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POWELL: New Facts Indicate Mueller Destroyed Evidence, Obstructed Justice

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The evidence indicates Mueller has destroyed or is suppressing Brady material. There was an original 302 created within five days — by FBI protocol — of the Jan. 24, 2016 ambush interview of General Flynn by two agents — Strzok and Special Agent Joe Pientka. It is mentioned in the Strzok-Page text messages and on page four of the recrafted 302 Mueller filed. Comey read the original 302 before he was fired.


It existed — as Grassley well knows. It was written by Agent Pientka, who also took extensive handwritten notes, whose name is redacted from Mueller’s filing, and who seems to have disappeared. Where are the original 302, his notes, and where is Agent Pientka? Grassley has been trying to get access to all three for almost two years.


Mueller’s filing confirms that Agent Pientka was assigned to take notes of the interview. Judge Sullivan’s order encompasses the production of those notes. Where are they? Were they destroyed despite Grassley’s longstanding request and Judge Sullivan’s original Brady order? The failure to produce them is another Brady violation that warrants the dismissal of the charges against Flynn and warrants holding Mueller and his team in contempt of court.


And no doubt Mueller is aware of other Brady material in the possession of the government. There are two important sets of information being withheld from the defense under the guise of classification.

Sidney Powell, a former federal prosecutor and veteran of 500 federal appeals, is the author of “LICENSED TO LIE: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice.” She is a senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research and senior policy adviser for America First

https://dailycaller.com/2018/12/16/mueller-destroyed-evidence/

Has CNN, NBC, ABC, NYT, WaPo been all over this?

ROTFLOL...
 

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Has CNN, NBC, ABC, NYT, WaPo been all over this?

ROTFLOL...

While I tend to believe the gist of Powell's contentions, her factual errors are not to her favor.

For example: "of the Jan. 24, 2016 ambush interview of General Flynn by two agents". The ambush interview didn't happen in 2016. It happened in 2017.
 

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While I tend to believe the gist of Powell's contentions, her factual errors are not to her favor.

For example: "of the Jan. 24, 2016 ambush interview of General Flynn by two agents". The ambush interview didn't happen in 2016. It happened in 2017.

Yes but the 60 million dollar question is did Mueller turn over the 302's that each Strzok and Pientka filed along with their individual notes of the interview to Judge Sullivan as he ordered them to do? I guess we will all find out Tuesday. If they happen to have "disappeared", could Judge Sullivan order Special Agent Pientka to his court for testimony? The reason I ask is the first time I heard the name Pientka was around May of this year. His name started showing up in columns of John Solomon at the Hill, Sara Carter, articles at the Federalist, and along with correspondence Sen. Grassley sent to Rosenstein and Wray. Their sources said Pientka was willing to testify before Congress if subpoenaed. Grassley in his correspondence to Rosentein and Wray stated after the DOJ released the documents to him which happen to be the same Sullivan requested than he (Grassley) would be issuing a subpoena for Pientka. But the DOJ never released the documents to Grassley's committee.

Look, my personal opinion is Judge Sullivan thinks something really stinks and he isn't about to issue a sentence on Flynn without all the facts. If Mueller didn't produce what Sullivan requested then I wouldn't be surprise to learn that Sullivan is going to be the can opener to open up the can of whoop ass on the Mueller team and the FBI.
 

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Has CNN, NBC, ABC, NYT, WaPo been all over this?

ROTFLOL...

More just GOP bullsh*t which we have read too many of so far. If this was true it would have been leaked many times over. And I bet the judge will be sentencing Flynn very soon.
 

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More just GOP bullsh*t which we have read too many of so far. If this was true it would have been leaked many times over. And I bet the judge will be sentencing Flynn very soon.
What would you like to bet? Similarly we should all know very soon, like this week max, right?
 

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What would you like to bet? Similarly we should all know very soon, like this week max, right?

This all could have been resolved if they had assigned a democrat to investigate Trump. Mueller is obviously a GOP plant with a sophisticated plan to be so corrupt as to destroy the credibility of the investigation. They will stop at nothing to destroy Trump! :)

Seriously, if Jarred and Ivanka were in charge of the investigation, the right wing would be complaining.
 

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This all could have been resolved if they had assigned a democrat to investigate Trump. Mueller is obviously a GOP plant with a sophisticated plan to be so corrupt as to destroy the credibility of the investigation. They will stop at nothing to destroy Trump! :)

Seriously, if Jarred and Ivanka were in charge of the investigation, the right wing would be complaining.
The Muel is covering up for his own misdeeds, he HAS to succeed, as his own ass in on the line... as is Comey's, Rosensteinks, the fat lady etc etc etc... [ see U 1 coverup ]

The Muel is about as GOP as Nancy P. He has a longer face but she has the most stretched smile... or whatever that's called on her face.
 

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The Muel is covering up for his own misdeeds, he HAS to succeed, as his own ass in on the line... as is Comey's, Rosensteinks, the fat lady etc etc etc... [ see U 1 coverup ]

The Muel is about as GOP as Nancy P. He has a longer face but she has the most stretched smile... or whatever that's called on her face.

Hate to tell you - but Mueller has been a registered republican longer than trump has. Remember trumpers - trump WAS a democrat before he decided to run for president. He knew his best chances were to run as a republican...cos the democrats would NEVER nominate someone as stupid and corrupt as he is.
 

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Hate to tell you - but Mueller has been a registered republican longer than trump has. Remember trumpers - trump WAS a democrat before he decided to run for president. He knew his best chances were to run as a republican...cos the democrats would NEVER nominate someone as stupid and corrupt as he is.
Yeah, and...?

The Muel is AC-DC establishment, means he goes either way as long as they go the establishment way. Yano? Oh yeah, my bad, how could you know?

You are obviously stuck, lost in a fairy tale of epic comic book proportions. If he is so stupid, how is it that he beat everyone on our side and your side, including 4 former presidents arrayed against him, the media, Hollywood and academia?

BTW, When they draw the fat lady in those comics, do they make her with a Scarlett Johansson face and body... or do they keep her as the blob in a tent, canckles and all?

Inquiring minds want to know. :lamo
 

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Yes but the 60 million dollar question is did Mueller turn over the 302's that each Strzok and Pientka filed along with their individual notes of the interview to Judge Sullivan as he ordered them to do? I guess we will all find out Tuesday. If they happen to have "disappeared", could Judge Sullivan order Special Agent Pientka to his court for testimony? The reason I ask is the first time I heard the name Pientka was around May of this year. His name started showing up in columns of John Solomon at the Hill, Sara Carter, articles at the Federalist, and along with correspondence Sen. Grassley sent to Rosenstein and Wray. Their sources said Pientka was willing to testify before Congress if subpoenaed. Grassley in his correspondence to Rosentein and Wray stated after the DOJ released the documents to him which happen to be the same Sullivan requested than he (Grassley) would be issuing a subpoena for Pientka. But the DOJ never released the documents to Grassley's committee.

Look, my personal opinion is Judge Sullivan thinks something really stinks and he isn't about to issue a sentence on Flynn without all the facts. If Mueller didn't produce what Sullivan requested then I wouldn't be surprise to learn that Sullivan is going to be the can opener to open up the can of whoop ass on the Mueller team and the FBI.

What a difference a judge...and a defense team...makes. I can't help but contrast this case with Cohen's case.

In the Flynn case, we have a defense team who calls attention to the actions of the Mueller people. The judge asks for more information and the Mueller team fails to give it. We don't yet know how this will turn out.

In the Cohen case, we have a defense team that appears to be in lockstep with the Mueller team and a defendant who is quite willing to tell lies on command. The judge, even though there are questionable aspects about the case, doesn't ask any questions. The judge appears to be part of the scheme and even tailors his remarks to support the deal. We know how this turned out...unsupported claims against the President that get wilder and wilder by the day...the media frenzy about those claims...the inexplicable 3 month delay in carrying out the sentence...a Dem-controlled House salivating at the chance to get Cohen before their committees.
 

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"New facts"! Lol! Shiny fresh ones, still steaming, invented today by the Daily Caller?
 

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What a difference a judge...and a defense team...makes. I can't help but contrast this case with Cohen's case.

In the Flynn case, we have a defense team who calls attention to the actions of the Mueller people. The judge asks for more information and the Mueller team fails to give it. We don't yet know how this will turn out.

In the Cohen case, we have a defense team that appears to be in lockstep with the Mueller team and a defendant who is quite willing to tell lies on command. The judge, even though there are questionable aspects about the case, doesn't ask any questions. The judge appears to be part of the scheme and even tailors his remarks to support the deal. We know how this turned out...unsupported claims against the President that get wilder and wilder by the day...the media frenzy about those claims...the inexplicable 3 month delay in carrying out the sentence...a Dem-controlled House salivating at the chance to get Cohen before their committees.

That would be the same defense team that must have recommended to Flynn that he take the plea deal and admit that he lied to the FBI.
 

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Hate to tell you - but Mueller has been a registered republican longer than trump has. Remember trumpers - trump WAS a democrat before he decided to run for president. He knew his best chances were to run as a republican...cos the democrats would NEVER nominate someone as stupid and corrupt as he is.

Is that why they all used to love Trump, as long as he was handing them cash they loved him


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Just to repeat the obvious.....Flynn has already plead guilty to lying to the FBI. Just to repeat the obvious.....Flynn has already plead guilty to lying to the FBI.

There is before a Target in an Investigation Pleads out and there is after. The Target has to stand before a Judge in questioning and admit that he has Plead Guilty because he is Guilty and for no other reason than that he is Guilty.

So whatever Flynn's legal team is trying to do in this sentencing phase, it can't change history. The Right has spent the entire period of these Trials and Court Proceedings trying to "spin" decisions from the Bench in the Manafort trials and now here as if they have a clue. How has that worked out so far?

In addition, given the above, the idea being pushing by the Right Wing Rag peddling this nonsense is that Mueller has asked for leniency for Flynn not because of Flynn's cooperation but because Mueller is trying to hide the whole issue of whether Flynn actually lied when in fact Mueller has Flynn's Guilty plea in hand.

As usual, we have a load of Right Wing spin here and not much more.

In addition, MSM really needs to get its house in order. A Target in an investigation can have a PR guy and a Target or Subject can have an actual Attorney. MSM continually bringing so called Attorneys in for on camera interviews, guys like Rudy and Cohen's PR guy Lonnie Davis and then seeing MSM anchors screaming on camera that "they want the truth" is patently absurd. JUST STOP! MSM is not looking for the truth in conducting these on camera interviews.
 

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Desperate Trumpist horse****.
 

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That would be the same defense team that must have recommended to Flynn that he take the plea deal and admit that he lied to the FBI.

Actually, it wasn't.
 

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Actually, it wasn't.

Who were Flynn's attorneys then and who now?

Actually from a practical perspective it does not matter. Guilty is Guilty. He has already Plead Guilty and a Target has to say before a Judge that he is pleading Guilty BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY, not for any other reason than that. So Flynn is boxed by that if nothing else.

I have no idea what his Attorneys are trying to do here. Possibly they are trying to rehabilitate his reputation post all of this so Flynn can find himself back in some sort of Consultancy and thus PAY HIS LEGAL BILLS. That makes the most sense.

Recovering Flynn's damaged reputation may be an impossible task though. Anybody that would want the guy that has turned into an angry carnival barker consulting needs their heads examined. What is a client of his to do....check to see if Flynn has taken his meds that morning?
 
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Hate to tell you - but Mueller has been a registered republican longer than trump has. Remember trumpers - trump WAS a democrat before he decided to run for president. He knew his best chances were to run as a republican...cos the democrats would NEVER nominate someone as stupid and corrupt as he is.

Really? Let's see hjs current voter registration.


Then why is the Witch Hunt stacked w/ Hillary donors?


There are NO PARTY AFFILIATIONS in The Swamp.
 

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What a difference a judge...and a defense team...makes. I can't help but contrast this case with Cohen's case.

In the Flynn case, we have a defense team who calls attention to the actions of the Mueller people. The judge asks for more information and the Mueller team fails to give it. We don't yet know how this will turn out.

In the Cohen case, we have a defense team that appears to be in lockstep with the Mueller team and a defendant who is quite willing to tell lies on command. The judge, even though there are questionable aspects about the case, doesn't ask any questions. The judge appears to be part of the scheme and even tailors his remarks to support the deal. We know how this turned out...unsupported claims against the President that get wilder and wilder by the day...the media frenzy about those claims...the inexplicable 3 month delay in carrying out the sentence...a Dem-controlled House salivating at the chance to get Cohen before their committees.

The difference is that through his attorneys Cohen was trying to save some of his ass from more severe penalties for his real crimes. So his attorneys told him he was going to have to plead guilty to something for which he'd never get jail time anyway but which was the only thing the SDNY could play up as a Trump connection.

With Flynn, they had to use deceit, the Logan Act, and personal destruction.
 

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The difference is that through his attorneys Cohen was trying to save some of his ass from more severe penalties for his real crimes. So his attorneys told him he was going to have to plead guilty to something for which he'd never get jail time anyway but which was the only thing the SDNY could play up as a Trump connection.

With Flynn, they had to use deceit, the Logan Act, and personal destruction.

Good point.

Cohen was facing those other charges.

But the judge in Cohen's case bears some responsibility, as well. Given the nonsense statement that judge made about Cohen and the "campaign violations" indicate he was in the bag for Mueller.
 

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Good point.

Cohen was facing those other charges.

But the judge in Cohen's case bears some responsibility, as well. Given the nonsense statement that judge made about Cohen and the "campaign violations" indicate he was in the bag for Mueller.

Cohen's Judge wasn't a finder of fact regarding the campaign finance charge, was he?
There was no trial so he was merely the guy who read the charges and asked Cohen to confirm that he's pleading guilty.
 

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Hate to tell you - but Mueller has been a registered republican longer than trump has. Remember trumpers - trump WAS a democrat before he decided to run for president. He knew his best chances were to run as a republican...cos the democrats would NEVER nominate someone as stupid and corrupt as he is.

Really, they sure been working hard to protect him.
 

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Cohen's Judge wasn't a finder of fact regarding the campaign finance charge, was he?
There was no trial so he was merely the guy who read the charges and asked Cohen to confirm that he's pleading guilty.

Really. The judge in Cohen's case played Pontius Pilate. "Look, I have no idea if this guy's guilty of all of this or not, but if you folks wanna kill him, it's okay with me. Hey! We outta grapes here, or what?"
 

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Seems fairly obvious that SOME folks consider the SDNY case more of an immediate threat to Trump than the case Mueller is handling. When a thread regarding Mueller and Flynn turns into Cohen Cohen Cohen....its fairly obvious.
 
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