI tried to hide how it was using political dirt paid for by the Hillary campaign to justify its spying. Kevin Clinesmith, a 'Viva la Resistance!' FBI attorney left 'numb' by Hillary's loss, doctored evidence to get the warrant, and the FBI left out exculpatory evidence in favor of Trump aides.

'The FBI also hid the fact that Glen Simpson's Fusion GPS, the firm behind the 'Steele Dossier,' was being paid by Hillary and the DNC to dig up dirt on their political rival, Donald Trump. At the same time, the FBI was also paying Steele as a confidential source.

'They both trafficked in news reports that kicked off the Russia collusion conspiracy theory, which took $32 million and nearly two years to debunk with the Mueller report that found no collusion by the Trump campaign or a single American.

'The FBI was using the same Yahoo story on Carter Page that Hillary's campaign called 'chilling.' How 'chilling' it could be given it was placed by Clinton's own political operatives, remains to be seen.

'It's not as if Carter Page was an unknown entity to the FBI. He had helped the bureau charge three Russians for spying related charges back in 2015. That didn't matter once his name appeared on a list of foreign policy advisors to the Trump campaign. He became a target of anti-Trump operators inside and outside the Obama administration, his civil rights be damned.

'Democrats don't want to acknowledge any of this. Instead, they are holding yet another sham impeachment hearing the same day the inspector general will release its findings…'

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