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They were all wrong about Rod Rosenstein.

Trump's hand-picked guy 'hiding' in plain sight.

My new column: "Rod Rosenstein: HERO!"

RT & spread liberally, please. Tell all your friends! 😎

Here's what a lot of people get wrong about that FISA warrant renewal that Rosenstein signed on June 29, 2017.

HE'S not the affiant of the warrant. That is, he wasn't the person/s that swore under penalty of perjury that everything in that warrant was true.
The people who supposedly 'investigated' Carter Page & *presented* that warrant to Rosenstein so he could sign it and keep it in effect, THEY are the ones that are perjuring themselves, not him.
As I point out in my column, Rosenstein actually EXPLAINS this to Rep. Matt Gaetz; or rather, he TRIES TO, but his point goes right over Gaetz's head.
People can instantly grasp what a stupid thing it is for Kamala Harris to badger AG Bill Barr about not having gone over ALL THE EVIDENCE HIMSELF personally that Mueller & his team spent 2 years gathering/studying.
Well Rosenstein didn't *investigate* or *gather* any of the supposed evidence in that Carter Page warrant. He had people presenting the END PRODUCT of an investigation summarized in a warrant.

If that warrant is tainted, THEY are ones in deep trouble, not him.
IF the people that put that warrant together & had had it put in force 3 times already were now coming to HIM to sign it's fourth renewal, and they are LYING THEIR ASSES OFF & hiding key facts from him while asking him to renew it...

who's *really* in deep shit here?
Here's the video again, in case you never bothered to watch it.

I'd LOVE to learn who the DOJ attorneys were who briefed Rosenstein on this warrant.
"sworn under oath by a career federal agent".

That's important, remember that. Whoever the agent was that swore this warrant was a true & accurate document perjured themselves and Horowitz has been looking into this for quite some time now.
Also note Rosenstein stresses TWICE this FISA warrant is being thoroughly investigated by the DOJ Inspector General, Michael Horowitz.

Rosenstein stresses to Gaetz *he* is not the one that did the investigating summarized in that warrant and *he* is not the affiant.
"Affiant": one who swears to an affidavit

I'm still trying to wrap my head around the fact the SpyGate plotters were actually DUMB enough to present that warrant to the new guy, Rosenstein, for that last renewal when he wasn't one of theirs.
If Rosenstein was a Spygate plotter, then he’s the dumbest traitor ever, since the entire Spygate plot was killed dead & exposed. It’s now going to be declassified & prosecuted by Barr, despite Rosenstein’s best efforts to keep it from happening, or something
And I’m going to be proven right.

Rosenstein is the biggest hero in this unfolding drama we’ve been watching for the past two years inside the Department of Justice.

And you can quote me on that.

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