Oh Nooozes! The “Deep State” is real. They have engulfed the Mueller Investigation. And all of its members are “disloyal” to president Trump.
So says the president’s merry band of GOP myth-makers …
theHill.com — Jan 24, 2018
Republicans are floating the idea that FBI and Department of Justice (DOJ) officials formed a “secret society” that held meetings in which they plotted to undermine President Trump and his administration.
Two FBI agents accused by Republicans of harboring anti-Trump bias exchanged text messages, one of which mentioned a “secret society” — possibly as a private joke.
The message, first described by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), lacks context and the lawmakers have admitted that they don’t know for sure what it means.
The missing Strzok-Page texts are just the Tip of Iceberg. Nunes is on the case.
RevealTheMemo! Release the Missing Texts!
newsy.com — Jan 23, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered an investigation into anti-Trump text messages sent by two FBI agents last summer.
Trump tweeted Tuesday morning: “In one of the biggest stories in a long time, the FBI now says it is missing five months worth of lovers Strzok-Page texts, perhaps 50,000, and all in prime time. Wow!”
He’s almost correct. Trump’s referring to an announcement by Sessions on Monday that the FBI didn’t keep any of the messages sent between Dec. 14, 2016, and May 17, 2017. But the 50,000 number is the total number of texts the FBI collected, not the number it lost during that five-month period.
Only one small problem with the latest right-wing hysteria-contagion:
It’s not really a “secret society” — but a widespread technical glitch.
BuzzFeed.com— Jan 24, 2018
The technical problem that caused the loss of five months of text messages between two FBI officials under Republican scrutiny affected thousands of FBI cell phones, a Justice Department official confirmed to BuzzFeed News.
The department said late Wednesday that “thousands” of FBI cell phones failed to store text messages between June 2016 and May 2017. That includes the phones used by two FBI officials on special counsel Robert Mueller’s team who exchanged text messages in early 2016 that often disparaged President Donald Trump.
But the Justice Department assertion that it had encountered widespread problems retrieving text messages from other cell phones could protect the FBI from accusations that it is engaged in a cover-up involving Page and Strzok.
And resident Trump has identified the ‘true culprit’, behind the “Deep State.” Not that any of his raving lunatics will notice …
Where are the 50,000 important text messages between FBI lovers Lisa Page and Peter Strzok? Blaming Samsung!
Ã¢ÂÂ Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 24, 2018
Jill Wine-Banks speaking on the Lawrence O’Donnell Show tonight, said that the “lost texts problem” was a multi-Agency problem, that affected thousands of government employees. It was happened at a time when the Agencies were “switching carriers.”
So there’s your secret cabal in the FBI — anyone that used a cell phone to send a Text.
Banks goes on to explain, that the lost of these Texts, is nothing like the 18 Minutes erasure of the Nixon Tapes, back during the Watergate investigation (as has been alleged.)
One was an accident of Technology; the other was an intentional Crime.
The fact that they can push this disinformation so vehemently with a total disregard for the facts, shows how desperate they are — for some Distraction, any Distraction,
that they can repeat ad nauseum on Fox News and Brietbart and Infowars etc.
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