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Deep state Trump, the FBI, and the rule of law

by Stewart, James B,

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From bestselling author Stewart comes the definitive story of the war between President Trump and America's law enforcement agencies, answering the questions that the Mueller report couldn't or wouldn't.
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this rigorous, lucidly written inquiry, New York Times columnist Stewart (Tangled Webs) examines the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into links between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia's interference in the 2016 election for evidence that, in Trump's words, the investigation was "an illegal takedown that failed." Beginning with the opening of the FBI's 2015 case on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for unauthorized use of a private email server, then the surfacing of the "Steele dossier" and President Trump's dismissal of FBI director James Comey, Stewart efficiently recounts the events that led to Mueller's appointment, focusing on decisions made by FBI officials including Comey, Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok, and Lisa Page (all accused of "treason" by Trump). His timeline is studded with revelations--Page initially lied to McCabe about her affair with Strzok; Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein twice offered to secretly record conversations with the president--but Stewart credibly concludes that there was no "deep state" conspiracy. The irony, he contends, is that the FBI's rigid insistence on preserving its aura of independence "opened the doors to hell," as Comey has said. Though many details will be familiar to political junkies, this is a must-read for those seeking clear, credible answers to the swirl of accusations surrounding these matters. (Oct.)"
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Subjects Trump, Donald, 1946-
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Presidents United States Election 2016
Political campaigns Corrupt practices United States
United States Politics and government 2017-
Electronic books.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Penguin Publishing Group2019
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical refrences (pages [335]-351) and index.
ISBN 9780525559115
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