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Saturday, January 12, 2019

On Saturday morning, Jan. 12, Trump tweeted: "Wow, just learned in the Failing New York Times that the corrupt former leaders of the FBI, almost all fired or forced to leave the agency for some very bad reasons, opened up an investigation on me, for no reason & with no proof after I fired Lyin' James Comey, a total sleaze!" [Italics added.]

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Trump complains that the F.B.I. initiated an investigation of him without first having "proof." He fails to understand that the purpose of an initial investigation is to determine whether there IS "proof" of a crime committed by someone -- i.e., enough probable-cause evidence that they committed a crime to proceed with charges against them. If enough such "proof" already exists, you don't need an initial investigation, you just arrest them, charge them, and proceed to develop further evidence for trial.

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I am really, really looking forward to this ass ending his life in prison.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2019-01-12 11:35 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Uh...isnt the "proof" what the "investigation" is supposed to uncover?

He has the best words, huh?

His behavior is plenty incriminating enough to launch an investigation.

If he has done nothing wrong, he has nothing to fear from a professional investigation, am I right Repubs?

The truth will set him free, right?

Fly, Trump, fly high, fly free on the wings of truth.

Heh, heh.

#2 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2019-01-12 11:38 AM | Reply

I wonder if we'll get to read the termination letter for Comey that Trump and Miller cooked up and that so horrified McGahn, because he thought it proved Trump was trying to obstruct justice, and that Rosenstein had to massively rewrite in order to cover Donnie's traitorous derriere?

#3 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-01-12 11:46 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Yeah Trump should know you only need feelings of hatred to open up an investigation

#4 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-01-12 11:53 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

just learned in the Failing New York Times

hmmm NYT must be doing something right if even trump is learning something.

#5 | Posted by truthhurts at 2019-01-12 11:59 AM | Reply

This is the same argument OJ had about the LA homicide department after the Nicole Brown-Simpson/Ronald Goldman murders.

#6 | Posted by truthhurts at 2019-01-12 12:00 PM | Reply

Mackris, you ignorant slat, His behavior is totally consistent as way too servile to Russian interests. The FBI are generally quite conservative leaning.

Comey had a "Trump for President" yard sign in his yard, fer Krighst's sake.

Your feckless deflection is noted, and you are loathed.

Xорошего дня, Мудак

#7 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2019-01-12 12:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Fox News @FoxNews

.@KellyannePolls on HRC: "If you're under your 2nd FBI investigation in the same year then you do have a ... corruption & an ethics problem."
5:19 PM - 28 Oct 2016

twitter.com

Or in Trump's case, a corruption, ethics and espionage problem. But don't take my word for it:

Sarah Sanders @SarahHuckabee

When you're attacking FBI agents because you're under criminal investigation, you're losing
12:12 PM - 3 Nov 2016

#8 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-01-12 12:14 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

James Comey @Comey

"I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made." -- FDR
7:06 AM - 12 Jan 2019

#9 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-01-12 12:17 PM | Reply

And let's remember who is not on Trump's enemies list.

#10 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-01-12 12:19 PM | Reply

I'm starting to believe with all of the White Knighting of the Orange Fuhrer that Comrade Fat Andy Matress does, that his Daddy is Ruskie!

#11 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-01-13 04:30 PM | Reply

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