May 12, 2020

Monday, I told you about what we discovered deep within the 88-page transcript of a House Intel Committee interview with CrowdStrike cybersecurity expert Shawn Henry. As it turns out, others such as Dan Bongino and Tucker Carlson picked up on that same piece of news and did commentaries as well. It’s a huge story that, sadly, most of the media will bury under a pile of Barr-bashing and scary coronavirus stories. Really, though, this story is arguably the scariest one of all, because it shows our country has spent the past several years in the grip of a different kind of contagion: mass hysteria.

Mr. Henry’s testimony, hidden for three years, reveals that the lie Democrats have told since 2016 goes beyond the phony assertion that there is evidence Trump was in cahoots with Vladimir Putin while running for President. They also lied when they said there was evidence of the Russian government trying to hurt Hillary by hacking DNC emails. According to Henry, the one in charge of CrowdStrike’s investigation, they found no direct evidence, only “indications” and assumptions. (I mentioned in my earlier commentary that they are known to have made mistakes before when attributing computer hacks to Russia.) But a Russian hack fits the narrative. When Henry was brought in by Clinton lawyer and helpful dirt-disher Michael Sussmann to handle the “remediation," it was Sussmann who told him the FBI had already found “indications” that caused them to suspect the Russian government, essentially handing Henry the client’s preferred narrative on a silver platter.

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The fact is, we don’t know if Russia hacked the emails of the DNC and John Podesta, head of Hillary’s campaign. Maybe they did; maybe somebody else did. But there is no EVIDENCE that they did, although California Rep. Adam Schiff has been talking about the “evidence” every chance he got. This is a dangerous man --- and I don’t mean only if you get between him and a TV camera. Over and over, he has claimed there is "evidence in plain sight” about Russian “collusion” with the Trump team.

It is an abominable lie. But he tells it so often, he must be using Lenin's strategy of “A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” I have my own version to offer Mr. Schiff: “A lie told often enough just makes you that much more of a dirty liar.”

To stick to his fake story while still maintaining he’s telling the truth, Schiff is trying to claim the “evidence in plain sight” is the Trump Tower meeting. Yeah, that’s the ticket! We all know that meeting took place. It involved Trump campaign people and some Russians. So, all right: “collusion!”

But not so fast. In April, John Solomon uncovered evidence about that meeting that shows it to have been downright inconsequential. Some FBI memos concerning the Trump Tower meeting had been released, specifically the July 12, 2017, interview with Anatoli Samochornov, a trusted translator for the State Department, and Solomon found that they provided a great deal of exculpatory material that Mueller’s team had conveniently left out of their final report.

In Solomon’s words, “Samochornov’s eyewitness account entirely debunks the media’s narrative." We now can see the FBI agent’s '302' notes on Samochornov, in which the translator “concurred with Donald Trump Jr.’s accounts of the meeting.”

Recall that at the time of this interview, the media were going crazy about the Trump Tower meeting, hoping it might be THE piece of “collusion” evidence. Imagine: we had Don Jr., Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort lured to a meeting by Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskya by the promise of “dirt” on Hillary! They ridiculed Don Jr.’s account that the meeting was really about a Russian lobbying campaign to change adoption practices under a human rights law called the Magnitsky Act.

Veselnitskya had hired Samochornov to be her translator for her legal work, and he was present at the Trump Tower meeting in that capacity. While he was being interviewed by the FBI, they wrote this: “Samochornov could not speak about other occasions, but said there was no discussion about dirt on Hillary Clinton. Samochornov did not think Hillary Clinton was mentioned by name at the meeting. Samochornov had not heard Veselnitskya say anything about having ‘dirt’ on Hillary Clinton. Veselnitskya did not offer any materials during the meeting and no papers were exchanged.”

So, it really was about the Magnitsky Act. In fact, most of the presentation was done by an American lobbyist, according to the translator. It was brief, as people had a campaign to run.

NONE of this information appeared in the final special counsel report. A Senate staffer involved in the Russia investigation told John Solomon, “The omission from the Mueller report leaves a distorted picture that has been allowed to persist for more than two years. We are looking into the circumstances of the editing of that report and why DOJ allowed such investigations and false public narratives to carry on in the face of significant evidence of innocence.”

So they DON’T have evidence of collusion, but they lie and say they do. They DO have evidence of innocence, but they lie by omission and leave it out. This farce has gone on long enough. Thankfully, acting Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell is calling for the release of more and more long-withheld evidence that, sure enough, is turning out to be exculpatory. And no amount of spinning by Schiff --- or even Obama, who’s desperate now to keep the lid on his own role in the plot to take down Trump --- will stop us from calling a lie a lie.

Liking the idea of getting dirt on one’s political opponent is not wrong. In this case, though, there was no “collusion” with Russians to get it. The only “collusion” we’ve seen was in the Hillary camp, when they paid for “dirt” from Russians.

Speaking of Obama’s role, Mollie Hemingway at THE FEDERALIST has a great piece on what was done to target Michael Flynn and also to hide classified information from the incoming Trump team. We’ve covered most of the details, but she lays them all out in a revealing timeline. Highly recommended.

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  • Connie Miller

    06/12/2020 05:25 AM

    I would like you to explain the details that are known about pizza gate and how much has been uncovered by judicial watch. I trust you completely, thank you for your daily needs letters and prayers!!

  • Michael Gossman

    05/18/2020 03:35 AM

    Why isn’t more being done to clean up the left put them behind bars like they did an honorable man like General Flynn I just don’t get it please help me understand?!

  • Glenda Lagerstedt

    05/17/2020 08:00 AM

    Keep it coming! There are some of us out here who find the din of the over crowded political stage with its way-too-many actors and conflicting stories impossible to sort out. Your articles consistently affirm and clarify own my thoughts and feelings and I know I stand on firm ground,

  • rodney burke

    05/13/2020 09:44 AM

    It's time for them to pay...BIG time. Adam is such a liar he needs forced removal from the House. As more comes out the depth of deceit and lies is more apparent. Let's start from the ovomit and work our way down. Mueller, schiff Comey have zero reputation. 7th floor is a bunch of traitors or seditionists, BARR and Durham need to determine. There were capital crimes committed. This crime is beyond anything ever contemplated in American history except for JFK And that was successful. This was so elaborate and deep seated, It has to be dealt with and harshly. NO mercy for barry and hildog, Mueller and Weismann, they KNEW better and did it anyway.

  • Melinda Long

    05/13/2020 09:03 AM

    heard on Rush Limbaugh yesterday that the missing information on the DNC server was removed way too quickly...faster than any internet could have done. that it was probably someone who entered and with a flash drive, removed information. a flash drive is AN INSIDE JOB!?

  • Bob Carter

    05/12/2020 10:31 PM

    Just some info on the effects of the shutdown on Jefferson county Kentucky
    It has been reported more than once lately that Louisville has Ben invaded by another pandemic. “Domestic Violence” has more than doubled during this shutdown

  • Barney Flint

    05/12/2020 08:28 PM

    Gov Huckabee, I look forward to your insight on all these things political. At the ripe old age of 74 , I had no idea that the USA could be coming down to what I see coming. I regret to say that I see another civil war coming in our near future. I do not believe that the american people will stand for what the demonrats have in mind. All of the RINO's out there need to just give it up and go on over the the dark side. If only that could come to pass? I wish I could go on with something elaborate but the words just do not come. I will stand and fight as best I can with my comrades in arms doing whatever I can to protect our republic as my oath to protect America against all enemies foreign and domestic had never been revoked and I will fight to keep America great.

  • Frank Remski

    05/12/2020 08:01 PM

    On the subject of extending the lock downs by Democrat governors, I am thinking that they are doing it, actually over doing it, to slow the recovery process. If they can delay or ruing the recovery, then they see this as a way to influence the general election. Strictly politics while stealing their pay checks for doing nothing but keeping honest people out of work.
    This also has to be a posture that is being promoted at the highest levels in the DNC. Time to take action to end the swamp.

  • John Derrick

    05/12/2020 08:00 PM

    Withholding pertinent facts of an investigation leading to wrongful assumptions certainly appears to be blanket SOP for the out-going Administration. The suspects run from Obama House through the State Dept., DOJ and the FBI. Pray these nefarious perpetrators receive FULL justice under a clean Justice Department under Trump!!!

  • Bruce Greene

    05/12/2020 07:40 PM

    Mr Huckabee.
    Just read about Mrs Huckabee, glad she is doing fine. I'll read the above in a bit.

  • David Hobson

    05/12/2020 06:55 PM

    Mike you know in the word what is hidden will be brought to light , this evil must be dealt with to the fullest all that had their hand in it

  • Jerry Korba

    05/12/2020 06:53 PM

    What have Conservatives done to deserve people like Pelosi and Schumer and the Left they have been around since crabgrass people with a love for nature and and a nice lawn have to fight against it every year it seem the same goes for the Pelosi and Schumer all Conservatives want is to raise a family not abortion work for the great gifts America offers not stay home and have the Government send you a couple of bucks you are not going to buy your kid a bike or yourself a motor cycle a boat or any fun items with a small government handout no you will sit a home like many of us older people do and waste what years we have left playing this half ass stay home policy. Granted everyone loves a vacation but when you no longer have a home, a car, clothing wears out, freezer and refrigerator and pantry comes empty when is the government going to take care of repossession? You starve waiting in line at a food shelter, that is the goal of the left is to make all Americans dependent on a sub standard life style to that I say stuff that where the sun don't shine not meant to done with pleasure..... Get Back to work America

  • Marty Jones

    05/12/2020 06:32 PM

    My thoughts on this whole fiasco is that if nobody in the FBI, CIA, Congress and Obama administration goes to prison then what good is our judicial system. This could start a pushback against law enforcement and government if no one is held accountable. Definitely not what this Nation needs at this time. Hopefully DOJ will start to prosecute immediately. Restore The Faith

  • stephen mitchell

    05/12/2020 06:27 PM

    Same old, same old story . Nothing is going to happen here ! Lets move on .

  • Steve Crow

    05/12/2020 05:22 PM

    Prosecute them to the medium extent of the law Obama on down and the current Treasonous members of Congress.

  • Kay DeWitt

    05/12/2020 05:10 PM

    Mike, I say a rousing AMEN to your statement, "This farce has gone on long enough," but not only must it be exposed, and made known, to EVERY American as an endeavor to take a stand against the evil unrighteousness that authored it by a political party that, BY so doing, made a mockery of the very PURPOSE America HAS political parties, but it must also be exposed because of the mockery it makes of the God this nation was founded on!

    Can anyone imagine how grieved our Man of Sorrows is BEHOLDING this farce...
    this SIN....that only adds TO all the tragedies that are being authored BY sin...
    you the school....and mass...shootings ....I wonder how many people who have been grieved by the "loss" THEY have suffered, never shed a tear over the loss our Man of Sorrows suffered when lives were lost because of one of these shootings?....

  • Barbra Cunningham

    05/12/2020 04:38 PM

    Please research H.R.6666
    The (trace Act.)

  • Mariann Arnspiger

    05/12/2020 04:00 PM

    I have never had any doubt in disingenuous statements being force fed to the American citizens from the corrupt leftist liars. How I would like to see Trey Gowdy be called to prosecute Hillary (at the least) and Comey, McCabe, Strock and Brennan (at the most).

  • Ron Edwards

    05/12/2020 02:57 PM

    While I like it that what I strongly strongly suspected from Day 1 is now being verified. The "hack" was Seth Rich downloading to a flash drive or drives. Unfortunately some co-worker (most likely) ratted him out and therefore he was "dealt with". I hope, but doubt, the person who reported him feels some twinge of remorse. Nevertheless, I have only about 1% confidence that anyone at all will face any consequences whatsoever which is very depressing. Knowing that our country has turned into a third world corrupt sewer politics wise.

  • Judy Williams

    05/12/2020 02:53 PM

    It’s so disheartening to know that so many people have lied and done dreadful deeds in order to hurt the Trump presidency and those who support him. And most of the media has helped them perpetuate this horrible hoax for over 3 years. Will these people be held accountable? Will they be charged with crimes? Will this terrible chapter in US history be closed by bringing the culprits to justice?

  • Aaron Woien

    05/12/2020 02:46 PM

    The Russians had nothing to do with any of this, and did NOT interfere in any way with the 2016 election. The Democrats and the left wing media owe an apology to Mr. Putin. And to President Trump.

  • Kaye Baird

    05/12/2020 02:40 PM

    It is so hypocritical that MSM and other politicians, aka liars, are enumerating President Trump's lies when their lies are coming out faster than they can be reported. All of these people who harp like circus seals about President Trump's mostly hyperbole, he is a showman, have swallowed the Russian collusion lies of the Obama administration and serial killer and liar hrc and refuse to regurgitate them now that the truth is glaring at them front and center. I will NEVER have faith in my government again. I'll always be a sceptical about anything they justify. The Russia hoax, the overhyped projected coronavirus deaths, the liars spectacle at WH pressers shows me that more than 3/4 of influencers are corrupt with their own agenda. They hold themselves up as compassionate and inclusive while carving up honest people inch by inch insisting they are doing them a big favor and you are racist, xenophobic, islamophobic, misogynistic for complaining about the pain.

  • Wanda Magdalen

    05/12/2020 02:25 PM

    Mike, I read your articles but I don’t comment each time, but you’re right on each time! God Bless you! ??????????

  • Evangeline Hopkins

    05/12/2020 02:22 PM

    Julian Assange (WikiLeaks) stated MANY TIMES that he did not get the emails from Russia. Now do you believe him?

  • Brenda Easterling

    05/12/2020 02:17 PM

    Deep in my heart I knew Obama was not an asset to the US (neither was his wife)!!! All of the dirt is coming out now! I only pray the American people will wake up. This behavior is so shameful. I praise President Trump for
    the way he has handled everything that has been handed out to him. I may not live to see it, but they all will be judged for all of these crimes they have committed, Pelosi, Schiff, Clinton, the media and all the rest of them. Thank God above for all of the good men and women who care really about the people of the United States of America!!!