OBAMAGATE: “An extraordinary, politically motivated abuse of presidential power.”

That is the description of Obamagate given today by former former assistant U.S. attorney, Andrew McCarthy, a man with years of experience within the inner-workings of the Department of Justice. It’s a scathing rebuke of the Obama Machine’s attempt to deflect blame for its attempted tampering of a then-ongoing 2016 election.

Here are some highlights of Mr. McCarthy’s thoughts on the matter:

“…FISA applications and the evidence garnered from them are classified – i.e., we would not know about any of this unless someone had leaked classified information to the media, a felony.”

(Was the Obama DOJ the source of the attempted anti-Trump leaks?)

“…In any event, the FISA court reportedly turned down the Obama Justice Department’s request, which is notable: The FISA court is notoriously solicitous of government requests to conduct national-security surveillance…”

(Meaning the Obama DOJ’s initial request to wiretap Trump and Trump associates was so broad, so without merit, even the FISA court was unwilling to sign off on it.)

“…given the explosive and controversial nature of the surveillance request we are talking about – an application to wiretap the presidential candidate of the opposition party, and some of his associates, during the heat of the presidential campaign, based on the allegation that the candidate and his associates were acting as Russian agents – it seems to me that there is less than zero chance that could have happened without consultation between the Justice Department and the White House.”

(The Obama denial of having “ordered” the wire tapping is important. It should be noted the Obama camp has not denied such wire tapping took place. It’s merely stating it didn’t order it. That’s correct. The FISA court actually issues the order – which is the result of a DOJ request. Team Obama is playing a word game here, something they did often throughout the eight years of the administration.)

 

“…that brings us to a related point: FISA national-security investigations are not like criminal investigations. They are more like covert intelligence operations – which presidents personally sign off on.”

(Again, a very important point of distinction. Team Obama denied having ordered the Trump wiretap. It hasn’t denied having approved of the Trump wiretap. See the difference?)

“…it would be a scandal of Watergate dimension if a presidential administration sought to conduct, or did conduct, national-security surveillance against the presidential candidate of the opposition party. Unless there was some powerful evidence that the candidate was actually acting as an agent of a foreign power, such activity would amount to a pretextual use of national-security power for political purposes. That is the kind of abuse that led to Richard Nixon’s resignation in lieu of impeachment.”

(McCarthy is correct. If the Obama administration conducted these wiretaps based upon a flimsy “the Russians” connection, it would be a violation beyond what toppled Nixon. And given the Mainstream Media has been pushing Team Obama’s Russian narrative since the summer, it seems likely it was a plan hatched many months ago both as a means of getting FISA approval, as well as giving the Obama administration an excuse that the wiretaps had to be conducted as a matter of national security.)

“This appears to be extraordinary, politically motivated abuse of presidential power.”

(Indeed it does.)

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Read the full McCarthy article: HERE

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