Senator Lindsey Graham stopped-by ‘Hannity’ Wednesday night following a day of high-stakes hearings on Capitol Hill; saying “some people need to go to jail” for defrauding the FISA courts and spying on American citizens.
“James Comey has done more damage to the FBI than anybody since J. Edgar Hoover… Some people need to be fired, some people need to go to jail for what they did because the FBI and the DOJ took the law into their own hands, they defrauded the FISA courts,” said Graham.
“The Day of Reckoning is coming, but it’s not here yet,” he added.
Watch Graham on ‘Hannity’ above.
GRAHAM ON HANNITY: There is No Doubt Hillary Clinton ‘Committed Obstruction of Justice’
Senator Lindsey Graham stopped-by ‘Hannity’ Monday night to weigh-in on allegations of abuse and political bias at the Department of Justice; saying there is little doubt that Hillary Clinton clearly committed Obstruction of Justice.
“The bulk of information in the FISA application in October 2016 that led directly to spying on the Trump campaign, was the Hillary, phony Russian Dossier. James Comey signed it,” said Hannity.
“It’s not a theory. We know that Comey told the President that I want you to know about the unverified dossier. That’s the same document given to the court in October. Those two things don’t add up. Those are facts that need to be reconciled,” said Graham.
“There was no collusion with the Russians. Case closed, let’s look at all these other people and find out how we got in this mess to begin with… Taking a hammer to a phone, bleaching evidence are classic examples of Obstruction of Justice,” he added.
Recently obtained emails exchanged between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page show the FBI aimed to accommodate requests from Hillary Clinton’s lawyers leading up to the 2016 race for the White House.
“Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to ‘expeditiously’ accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer, in what a conservative watchdog group claimed is evidence of ‘special treatment,’” reports Fox News.
“Judicial Watch – a group that routinely sues for government records – obtained and released 218 pages of emails between former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. Many of the emails have to do with the bureau’s investigation into whether Clinton improperly used a private email server as secretary of state to discuss classified information,” adds the article.
“The emails released Monday, meanwhile, show then-FBI General Counsel James Baker writing that he spoke with Clinton’s lawyer, David Kendall, in August 2016 and promised that the FBI would work to hand over a copy of the 302 from Clinton’s interview ‘expeditiously,’” writes Fox.
Clinton’s email probe was thrust again into the national spotlight last week when former Attorney General Loretta Lynch contradicted James Comey’s Congressional testimony regarding the investigation.
“So you do not believe you ever instructed him to call it a matter?” one lawmaker asked Lynch.
“I did not. I have never instructed a witness as to what to say specifically. Never have. Never will,” fired-back the former Attorney General.
Lynch’s comments directly refute Comey’s Congressional testimony.
GRAHAM SLAM: Lindsey Graham Vows to ‘Get Answers’ on FISA Abuse, Steele Dossier, MORE
Sen. Lindsey Graham pledged to “get answers” for the American people Monday on allegations of FISA abuse at the Department of Justice; saying the nationwide scandal would make “front-page” news if the “shoe were on the other foot.”
Graham was speaking with reporters hours after Robert Mueller released his final report; confirming there was “no collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russian officials during the 2016 race for the White House.
.@LindseyGrahamSC says he wants to know how the Mueller probe started.
"The FISA warrant issued against Carter Page based on a dossier prepared by Christopher Steele is at a minimum disturbing. I'm going to get answers … if no one else cares, it seems to be Republicans do." pic.twitter.com/0uGuef4YRp
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) March 25, 2019
“I’ve been talking since 2017 about the other side of the story. Nobody much appears to care but I hope you’ll find some interest now,” said Graham.
“A FISA warrant issued against Carter Page -based on a dossier prepared by Christopher Steele- is at a minimum disturbing. Whether or not it’s illegal I don’t yet know. I’m going to get answers to this… If the shoe were on the other foot, it’d be front-page news all over the world,” he added.