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Rod Rosenstein Says If He Knew Then, What He Knows Now, He Wouldn’t Have Signed Carter Page FISA Warrant

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Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has come out and admitted that if he possessed the knowledge he now has, back before signing the FISA warrant for Carter Page, he would never have signed it.

Well, you know what they say. Hindsight is 20/20.

Everything had a tendency to look clearer when you reflect back on it after the fact. The problem, of course, is that by then it is too late. This is why it is important to operate from a set of well-grounded principles that will guide you when things seem unclear. Just a thought.

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Rosenstein, who also appointed special counsel Robert Mueller while overseeing the Russia investigation after then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself, testified in a public session with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that he was unaware of the serious flaws with the Page FISA process that were uncovered by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz.

“If you knew then what you know now, would you have signed the warrant application?” Graham asked.

Rosenstein replied: “No, I would not.”

Graham went on to ask if the reason why he wouldn’t have signed it looking back on it now was because Mr. Horowitz found that exculpatory information was withheld from the court.

“Among other reasons, yes sir,” Rosenstein said.

The report from Horowitz slammed the Justice Department and the FBI for what it called “17 significant errors and ommissions” related directly to the FISA warrants against Page in 2016 and 2017, along with the bureau’s heavy reliance upon the dossier put together by British spy Christopher Steele, which is also considered to be flawed.

Steele was commissioned to put together the package containing his “research” by Fusion GPS, which was funded by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, along with the Democratic National Committee through the Perkins Coie law firm.

Some recently declassified footnotes from the FBI have revealed that they were well aware of the fact that many of Steele’s subsources disputed the accuracy of quite a few of the claims made in the dossier and stated it might actually be compromised by disinformation from Russia. And yet, these folks used it against the president anyway.

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo: Americans Don’t Need to Look to GOD Anymore (Watch)

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John Salvatore

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Need another reason to not watch CNN? Okay, here’s a great one. According to far-left partisan host Chris Cuomo, brother of far-left governor of New York Andrew Cuomo, Americans don’t need to look to GOD anymore. That is exactly what he said. Don’t believe it? WATCH: https://twitter.com/robbystarbuck/status/1278189905638801410?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1278189905638801410%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fgodless-chris-cuomo-uses-cnn-soapbox-tell-americans-dont-need-god-video%2F From Fox News: CNN’s Chris Cuomo was accused of siding with the “mob” on Tuesday night during a contentious interview with Mark McCloskey, the man who went viral for brandishing a gun alongside his wife as the couple protected their home from protesters. The couple told police the protesters broke a gate to get onto the private street in St. Louis, and the pair say they only retrieved their firearms when they spotted “multiple” people who were already armed, police department records show. WATCH: https://twitter.com/JennaEllisEsq/status/1278193881704804352?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1278193881704804352%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fmedia%2Fcnns-chris-cuomo-accused-of-siding-with-the-st-louis-mob-during-heated-interview-with-viral-armed-husband ANOTHER CLIP: https://twitter.com/JennaEllisEsq/status/1278196098943852552?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1278196098943852552%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fmedia%2Fcnns-chris-cuomo-accused-of-siding-with-the-st-louis-mob-during-heated-interview-with-viral-armed-husband Let’s hear your thoughts on Cuomo in the comment section…

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Black Sheriff Warns Violent Protesters: I’ll Deputize Gun Owners, Don’t Come to My County

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You don’t want to mess with Sheriff Darryl Daniels. He has put his foot down when it comes to violent leftist protesters – and he means business. Here’s the deal, via NYP: A sheriff in Florida said he’s ready to deputize every gun owner in his county if violent protests erupt. Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels issued the warning in a three-minute video Wednesday, saying he was ready to enlist the help of civilians if there are any demonstrations his deputies can’t handle alone. Daniels said, “If we can’t handle you, I’ll exercise the power and authority as the sheriff and I’ll make special deputies of every lawful gun owner in the county.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/wjxt4/status/1278290632516210689?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1278290632516210689%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fblack-florida-sheriff-deputize-gun-owners-stop-godless-blm-mob%2F A bunch of future Joe Biden voters decided to ambush police officers in Tampa Bay this past Saturday night. These are most likely the kind of people who don’t have to use “COVID” as an excuse for the reason they don’t have a job. They were probably unemployed to begin with. Why aren’t Democrat “leaders” speaking out on this violent behavior? From Fox35Orlando: TAMPA, Fla. – The chief of the Tampa Police Department says his officers were “ambushed” early Saturday morning. […] As officers took one person into custody, the crowd surrounded officers and threw glass bottles, while several subjects jumped on one of the officer’s cars. Tampa chief Brian Dugan said, “There were hundreds of them. Hundreds. We ended up having to call every single police officer that was available that night to respond there, from New Tampa to South Tampa.” VIDEO:

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