Former DOJ Official: Trump Jr. Didn't Commit a Crime
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Unfortunately, the smoking gun evidence of Trump Jr. meeting with a Russian lawyer isn’t a crime, according to Robert Driscoll, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Chief of Staff, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice.
This man’s integrity and mastery of the law cannot and will not be repudiated. All of you crackpot internet lawyers need to shut up and take those nooses that were made for Trump Jr. and save them for Comey. More on that in a minute.
“I think people will make hay over the willingness to have the meeting. At the end of the day, it’s still very vague as to what statuary violations there would be. Collusion, in and of itself, isn’t a crime. There would need to be conspiracy to violate another law. And so this notion that there was a meeting, it may be politically unpalatable, but it’s certainly not a crime to say ‘ok I’ll listen.’ If you wanted to piece together a legal theory of criminal activity… I haven’t seen anything, other than esoteric campaign finance theories that don’t make a lot of sense.”
On the matter of Comey, inquiring minds want to know why he was seen walking into the NY Times building on June 22nd, 2017. The official story was Comey’s attendance of nice charity event. But that easily could’ve been arranged by the Times as a cover to meet with him.
Disgraced Former FBI Head, James Comey, heading into NY Times, most likely in tow with Rod Goldstone emails
While everyone is fixated on the contents of the Trump Jr. emails, which of course are important, I think more energy should be directed into finding out who leaked them. After all, these leaks are far more serious than the Wikileaks that the democrats bemoan over. They were used in an effort to derail a reviled and corrupt Presidential candidate, whereas these leaks are meant to destroy and take down a sitting President. The implications of the latter could have profound effects, including loss of life, should the schemes bear any fruit.
Enter Ben Wittes, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a close friend of James Comey.
Shortly after Comey got fired, Wittes told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that Comey ‘had a story to tell’ and that the President should be scared.
I want you to pay attention to the following timeline, illustrated beautifully by Zerohedge.
On May 16th, Wittes tweeted this, just before the contents of Comey’s memo contents were leaked to the NY Times.
tick tick tick tick tick tick
— Benjamin Wittes (@benjaminwittes) May 16, 2017
He did it again on May 18th, just before a story broke that said Comey asked AG Sessions to not leave him alone with Trump.
By the twitching of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.
tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
— Benjamin Wittes (@benjaminwittes) May 18, 2017
Then on June 23rd, just 1 day after Comey was seen entering the NY Times building, Wittes, aka Mr. Tick, tweeted this gem.
TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK pic.twitter.com/yuL0o0TBbT
— Benjamin Wittes (@benjaminwittes) June 23, 2017
Today, following Trump Jr. published the Goldstone emails, Wittes gloated with a “Boom” tweet.
— Benjamin Wittes (@benjaminwittes) July 11, 2017
Perhaps he’s just a shitposter and this is all one big odd coincidence. Or, on the maniacal side, he’s a sociopath who cannot help but attract attention to himself by blurting out cryptic messages to his sycophantic fans regarding illegal intelligence leaks.