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Sat Aug 31 03:06:44

John Yoo: Comey IG report shows Trump didn't obstruct justice, he 'freed justice'
By Charles Creitz | Fox News

The inspector general's report on ex-FBI Director James Comey showed President Trump didn't obstruct justice as some critics claim but instead "freed" it, according to former Deputy Assistant Attorney General John Yoo.

Yoo, who served in the George W. Bush administration, said Friday on "The Ingraham Angle" that by firing Comey, the president removed an individual from the FBI who had acted in his own interests.

"I'm sad to say after I read the IG report Trump didn't obstruct justice, Trump freed justice," he said.

In addition, Yoo dismissed commentary from CNN legal analyst Elie Honig, who warned the IG report did not "vindicate" the president from any claims of obstruction of justice relating to the probe into ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Honig, a former director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, said nothing in the report was "any sort of vindication for Donald Trump."

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"It doesn't change anything about what Comey was writing about in those memos, which was Donald Trump demanding loyalty of him and Donald Trump trying to get him to shut down the Flynn investigation," Honig said. "Those are still, I believe, obstructive acts."


On "The Ingraham Angle," Yoo said Comey acted outside Justice Department and FBI regulations in regard to the memos, which catalogued some of his interactions with Trump.

"He decided the normal basic rules of the Department of Justice didn't apply to him in his crusade to stop President Trump, and that basic rule is, 'We don't, as Justice Department prosecutors or FBI agents, willingly and freely share the results of confidential investigations with the New York Times or the press to attack people we don't like,'" Yoo said.

"This is a guy who should never have been FBI director."
Sat Aug 31 03:18:00
Do you use this as fantasy masturbating material or something?
Average Ameriacn
Sat Aug 31 03:31:23

Yoo was always a patriot:
'If the President deems that he's got to torture somebody, including by crushing the testicles of the person's child, there is no law that can stop him?', to which Yoo replied 'No treaty.' Cassel followed up with 'Also no law by Congress—that is what you wrote in the August 2002 memo', to which Yoo replied 'I think it depends on why the President thinks he needs to do that.'
the wanderer
Sat Aug 31 11:26:23
2 notes:

- "Yoo dismissed commentary from CNN legal analyst Elie Honig" isn't proof of something (they literally write no words to explain... & i'm not watching a Fox video)

- this wasn't remotely the only instance of Obstruction... most had no relation to Comey whatsoever

"John Yoo: Comey IG report shows Trump didn't obstruct justice, he 'freed justice'"

is a clearly absurd headline... Fox News sucks
the wanderer
Sat Aug 31 11:28:46
also, as expected i suppose, Fox News is running wild with this IG report based on all the videos Trump keeps tweeting

can someone say 1 new thing learned from it?

there's no treason, no coup, no lying, no leaking of classified info (that makes Trump the LIAR)... if his handling of the memos is against policy, that would've been known from the start... what is new about his memos?

Fox News sucks
Sat Aug 31 19:26:35
Cuckservatives: "Look at this former Bush-appointee come on our propaganda network and say Trump is 'vindicated.'"

When you have to go back to the Bush years, who literally everyone on both sides now thinks was horrible, you done fucked up
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