By Jon Dougherty
A DoJ whistleblower and former U.S. attorney said when — when — Democrats and their Capitol Hill staffers with security clearances get a look at the full report on so-called “Trump-Russia collusion,” they will selectively leak portions of it to damage POTUS Donald Trump.
And they won’t care who they hurt in the process.
J. Christian Adams, who left the Justice Department in 2010 after Obama’s ‘racially sensitive’ attorney general, Eric Holder, dropped an open-and-shut case of voter intimidation against members of the Black Panther Party, predicted that the contents of the Mueller report are at risk of being exposed by Democrats.
“What qualifies you for that is you’re a Hill staffer for a Democrat or you’re a Democrat congressman or senator. Of course, we all know by now, Brian, that Trump derangement syndrome has no cure,” he told “Fox & Friends” Thursday.
“So, these folks [who] are going to get it are going to read the secret information about grand jury testimony, which you can’t reveal by law. It’s going to have classified information in it. And of course, we know they can’t be trusted,” he added.
Adams, an election law expert, added that Democrats have a history of leaking sensitive information for political gain, citing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process as an example.
“We’ll probably find out exactly what the Mueller report says in three, maybe four hours, sometime later this afternoon because we’ve seen how they leak like they did with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford during the Kavanaugh hearings. They can’t keep a secret,” he said.
“So hopefully by the end of the day or not hopefully they’ll be telling us all there is to know.”
He added that Democratic House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (N.Y.) will become one of the first to leak the report after saying his committee never agreed to keep the Mueller findings secret — though the findings are to be kept secret by law.
“Nowhere is Trump derangement syndrome more of an epidemic than in Gerald Nadler’s Upper West Side district,” Adams said.
“So don’t expect any reasonableness from him. I’m sure that he will be leading the charge to leak the terms and the content of the Mueller report. If anything maybe the attorney general is being too transparent,” Adams continued.
“I mean there is grand jury testimony in here. And this is a group of people on Capitol Hill who are completely deranged about the president and cannot be trusted to not leak illegal information.”
No doubt Barr and POTUS Trump also believe that leaks will be forthcoming. And people in D.C. wonder why few Americans trust their own government anymore.
The clock is ticking.
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