AG Barr says it’s his ‘understanding’ that DoJ IG Michael Horowitz’s FISA abuse report is ‘imminent’

(TNS) It isn’t exactly a robust statement of fact, but what Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday regarding the “imminent” release of Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s long-awaited report into alleged FISA abuses is pretty close.



And if so, that would be good because it’s about time.

ABC News’ Luke Barr (no relation) noted, “Also, on the long awaited IG report he says: ‘It’s been reported, and it’s my understanding that it is imminent. That people who are mentioned in the report are having an opportunity right now to comment on how they were quoted in the report…'”

This makes sense for a couple reasons.

One, this is standard procedure. And two, we reported in July that Horowitz, in his investigation, encountered some “reluctant witnesses” who had agreed to speak to him, thereby further delaying the report’s release date.

But Barr’s statement also doesn’t necessarily mean “imminent,” as Washington Post correspondent Matt Zapotosky reminds us:

Others are also increasingly suspicious about why the IG report has been delayed for so long. Count Sen. Charles Grassley among them.

On Wednesday, Katie Pavlich at TownHall reported that Grassley says if the report doesn’t drop and soon, we can pretty much figure that it’s never going to drop because the ol’ fix was in, so to speak:

Former Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has been asking for weeks: Where is the Department of Justice Inspector General report about FISA abuse and the origins of the Russia probe? 

The final version was supposed to be made public in June. It’s now November. It’s been reported Inspector General Michael Horowitz is working to get the report out before Thanksgiving, but we aren’t holding our breathe. 

The lengthy delay is raising questions among lawmakers about how the report may be edited and whether allies of James Comey at the FBI are involved. 

Grassley has been in DC a long time and knows how the game is played. Hence his suspicion.

Barr’s comments give us some hope because he could just as easily have said when asked about the report, ‘Hey, I don’t know, I haven’t heard.’

But he didn’t. He used the word “imminent.” Even if it doesn’t mean the same thing in DC as it does in the rest of the country.

Also, we know the president is crafty. He’s usually way ahead of the DC swamp rats. The actual release date for the IG’s report, hopefully with criminal referrals, could be a matter of timing as well.

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.50cal

Barr/ Horowitz will come through for us. Or we can go to war against the communists. So, it’s 82% of America vs the 18% that are communist/ pedohomo-satanists.

There won’t be any impeachment. Zero chance.

Good luck with your revolution and coup. There’s millions of people that despise commies, and we were raised to despise commies. America isn’t your country. It is ours!

The Prisoner
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Grassley tweets instead of doing something, he knew the fix was in 2 years ago, yet he won’t hold hearings. All he ever does is complain.

The conspirators get to stall while they comment on a report, but Flynn and others had no opportunity to comment, as they were directly railroaded. There was no internal audit of the framing of Flynn.

Bar stalls repeatedly.

.50cal
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.50cal

Q and John Durham started working the exact same day in 2017.

Duke
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Duke

I will predict that Horowitz will be a huge disappointment. He will buster some shit, but then let the guilty party’s off easy. Dems do NOT pay for their sins.

Then … wait for more of the same from Bill Barr.

Those two will not harm the deep state. Wait and see.

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dickee

I’LL TAKE BARR’S STATEMENT OVER GRASSLEY’S ANY DAY. HE “KNOWS” HOW WITH EACH PASSING WEEK, MORE AND MORE INFORMATION AND MORE AND MORE TRAITORS ARE COMING TO LIGHT, AND JUST WANTS THE REPORT TO BE AS THOROUGH AS POSSIBLE… WHICH TAKES ADDITIONAL TIME. WHEN THAT REPORT DOES COME OUT… IT IS GOING TO BLOW AWAY THE DEEP STATE AND ALL THEIR TRAITOROUS CHARACTERS AND EXPOSE THEM FOR ALL THE ILLEGAL DOINGS THEY HAVE COMMITTED IN THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS AND FOR THE WHOLE WORLD TO SEE… AND I CAN’T WAIT!!!! AND AS MENTIONED, TRUMP IS A MASTER OF THE PERFECT… Read more »

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