June 18, 2018
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A while back, when everyone was caught up in the debate over whether President Trump should sit down for questioning from Robert Mueller, I suggested a list of questions that Mueller should be asked by Trump.  Now that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz is about to sit for questioning by congressional committees, I thought I’d be similarly helpful with a list for Congress to use.  Devin Nunes surely doesn’t need my help on this, but, just for fun, here goes...

 

1.  Soon after Peter Strzok was named head of the FBI’s Trump/Russia probe, he texted Lisa Page that Trump won’t be President and that “we will stop it.”  Did you infer that he meant they’d stop Trump from getting elected, or did you think he might have meant something else, such as, “We will stop meeting for five-hour lunches”?

 



2.  When some of the Strzok-Page texts were made public, Strzok was demoted and now works in Human Resources.  He also maintains his security clearance.  If his appearance of bias was so detrimental to the FBI that he had to be removed from his job, do you see any irony in the fact that he’s now in Human Resources?  And what about the “appearance” of his continued security clearance?

 

3.  How did you even get those Strzok-Page texts when the FBI told Congress they were not obtainable?  Did you hire a family of Pakistani IT professionals to hack them?

 

4.  According to the report, Hillary’s classified emails were obtained by foreign governments and intelligence entities.   How many consecutive life sentences would be given to a submariner whose personal pictures on board his sub were similarly compromised?

 

5.  Peter Strzok was in charge of the FBI’s investigation of Trump “collusion” for its first nine months. If bias is not to affect the eventual determination by the special counsel --- or the public's perception of that determination--- shouldn’t the work of the team led by Strzok be tossed out?

 

6.  You say that there is no evidence in your report that anyone’s bias affected the conclusions reached by the FBI.  Question:  Have you read the report?

 

7.  How did Peter Strzok get the job of lead investigator in the Hillary email case?  Was Hillary herself not available to run it?

 

8.  Will Strzok finally be fired from the FBI by Christopher Wray, or will he be kept on and offered the exciting new anti-bias “training”?

 

9.  When “Agent 1” texted “Agent 5” the message “I’m with her,” did you infer that he was talking about Hillary Clinton, or did you think he might have been talking about some other female presidential candidate, such as Carly Fiorina, Geraldine Ferraro or Roseanne Barr?

 

10.  Why was no recording or transcript made of Hillary’s FBI interview?  Given the large budget for the FBI, couldn’t they have laid in a supply of pens and paper or found just one recording device?  Will there be “training” for office supply managers?

 

11.  Why was Hillary never asked about Bill’s meeting with Loretta Lynch on the tarmac five days before her interview?  Were investigators simply hesitant to ask her about ANY private meeting Bill had with ANY woman?

 

12.  If Comey was acting entirely on his own in being “insubordinate” and deciding not to charge Hillary, why was his statement to that effect passed around for editing and tweaking by numerous other FBI officials before she was interviewed?  Do you see this as collusion against Trump or simply a commendable display of teamwork?

 

13.  As you know, the DOJ and FBI have refused to give Congress key documents related to the FISA applications and spying on Trump campaign associates, even though they’ve been under subpoena for many months.  We know you're looking into that now, so have they given you access to those documents?

 


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14.  If so, have you read them?

 

15.  Um, what do they say?

 

16.  Please, can you print us a copy?

 

17.  If you saw Strzok’s “we’ll stop it” text a month ago, why did you keep it from Congress all this time?  Were you concerned we might somehow conclude Strzok WAS trying to stop it, before we could see from your report that he really wasn’t?

 

18.  You worked hard on this report, and it is very long.  But its conclusion is so preposterous that even Trey Gowdy has come back to life.  Have you thought about entering one of the healing professions?

 

19.  Since you have condemned James Comey for “insubordination,” and we know he has lied and leaked to the media, do you think he’s a good star witness in Mueller’s case against Donald Trump, or in any case against anyone at any time?

 

20.  You wrote, “We found no evidence that the conclusions by the prosecutors were affected by bias or other improper considerations; rather, we determined that they were based on the prosecutors’ assessment of the facts, the law, and past department practice.”  May we at least conclude from that sentence that the prosecutors might want to plead insanity, as they can't tell right from wrong?

 

21.  (Bonus question)  When you wrote that sentence, were you high?

                                    

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Comments 21-40 of 77

  • Patricia McMahon

    06/18/2018 03:33 PM

    Was ANY Part of your report redacted or changed by the people reviewing your report? If so who did it?

  • Ken McGlothlen

    06/18/2018 02:54 PM

    Question 21. Would be willing to come back and make your statements under oath?
    Thank You.

  • Clair Strelow

    06/18/2018 02:43 PM

    Mike, you are hilarious and right on! Thanks for making me laugh at what is essentially outrageous.

  • Gary Fitzner

    06/18/2018 02:30 PM

    22. Is there going to be any consequence for ANYBODY who was/is involved in degrading the FBI and DOJ?

    23. Why is P. Strzok still working for the FBI???

    24. Can we find some FBI agents below the upper management who can tell us the truth so we can get rid of the political hacks and get back to the business of ensuring the laws of this country are enforced, fairly?

  • Pauline FitzPatrick

    06/18/2018 02:23 PM

    It's plain to see where Sarah Huckabee Sanders gets her humor and wit!! These are perfectly wonderful questions for Horowitz and he should answer all of them. Are there no Patriots and honest men / women with moral and ethics anymore? I pray for truth and honor to win.

  • Jackie Dudley

    06/18/2018 02:14 PM

    Great work and I love your sense of humor! Your questions speak for me! IG
    and the whole rotten bunch should be under the jail. It’s
    a terrible awful situation. Thanks for your help! Blessings...

  • Doug Morgan

    06/18/2018 01:28 PM

    One more question to ask regarding the Clinton/Lynch meeting. What was the code name for "talk about our grandkids"? Was it "lets discuss how to direct Comey in wording his report to call the Clinton investigation the"Clinton Matter" and say the "matter" reflected actions that were "grossly negligent" rather than "extremely careless" plus tell him to recommend that Hillary not be charged with a crime?

    Following the above academic exercise I must say however, that I will be shocked to hear that swamp rats such as Clinton, Huma Abedin, Rosenstein, Mueller, Comey, Horowitz, Strzok, Page, and others will ever be prosecuted and receive justice from fellow swampers such as Gowdy, Sessions, and other established members of Congress and the Senate. The old colloquialism applies here: Birds of a feather flock together.

  • Kim Nelson

    06/18/2018 01:25 PM

    My favorite was #6.

  • Anne Fernandes

    06/18/2018 01:16 PM

    Chuckled a few times while reading this text, because the truth and its denial in print is simultaneously ludicrous, overwhelming, alarming, and encouraging. I do not think we would be this far into the unearthing of these governmental worms without God. So, pray, I will. And I encourage others to pray for ALL the truth to be visible, and that all those handling the slime of the worms would be encouraged, protected, and lead by our Lord!!! Saving this one to read again later! Keep on keepin' on, Governor!

  • Jerry Holland

    06/18/2018 01:11 PM

    Strzok can't be believed so why waste time questioning this traitor.

  • Mike Grayson

    06/18/2018 01:06 PM

    Love #7 "How did Peter Strzok get the job of lead investigator in the Hillary email case? Was Hillary herself not available to run it?"

  • Jerry Holland

    06/18/2018 01:05 PM

    Why are you still employed as IG? Is Soros, Clinton, or both either paying you or threatening You?
    Why is Rosenstein not in Jail along with Hilary and Comey?

  • Jim Simpson

    06/18/2018 12:59 PM

    Questions for IG
    Dear Mr. Horowitz

    Given the evidence when can we expect the following:

    1, AG replaced
    2. Assistant AG replaced immediately and first three levels of same bureau
    3. Terminated- FBI first three management or connected levels/persons connected to this fiasco
    4. Participants in this fiasco at minimum dismissed any governmental position -forever
    5. Reopening investigation of the maximum security breach of the the server fiasco and responsible persons called to testify
    6. Recommend to the President to END THE RUSSIA investigation mess.

    Enough Already this circus needs to come to an end-- Please help restore our confidence in these two very prominent and important bureaus of our government

  • Michael W Conboy

    06/18/2018 12:55 PM

    Is the IG's budget approved by Treasury? Were (are) you fearful that your budget would be reduced because you were too critical of the FBI and the AG Office?

  • Terri Matthews

    06/18/2018 12:43 PM

    Very well thought out! I LOVED the entire article.
    Good job Gov. Huckabee

  • Sue F Parks

    06/18/2018 12:41 PM

    I think all your questions need to be answered.

  • Richard Cotton

    06/18/2018 12:29 PM

    Mike, this is some of your best work. Regarding question #7, my guess is that Hillary was too busy destroying evidence (can you say bleach bit?) to lead the investigation of herself.

  • Harry

    06/18/2018 12:23 PM

    How come even when multiple smoking guns are discovered there is never enough evidence to indict or in other words: "no reasonable prosecutor would bring charges?"

  • STEPHEN CITRON

    06/18/2018 12:22 PM

    What others whom have been redacted, are also in this fiasco in the background, and WHY have they not been identified?
    Also, WHY cannot the President see UN redacted reports, as you can see that while everyone does not have the clearance, HE DOES !!
    Redaction only muddies the water, and you say you cannot give the President the truth ?

  • Karen McKee

    06/18/2018 12:19 PM

    Question #18 gave me a good out loud belly laugh! I so enjoy reading your fact based commentary & your witty responses. Along with your many other talents (I highly respect), have you ever considered comedy? You make me laugh more than any of the so called "professionals." ??

June 18, 2018
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A while back, when everyone was caught up in the debate over whether President Trump should sit down for questioning from Robert Mueller, I suggested a list of questions that Mueller should be asked by Trump.  Now that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz is about to sit for questioning by congressional committees, I thought I’d be similarly helpful with a list for Congress to use.  Devin Nunes surely doesn’t need my help on this, but, just for fun, here goes...

 

1.  Soon after Peter Strzok was named head of the FBI’s Trump/Russia probe, he texted Lisa Page that Trump won’t be President and that “we will stop it.”  Did you infer that he meant they’d stop Trump from getting elected, or did you think he might have meant something else, such as, “We will stop meeting for five-hour lunches”?

 



2.  When some of the Strzok-Page texts were made public, Strzok was demoted and now works in Human Resources.  He also maintains his security clearance.  If his appearance of bias was so detrimental to the FBI that he had to be removed from his job, do you see any irony in the fact that he’s now in Human Resources?  And what about the “appearance” of his continued security clearance?

 

3.  How did you even get those Strzok-Page texts when the FBI told Congress they were not obtainable?  Did you hire a family of Pakistani IT professionals to hack them?

 

4.  According to the report, Hillary’s classified emails were obtained by foreign governments and intelligence entities.   How many consecutive life sentences would be given to a submariner whose personal pictures on board his sub were similarly compromised?

 

5.  Peter Strzok was in charge of the FBI’s investigation of Trump “collusion” for its first nine months. If bias is not to affect the eventual determination by the special counsel --- or the public's perception of that determination--- shouldn’t the work of the team led by Strzok be tossed out?

 

6.  You say that there is no evidence in your report that anyone’s bias affected the conclusions reached by the FBI.  Question:  Have you read the report?

 

7.  How did Peter Strzok get the job of lead investigator in the Hillary email case?  Was Hillary herself not available to run it?

 

8.  Will Strzok finally be fired from the FBI by Christopher Wray, or will he be kept on and offered the exciting new anti-bias “training”?

 

9.  When “Agent 1” texted “Agent 5” the message “I’m with her,” did you infer that he was talking about Hillary Clinton, or did you think he might have been talking about some other female presidential candidate, such as Carly Fiorina, Geraldine Ferraro or Roseanne Barr?

 

10.  Why was no recording or transcript made of Hillary’s FBI interview?  Given the large budget for the FBI, couldn’t they have laid in a supply of pens and paper or found just one recording device?  Will there be “training” for office supply managers?

 

11.  Why was Hillary never asked about Bill’s meeting with Loretta Lynch on the tarmac five days before her interview?  Were investigators simply hesitant to ask her about ANY private meeting Bill had with ANY woman?

 

12.  If Comey was acting entirely on his own in being “insubordinate” and deciding not to charge Hillary, why was his statement to that effect passed around for editing and tweaking by numerous other FBI officials before she was interviewed?  Do you see this as collusion against Trump or simply a commendable display of teamwork?

 

13.  As you know, the DOJ and FBI have refused to give Congress key documents related to the FISA applications and spying on Trump campaign associates, even though they’ve been under subpoena for many months.  We know you're looking into that now, so have they given you access to those documents?

 


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14.  If so, have you read them?

 

15.  Um, what do they say?

 

16.  Please, can you print us a copy?

 

17.  If you saw Strzok’s “we’ll stop it” text a month ago, why did you keep it from Congress all this time?  Were you concerned we might somehow conclude Strzok WAS trying to stop it, before we could see from your report that he really wasn’t?

 

18.  You worked hard on this report, and it is very long.  But its conclusion is so preposterous that even Trey Gowdy has come back to life.  Have you thought about entering one of the healing professions?

 

19.  Since you have condemned James Comey for “insubordination,” and we know he has lied and leaked to the media, do you think he’s a good star witness in Mueller’s case against Donald Trump, or in any case against anyone at any time?

 

20.  You wrote, “We found no evidence that the conclusions by the prosecutors were affected by bias or other improper considerations; rather, we determined that they were based on the prosecutors’ assessment of the facts, the law, and past department practice.”  May we at least conclude from that sentence that the prosecutors might want to plead insanity, as they can't tell right from wrong?

 

21.  (Bonus question)  When you wrote that sentence, were you high?

                                    

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Comments 21-40 of 77

  • Patricia McMahon

    06/18/2018 03:33 PM

    Was ANY Part of your report redacted or changed by the people reviewing your report? If so who did it?

  • Ken McGlothlen

    06/18/2018 02:54 PM

    Question 21. Would be willing to come back and make your statements under oath?
    Thank You.

  • Clair Strelow

    06/18/2018 02:43 PM

    Mike, you are hilarious and right on! Thanks for making me laugh at what is essentially outrageous.

  • Gary Fitzner

    06/18/2018 02:30 PM

    22. Is there going to be any consequence for ANYBODY who was/is involved in degrading the FBI and DOJ?

    23. Why is P. Strzok still working for the FBI???

    24. Can we find some FBI agents below the upper management who can tell us the truth so we can get rid of the political hacks and get back to the business of ensuring the laws of this country are enforced, fairly?

  • Pauline FitzPatrick

    06/18/2018 02:23 PM

    It's plain to see where Sarah Huckabee Sanders gets her humor and wit!! These are perfectly wonderful questions for Horowitz and he should answer all of them. Are there no Patriots and honest men / women with moral and ethics anymore? I pray for truth and honor to win.

  • Jackie Dudley

    06/18/2018 02:14 PM

    Great work and I love your sense of humor! Your questions speak for me! IG
    and the whole rotten bunch should be under the jail. It’s
    a terrible awful situation. Thanks for your help! Blessings...

  • Doug Morgan

    06/18/2018 01:28 PM

    One more question to ask regarding the Clinton/Lynch meeting. What was the code name for "talk about our grandkids"? Was it "lets discuss how to direct Comey in wording his report to call the Clinton investigation the"Clinton Matter" and say the "matter" reflected actions that were "grossly negligent" rather than "extremely careless" plus tell him to recommend that Hillary not be charged with a crime?

    Following the above academic exercise I must say however, that I will be shocked to hear that swamp rats such as Clinton, Huma Abedin, Rosenstein, Mueller, Comey, Horowitz, Strzok, Page, and others will ever be prosecuted and receive justice from fellow swampers such as Gowdy, Sessions, and other established members of Congress and the Senate. The old colloquialism applies here: Birds of a feather flock together.

  • Kim Nelson

    06/18/2018 01:25 PM

    My favorite was #6.

  • Anne Fernandes

    06/18/2018 01:16 PM

    Chuckled a few times while reading this text, because the truth and its denial in print is simultaneously ludicrous, overwhelming, alarming, and encouraging. I do not think we would be this far into the unearthing of these governmental worms without God. So, pray, I will. And I encourage others to pray for ALL the truth to be visible, and that all those handling the slime of the worms would be encouraged, protected, and lead by our Lord!!! Saving this one to read again later! Keep on keepin' on, Governor!

  • Jerry Holland

    06/18/2018 01:11 PM

    Strzok can't be believed so why waste time questioning this traitor.

  • Mike Grayson

    06/18/2018 01:06 PM

    Love #7 "How did Peter Strzok get the job of lead investigator in the Hillary email case? Was Hillary herself not available to run it?"

  • Jerry Holland

    06/18/2018 01:05 PM

    Why are you still employed as IG? Is Soros, Clinton, or both either paying you or threatening You?
    Why is Rosenstein not in Jail along with Hilary and Comey?

  • Jim Simpson

    06/18/2018 12:59 PM

    Questions for IG
    Dear Mr. Horowitz

    Given the evidence when can we expect the following:

    1, AG replaced
    2. Assistant AG replaced immediately and first three levels of same bureau
    3. Terminated- FBI first three management or connected levels/persons connected to this fiasco
    4. Participants in this fiasco at minimum dismissed any governmental position -forever
    5. Reopening investigation of the maximum security breach of the the server fiasco and responsible persons called to testify
    6. Recommend to the President to END THE RUSSIA investigation mess.

    Enough Already this circus needs to come to an end-- Please help restore our confidence in these two very prominent and important bureaus of our government

  • Michael W Conboy

    06/18/2018 12:55 PM

    Is the IG's budget approved by Treasury? Were (are) you fearful that your budget would be reduced because you were too critical of the FBI and the AG Office?

  • Terri Matthews

    06/18/2018 12:43 PM

    Very well thought out! I LOVED the entire article.
    Good job Gov. Huckabee

  • Sue F Parks

    06/18/2018 12:41 PM

    I think all your questions need to be answered.

  • Richard Cotton

    06/18/2018 12:29 PM

    Mike, this is some of your best work. Regarding question #7, my guess is that Hillary was too busy destroying evidence (can you say bleach bit?) to lead the investigation of herself.

  • Harry

    06/18/2018 12:23 PM

    How come even when multiple smoking guns are discovered there is never enough evidence to indict or in other words: "no reasonable prosecutor would bring charges?"

  • STEPHEN CITRON

    06/18/2018 12:22 PM

    What others whom have been redacted, are also in this fiasco in the background, and WHY have they not been identified?
    Also, WHY cannot the President see UN redacted reports, as you can see that while everyone does not have the clearance, HE DOES !!
    Redaction only muddies the water, and you say you cannot give the President the truth ?

  • Karen McKee

    06/18/2018 12:19 PM

    Question #18 gave me a good out loud belly laugh! I so enjoy reading your fact based commentary & your witty responses. Along with your many other talents (I highly respect), have you ever considered comedy? You make me laugh more than any of the so called "professionals." ??