Democrat dragon woman, Senator Kamala Harris, viciously attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions in testimony before the Intelligence Committee for qualifying his statements with phrases such as “to the best of my knowledge” or “to the best of my recollection,” forcing him to defend their use by stating that if he didn’t they’d accuse him of lying if he made a mistake. At least he was legitimately attempting to answer the questions to the best of his ability, not using phraseology and word parsing as a cover for wrongdoing.
The same can’t be said for former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who, rather than answer questions about her suspected criminal abuse of power directly, in public, chose to hide behind a spokesperson, providing herself with an additional layer of insulating deniability. Now she can claim her spokesperson was mistaken as well as having not having been provided the complete information.
That spokesman, Robert Raben, wrote in a letter to top members of the Judiciary Committee on Thursday, providing her official response to questions regarding allegations made by former FBI Director Comey that she had meddled into the ridiculously decided, so-called Clinton “investigation.” She may have actually been correct in telling Comey to call it a matter rather than an investigation as the outcome was clearly predetermined.
Raben wrote, “To the best of her knowledge and recollection, neither Ms. Lynch nor any representative of the Office of the Attorney General discussed the Clinton email investigation with Ms. [Amanda] Renteria, Representative [Debbie] Wasserman Schultz or her staff, or any DNC official.” If Raben and Lynch aren’t lying, the question then becomes who was referenced in the letter. That document needs to be examined and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Ms Renteria, and others in the DNC, perhaps Robbie “Muck” Mook, John Podesta and Clinton herself need to come in and answer some questions in private, under oath.
According to an article in The Hill, “The Washington Post reported that a document, purportedly created by Russian intelligence, showed Wasserman Schultz, then the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, saying Lynch had assured Renteria, a Clinton campaign operative, that she wouldn’t let the FBI probe ‘go too far.'”
Raben stated in his Thursday letter that “those communications did not take place. Ms. Lynch does not know Ms. Renteria, did not discuss the Clinton email investigation with Ms. Renteria and did not communicate to Ms. Renteria, either in words or in substance, that ‘she would not let the FBI investigation into Clinton go too far.'” So it those communications didn’t take place, what did she communicate or to whom were the communications made?
Circa News reported on June 12th, ” During the conversation, Comey told lawmakers he confronted Lynch with a highly sensitive piece of evidence, a communication between two political figures that suggested Lynch had agreed to put the kibosh on any prosecution of Clinton.
Comey said “the attorney general looked at the document then looked up with a steely silence that lasted for some time, then asked him if he had any other business with her and if not that he should leave her office.” Why didn’t she deny the veracity of the document then as her spokesman is weakly attempting to do now?
Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA.), Lindsey Graham (R-SC.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) referenced the alleged conversation in a letter to Lynch sent last month as part of the committee’s investigation into potential political interference in FBI probes and former FBI Director James Comey’s firing.
The senators also asked whether or not Lynch was aware of the Comey memos, if so how she became aware of them and if she had “any reason to doubt the authenticity of this document.”
Raben said Lynch was “prepared to address,” different from answering, the questions but that she was legally prohibited from discussing them publicly. He said, “Ms. Lynch intends to cooperate fully with your inquiry.” That’ll be a first.
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