What a Hollow Pretext For a Putsch

by | Apr 10, 2019

The FBI is trying to pretend they really believed Trump fired Comey on Russian orders rather than over Comey’s J. Edgar Hoover-type extortion scheme he pulled on Trump with the fake foreign dossier and launching this whole fake investigation of him in the first place.

Give me a break. These men knew they were lying. Their pretending to believe Trump did a single goddamn thing on behalf of Russia was and is nothing but a pretext to launch this criminal attempt to “rein in” the elected president of the United States.

This is nothing but some hasty CYA falling way too short.

About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 6,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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