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It Started With a Lie: Bruce
Ohr's Linchpin Role in Russiagate

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Posted By: Toledo, 6/12/2019 11:05:36 AM

Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr was perfectly positioned to advance the Russia collusion narrative. He had a rare set of relationships -- ties to opposition researchers and the FBI -- and would use his links to both in 2016 to connect federal law enforcement to those advancing Trump-Russia conspiracy theories. A mystery remains: To some in his narrow circle, Ohr was upfront about the compromising nature of his connections, yet he hid that fact from officials charged with overseeing ethics at the Justice Department. Why, then, did Bruce Ohr admit to the FBI that his wife worked for opposition researchers Fusion GPS while failing to disclose it to the DoJ?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 6/12/2019 11:47:15 AM (No. 96694)
Morbidly fascinating article on how Bruce Ohr managed to get away with a massive conflict of interest bolstered by friendships and past professional relationships, helped along by a “too busy?” government ethics officer… “The way Washington works."
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 6/12/2019 1:25:02 PM (No. 96778)
There are so many people who have dirty hands. But WHO was the mastermind? Ohr may have played a key role in keeping the action going but he didn't plan all this. WHO DID? WHO subtly guided all these players? All the intelligence agencies, FBI, DOJ, State, the UN ambassador, Hillary, the DNC, and others. WHO had the authority to speak and make others listen?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Delilah 6/12/2019 2:29:28 PM (No. 96814)
#2 left our Democrat Senators. Latest emails unearthed by Judicial Watch show that Steny Hoyer and others were included in the conspiracy to get Trump.
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