DONALD TRUMP, JAMES COMEY AND THE OBSTRUCTION OF BUPKIS

 
 
 
 
 
Another day and another phony revelation from the imploding destroy Trump media causing a new fake crisis for the administration which will go the way of all the others into inconsequential oblivion. This time the gun, firing blanks at the prez, is alleged to be an unclassified memo written by ex FBI chief Comey leaked over the phone by an associate to a New York Times reporter. It claims that President Trump at an Oval Office meeting in February with  Comey asked him to end the investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, himself the victim of leaks. What was leaked (or what the Times wanted us to see to the exclusion of all else because it had the semblance of criminality) was this horrendous thing:
 
“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” Trump supposedly told Comey. “He is a good guy. I hope you can let this go.”
 
 "I hope you can let Flynn go"? Is that all he said? Does it sound like an instruction laid down by Trump for Comey to follow? Does it sound like a demand or command from our so called "fuhrer in chief" for Comey to obey, OR ELSE run the risk of firing, injury or death? It's nothing of the sort. What it is, is an acknowledgement by Trump that the investigation of Flynn is in Comey's hands, not his; that he and he alone is the decider running the show and he would like to see his friend let go as he believes in his innocence. Since when is a president expressing an opinion to an FBI Director about an investigation a criminal obstruction of justice? It's unheard of.
 
Yet the lying lunatic get Trump press is characterizing this as an "obstruction of justice" reaching epic, earthshaking "Watergate proportions." That these 28 words constitute the high, impeachable presidential crime of the ages; that they will bring down Trump where 23 unremitting months of anti-Trump propaganda and open warfare have failed. Is this all they got after all this time to strip Trump of the presidency and put him in jail? If so what they have is
 
OBSTRUCTION OF BUPKIS
 
 Nothing. Absolutely, completely, provably NOTHING! I repeat, there was no coercion of any sort, no menacing threats, no warnings Comey might lose his job or wind up dead at the bottom of the Potomac. What Trump did at this meeting was so innocuous, unoffending, decent and good, so lacking in criminal intent, that when the meeting ended what did Comey do? BUPKIS! Instead of going straight to the Attorney General to report Trump's damning "crime" (AS THE LAW REQUIRES*), and begin an investigation, Comey either returned to his job of catching bad guys, or went home where he made notes to memorialize the meeting for himself and posterity.
 
Acting FBI chief Andrew McCabe (a Democrat) denies any interference from Trump administration in any FBI investigation.
 
And that would have been the end of it. No one but Comey would have known of this memo's existence were it not for his being sacked by Trump for incompetence and corruption (see). Then all hell broke lose in the hate Trump media culminating in this NY Times leak designed to stir up more trouble for the prez on top of his meeting with two of Putin's henchmen.
 
 
The Comey memo is nothing but a nothing burger served up by Comey and the media for consumption by idiots ignorant of the law.
 
In other words, and this is extremely important to understand,  if, as alleged, President Trump attempted to obstruct justice and tried to shut down the Flynn probe we would have heard about it THREE MONTHS AGO. Within a week or two of the meeting there would have been leaks to the Times, WaPo and CNN that the president was under criminal investigation by his own Justice Department for obstructing justice; it would have been the Trump Watergate disaster that his enemies have been desperately trying and failing to create to remove him from office; and today as I write, and you read these words, they'd either be impeachment proceedings in the House, or, like Nixon, Trump might have resigned replaced by Mike Pence.
 
But Comey found nothing unethical, immoral, wrong or criminal with the president that day. NOTHING ZILCH NADA. The meeting was bupkis then and it's bupkis now turned into a ruckus and media row by a mortified Comey out for revenge because Trump dared to fire him...ten months too late (he should have been sacked in July). No crime. No fire. No smoking gun to shoot Trump down. There was only a president speaking from the heart about a good friend and patriot who was the victim of a criminal leak hoping that Comey would see reason and stop investigating him. This is the new Watergate that will Nixonize Trump? It ain't going to happen my friends. And if you want further proof read the rest of this article to the end:
 
*THE LAW COMEY SWORE TO UPHOLD
 
 
 
As you will see from the following,  if there was "obstruction" and Comey didn't report it immediately to the Justice Department then he was involved in a conspiracy to obstruct justice.
 
18 USC 4 and 28 
 USC 1361
 
 Under the law, Comey is required to immediately inform the 
 Department of Justice of any attempt to obstruct justice by any 
 person, even the President of the United States. Failure to do so 
 would result in criminal charges against Comey. (18 USC 4 and 28 
 USC 1361) He would also, upon sufficient proof, lose his license 
 to practice law. 

So, if Comey believed Trump attempted to obstruct justice, did he 
comply with the law by reporting it to the DOJ? If not, it calls 
into question whether the events occurred as the Times reported 
 it. 

 Obstruction requires what's called "specific intent" to interfere 
 with a criminal case. If Comey concluded, however, that Trump's 
 language was vague, ambiguous or elliptical, then he has no duty 
 under the law to report it because it does not rise to the level 
|of specific intent. Thus, no crime. 

There is no evidence Comey ever alerted officials at the Justice 
 Department, as he is duty-bound to do. Surely if he had, that 
 incriminating information would have made its way to the public 
 either by an indictment or, more likely, an investigation that 
could hardly be kept confidential in the intervening months. 
 
POSTSCRIPT 1
 
COMEY UNDER OATH SAYS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NEVER PRESSURED HIM TO STOP ANY INVESTIGATION
(hat tip Sue2)
 
Looks like I've wasted my time writing all of the above. This video completely crushes the justice obstruction narrative.
 
 
 
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28 thoughts on “DONALD TRUMP, JAMES COMEY AND THE OBSTRUCTION OF BUPKIS

  1. Give me a break! I can tell law enforcement everyday until the end of time to shut down investigations. That is not obstruction. Interfering with an investigation to cause a different outcome is interference. More hyperbole, more conspiracy theory, more whining and crying. Get on with governing the country you imbeciles!

  2. One: The NYT is untrustworthy and is doing everything in its power to discredit President Trump.

    Two: If there is such a memo, then James Comey committed a crime by not releasing it immediately to the DOJ. He is about as trustworthy as…well, see One above.

  3. So, NYT said “someone, whom we can’t name, told us about a memo, which we haven’t seen, and read a piece of it.” Yeah, that is reputable “evidence.”

    1. If Comey didn’t write the memos, I bet some DNC staffer is writing them right now and they are briefing Comey what to say when he appears before Congress. Comey is in the DNC’s pocket and has lied to Congress, plus he was just fired by Trump, so why should we trust him now? There is plenty of motive for him to lie to make Trump look bad.

  4. In what court would “asking” be considered obstruction of Justice? Hell, he didn’t even offer a deal Comey couldn’t resist! The fact he took copious notes tells me he was attempting to create a controversy to cover his own corruption and illegal leaks of classified information.

  5. Notes written by Comey’s hand being he has shown his ability to avoid the truth mean little.

    Al Capone had most of Chicago’s Government and Police in his pocket. Not much different than the Clinton’s except the numbers and scale of those in their pocket.

      1. A proven liar? You must be talking about Hillary. Comey is a slimy Washington politician/deep state operative of proven sneaky skills ready to grab the limelight and protect his own ass.

  6. Trump says privately that he hopes Flynn’s investigation will be done soon.
    Liberals: Obstruction of justice.

    Barwack Obola goes on live TV and instructs Jim “The Poodle” Comey to spike the investigation of Cankles Clintoon due to “lack of intent”.
    Liberals: Hey, he’s entitled to express his opinion.

  7. The memo Comey wrote to himself also states that Trump used the word “intent” over and over when requesting that the Flynn investigation be ended. Specifically Trump said “I am acting with full INTENT to violate the law and I have no INTENT of behaving in any sort of ethical manner. End the Flynn investigation or you are fired”

    With the intent clause of the law clearly violated, Comey is clearly justified in turning the case over to the NY Times with the recommendation that the Times commence with impeachment hearings immediately.

    1. Hillary had no intent to break the law, concluded Comey; but the Trump derangement media assumes Trump intended obstruction of justice by his remarks to him. Go figure.

    1. Yeah, that laying out of violation after violation Hillary committed, and then saying he was giving her a pass is very credible.

      1. And then when Huma sent classified mail to her husband’s laptop for him to read and copy at Kinko’s….and then saying Hillary gets another pass for those clear cut violations…..all of this is 1 billion percent credible.

        Get back to your WaPo site….seems that’s the playpen you fell out of.

  8. OK. How did this NYT information come about? Well, according to the NYT:

    An ANONYMOUS SOURCE “read a memo over the phone” to the NYT——-WOW.

    This REEKS of democrat DESPERATION and FAKE NEWS.

    And, the mindless democrat Trolls will be out in Force. democrat Trolls are that Desperate also. So, when democrat Propaganda like this comes out, they wet themselves and jump on-line. democrat FOLLOWERS are too dense to realize that this is one of the tactics dems use to CONTROL them.

  9. I wrote a memo to myself this morning about a phone call I got from the NYT where the editor told me that the NYT was a lying sack of s…t. I showed this “contemporaneous” note to my friends. It must be true.

    1. “Your guy is going down, kiddos. Don’t say you weren’t warned.”

      Because of a couple of stories from the leftist press based on quotes from “anonymous sources”. Keep dreaming. Hillary Lost, President Trump was elected and nothing leftists can do will change that fact.

  10. As Mark Levin said Tuesday, Trump needs to fire all Obama appointees NOW. Deep 6 the Deep State! The Ship of State is leaking like never before and will sink if the leakers aren’t thrown overboard.

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