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Is Gen. Michael Flynn’s Conviction About to be Thrown Out?

Big things may be on the verge of happening with Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and it just might put the biggest black eye yet for Obama’s entire corrupt FBI.

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Big things may be on the verge of happening with the conviction of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and it just might put the biggest black eye yet for Robert Mueller, James Comey, and Obama’s entire corrupt FBI.

A week ago, Gen. Flynn’s gangbusters new attorney Sidney Powell filed a shocking motion that asserted that fired FBI operative Lisa Page altered the general’s interview records so the Bureau could use the falsified records to destroy him.

Powell’s filing is based off information discovered about the explosive revelations laying out what Page allegedly did and the illegal actions taken by the FBI.

The filing, US v Flynn; DE 129-2 was posted by Techno Fog on Scribd.

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Flynn’s legal team argues that the FBI hit Flynn with an “ambush-interview” in the White House. The interview was not intended to discover any evidence of criminal activity, but to fool Flynn into making false statements that the FBI could then use to destroy him and force him to do their bidding to destroy others in Trump’s orbit.

This was on top of evidence that the FBI also hid evidence and even destroyed evidence that would be exculpatory for Flynn that could have been used in the trial that resulted in his guilty plea.

The evidence that the government criminally altered records is contained in messages written by Page and other FBI agents.

“Overnight, the most important substantive changes were made to the Flynn 302,” Powell wrote. “Those changes added an unequivocal statement that ‘Flynn stated he did not”—in response to whether Mr. Flynn had asked Kislyak to vote in a certain manner or slow down the UN vote.”

As Powell points out, the original notes of the agents who interviewed Flynn showed, “Mr. Flynn was not even sure he had spoken to Russia/Kislyak on the issue.” But it looks like additional information was added to the official interview records that does not appear in the agent notes.

The evidence seems to show that Flynn pleaded guilty to statements that he didn’t even make because he was shown records months later that did not reflect what he actually said.

After Powell filed her motion, Judge Emmet Sullivan abruptly cancelled his next hearing — a sure sign that he found the filing alarming.

Some court-watchers have become convinced that the judge is considering ruling that the whole case is suspect.

For her part, Powell said she is at least expecting a postponement of the sentencing phase.

“I’m expecting Judge Sullivan to issue an order than at a minimum postpones any sentencing or cancels any sentencing and orders the government to produce additional information, and might even hold the prosecutors in contempt of court because they certainly are,” Powell said on Friday.

“I attached a number of exhibits including a comparison of the 302, the FBI interview form between February 10 and February 11 that shows dramatic changes, the long notes of the FBI agents… to show that there were things that were wrong in the notes. We also identified a small group in the upper echelon of the FBI, approximately ten people, met the day before Mr. Flynn’s interview to scheme and plan how to keep him unguarded and unaware of the true purpose of the interview,” Powell added.

Indeed, Judge Sullivan took the forceful step of informing the FBI and government prosecutors that they have three days to respond to Powell’s motion.

The question is, what exactly is Judge Sullivan thinking? Is he getting frustrated with Powell? Or, as some suspect, is he having the wool pulled from his eyes about the criminal actions committed by Obama’s FBI.

In any case, the countdown clock is ticking away.

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President Trump Flips Another Liberal Court to a Conservative Majority

On Thursday, President Donald Trump flipped another liberal court to a conservative majority.

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On Thursday, President Donald Trump flipped another liberal court to a conservative majority.

THIS is one of the biggest reasons voting for Trump was the right thing to do. It is also why never Trumpers are traitors both to conservatism and to the country itself.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals now has seven Republican appointed judges and only six Democrat ones. The seventh judge, White House attorney Steven Menashi, advanced to the court in a 51-41 vote on Thursday.

The only Republican Senator who voted against Menashi was the usually recalcitrant Susan Collins.

Naturally, Menashi was thoroughly attacked by the Democrats.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Menashi “contemptible.”

Liberal lion Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont also attacked Menashi.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Menashi: “Mr. Menashi is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Stanford University Law School, he’s accrued an impressive record in private practice and earned clerkships on the D.C. Circuit and with Justice [Samuel] Alito. I hope my colleagues will join me in advancing each of these nominations.”

To date, Trump has flipped both the 2nd Circuit and the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to a conservative majority.

Trump has also put more conservative judges (six now) on the once thoroughly left-wing 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, as well. Where liberals were once able to count on getting every lunatic, left-wing, idiocy past the judges of the 9th, now the court is a bit less likely to vote in favor of the worst, liberal cases.

Never Trumpers would have prevented us from having better courts.

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Roger Stone Found Guilty On All Counts in Connection with Mueller Investigation

Former Donald Trump operative Roger Stone has been found guilty on all counts by a jury deliberating in his trial on Friday.

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Former Donald Trump operative Roger Stone has been found guilty on all counts by a jury deliberating in his trial on Friday.

Stone was brought up on charges of bribery, witness tampering, making false statements to Congress, and several other charges stemming from Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

“Stone was accused of providing false statements to the House Intelligence Committee about communications having to do with WikiLeaks, obstructing a congressional investigation of Russian election interference by falsely denying that he had evidence to turn over, and witness tampering,” Fox News reported.

Federal prosecutors charged that Stone intentionally lied about his use of others to find out if WikiLeaks had any information about the release of the stolen Democrat Party emails during the 2016 election cycle. Prosecutors said he hid the truth to protect the Trump campaign.

Stone’s legal team, though, argued that there were no such intermediaries because the people he was talking to — such as Radio host Randy Credico and author Jerome Corsi– never actually spoke to anyone at WikiLeaks.

The defense team also argued that Stone had no inside information and was never in contact with WikiLeaks.

But witnesses told the jury that members of the Trump campaign were eager to get any information about the stolen Democrat Party emails and thought Stone was an “access point” to get that info.

Stone was also accused of witness tampering and for attempting to intimidate a witness (Randy Credico). Stone was accused of threatening Credico and his dog with a veiled threat o violence.

The defense dismissed these claims and said that Stone had a sarcastic relationship with Credico. Stone’s lawyers also said that Credico lied about having some relationship or inside info from WikiLeaks.

It is important to note that these charges are all process crimes that occurred DURING the investigation. In other words, Stone committed no crimes before the investigation began, and what he was convicted on had no connection at all to Trump, Russia, or the 2016 election.

Again, there are no “Russia” connections in Stone’s trial at all.

President Trump slammed the conviction and asked why all the others who lied repeatedly to the FBI and to Congress weren’t convicted of anything.

“So they now convict Roger Stone of lying and want to jail him for many years to come,” Trump tweeted minutes after Stone’s conviction was reported. “Well, what about Crooked Hillary, Comey, Strzok, Page, McCabe, Brennan, Clapper, Shifty Schiff, Ohr & Nellie, Steele & all of the others, including even Mueller himself? Didn’t they lie?”

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Indisposed Due to Illness,’ Misses Arguments

Aged and infirm U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday due to illness, reports say.

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Aged and infirm U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday due to illness, reports say.

Ginsburg, at 86, the oldest member of the court, was reportedly “indisposed due to illness,” Chief Justice John Roberts said at the start of Wednesday’s proceedings.

The chief justice added that Ginsburg planned to read all the deliberations later to keep up on the court’s business.

Ginsburg, the court’s leading leftist, has been sick repeatedly in the last dozen years and also suffered several cancer scares going back to the 1990s.

Liberals have been fearful of her retiring or passing away as it would give the president a third opportunity to put someone on the highest court in the land.

The court is already split with five conservative-leaning justices and four clear liberals. But Democrats fear that Trump will be able to tip the balance 6 to 3 if he gets another shot at seating a justice.

Ginsburg completed radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer in August and was pronounced cancer free. She also underwent surgery in 2018 to remove two cancerous nodules from her left lung. The justice was also treated for colon cancer as far back as the late 1990s.

The aged justice was on the bench Tuesday to hear the administration’s case to put an end to Barack Obama’s DACA coddling of illegal aliens.

Ginsburg advanced to the Supreme Court in 1993 when President Bill Clinton appointed her to the high court.

She has vowed to remain on the job until she is at least 90 years old. If she lives that long.

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Witness for Prosecution in Roger Stone Trial Makes Mockery of Court

A witness for the government testifying in Roger Stone’s case made a mockery of the court, Tuesday.

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A witness for the government testifying in Roger Stone’s case made a mockery of the court by repeatedly rambling and even trying to do funny impressions from the witness box.

District Judge Amy Berman Jackson reportedly even called a side bar with government prosecutors and demanded that they get their witness in line.

Jackson spoke to lead government attorney Aaron Zelinsky and Stone lawyer Robert Bushchel after the antics of witness Randy Credico lit up the courtroom on Tuesday.

Credico was what Jackson called a “difficult” witness, the Daily Caller reported.

According to a court transcript obtained by the Daily Caller, the judge repeatedly warned Credico to stop with his disruptive behavior which even included his attempts to do celebrity impressions from the stand.

After Bushchel apologized for Credico’s behavior, the lawyer told Judge Jackson, “I’m doing the best I can.”

“Believe me, I think everybody is doing the best under difficult circumstances,” the judge replied according to the transcript.

The exasperated judge even apologized for coming down so hard on prosecutors.

“I’m trying to facilitate what you’re doing, and focusing in ways that maybe are less threatening to him so that he can actually answer the question,” Jackson insisted.

The jury was not able to hear the exchange as it was carried out close to the bench. However, they did get to hear the “difficult” witness knock down some of the prosecution’s key accusations against Stone.

One of the government’s accusations is that Stone threatened Credico by saying he (Stone) would kidnap and maybe even harm Credico’s dog. But with his “difficult” testimony on Tuesday, Credico denied his earlier claims that Stone threatened him.

“I don’t think he was going to steal my dog. I think he was pretty riled up at that time,” Credico acknowledged during cross-examination from Bushchel, the Stone lawyer.

“I know he wouldn’t have ever touched that dog. It was hyperbole by him.”

“Does he love my dog? I think he loves all dogs. I don’t think he would steal a dog, no,” Credico added.

This testimony totally undercut the governments accusation that Stone threatened Credico’s dog and thereby threatened Credico.

No wonder the government felt Credico was “difficult.”

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Roger Stone Set to Fight Government Cancellation of His First Amendment Rights

Roger Stone is set to go before a judge next week, but for months he has suffered a loss of his First Amendment rights.

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One-time Trump strategist Roger Stone is finally set to go before a judge next week, but for months he has suffered a loss of his First Amendment rights after Judge Amy Berman Jackson summarily canceled his right to speak against his persecution.

Judge Jackson slammed down a gag order on Stone preventing him from defending himself in the press for much of this year ahead of his Nov. 5 trial. He has tried to fight the gag order, but a D.C. appeals court denied his petition.

Next week, Stone will face “charges of witness tampering, obstruction and false statements about his interactions related to the release of stolen Democratic Party emails by WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign. The charges were originally brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who investigated Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The trial is scheduled to begin Nov. 5,” the Sun Sentinel noted.

The flamboyant political strategist — who got his start as far back as the Nixon administration — should have the same right of free speech as everyone else. But an out of control judge has denied him his rights and the deep state judiciary has aligned against him.

Judge Jackson ordered that Stone be barred from posting to social media or talk about his case until the trial begins.

The order reads in part:

[T]he defendant is prohibited from making statements to the media or in public settings about the Special Counsel’s investigation or this case or any of the participants in the investigation or the case. The prohibition includes, but is not limited to, statements made about the case through the following means: radio broadcasts; interviews on television, on the radio, with print reporters, or on internet based media; press releases or press conferences; blogs or letters to the editor; and posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other form of social media.

The judge has claimed that Stone’s well-known Twitter, Instagram, and other accounts are so well publicized that he could “prejudice the jury pool” against the government persecution.

But, in fact, it is special counsel Robert Mueller who has introduced prejudice into the case by engineering a false reason for picking Judge Jackson in the first place. Mueller claimed that the Stone case is somehow part of the case of Paul Manafort’s unreported lobbying. Clearly, they are not connected at all as Stone is being accused of different and unconnected violations.

Judge Jackson’s act of slapping a gag order on Stone itself will prejudice a jury because Jackson just made Stone look guilty by assuming that he will just launch a wave of lies on social media. How could that not color the jury’s perceptions of the case?

Worse, it appears that this arrogant judge feels it is her prerogative to jail Americans or take away their rights because they might say mean things about her.

This judge should be removed from this case.

Meanwhile, Stone’s entire life and freedom is under threat by this out of control judge.

The cost will be exorbitant, as well. Stone is still trying to raise as much money as he can to fund his defense. According to the Sun Sentinel, more than 45,000 Americans have donated to Stone’s defense fund and so far he has raised more than $2 million of the $3 million he hopes to raise.

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Judge OKays Covington Catholic Kids’ $250 Million Lawsuit Against Wash. Post Reversing Lower Court

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A federal judge is now allowing a defamation lawsuit filed by the the Covington Catholic teens against the Washington Post to proceed, reversing a lower court’s ruling.

U.S. District Court Judge William Bertelsman agreed to allow discovery to continue for the suit alleging 33 libelous statements the Washington Post supposedly made during its coverage of the January 18 confrontation between fraud Indian activist Nathan Phillips and Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann.

The paper’s initial reporting claimed that Sandmann was a racist who called the faux Indian activist names and taunted him and his friends. But only a day later, full video of the incident showed exactly the opposite was true, that it was Phillips that was the aggressor and none of the Catholic kids delivered any taunts or yelled any epithets.

The students have identified statements by the paper that claims Sandmann and the other students blocked Phillips and impeded his cohorts from moving freely.

But the judge has narrowed the lawsuit to particular statements that he feels are problematic.

“The Court will adhere to its previous rulings as they pertain to these statements except Statements 10, 11, and 33, to the extent that these three statements state that plaintiff ‘blocked’ Nathan Phillips and ‘would not allow him to retreat,'” Judge Bertelsman said in his Monday order.

“Suffice to say that the Court has given this matter careful review and concludes that ‘justice requires’ that discovery be had regarding these statements and their context. The Court will then consider them anew on summary judgment,” the judge continued.

Sandmann’s attorney, Todd V. McMurtry, called the new order a “huge victory.”

“The Sandmann family and our legal team are grateful that Judge Bertelsman has allowed the case to proceed,” McMurtry told the Washington Times in an email. “The Court’s ruling preserves the heart of the Nicholas Sandmann’s claims. We can consider this a huge victory and look forward to initiating discovery against the Washington Post”

Sandmann’s legal team also filed suits against CNN and NBC for their fake news coverage of the incident.

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Filing from Gen Michael Flynn’s Lawyer Asserts Fired FBI Agent Lisa Page Altered Interview Records

Gen. Michael Flynn’s lawyer has filed a motion asserting that the Department of Justice manipulated Flynn’s interview document to frame the general.

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Sidney Powell, the lawyer for former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, has filed a motion in which she asserts that the Department of Justice manipulated Flynn’s interview documents to frame the general and is withholding exculpatory evidence that would exonerate him.

Powell’s filing is based off information discovered about the explosive revelations laying out what Page allegedly did and the illegal actions taken by the FBI.

The filing, US v Flynn; DE 129-2 was posted by Techno Fog on Scribd.

Flynn’s legal team argues that the FBI hit Flynn with an “ambush-interview” in the White House. The interview was not intended to discover any evidence of criminal activity, but to fool Flynn into making false statements that the FBI could then use to destroy him, and force him to do their bidding to destroy others in Trump’s orbit.

Powell is demanding that federal prosecutors hand over a mountain of evidence that proves her case. But the feds are refusing to hand over any of this evidence claiming that documents Powell is requesting have no bearing on Flynn’s case.

But now we have this new evidence made public showing disgraced FBI operative Lisa Page seeming to admit that she and the FBI illegally altered Flynn’s records to make Flynn look guilty.

The documents posted by Techno Fog includes Page’s apparent admission that she had edited Flynn’s 302 forms — something that she allegedly told FBI investigators she did not recall.

The edits that Page apparently admitted to making in the forms were substantive: they included a claim that Flynn said he did not discuss any sanctions with the Russian ambassador. Flynn’s lawyers allege he merely told the FBI he did not recall, and that the claim he said otherwise was added only after a transcript of his discussion with the ambassador had been leaked to the media.

As Joel Pollak — who is Breitbart News’ legal counsel — explained:

In a footnote, the filing adds that former FBI general counsel James Baker “is believed to be the person who illegally leaked the transcript of Mr. Flynn’s calls to [Washington Post reporter David] Ignatius.” It also alleges that former National Intelligence Director James Clapper told Ignatius to “take the kill shot on Flynn.”

The filing emerged hours after reports that the Department of Justice had shifted its investigation of the origins of the Russia probe to become a criminal investigation under the supervision of prosecutor John H. Durham.

Flynn was subject to surveillance — allegedly in response to claims that he might have violated the Logan Act, an archaic and rarely-enforced law barring private citizens from diplomacy — during President-elect Donald Trump’s transition to office. Flynn’s name was then unmasked in the transcript of his telephone conversation with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, which was then leaked illegally.

Flynn’s subsequent prosecution for lying to the FBI was a major part of the so-called “Russia collusion” story that the FBI tried to push after the 2016 election. However, despite the wild claims of Trump’s criminal actions, Robert Mueller’s subsequent report found that no collusion occurred and the whole story is fake news.

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