Skip to comments.FBI Missed Clinton Emails MARKED Classified, Wanted To Conclude Probe Before IG
Posted on 02/07/2018 11:43:55 PM PST by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch
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How about, 'Clinton REPEATEDLY LIED, in public and in private, about whether there were classified documents on her illegal private server'??!!
There's very little journalistic integrity to be found in today's America.
Wasn't it nice to hear how well BillyBob's grandkids are doing!
The liars, scammers, plotters, murderers, seditionists and crooks in the federal breaucracies are giving the other 2% a bad name.
Hillary was told to blame Comey for losing the election.
“...When my kid threw a tantrum I sat back and let it happen...
Great analogy!! I personally think that Sessions is in the game under the radar. I did the same with my 4 daughters and they never threw tantrums after the first one or two failed to cause any reaction from me.
Very succinctly put. See my new tag line.
None Dare Call It Treason
I have long followed the old saying popularized long ago by Napoleon, that you “never attribute to malice that which can be explained by incompetence.” Anything at all involving the Clintons is a clear exception to that rule.
As for Clinton's assertion she didn't know what the portion marking meant - that's BS. When you are cleared you receive training on that. Then you receive regular refresher training. There's no excuse. Claiming ignorance means you are admitting to not having completed the required training, or being incapable of retaining it - either way it is a violation and your clearance gets pulled. So her excuse meant she should have been denied access to any and all classified material.
Everything around her, in fact everything around all the Clintons and all the obamas and their cohorts in crime is just lies upon lies like the dust and dirt cloud around Pig Pen.
Sure it can. That is EXACTLY what "checks and balances" is all about.
Thanks for posting this!!!
Bears repeating & pinging out in its entirety!
........one of the most controversial of Ms. Clintons emails released by the State Department under judicial order was one sent on June 8, 2011, to the Secretary of State by Sidney Blumenthal, Ms. Clintons unsavory friend and confidant who was running a private intelligence service for Ms. Clinton.
This email contains an amazingly detailed assessment of events in Sudan, specifically a coup being plotted by top generals in that war-torn country. Mr. Blumenthals information came from a top-ranking source with direct access to Sudans top military and intelligence officials, and recounted a high-level meeting that had taken place only 24 hours before.
To anybody familiar with intelligence reporting, this unmistakably signals intelligence, termed SIGINT in the trade. In other words, Mr. Blumenthal, a private citizen who had enjoyed no access to U.S. intelligence for over a decade when he sent that email, somehow got hold of SIGINT about the Sudanese leadership and managed to send it, via open, unclassified email, to his friend Ms. Clinton only one day later.
NSA officials were appalled by the State Departments release of this email, since it bore all the hallmarks of Agency reporting. Back in early January when I reported this, I was confident that Mr. Blumenthals information came from highly classified NSA sources, based on my years of reading and writing such reports myself, and one veteran agency official told me it was NSA information with at least 90 percent confidence.
We can confirm that the contents of Sid Blumenthals June 8, 2011, email to Hillary Clinton, sent to her personal, unclassified account, were indeed based on highly sensitive NSA information. The agency investigated this compromise and determined that Mr. Blumenthals highly detailed account of Sudanese goings-on, including the retelling of high-level conversations in that country, was indeed derived from NSA intelligence.
Specifically, this information was illegally lifted from four different NSA reports, all of them classified Top Secret / Special Intelligence. Worse, at least one of those reports was issued under the GAMMA compartment, which is an NSA handling caveat that is applied to extraordinarily sensitive information (for instance, decrypted conversations between top foreign leadership, as this was). GAMMA is properly viewed as a SIGINT Special Access Program, or SAP, several of which from the CIA Ms. Clinton compromised in another series of her unclassified emails.
Currently serving NSA officials have told me they have no doubt that Mr. Blumenthals information came from their reports. Its word-for-word, verbatim copying, one of them explained. In one case, an entire paragraph was lifted from an NSA report that was classified Top Secret / Special Intelligence.
How Mr. Blumenthal got his hands on this information is the key question, and theres no firm answer yet. The fact that he was able to take four separate highly classified NSA reportsnone of which he was supposed to have any access toand pass the details of them to Hillary Clinton via email only hours after NSA released them in Top Secret / Special Intelligence channels indicates something highly unusual, as well as illegal, was going on.
Suspicion naturally falls on Tyler Drumheller, the former CIA senior official who was Mr. Blumenthals intelligence fixer, his supplier of juicy spy gossip, who conveniently died last August before email-gate became front-page news. However, he, too, had left federal service years before and should not have had any access to current NSA reports. There are many questions here about what Hillary Clinton and her staff at Foggy Bottom were up to, including Sidney Blumenthal, an integral member of the Clinton organization, despite his lack of any government position.
How Mr. Blumenthal got hold of this Top Secret-plus reporting is only the first question. Why he chose to email it to Ms. Clinton in open channels is another question. So is: How did nobody on Secretary Clintons staff notice that this highly detailed reporting looked exactly like SIGINT from the NSA?
Last, why did the State Department see fit to release this email, unredacted, to the public?”
Yup——that’s a biggie....thanks for keeping it alive.
She pled ignorance of the meaning of “(c)” AFTER she had taken the State Department training on handling confidential information (which covered the markings) AND signed the form attesting to the fact she took the training AND understood it.
BTW——the Clinton Foundation is connected to the Sudan bigtime. Long read follows..........
EXCLUSIVE: Clinton Foundation Got $100M From Blood Minerals Firm / dailycaller.com report
A little known Swedish-Canadian oil and mining conglomerate human rights groups have repeatedly charged produces blood minerals is among the Clinton Foundations biggest donors, thanks to a $100 million pledge in 2007, a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation has found.
Blood minerals are related to blood diamonds, which are allegedly mined in war zones or sold as commodities to help finance political insurgencies or despotic warlords.
When the Vancouver, Canada-based Lundin Group gave its $100 million commitment to the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative, the company had long been cutting deals with warlords, Marxist rebels, military strongmen and dictatorships in the war-torn African countries of Congo, Sudan and Ethiopia.
Lundin promoted its reputation as a fierce, hard-driving company. Adolf Lundin, who founded the company, audaciously traveled to the French home of Congo dictator Mobutu Sese Seko in 1996 to secure mining rights for his company. A few years later, Lundin admitted he had offered a donation to Mobutus elections campaign, but later said he never gave the funds.
His son, Lukas Lundin, also likes to promote the companys reputation. He told an interviewer in 2005 his personal philosophy was to chase elephants. Go big or go home.
The Lundin Group reportedly cut a deal in 1997 with Congolese Marxist warlord Laurent Kabila, with a $50 million down payment toward $250 million they would give to the rebels in exchange for mining rights, according to according to U.N. Inspector Jason K. Stearns. Lundin eventually won majority rights to one of the countrys richest mineral veins.
A Swedish prosecutor, mirroring the views of human rights groups, once characterized the company as filled with opportunistic, dictator-hugging businessmen, a description the company has vigorously denied.
In accepting the $100 million, President Bill Clinton hailed Lundins contribution, saying todays generous support by the Lundin Group is to be applauded because it demonstrates the potential of this global initiative to capture the imagination and support of the mining sector.
It wasnt the first time Clinton consorted with mining moguls. In the waning hours of his presidency in 2001, Clinton pardoned Glencore International mining and oil magnate Marc Rich after his wife, Denise, made generous donations to the Democratic Party, Hillary Clintons Senate campaign and his Clinton Library.
Clintons pardon erased a 65-count indictment against Rich for trading with Iran against the oil embargo. Rich did the Iranian oil sales while Americans were held captive in the country by the Mullahs.
In the same year the Clinton Foundation accepted Lundins money, Swedwatch, a Swedish non-governmental organization that tracks Swedish business dealings in the developing world, released a condemnatory report about the companys operations in Congo, titled Risky Business.
The report detailed widespread suffering in the Congo as whole villages were removed to make way for Lundins mining operations.
Six years earlier, the relief organization Christian Aid released a report denouncing the scorched-earth tactics of the Sudanese military to clear villages for Lundins petroleum exploration. Its report was titled, Lundin Oil in Sudan: Scorched Earth.
Thanks to those reporters and others, Lundin is known in Congress as well. Rep. Joe Pitts, a Pennsylvania Republican who co-chairs the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, told TheDCNF that areas with high conflict over minerals are breeding grounds for human rights abuses on a massive scale, and when entities like the Clintons Foundation accept donations from these corrupt actors, they are sanctioning the exploitation.
Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh reflected her governments regret over the Swedish company in April, 2001, saying, Lundin Oil activities are negative for Sweden. She added, we expect Swedish companies to respect an ethical code in line with human rights and the environment in which they operate abroad.
Although then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Congo in 2009, she unexpectedly delayed implementation of a landmark certification program designed to assure human rights were respected by mining companies like Lundin in Africa.
The certification process was passed under the Dodd-Frank Act. Her failure to act was criticized at the time by John Prendergast, president of Enough.org, a nongovernmental organization which championed the blood minerals legislation.
At rare moments during the course of a war, a confluence of factors come together to provide a window of opportunity for real conflict transformation, he wrote in 2010, a year after Clinton assumed office. That missing conductor is the United States, and more specifically, its highest ranking official to travel to Congo and make it a priority: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
At this pivotal moment, it is imperative that Secretary Clintons 14 month-old commitments to Congo are translated into concrete actions from the U.S. government.
Robin Wright, another Enough.org advocate, wrote in Time Magazine that two years after Clinton traveled to the Congo, local villagers told her, nearly everyone I met asked me to take a message back to Mama Clinton to urge her to make good on her promise to implement the certification process.
Such apparent quid pro quos were common at the Clinton Foundation, charges Charles Ortel, who has extensively studied the foundation.
Since January 2001, the Clinton family has used their public charity as a vehicle to create enormously valuable concessions in numerous desperately poor and corrupt countries, for individuals who claim that they have made extravagantly large pledges.’
The final execution of the certification process was announced by the Department of State the same month Clinton left office in February, 2013.
Human rights groups have released numerous reports of the devastation wrought by oil and mining companies in Africa, with many focusing specifically on Lundin.
Swedwatch wrote extensively of the horrors caused by Lundin mining in Congo. Three villages were relocated to make room for the new mining activities. In October 2007, many resettled families that had been promised new houses were still sheltering under plastic sheeting, waiting for their new houses to be built, the report stated.
In the Sudan, Christian Aid said field workers in the Sudan found thousands of Nuer civilians displaced from villages along this road, hundreds of miles away due to Lundin oil operations, adding, Then government troops arrived by truck and helicopter, burning the villages and killing anyone who was unable to flee in most cases, the old and the very young.
In April, 2001, Swedish Dagens Nyheter journalist Anna Koblanck toured Lundins Block 5A oil parcels in the Sudan with company executives.
Koblanck described seeing death and destruction along the way, writing, the displaced Bentiu are starving to death. She reported that many villages along the road are empty.
Human Rights Watch in 2003 noted Lundin never mentioned the scorched earth tactics in public statements about its presence in the Sudan: The oil companies, led by Lundin, made no public statement condemning this destruction and displacement in Block 5A, despite the press attention it garnered and the regular alarms from U.N. agencies about the dire state of the needy in this very area.
None of this fighting nor mass displacement caused the oil consortium, led by Lundin, to express concern about the well-being of the people living in its concession area, said Human Rights Watch. Lundin never mentioned the armed conflict in its public releases.
Accusations of Lundin human rights violations in Ethiopia were so frequent in 2011 two Swedish journalists went there to investigate charges the company was party to widespread human rights violations. They were arrested by Ethiopian authorities government on terrorism charges and in 2012 sentenced to 18 years in prison.
The two were investigating allegations of human rights violations linked to the activities of the Swedish oil company Lundin Oil, stated PEN, the international journalist organization. The international outcry finally secured their release after more than a year of imprisonment.
For his part, Lukas Lundin has taken a page from the Clintons. He has established his own family Lundin Foundation that showcases an allegedly softer side of the company.
Lundin states the company is concerned about the welfare of local people, emphasizing education and skills training to maximize local hire including sourcing from local producers and targeting wealth and employment creation in sectors independent of extractive activities.
Neither the Clinton Foundation nor Lundin Group responded to requests for comment by TheDCNF. dailycallernewsfoundation.org.
It is now obvious that Sessions is a strategically placed deep state stooge who’s duty is to shut down the Justice Department probe of any of this. To this point he has been amazingly successful. I fear for whatever reason Trump will not remove this roadblock. Can any of these federal felons be indicted at all with Sessions completely obstructing the legal process?
I love the way they soft-sell what the Clinton BITCH did: ‘It allowed her to claim that she didn’t send or receive’, blah, blah, blah...
How about, ‘Clinton REPEATEDLY LIED, in public and in private, about whether there were classified documents on her illegal private server’??!!
There’s very little journalistic integrity to be found in today’s America.
It matters NOT she even soft-sold her lies. As SoS, there is a *permanent* presumption of classified+ material.
There was also the rule that personal biz wasn’t to be conducted on work machines...least that was when I was a DoD contractor.
Just setting up a personal box, let alone outside of govt approval\validation processes, would have gotten anyone canned in 5sec in the real-world.
No trial needed - anyone with a clearance knows how she broke the law and that she should have been indicted and now serving her prison sentence, not running around talking to large audiences of man haters.
Letting this leak out on Fox news? Relatively speaking no one watches Fox news. If you have a video of Mueller confessing to masterminding the entire Russiagate affair and it is only reported on Fox nothing happens. Having their propaganda arm is more important to the Rats than their internal police arm (FBI and Sessions/Lynch DOJ).