Lindsey Graham is getting very vocal about calling for a Special Investigator to look into Hillary and the Obama-era DOJ and FBI to investigate abuses and illegal activities.
Everything from the FISA scandal to email coverup to fake dossiers — Graham says its time to investigate!
We allowed Mueller to investigate President Trump for over two years for things related to Russia and even things not connected to Russia…..so how about we now apply the same scrutinty to Hillary Clinton and the Obama-era DOJ and FBI, Graham asked.
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Well said, Mr. Graham, well said!
It’s high time.
Actually, it’s well past time, but let’s do it now!
From CBS WLTX19:
Sen. Lindsey Graham has renewed his request for a new special counsel investigation, this time into possible misconduct at the Department of Justice and the FBI.
The South Carolina senator made the remarks on the Senate floor Thursday afternoon while objecting to a resolution that called for Robert Mueller’s special counsel report to be made public, once it’s available.
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The House had unanimously approved the measure earlier in the day, 420-0, but Graham said it should be amended before the Senate considers it.
Graham explained that he wants a new special counsel to investigate possible misconduct at the Justice Department surrounding the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the abuse of the secret surveillance warrant process.
“Was there two systems of justice in 2016? One for the Democratic candidate and one for the Republican candidate?,” Graham questioned.
Here's more from the Washington Times:
Sen. Lindsey Graham called Thursday for Congress to create a special counsel to probe the FBI and Justice Department, saying evidence is mounting that they treated Hillary Clinton more leniently than they did President Trump during the 2016 election campaign.
Mr. Graham made the call as newly released documents show the extent of anti-Trump sentiment among FBIemployees who were instrumental in handling the investigation into Mrs. Clinton’s secret email server and in launching the Russia investigation that turned into Robert Mueller’s special counsel probe.
The documents released this week — transcripts of interviews from fired FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI lawyer Lisa Page — show they were determined to prevent Mr. Trump from becoming president and had impeachment on their minds once he did take office.
Mr. Graham took to the Senate floor to say Mr. Mueller has had his chance to deal with Mr. Trump and now it’s time to turn the microscope the other way. He said he will introduce legislation to create another special counsel for that purpose.
“There’s more than smoking guns here. There’s overwhelming evidence that somebody outside the political system should look into,” the South Carolina Republican said.
The Mueller investigation appears to be coming to an end, and Democrats are trying to make sure the findings are public.
The Democrat-led House approved a resolution Thursday morning urging Attorney General William P. Barr to release Mr. Mueller’s final report. The resolution passed on a 420-0 vote.
But when Senate Democrats tried to raise it in the upper chamber, Mr. Graham objected. He said he would have allowed it if Democrats, in exchange, supported the special counsel he wants. But Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, refused.
“We let [Robert] Mueller look at all things Trump related to collusion and otherwise. Somebody needs to look at what happened on the other side and find out whether the FBI and the DOJ had two systems — one supporting the person they wanted to win, and one out to get the person they wanted to lose,” he said.
“Did they take what was apparently a molehill of evidence against Trump to open up an investigation as an insurance policy in case he won? I don’t know, but what I’ve heard bothers the hell out of me,” he said.
Mr. Graham said the Senate specifically will get to the bottom of whether the bureau misled judges when it obtained a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant to spy on Trump campaign figure Carter Page.
“I promise everybody in the country that in the Senate, we’re going to have hearings about the FISA process,” he said.
Mr. Graham said the hearings will focus on how the FBI obtained the warrant using a salacious, unverified dossier written by former British spy Christopher Steele. The dossier is full of unsubstantiated claims about Mr. Trump’s ties to Russia.
The dossier claims Mr. Page met with Russian officials with ties to Kremlin strongman Vladimir Putin during the 2016 campaign. Mr. Page has vehemently denied the claim. It also claims longtime Trump fixer Michael Cohen met with Russians in the Czech Republic to coordinate plans — a charge he also has denied and has continued to deny even since turning against Mr. Trump.
Republicans have claimed the FBI has failed to disclose that the dossier’s author was being funded by the Democratic National Committee and the Clinton campaign as opposition research.
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