Ric Grenell: FBI wasn't 'duped' by Hillary-linked lawyer indicted in Durham probe
Grenell claimed Russia investigation continued past 2016 because it helped Hillary Clinton
Former Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell said the indictment of Perkins-Coie attorney Michael Sussmann
by Special Counsel John Durham is an important development in the probe
into the origins of the FBI's investigation into connections between
the Trump campaign and Russia, but is not necessarily key to the entire
genesis of the Russia investigation.
who also served as President Trump's ambassador to Germany, called the
entire probe "such a ‘swamp’ situation" and added that Sussmann was
simply one of the subjects of 63 transcripts released while he was DNI,
after Durham requested them.
"I hope that we have a lot of time to
focus on these issues going forward. The media that pushed this, I
don’t believe that the FBI officials were duped by an outside lawyer
working with Hillary Clinton who lied about his client," Grenell,
speaking on "Fox News Primetime," said of Sussmann.
"Michael Sussmann, whoever he is and whatever lie he told, we released
his transcript … There is a treasure trove of information of people
lying under oath in these," Grenell said. Read entire article and see videos here.