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Mon Feb 11, 2019, 12:43 AM

Trump ordered Justice Department to draft memo advising firing of Comey, former deputy FBI director

Trump ordered Justice Department to draft memo advising firing of Comey, former deputy FBI director claims
Andrew McCabe memoir compares US president and his entourage to 'criminal brigade'

Tom Embury-Dennis @tomemburyd
17 hours ago

Donald Trump ordered the Justice Department to justify his firing of FBI director James Comey in 2017, according to a new book by Mr Comey’s former deputy.

In the upcoming memoir, former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe details deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein’s upset at allegedly being asked by the White House to draft a now notorious memo in which he advised Mr Comey’s removal.

Mr McCabe writes how, in a private meeting with Mr Rosenstein after the firing in May 2017, the 54-year-old appeared “glassy-eyed” and emotional.

“He said it wasn’t his idea. The president had ordered him to write the memo justifying the firing,” writes Mr McCabe, who added Mr Rosenstein was having trouble sleeping after concluding he had been scapegoated by the White House.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-james-comey-firing-andrew-mccabe-book-rod-rosenstein-justice-department-memo-a8772191.html

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Reply Trump ordered Justice Department to draft memo advising firing of Comey, former deputy FBI director (Original post)
Judi Lynn Monday OP
ProudMNDemocrat Monday #1
BigmanPigman Monday #3
amywalk Monday #4
BigmanPigman Monday #5
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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 01:16 AM

1. Only a DICKtator issues ORDERS.........


Donald Trump is proving more and more that he cares little for the rule of law as well as independent law enforcement on a Federal Level.


How much longer must we put up with this before even more damage is done to this country.

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Response to ProudMNDemocrat (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 02:57 AM

3. He really thinks that laws and rules do not apply to him.

For that attitude alone I want to see him get the maximum punishment and financial penalty for every. single. law he has broken since he was born that doean't have a statute of limitations. Even for jaywalking!

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 04:00 AM

4. He has good reason to believe that. So far,

they haven’t applied to him. He’s gotten away with criminal behavior all of his life. If we do finally nail the bastard, it will be the first time.

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Response to amywalk (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 02:03 PM

5. His spawn also grew up with that attitude.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 02:29 AM

2. Louise Mensch always said Trump had made him write that memo

along with another one not recommending the firing. And then Trump used the one he wanted to use and blamed him for it.

It sounds like this was one of the things she got right.

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