President Trump Should Fire Mueller; Special Counsel Has Exceeded His Mandate

Fred Lucas of the Daily Signal today examines “5 Questions Emerging From the FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer.” From the story:

“There apparently is nothing to the Russia investigation, so now [special counsel] Robert Mueller has to go after this tawdry matter with Stormy Daniels that is way beyond his mandate,” Peter Flaherty, president of the National Legal and Policy Center, a conservative government watchdog group, told The Daily Signal.

This Mueller excursion into Stormy waters is even more egregious given how little apparent interest he has in matters that are well within his mandate. When it was revealed in October that the Clinton campaign paid for the Steele dossier, Mueller should have pivoted off Trump and focused on Hillary Clinton. It has not happened. No investigation. No raid of her home. No raid of her office. Nothing.

Either the Clinton campaign colluded with the Russians through Glenn Simpson of … Read More ➡

Fusion GPS Hiring of Nellie Ohr Was Part of Scheme to Influence the Election

Luke Rosiak of the Daily Caller today looks at the employment of Nellie Ohr, wife of Department of Justice (DoJ) official Bruce Ohr, by the political hit-squad firm Fusion GPS under a contract with the Clinton campaign. From the article:

“The financial arrangement between Mrs. Ohr and Fusion GPS gives the appearance of government-for-hire,” said Tom Anderson, an ethics expert at the conservative-leaning watchdog group the National Legal and Policy Center. It “appears to be a sophisticated scheme to get access to the highest levels of our government … ensuring the use of government resources in an attempt to influence an election.”

A memo created and released by the House Intelligence Committee last week detailed how the “dossier,” produced by Fusion GPS- operative Christopher Steele, was used by the FBI as the basis for an successful application to a court established by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to spy … Read More ➡