Bruce Ohr to face grilling on Capitol amid revelations of communications with ex-British spy Steele

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  1. DonGlock26

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    "Bruce Ohr to face grilling on Capitol amid revelations of communications with ex-British spy Steele

    Justice Department official Bruce Ohr is set to testify Tuesday during a closed-door session of the House Oversight Committee, where he will face a grilling about his involvement with ex-British spy Christopher Steele—the author of the salacious Trump dossier.

    Republicans will likely allege that Ohr played a pivotal role in selling the unverified dossier, created by Fusion GPS – where his wife Nellie ohr worked – and paid for by Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

    The dossier was used by federal officials to justify the surveillance of a top Trump aide, Carter Page. Steele, an ex-British spy, was a key source cited by the FBI and Department of Justice to obtain a FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) warrant to monitor Page.

    www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/08/28/bruce-ohr-to-face-grilling-on-capitol-amid-revelations-communications-with-ex-british-spy-steele.html "
     
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    He is dirty.
    In half a year or more the DOJ may drop him.
    Maybe?
    :)
     
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    Mr. Ohr will not care. He is vested in his retirement. His wife was paid for her services. His ability to practice law will be unaffected as well.
     
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    Assuming Ohr tells the truth, and the committees validate that he was interacting with Steele on behalf of the FBI, then what? The DOJ Office of Professional Responsibility recommends he be terminated. So what?
     
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  5. Pythonman

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    Face grilling? Invited to a GOP barbecue was he?

    Let me guess how this will go. First they do this behind doors to make sure there isn’t anything embarrassing to the committee that might come out. Then they decide whether to have him appear before the cameras for the same lines of questioning and then he goes back to work.

    Just my guess.
     
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    Ramjet38 Mentally Frozen

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    He will receive Big boisterous talk, and Little repercussion.
     
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    Aha... I've wondered what happened to the infamous "Trump Dossier" that I got sick of hearing about back whenever...So my question is are any of the "Republican Grillers" on the HOC really interested in finding anything out?...or will it be just a bunch of blabber mouths trying to out do each other?...For the love of Pete, someone on Capitol Hill must care... I hope.
     
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    What ever happened to John Huber? He was tasked 5 months ago by Sessions to determine if a Special Councel was needed to uncover the DOJ/FBI corruption against Trump. Five freaking months and nothing. How has Sessions lasted this long? Why wait until after the mid-term elections to fire him? Even ending up with that scum Rosenstein as acting AG until firing him in November would be better than this crapfest.
     
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    GET SOME! Hope he gets bar-b- q'd
     
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    Yaay. Face it questions behind closed doors that nobody will know about or be able to demand accountability for. Questioned by guys who have no sway over him or accountability to. I’ll hold my breath in anticipation.
     
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    Temp is not high enough for grilling.

    Plus, when you can simply ignore idiot posing politicians, it is simply theatre.

    The real grilling comes when no one is watching.
     
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    They instruct him on what to say in the public inquiry.
     
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    Such Pessimism, no faith that justice will return to Justice?
     
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    Fox is reporting that Ohr's testimony contradicts that of Glen Simpson and Lisa Page.

    Issa says Congress will go back to the drawing board and give those that have previously testified a chance to change their stories.

    No, lying to congress, no lying to investigators, just an opportunity to change their stories.

    How special. Can anyone think of a Republican in the Mueller investigation that was given that opportunity?

    Round-n-Round-n-Round we go and were do we stop, on Sessions' desk.
     
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    It has become such a joke. Rules only apply to non-Swamp members.