Justice Dept decides to allow McCabe to skip charges


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The law is for only the little people, and Republicans: Our corrupt Justice Department decided today not to prosecute former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe for lying about his leaks to the media.

And what exactly did McCabe do?

As for the case against McCabe, the 2018 inspector general’s report faulted the former deputy director for leaking information to then-Wall Street Journal reporter Devlin Barrett for an Oct. 30, 2016 story titled “FBI in Internal Feud Over Hillary Clinton Probe.” The story, written just days before the presidential election, focused on the FBI announcing the reopening of the Clinton investigation after finding thousands of her emails on a laptop belonging to former Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner, who was then married to Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

The Journal’s account of the call said a senior Justice Department official expressed displeasure to McCabe that FBI agents were still looking into the Clinton Foundation, and that McCabe had defended the agent’s authority to pursue the issue. That leak confirmed the existence of the probe, the report said, which then-FBI director James Comey had up to that point refused to do.

The report said that McCabe “lacked candor” in a conversation with Comey when he said he had not authorized the disclosure and didn’t know who had done so. The IG also found that he lacked candor when questioned by FBI agents on multiple occasions since that conversation.

Or to put it another way, when questioned he lied.

McCabe was also central to the entire effort at Justice and the FBI to use false FISA authorizations to spy on the Trump campaign — for the Obama administration and the Clinton campaign — and to also create the Russian collusion hoax and put in prison a number of Trump associates, for actions in some cases far less egregious than what McCabe did.

But then, he’s an ally of the Democrats, so obviously he is immune from any law or prosecution. The law only applies to Republicans and ordinary citizens who oppose Democrats. Support Democrats, and you will automatically earn a “Get-out-of-Jail” card that will never expire.

Soon, those ordinary citizens are going to get very sick and tied of this double standard, especially when these Democrats start to use their unearned power to impose overbearing restrictions on their freedoms. At some point, that citizenry is going to say, “If the law doesn’t apply to you, then it doesn’t apply to me!”

At that point society collapses, and we have chaos and anarchy.

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7 comments

  • sippin_bourbon

    All animals are equal.

    But some animals are more equal than others!

  • Phill O

    He has dirt on powerful democrats!

  • mkent

    Robert: You might want to add “Department of” to the front of your current post title. I think many of us would take issue with the title as it currently reads.

  • mkent: Yeah, I noticed that earlier today, but thought it might pass. Your comment convinced me otherwise. It has been fixed.

  • wayne

    McCabe, and a whole bunch of other people, need to be rendered to sunny Cuba, and interrogated until such time as the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, comes out of their weasel mouths.
    (so to speak)

  • Gary

    All of these persons aligned with the Democrat party are interconnected. Much of the attack on those not in their coven is meant as a diversion to misdirect attention from the malfeasance they want to keep hidden. I only hope that when one of them finally is caught beyond rescue, he cracks and brings down the whole rotten mess.

  • Max

    Democrats and their co-conspirators will all hang together or else they will hang separately. Snitches and whistleblowers will be dealt with, and have been dealt with promptly! If you have any official emails or documents, wipe it… With a cloth.

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