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November 10, 2021

       “It shows, full circle, that John Durham is building conspiracy cases outlining the likes of Fusion GPS, Comey, McCabe, Jake Sullivan — all these people are in trouble..."

Kash Patel: Durham Is Building a Bigger Conspiracy Case

Kash Patel, former senior Trump administration official and lead investigator exposing Russiagate, said U.S. Attorney John Durham’s recent indictment of Russian Igor Danchenko suggests he is building a larger conspiracy case. ~~~~~~~~~~

Durham last week issued an indictment for five counts of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against Igor Danchenko, a Russian researcher who worked at the Brookings Institution in Washington and provided the most salacious lies for the “pee dossier.”

Patel found while working as the lead investigator that the Hillary Clinton campaign had paid for the dossier, which was put together by opposition research firm Fusion GPS and ex-British spy Christopher Steele and then funneled into the Obama Justice Department and FBI and used to get a secret surveillance warrant on the Trump campaign.

The indictment also found that Danchenko, who worked from 2005-10 with Democratic policy luminaries at the Brookings Institution, also worked with a longtime Bill Clinton operative Charles Dolan Jr., referred to as “PR Executive-1″ in the indictment. Dolan’s lawyer confirmed that he was “PR Executive-1.”

As previously reported by Breitbart News, Durham’s indictment suggests that Dolan introduced Danchenko to his Russian acquaintances as Danchenko was reporting information to Steele. Those Russian acquaintances then allegedly provided some information Danchenko gave to Steele. ~~~~~~~~~~~

“It shows, full circle, that John Durham is building conspiracy cases outlining the likes of Fusion GPS, Comey, McCabe, Jake Sullivan — all these people are in trouble, and finally the American people are getting some accountability,” he added. ~

Patel said the length of the indictment suggests there is a bigger conspiracy case. ~~~~~~~~~~~

Patel said he did not see any chance of Hillary Clinton or James Comey actually being indicted, but added, “What I tell people is these three indictments are examples where he’s starting at the lower levels because you go and charge those guys and then they flip.”

“They don’t want to go to prison and then they flip up, as we say, and they get the bigger fish and then you start heading up towards the Lisa Pages and Peter Strzosk and possibly even Fiona Hill,” he said.

 
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From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member Icon11/12/21 5:13 AM 
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November 12, 2021

       "and I expect that all of the folks that are involved with creating it and pedaling it falsely would be in jeopardy and I know that’s what John Durham is looking at – and as I talked about, this goes to the highest levels of our government.”

Former DNI John Ratcliffe Turned Over 1,000 Documents to John Durham - Expects MANY MORE Indictments

DNI Ratcliffe told Maria Bartiromo that he turned over 1,000 documents to John Durham that implicate Hillary Clinton and Democrat operatives and likely top government officials in criminal activity that would be the basis for further indictments.

We now know that the top DOJ and FBI officials knew that Trump-Russia collusion was a hoax from the beginning and yet they ran with it anyway to destroy his administration and remove him from office.

When will James Comey, Rod Rosenstein, Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, Andrew McCabe and Hillary Clinton operatives face justice for destroying numerous lives and attempting a coup of an American president — all based on evidence that they knew at the time was a complete lie?

John Ratcliffe: ”I gave John Durham over 1,000 other documents that have not yet been declassified that I know include intelligence that go specifically to this criminal activity that would be the basis for further indictments and again, what happened with the Steele Dossier, a grand jury is saying was criminal in nature, and I expect that all of the folks that are involved with creating it and pedaling it falsely would be in jeopardy and I know that’s what John Durham is looking at – and as I talked about, this goes to the highest levels of our government.”

 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member Icon11/14/21 6:27 AM 
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November 14, 2021

        "Danchenko worked for several years at the Brookings Institute...Steele testified in London in a 2019 defamation suit that he had disclosed some of his dossier’s details to Strobe Talbott, then the president of Brookings...when Hillary Clinton was secretary of State, Talbott was named chairman of the State Department's foreign affairs advisory board."

https://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/580391-durhams-latest-indictment-more-lines-drawn-to-clintons-campaign

Durham's latest indictment: More lines drawn to Clinton's campaign

~~~~~~~~~ Igor Danchenko, 43, was a key figure in the compilation of the infamous Steele dossier that led to the now discredited investigation of alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential race. But Danchenko, a Russian emigre living in the U.S., seems unlikely to be the Durham investigation’s apex defendant. In fact, Durham describes him at points more like a shill than a spy, an “investigator” who was fed what to report by Clinton operatives such as Dolan. ~~~~~~~~~~

Danchenko's indictment on five counts of lying to the FBI serves two obvious purposes. First, these counts — with a possible five years in prison on each — are enough to concentrate the mind of any defendant about possibly flipping for the prosecution. Second, indicting Danchenko “hoists the wretch” for potential targets to see and consider that there but for the grace of God — and Durham — go they. ~~~~~~~~~~~~

Thus, Durham clearly seems to be making a meticulous case that the Steele dossier was a political hit job orchestrated by Clinton operatives. His latest indictment connects Danchenko to several intriguing figures and groups that, in turn, relate to the Clinton campaign. ~~~~~~~~~~

Durham alleges that it was Dolan, not Russian sources, who gave Danchenko key allegations to put into the Steele dossier, including some of its most salacious claims. Dolan is described as traveling to Moscow to meet with Russian officials who were paying his firm. The connection is notable because American intelligence believed that sources used in the dossier were, in fact, Russian agents and that the dossier may have been a vehicle for Russian intelligence to spread misinformation. However, Dolan reportedly admitted to "fabricating" facts given to Danchenko. Dolan's attorney now describes him as a "witness" in the investigation.

Danchenko worked for several years at the Brookings Institute, a leading liberal think tank in Washington, as an analyst in Russian and Eurasian affairs — and, as a result, Brookings features prominently in this latest indictment. Around 2010, another Brookings employee had introduced Danchenko to Steele, who subsequently retained him as a contract investigator.

Steele testified in London in a 2019 defamation suit that he had disclosed some of his dossier’s details to Strobe Talbott, then the president of Brookings. Talbott had his own longstanding Clinton ties. Among those, he was an ambassador-at-large and a deputy secretary of state under President Clinton; when Hillary Clinton was secretary of State, Talbott was named chairman of the State Department's foreign affairs advisory board. 

Then there is Hillary Clinton herself. Steele also has testified that it was his understanding that Clinton was aware of his work and the development of the dossier. Yet during the campaign and long afterward, Clinton never admitted that her campaign funded the dossier, despite media and congressional inquiries about that fact. No less an official than campaign chairman John Podesta denied any connection in testimony before Congress.

More importantly, before the Steele dossier was given to the FBI and the press, then-CIA Director John Brennan briefed former President Obama on Clinton’s alleged “plan” to tie candidate Trump to Russia as “a means of distracting the public from her use of a private email server.”

Now, with Danchenko’s indictment, Dolan’s name has been added to a seemingly growing array of Clinton associates whom Durham has referenced in the development of the Russia collusion scandal.

Again, it is not known whether Durham has suspicions or evidence of criminal conduct against anyone else beyond Danchenko. But many other figures are at least likely to feature greatly in the conclusions of the special counsel’s final investigative report if many of the details of the indictments to date are any indication.

One thing is clear, though: Too many “great Democrats” keep popping up in Durham’s investigation.

 

 
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November 15, 2021

       (Former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Director John Ratcliffe): "It was a crime to investigate Donald Trump because there was no probably cause, as FBI director Christopher Wray has admitted under oath...Everyone associated with the Steele Dossier, with its creation, its peddling to the FBI, and its use by law enforcement authorities against the Trump campaign illegally, is in criminal jeopardy right now."

Critical to Understanding Where Durham is Going

 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member Icon11/17/21 7:54 AM 
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November 17, 2021

Kash Patel: "These Merchants of Menace Are Finally Coming to Light - All Roads Lead to Andrew McCabe"

Earlier this week Kash Patel accused former Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the FBI and DOJ of withholding information from House GOP investigators in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation. it is now clear that Rosenstein and former FBI brass lied and failed to mention that former DNC operative Charles Dolan helped fund the garbage dossier. Dolan campaigned for Hillary Clinton in 2016. The FBI, DOJ and Rosenstein forgot to mention this as they ran their attempted coup against President Donald Trump.

On Sunday Kash Patel told Maria Bartiromo that “all roads lead back to Andrew McCabe.” McCabe was fired by President Trump after lying about the Russia collusion narrative for years along with the top officials in DOJ and FBI. Patel says Fiona Hill is in danger of being indicted after lying under oath during the sham impeachment trial of Donald Trump.

Kash Patel: Really quick on Fiona Hill, I think John Durham is on the case here. I think she lied to Congress there under oath. She connected the main Clinton operative, (Charles Dolan) who Devin and I had never heard of because DOJ and FBI withheld those documents from us, intentionally I believe so… We now know that his (Danchenko’s) credibility has been destroyed and these merchants of menace are finally coming to light thanks to John Durham’s great work… I think all roads lead to Andy McCabe the former Deputy Director of the FBI who was caught lying three times by the inspector general during his tenure there.

 

 
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November 22, 2021

         We have been following the Brookings Institute along with the Phony Dossier for a long time. We will repost some of it next.

Why Special Counsel John Durham Subpoenaed The Brookings Institution

 

Brookings was ground zero for the Russia collusion hoax, with many key staff embroiled in the damaging lie that Donald Trump colluded with Vladimir Putin to steal the 2016 election.
 

In April 2021, the Brookings Institution publicly confirmed that Special Counsel John Durham had subpoenaed records from the D.C.-based left-wing think tank in December 2020. The friendly reporters at Time magazine framed the subpoena as limited to the decades-old employment record of former Brookings staffer Igor Danchenko.

Last week’s indictment of Danchenko, however, provides a perfect reminder that Brookings was ground zero for the Russia collusion hoax, with many key staff embroiled in the damaging lie that Donald Trump colluded with Vladimir Putin to steal the 2016 election. ~~~~~~~~~~

Talk About Incestuous DC Relationships - According to the indictment, in February 2016 a Brookings Institution employee, Fiona Hill, introduced Danchenko to Dolan. Danchenko knew Hill, as he had also worked for the think tank as a Russia analyst from about 2005 to 2010. During that time, as the inspector general’s report on FISA abuse would later reveal, Danchenko was under investigation for being a potential Russian agent.

Significantly, Hill also introduced Danchenko to Steele, a longtime friend of hers, in about 2010. Following Hill’s introduction of Danchenko and Steele, Steele’s firm Orbis hired Danchenko as a contractor for various work, ultimately resulting in Danchenko serving as the “Primary Subsource” for the Steele dossier.

Hill also communicated with Steele about his work on the dossier, meeting with him in October 2016 while she still worked for the Brookings Institution. 

 

 
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July 29, 2020

         "The identification of Igor Danchenko as Steele’s subsource...means Steele’s dossier relied on someone who wasn't based in Russia despite claims to the contrary by the FBI...In at least two of the applications for its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant targeting Trump adviser Carter Page, the FBI referred to the primary sub-source of the document as "truthful and cooperative" and "Russian-based..."

https://justthenews.com/accountability/russia-and-ukraine-scandals/revelation-steeles-primary-source-triggers-focus-think

Revelation of Steele’s primary source triggers focus on think tank tied to Clinton, Biden

The Obama team's ties to the Brookings Institution are deep, and so are those of impeachment witness Fiona Hill.

The revelation that Christopher Steele’s primary sub-source for his dossier was an American resident tied to a liberal think tank close to the Obama administration has triggered new investigative interest.

The identification of Igor Danchenko as Steele’s subsource — reported by Real Clear Investigations and then confirmed by Danchenko's lawyer to the New York Times — means Steele’s dossier relied on someone who wasn't based in Russia despite claims to the contrary by the FBI.

In at least two of the applications for its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant targeting Trump adviser Carter Page, the FBI referred to the primary sub-source of the document as "truthful and cooperative" and "Russian-based," according to Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz's report last December.

Danchenko also worked for several years until 2010 at the Brookings Institute, a think tank familiar to many in the Obama administration and to one key witness in the impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

Fiona Hill, a Russia expert at the National Security Council and an impeachment witness against Trump, worked at the Brookings Institution in 2016 and co-authored a paper with Danchenko prior to the dossier being assembled, according to Real Clear Politics.

In addition, the president of the Brookings Institution — former Clinton administration figure Strobe Talbott — contacted Steele early in the Russia collusion probe and requested a copy of his dossier to share with Obama administration officials, according to Steele's recent testimony in a British lawsuit.

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The sudden web of connections between Danchenko, Hill, Talbott and others inside Brookings has spurred Republicans to start investigating the think tank, a 501c 3 tax-exempt organization.

"It looks like there were a lot of connections to the Brookings Institute," said former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, one of the first members of Congress to help unravel the failings and abuses in the now-discredited Russia collusion investigation.

Nunes told Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo that he is opening a "full-blown" probe into the role Brookings and its figures played with Steele and the entire Russia episode.

"People may remember the president of Brookings back in 2016, we know that he had given the dossier to a few people, we had that through testimony," Nunes explained. "You also may remember that the State Department was involved and there were additional dossiers that weren't the Steele dossiers, except that they mirrored the Steele dossiers."

"And we think there is a connection between the president of Brookings and those dossiers that were given to the State Department that mirrored the Steele dossiers," he continued.

The links between Obama, Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton and Brookings run deep.

 

 
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Durham vs. Stephanopoulos: Who Colluded, Trump or Clinton?

November 26, 2021

Recently, in “Hail Mary” fashion, former Bill Clinton aide turned ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos attempted to revive the moribund absurdities of the Steele dossier and alleged collusion between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Russians. Naturally, CNN followed suit. While quixotic quests are sometimes admirable, this one is so toxic to our body politic, and so absurdly and palpably dishonest, that it must be interred without even faint hope of resurrection. 

Just for openers, the ongoing investigation by Special Counsel John Durham has 
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From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconDec-24 7:11 AM 
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December 24, 2021

        "Prosecutors said they want to know what the Clinton campaign knew about the accuracy of the Steele dossier's now-discredited allegations of Trump-Russia collusion and whether any campaign "representatives directed, solicited, or controlled" Danchenko's activities assisting Steele.."

https://justthenews.com/accountability/russia-and-ukraine-scandals/durham-zeroes-clinton-campaign-could-call-some-aides

Durham zeroes in on Clinton campaign, could call some aides to testify, court memo reveals

New court filing in Steele dossier source Igor Danchenko's criminal case shows prosecutors want to know if Clinton campaign knew false intel was going to FBI. Expert calls it an "incredible twist."

Hillary Clinton's team long fought to keep its ties to Christopher Steele's dossier from public view, but Special Counsel John Durham is now making clear he has a strong interest in her campaign's behavior during the Russia collusion probe. He is even suggesting some of her aides could be summoned as trial witnesses. Durham's earth-shaking revelation came inside a routine court filing this month in the case of Igor Y. Danchenko, a Russian analyst who was a primary source in 2016 for Steele's now-infamous dossier. Danchenko has been charged with repeatedly lying to the FBI during the Russia collusion probe and has pleaded innocent.

Durham's motion asked the presiding judge to determine whether Danchenko's lawyers —Danny Onorato and Stuart Sears of the Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears law firm — pose a conflict of interest because the firm also represents the Hillary for America campaign as well as several former campaign officials in "matters before the special counsel."

"The Clinton Campaign financed the opposition research reports, colloquially known as the 'Dossier,' that are central to the Indictment against the defendant," the Durham team stated in the motion. "Accordingly, for the reasons set forth below, the government respectfully requests that the Court inquire into the potential conflict issues set forth herein."

Prosecutors said they want to know what the Clinton campaign knew about the accuracy of the Steele dossier's now-discredited allegations of Trump-Russia collusion and whether any campaign "representatives directed, solicited, or controlled" Danchenko's activities assisting Steele.

"The interests of the Clinton Campaign and the defendant could potentially diverge in connection with any plea discussions, pre-trial proceedings, hearings, trial, and sentencing proceedings," the prosecutors told the court, often referring to the Steele dossier as "Company Reports." ~~~~~~~~~~~

For the first time, Durham also raised the possibility aides to Hillary Clinton could testify at Danchenko's trial. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Patel, a former federal prosecutor and adviser to Trump, told the John Solomon Reports podcast that the memo is "an unbelievable twist" in the Russia case. He said the fact that the law firm representing the Clinton campaign is the same one representing Danchenko was certain to raise questions.

"You have to ask yourself why," he said. "Why would the Clinton campaign lawyers go and represent the Steele dossier's No. 1 source, who has been charged federally with five counts of lying to the FBI in a 39-page indictment that cites Clinton campaign former staffers? "There is no such thing as coincidences in these types of investigations."

 

 
From: Len (AryehLeib613)Dec-24 11:44 AM 
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Waiting for Hillary.

I realize prosecutors begin at the bottom and work their way up.

Shabbat shalom oom'vorakh.

Len

 

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