FBI, R.I.P.?

The FBI is being disintegrated before our eyes and becoming a rogue security agency akin to those who served Eastern Europe during the Cold War.

Take the FBI’s deliberately asymmetrical application of the law. This week the bureau surprise-raided the home of former President Donald Trump—an historical first.

A huge phalanx FBI agents invaded Trump’s home to seize his personal property and safe. This was all due to an archival disagreement over presidential papers, which is a common issue for many former presidents. Agents entered the house and searched every inch of it, including the wardrobe of the former first wife.

We are less than 90-days away from a midterm elections, and this was more than a raid. It was also a political act.

The Democratic Party is likely to experience historic losses. Trump was about to announce his 2024 presidential candidacy. In many polls, he remains the Republican front-runner for the nomination—and well ahead of incumbent President Joe Biden in a putative 2024 rematch.

In 2016 then FBI Director James Comey announced that candidate Hillary Clinton was guilty of destroying subpoenaed emails—a likely felony pertaining to her tenure as secretary of state. He almost assured her that she would not be prosecuted, given her status of presidential candidate.

As far as targeting presidential candidates, Trump was impeached in 2020 ostensibly for delaying military aid to Ukraine by asking Ukrainian officials to investigate more fully the clearly corrupt Biden family—given Joe Biden at the time was a likely possible presidential opponent in 2020.

The FBI has become a personal retrieval service for the incorrigible Biden clan. It suppressed, for political purposes, information surrounding Hunter Biden’s missing laptop on the eve of the 2020 election.

Previously, the FBI never pursued Hunter’s fraudulently registered firearm, his mysterious foreign income, his felonious crack cocaine use, or his regular employment of foreign prostitutes.

Yet in a pre-dawn raid just before the 2020 election, the FBI targeted the home of journalist James O’Keefe on grounds that someone had passed to him the lost and lurid diary of Ashley Biden, Biden’s wayward daughter.

At various times, in Stasi-style the FBI has publicly shackled Trump economic advisor Peter Navarro, swarmed the office of Trump’s legal counsel Rudy Giuliani, and sent a SWAT team to surround the house of Trump ally Roger Stone. Terrorists, cartels, and others continue to cross open borders with impunity.

Last week, FBI Director Christopher Wray shortened his evasive testimony in front of Congress. He claimed he had to leave for a critical appointment—only to use his FBI Gulfstream luxury jet to fly to his favorite vacation spot in the Adirondacks.

Andrew McCabe, the disgraced interim FBI director, was replaced by Wray. He lied to federal investigators repeatedly and signed off on a fraudulent FBI FISA request. He faced zero legal consequences.

McCabe, remember, was also the point man in the softball Hillary Clinton email investigation—while his wife was a political candidate and recipient of thousands of dollars from a political action committee with close ties to the Clinton family.

McCabe replaced James Comey, the disgraced FBI Director. Comey claimed on 245 occasions that he didn’t remember or know the answers to key questions about his tenure. Comey leaked confidential FBI memos without any legal consequences to the media.

Robert Mueller’s Director was replaced by Comey. Mueller, inexplicably, vowed under oath that no knowledge whatsoever of the Steele dossier nor Fusion GPS, the company that commissioned Christopher Steele, was his. These were the exact twin catalysts which prompted Mueller’s entire special investigation into Russian collusion.

Kevin Clinesmith, FBI’s legal counsel, was convicted of a felony in relation to altering an FBI warrant demand to spy on an innocent Carter Page.

The FBI, by Comey’s own public boasts, bragged how it caught National Security Advisor designate General Michael Flynn in its Crossfire Hurricane Russian collusion hoax.

As special counsel, Mueller then fired two of his top investigators—Lisa Page and Peter Strzok—for improper personal and professional behavior. He then delayed their release to hide their collaboration in wrongdoing.

Mueller’s team deleted critical cell phone evidence under subpoena that might well have revealed systemic FBI-related bias.

The FBI interferes and corrupts national elections. It employs informants who are far worse off than its targets and is a complete fraudster. It exempts or humiliates elected officials and government officials based on their political views. It violates individual American citizens’ civil rights.

The FBI’s highest officials now routinely mislead Congress. They have altered and erased evidence that was subpoenaed by courts. They illegally leak confidential information to the media. They have also lied under oath before federal investigators.

The FBI has become a threat to Americans’ democracy and rule-of-law. The FBI should be dispersing its investigatory responsibilities to other government investigative agencies that have not yet lost the public’s trust.

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