More Plea Negotiations in Russia Probe

More Plea Negotiations in Russia Probe November 23, 2018

So what does he know?

Jerome Corsi, for those who aren’t familiar with the name, is an author and alt-right basement dweller. His more familiar compatriots are Trump associate and walking pustule, Roger Stone, as well as InfoWars lunatic, Alex Jones.

Corsi is also a premiere “birther,” having written a book about former President Barack Obama in 2011 called, “Where’s the Birth Certificate?”

You can probably draw a straight line from the book title to the corresponding internet hoax, along with the crowd that still clings to it.

CNBC News is reporting today on a story first reported by The Washington Post on Friday.

Mr. Corsi, fearing he will be put in prison, is in plea negotiations with special counsel Robert Mueller, regarding the Russia probe.

Corsi confirmed the talks, first reported by The Washington Post, to NBC News on Friday. Corsi’s attorney, David Gray, declined comment on the negotiations. A special counsel spokesman also declined to comment.

Corsi said in an interview with NBC earlier this month that Mueller’s team told him he would be indicted. Gray had previously told journalists the special counsel’s office likely put Corsi in its cross hairs because of his connections to Stone.

Well, the Bible says bad company corrupts good character, so if Mr. Corsi had any character that could be called good, to begin with, I guess his associations have now done him in.

Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, hinted that he had advance knowledge of WikiLeaks’ plans to leak the emails from high-ranking Democrats, including Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign chairman John Podesta. The Post reported that Corsi provided research on Democrats to Stone during the campaign. Stone has since denied that he had any inside information about WikiLeaks.

The thing is, you can’t really put that particular horse back in the barn, after it has bolted across the barnyard and out into the open field.

Stone boasted to multiple individuals about his connections to Guccifer 2.0, the hacker allegedly responsible for the hack of the DNC emails. It was later discovered that Guccifer was not a lone, Romanian hacker, as was first reported, but actually several Russian intelligence agents.

Stone also made comments about the end of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, before the hacked emails dropped and chaos on the left ensued.

As news of Corsi’s cooperation with Mueller’s team was dropping earlier Friday, Stone spoke up.

In a statement, Stone said: “It is clear from his recent videos and his recent interviews that my friend Dr. Corsi has been under a tremendous amount of pressure and it is beginning to affect him profoundly.”

He added: “As for what he may have known and when he may have known it, his discussions with me regarding the Podesta brothers were strictly limited to their overseas business interests unearthed in the Panama Papers and other public sources that were writing about John and Tony’s activities. To the best of my recollection, there was not one publication, mainstream or otherwise, that ever mentioned John Podesta’s email prior to their posting by WikiLeaks. As I told The Washington Post if Dr. Corsi knew that John Podesta’s emails had been obtained by anyone and would be published he never shared this information with me nor did he give me any such documents.”

Did I catch a whiff of desperation there?

Maybe.

Corsi, on the other hand, is definitely spooked.

In a Nov. 12 phone interview, Corsi expressed his fear of indictment to NBC News, saying, “This was one of the most confusing and frightening things I’ve experienced. I’m 72 years and I’m afraid they’re going to lock me up and put me in solitary confinement.”

I have… questions.

If they have no knowledge of anything involving Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, then why are Jerome Corsi and Roger Stone so panicked?

It’s going to be an interesting holiday season.

 

 

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  • Stephen

    I am tired of the endless corruption. Of people who claim to be disciples of Jesus but do not follow what he taught us. God gave us a brain He expects us to use it. This verse keeps coming to me (Matthew 10:16) “I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.” We should be onto the devices of the wicked. But not partaking of them. How anyone born of the Spirit could think that this adminstration is Godly is beyond my understanding.

  • Polarbearpapa

    1 But there were also false prophets in Israel, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will cleverly teach destructive heresies and even deny the Master who bought them. In this way, they will bring sudden destruction on themselves.

    2 Many will follow their evil teaching and shameful immorality. And because of these teachers, the way of truth will be slandered.

    2 Peter 2

  • Stephen

    I am wondering if this is the beginning of the great falling away predicted by Jesus in Matthew and also in 2 Thessalonians.

  • Polarbearpapa

    I have wondered the same thing…

    My wife and I think about how godly people can be so misled as to the true nature of our countries choice as its leader , and the Christian leaders who through their following after him have brought so much shame on the rest of the Body of Christ…it has hindered greatly the evangelistic outreach due to the churches hypocrisy….

  • JASmius

    Corsi fits the pattern, another in a long line of blustery, defiant individuals whose defiance wilted like a carnation in a blast furnace once Robert Mueller gave them their “come to Jesus” moment. Michael Cohen would “take a bullet” for Trump, Paul Manafort would “never flip”, now Corsi, who once upon a time did the public a great service by exposing John Kerry’s phony baloney plastic banana Vietnam War record, is frantically “negotiating” a plea deal, which in form will be whatever Mueller tells him to do. Stone will be next. Like dominoes, they’ll all fall, one by one. And if those dominoes actually lead to Trump himself, well, let’s just say that (1) that’s what Matthew Whittaker is there to stop and (2) the drama hasn’t even gotten started yet.

  • chemical

    Did you come up with any ideas, about why people are misled by conmen like Trump?

  • Polarbearpapa

    A strong delusion has come upon the church….and I have had this discussion with more than a couple of those who feel this way about Trump…to say the least ..they all seem to grow angry when their belief in him is questioned…which should give them pause..due to the fact that our Lord is a God of peace and unity and not of rage and discord with those who disagree with us…

    22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control.

    Galatians 5

    ..and none of these spiritual traits are not evident in the man these people support…this really should give them the clue to their being deceived by him..

  • John225

    The one Trumpster I know it was about the (false) prophesies of Mark Taylor. To hear him tell it Mark predicted Trump would win the presidency six years prior when nobody thought he would even be a contender (also false). What makes it even more intoxicating is that he bought into the story well before the election when everybody but him thought Trump couldn’t possibly win but he had Gods word that he would and then he did. These stories emerged before the primaries. Prophesy fulfilled, modern day miracle realized, faith vindicated. He’s been a Trump true believer ever since. You do have to ignore some facts though like Trump was a contender for the 2012 election before dropping out of the race and the prophesy was made when Mark saw Trump on TV in 2011 in that context. So, the prophecy was originally about the 2012 election and did NOT come to pass. That didn’t stop Mark from trotting out some nonsense about God waiting to 2016. Backing up that is the excuses for Trumps behavior. The story is that Trump is a modern-day Cyrus which Trump has played to. This story allows Trump to be as imperfect as he likes and still be Gods instrument. Trouble is Trump is no Cyrus. Behind this is the tribalism in American politics. Many go all in for one team or the other. This can create a strong desire to want to believe if everything aligns on your side. An infatuation of sorts.

  • chemical

    I’ve heard the Cyrus comparison before, usually out of grifters trying to excuse Trump’s poor behavior.