If Trump’s lawyers seem to be taking a much tougher stand lately, it’s probably because almost every day, something new comes out about what we now know was a plot to prevent Trump from being elected, and, later, to stop him from functioning as President.  The real “Russia” news isn’t coming from Robert Mueller --- the worst crime of all may be his unbelievable skill in the art of selective prosecution --- but from intrepid reporters such as John Solomon and Sara A. Carter, undeterred watchdog groups such as Judicial Watch, determined Republicans on congressional committees, and attorneys such as Gregg Jarrett and Alan Dershowitz who aren’t afraid to speak out about what’s happening to justice in this country.

It seems everything has been turned on its head.  The institutions we’ve historically trusted to investigate and enforce the law equally have shown themselves to be unworthy of that trust.  This isn’t just the rant of someone blindly coming to the defense of the President –- it’s based on legal principles and hard evidence, more and more all the time.  The evidence has been painfully slow in coming because it concerns the very people who would normally be CONDUCTING such an investigation.


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It must take a lot of effort to ignore this evidence.  Of course, Hillary supporters were already used to turning their heads away to keep from looking at her unlawful conduct through the years.  She managed to get her party’s nomination –- never mind how she and the DNC worked to undermine her competition for that “honor” –- and would have become President if it weren’t for that pesky heartland of America that refused to ignore her gigantic ethical shortcomings.  America will thank us later.

There’s so much news breaking on the special counsel front that it’s hard to know where to start.  I encourage you to go to THE HILL and read up.  Along with Alan Dershowitz and Sharyl Attkisson, John Solomon has a new piece, with fresh evidence in the form of Bruce Ohr’s handwritten notes that show what Ohr, Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS, Christopher Steele and friends at the DOJ were up to a month after Trump was elected President.  Those notes are in the hands of congressional investigators now.

We already knew that Simpson and Ohr had gotten together after Trump’s election, because that was Simpson’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee last year, but we didn’t know what they talked about.   Now we have a pretty good idea.  Not content with the way things turned out, they were working to involve Christopher Steele –- who got fired from the FBI for leaking and lying and wasn’t supposed to be doing any more work on the “Russia” investigation –- in the continued funneling of Trump/Russia stories to Ohr at the Justice Department and, it appears, even to the special counsel.

One note about John Solomon:  His reports for THE HILL are now listed under “Opinion” rather than hard news (I assume because of his frequent appearances on an opinion show like "Hannity"), yet it seems to me that this is a plus.  I would think that Solomon finds it incredibly freeing to be able to help the overwhelmed reader make sense of the massive pile of hard evidence he’s turning up.  For example, in this piece, he speaks personally about having taken Ohr’s notes to career intelligence professionals with years of experience in “sorting the reliable from the garbage.”  All told him the information had “the lowest level of credibility.”


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In particular, one of Ohr’s references to a “Hail Mary” leak to the media stood out to them as “an act of desperation that they would see as weighing against the motives of an intelligence source.”  (Well, of course it does; we already knew Steele himself was quoted by Ohr as saying he was desperate to keep Trump from being elected and passionate about him not being President.)  All the intelligence professionals wondered the same thing:  why Ohr, who wasn’t in the chain of command for the Russia counterintelligence probe –- and whose wife worked for Fusion GPS on the Trump “project” –- was talking with Glenn Simpson at all.  One highly decorated intelligence professional told Solomon that much of what we’re learning about the Russia “collusion” case is “breaking every protocol at the fundamental level of intelligence gathering.”

This is just one more reason for Trump NOT to sit for questioning by Mueller.  Why should he lend legitimacy to an “investigation” that is showing itself more and more every day to be illegitimate?

http://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/401185-the-handwritten-notes-exposing-what-fusion-gps-told-doj-about-trump

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  • Rebecca Zaraya

    08/13/2018 10:14 PM

    Dear Governor Huckabee,
    I was only 8 months old when Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese. My first husband was 101st Airborn in 1960 put his time in then came home. Married for 20 years, both very too young, but I had three wonderful children. I can't believe my 1st daughter will be 57 this Thanksgiving 2018. My second daughter will be 56 in January 2019. My third was a son, he will be 45 December 2018. When I had my son I became very ill. I was diagnosed with SLE Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Discoid Lupus. But I was still able to work on and off for many years in finance and the Information Technology Industry. My daughter was a nurse, my second daughter without having a college degree worked her way up in American Express Corporate, she pursued a growth that proves to others you don't need to be a college graduate to succeed to have a good life. She reports to several Vice Presidents who run American Express and is a monetary manager of millions of dollars portfolio. She lives in Arizona with her sister. My son pursued a career in computer engineering, has every single certification imaginable. It took him 20 years to pursue a bachelors in Cisco Expert Engineering. He is one of only 4000 Cisco Licensed Expert Engineers in the entire Nation. So I don't think I did too bad being a strict mom to my children. But sometimes I do wonder about that. Being sick on and off from the age of 27 up until now is a very difficult run to process. I never was able to take on a longevity position because of my Lupus and COPD. When I turned 63 in March 2004, I decided to take my Social Security because of my other conditions I developed. I was diagnosed with severe Alkolyzing Spondylitis, I was unable to walk, sit and stand for no more than 5-minute intervals. I needed a spine operation, so I interviewed 4 Neurosurgeons. Because I had Lupus, I had to make sure I chose the right physician. So in 2002, I decided to go to Miami University School of Medicine. Previous to that I was seen at the Mayo Clinic in MN, The Cleveland Clinic in Fort Lauderdale, FL. I guess people would do anything to be able to help themselves. When I had my son, I was not able to even lift him up. I tried daily only to think positively, that my health doesn't get worse. I worked for a great company in 2005 to the end of 2007, but I had to leave because I was stricken with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren's Syndrome, I also have MS. I have a titanium plate and 6 screws in my back since November 2007. Right now I am fighting for my Social Security Disability which I was denied in 2004 when I applied for my SS benefits. What amazes me it seems that the immigrants and Muslims coming here get what we Americans worked so hard for all these years. I wrote a letter to the White House to see if they can help me at least recoup my SS disability which I should have been on from 2004. They referred me to two attornies which I was in contact with only just one phone call and they were rude and told me that I should go back to the White House to get help. I am not looking for any charity or money, I am just seeking out that I could be put on SS disability that I was denied on 2004.
    Aside, from me being ill, I am still looking for work to work from my home office. I worked for Sitel [email protected] program, but this manager said that I was too old to be part of their chat room group. So he fired me.

    I want to tell you my feelings of the verbal abuse our POTUS has been bombarded with since he was elected. I knew from years back the kind of corrupted person Obama was, above all that he wasn't even born here in our country and he is an Islamic Radical Jihadist who his belief is Sharia Law, Kuran. This man wanted to become President so that he can demean the American people, who he hated with a passion, but because he was such a good actor and liar, plus he did have some polished speaking techniques, that's why the stupid people of this Nation voted him in as President of the greatest country in the World. Anyway, it was that way until he decided to take over and destroy our country for his own benefit, his corrupted Legacy. He stole so much money from the American people, he needs to be taken down along with his Obama Administration with all of his lying followers. Obama is not only a devoted Muslim to his Muslim immigrants but he is the entire cause of all the killings, protests, riots, he was the informant for Black Lives Matter. I remember when he mentioned those three words, that I knew then that this Country was in major chaos. I despised this man for almost destroying this Nation. He himself when he spoke about his upbringing how racist he was towards the whites. It was so sad to see how what Martin Luther King built for all to be kind to one another and here comes this person, with no morals, ethics demeaning childhood and yet no one was able to see this huge web which he was entangled in. He truly wanted to convert our Country to his beliefs from Iran. We were the infidels & those Muslims had only hate for us Americans and wanted to destroy America. All those FBI employees along with the DOJ who committed all these atrocities toward this great Nation should all be indicted one by one and sent to Guantanamo Bay to serve time. But there is one special person that I can't wait to see be indicted again for every single corruption she committed with many years in Prison, that's Hillary. When FBI Comey exonerated Hillary, I just couldn't imagine that he had that kind of power to do that, but I guess I was wrong since these radical individuals feel that they can do anything they please, they all think that they are above the law. I say to myself at the age of 77, if I were to do something to that effect I would be in jail in a heartbeat. I believe the justice of the innocent is almost gone, but we are fighting back, to get out Nation on those railroad tracks once again.

  • philip crane

    08/12/2018 07:00 AM

    Governor...the dividing line is simple between two factions. On the Left...anything, everything and everyone ILLEGAL is praised. What else could you say about a group that wantonly murders children through abortion. They hate this nation with a passion for what it stands for.
    On the RIGHT you have national pride, patriotism and the quest for the rule-of-law to be the force that keeps this nation from exploding.
    No one of the LEFT WILL move to the center. No one on the RIGHT SHOULD move toward the center, because it's only evil waiting there.

  • Charles Carpenter

    08/12/2018 06:53 AM

    Comments matter very little.
    The DOJ needs to DO something or realign the department into something effective.

  • Joan C Campbell

    08/12/2018 02:38 AM

    I spent my childhood as a Navy brat, stopping play to stand for taps every night with my hand on my heart. As any patriotic American would, I trusted that the FBI, CIA, and law enforcement agencies were there to serve us. It was bad enough that we lost everything (jobs, homes, retirement accounts) during the recession. Although still in survival mode, of greater impact is the devastating feeling of betrayal of trust that we now have as a result of discovering the un-lawful and un-American activities of the FBI and CIA upper echelon. It is also scary that these people are appointed, don't tend to lose their jobs, and they create policies that are enforced as if they were laws without ever passing through the legislative branch. It angers me that people are sitting in jail right now for lesser offenses than these administrators and politicians have committed yet those people still walk free.

  • Stephen Brummitt

    08/11/2018 11:11 PM

    I think that AFTER President Trump fires Mueller he should have him brought up on charges for not turning over subpoenaed evidence! AND, part of the legal reparations that President Trump should extract from him is permission to kick him square in the groin, because of all the trouble he has caused! It will probably the only time in Mueller's life that he has ever been physically punished for his evil ways!

  • Richard Davis

    08/11/2018 09:04 PM

    When - and IF - Mueller puts some conservative Republican lawyers on his payroll, and IF he finally charges some Democrats with the crimes for which he has proof they committed, I might consider his investigation to have a bit of honesty connected to it. Otherwise, it is only a job providing a paycheck to all of the democrat lawyers.

  • Robert Peterson

    08/11/2018 05:51 PM

    Our two Party System has been turned into an Exclusive "Members Only" Club for the Politically connected on both sides of the isle. Sure, they argue with one another on TV and in the Media, its a good act to keep the peons rooting for their favorite team, like any other mindless sporting event! The wouldn't want the "cattle" actually thinking too closely about what's really going on behind the scenes. Back at "The Club" the old Buddies are back slapping one another and toasting each others performances, all in a days work they say! But then along comes Trump, an "Outsider"! A non-Member of their Exclusive Group, and he thinks he's going to change the rules of the game! No Way they say, this is our party and we're going to keep it that way, so will run him off like the "Interloper" he is! Well guess what, Trump doesn't "Run" that easy, he's a "Professional Disrupter" and he's Taking Names and Kicking Ass. And when the dust settles there may be a new Sheriff in town, and "The Boys Club" may be on permanent shut-down! We can only Hope; the return of our government to the People!

  • Ellen Porter

    08/11/2018 04:43 PM

    I truly appreciate your clear and precise commentary on the issues in our government. Thank you!
    And please tell Sarah that the American people love her and admire her courage, patience and integrity
    in dealing with the Fake News posers (can't really call them journalists because they're not. They are
    just sensation seeking talking heads who create shocking stories at the expense of accuracy, in order
    to provoke detrimental public interest against President Trump.)
    God bless you and your wonderful daughter.

  • Michael D Johnson

    08/11/2018 03:51 PM

    thanks for your info.Will Trumps trade war bring us into a depression?

  • Michael D Johnson

    08/11/2018 03:50 PM

    thanks for your info.Will Trumps trade war bring us into a depression?

  • Norma Blatz

    08/11/2018 01:57 PM

    just don't understand the philosophy of why POTUS won't declassify the documents --can you please comment if you can shed some light on this? Thank you for all you do!

  • Linda Crane

    08/11/2018 12:58 PM

    Governor Huckaby, I enjoy reading your comments and trust you as a reliable source of information. I, too, do not think our President should agree to an interview with Special Counsel Mueller. We all know how lawyers can twist the truth into something not true. President Trump is very smart, but lawyers can be deceitful and evil should they desire to do so.

  • Janice Short

    08/11/2018 12:56 PM

    In spite of all the garbage thrown at him our President, Donald Trump just keeps throwing it back. I am SO thankful that Donald Trump is our President. Truth, just about always wins: it will prevail in the end. The First Family is a class act. They are intelligent, good looking & make the White house someplace that Americans can be proud of, again.
    Thank you, Mr President, for all you are doing for America. The liberals can't think for themselves! They have to be led around by angry, hate filled people who just can't accept the fact that Hiliary lost even after all the un-lawful things she did to get elected. You, Mr President, won by being honest & not bowing down to the hate mongers, who had things their way for at least the last 8 years. Thank you & your family for all you do for the USA!

  • Michael Johnson

    08/11/2018 12:26 PM

    This is one reason, out of many, why Americans care out in droves to vote against Hillary, not for Trump.

  • march gould

    08/11/2018 11:31 AM

    Thank you for the evening edition and the real news! I enjoy your attitude. We are in dire straits but God gives us hope and we have to be able to chuckle at the craziness of it all or we would go crazy! I appreciate the verse for the day, too!

  • Linda Olds

    08/11/2018 11:08 AM

    I agree with Chris Geary.
    This whole "investigation" is so hypocritical, it's hard to believe. We shouldn't have even needed a Hillary email investigation; just the fact of her using her private, unsecured system for all of her Secretary of State email was illegal. She had to have sensitive information in the emails, whether they were labeled as such or not.
    To ignore all that she did that was illegal, and continue to investigate our president when they can't find anything improper that he did shows the depth of the deep state. It's scary.

  • Lee Swann

    08/11/2018 10:51 AM

    Thank you, Mike Huckabee for keeping US in the loop, as the MSM will not.

    We really enjoy your Saturday night program on TBN!

  • Deborah Phillips

    08/11/2018 10:45 AM

    It is time to prosecute these swamp creatures to the fullest extent of the law. The words "and justice for all " that we recite Should truly mean that. Hillary Clinton needs to be prosecuted to within the fullest extent of the law. She is a blatant lawbreaker and is a negative example of Someone with power and money getting away with it. how can we expect Law and Order in this country when we have her And her Deeds right in our faces. many times you only have to make one example For everything else to fall into place. you had better believe that is she were prosecuted, Many of the swamp creatures would begin to dissipate rapidly For fear of the same fate happening to them.

  • Lora Nelson

    08/11/2018 10:31 AM

    You are the only one I trust information from. Thank you and may God bless you for what you do.

  • Valerie tomlinson

    08/11/2018 10:07 AM

    Would a petition through your media help ? NO, OUR PRESIDENT SHOULD NOT MEET NOR SPEAK WITH THE MUELLER TEAM.

  • Hank DeVries

    08/11/2018 10:04 AM

    Governor H. -- Thanks for all you do for Conservatives.... everyone on the right must encourage every Republican and Conservative to get out and VOTE this November. Democrats will spend millions and do every illegal deed they can to get their candidates elected. We must counter by getting as many people out as possible. If we lose, it will be due to complacency of many Christians. They feel God will take care of everything, but forget that God works through People. Encourage every Christian to get out and VOTE November 6th. Thank You and God bless you.

  • Anita Mae Barker

    08/11/2018 09:13 AM

    Thanks, Mike. The president shouldn't go anywhere Mueller. I hope all these crooks get their comeuppance one day long before the final reckoning we will all get.

  • Vickie Fiorentino

    08/11/2018 09:00 AM

    Enough! Quit wasting our monies and Do something with what you have...too many DEMOS are walking around have tried to throw an election which had nothing to do with Russia! It was the DEMOS! We know this and yet NOT one of them has been led to the chopping block...especially that AG that met Hound Dog on the tarmac!

  • Renee Zingales

    08/11/2018 08:51 AM

    My question daily, is how long must we wait for this to end? But now on a daily basis, we find out more & more information, we can't have this end right now or it will be swept under the rug forever. President Trump must continue to do the great job he is doing and not participate in this crumbling investigation. Blessings!

  • Anne Fernandes

    08/11/2018 08:40 AM

    Lord, henceforth and forever more, keep us awake at the wheel. We didn't trust Clinton, and we trusted Obama even less; but, we kept quiet, and our country and its citizens may never recover from this mess. Were we afraid to ask questions, or were those of us tucked into the suburbs just so comfortable that we made assumptions about those running our Republic? Thank You, Father for raising up Governor Huckabee, Jay Sekulow, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin, Greg Jarrett, Sara Carter, Byron York, Alan Dershowitz, and many others who WILL NOT BACK DOWN against the deep state and its beasts.

    Roofers started replacing our roof last week. It's raining as if it's never going to stop, and dripping on the INSIDE of our house. I'm not nearly as upset about the inside of my house as I am about the shambles in which our culture and country exists. Although, I'd like to pinch the roofer pretty hard, too! At times, it's hard to keep one's Christian perspective!