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August 24, 2022

Demos Indict Trump for Clinton’s Crimes

Remember when Demos tried to impeach Trump, TWICE, for what Biden actually did? Now they want to indict him of what Hillary Clinton actually did.

“In disquisitions of every kind there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasoning must depend.” —Alexander Hamilton (1788)

After two failed attempts to convict Donald Trump of high crimes and misdemeanors while president, his successor Joe Biden, with an assist from his AG Merrick Garland, has once again weaponized the DoJ’s deep state partisans in an effort to indict Trump for, well, something.

In the words of that inimitable sage Yogi Berra, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.”

In January of 2020, and again in January of 2021, we deconstructed schemes by House impeachment manager Adam Schiff and his merry band of corrupt Demos to set up Senate convictions of Trump for doing what Joe Biden had in fact, actually done, twice.

The first attempt was to oust Trump for an alleged quid pro quo — threatening to withhold aid from Ukraine if that nation’s prosecutors failed to investigate the corrupt Hunter Biden and his activities with the notoriously corrupt Burisma energy company.

Though the aid was released without connection to a Biden investigation, that quid pro quo is precisely what Biden had previously done with Ukrainian officials.

Recall that Biden bragged on the record about how, in 2015 as VP, he coerced Ukrainian officials to fire the prosecutor who was hot on the trail of Burisma and Hunter Biden — a firing that even The New York Times acknowledged benefited Hunter Biden. As Biden recounted, if Ukrainian officials didn’t “take action against the state prosecutor” [read: fire him], “I said … ‘We’re not going to give you the billion dollars. … I’m telling you, you’re not getting the billion dollars.’ … Well, son of a bitch. He got fired.”

On a related note, as president, Biden again threatened to withhold military aid, this time from Afghanistan, if Afghan President Ashraf Ghani did not spin the situation there to fit Biden’s political narrative. A month later came Biden’s disgraceful surrender and retreat from Afghanistan.

The second time Schiff and Nancy Pelosi conspired to impeach Trump, again for something Joe Biden actually did was in January of 2021, after the January 6 “Insurrection™” at the Capitol. They accused Trump of fomenting the violence.

But far more consequential than the January protest at the Capitol building were the 600 violent riots causing billions of dollars in damages six months earlier — and almost 50 murders (including law enforcement officers) in urban centers coast to coast.

Biden and Kamala Harris fomented that flood of violence in collusion with Democrats across the nation.

Their crass political calculation was that the riots led by their “Black Lives Matter” and “antifa movement” constituents, ostensibly protesting “systemic racism,” would help defeat Trump two months after their “summer of rage” — and they were right.

Those two Trump impeachment charades came after Demos had spent almost three years trying to layup “Russia collusion” impeachment charges against Trump — a conspiracy fabricated by Hillary Clinton and her cabal of deep state actors. That cast included former CIA Director John Brennan, former FBI Director James Comey, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, former FBI counterespionage manager Peter Strzok, and former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith.

Oh, of course Barack Obama’s fingerprints were all over that crime scene.

As we had predicted from day one of that ruse, it was finally shown to be exactly what it was, a dead-end fabrication, but the intended damage to Trump had been done. Predictably, none of the key players were indicted, or ever will be.

So what now with Biden’s big show at Mar-a-Lago?

I believe the Demos are formulating a “Br'er Rabbit” strategy — insisting they don’t want Trump to run but actually baiting him to run, certain they can win on the hate and division they can generate against a Trump candidacy just as they did in 2020 (with a little help from massive bulk-mail ballot fraud). Endeavoring to invigorate their Trump-hating constituents ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, they hope he will announce his 2024 candidacy sooner rather than later, calculating that keeping Trump’s name front and center on every Leftmedia platform will help cut their midterm losses.

The Demo calculation is that an announcement will invigorate more votes against Trump than the Mar-a-Lago search has invigorated for Trump, and conservative strategists fear it is working.

Moreover, as I have asserted, Demos know that Biden will not run despited feigning the will, and once Harris is out of the way, the 2024 contender will likely be California’s leftist Governor, Gavin Newsom.

Short of his announcement, Demos hoped Nancy Pelosi’s theatrical J6 “Insurrection™ Inquisition,” delayed for almost a year so she and soon-to-be former Rep. Liz Cheney could get as much anti-Trump air time as possible ahead of the midterm elections, would amp-up the vigor of their anti-Trump constituents.

Yes, that would be the same Cheney known for the biggest of all the BIG Lies she has uttered as a “Republican” member of the House – this justification for her capacity as vice chairman of Pelosi’s J6 committee: “Every member of this committee is dedicated to conducting a nonpartisan, professional, and thorough investigation of all the relevant facts regarding January 6th and the threat to our Constitution we faced that day. I have accepted the position of vice chair of the committee to assure that we achieve that goal.”

That strategy seemed to be dimming, so to shine an even brighter light on Trump, Biden enlisted the help of his DoJ lapdog Merrick Garland, who arranged a warrant to seize what DoJ claimed were classified National Archive documents, and “All physical documents and records constituting evidence, contraband, fruits of crime, or other items illegally possessed in violation” of federal statutes related to records, including “Any government and/or Presidential Records created between January 20, 2017, and January 20, 2021.”

It is possible that some of those documents were being retained by Trump’s legal team in order to expose the collaborators behind the Russia collusion hoax. But that does not justify retaining classified documents, which, according to the Presidential Records Act, are the public property to be retained by the National Archive, once a president leaves office.

Garland may be tag-teaming with Pelosi for indictments against Trump for violations of the 1917 Espionage Act, perhaps to resurrect the claim that Trump was a Vladimir Putin operative all along.

So, Demos failed to convict Trump twice for what Biden actually did twice, and now they are attempting to convict Trump for what Hillary Clinton actually did. If not for double standards, Democrats would have no standards.

Recall all the classified and Top Secret information Hillary Clinton transmitted on her personal email account and maintained on unsecured servers hidden in her residential closet, which she later had her staff “wipe” ahead of the 2016 election to hide her communications as Obama’s secretary of state from public scrutiny. That included some of the most highly classified TS/SCI information.

Recall also that just ahead of the 2016 presidential election, then-FBI Director Comey, a loyal Clinton supporter who also helped fabricate the Trump/Russia collusion investigation starting with a fallacious FISA warrant, reopened the FBI investigation into Clinton’s communications so he could publicly exonerate her from any prosecutable offense for Espionage Act violations. He did so despite the fact he knew then that Clinton’s unsecured communications and server had been compromised by foreign intelligence hackers — likely Russian.

Let’s be clear: Maintaining hard copies of some documents in a secured area of a former president’s house, which is protected by the Secret Service among other law enforcement personnel, is a minuscule national security risk compared to unsecured transmitting and storing of highly classified information electronically.

Arguably, Clinton violated all three statutes used to justify the Mar-a-Lago search: 18 U.S. Code § 793, 18 U.S. Code § 2071, and 18 U.S. Code § 1519.

But like Joe and Hunter Biden, the Clintons were, and remain, above the law.

The Mar-a-Lago search has certainly achieved its political goal, ensuring that Trump is the hottest talkinghead topic on air and in print. There is endless speculation, including assertions that the DoJ had “no legal basis” for the search, and Trump is on the defense.

But the legal details are irrelevant to Democrats, because their midterm election strategy to light up Trump is working.

Finally, all the above political machinations notwithstanding…

I believe the DoJ will drop indictments against Trump after, in effect, prosecuting him by leaks in the coming weeks. The indictments will likely be for removing and concealing national defense documents (NDI), placing those NDI documents with those not legally authorized to be in possession of such documents, and obstruction of justice by concealing the fact he had such documents form the FBI after previous negotiations to retrieve them months ago.

The Justice Department’s counterintelligence chief, Jay Bratt: “That the FBI, in a matter of hours, recovered twice as many documents with classification markings as the ‘diligent search’ that the former President’s counsel and other representatives had weeks to perform calls into serious question the representations made in the June 3 certification and casts doubt on the extent of cooperation in this matter.”

In addition to the those documents seized by the FBI, labeled Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret, additional documents were marked “HCS” and “SCI.” HCS and SCI are common markers on Top Secret documents, indicating that the content of those documents requires additional protection, and that protection comes with very specific handling instructions. This would preclude their being in a box in the basement of Mar-a-Lago.

There is no “executive privilege” claim to justify concealing the documents, no is Trump’s claim he declassified the documents justification. Further, Trump’s team may have retained and concealed these classified records because some of them might be very embarrassing to Trump. If that is the case, I suspect there will be a slow trickle of leaks exposing the embarrassing content ahead of the midterms, to demoralize Trump supporters.

However politically compromised the DoJ and other federal agencies are, the federal court-ordered search for classified documents at Mar-A-Lago was both legal and likely justified, which is not to say Trump should treated differently than Clinton. His request for a Special Master to review those documents will stall any forthcoming indictments.

And last, condemning the FBI agents who carried out the lawful orders to recover those documents as “corrupt,” much less casting the entire FBI as corrupt because of a cadre of corrupt officials within the FBI, as outlined above in regard to the Russia collusion setup, is ludicrous.

(Updated)

Semper Vigilans Fortis Paratus et Fidelis
Pro Deo et Libertate — 1776

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