A birthday present for the Deep Statements

By Paul Jacob:

Is the enemy of your enemy your friend? President Donald J. Trump, meet fugitive Edward J. Snowden. Mr. Snowden, famous for divulging the NSA’s illegal domestic spying operations and other secrets to The Washington Post and to Glenn Greenwald with the Guardian in London, is clearly the enemy of the Fourth Amendment-trampling “Deep State.” And that same Deep State appears to work as nothing less than President Trump’s enemy. “The Justice Department inspector general . . . castigated former FBI director James B. Comey for his actions during the Hillary Clinton email investigation and found that other senior bureau officials showed a ‘willingness to take official action’ to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president,” the Washington Post reported last week. As G-Man Peter Strzok texted in response to G-Woman Lisa Page’s concern that Trump could possibly become president:


“We won’t let that happen.” These two were more than mere lovers. They were also big players at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Ms. Page was legal counsel to Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was later fired for allegedly lying under oath — and who now faces possible criminal prosecution for unauthorized leaking. Strzok, then chief of the FBI’s Counterespionage Section (before being demoted), led both the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server and the probe into whether there was collusion between Russia and the Trump Campaign


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