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    Dem Goal: Keep Trump Popularity Below 50%

    Popularity is a bigger factor than ideology.

    2020 election won't be won by ideological arguments
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    As we get ready for the first Democratic primary debate where all leading candidates will be on one stage in Houston, we already are hearing a discussion about the potential vulnerability of the Democratic nominee for having an ideology too far out of the center of American politics.

    As differences are highlighted among the various Democratic candidates on issues, a point is made by some in the media and by the GOP that a Democrat can’t win the general election if they are perceived as “too liberal”.

    Let me make something exceedingly clear, this election, like every presidential race for more than 25 years, will not be decided by ideology.

    In looking at each presidential election since 1992, no Democratic nominee lost because they were viewed as “too liberal”. In fact, one of the most “liberal” Democratic candidates to run for president was elected to two terms in office: President Barack Obama. Though it comes up over and over in discussion of the political environment, the ideology of a candidate has little to do with swing voter preference when it is time to decide who those voters want to be president.

    In 1992 and 1996, Republicans, in part, ran against Bill Clinton as being too liberal, and Clinton won both these elections. In 1992, Clinton won because he was the candidate of change at a time when the incumbent president had a very low job approval. In 1996, then-president Clinton won re-election because the economy was improving and his job approval was above 50%.

    No ideological effects.

    In 2000, Vice President Al Gore won the popular vote but lost the electoral college to then Texas Gov. George W. Bush to a large degree because of Gore’s inability to tie himself to the positives of the Clinton administration and the desire of the American public to turn the corner on scandals.

    No ideological effect.

    In 2004, during a race in which I was chief strategist for President Bush, we tested various vulnerabilities of then Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, and one of the least effective line of attacks was on ideology and calling him a liberal, so we didn’t go that route. And it being a re-election campaign, President Bush had a job approval of more than 50% by election day which allowed him to win a close election.

    No ideological effect.

    In 2008 and 2012, President Obama was confronted with ideological attacks by the GOP, calling him extremely liberal, and he won convincingly in both elections. Additionally Obama’s job approval in 2012 was above 50% by election day which proved decisive once again. Again, being liberal wasn’t a liability.

    And in 2016 the campaign of then-candidate Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton each tried at various points ideological attacks which proved equally ineffective. In an election in which voters disliked both candidates, the results were a split decision with Clinton winning the popular vote and Trump winning the electoral college. In the end, Trump won the votes of those who disliked both candidates in key states because those voters decided change would more likely come from an outsider as opposed to an insider.

    As we approach this 2020 presidential campaign in the general election it is important to keep in mind no Democratic candidate in the last seven presidential elections lost because they were too liberal and no Republican lost because they were too conservative.

    The voters who will decide this coming election will not persuaded by ideological arguments.

    This will be an election largely determined by the approval standing of the incumbent president. If Trump is above 50% approval (a level he has never once achieved in the Gallup Polls) he will be hard to beat, and if he is below 50% approval to any significant degree it will be hard for him to win no matter the Democratic nominee or how liberal that nominee happens to be.

    And finally, when one looks at where the center of American politics is today on various issues, these voters in the center want strong gun reform, want universal health care coverage including a Medicare option for all, want increased taxes on the very wealthy, and want significant action on climate change.

    Which party’s candidates are closer to those positions and which party is further away from that center of American politics?

    In the end, presidential campaigns are about big values, about a vision for the future and who can bring the country together, they are not fundamentally about ideology. And if the GOP was to mistakenly employ an ideological strategy trying to paint Democrats as outside the mainstream or too left, they may want to take a moment to see where the center of the public stands on important concerns in this moment.

    It is time those in politics, and those who cover politics, dropped the mantra of left vs right, or liberal vs. conservative because these haven’t resonated for years among most swing voters and will not resonate in the 2020 presidential general election.

    https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/2020...ry?id=65389696
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    Democrats Won’t Stop Trying to Impeach Trump After He’s Reelected
    Oct 17, 2019
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    CALLER: What are the Democrats gonna do after 2020 when Trump is reelected? How are they gonna try to get him out of office?

    RUSH: Just like they tried to get Nixon. They will continue on everything they’re doing here. Normally, second-term presidents immediately become lame ducks. With Trump, I’m telling you, Tim, they’re not gonna be able to stop. They’re never going to be able to stop. Even if Trump wins reelection, they’re not gonna ever be able to acknowledge that he has won two elections. They are going to continue to try to harass him out of office.

    Then they’re gonna make sure his agenda doesn’t get passed. They’re gonna try to stop every judicial appointment. They’re not… One thing I know about these people is they never, ever just stop, acknowledge that they lost, behave normally, and go away or whatever. They’re gonna continue their effort to get rid of the guy just like they did Nixon after he won a landslide reelection in 1972. Do you think they’ll do something different?

    CALLER: I don’t know. It’s just a cryin’ shame that they’re doing all this, not doing what the people elected them to do.

    RUSH: I have mixed emotions about it. I love being able to say, truthfully, that the Democrats don’t care about you. They don’t care about these things they claim to care about. They don’t care about health care for all! They don’t care about run-amok, out-of-control health care prices and drug prices, and they don’t care about guns. Not really. And they don’t care about mass shootings, and they don’t… I love being able to say this, because right now they don’t care about any of that. One of the reasons, folks, that their debates are so substance-less.

    It is why there’s no teeth! Everybody knows they don’t care about any of that right now! All they care about’s impeachment! You want further proof? The first 15 minutes of that debate were about impeachment! By the time they got to so-called Democrat issues, everybody in that room had gone to sleep. So it comes time to talk about Medicare for All and how are you gonna pay for it and the various arguments they had? It was yawn time. It was snooze time. Everybody knows they don’t really care about that right now.

    So the real question is, “Well, if they don’t care about it — and if they’re so easily able to shove that stuff aside to focus on one thing, getting rid of Donald Trump — how much do they really care about it?” Because those are the issues on which people vote. But they are beating their heads against a wall trying to create a majority to show up and vote on Election Day 2020 on the idea of throwing Donald Trump out of office. “Because Trump is unfit, because Trump stole it in 2016, because Trump is a traitor.” They can’t give any of that up. It’s the most amazing thing.

    They have literally taken their agenda, and they’ve shoved it aside and are attempting… This is it! What we’re watching, this whole impeachment saga, this is their 2020 campaign. That’s why these debates seem so meaningless, because everybody knows this is not what they really care about right now. This is not it. All those issues? Those issues are stand-ins for what the Democrats want in general all the time. The Democrats believe and desire bigger and bigger government. Democrats want total control of the United States government and power.

    And then anything that results from that, they voice as an issue, like health care for all, Medicare for All, end of tuition debt/student loan debt, this kind of thing. Those are just the objectives, the individual magnifications of their overall desire to create a massive command-and-control socialist, government-run economy and everything else — and they’re demonstrating that by showing us.

    They always tell you what they’re most afraid of — and right now, that’s Trump, and Trump is the biggest obstacle their agenda. And they have got to get rid of him before any of the other stuff can happen. So they have happily shoved the other stuff aside. They’re even willing to go on the record as gigantic hypocrites on war and troops coming home. I mean, it’s a real teachable moment to watch what is happening to the Democrats right now and their quest for power.

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    Good posts racer. You spelled it out real good about the hateful anti American commie Democrats. They just hate everything good about America our freedoms and prosperity.

    They only want power and to make us into willing slaves who will have to do what they want with the powerful hand of the Federal Government to crush you like a bug if you don't go along with their insane agenda.

    It's amazing that there are American born citizens who actually support those hateful socialists. I can understand illegals who depend on the anti American Democrats liking them because they want to stay here and on welfare and will vote communist (Democrat) for that reason.

    Just a shame and we have a few here on ARP who also support them. Just unbelievable. Yeah. Thank you, thank you very much
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    "I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I mean to reduce its size. I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws, but to repeal them. It is not to inaugurate new programs, but to cancel old ones that do violence to the Constitution."
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    Whistleblower Rule Change Made to Attack Trump?, 2780

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    According to these articles, the allegations of a change to the whistle blower rules were in error:

    https://www.factcheck.org/2019/10/no...histleblowers/

    https://fortune.com/2019/10/01/whist...-changed-laws/

    https://www.dni.gov/files/ICIG/Docum...Complaints.pdf

    However, the question still remains...why did Schiff lie about meeting with the whistleblower?

    An even greater question is why is Schiff leading Impeachment Inquiry, and why does he head the House Intelligence Committeee? Given his blatantly biased efforts to 'get Trump' in both the Russia Collusion case (in which he also repeatedly lied and leaked) and the whistelblower event (in which, in an attempt to inflame the process, lied not only to the public but also to Congress via his "parody" of Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president), he certainly is amongst the worst possible choices.



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    Whistleblower Rule Change Made to Attack Trump?, 2780

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNLosPUWigE

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    Quote Originally Posted by vin lashon View Post
    According to these articles, the allegations of a change to the whistle blower rules were in error:

    https://www.factcheck.org/2019/10/no...histleblowers/

    https://fortune.com/2019/10/01/whist...-changed-laws/

    https://www.dni.gov/files/ICIG/Docum...Complaints.pdf

    However, the question still remains...why did Schiff lie about meeting with the whistleblower?

    An even greater question is why is Schiff leading Impeachment Inquiry, and why does he head the House Intelligence Committeee? Given his blatantly biased efforts to 'get Trump' in both the Russia Collusion case (in which he also repeatedly lied and leaked) and the whistelblower event (in which, in an attempt to inflame the process, lied not only to the public but also to Congress via his "parody" of Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president), he certainly is amongst the worst possible choices.
    Thanks for the info! I had no idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vin lashon View Post
    According to these articles, the allegations of a change to the whistle blower rules were in error:

    https://www.factcheck.org/2019/10/no...histleblowers/

    https://fortune.com/2019/10/01/whist...-changed-laws/

    https://www.dni.gov/files/ICIG/Docum...Complaints.pdf

    However, the question still remains...why did Schiff lie about meeting with the whistleblower?

    An even greater question is why is Schiff leading Impeachment Inquiry, and why does he head the House Intelligence Committeee? Given his blatantly biased efforts to 'get Trump' in both the Russia Collusion case (in which he also repeatedly lied and leaked) and the whistelblower event (in which, in an attempt to inflame the process, lied not only to the public but also to Congress via his "parody" of Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president), he certainly is amongst the worst possible choices.

    ICIG Michael Atkinson Attempts Four-Page Justification for Changing “Urgent Concern” Whistle-blower Guidelines…
    September 30, 2019
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    Methinks Mr. Atkinson doth protest too much. Prior to the current “whistle-blower complaint” the Intelligence Community Inspector General did not accept Urgent Concern whistle-blower claims without first hand knowledge. However, the ICIG revised the protocol in August 2019 to accept a CIA complaint against President Donald Trump.

    Today the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, Michael Atkinson, presented a four-page justification explaining why the IC changed the Urgent Concern rules to allow the CIA to target President Trump with anonymous complaints based on hearsay:
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    ICIG Statement on Processing of Whistleblower Complaints
    https://www.scribd.com/document/4281...wer-Complaints

    The IGIC revision was made at the same time HPSCI Chairman Adam Schiff was tweeting in August about President Trump, Rudy Giuliani and holding back funding pending assistance with political opponents. Note the Date: (link)
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    President Trump announced Joseph Macguire as the Acting ODNI on August 8th, 2019. (link) The CIA operative “whistle-blower” letter to Adam Schiff and Richard Burr was on August 12th (link). Immediately following this letter, the ICIG rules and requirements for Urgent Concern “whistle-blowers” was modified, allowing hearsay complaints. On August 28th Adam Schiff begins tweeting about the construct of the complaint.

    The coordinated effort obviously ties back-in Intelligence Community Inspector General, Michael K Atkinson.

    The center of the Lawfare Alliance influence was/is the Department of Justice National Security Division, DOJ-NSD. It was the DOJ-NSD running the Main Justice side of the 2016 operations to support Operation Crossfire Hurricane and FBI agent Peter Strzok. It was also the DOJ-NSD where the sketchy legal theories around FARA violations (Sec. 901) originated.

    The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) is Michael K Atkinson. ICIG Atkinson is the official who accepted the ridiculous premise of a hearsay ‘whistle-blower‘ complaint; an intelligence whistleblower who was “blowing-the-whistle” based on second hand information of a phone call without any direct personal knowledge, ie ‘hearsay‘.

    Michael K Atkinson was previously the Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ-NSD) in 2016. That makes Atkinson senior legal counsel to John Carlin and Mary McCord who were the former heads of the DOJ-NSD in 2016 when the stop Trump operation was underway.
    ...
    [Irony Reminder: The DOJ-NSD was purposefully under no IG oversight. In 2015 the OIG requested oversight and it was Sally Yates who responded with a lengthy 58 page legal explanation saying, essentially, ‘nope – not allowed.’ (PDF HERE) All of the DOJ is subject to oversight, except the NSD.]

    Put another way, Michael Atkinson was the lawyer for the same DOJ-NSD players who: (1) lied to the FISA court (Judge Rosemary Collyer) about the 80% non compliant NSA database abuse using FBI contractors; (2) filed the FISA application against Carter Page; and (3) used FARA violations as tools for political surveillance and political targeting.

    Yes, that means Michael Atkinson was Senior Counsel for the DOJ-NSD, at the very epicenter of the political weaponization and FISA abuse. 2016:
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    Immediately after the Carter Page FISA warrant is approved, in the period where DOJ-NSD head John Carlin has given his notice of intent to leave but not yet left, inside those specific two weeks, the National Security Division of the DOJ tells the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) they have been breaking the law. The NSD specifically inform the court they are aware of contractors who have been using FISA 702(16)(17) database search queries to extract information on political candidates.

    DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz has looked into the FISA application used against U.S. Person Carter Page. Additionally, U.S. Attorney John Durham is said to be looking at the intelligence communities’ use of systems for spying and surveillance.

    If the DOJ-NSD exploitation of the NSA database, and/or DOJ-NSD FISA abuse, and/or DOJ-NSD FARA corruption were ever to reach sunlight, current ICIG Atkinson -as the lawyer for the process- would be under a lot of scrutiny for his involvement.

    Yes, that gives current ICIG Michael Atkinson a strong and corrupt motive to participate with the Schiff/Lawfare impeachment objective.

    Atkinson’s conflict-of-self-interest, and/or possible blackmail upon him by deep state actors who most certainly know his compromise, likely influenced his approach to this whistleblower complaint. That would explain why the Dept. of Justice Office of Legal Counsel so strongly rebuked Atkinson’s interpretation of his responsibility with the complaint.

    In the Justice Department’s OLC opinion, they point out that Atkinson’s internal justification for accepting the whistleblower complaint was poor legal judgement. [See Here] I would say Atkinson’s decision is directly related to his own risk exposure:
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    OLC Opinion Trump-Ukraine Call and Whistleblower
    “Urgent Concern” Determination by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community
    https://www.scribd.com/document/4275...-Whistleblower

    Within a heavy propaganda report from the New York Times there are also details about the Intelligence Community Inspector General that show the tell-tale fingerprints of the ICIG supportive intent:
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    […] Mr. Atkinson, a Trump appointee, nevertheless concluded that the allegations appeared to be credible and identified two layers of concern.

    The first involved a possible violation of criminal law. Mr. Trump’s comments to Mr. Zelensky “could be viewed as soliciting a foreign campaign contribution in violation of the campaign-finance laws,” Mr. Atkinson wrote, according to the Justice Department memo.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/u...tleblower.html

    Does the “foreign campaign contribution” angle sound familiar? It should, because that argument was used in the narrative around the Trump Tower meeting with the Russian Lobbyist Natalia Veselnitskaya. More specifically, just like FARA violations the overused “campaign contribution” narrative belongs to a specific network of characters, Lawfare.

    The “Schiff Dossier”, aka “whistle-blower” complaint was a constructed effort of allied members within congress and the intelligence apparatus to renew the impeachment effort. The intelligence team, including the ICIG, changed the whistleblower form to allow the CIA to insert the Schiff Dossier, written by Lawfare.

    The Soft-Coup effort continues…

    Read the rest and see the links:
    https://theconservativetreehouse.com...er-guidelines/
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    So apparently the "whistleblower," Schiff, and ICIG Atkinson were in cahoots.

    Whistleblower had 'professional' tie to 2020 Democratic candidate
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    In an Aug. 26 letter, the Intelligence Community's inspector general, Michael Atkinson, wrote that the anonymous whistleblower who set off the Trump-Ukraine impeachment fight showed "some indicia of an arguable political bias ... in favor of a rival political candidate."

    A few weeks later, news reports said the whistleblower's possible bias was that he is a registered Democrat. That was all. Incredulous commentary suggested that Republicans who were pushing the bias talking point were so blinded by their own partisanship that they saw simple registration with the Democratic Party as evidence of wrongdoing.

    "Give me a break!" tweeted whistleblower lawyer Mark Zaid. "Bias? Seriously?"

    Now, however, there is word of more evidence of possible bias on the whistleblower's part. Under questioning from Republicans during last Friday's impeachment inquiry interview with Atkinson, the inspector general revealed that the whistleblower's possible bias was not that he was simply a registered Democrat. It was that he had a significant tie to one of the Democratic presidential candidates currently vying to challenge President Trump in next year's election.

    "The IG said [the whistleblower] worked or had some type of professional relationship with one of the Democratic candidates," said one person with knowledge of what was said.

    "The IG said the whistleblower had a professional relationship with one of the 2020 candidates," said another person with knowledge of what was said.

    "What [Atkinson] said was that the whistleblower self-disclosed that he was a registered Democrat and that he had a prior working relationship with a current 2020 Democratic presidential candidate," said a third person with knowledge of what was said.

    All three sources said Atkinson did not identify the Democratic candidate with whom the whistleblower had a connection. It is unclear what the working or professional relationship between the two was.

    In the Aug. 26 letter, Atkinson said that even though there was evidence of possible bias on the whistleblower's part, "such evidence did not change my determination that the complaint relating to the urgent concern 'appears credible,' particularly given the other information the ICIG obtained during its preliminary review."

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/n...atic-candidate
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    Not to mention the "whistleblower's" lawyer:

    Whistleblower Lawyer In January 2017: ‘Coup Has Started,’ ‘Impeachment Will Follow’
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    Mark Zaid, the attorney for the Ukrainian whistleblower, stated just days after President Donald Trump was inaugurated in January 2017 that the “coup has started” and that “impeachment will follow.”

    https://www.dailywire.com/news/whist...source=twitter


    ‘Coup Has Started,’ Claimed Whistleblower’s Lawyer in January 2017, ‘Impeachment Will Follow’
    https://pjmedia.com/trending/coup-ha...t-will-follow/


    Anti-Trump Whistleblower’s Attorney: ‘Coup Has Started,’ ‘We Will Get Rid’ Of Trump
    https://thefederalist.com/2019/11/07...-rid-of-trump/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Space Racer View Post
    ICIG Michael Atkinson Attempts Four-Page Justification for Changing “Urgent Concern” Whistle-blower Guidelines…
    September 30, 2019
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    Methinks Mr. Atkinson doth protest too much. Prior to the current “whistle-blower complaint” the Intelligence Community Inspector General did not accept Urgent Concern whistle-blower claims without first hand knowledge. However, the ICIG revised the protocol in August 2019 to accept a CIA complaint against President Donald Trump.

    Today the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, Michael Atkinson, presented a four-page justification explaining why the IC changed the Urgent Concern rules to allow the CIA to target President Trump with anonymous complaints based on hearsay:
    .
    ICIG Statement on Processing of Whistleblower Complaints
    https://www.scribd.com/document/4281...wer-Complaints

    The IGIC revision was made at the same time HPSCI Chairman Adam Schiff was tweeting in August about President Trump, Rudy Giuliani and holding back funding pending assistance with political opponents. Note the Date: (link)
    .

    President Trump announced Joseph Macguire as the Acting ODNI on August 8th, 2019. (link) The CIA operative “whistle-blower” letter to Adam Schiff and Richard Burr was on August 12th (link). Immediately following this letter, the ICIG rules and requirements for Urgent Concern “whistle-blowers” was modified, allowing hearsay complaints. On August 28th Adam Schiff begins tweeting about the construct of the complaint.

    The coordinated effort obviously ties back-in Intelligence Community Inspector General, Michael K Atkinson.

    The center of the Lawfare Alliance influence was/is the Department of Justice National Security Division, DOJ-NSD. It was the DOJ-NSD running the Main Justice side of the 2016 operations to support Operation Crossfire Hurricane and FBI agent Peter Strzok. It was also the DOJ-NSD where the sketchy legal theories around FARA violations (Sec. 901) originated.

    The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) is Michael K Atkinson. ICIG Atkinson is the official who accepted the ridiculous premise of a hearsay ‘whistle-blower‘ complaint; an intelligence whistleblower who was “blowing-the-whistle” based on second hand information of a phone call without any direct personal knowledge, ie ‘hearsay‘.

    Michael K Atkinson was previously the Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ-NSD) in 2016. That makes Atkinson senior legal counsel to John Carlin and Mary McCord who were the former heads of the DOJ-NSD in 2016 when the stop Trump operation was underway.
    ...
    [Irony Reminder: The DOJ-NSD was purposefully under no IG oversight. In 2015 the OIG requested oversight and it was Sally Yates who responded with a lengthy 58 page legal explanation saying, essentially, ‘nope – not allowed.’ (PDF HERE) All of the DOJ is subject to oversight, except the NSD.]

    Put another way, Michael Atkinson was the lawyer for the same DOJ-NSD players who: (1) lied to the FISA court (Judge Rosemary Collyer) about the 80% non compliant NSA database abuse using FBI contractors; (2) filed the FISA application against Carter Page; and (3) used FARA violations as tools for political surveillance and political targeting.

    Yes, that means Michael Atkinson was Senior Counsel for the DOJ-NSD, at the very epicenter of the political weaponization and FISA abuse. 2016:
    .

    Immediately after the Carter Page FISA warrant is approved, in the period where DOJ-NSD head John Carlin has given his notice of intent to leave but not yet left, inside those specific two weeks, the National Security Division of the DOJ tells the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) they have been breaking the law. The NSD specifically inform the court they are aware of contractors who have been using FISA 702(16)(17) database search queries to extract information on political candidates.

    DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz has looked into the FISA application used against U.S. Person Carter Page. Additionally, U.S. Attorney John Durham is said to be looking at the intelligence communities’ use of systems for spying and surveillance.

    If the DOJ-NSD exploitation of the NSA database, and/or DOJ-NSD FISA abuse, and/or DOJ-NSD FARA corruption were ever to reach sunlight, current ICIG Atkinson -as the lawyer for the process- would be under a lot of scrutiny for his involvement.

    Yes, that gives current ICIG Michael Atkinson a strong and corrupt motive to participate with the Schiff/Lawfare impeachment objective.

    Atkinson’s conflict-of-self-interest, and/or possible blackmail upon him by deep state actors who most certainly know his compromise, likely influenced his approach to this whistleblower complaint. That would explain why the Dept. of Justice Office of Legal Counsel so strongly rebuked Atkinson’s interpretation of his responsibility with the complaint.

    In the Justice Department’s OLC opinion, they point out that Atkinson’s internal justification for accepting the whistleblower complaint was poor legal judgement. [See Here] I would say Atkinson’s decision is directly related to his own risk exposure:
    .
    OLC Opinion Trump-Ukraine Call and Whistleblower
    “Urgent Concern” Determination by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community
    https://www.scribd.com/document/4275...-Whistleblower

    Within a heavy propaganda report from the New York Times there are also details about the Intelligence Community Inspector General that show the tell-tale fingerprints of the ICIG supportive intent:
    .
    […] Mr. Atkinson, a Trump appointee, nevertheless concluded that the allegations appeared to be credible and identified two layers of concern.

    The first involved a possible violation of criminal law. Mr. Trump’s comments to Mr. Zelensky “could be viewed as soliciting a foreign campaign contribution in violation of the campaign-finance laws,” Mr. Atkinson wrote, according to the Justice Department memo.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/u...tleblower.html

    Does the “foreign campaign contribution” angle sound familiar? It should, because that argument was used in the narrative around the Trump Tower meeting with the Russian Lobbyist Natalia Veselnitskaya. More specifically, just like FARA violations the overused “campaign contribution” narrative belongs to a specific network of characters, Lawfare.

    The “Schiff Dossier”, aka “whistle-blower” complaint was a constructed effort of allied members within congress and the intelligence apparatus to renew the impeachment effort. The intelligence team, including the ICIG, changed the whistleblower form to allow the CIA to insert the Schiff Dossier, written by Lawfare.

    The Soft-Coup effort continues…

    Read the rest and see the links:
    https://theconservativetreehouse.com...er-guidelines/
    It never stops, does it? Thanks for pursuing that further. You just can't turn your head for a moment, can you?

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