Fox legal analyst Gregg Jarrett calls for the FBI to be disbanded over reports they investigated Donald Trump's ties to Russia
Jarrett: "This is an all-powerful, out of control agency"
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From the January 14th edition of Fox News' Hannity:
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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): This is the whole premise of your book. The illicit scheme to clear Hillary Clinton of crimes we know she committed and frame DonaldTrump. Your headline: "An FBI that is corrupt and dishonest, latest reports offer only more proof." Worse than we thought as Mark Penn says.
GREGG JARRETT (GUEST): This is an all-powerful, out of control agency. Rogue agency. And frankly, it's time that it be halted in its tracks and reorganized and replaced with a new organization that has legal restraints imposed upon it and accountable to somebody. When the boss of the FBI Rod Rosenstein is in bed with his subordinates, inventing a counter-intelligence case against the President with no probable cause, no reasonable suspicion, no credible evidence. It is time that the FBI be halted.
HANNITY: These are all crimes. Let's talk about the legal side. This is abuse of power. There's a federal statute.
JARRETT: Oh, it is, but it's formerly called deprivation of rights under color of law. You're not allowed to use your position in law enforcement to launch an investigation without a legal basis. You're abusing that individual, the President's rights. Not only that, it's obstruction of justice. Misuse of the legal process. So I'm hopeful that William Barr, once confirmed as attorney general, will turn over all of this information to federal prosecutors, if appropriate a federal grand jury to hold these people accountable, like James Comey, Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, the whole gang.
HANNITY: Accountable means crimes?
JARRETT: Oh, absolutely, if appropriate. Present it to a grand jury. Let a grand jury decide if these people abused their position of power and broke the law in the process.