Robert Mueller is waiting until after the midterm elections to offer any evidence he has about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, but a few conservatives appear to have tried to cut him off at the past by levying false allegations of sexual assault against the special counsel. But their scheme seems to have backfired. A woman who worked as a paralegal for Mueller was offered to have all of her credit card debts paid off plus $20,000 in exchange for an accusation against Mueller of “sexual misconduct and workplace harassment.“
It was confirmed by Mueller’s office that they learned of the scheme from several journalists who were approached by a woman who said she had been offered $20,000 to make sexual assault allegations against Mueller, according to The Atlantic.
The woman, instead of taking the offer, wrote to multiple journalists to inform them that Republican activist Jack Burkman asked her “to make accusations of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment against Robert Mueller” in exchange for the money.
“When we learned last week of allegations that women were offered money to make false claims about the Special Counsel, we immediately referred the matter to the FBI for investigation,” Peter Carr, spokesman for the Special Counsel’s office told the Hill Reporter.
It appears that more actors are involved in this scheme, such as Jacob Wohl, a right-wing Twitter troll who has had his own legal problems in the past.
Several media sources tell me that a scandalous story about Mueller is breaking tomorrow. Should be interesting. Stay tuned!
— Jacob Wohl (@JacobAWohl) October 30, 2018
— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) October 30, 2018
Burkman, who has a show on Newsmax, tweeted that he was going to reveal the first of Mueller’s sexual assault victims.
Some sad news. On Thursday, November 1, at the Rosslyn
Holiday Inn at noon, we will reveal the first of Special Counsel Robert
Mueller’s sex assault victims. I applaud the courage and dignity and
grace and strength of my client. pic.twitter.com/wZVQeHD45r
— Jack Burkman (@Jack_Burkman) October 30, 2018
That, of course, went down in smoke, because now he is going to be investigated by the FBI.
Hopefully you will be in prison soon.
— John Weaver (@jwgop) October 30, 2018
He will. FBI is already investigating him on this, and it’s likely going to be a part of the obstruction case. Jack should be preparing for an indictment.
— Eric Schmeltzer (@JustSchmeltzer) October 30, 2018
Reporters have evidence that you paid women to make accusations about Robert Mueller and you and @jacobawohl through the use of a phony “intelligence” company threatened reporters via text, email, and phone.
Sorry, I’m not good at ‘Knock Knock’ jokes.
— Redgren Grumbholdt (@DValeyard) October 30, 2018
— Felt (@MrFelt_) October 30, 2018
In a nutshell, Burkman and his cohorts tried to pay off a woman to obstruct Mueller’s case by having her falsely accuse Mueller of sexual assault, but the unnamed woman told the special counsel instead.
Burkman, a conspiracy theorist who launched an investigation into the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich, told The Atlantic in a statement that he does not know the women who told journalists about the scheme to discredit Mueller. You see, there was more than one woman that was approached with this offer.
“On Thursday 1200 NOON ROSSYLN HOLIDAY INN we will present a very credible witness who will allege that Mr. Mueller committed against her a sexual assault,” Burkman said in the statement.
Yeaaaah, he’s in bigly trouble, and so is Jacoh Wohl. It’s time to lawyer up, boys.
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