Skip to comments.Biden and other Obama officials received 'unmasking' information on Michael Flynn, declassified records show
Posted on 05/13/2020 11:37:30 AM PDT by gandalftb
Former Vice President Joe Biden and other top Obama officials received information in response to "unmasking" requests targeting retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn in the final weeks of the previous administration, according to a memo declassified by acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell.
The list, obtained by the Washington Examiner on Wednesday, shows Biden received information at least once in response to such an unmasking request on Jan. 12, 2017
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Biden, Clapper, Comey, Brennan - all in on it.
and why is unmasking such a bad thing... these foreigners have to be talking to someone.
Unmasking occurs when U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdropping on foreigners sweep up communications with U.S. citizens in what is known as incidental collection.
When the intelligence reporting is shared across the government, names of U.S. citizens are typically concealed or masked to protect their identities.
I am ashamed to admit this but I don’t clearly understand what “unmasked” means in this case.
The word, I DO understand, means removing a mask.
Should I understand that somehow all this stuff going on with Flynn was covered up but a whole bunch of people wanted him revealed so he could be found guilty of something?
Wish I could grasp all this deep state stuff.
So they lied to congress?
Biden will have to answer in court on what he did on January 12, 2017 and did he leak the phone call to the Washington Post. No way does he get around this.
Flynns call was leaked to the Washington Post in January. That is a felony.
It's the leaking that is illegal
So, all of these gullible government hack dumb-asses have their fingerprints all over multiple felonies, to help Felonius Milhous von Pantsuit, and she walks scott-free.
Ya gotta love these Clintons.
2 words - SPECIAL COUNCIL.
It is illegal to unmask American citizens for political purposes.
Now to find out how many of them leaked to reporters.
2 words - SPECIAL COUNCIL.
yep or special counsel
What does #senileJoe know AND WHEN DID HE KNOW IT?
joe biden on the 12th of january...
he needed to know what he met everyone on the 5th for...
or obama said, uh joe, be mensch and run down to the nsa and unmask some names for me... thanks bro.
I thought the Flynn/Kislyak phone call was at the end of December 2016. Most of these dates are from before then, one already in November.
and the cover up too, i suppose.
The media will downplay this and act as if it is NOT important.
We certainly listen to foreign conversations. If the foreign conversation includes an American, any American, his identity is masked. It’s illegal to surveil Americans without a warrant.
So from what I understand, if a transcript of the call is made, the American identity is hidden, or masked.
It requires a FISA warrant or a specific national security request to unmask the American.
It should be exceedingly rare. In the Obama administration, we’re about ready to find out just how common it was. I think we’re also going to find out that they magically only had reason to unmask Republicans and political enemies.
But of course, there’s not a hint of scandal
The problem is that so many people had access to the unmasking, it is impossible to prove which one leaked.
Unfortunately, if only one or two sought the data (and then shared it), it would be easier to point blame.
Wonder if they all looked independently to protect each other assuming this list would ultimately come out?
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