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Opinion: The Special Counsel Report on the Biden Classified Documents Case is out, and has Serious Implications for Biden and the Democrats

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Submitted By: Dwight Weidman

Well, another day, another Special Counsel investigation completed. This time, the investigation concerns President Biden’s unlawful possession and mishandling of classified documents. The Special Counsel appointed in this case was Robert Hur, US Attorney for the District of Mayland. The media has made much of Hur being appointed to his US Attorney position by former President Trump, but never mentions that he was recommended for that position by two Democrat Senators as part of the “Blue Slip” process, which is the norm in this kind of appointment. Hur was a former colleague of the discredited Rob Rosenstein as well as a member of the similarly discredited Muller investigation. As you may recall, Attorney General Garland was almost forced to appoint Hur after he had appointed the vicious Jack Smith to go after Donald Trump on accusations he had mishandled classified documents once classified documents were found stored by Biden in various unsecured locations.

Hur’s report was typical of our two-tiered justice system in America. While he found that Biden “willfully retained and disclosed classified materials after his vice presidency when he was a private citizen.”, he also concluded that “no criminal charges are warranted in this matter … even if there was no policy against charging a sitting president”, because the “evidence does not establish Mr. Biden’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.” He also cited Biden’s memory as a factor, concluding that “Biden would likely present himself to a jury … as a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory.”

If this prosecutorial double-talk sounds familiar, it should, because it’s been used before. Let’s call it “The Comey Doctrine.”

A few years ago, the FBI, under its swamp-dwelling Director James Comey, investigated Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified documents, in the form of emails, using private servers. This investigation started as a result of a referral from an intelligence community Inspector General. In short, Comey made a statement that confirmed that Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, did indeed mishandle classified information, and was negligent in doing so, which are felonies and violations of the Espionage Act.  Comey then went on to say that “Although there is evidence of potential violations of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.“. The fix was in. Hillary Clinton was running for President against Donald Trump, and there was no way the corrupt deep state was going to throw Hillary under the bus and help elect Trump. After all, Trump had promised to drain the swamp in which they all lived.

As you can see, when the Deep State investigates a Democrat, they always find a way to let them off. Not so for Republicans.

Despite the deep state cover provided to Clinton by the FBI, the voters obviously didn’t get the memo and elected Donald Trump in November, 2016, and at that point, alarm bells went off in establishment enclaves all over Washington, D.C. and the denizens of the swamp set out with a vengeance to make sure Trump would never be elected again.  From early in Trump’s term, the establishment bureaucrats and politicians worked around the clock to construct a false narrative that Trump and his allies were “colluding with Russia,” which was of course totally false and has since been disproven. Trump’s presidency was marred by repeated efforts to destroy him, including phony investigations that yielded nothing and two failed impeachments over fake charges. The Democrats and their Deep State Republican allies weren’t satisfied with Trump’s defeat in November 2020, either, because their White House errand boy, President Joe Biden, has spent the last three years carrying on the mission of trying to keep Trump from running for President in 2024, through his corrupt Department of Justice headed by progressive hack Attorney General Merrick Garland.

As part of this mission to get Trump, the former President’s Mar A Lago home in Florida was raided by the FBI and classified documents were seized. The former and future President is being investigated by Special Counsel Jack Smith, known for his overzealous and mostly failed past investigations.

The major difference between the Biden and Trump cases is that the classified material at Trump’s residence was obtained through the Presidential Records Act of 1978 and was securely stored and guarded by the Secret Service. Trump also had authority as President to declassify those documents and claims to have exercised that authority. On the other hand, Biden had illegally obtained records from the time when he was a US Senator and then Vice President and were stored in torn boxes in unsecured areas such as his garage. Senator Joe Biden had stolen classified material from the Senate Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF).

So, what does a comparison between the two cases tell us? The disparate actions of the Justice Department once again prove that they are out to get Trump while at the same time protect Biden while both men are the presumptive presidential candidates of their parties in 2024. In this case, as in the 2015-2016 “investigation” of Hillary Clinton, the “Comey Doctrine” was applied, protecting the Democrat.

The Hur report also tells us something that we already knew; that Joe Biden isn’t mentally fit to hold the office of President of the United States. During questioning, Sleepy Joe couldn’t remember when he was Vice-President or when his son Beau had died, among other things. Biden takes issue with that part of the report and is furious with Attorney General Merrick Garland for not censoring it. Biden’s disastrous news conference held the evening of the report’s release did nothing to disprove Hur’s statement on the President’s mental state.

The real problem for Biden and Democrats is whether they now stick with him as a very-damaged Presidential candidate who was already fading in the polls before the report’s release. New York Representative Claudia Tenney has said that Biden “needs to be charged, unless he is not mentally competent to stand trial.” Tenney went on to say that if Biden is indeed incompetent, the Vice-President and the Cabinet need to use the 25th Amendment to remove him from office. It has to be one or the other.

Of course, if that happened, it would make Kamala Harris President of the United States and it can be argued that Kamala with all of her marbles could be worse than Joe with only half of his.

 Dwight Weidman is a resident of Greene Township and is a graduate of Shepherd University. He is retired from the United States Department of Defense, where his career included assignments In Europe, Asia, and Central America. He has been in leadership roles for the Republican Party in two states, most recently serving two terms as Chairman of the Franklin County Republican Party. He has been an Amateur Radio Operator since 1988, getting his first license in Germany, a past volunteer with both Navy and Army MARS, Military Auxiliary Radio Service, and is also an NRA-certified firearms instructor. In his spare time, he dabbles in genealogy and learning new languages.

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