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Former FBI general counsel and Comey confidant James Baker testified to Congress in late 2018 that his predecessor, Mueller deputy Andrew Weissmann, was widely disliked at the FBI and destroyed morale in the general counsel's office.…
When FBI general counsel James Baker was asked to detail his conversations about the Steele dossier w/ his "long-time friend" @DavidCornDC, Baker's attorney said Baker couldn't discuss the matter because he was being investigated by federal prosecutors for criminal leaking.
Baker then proceeded to discuss his interactions w/ Corn regarding the dossier. According to Baker, Corn--who claims to be a journalist--was very "anxious" to provide the debunked Steele dossier to the FBI. Baker provided a 302 of his conversations with Corn, a la Ohr/Steele.
Baker specifically testified that he treated the Steele dossier he received from @DavidCornDC as "evidence." Baker also said he did the same thing with dossier information he received from attorney Michael Sussman of Perkins Coie, which hired Fusion GPS on Hillary's behalf.
As far as we know at the moment, the FBI received the same anti-Trump/Steele dossier "research" from at least five different compromised partisan sources: Steele, Bruce Ohr, Nellie Ohr, David Corn, and Michael Sussman, plus the State Dept. sources (Shearer, Blumenthal, etc.).
Baker testified that prior to entering Clinton/DNC opposition research from the Clinton/DNC attorney into FBI evidence, he never asked or disclosed the source (or his motivation) of the so-called evidence. You have to wonder how much of this stovepiped nonsense was used in FISAs.
After testifying that he was aware of Peter Strzok's texts, Baker claimed that he wasn't aware of any efforts by FBI staff to "stop" Trump's election. Peter Strzok texted his mistress Lisa Page that "We'll stop it" when she asked if Trump would become president.
James Baker, the top lawyer at the FBI who provides final sign-off on FISA applications before the FBI director okays them, testified that he never even bothered to read the underlying evidence for the Page FISA (the so-called Woods file) before affirming its veracity.
Baker also testified it was common knowledge that there was a high-level conversation about Rod Rosenstein wearing a wire against the president of the United States. Roseinstein has refused to testify before Congress since that wire conversation was revealed.
Baker, the top FBI lawyer, testified that it was Rosenstein's idea to wear a wire against the president, and that Baker suspected Roseinstein wanted to get revenge against Trump for using Rosenstein's anti-Trump letter as a pretext to fire Comey.
According to Baker, Rosenstein also floated the idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, in addition to wearing a wire against him. Baker claimed Rosenstein had identified two cabinet members who wanted to help him take down the president.
When Baker was asked who told the New York Times that Rod Rosenstein had contemplated wearing a wire against the president and using the 25th Amendment to remove him from office, Baker's lawyer refused to let him answer the question.
Baker rejected the notion that Rosenstein was joking about wearing a wire and using the 25th to remove the president from office.

It is unconscionable, given his role in firing Comey, trying to take out the president, and CYA hiring Mueller, that Roseinstein still has a job.
*anti-Comey letter
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