RUSH: Okay. “The brazen plot against Trump by the Obama-era FBI and DOJ continues, enabled by a complicit media.” This is an op-ed written by Victoria Toensing and her husband, Joe diGenova. And it basically rehashes things that we have talked about for months and months here about the deep state, about this conspiracy, about the objective to overturn the presidential election results of 2016. The corruption of the Department of Justice and the FBI by Obama-era employees.
I’m watching the Barr confirmation hearings, and every one of these Democrat senators is essentially asking Barr, they dress the questions up, but the questions are basically this: Are you gonna make sure Mueller gets Trump? Are you gonna stand aside and let Mueller get Trump? Are you gonna interrupt Mueller as he tries to get Trump? Are you gonna make sure that Mueller won’t be fired? Are you gonna make sure that Trump can’t stop Mueller from getting him thrown out of office? Are you gonna stand aside and let Mueller finish his job, and are you gonna let everybody know what Mueller said and are you gonna make sure that Trump gets hurt by it? That’s what every Democrat’s asking. I don’t care what the question is, that’s what it really is.
Barr is saying, “Uhhh, yes. Rules and whatever? Yes. I… (sputtering) Yes, I — I — I will not… Witch hunts? I don’t believe in witch hunts. Mueller knows how to do a witch hunt.” So these questions are so obvious. I don’t care which Democrat — Dianne Feinstein, you name it. “Are you gonna stand aside and let Mueller finish? Are you gonna let Mueller do whatever he wants to do? Are you gonna tell Mueller he’s got continued free rein? Are you gonna let Rosenstein continue to let Mueller do what he does?
“Are you gonna make sure that Mueller finishes this? Are you gonna make sure that if Mueller gets Trump, that Trump’s gonna go? Are you gonna stand in for Trump? Are you gonna make sure that Trump does not get hurt? Are you gonna help Trump fire Mueller?” That’s all it is, and it offends the hell out of me the presumption on the part of these Democrats that Mueller’s got the goods is gonna have the goods and it’s only a matter of time before Mueller announces that Trump colluded with Russia, when there isn’t any evidence for this whatsoever.
The real question should be, “When are you gonna go in and stop this charade? When are you gonna shut down in witch hunt? When are you gonna get rid of this? When are you gonna reinstitute the rule of law?” Of course, the Republicans would never ask those questions and Barr would not answer, but that’s what the hell’s at stake here if you ask me. So Victoria Toensing and Joe diGenova. Let me give you a couple of pull quotes here. “The New York Times story was created to obfuscate…”
This is the story that we had last week that Trump is a Russian agent and that the FBI and the DOJ knew that Trump was a Russian agent and started to counter intel — you know, the thing we discussed it yesterday. “The New York Times story was created to obfuscate the real criminal conspiracy: violation of Title 18 of U.S. Code Section 242, which prohibits any person under color of law … to deprive another of ‘rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution.'”
In other words, they are saying what I’ve said here, that this Mueller investigation is a cover-up and a distraction from the real criminal behavior that took place on the Hillary side, on the DNC side, and the Christopher Steele dossier side of things. They write, “The brazen plot against President Trump by the Obama-era FBI and DOJ continues, enabled by a complicit media. The odor of corruption has long been noxious. But the Democrats and media hold their collective noses.
“The criminal clique, via the New York Times, has announced to the world, ‘Catch me if you can.'” I got an email from a frustrated listener who read this story and agrees with it. “Dear Mr. Limbaugh: Even someone like me who has followed this and read everything for the last two years — and listened to Fox News every night for a year. Even somebody like I, like me, cannot keep up with the complexity. My eyes cloud over. Your listeners do not get it, Mr. Limbaugh. Trust me.
“But the bottom line is that Obama, Biden, Brennan, Comey and many others who we trusted conspired in a brazen plot to destroy Trump — and they are still doing it. I know you’ve said it. I’ve heard you. But it isn’t sticking. It’s not going into the brains of even people who support Trump. It is so frustrating to me. I don’t know how to get this across to people. It just points out to me that the media really do hold all the power in the country. Damn them to hell.”
This is somebody frustrated that no matter what is learned, no matter how many people learn it — this letter writer/emailer, still thinks — you don’t get the full impact of what’s happening here and that most people don’t because the media is reporting literally none of the truth on this.
RUSH: Let’s see. Here’s Mickey, Mickey in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Hi. You’re next.
CALLER: (static throughout) Hey, greetings from Pennsylvania.
RUSH: Thank you.
CALLER: May the blessings of creation shower upon you, my friend. I have a quick prediction and then I have a question. My sources tell me that Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is going to propose a bill that will give everyone free fast food and razor blades for life.
RUSH: (laughing) Fat chance.
CALLER: My sources tell me that.
RUSH: What’s the question?
CALLER: Okay. The question is, the Mueller probe aside, who will ever charge Comey, McCabe, Strzok, and the rest of them for the crimes that they committed? Will it be the new attorney general?
RUSH: I have to tell you, I’m glad that I got this question. I’m glad you called and asked this question. I have to tell you, folks — and I don’t want to be, you know, Donnie Downer here. But I just don’t see it, and I can’t tell you how frustrating it is. This whole cabal, it’s not enough that most of them have been fired. They’re still out there wreaking havoc. They’re on television. They’re poisoning the public mind. Comey, Strzok Strzok, Page, they’ve all had their shots.
What they did was corrupt, but if you go after them you’ve gotta keep going, and the reason this is not gonna happen is because you would reach Barack Obama. Nothing of this happens without his okay. This kind of stuff that went on, and everybody thinks these are a bunch of rogue people. But I guarantee you the tone is set by the person at the top, and much of this Mueller investigation is done is to shield Obama. Folks, do you know how much of anti-Trump agenda in the media and the Democrat Party is aimed at saving Barack Obama?
The perception of his legacy, the perception of his success at president, the insulation of the criminal activity of his subordinates, all of this is saving Obama — and Hillary. It’s all about that. The swamp is the swamp, and people that are in that swamp are in a fraternity. Some of them are Republicans and Democrats, but that’s a dividing line for public consumption only. One of the reasons why the Republicans are so acquiescent and really don’t traditionally fight back and push back is that that would be pushing back against that which they are a member of.
They’re just not gonna do it. It’s why Republicans don’t shut down the government. It’s why we had to send somebody there who’s not part of this. Nothing like any of the good things that are happening now would have ever happened with a traditional Republican or Democrat presidential candidate who won. If Mitt Romney had won, it would have made no different to what Obama did. Maybe if Ted Cruz had won the nomination, we’d have similar circumstances here, but there’s nobody who would have gotten even close to what Trump has done agenda-wise.
And there’s nobody that would have taken the crap that he gets every day. They would have not been able to handle this for a week, and done whatever they could to stop it. So I… (sigh) And this guy Barr is… I’ve heard all the accolades, and they all come from swamp people. I don’t know him. I know him by reputation. That’s all I have to go on. But if nobody’s taking any action yet against Comey and the rest of these people — and it’s not just Comey. It’s Clapper. It’s Brennan. I mean, every top-level official in the Obama administration politicized their department.
That means they corrupted it, including the Department of Justice! Everything that happened to Trump here is because of the politicization, the Obama politicization of the Department of Justice. They turned it into a political weaponized agency, and they turned it into an enemy of Trump and therefore Republicans, and it became a weapon for the Democrat Party. And it incorporated ammo provided by the Democrats: The stupid dossier! This stupid dossier is the foundational building block for everything that happened, whether they believed it or not.
And I don’t think they ever did believe it. They’re not that stupid. They used it. They defrauded the FISA court, but we don’t know to what extend the FISA court was defrauded or winking and nodding and in on it. So you politicize the Department of Justice and then the weaponry is the DOJ, and the ammo was provided by Hillary and Fusion GPS and that Perkins Coie law firm. (However you pronounce that name.)
I mean, they’re implanting spies in the Trump campaign not to ferret out Russian meddling and whatnot, but to create it! They’re putting spies in the Trump campaign so that later, they can be said to have been spies for Russia or what have you. After all of this time, there isn’t anything even close to approaching the original allegation and contention for empowering the special prosecutor. There was no Russian collusion, the was no Russian tampering, and there was no Russian effect on any vote or election.
This whole thing is a waste of time. It’s a smoke screen. It is a hoax.
I don’t care what adjective you want to attach to it, but it’s incredibly damaging to the fabric of the Department of Justice and the overall perception of fairness in the Department of Justice.
Once it becomes politicized, it becomes corrupted, and that’s what Obama did. He politicized virtually every agency in the federal government, and it remains that way.