Special Counsel Investigating Trump Stocks Staff with Democrat Donors – Liberty Headlines

Posted by Raw Editor on June 13, 2017 in politics |

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich sparked a mini-meltdown in the media Monday with a tweet challenging the fairness of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.Special Counsel Stocks Staff with Democrat DonorsIMAGE: YouTubeGingrich, who also on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” pointed to the early hires that special counsel Robert Mueller has made.“Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair,” he tweeted. “Look who he is hiring.check fec [sic] reports. Time to rethink.”He’s not wrong about the donations. Four top lawyers hired by Mueller have contributed tens of thousands of dollars over the years to the Democratic Party and Democratic candidates, including former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump’s 2016 opponent, Hillary Clinton.One of the hires, Jeannie Rhee, also worked at a lawyer for the Clinton Foundation and helped persuade a federal judge to block a conservative activist’s attempts to force Bill and Hillary Clinton to answer questions under oath about the operations of the family-run charity.Campaign finance reports show that Rhee gave Clinton the maximum contributions of $2,700 in 2015 and again last year to support her presidential campaign. She also donated $2,300 to Obama in 2008 and $2,500 in 2011. While still at the Justice Department, she gave $250 to the Democratic National Committee Services Corp.Rhee also has contributed to a trio of Democratic senators, Mark Udall of New Mexico; Chris Van Hollen of Maryland; and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island.James Quarles, who worked on the Watergate investigation has a young prosecutor, has an even longer history of supporting Democratic politicians. He gave $1,300 to Obama in 2007 and $2,300 in 2008. He also gave $2,700 to Clinton last year.

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