Jim Hoft With The Gateway Pundit / May 17th, 2017
TRUMP FIGHTS BACK!
President Donald Trump delivered the commencement address Wednesday at the Coast Guard Academy.
“Now I want to take this opportunity to offer you some advice. Over the course of your life you will find that things are not always fair. You will find that things happen to you that you do not deserve… You have to put your head down and fight, fight, fight!… Never ever, ever give up. Things will turn out just fine….Look at the way I have been treated lateley. No politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly. You can’t let them get you down. You can’t let the critics and naysayers get in the way of your dreams. (Crowd erupts!)”
“I was not elected to please the Washington media. I was elected to please you, the forgotten man.”
THE CROWD ERUPTED!
BOTH PICTURES BELOW WERE POSTED BY PAPA MIKE AND NOT FROM THE “SOURCE” OF THE ARTICLE…….
FOX News legal expert Gregg Jarrett argued Tuesday that if James Comey obstructed justice and held onto a memo of the president asking him to end an investigation then Comey could be prosecuted.
FOX News reported:
Three months ago, the then-FBI Director met with President Trump. Following their private conversation, Comey did what he always does –he wrote a memorandum to himself memorializing the conversation. Good lawyers do that routinely.
Now, only after Comey was fired, the memo magically surfaces in an inflammatory New York Times report which alleges that Mr. Trump asked Comey to end the Michael Flynn investigation.
Those who don’t know the first thing about the law immediately began hurling words like “obstruction of justice”, “high crimes and misdemeanors” and “impeachment“. Typically, these people don’t know what they don’t know.
Here is what we do know.
Under the law, Comey is required to immediately inform the Department of Justice of any attempt to obstruct justice by any person, even the President of the United States. Failure to do so would result in criminal charges against Comey. (18 USC 4 and 28 USC 1361) He would also, upon sufficient proof, lose his license to practice law.
So, if Comey believed Trump attempted to obstruct justice, did he comply with the law by reporting it to the DOJ? If not, it calls into question whether the events occurred as the Times reported it.