Jeanine asks the question I have asking and answering for months, “why do we continue to let them get away with it?” If anyone can explain it better than what I have I would love to hear it.
Following a FOIA dump last week by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) which seemingly revealed collusion between the FBI, DOJ and several mainstream media outlets to coverup the now-infamous meeting between then Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton just days before the FBI exonerated Hillary, Judge Jeanine decided to ask a very simple question, one which we’ve pondered many times ourselves, in her opening monologue, “why do we continue to let them get away with it?”
“Why do we let them get away with it? They lie, cheat, violate the rules, then cover up. And, they get away with it.”
“We’re no longer a country where the law is equally applied. This country…is no longer true to its Declaration of Independence.”
“Less than 48 hours ago we learned just how far Democrats and the highest law enforcement agencies, allegedly non-partisan offices, would go to cover up for the Obama administration.”
“Now, you remember that meeting on the tarmac between Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton, outed only because a local reporter happened to be there. The FBI wouldn’t allow photos, pictures or cell phones. There were no reports made that the highest ranking law enforcement official in this country was approached by the spouse of a woman being actively investigated in the most important criminal investigation in the history of presidential politics.”
“But we didn’t know how deep and dirty the collusion was until 48 hours ago.”
Pirro went on to call for a grand jury investigation into everyone from Hillary Clinton to Loretta Lynch and Eric Holder.
“Folks, this was a coverup of an illegal meeting. Collusion between Bill Clinton and the Attorney General after which the FBI interrogated Hillary and then exonerated her. After which Hillary then brazenly proclaimed that, if she won, she would hire Loretta Lynch as Attorney General.”
“Now, I have an idea. It’s time to take the country back. Back to the original intent of our founders. No one is above the law and no one is below it.”
“Mueller has empaneled a grand jury in a district that despises our president. Mueller is a friend of Comey, who has brought on Hillary and Obama lovers to take down the President. He is completely conflicted.”
“Loretta Lynch’s case needs to be heard by a grand jury. To review the collusion on that tarmac and the promise of a payoff to Lynch.”
“Hillary Clinton’s case needs to be brought to a grand jury immediately. There is still time to prosecute her for putting our classified information on her private server that she then shared with her girlfriends, one of whom shared a computer with her dirtbag husband.”
“All of the immunity agreements need to be nullified. Most of the terms have already been violated.”
“And Hillary must be prosecuted for perjury. She and her State Department intentionally lied saying there were no Benghazi email and no classified emails as she deleted 33,000 emails on ‘yoga’ and ‘her wedding dress.'”
“And she needs to be prosecuted for destroying and concealing subpoenaed property and the emails.”
“Eric Holder, who perjured himself before Congress under oath, needs to be prosecuted too.”
“I don’t wanna hear ‘Hillary’s a good woman,’ she’s not!”
“While we play by the rules they lie, steal, cheat and continue to get away with it. Because we let them.”
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For those who missed it, here is our previous note on the ACLJ’s FOIA dump.
Back on June 29, 2016, Obama’s Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, tried to convince us that the following ‘impromptu’ meeting between herself and Bill Clinton at the Phoenix airport, a private meeting which lasted 30 minutes on Lynch’s private plane, was mostly a “social meeting” in which Bill talked about his grandchildren and golf game. It was not, under any circumstances, related to the statement that former FBI Director James Comey made just 6 days later clearing Hillary Clinton of any alleged crimes related to his agency’s investigation.
But, according to a new DOJ FOIA dump just released by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), it looks increasingly as if nothing reported about this “social meeting” between Lynch and Clinton was grounded in fact…shocking, we know.
First, the new FOIA documents seemingly confirm that the FBI and DOJ simply lied in response to the ACLJ’s initial FOIA request filed back in July 2016. Here is what the ACLJ was told at the time after sending requests to both the Comey FBI and the Lynch DOJ asking for any documents related to the Clinton-Lynch plane meeting:
That said, documents released today by the ACLJ reveal several emails between FBI and DOJ officials concerning the Lynch/Clinton meeting primarily related to how they should go about explaining the train wreck that had just been unwittingly played out on live television courtesy of a local Phoenix affiliate station. Here is a recap from ACLJ:
The documents we received today from the Department of Justice include several emails from the FBI to DOJ officials concerning the meeting. One with the subject line “FLAG” was correspondence between FBI officials (Richard Quinn, FBI Media/Investigative Publicity, and Michael Kortan) and DOJ officials concerning “flag[ing] a story . . . about a casual, unscheduled meeting between former president Bill Clinton and the AG.” The DOJ official instructs the FBI to “let me know if you get any questions about this” and provides “[o]ur talkers [DOJ talking points] on this”. The talking points, however are redacted.
Another email to the FBI contains the subject line “security details coordinate between Loretta Lynch/Bill Clinton?”
On July 1, 2016 – just days before our FOIA request – a DOJ email chain under the subject line, “FBI just called,” indicates that the “FBI . . . is looking for guidance” in responding to media inquiries about news reports that the FBI had prevented the press from taking pictures of the Clinton Lynch meeting. The discussion then went off email to several phone calls (of which we are not able to obtain records). An hour later, Carolyn Pokomy of the Office of the Attorney General stated, “I will let Rybicki know.” Jim Rybicki was the Chief of Staff and Senior Counselor to FBI Director Jim Comey. The information that was to be provided to Rybicki is redacted.
Also of note several of the documents contain redactions that are requested “per FBI.”
It is clear that there were multiple records within the FBI responsive to our request and that discussions regarding the surreptitious meeting between then AG Lynch and the husband of the subject of an ongoing FBI criminal investigation reached the highest levels of the FBI.
Then comes a series of emails between DOJ officials and several mainstream media outlets that appear to reveal collusion to effectively ‘kill the story.”
The first such email involves a Washington Post writer who tells the DOJ’s Director of Public Affairs that he’s hoping to “put it [the story] to rest.”
The next email came from Mark Landler of the New York Times who almost apologizes for even inquiring about the Lynch/Clinton meeting saying that he had been “pressed into service” to write about the topic.
Finally, here is an email where ABC apparently told the DOJ they “aren’t interested” in the Lynch/Clinton story, “even if FOX runs with it.”
Can you imagine all of the stuff we would have learned over the past 8 years if the press pursued the Obama administration and/or the Clinton investigation with even 1/10th of the vigor with which it is currently pursuing Trump?