The media wants blood after Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, pled guilty to making false statements to Congress. Apparently, only intelligence agencies can lie to Congress and get away with it. Cohen acknowledged last week that inquiries about the possibility of constructing a Trump Tower in Moscow had lasted until June 2016 – even though Trump insisted throughout his presidential campaign that he had no active business interests in Russia. His admission has left media outlets frothing at the mouth, but how extraordinary is Cohen’s alleged fib? The former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, knowingly misled the Senate about the NSA’s warrantless domestic surveillance program – a rather consequential lie – and has emerged as an unscathed #Resistance hero. As it turns out, there are numerous examples of intelligence officials lying to or misleading the American public and Congress. “The press did not think that the lies told by Democratic administration…

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