The Dana Pretzer Show – Thursday, September 14, 2017 – Please Join Dana Pretzer Tonight at 9 PM ET with Special Guests: Clint Van Zandt & Robin Sax
THE DANA PRETZER SHOW
- Clint Van Zandt, former FBI hostage negotiator, will be discussing his updated book, “Facing Down Evil: Life on the Edge as an FBI Hostage Negotiator,” available at Amazon.
No ordinary Washington memoir, Facing Down Evil is an unprecedented look behind the scenes of our nation’s most powerful law enforcement agency. As the FBI’s premier hostage negotiator, Clint Van Zandt worked or consulted on some of recent U.S. history’s most unsettling and high-profile conflicts, including the Waco, Oklahoma City, and Unabomber cases.
- Robin Sax, author, legal analyst, victim advocate, and a former prosecutor for the State of California, County of Los Angeles and Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, will be discussing high profile cases in the news.
Think He Should be Fired Now … Former FBI Director Decided He Wasn’t Comey Decided He Wasn’t Going to Refer Hillary For Prosecution Long Before FBI Investigation Was Over
OH YEAH, COMEY IS SUCH A BOY SCOUT, LIAR!!! HE WAS IN ON THE FIX TO LET HILLARY CLINTON SKATE.
Former FBI director James Comey was drafting a letter that exonerated Hillary Clinton even before the investigation was completed. Imagine that. So who thinks he shouldn’t have been fired now? Once again President Trump was correct, the system is rigged. But what else would you expect from a slimy individual who would purposely take notes when only meeting with Trump as a CYA. So pretty much most of what Comey testified in front of Congress was a lie.
Just how corrupt is the FBI? It actually appears that Comey was protecting Hillary Clinton while targeting Trump at the same time. UNREAL.
Read the full letter at Town Hall.
According to new transcripts released by the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon, former FBI Director James Comey made the decision not to refer then Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for prosecution long before ever interviewing key witnesses. Members of the Committee allege Comey made the decision months before FBI agents were finished with the criminal investigation into her mishandling of classified information during her time as Secretary of State.
The transcripts were revealed in a letter sent to current FBI Director Christopher Wray, in which lawmakers are demanding an explanation and more documents surrounding the case.
“According to the unredacted portions of the transcripts, it appears that in April or early May of 2016, Mr. Comey had already decided he would issue a statement exonerating Secretary Clinton. That was long before FBI agents finished their work. Mr. Comey even circulated an early draft statement to select members of senior FBI leadership. The outcome of an investigation should not be prejudged while FBI agents are still hard at work trying to gather the facts,” the letter, signed by Chairman Chuck Grassley and Committee member Lindsey Graham states. “Conclusion first, fact-gathering second—that’s no way to run an investigation. The FBI should be held to a higher standard than that, especially in a matter of such great public interest and controversy.”
“It is unclear whether the FBI agents actually investigating the case were aware that Mr. Comey had already decided on the investigation’s outcome while their work was ongoing. However, it appears that the answer to that question may be underneath some of the extensive redactions that the Department made to the transcripts,” the letter continues.
Former FBI Director James Comey’s Private Memos on President Trump Conversations Contained Classified Material
IMAGINE THAT, FBI DIRECTOR COMELY BROKE THE VERY RULES HE WAS CHARGED TO INVESTIGATE HILLARY CLINTON … BOY SCOUT, EH?
From The Hill comes the following bombshell that should be filling up today’s news cycle if we had a fair and balanced media. According to interviews with officials familiar with the documents, former FBI director James Comey’s private memos he wrote regarding conversations he had with President Donald Trump have been determined to contain classified information. According to The Daily Caller, four of the documents have been marked by the FBI as containing information classified as both “Confidential” and “Secret.”
More than half of the memos former FBI chief James Comey wrote as personal recollections of his conversations with President Trump about the Russia investigation have been determined to contain classified information, according to interviews with officials familiar with the documents.
This revelation raises the possibility that Comey broke his own agency’s rules and ignored the same security protocol that he publicly criticized Hillary Clinton for in the waning days of the 2016 presidential election.
Comey testified last month he considered the memos to be personal documents and that he shared at least one of them with a Columbia University lawyer friend. He asked that lawyer to leak information from one memo to the news media in hopes of increasing pressure to get a special prosecutor named in the Russia case after Comey was fired as FBI director.
But when the seven memos Comey wrote regarding his nine conversations with Trump about Russia earlier this year were shown to Congress in recent days, the FBI claimed all were, in fact, deemed to be government documents.
While the Comey memos have been previously reported, this is the first time there has been a number connected to the amount of the memos the ex-FBI chief wrote.
Four of the memos had markings making clear they contained information classified at the “secret” or “confidential” level, according to officials directly familiar with the matter.
Oh the irony and maybe we can begin to understand why Comey took the position he did with regards to Hillary Clinton’s private email server and emails. Maybe Comey does the same thing. It certainly appears that he did when it comes to meetings he had with Donald Trump. Just how many more CYA memos does he have just like this that would only have seen the light of day if he needed to play a “trump” card?
It is not clear whether Comey as director signed the same agreement as his agents, but the contract is considered the official policy of the bureau. It was also unclear when the documents were shown to Congress whether the information deemed “secret” or “confidential” was classified at the time Comey wrote the memos or determined so afterwards, the sources said.
Congressional investigators had already begun examining whether Comey’s creation, storage and sharing of the memos violated FBI rules, but the revelation that four of the seven memos included some sort of classified information opens a new door of inquiry into whether classified information was mishandled, improperly stored or improperly shared.
Ironically, that was the same issue the FBI investigated in 2015-16 under Comey about Clinton’s private email server, where as secretary of State she and top aides moved classified information through insecure channels.
More FAKE News … AP Makes Correction to Trump-Russia Stories (FOUR, Not 17 U.S. Intelligence Agencies)
EVEN WITH COMMON CORE MATH: 17 – 4= 13
On the Friday of a July 4th holiday day week with many not paying attention, the AP took the opportunity to report that they have been reporting FAKE NEWS for quite some time. Earlier in the week, the NY Times did the same retraction. It would appear that they, the AP, and numerous other media outlets and Democrat politicians have been using the fictitious number of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies have agreed that Russia tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Donald Trump. It turns out to be a fabricated number. Because 17 sounds much more impressive than 4. In essence, the AP, and in turn Democrats were trying to make it sound like 100% of the US intelligence agencies have agreed that Russia tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Donald Trump. Actually, it was only 23.5%. Hmm, that’s much difference, isn’t it?
This news was put out by the media as weaponized information against Donald Trump. The MSM colluded with the Democrat party. Who leaked this information to the media who purposely put forth this incorrect information so that the MSM would run with it and it would become talking points for Democrats.
In stories published April 6, June 2, June 26 and June 29, The Associated Press reported that all 17 U.S. intelligence agencies have agreed that Russia tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Donald Trump. That assessment was based on information collected by three agencies – the FBI, CIA and National Security Agency – and published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which represents all U.S. intelligence agencies. Not all 17 intelligence agencies were involved in reaching the assessment.
How much more fake news do we have to have forced upon us for the American people to understand that the MSM really can no longer be trusted? The media has an agenda and they are colluding with the Democrat party. Maybe that is the investigation that needs to be looked into?
Democrat Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders and Wife Jane Sanders Lawyer Up After Under FBI Investigation for Bank Fraud
HAH, NOW BOTH 2016 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE HAVE BEEN UNDER FBI INVESTIGATION …
According to CBS News, self-proclaims socialist and 2016 Democrat presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have hired prominent defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation into a loan Jane Sanders obtained to expand Burlington College while she was its president. Hmm, wonder why the liberal MSM is not making this their headline story? Instead its Russia-Trump 24/7.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have hired prominent defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation into a loan Jane Sanders obtained to expand Burlington College while she was its president, CBS News confirms.
Politico Magazine first reported the Sanders had hired lawyers to defend them in the probe. Sanders’ top adviser Jeff Weaver told CBS News the couple has sought legal protection over federal agents’ allegations from a January 2016 complaint accusing then-President of Burlington College, Ms. Sanders, of distorting donor levels in a 2010 loan application for $10 million from People’s United Bank to purchase 33 acres of land for the institution.
According to Politico, prosecutors might also be looking into allegations that Sen. Sanders’ office inappropriately urged the bank to approve the loan.
Burlington attorney and Sanders supporter Rich Cassidy has reportedly been hired to represent Sen. Sanders. And high-profile Washington defense attorney Larry Robbins, who counseled Libby “Scooter” Robbins, former Chief of Staff for the Vice President, is protecting Jane Sanders.
Ms. Sanders’ push for the liberal arts college’s costly land acquisition was cited in a press release by the college when it shut down in 2016.
Great point and some poetic justice from Twitchy: Now here’s the best part. It seems that President Donald Trump will be instrumental in deciding the Sanders’ fate.