Hannity Pleads to Jeff Sessions After Release of FISA Warrant: ‘Your Country Needs You!’
On Monday night, Sean Hannity struck a different tone towards Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the wake of the release of the highly-redacted FISA application into the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
Hannity began his monologue by calling the release of the documents “sad news” because it confirms what his show has been “reporting for months” and that President Obama’s Department of Justice was “spying on the campaign of an opposing party” using opposition research that Hillary Clinton funded, declaring that this sort of stuff only happens in “Banana Republics.”
“Make no mistake; this phony, dirty, Russian dossier wasn’t just referenced in the newly released documents on late Saturday night,” Hannity said. “Instead, Steele’s dossier was in fact the FISA application, all four of them.”
The Fox News host then took aim at former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, as well as currently Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for signing off on the FISA application, claiming they “repeatedly lied” to the FISA Court judges in order to get the application approved.
He singled out Comey for telling Fox News’ Bret Baier for dismissing the dossier as only “part” of the FISA application.
“What he said was a lie!” Hannity exclaimed. “This lie was parroted again and again by Democrats.”
And after shaming Rosenstein for saying that those who submit “wrong” information into a FISA application could “face consequences,” Hannity spoke directly to the recused Attorney General.
“Jeff Sessions, where are you?!?” Hannity asked. “Your country needs you to do your job tonight!”
Watch the clip above, via Fox News.
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