Truth or Consequences
I remember watching Bob Barker (1956 – 1975) on the television show Truth or Consequences where they would mix original quiz elements of the game shows with wacky stunts. If you saw the program you know how funny things could be.
The Congressional Oversight Committee hearing reminded me of the television show of old. You would have a committee member given 5 minutes to question FBI agent Peter Strzok and once recognized by Chairman Trey Goudy the “fun” would begin. I have to admit that I only watched a portion of the hearing, but once a democratic member began blabbing on about the Trump Administration’s treatment of children at the border and other matters not related to the hearings I changed the channel. I would rather watch “The View” than be in the room where the hearings took place, and that would be far worse than a root canal.
Catching glimpses of the hearing online it totally resembles the show Truth or Consequences. Republican members would begin questioning and democratic members would interrupt, delay and impede the hearing in any way possible. Now I see why the U.S. Congress has a hard time conducting business. If the democrats would put as much effort into creating meaningful legislation to fix the issues they simply complain about they might come close to earning their pay.
Ever since President Trump gave them a challenge to conduct comprehensive immigration reform, fix DACA and provide funding for the military, law enforcement and the wall the democratic stall tactics have been the only thing congress has been able to accomplish.
As for FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page, the story is completely different, yet not. Their affair was wrong, in light of the fact the Strzok was married and that employees mixing sex with professional conduct is also wrong.
What the liberals AND democrats want to overlook is the personal political bias of these two individuals. Agent Strzok would have us to believe that there was no bias. I submit that there was bias as everyone has an opinion about politics when it pertains to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
As evidenced in the released text messaging between Strzok and Page there bias is clearly apparent. Their intent was to stop Trump from becoming president (he was irrelevant) and not to tick off Hillary because she was the expected president-to-be and would remember (FBI or DOJ) who went against her. That was their reality; their “Truth” and the only thing that mattered at the time. They were more concerned with impressing and insuring that their expected new boss (Hillary) would remember them as hard working “patriots” for Hillary and they forgot about the “Consequences”.
It’s obvious that someone in the Trump campaign or security did a sweep of Trump Towers and the campaign headquarters and found “bugs” or surveillance listening devices. When candidate Trump began tweeting about it everyone simply ignored it as the ramblings of a mad man. After the election results were in and Donald Trump was the nominee the Strzok contingency plan went into high gear and began being formulated by Assistant AG Rosenstein.
After the inauguration of President Trump and the confirmation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a memo was sent by Rosenstein informing him that the president needed to fire FBI director Comey for violating FBI protocol. After Comey was removed as FBI director, Rosenstein began an investigation which became the trumped up Mueller-led Investigation of “Trump-Russia Collusion”. It’s obvious that the Strzok plan was working and according to text messages from Strzok Trump would be out of office in a month or two (resigning).
What’s funny to me is that “Collusion” is not a crime, at least according to Strzok during the hearing and shortly after that being said Assistant AG Rosenstein announced that no Americans have been charged with collusion during the investigation, only 11 Russian operatives or organizations.
So why is the investigation still ongoing? Why is Paul Manafort still in prison, for lying to the FBI? Isn’t that exactly what Strzok and Page did, they lied to each other and attempted to prevent or stop a presidential candidate from becoming president?
As I said earlier Peter Strzok and Lisa Page were so caught up in themselves and each other that they forgot about the consequences. They had not wanted to upset Hillary and were not worried about Trump because in their view he did not matter.
I must admit that in the 8 years of the Obama presidency, Barack Obama made a singularly true statement when he said, “Elections have Consequences, and at the end of the day I’m still President.” (Paraphrased, I’m sure).
Those words have never been truer for Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, the democrats in congress, and the American people than they are today.
“It’s a very imperfect world, and you can’t always choose your friends. That’s life. But you can never fail to recognize your enemies.” – Donald J. Trump
Elections have Consequences and at the end of the day Donald J. Trump is still President of the United States. – I am the Real Truckmaster!