By Jon Dougherty
Don’t pay any attention to the new shiny objects garnering all the press in Washington, D.C., or threats of new investigations into all things President Trump from Democratic committee chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes advised last week.
Rather, he says, in a few short weeks “criminal referrals” involving several Deep State players special counsel Robert Mueller has strangely “skipped over” are going to be made to Attorney General William Barr, and that’s when the action really begins.
In an interview with One America News during the Conservative Political Action Conference earlier this month, the California Republican said that he and other GOP lawmakers were still, after two years, attempting to find out additional details regarding the Deep State operation to spy on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign as well as undermine it to the point of driving him from office after he defeated Hillary Clinton.
“We’re still continuing to get to the bottom of what was happening to the Department of Justice and the FBI, trying to make sure that everyone there is held accountable…either through the courts or otherwise…. We’ll be making criminal referrals on a whole host of topics, most importantly probably lying and misleading Congress,” he said.
Nunes also pointed out that while Mueller has made a number of cases thus far, he’s “skipped a whole bunch of people who’ve lied or mislead Congress, so we’ll be making those referrals to the Department of Justice.”
A few days after that interview, during an appearance on Fox News’ Sean Hannity program, Nunes made the same claim, as reported by Fellowship of the Minds:
We are preparing a criminal referral that we will present to the attorney general at the appropriate time…for many crimes. The obvious ones that you would know about would be lying to Congress. But we will also be looking at FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] abuse and all the other matters that we have been looking into. It will probably be one large referral….
Nunes also mentioned a timeline — “in the next two to three, four weeks” — for making the referral. What’s more, he cautioned against paying attention to the new “shiny balls” currently “running around Congress here.”
And he said people should “ignore” calls for new investigations into the president and his campaign from partisans like the new head of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who took over for Nunes when the chamber flipped to his party in the midterms.
On Thursday, Hannity said his sources were telling him that a “day of reckoning” is about to break wide open.
“Do you all agree with this statement? You can shake your heads. This is about to break wide open and many of these players are about to see a day of reckoning?” Hannity asked his panel of guests, investigative reporter John Solomon, Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).
All replied to the affirmative.
“My sources are telling me the same,” Hannity said.
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