(NewsBreakDaily.org) – New documents regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) handling of the case surrounding Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (R) show it may not have been as aboveboard as Americans should demand of their top cops. It appears a politically-motivated order to keep the
witchhunt investigation going was issued when in-field investigators felt no crime had been committed.
— Devin Nunes (@DevinNunes) April 30, 2020
Apparently it was Peter Strzok who intervened suggesting the 7th Floor (FBI leadership) was interested in keeping the case open.
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) May 1, 2020
Cast of Characters
Michael Flynn — After a 33-year career in the United States Army (USA), which included a stint as the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) during the Barack Obama presidency, he was asked to retire in 2014. During his time as an advisor to then-President-Elect Donald Trump, he came to the attention of the FBI.
Peter Strzok — He was the Chief of the FBI’s Counterespionage Section whose anti-Trump bias is well documented.
Bill Priestap — He succeded Strzok as head of counterespionage and became a central figure. It appears he made handwritten notes on documents that have been construed by some as consideration to force Flynn to lie.
CROSSFIRE RAZOR (CR) was the FBI codename for the Flynn investigation.
It’s no secret the Progressive Liberals have been trying to undo the 2016 defeat of Hillary Clinton at the hands of Donald Trump since before he ever took office. They tried to tie the Trump campaign to alleged Russian interference in the election.
While in Russia, Flynn was seen at dinner with high-ranking officials, and the Democrats took this as proof-positive the fix was in to rig the election. After two years of wasted time and money, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report debunked that theory.
Operation Crossfire Razor
The FBI’s relentless pursuit of Flynn seemingly left him in a position where he had no choice but to plead guilty to a charge of lying to federal officers. Prior to his phone interview, Strzok and other agents used emails to strategize on the best tactics to get him talking.
This is where Priesap’s notes come into the picture. The group’s options included “[…do we] get him to lie, so we can prosecute him or get him fired?” The fact the officers sworn to uphold the Constitution would go into an interview, not an interrogation, with even the slightest thought of forcing someone to perjure himself to gain leverage should be abhorrent to every American.
All this has led Flynn’s defense team to file a motion to dismiss charges because the guilty plea was obtained through “egregious government misconduct.” The battle being waged in the media is, of course, falling along ideological lines. The Leftists are calling it a whole lot of nothing, while the Right is framing it as a miscarriage of justice.
Right now, the man’s immediate future is in the hands of a judge appointed by Bill Clinton… who just happens to be married to the woman who lost the White House.
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