someguy1 wrote:But if you have evidence he did something illegal, bring it.
toucana wrote:US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is facing demands for his resignation after it emerged last night that he misled a congressional confirmation hearing in January over his prior contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential election campaign
toucana wrote:I did not have communications with the Russians,” he asserted.
toucana wrote:Mr. Sessions and Sergey Kislyak the Russian ambassador held private meetings in both July and September of last year. The fact that these meetings took place has been confirmed by officials at the Department of Justice,
someguy1 wrote:Former CIA director John Brennan lied to Congress too. For some reason the Democrats didn't get worked up over that.
Someguy1 wrote: - Former CIA director John Brennan lied to Congress too. For some reason the Democrats didn't get worked up over that.
Braininvat » Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:31 pm wrote:Partisans tend not get worked up when one of their own lies. So, yes, of course outrage is selective and political, because most people are waving a foam finger for their "team." As an Independent, I come from a place of despising the mendacity on both sides.
I would have thought, as you suggests, that a demonstrable track record in lying convincingly would be a key requirement on the CV of the head of any intelligence agency.toucana » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:10 pm wrote:Richard Helms became the only DCI to be prosecuted for perjury in respect of his actions in office. He later candidly admitted that he considered it to be part of his higher duty under his oath of office as intelligence director to mislead even the president himself if he felt it was in the national interest to do so.
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