About That Insurance. . .
Lots of questions are being asked today about that so-called "insurance policy" Clinton loyalist Peter Strzok referred to in a text to his mistress, Lisa Page. Strzok and Page both worked at the FBI and were also part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating President Trump until their texts were discovered this summer.
Government workers are allowed to have personal opinions. But Strzok and Page made no attempt to hide their bias and disdain for Trump and his "deplorables." Consider this exchange:
STRZOK: Just went to a southern Virginia Walmart. I could SMELL the Trump support…
PAGE: Yep. Out to lunch with [REDACTED]. We both hate everyone and everything.
We have also learned in recent days that Fusion GPS, the firm Hillary Clinton used to produce the Trump/Russia dossier, hired Nellie Ohr to work on "research and analysis" of Donald Trump.
Nellie Ohr just happens to be the wife of Bruce Ohr, a top Justice Department official. And, according to The Daily Caller, court records show that she got her job with Fusion GPS at her husband's request! That can't be a coincidence.
Here's more context about Strzok's "insurance policy." In that same exchange with Lisa Page, he mentioned a discussion they had "in Andy's office." Most observers think he was referring to Andrew McCabe, the FBI's deputy director.
You may recall that McCabe's wife was a Democrat candidate for the state legislature in Virginia. She got hundreds of thousands of dollars from Terry McAuliffe, who is a close confidante of Bill and Hillary Clinton. McCabe, like Strzok, played a key role in the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
This meeting of top FBI officials, where they discussed their so-called "insurance policy," was really a meeting of Clinton supporters. And according to the Wall Street Journal, it "came on the heels of the FBI's launch of its counterintelligence probe into Trump-Russia ties."
When you have a morning meeting in your office, you may talk about company profits, promotions or last night's big game. These hacks were seething with anger toward Donald Trump and Middle America on government time -- your dime. And it appears as if they were contriving "insurance policies" to derail a candidate who wanted to make America great again.
What is more disturbing: That Kremlin operatives tried to interfere with our election or that U.S. bureaucrats tried to overturn an election?
Gowdy Gets It
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared before the House Judiciary Committee yesterday to defend the Mueller investigation, which I believe has lost all credibility at this stage.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, a former prosecutor, tore into Mueller's team and the left-wing culture that seems to dominate the FBI today. Watch his remarks here. (Trust me, you won't be disappointed.)
Be certain to share this report with your friends and family members. If they are only watching the "mainstream media," they aren't getting even half of the real story, just anti-Trump distortions.
Speaking Of Distortions. . .
There's a new poll out today demonstrating the power of big media to drive the narrative. According to the results, most Americans oppose the tax cut legislation currently under debate in Congress and more voters than not believe it will raise their taxes.
Anyone who thinks Donald Trump is going to raise their taxes is a victim of "fake news."
Let me give you one example. There has been a lot of commentary suggesting that Trump will destroy the housing market. Why? Because the tax bill includes a provision that caps the amount of mortgage interest that is deductible.
Here's what you need to know: That cap will only apply to mortgages of $750,000 or more. The number of people in America who have mortgages greater than $750,000 is very small. And if you already have a mortgage greater than that, you're not affected. It applies only to home purchases made next year and beyond.
There are many positive elements in the tax bill, such as:
- Lower individual tax rates.
- Lower business and corporate tax rates.
- Doubling of the standard deduction.
- Doubling of the per-child tax credit.
- A $10,000 deduction for property taxes or state and local income taxes.
- Deductions for medical expenses.
- Repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate.
Congressional negotiators are still trying to nail down last-minute details. We will provide additional analysis once the final package is presented for a vote.
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