October 23, 2021

U.S. Attorney John Durham resigns under increasing pressure from Biden administration

U.S. Attorney John Durham, who was appointed as a special counsel to investigate the origins of the Trump-Russia collusion hoax, announced on Friday that he will resign from the office of United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, effective on Sunday evening. 

President Joe Biden, who stands to be exposed by any findings of Durham’s probe, pledged that he would not explicitly fire Durham, but his attorney general nominee, Merrick Garland, raised eyebrows during his confirmation hearing by refusing to confirm or deny whether he would dismiss the probe.

It appears that Durham is quitting the job before Biden or Garland has a chance to fire him, issuing a press release on Friday explaining his decision to step down.

According to a Justice Department press release:

After serving as the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut for more than three years, and as a federal prosecutor in Connecticut for more than 38 years, John H. Durham today announced his resignation from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, effective at midnight on February 28.

“My career has been as fulfilling as I could ever have imagined when I graduated from law school way back in 1975,” said U.S. Attorney Durham.  “Much of that fulfillment has come from all the people with whom I’ve been blessed to share this workplace, and in our partner law enforcement agencies.  My love and respect for this Office and the vitally important work done here have never diminished.  It has been a tremendous honor to serve as U.S. Attorney, and as a career prosecutor before that, and I will sorely miss it.”

The press released went on to add that First Assistant U.S. Attorney Leonard C Boyle will serve as Acting U.S. Attorney after Durham’s departure from the office.

“The Office will be in the extraordinarily capable hands of Len and our superb supervisory team who, together, guarantee that the proper administration of justice will continue uninterrupted in our District,” the statement read.

No mention of what will happen to the Crossfire Hurricane probe that Durham has yet to complete was made in the statement, though it appears that Trump’s appointment of Durham as a special prosecutor may protect the ongoing investigation.

This is a developing story.

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Fred LeMaster (@guest_1154359)
7 months ago

Please Keep Me Informed, because I Truly Want To Know Every Infamous Tid Bit Of What ILLEGAL ACTIONS THAT THE LEFT HAS BEEN DOING AND INTO THE USA’S FUTURE TOO!

DS (@guest_1154374)
Reply to  Fred LeMaster
7 months ago

I’m old… and I could care less what happens as far as I’m concerned… I do KNOW that the LEFT are going to $PAY$ dearly their entire lives. And that makes me elated. YOU WILL GET WHAT YOU VOTE FOR !

Ann A. (@guest_1154487)
Reply to  DS
7 months ago

DS, I am also old (77), but before I die, I want to see 93 house represenatives, senators and many other Dems held accountable and arrested. All Durham did for years was to stall & take tax payers money & hid his results from his investigation. I think he resigned because the Dems threatened his life. He is a coward!

Tom Matt (@guest_1154639)
Reply to  Ann A.
7 months ago

I’m 80 years old and I am hoping for the same outcome . It is a shame that another “French Revolution ” is not feasible !! The fact that “words ” will not resolve any of these actions or events makes me wonder what will happen to our Nation >..>>

ARLINE (@guest_1154488)
Reply to  Fred LeMaster
7 months ago

HOPEFULLY WE WILL GET THE DURHAM REPORT BEFORE THE LIBS SQUASH IT

ARLINR W

dale (@guest_1154509)
Reply to  ARLINE
7 months ago

Don’t hold the breath the left covers their crimes well and attacks those who want justice. Before during and after Trump’s presidency ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK. REAL CRIMES FROM THE LEFT – WAFFLE, SHUFFLE, HIDE, OBSCURE – The RESULT IS DO N O T H I N G!!!!!

Rivahmitch (@guest_1154557)
Reply to  ARLINE
7 months ago

Given that the only indictment was a lower level droid there’s probably nothing there. What would you expect the deep state to allow?

paul f murphy (@guest_1155335)
Reply to  ARLINE
7 months ago

Arline ,it would only read ,nothing was found ,remember who hired Durham ,the overweight cheese steak eating Billy Boy Barr ,the exact same clown that has been covering for the corrupt DOJ/FBI ,it would only be a lie anyway

mb (@guest_1154811)
Reply to  Fred LeMaster
7 months ago

Fred, I say my prayers daily. I pray daily that the corrupt anti-Constitution politicians (from biden on down), their heathen corrupt financiers (like Soros and chinese counterparts), and their heathen corrupt censoring buddies in big tech (like Dorsey, Gates, Zuckerberg, etc.) all suffer ruin and famine for the remainder of their days, and they all never and forever shall dwell in the House of the LORD…. (“Blessed are the meek who shall inherit the earth…”)

DonRS (@guest_1154361)
7 months ago

HOW CONVENIENT! Durham has dwadled and dwadled for YEARS on a SLAM DUNK case, now, STILL DELIVERING NOTHING, he resigns. The man is a SPINELESS JELLYFISH, just like far too many at the DOJ, FBI and our Judicial System. The level of CORRUPTION in our Federal Government is STAGGERING!

Christopher Brooks (@guest_1154366)
Reply to  DonRS
7 months ago

Sad but true

Laura S (@guest_1154389)
Reply to  DonRS
7 months ago

Omg…you said it. I’ts just appalling.

Laura S (@guest_1154393)
Reply to  Laura S
7 months ago

It’s just appalling!!!!

David (@guest_1154473)
Reply to  DonRS
7 months ago

He should be made to pay back the money he’s been paid since the investigation started and disqualified from receiving any pension for dereliction of duty.

gennieJ (@guest_1154753)
Reply to  DonRS
7 months ago

I am so disgusted with our federal Government, DOJ, FBI, and SCJOTUS, They are all spineless ,They have all sworn to uphold our Constitution, and to be advocate’s for the people of the United States, They have all broken their Oath Of Office, THAT IS TREASON by itself I am with JDavis951 we need to call and keep calling congress , until something is done about all the corruption in Congress!!!! All these investigations all the money spent and we get NOTHING !!!!! We Do not even have anyone to enforce our good laws or the laws of our land, or is it still our land?????

Christopher Brooks (@guest_1154362)
7 months ago

Did we expect any different? The probe should have been done LONG ago!

RUTH BELL (@guest_1154363)
7 months ago

SO TAXPAYERS FED MONEY INTO DURHAMS POCKET TO LEARN A BIG FAT REPORT OF GREAT NEWS. WHERE IS ALL THE NEWS THAT DURHAM WAS SUPPOSED TO GIVE A REPORT ON !!!! I THINK HE CAN BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE SINCE HE WAS APPOINTED BY THE THEN AG BARR TO REALLY COME UP WITH SOME “GOOD INVESTIGATING”. EITHER TAKE CARE OF DURHAM OR GET THE REPORT WE UNDOUBTEDLY PAID MILLIONS FOR AND NEVER GOT !!!!

JDavis951 (@guest_1154370)
7 months ago

WE THE PEOPLE (aka SILENT MAJORITY) have had countless opportunities to have stopped this nightmare, but we chose instead to give the DEMOCRATS what they expected of us, to REMAIN SILENT! Thus, making us equally complicit in the fraud perpetrated against United States Americans!

Isn’t it time you actually did something, took action?

I strongly urge everyone who reads this to PICK UP THE PHONE and call your REP AND SENATORS in DC and DEMAND a COMPLETE AUDIT AND INVESTIGATION into the 2020 ELECTIONS and for the IMMEDIATE IMPEACHMENT OF BIDEN AND HARRIS.

BIDEN is completely UNFIT FOR OFFICE! And they both (BIDEN & HARRIS) have family members putting them both in a CONCLICT of interest position advertising and promoting their businesses and using their VP and POTUS both as an advertising self-interest, self-promoting position and it is ILLEGAL!

People should write these numbers down and use them frequently even if you don’t think your elected officials listen, they are required to note your comments for the permanent record in their caller database for anyone to see.

Members of the House
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Members of the Senate
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One call per rep!

Keep in mind: SILENCE = ACCEPTANCE

Billy Dobbs (@guest_1154457)
Reply to  JDavis951
7 months ago

i Totally agree 100% enough is enough IT IS Time For Something to be done

Michael OConnor (@guest_1154372)
7 months ago

Well, this smells of Democratic interference. Where’s the Report Durham?

Billy Dobbs (@guest_1154479)
Reply to  Michael OConnor
7 months ago

you are right cant get anyone to investigate Just Like Durham, he resigned probably because he was Like everyone else, afraid to Say anything Negative about Biden or Harris

Wondering Woman (@guest_1155026)
Reply to  Michael OConnor
7 months ago

Considering how the one world g;obal government. aka the new world order & our deep state establishment INSIDER federal employees, including those elected, those appointed & those hired as agents & judges in the corrupted CIA, FBI, NSA, DOJ, federal district judges, FDA, CDC, BATF & other areas – it is highly suspicious that AG Bill Barr resigned after sitting on evidence of treason & now John Durham who was said to be doing an excellent job of investigating it (& I think he might have been) now resigns – so now the question arises as to who to blame for no action against the treason being commtted by all the deep state establishment INSIDER members, past & present administrations?
Anyone recall the parallel similarity of AG Lynch & James Comey cover up for Obama & Hillary Clinton. Of course the same CEOA’S (‘CYA but a wagon circling protecting each other’s treasonous Adze) has been going on for at least 6+ decades by these corrupted enemy combatants of our nation. The question still remains did Durham turn his report over to AG Barr who destroyed it instead of presenting it to a Gramd Jury or did AG Barr see the finished report? Some of the information released on that report before the 2020 election involved the Uranium One scandal – Bill Clinton’s highly overpaid speech & the fact that Bill Clinton made a visit with two Russian officials while Hillary was SOS – which probably had something to do with the huge donation Russia made to the Clinton Foundation (otherwise known as the Clinton’s personal slush fund) & the Uranium One scandaql & the other one allegedly had to do with a deal Hukkary was working on for the formation of a Bill
Gates Silicone Valley somewhere in Russia. Both of these would have been proof beyond a shadow of a doubt of treason by both Clinton’s & Obama & many others on the federal payrol; & it continues because too many congressional members are a part of this treason – because otherwise the deep state establishment judicial system could not continue without rhem being complicit.

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Lu (@guest_1154376)
7 months ago

Obscene, revolting, nauseating……..How can they live with themselves????/ They are a bunch of vermins and maggots…..and they are the ones that administer justice in our country……..The french revolution methods should be applied here!!!!!What kind of recourse do we have as a country before the communists take over???????

Mac (@guest_1154382)
7 months ago

Most of us knew this investigation would go no where! President’s DOJ was undermining President Trump
continually through Trump’s time in office. Just like the Supreme Court…all sold out to the democrat party with
no desire to be honest in their actions! Just more lies from people who were sworn to uphold the Constitution
of the US!

Laura S (@guest_1154401)
Reply to  Mac
7 months ago

It is just sickening!

joe cool (@guest_1154394)
7 months ago

Corruption, top to bottom! Deep state corruption is now more dangerous to humanity than Artificial Intelligence in computers ever could be. The Deep State multiplies itself and sucks the blood of the taxpayer! It’s Alive! It’s Alive!

M. Monk (@guest_1154395)
7 months ago

I don’t know how much tax payers money Durham has spent during the investigation. He needs to return the money to the DOJ.

Spurn (@guest_1154399)
7 months ago

This was Bill Barr doing never intended to do anything for Trump a complete rusebby the DOJ. No confidence in the FBI or Justice Departments and now you can add an inept Supreme Court. Disgusting. Fie!

Michael S Dowling (@guest_1154402)
7 months ago

Believe this is true. It is all who you know. The average person could not get away with any of this. When was last time you saw any members of the white house go to jail. These inbreads that are there now could go on live tv and confess to all their dirty deeds and still get no jail time.

DARRELL L BENTON (@guest_1154411)
7 months ago

I was hopping we would find out how corrupt the system is but of course the politicians want to keep us from knowing the truth.

David Muench (@guest_1154422)
7 months ago

John Durham is now nothing more than a coward with no back bone to stay the course. All that time and tax payer money is now wasted. These criminals involved in this Russia Hoax and other crimes will now never face lady justice. What a waist and a total disgrace.

Karen (@guest_1155467)
Reply to  David Muench
7 months ago

Agreed. Durham is a coward and has bowed to the Democratic demons.

charles wilkins (@guest_1154430)
7 months ago

Are we now living in a dictatorship you know what that means…….

Norm Richter (@guest_1154437)
7 months ago

Politics smell to the high heaven. Had Trump been voted in for a second term there would be many high positioned Democrats in jail. Change the Political Party and let all these crooks get off scot free. It’s a disgrace.

Wondering Woman (@guest_1155038)
Reply to  Norm Richter
7 months ago

Trump was voted i by a landslide, and likely Senate & House also – but don’t forget Bden boasted of the “most intensive & inclusve VOTER FRAUD ORGANZIATION ever seen in American politics” produced under the Obama administration, which was likely what got Obama a 2nd term, but failed to elect INSIDER Hillary a 1st one, which had the entire battery of cheaters out in full force before, during & since the 2020 election – because they feared they would not survive a 2nd term. At present it looks like the corruption even extemds into the SCOTUS & it looks highly like they own the chair John Roberts, if not more of them.

Martin (@guest_1154450)
7 months ago

Lots of comments stating implications, but this could be nothing more than other investigations pushed by by Trump/Barr. The voter fraud in NH, where they stated that none existed, etc. Biden is not someone who threatens. So, it will come out why he resigned, maybe he thought it was over, whatever but probably not because Biden threatened him. Biden is not the narcisist DJT.

Joyce (@guest_1154515)
Reply to  Martin
7 months ago

Boy, are you in Neverland.

Mary (@guest_1154554)
Reply to  Joyce
7 months ago

Martin you are very delusional. Must be all that blue koolaid!!

Charles Palsgrove (@guest_1154571)
Reply to  Martin
7 months ago

He doesn’t threaten? What about all the bragging he was doing on camera about how if that prosecutor who investaging Biden son, and he then told them that if didn’t fire that prosecutor in the next six hours, the millions of dollars that he had brought with him, was leaving with back to the United states. And then on camera he told some reporters that HE WOULD TAKE TRUMP OUT BEHIND THE BARN AND BEAT THE HELL OUT OF HIM. NO! Biden does threaten anybody!

Tim James Taylor (@guest_1154461)
7 months ago

Usnt this obstruction of justice! Trump would have been impeached for this but Biden just scares by. How about him giving g his report. Before he leaves.

Patty (@guest_1154467)
7 months ago

Agree with all posts! It figures Durham would wuss out, not release his findings, all that money spent on nothing! He should be sued, that report should have been released before the election! Barr should be sued as well! They did NOT do their jobs, they covered for the scum demonrats all the way! Now they should have to answer for their ineptitude, obstruction, treason!

Jps (@guest_1154470)
7 months ago

We will know nothing about creepy Joe and hunter . the swamp is very deep

Tom (@guest_1154477)
7 months ago

I love my country but I HATE this government. The double standard is SO sickening.

Karen (@guest_1155474)
Reply to  Tom
7 months ago

I’m with you 100%

Hate communism (@guest_1154478)
7 months ago

No surprise there. The corruption is disgusting. Barr is a traitor and now a coward resigns. Congrats democrats voters you helped destroy America. Our law and order departments are gone. Obama and Nancy Pelosi are running the country. If you think the democrats care about you are idiots. Sickening!

Mary (@guest_1154556)
Reply to  Hate communism
7 months ago

Very well said! I agree 100%!

StealthFighter7 (@guest_1154506)
7 months ago

O M G!!!!! WTH?????

LONE WOLF (@guest_1154529)
7 months ago

Of course Biden would pressure Durham to resign, he knows that by doing so, he’s protecting the BIDEN CRIME FAMILY! Every single Democrat is a liar, thief and traitor, they all need to face the consequences of their crimes against our Republic and the American People. These criminals make Alfonso Capone look like an angel! The way I see it, Biden and the Democrats are expecting an UPRISING, that’s why they want to keep DC fortified with the military. Being a Loyal American Patriot, I don’t think that we should disappoint them! Right now, I’m wondering when our Military Leaders will say, enough is enough and turn on Biden, the Democrats and the Communist Chinese? One more thing, corruption and treason isn’t only limited to the Democrats, there are some Republicans that need to be dealt with, as well!

Carol (@guest_1154533)
7 months ago

After Barr quit I was wondering when Durham would do the same. I hoped I was wrong. So, where are his notes, investigation reports, everything? President Trump and his trusted Republicans need to have everything. All those months, hours, the cost of taxpayer money. Was he even doing his job? It’s criminal, a sham on the American people on Trump. An FN joke!

Philip G. Damask (@guest_1154541)
7 months ago

The Senate Republicans should demand Durham’s report be released regardless of how finished it is. Supposedly the DOJ did not want to release it before the election which means it was completed. The Republicans should demand that the Senate take a roll call vote on the issue of releasing the report. If there is a vote and the release is blocked we know who to hold accountable in the next election cycles.

Hong (@guest_1154977)
Reply to  Philip G. Damask
7 months ago

Where is Kevin McCarcy’s leading role? Trump should fired Christpher wray long time ago. Trump should listened to Michael Flen for using the Martial Law. You want to win, you have to play the hard ball. No other choice!

Matt (@guest_1154548)
7 months ago

I beleive this was the plan all along. If it wasn’t the plan than it shows that Barr and Durham never intended for any justice or Durham doesn’t have much courage. Personallyin my opinion he should have either finished the job at hand or made the Biden administration fire him. POLITICS AT IT’S BEST!

Jim (@guest_1154568)
7 months ago

Durham, a liar and traitor just like his buddy Bill Barr. Shame on both of you! U make me sick to my stomach.

Donald Shaw (@guest_1154577)
7 months ago

Durham, with his cowardly resignation has confirmed to the world that the USA has the most corrupted judiciary (headed by SCOTUS) on the entire planet.

It still is the wild, ungovernable…………….west!

O Olon (@guest_1154586)
7 months ago

Hey John, now you need to write a book to get out all the corruption that you found BUT NEVER GOT THE NEWS OUT! What a waste of time, money and effort. SERIOUSLY, WE KNEW THIS WOULD HAPPEN….Just like every thing that has happened in government lately. CORRUPTION… this should should have been released before the election but you and Barr were in cahoots and this is what happens! Our judicial system AND our government has gone to hell and only the corrupt flourish.

Kenneth (@guest_1154595)
7 months ago

DURHAM LET THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND COUNTRY DOWN, I DON’T WISH HIM WELL! HE MILKED A PAYCHECK AS LONG AS HE COULD! DISGRACEFUL! AMERICAN PEOPLE SUSPECTED HE IS A PHONY! ALL HE CAME UP WITH WAS AN FBI LAWYER WHO RECEIVED 6 MONTHS PROBATION! I’M DISGUSTED!

Botanica2072 (@guest_1154691)
7 months ago

Durham was obviously the wrong guy, but then, look who picked him. It was clear before the electrion that he had no backbone though.

CECELIA HENDERSON (@guest_1154733)
7 months ago

I knew that Durham would let us down. He’s been dragging his feet for months. Without the publications of his findings, the taxpayer has once again been left with a huge bill and no results at all. The Democrats will destroy all the evidence, spin what little facts are told and lie about the rest. The American People and America is doomed by the corruption, lies and liars currently in charge. I’m so disappointed in our Government and no longer believe or trust anything they say. There may be some good people in our Government, but they refuse to take action and do what is right. We all lose…………

Fred Bosley (@guest_1154738)
7 months ago

There is no Santa Claus or The Easter Bunny and definitely no Durham report at least one that will be seen by the peon American people. The democrats and media raised Holy H*ll when they thought Trump was going to fire Mueller. Where are the republicans why, aren’t they pitching a bit*ch? I have written to my senator and for what little good it will do to my LGBT congresswoman. This is no longer America a land of laws unless you’re a Marxist dem. With people like Cheney, Romney, McConnell and a few others in the republican leadership we don’t stand a chance. Wait till you see the Hunter coverup it will be a story of an All-American hero. They spied on Trump stole the election and ruined the lives of many people along the way all without a penalty except for the little smuck Clinesmith. Welcome to Communism sport fans.

JC (@guest_1154954)
7 months ago

Since we are not privy to all the behind the scenes action , I would venture, knowing how Biden tends to operate, that Biden has pushed this, threatened, and done everything he can illegally get away with to crush Durham’s investigation!

James (@guest_1154964)
7 months ago

Hopefully the justice system will continue what Durham started but I won’t hold my breath for results!

Kate (@guest_1155030)
7 months ago

I’m 72 and I just want to enjoy the inevitable self destruction of the democrat party…They’re off to a splendid start…

Grumpy Veteran (@guest_1155397)
7 months ago

I think it’s time the American people need to put a stop to the criminal enterprise operating under the guise of the democrat party by any means necessary!

Faroutfreak (@guest_1155540)
7 months ago

Hopefully he will release and hand down some indictments on Saturday night or Sunday Morning, I believe like many here he has been attacked or threatened with attack for keeping the investigation going, even after have mountains of evidence handed to him on a silver platter. Its funny how long this has gone on, when even a intricate bank fraud case can be investigated and charges brought in less than half this time, and expense. Was this another stab in the back by Barr? With Durham resigning to kill the investigation after Biden took office, thus letting the deep state and Obama Administration get away with more crimes! Again I hope he turns around and shocks the world with indictments of the whole bunch, right before leaving office!

Southern Cross (@guest_1155634)
7 months ago

Durham proved to be another coward. Never expressed in any capacity, what he actually uncovered, during all the “investigations” that he was in charge of since we first heard his name. This guy received a huge paycheck for 3 years, and he ultimately took the low road on his way out (still providing zero to the American public)… Just another worthless individual, that was overpaid and truly accomplished nothing during the past 3 years. This is his legacy…

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