Newt Gingrich compares Russia probe to Game of Thrones
Gingrich: Trump represents a "classic story" of the "deep state" trying to destroy an "outsider"
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From the August 7 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show:
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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): It sounds to me like Mueller is now on a fishing expedition and this was addressed this weekend. And what Rosenstein said was a couple things that interested me, that Bob Mueller understands, “I understand the specific scope of the investigation,” so it’s not a fishing expedition, and that the special counsel is subject to rules and regulations of the Department of Justice and if it is something outside that scope he needs to come to the acting Attorney General which is him. Now my question is why isn’t Rosenstein looking at the people that Mueller hired and saying, “Why are you only hiring democratic donors and why did you hire Hillary’s attorney to be part of this investigation?”
NEWT GINGRICH: Well look, I think that’s exactly the right kind of question. And I’ve noticed one of the news media this morning which was analyzing the current situation and they had three Obama Justice Department officials as their commentators. And you think to yourself, OK, can the fix be in more than this? I think this is closer to Game of Thrones than it is to anything normal. I think what you have is an outsider won the capitol. The capitol is now in rebellion against the outsider. The capitol is using all of its various tools including the news media, the congress and the judiciary to try to go after this usurper who after all shouldn’t have won. I think you have to put this in that kind of a context. This is a classic story of an outsider trying to reform an institution, and the institution, in this case the deep state doing everything it can to destroy the person who has usurped power.