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“Somebody has to stand up and speak for the FBI and the rule of law.”
“Someone has to stand up to the fear of Fox News, fear of their base, fear of mean tweets, stand up for the values of this country & not slink away to retirement. Stand up and speak the truth.”

GOP invalid canards at work … the lame ducks like Trey Gowdy continue to try to score out-going points.

The transcripts for this session should be even more interesting when they come out in 24 hours, and not on a weekend.

REPORTER: Do you see any Republicans who are remaining taking that mantle of defending the FBI & taking on POTUS?

COMEY: “Not yet. To my view, to their everlasting shame. I hope they will overcome and realize they’ll have to explain to their grandchildren what they did today”

Catherine Herridge, after Comey’s swipe at Fox News, made a point of saying, “I have a question, from Fox News, in fact.” She proceeded to confront him about his handling of Michael Flynn‘s interview, which he defended.

Herridge also asked him about the FBI’s reputation taking “a big hit,” asking him if he shares the responsibility for that.

Comey answered by saying this:

“No. The FBI’s reputation has taken a big hit because the President of the United States, with his acolytes, has lied about it constantly, and in the face of those lies, a whole lot of good people who watch your network believe that nonsense! That’s a tragedy. That will be undone eventually, but that damage has nothing to do with me.”…

“So another day of Hillary Clinton’s emails and the Steele dossier. This while the President of the United States is … attacking the rule of law in this country. How does that make any sense at all?”

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  1. It will be a while, I reckon, before the Truth is respected again.
    Lincoln must have spun in his grave countless times by now.
    There’s nary a republican around that could bear to lock eyes with Abe if he ever descended.

  2. STFU James Comey. We are in this mess because of your dumbass. You just had to have a press conference announcing the “discovery” of Emails on Weiner’s laptop. Nothing new to see there. Hours before the election. It was the last straw for many voters who then didn’t bother to show up or vote. The never mind, nothing to see here came too late. Now trump is in office pounding the justice department every day with lies, lies & more lies & Comey’s all offended that the Congress won’t stand up for the rule of law. FU James Comey. I hold you responsible for helping elect the impostor president. You made the bed, now you lie in it.


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