[Swiftwater Gazette] Why Was the FBI Investigating General Flynn

Ed kroposki kroposki at att.net
Sun Feb 19 06:54:46 EST 2017

 WhyWas the FBI Investigating General Flynn—and why did “officials” make sure the press found out about it. By ANDREW C.MCCARTHY         February 18, 2017  http://www.nationalreview.com/article/445045/general-michael-flynn-national-security-adviser-fbi-investigation-phone-call-russian-ambassador  “Noneof the able journalists appears to have asked a screamingly obvious question —a question that would have been driving press coverage had an Obama administration operative been in the Bureau’s hot seat.   “Onwhat basis was the FBI investigating General Flynn?  “TheFBI has no business probing the veracity of public statements made bypresidential administrations for political purposes — something it certainlyresisted doing during the Obama administration. There appears to have been no foreign-intelligence orcriminal-investigative purpose served by the FBI’s interrogation of GeneralFlynn.   “Itis easy to see why Democrats would want to portray Flynn’s contact with theRussian ambassador as worthy of an FBI investigation. But why did the FBI andthe Justice Department investigate Flynn — and why did “officials” make surethe press found out about it?    


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