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Sen. Kennedy: McCabe ‘should be prosecuted with great vengeance and furious anger’ if he lied to FBI agents (Video)

By Jon Dougherty

(NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public.

“I would ask the attorney general to work Sunday — he probably does anyway — after church, let’s read the report and get it released to the American people. They’re entitled to know what happened,” he told Fox Business Network‘s Neil Cavuto.

Kennedy went onto to note that FBI and Justice Department officials are “entitled to their own political beliefs, but they can’t act on them” in an official capacity, which appears to have been the case regarding reported efforts by former FBI agent Peter Strzok, former director James Comey, and former deputy director Andrew McCabe, among others, to undermine President Donald Trump and drive him from office.

“If somebody in the 2016 campaign did and tried to hurt President Trump or hurt Secretary [Hillary] Clinton, the American people need to know, they need to be dismissed from the Justice Department and FBI, and if necessary, they need to be prosecuted with great vengeance and furious anger,” Kennedy continued.

“We need to get this behind us and restore the credibility of the FBI and the Justice Department,” he said.

“Now, if somebody didn’t do anything wrong, then let’s tell the American people that.”

The colorful Louisiana Republican noted that he wants the Senate Judiciary Committee, of which he is a member, “to get into this.” But first, he added, the American people should “have a chance to read the report.” (Related: Trump counterattack against deep state conspirators in full swing as ‘bombshell’ reports due in weeks: ‘There will be indictments’)

Horowitz submitted a draft of his report on Friday to Barr, The National Sentinel noted. Now it is being vetted for classified material.

“We have now begun the process of finalizing our report by providing a draft of our factual findings to the department and the FBI for classification determination and marking,” Horowitz wrote in a Sept. 13 letter addressed to several House and Senate Committee leaders.

“This step is consistent with our process for reports such as this one that involve classified material.”

Horowitz noted further that once DoJ and the FBI sends back a marked-up document highlighting classified information, the IG’s office will “proceed with our usual process for preparing final draft public and classified reports, and ensuring that appropriate reviews occur for accuracy and comment purposes.”

The FBI under Comey and McCabe first obtained a surveillance warrant during the waning weeks of President Obama’s administration, then renewed applications for surveillance at least three times after Trump defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Earlier reports noted that Comey and others including former Justice Department Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein used the unverified “Russia dossier” paid for by the Clinton campaign and the DNC as justification for the FISA warrants.

If so, legal experts say, that could mean Comey and others are in legal jeopardy for purposely defrauding the FISA court in order to obtain their warrants.

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Cavuto noted that McCabe’s lawyer has been pressuring the Justice Department to drop its investigation into his client’s actions because he has yet to be charged with any crime.

But as Kennedy noted, others — including Trump campaign and administration officials like Michael Flynn and George Papadopoulos — have been charged and convicted for lying to federal investigators and the FBI.

“Here we have a case of an FBI agent lying to an FBI agent,” Kennedy said. “If the Justice Department and FBI are going to maintain any credibility, it seems to me that they have to treat everybody equally under the law.

“And once again, if Mr. McCabe did lie to an FBI agent, he should be prosecuted with great vengeance and furious anger,” he added. “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.”

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Some people are allowed to lie to the FBI or to Congress and some are not. We call that “Equal protection under the law”. “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.”

Woodja Blomy
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Michael Flynn was convicted of making a false statement to the FBI, which by all accounts was simply a misremembering that no one at the time considered to be “lying.” He was politically lynched for his association with President Trump – imagine, just because he was aligned with the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. His life ruined, lost his house, family in tatters, liberal media rejoiced. By comparison, this evil and treacherous leaker, perjurer, conspirator, traitor should be imprisoned for the rest of his natural life like Rudolf Hess. He participated in a not-so-covert coup attempt against our sitting President,… Read more »

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McCabe along with several justice and intelligence officials may be subject to military tribunal trials if the evidence proves that they committed treason by conspiring with “or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort ” in order to overthrow the elected government of the United States (Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution ” Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.”). Italy and England could be considered to have been the enemy of the United States at that time if… Read more »

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

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CCColeman
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If they not prosecute McCabe, Comey, Lynch, Rice, Stzrok, Page, Brennan, Clapper, etc… just set everyone caught in the Trump Coup free especially Roger Stone. If there is no Justice free everyone – pardon everyone.

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

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[…] (NationalSentinel) Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy said Saturday that the best thing Attorney General William Barr can do now that he’s received DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court by former FBI officials is to release as much of it as possible to the public. […]

william
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william

—- Employing DELAYING tactics in answering questions when we are (supposedly) “at war with terrorism” (& Russia, China, N.Korea, Iran, according to THEM), is Aiding and Abetting Terrorism. …… Hillary, Soros, and their “resistance” ACCOMPLICES are tying up and wasting OUR resources. THAT is a tactic of waging war, tie up and delay the ENEMY Did the FBI knowingly conceal, cover up and/or destroy evidence with the intent to impede, obstruct, or influence the OIG’s Investigation? If so, they violated 18 U.S. Code § 1519 – “Destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in Federal investigations.” we SUPPOSEDLY are fighting a… Read more »

PatrickHenry
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PatrickHenry

It’s call Sedition. Yes, let’s go there and prosecute the dirty dozen+.

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jakee308
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jakee308

Does he understand that speech comes from Pulp Fiction?

dave c
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dave c

Anyone remembers Epstein? McCabe has been quoted saying “if I go down I’ll take everybody with me”… Either McCabe is going to “commit suicide” in an unorthodox manner, like shooting himself twice in the back of the head, or hanging himself using his tongue, or they’ll give him a pass and somebody will come up with a lame excuse like “not enough evidence of intent”. If McCabe is indicted and tried our justice system may recover some of the credibility it has (massively) lost since all the players in Hillary’s conspiracy to bring down Trump have, one by one, eluded… Read more »

Jim1937
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Jim1937

McCabe says he will bring down the whole bunch if he is prosecuted. I say great idea!

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