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by Sharon Rondeau
(Sep. 6, 2014) — On Friday, Carl Gallups of “Freedom Friday” hosted Mike Zullo, lead investigator for the Maricopa County, AZ Cold Case Posse, which has conducted a nearly-three-year investigation into the image posted on the White House website purported to be a scan of Barack Hussein Obama’s long-form birth certificate.
On March 1, 2012, Zullo and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced during a press conference that the birth certificate image and Obama’s Selective Service registration form are “computer-generated forgeries.”
The media failed to investigate the posse’s findings, deriding the messengers at a subsequent press conference on July 17, 2012, in which Zullo and Arpaio called for a congressional investigation into what they described as evidence within their possession that the birth certificate was “definitely fraudulent” beyond the standard of “probable cause.”
Last November, Zullo had told Gallups on his show that a significant announcement would be made in the near future, perhaps in March, but a new investigatory route necessitated an indefinitely postponement of the information Arpaio had planned to release.
For the last six months, Zullo has not made many media appearances, although Arpaio made several over this spring and summer which included Fox News, The Right Side, and Rick Wiles’ TruNews, wherein he spoke of “sensitive investigations” touching on the birth certificate issue.
On his September 5 show, Gallups quoted an article written by Randy Foreman of NewsBlaze regarding a recent meeting Foreman had with Zullo in Washington, DC at the Library of Congress, where Zullo was performing research related to the investigation.
Foreman has been interviewed by Mike Volin of WheresObamasBirthCertificate.com and The Post & Email about his own investigation of the Obama birth certificate controversy and unique, candid interviews of members of Congress as they exited the subway on their destination home.
Of the results of the Cold Case Posse’s investigation, Foreman wrote that Zullo “maintained that this matter will become public in the coming months and that people in the Capital City should expect many future visits by him and members of the Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff’s office.”
Foreman also reported that Zullo “confided to Newsblaze about ongoing ‘talks with DC officials’ in high places in official [sic] Washington, who are moving the investigation forward,” which Gallups quoted in his preamble to a radio segment with Zullo.
Gallups said that people should “be patient” in awaiting the dispersal of the information expected in “conference format” at some point in the future. “All of us who have been called ‘birthers’ have been vindicated in this,” Gallups stated. He said that he still receives phone calls and emails “demanding” that he pressure Arpaio and Zullo to “release the information they have.”
While he has been close to the investigation, Gallups said he has no authority to press Arpaio or Zullo to take any action one way or another. “It will happen when it happens, and not before,” Gallups said (8:21).
Gallups, quoting Foreman, stated that the November midterm elections will not impact when the information is released, which Gallups deemed “history-changing.”
“This article confirms what I’ve known for a while, that Zullo is in and out of Washington, DC, that he is ‘talking to DC officials in high places who are now moving the investigation forward,'” he said. Gallups then added that he could elaborate on Foreman’s statement but would not do so at that time.
Gallups confirmed to the first caller in the segment that there are two investigations ongoing currently and that Arpaio is himself involved.
“They haven’t set any dates,” Gallups explained of the expected press conference, but opined that it could occur within “several months.” “It looks to me as though it’s all going to happen,” Gallups told “Andy,” addressing the fact that a criminal investigation can change direction at any time and there is a chance that it will not occur at all.
In the second segment dedicated to the Cold Case Posse investigation, Gallups introduced Zullo, with whom he joked about his recent shoulder surgery and the pain medications he had been taking. Gallups is reportedly on the mend.
Gallups asked Zullo what had brought him to Washington on his most recent trip, reportedly his fifth, to which Zullo replied that he met with Foreman on a research project about which Foreman “does not know much by design.” Of the investigation, Zullo said, “It is moving forward; my traveling schedule is hectic,” and predicting that he would return to Washington again, presumably before the announcement is made. “There are people involved now, as there were earlier, but even more so.. and a lot of things are predicated on schedule, and that’s why it’s taking so, so long,” Zullo said.
Gallups then referred to “high-ranking officials in and around Washington, DC who are actually getting it; they get it; they’ve seen what you have; they understand, they’re moving it forward. Well, now you have to work with legalities and schedules, and both of those very difficult to bring together sometimes, aren’t they?”
Zullo responded that “the legalities actually hamper the scheduling.”
Apologizing to Gallups’ audience, Zullo said that he “cannot disclose what we’re working on.” “But I am going to tell you…it’s all going to be well worth it…What we’re going to disclose will be gut-wrenching,” he told Gallups (3:45).
Gallups then said that “millions of people” are closely following the work of Zullo and Arpaio given that Congress, “federal law enforcement,” and the courts failed to investigate. What words would you give the nation right now?” Gallups asked Zullo.
Zullo responded that “we are using technology that the general public would have no idea even exists,” citing “some startling discoveries” about the birth certificate image. He stated that he and his team “had a legal obligation” to follow the new direction of the investigation in March. “All I can ask your listeners for is patience,” he said, denying an accusation that he is conducting the investigation for “fame and fortune.” “You’ve got to be kidding me; I’m not paid,” Zullo said. “There’s no fame and there’s no fortune.”
“It’s our country. We deserve the truth…Please look up the definition for the word ‘patriot’ and understand what a ‘patriot’ really is,” he said, referring to members of “both political parties” who are “lacking” in the requisite qualities.
“A lot of people are going to be vindicated when this comes out, right?” Gallups asked, to which Zullo replied, “Yup.”
Zullo confirmed that the election has no bearing on when the information is released, calling the investigation “extremely complex.”