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(RepublicanWire.org) – Just The News founder John Solomon believes that Special Counsel John Durham is preparing to go after the FBI. Solomon spoke about the special counsel’s investigation into the Trump-Russia witch hunt and what Durham’s next move might be.

Russian-born analyst Igor Danchenko — key source for the unverified Steele dossier that alleged ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia — was arrested by federal agents last year as part of the Durham investigation. Solomon explained that he believes Durham is dealing with “two buckets.”

In one “bucket,” there are the last two indictments against officials who were connected to Hillary Clinton and their plan to feed the FBI false information about Trump-Russia conspiracies. He said the other “bucket” focuses on the FBI and whether agents knowingly mislead the FISA court to obtain warrants to spy on members of Trump’s 2016 campaign.

“But Durham developed really significant evidence that red flags, the stop-now warning signs go all the way back to August when Bruce Orr, in 2016 came to the FBI and said Christopher Steele is dumping a dossier. He hates Trump. He’s hired by Hillary Clinton and most of his information is raw and uncorroborated,” he said.

“A month after the CIA sends a warning to the FBI, this is something John Ratcliffe declassified, saying Hillary Clinton is trying to play a dirty trick on Donald Trump to tie him to Russia to get out of her e-mail thing. All through the fall, they keep a spreadsheet of what’s right and wrong with the Steele dossier. It’s all wrong. Can’t corroborate, they can’t collaborate the information. The FBI never should have started the investigation and I think that’s where John Durham’s investigation is focused right now,” he added.

A jury recently found former Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann not guilty of making a false statement to the FBI in September 2016 when he claimed that he was not working on behalf of any client when he brought information alleging a covert communications channel between the Trump Organization and Russia’s Alfa Bank.

“After a two-week trial, and more than a day of deliberations, the jury found that Special Counsel John Durham’s team had not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Sussmann’s statement was a lie and that he was, in fact, working on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and technology executive Rodney Joffe when he brought two thumb drives and a white paper alleging a Trump-Russia connection,” Fox News reported.

“The jury included one federal government employee who told the judge they donated to Democrats in 2016 and another government employee who told the judge they strongly dislike former President Trump. Both of those jurors told the judge they could be impartial throughout the trial,” the report added. “The jury also included a teacher, an illustrator, a mechanic, and more. One juror had a child who was on the same high school sports team as Sussmann’s child.”

Durham’s investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia witch hunt has been heating up for months, with many wanting Hillary Clinton and her allies held accountable.

Former Attorney General Barr, who served under President Donald Trump, believes Durham has made progress in his investigation and that more damning information may come out soon.

Barr said that Durham has “dug very deep” into the origins of the FBI’s investigation into disproven claims that then-candidate Trump was colluding with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election and has uncovered “good information.”

“I think the question all along … has been that this was a campaign-dirty-trick to get the government to investigate allegations — scurrilous allegations — about Donald Trump and then leak that right before the election,” Barr said. “And so that raises two questions: Was the Clinton campaign developing this false information and feeding it in for that purpose? And what was the FBI’s role in this? It tells me that he [has] dug very deep and he has developed some good information and he thinks he can make a criminal case here.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – On the morning of Oct. 28th, police arrived at the Pelosi home in San Francisco after 2 AM.  They reportedly arrived on a wellness check, not a robbery.  When the door opened the police reportedly saw Paul Pelosi and David DePape.  The police did nothing until DePape allegedly pulled a hammer from the much older Pelosi and allegedly hit Pelosi on the head.

The story is full of holes.  How did DePape get near the house without the cameras, security, police, and motion detectors locating him and stopping him?  How did DePape enter the house without someone notifying the Pelosis?   How did he know to go upstairs to see Paul Pelosi?  Why did Paul Pelosi answer the door and then walk back to his attacker?

For some reason, the camera footage from the house has not been released.  Is this because it doesn’t match the narrative created by the FBI?  Also, where is the camera footage from the police?  Why is this not being released?

We heard that DePape was in the hospital as recently as Monday, along with Paul Pelosi.  What are his injuries?  Why don’t we know? 

The media wasn’t allowed to be at the court hearing where DePape reportedly pled not guilty.   No one has even seen DePape since this incident.

And now this…

ICE officials are not allowed to talk to illegal alien David DePape.  They are being blocked by California officials.

Jon Feere, a former senior advisor, COS, Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE), posted this on his Twitter account on Sunday.

FYI: Sources in ICE tell me that San Francisco is not allowing officers to interview Paul Pelosi’s attacker, David DePape; i.e., Dems and SFPD are siding with the alleged attacker. ICE routinely interviews jailed aliens to determine appropriate next steps, background, etc.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee released a 1,000-page report Friday of potential investigations into how the Biden administration has politicized the Justice Department and the FBI.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, the ranking member of the committee, has been gathering information from FBI and DOJ whistleblowers, detailing allegations of politicized justice under President Joe Biden.

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the stewardship of Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland, is broken,” the GOP report states. “The problem lies not with the majority of front-line agents who serve our country, but with the FBI’s politicized bureaucracy.”

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee say this report is “the first comprehensive accounting of the FBI’s problems to date, which undermine the FBI’s fundamental law-enforcement mission.” 

The report features testimony from whistleblowers who describe FBI leadership in Washington, D.C., as “rotted at its core.” They allege a “systemic culture of unaccountability” and say the bureau is beset by “rampant corruption, manipulation, and abuse.” 

Other allegations suggest that the FBI is actively seeking to “purge” employees with conservative views and those who dissent from “woke” diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. 

Democrats hold a slim majority in the House and most projections have the Republican Party taking the majority and the committee gavels in the next Congress come January. Jordan would be in position to chair the powerful House Judiciary Committee.

(RepublicanWire.org) – MSNBC’s Elise Jordan interviewed a panel of Pittsburgh-area Trump supporters to get their take on January 6 and the exchange did not go as she likely expected.

Unfortunately for Elise, she has no grasp of the facts.

The Trump supporters knew what they were talking about when the subject turned to Jan 6.  When the reporter asked them questions they responded with numerous facts about the events of that day and not the folklore pushed by the media.

Calling the events that day an “insurrection,” Jordan asked about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano reportedly being present in a restricted location. “Is that OK?” she asked. 

After what amounted to a collective shrug, one man wondered, “Which area? Because I saw a video where Capitol officers were taking away barriers and unlocking doors for people.”

“They opened the gates and let them in,” another said.

Surprised, Jordan followed up, “So it shouldn’t be disqualifying for an elected official if they participated in January 6?” 

“He didn’t strike anybody, he didn’t hurt anybody,” a man responded.  

A woman then reminded her that the only person who was killed that day was unarmed Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt. 

“A police officer did die,” she countered. 

The Trump supporters then informed her Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick wasn’t killed that day. 

According to medical examiners, Sicknick died of natural causes (two strokes) the day after, which were not hastened by injury.

Jordan then wanted to know what they made of the day, noting that footage of the riot “was pretty disturbing.” 

“So what do you make though, overall of January 6th?” the MSNBC host asked. “I mean, it was, watching that footage, it was pretty disturbing. I mean there were people throwing excrement at the walls and it was our, you know, it’s the capital.”

“It looked a lot like Antifa’s actions,” one panelist objected.

“Except on a much smaller scale,” another added. “It looked the same as the Black Lives Matter riots.”

“That’s what I saw, the similarities around it…”

“Kenosha burns,” another added.

“But, so it’s okay,” the MSNBC host objected. “Just because, just because one side that disagree with…”

“Anybody who harmed anybody, anybody who caused property destruction, that needs to be dealt with,” a panelist said. “But if you’re there making your voice heard at the People’s House, no less. That’s again, it’s a fundamental constitutional right of an American citizen. And people should not be being held political prisoner because of it.”

“For misdemeanors,” another added. “That’s East Germany.”

“That’s East Germany tactics,” a fellow panelist agreed. “Yeah. That’s what’s scary.”

“It was an actual fiery, but mostly peaceful protest,” a guest said, referring ironically to the BLM riots. “And the other ones that…”

“Was the protest legitimate in your eyes?” the MSNBC reporter asked.

“This administration, I feel like, is using it as their Reichstag fire,” the Trump voter argued. “Yeah, that’s exactly what they’re using it as. ”

In another segment, MSNBC gets into the role President Trump allegedly played on January 6.

“Do you think that President Trump could have quelled the violence that day?” the host asked.

“Not him personally,” one panelist replied.

“No, I don’t think so,” another said.

“It started while he was still speaking,” one woman said. “I was actually there. I was there to see what I thought was going to be the last time I ever saw Trump…”

“So did he tell everybody to go and start rioting?” a fellow panelist asked.

“No,” she responded.

“I didn’t think so,” the woman remarked.

“No. And it actually I stayed for the whole speech, like a ton of people did,” she went on. “And then we all headed to the capitol ’cause he said, Let’s go to the capitol and, and peacefully…”

“Peacefully, a key word,” a woman commented.

“And peacefully make our voices heard,” she said. “We get to the capital, we’re like, What the hell’s going on? ‘Cause it had already happened.”

“I’m pretty sure I saw Democratic operatives instigating people to cross the barrier,” one man said.

The pro-Trump panelist may have been referring to Ray Epps, who was caught in video instigating the rioters, but inexplicably hasn’t been charged.

(RepublicanWire.org) – In a Tucker Carlson exclusive, former Hunter Biden business partner Tony Bobulinski told the Fox News host that he presented evidence to the FBI that the Bidens committed multiple felonies but FBI agent Timothy Thibault, who ran point on the investigation, never followed up with him or his lawyers.

Bobluinski then told Carlson, “If Facebook or Twitter had reached out to me and asked if the email The New York Post published was real, within five minutes if anyone reached out, I would have produced the email.”

Bobulinski was so convinced that what he had on the Bidens would put them both away, that he challenged CNN’s Jake Tapper to bring him in for an hour-long interview. “I’ll come for an interview, I’ll come for an hour, you can be as aggressive as you want to be with me. You can call me a liar, you can attack the facts. The good news is, it’s just not my word against the Bidens. I have thousands of documents, text messages, WhatsApp conversations, recordings of the sitting President of the United States in his own voice and I’d love to have that debate,” Bobulinski told Carlson.

Bobulinski then told Carlson that Joe Biden’s brother called him in the middle of his interview with the FBI on October 23 during the 2020 election. He says the agents then got out of their chairs and left the room but there was no one on the line when he answered. It was the last communication Tony Bobulisnki had with the Biden family.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Special prosecutor John Durham is winding down his probe into the origin of the Trump Russia claims that rocked the country for years with no further charges according to media reports.

Durham could call another grand jury but according to the report, there are currently no plans to do so. Durham and his team are working on finishing a final report by the end of the year.

But Merrick garland will determine if it is released, in what form it is released, and what will be redacted so don’t expect much. In another sign Durham is wrapping it up, one of the lead prosecutors on his team is leaving for a job with a prominent law firm.

Durham and his team used a grand jury in Washington to indict Michael Sussmann, a prominent cybersecurity lawyer with ties to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign.

Sussman was indicted last year on a charge of making a false statement to the FBI at a meeting in which he shared a tip about potential connections between computers associated with Trump and a Kremlin-linked Russian bank.

Sussmann was acquitted of that charge at trial in May.

A grand jury based in the Eastern District of Virginia last year indicted a Russia analyst who had worked with Christopher Steele, a former British spy who was the author of a dossier of rumors and unproven assertions about Trump.

The dossier played no role in the FBI’s decision to begin examining the ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. It was used in an application to obtain a warrant to surveil a Trump campaign associate.

The analyst, Igor Danchenko, who is accused of lying to federal investigators, goes on trial next month in Alexandria, Virginia.

In the third case, Durham’s team negotiated a plea deal with an FBI lawyer whom an inspector general had accused of doctoring an email used in preparation for a wiretap renewal application.

The plea deal resulted in no prison time.

Durham has one case outstanding. From Just the News:

In a bombshell revelation, Special Prosecutor John Durham revealed Tuesday in court filings that the FBI paid a Russian businessman as a confidential human source in the investigation of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign even though it had prior concerns that businessman was tied to Moscow’s intelligence services.

Durham persuaded the federal judge in the upcoming trial of Igor Danchenko to unseal a motion revealing that Danchenko, the primary source of the now-discredited Steele dossier, was paid by the FBI as a confidential human source for more than three years until the fall of 2020 when he was terminated for lying to agents.

Danchenko is charged with five counts of lying to the bureau during that relationship and faces trial next month in federal court in the Virginia suburbs of Washington D.C.

(RepublicanWire.org) – For years, American elites and bureaucrats have strategically skirted accountability and dodged tough questions, but not even a Democrat-controlled Congress has been able to stop Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., from exposing the corruption plaguing U.S. institutions.

Johnson first joined Congress in 2011, but it’s in recent years that he’s become one of the few Republicans willing to take on the tyrannical Covid regime, Big Tech censorship, lack of vetting for Afghanistan refugees, Spygate, and the FBI’s laundry list of malfeasance.

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted last week on an episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” that his company was pressured in October of 2020 by the FBI to throttle so-called Russian disinformation.

In a letter written with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Johnson demanded that both Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray provide the documents and communications that corroborate Zuckerberg’s claims.

“The FBI’s consistent efforts to falsely paint information relating to Biden family misconduct as Russian disinformation continues to draw serious concerns, and those concerns are magnified by the FBI’s consistent failure to answer congressional inquiries,” the Republican duo noted.

“The American people deserve to know whether the FBI used Facebook as part of their alleged plan to discredit information about Hunter Biden,” the senators wrote. “If so, Congress and the American people require clarity with respect to the extent the FBI communicated with Facebook during the 2020 election about Hunter Biden-related information.”

Since Johnson knows the FBI and DOJ are intentionally difficult when it comes to answering requests for more information, he opened the door for whistleblowers within those agencies to come to him with their worries about corruption.

As a result, multiple government employees with concerns about the DOJ and FBI’s conduct shared that their agencies were being unfairly weaponized for partisan reasons. Several whistleblowers also shared their strongly evidenced allegations that the FBI “intentionally undermined efforts to investigate Hunter Biden.”

That news, Johnson pointed out — compounded with Garland, Wray, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s attempts to “intentionally discredit” Johnson and Grassley’s investigations into Hunter Biden’s shady foreign business dealings — does not bode well for either agency’s credibility.

Speaking of Hunter, it was Johnson and Grassley who, despite smears from the corrupt corporate media and a lack of transparency from the DOJ, led the investigation into the president’s son’s financial entanglements with foreign enemies.

Even after an “unnecessary briefing” from the FBI and a subsequent partisan leak that framed Johnson and Grassley as pursuing “Russian disinformation,” the pair continued releasing key receipts and reports showing just how deep the Biden family’s profiteering with overseas oligarchs.

When violent abortion activists took responsibility for the firebombing and vandalism of several pro-life organizations shortly after the Dobbs v. Jackson leak in May, Johnson demanded to know why federal law enforcement and the DOJ hadn’t stepped in.

“There are currently mobs outside of the residences of the Supreme Court Justices appointed by Presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump … and, once again, DOJ, FBI, and DHS have yet to condemn these activities,” Johnson wrote in a scathing letter. “I want to reemphasize that your silence on this abhorrent attack against a pro-life organization is deafening and your continued silence could be construed as a tacit endorsement.”

Johnson was one of the only congressional Republicans who rejected claims that Trump was colluding with Russians to steal the 2016 election. He spent years investigating and documenting the deliberate failures by the FBI and political motivations that fueled Democrats’ two impeachment attempts. He also spent years blasting deceitful intelligence officials for stonewalling Congress on Spygate oversight.

“Had the public known what the FBI knew at that time, it’s hard to imagine public support for continuing the investigation, much less the appointment of a special counsel four months later,” Johnson said.

He was right, which is why the FBI and DOJ allies in the Democrat Party and the corporate media are gunning for Johnson’s Senate seat.

(RepublicanWire.org) – FBI officials obstructed the investigation into Hunter Biden’s laptop prior to the 2020 election by instructing agents not to further examine the laptop, whistleblowers purportedly told Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson.

Federal authorities took the laptop from a Delaware computer repair shop in December 2019 after being alerted to its presence by the store owner. However, whistleblowers said local FBI leadership told employees not to look at the laptop for months and declared the FBI would not further change the election outcome, according to a letter Johnson sent Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz Tuesday.

“These whistleblowers stated that local FBI leadership told employees, ‘you will not look at that Hunter Biden laptop’ and that the FBI is ‘not going to change the outcome of the election again,” Johnson wrote. “Further, these whistleblowers allege that the FBI did not begin to examine the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop until after the 2020 presidential election—potentially a year after the FBI obtained the laptop.”

Johnson recounted asking the FBI in October 2020 what it had done after obtaining the laptop.

“The FBI failed to respond to my questions and I led the call for you to examine whether the FBI took appropriate and necessary investigative steps after receiving Hunter Biden’s laptop,” he said. “Four months later, in February 2021, you informed me that your office would not take any actions that could interfere with an ongoing investigation.”

Johnson argued the whistleblowers’ claims “provide even more evidence of FBI corruption and renew calls for you to take immediate steps to investigate the FBI’s actions regarding the laptop.”

Chris Swecker, Former Assistant FBI Director, went on Fox News and reacted to the allegations, “I think there are multiple whistleblowers, that’s why I find it credible.”

The New York Post published a report weeks before the 2020 presidential election about the emails from the laptop that showed Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings with Ukrainian energy company, Burisma, where he was part of the Board of Directors. Former President Donald Trump’s then-lawyer Rudy Giuliani had given the outlet information about the computer’s hard drive.

If you have ever carried around a card that informs businesses of your right under the ADA not to wear a mask or as an American not to receive a newly-created and barely tested vaccine, the FBI wants you to know that they have nothing better to do than harass you about it. In fact, they say you might end up behind bars.

Sound ridiculous? It is. But our nation’s top law enforcement agency is so concerned that Americans might “misrepresent” their vaccination status at a time when unconstitutional “vaccine passports” are being pushed that the agency tweeted a threat to Americans.

“We’ve all seen friends posting their #COVID19 vaccination cards on social media,” the tweet says. If you make or buy a fake one to misrepresent your vaccination status, you endanger other people and may also be breaking the law.”

The FBI also says that vaccination cards are worthless anyway because they can so easily be faked:

Because individuals may use fake vaccine cards to misrepresent themselves as vaccinated, we strongly encourage businesses, schools, places of worship, and government agencies to follow CDC guidance and continue to maintain social distancing and use personal protective equipment. If you did receive the vaccine, we recommend you do not post photos of your vaccine card to social media websites—your personal information could be stolen to commit fraud. 

The FBI urges Americans to report each other to the government if they suspect a vaccination card may be fake or if they think someone may have one — something that will almost assuredly be used to harass Americans for political purposes.

Currently, Joe Biden and his Democrat cohorts are trying to force Americans to get vaccinated and to compel businesses to require proof of vaccination before a person can go to work, head to the store, or even board a flight. Some states have introduced legislation to protect citizens from this threat.

This is a constitutional crisis many are ignoring — but it may be one of the most potentially harmful we have faced as a nation.