Going through the Lisa Page Transcripts now
Gowdy got her to commit to levels of importance, versus likelyhood that Trump gets elected.
The last thing I found odd was that Page was supposed to keep McCabe abreast of what was happening in investigations yet she never personally read any of the 302s, relying instead on briefings from the line agents and prosecutors, according to her testimony.
Page claimed over and over there was no bias present in either…
FBI. And so you're saying that's not the case?
understanding is that the IC IG did refer the existence of the server to the FBI, but that was because of the existence of classified
information on that server, not because of any anomalous activity, not because of potential intrusion activity.
understanding that the IC IG conducted any sort of forensic analysis like that. My understanding is that- once it was made evident during the course of- I think, the FOIA production or maybe the production to
Congress that there was some classified…
phenomenal that - - notwithstanding whatever the IC IG may or may not…
Because that was a serious question.
Clinton's private email server, that would have been something we cared very much about.
when she did her, kind of, half-recusal, she said that she was going to defer to the recommendations of the career prosecutors in the case."
first draft of the statement back in May, he used the word 'gross negligence.' I don't know whether he used it intending to rely on its
legal definition or not.
be confusing and misleading to use the word "gross negligence" when the information that we had received from the DOJ was that there was no charge sustainable under the 'gross negligence' statute.
of -- you know, you admitted the other day, on I think it was May the 4th, where you said now there was real pressure to get the politics out of it.
a reasonable person, you look, well, there's this statement and then all of a sudden it was changed.
When you said that we had to get politics out of it and you changed --"
was May 4th...." Page: "Okay."
just -- it looks suspicious."
is reassuring at all, but the decision to change the statement, to omit the 'gross negligence' language from the statement, was actually not
either me or Pete's recommendation. It was another lawyer.
myself, who are GS-l5s, we're not, sort of, providing that. "
right? So there were a group of us --
of us had gotten together in order to consolidate our comments so that we were not providing back to the chief of staff to the Director four separate drafts that they had to now reconcile."
reviewing it, sort of, step by step. And the recommendation was: I don't think that we should use this phrase, 'gross negligence,' because it has an actual legal term. And it was our collective…
not think that -- and we agreed -- that there was not sufficient evidence to support both 'gross negligence' and that, more importantly, it was not a sustainable statute because it was unconstitutionally vague and never charged.
And so we, really, sort of, as a collective but on recommendation of counsel, removed that language and moved up the 'extremely careless' paragraph."
a lot of meetings with him."
prosecutorial experience than Jim Corney?"... Page: " No."
real quickly. So you made that determination without having interviewed the last 17 witnesses and Ms. Clinton?"
come out of those investigations, right? So let's assume things are going swimmingly and, in fact, all 17 of those witnesses admit, "We did…
wanted to mishandle classified information," gross negligence would still have been off the table because of the Department's assessment that it was vague.
Meadows: "Thank you."
I found that quite curious as some times she seems far…
At the end of the day, the Obama Justice Department followed Obama's lead when he publicly stated Hillary committed no wrong-doing, twice.
Two weeks later Obama intervened on behalf of Clinton on 60 Minutes. The OIG found that some people in the DOJ and FBI became suspicious of political bias because of Obama's comments.
The OIG report is replete with denials by Yates and Axelrod of…
The FBI investigation concluded that Sec. of State Clinton communicated with President Obama via email.
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