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  • Putin May Be Attempting to Influence Blaze Readers, New York Times

    02/22/2016 8:50:33 AM PST · by richardtavor · 42 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 3rd, 2015 | Erica Ritz
    The New York Times released an explosive article on Tuesday detailing how hundreds, if not thousands, of online “trolls” are paid to post pro-Kremlin propaganda across the Internet. One of their targeted sites, according to the report? The trolls are organized by a group called the Internet Research Agency, and one former employee said she worked 12-hour days and had explicit instructions to create five political posts, 10 nonpolitical posts and 150 to 200 comments on the posts of those she worked with each shift. If you were to click on her accounts, she would appear like a normal...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff deems claims Trump campaign was spied on nonsense

    05/20/2018 8:50:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 59 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 20, 2018 | Bradford Richardson
    Rep. Adam Schiff says the idea that the Trump campaign was spied on by the Justice Department is nonsense. The most I can tell you, Chuck, is that this claim by the president, the suggestion by [Rudy] Giuliani that there is a political spy embedded in the Trump campaign is nonsense, Mr. Schiff told NBCs Chuck Todd on Meet the Press. And you hear it in the same terms that Trump often speaks, which is people are saying, or Im hearing, or were being told. Thats another way of saying, This is patently untrue, but we would like to spread...
  • Network Close To NATO Military Leader Fueled Ukraine Conflict

    07/31/2016 8:46:09 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 8 replies
    Spiegel ^ | 28 July 2016 | Christoph Schult, Klaus Wiegrefe
    Working with dubious sourcing, a group close to NATO's chief military commander Philip Breedlove sought to secure weapons deliveries for Ukraine, a trove of newly released emails revealed. The efforts served to intensify the conflict between the West and Russia. Most of the 1,096 hacked emails date back to the dramatic 12 months of the Ukraine crisis after Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014. Thousands died in the skirmishes between Kiev's troops and Moscow-aligned separatists. More than 2 million civilians fled eastern Ukraine. Breedlove sought counsel from some very prominent people, his emails show. Among them were Wesley Clark, Breedlove's...
  • Ex-UK spy Christopher Steele ordered to appear for video deposition in London

    05/18/2018 8:56:24 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 1 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05 18 2018 | Pamela K. Browne, Cyd Upson
    In a procedural ruling Friday before the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, former British spy Christopher Steele was ordered to appear for a videotaped deposition in London on June 18 for ongoing civil litigation brought against Buzzfeed by a Russian technology executive, Aleksej Gubarev. A last-ditch effort by Buzzfeed's legal team was denied today in their efforts to expand and question Steele about "the dossier as a whole" instead of a more limited area of questioning in the ongoing civil litigation in the UK. In the 15-page ruling obtained and reviewed by Fox News, Mr. Justice Jay wrote...
  • Crossfire Hurricane: Category Five Political Espionage

    05/18/2018 8:58:05 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 35 replies ^ | May 18, 2018 | George Neumayr
    The gathering winds for Crossfire Hurricane, after all, came largely from that blowhard. Panicking at the sight of Donald Trumps Super Tuesday wins in March 2016, Brennan had by the following month formed the beginnings of a spying operation against him, and managed to enmesh a bunch of other agencies in it, thinking that would keep the outside of the CIAs cup clean. How do we know this? Because a senior member of the intelligence community back when such a figure thought talking out of school about such matters would serve the cause of delegitimizing Trump leaked the...
  • Ties That Bind Stefan Halper, Joseph Mifsud & Alexander Downer (& Papadopoulos)

    05/14/2018 2:12:59 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 23 replies
    Ties that bind ^ | 5/10/2018 | Jeff Carlson, CFA
    George Papadopoulos appears to have been targeted by three individuals with ties to British and/or U.S. Intelligence. Joseph Mifsud Alexander Downer Stefan Halper George Papadopoulos and Joseph Mifsud reportedly both worked at the London Centre of International Law Practice. Joseph Mifsud appears to have joined LCILP around November 2015. Papadopoulos appears to have joined LCILP sometime in late February or early March 2016 after leaving Ben Carsons campaign. Per reports, Papadopoulos and Mifsud first met on March 14, 2016. The London Centre of International Law and Practice Limited (LCILP) is an odd institution. From their website: LCILP training emphasises the...
  • Fake Russian Ads Stoked Racial Tensions -- Race-Hustling Democrats 'Colluded'

    05/17/2018 6:01:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | May 17, 2018 | Larry Elder
    President Donald Trump rejects the narrative that Russia wanted him to win. USA Today examined each of the 3,517 Facebook ads bought by the Russian-based Internet Research Agency, the company that employed 12 of the 13 Russians indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller for interfering with the 2016 election. It turns out only about 100 of its ads explicitly endorsed Trump or opposed Hillary Clinton. Most of the fake ads focused on racial division, with many of the ads attempting to exploit what Russia perceives, or wants America to perceive, as severe racial tension between blacks and whites. Think of...
  • Judge Finds unlawful Ballot Destruction in 2016 Wasserman Schultz Race

    05/15/2018 9:19:33 PM PDT · by BBell · 35 replies ^ | 5/14/18 | Daniel Molina
    2016 was a tough year for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz as she was plagued with controversy, and now a judge has ruled that the elections supervisor, Brenda Snipes, in Broward county broke federal and state law by unlawfully destroying ballots that were cast in the primary race that Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz won. The case was brought by Wasserman Schutlzs opponent who wanted to investigate voting irregularities. As a result, Governor Rick Scott has announced that hell be reviewing the Judges order and that her office will be monitored. In a written statement, Scotts office explained that During the upcoming election,...
  • Brennan Used FBI Agent Peter Strzok . . .

    05/16/2018 12:23:37 AM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 11 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | May 15, 2018 | Sundance
    Some major reporting today from Paul Sperry includes very interesting details about how President Obamas intelligence community structured their Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA) about Russian interference in the 2016 election In essence by following-up with various people involved in the construct of the ICA, journalist Paul Sperry outlines how CIA Director John Brennan and Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, subverted their own intelligence guidelines in assembling the intelligence report. Some major reporting today from Paul Sperry includes very interesting details about how President Obamas intelligence community structured their Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA) about Russian interference in the...
  • I Know the Name of the Spy the FBI Put in the Trump Campaign

    05/14/2018 11:58:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 72 replies
    Rush ^ | May 14, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I now know who the spy is. I know now know who the FBI was running in the Trump campaign. I dont think Im gonna give you the name of the spy, but Im gonna tell you everything the spy has done. It is the most amazing story. It is a story of entrapment. When you hear this, its gonna infuriate you. Youre gonna realize how utterly phony this entire investigation of Donald Trump is. Its phonier than you even realize now. And there is a CliffsNotes version of this, and there is the intricate detailed version of this....
  • Weekly Update: JW Exposes Comey-Mueller Coordination

    05/12/2018 11:42:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 11, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Justice May Provide Redacted Portions of Rosenstein Mueller Scope Memo FBI Advised Comey to Consult with Muellers Office Prior to Testifying Judicial Watch Scores New Victory for 76-Year-Old Veteran Justice May Provide Redacted Portions of Rosenstein Mueller Scope Memo Judicial Watch is number one when it comes to providing independent oversight on what your government is up to including the out-of-control Mueller investigation. The Justice Department has disclosed that it may soon provide us with previously withheld material from the heavily redacted August 2 memorandum in which Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein granted broad authority to Special Counsel Mueller...
  • Harry Reid sent sensitive Trump collusion letter over CIA objections

    05/12/2018 10:15:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 54 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 12, 2018 | Rowan Scarborough
    Then-Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid released a letter in the heat of the 2016 election alleging Trump-Russia collusion even though the CIA director at the time urged him not to, according to a person familiar with their conversation. Mr. Reids Aug. 27 letter to the FBI appears to mark the first time a Democrat officially accused President Trumps campaign of colluding with the Russian government to hack his partys computers. The letter has come to represent for conservatives the deep state Obama loyalists leaking unproven allegations to the press against Mr. Trump and his people to ruin the campaign,...
  • What Did Gov. Cuomo Know About His Attorney General?

    05/08/2018 5:51:17 AM PDT · by McGruff · 80 replies
    The DC Caller ^ | 5/7/20128 | Joe Simonson
    A bombshell report came out Monday night in The New Yorker alleging a pattern of horrific abuse by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. As one of Gov. Andrew Cuomos right-hand men, can the public truly believe New Yorks governor had no idea about his attorney generals behavior? Theoretically, its entirely possible Schneiderman kept his demonic second life far from his boss, but its important to remember were not talking about a single accusation. As Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow outline in their piece, four separate women detailed his nonconsensual physical violence. Two of them, Michelle Manning Barish and Tanya...
  • Hillary Clinton goes after 'reality TV' Trump in New Zealand speech

    05/07/2018 9:54:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 7, 2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    Hillary Clinton slammed President Trump as a reality TV candidate and again claimed sexism contributed to her defeat in the 2016 election while on a speaking tour in Auckland, New Zealand on Monday. Clinton, who is promoting her book What Happened, took multiple jabs at Trump throughout her speech and during interviews with New Zealand media, although she didnt mention him by name much, the New Zealand Herald reported. In particular, she called him a creep for standing close behind her during a town hall-style debate, a moment during the campaign shes often brought up since the election. The 2016...
  • Newt Gingrich: Trump should 'just say no' to Mueller's absurd questions

    05/05/2018 3:55:50 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 5, 2018 | Newt Gingrich
    President Trump should adopt first lady Nancy Reagans famous anti-drug slogan in his current fight with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. When asked to testify in Muellers Russia probe, Trump should just say no. Based on the Monday New York Times story headlined The Questions Mueller Wants to Ask Trump About Obstruction, and What They Mean, by Matt Apuzzo and Michael S. Schmidt, many of the questions Mueller wants to ask President Trump are absurd. They are clearly a trap to establish a case for obstruction of justice or perjury. Virtually no one could answer these questions with any certainty of...
  • Special counsel hits snag in bringing a criminal case against Russians

    05/05/2018 1:20:36 AM PDT · by blueplum · 32 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | 4 May 2018 | Katelyn Polantz
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's office appears to be in an early stalemate in its efforts to bring a criminal case against Russians allegedly involved in Moscow's efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election. Although one Russian company indicted by Mueller in February, Concord Management and Consulting, has US attorneys and a court hearing scheduled, the special counsel's team hasn't been able to reach the company or its co-defendants. The Russian government's top legal office wouldn't accept paperwork from US law enforcement in the case, and the company has already hit back at Mueller by demanding more evidence and information. The...
  • Trump: Phony Polls Showing Me Losing to Clinton Were Voter Suppression

    05/04/2018 6:29:57 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 21 replies
    freebeacon ^ | May 4, 2018 | David Rutz
    President Donald Trump said Friday that polls showing him trailing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election were a form of voter suppression. Trump spoke at the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas, Texas, and he again recounted his upset victory over Clinton as a way to rev up the crowd. "You weren't sure that Trump was going to win, but you all went out there. You all went out there and you voted," Trump said. "I remember they came out with a lot of phony polls. You know what that's called? Suppression," he added. "They convince you that you're wasting...
  • Former Trump campaign aide meets with Senate panel in Russia probe

    05/01/2018 11:18:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | May 1, 2018 | By ALI DUKAKIS
    Former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo was on Capitol Hill Tuesday for a closed-door meeting with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators as part of the panel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Caputo worked for the Trump campaign from November 2015 to June 2016 as a political adviser. Speaking exclusively with ABC News upon his arrival Tuesday, Caputo once again disputed the notion the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians during the 2016 campaign. Im looking forward to talking to the Senate committee," Caputo told ABC News. "I hope its the last time Im asked to talk...
  • 'God damn you to hell,' Michael Caputo tells Senate intel panel

    05/02/2018 3:17:54 PM PDT · by Valpal1 · 94 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 05/01/2018 | Diana Correll
    Caputo called for an investigation of the investigators and said he wanted to know who was coordinating this attack on President Donald Trump. Forget about all the death threats against my family. I want to know who cost us so much money, who crushed our kids, who forced us out of our home, all because you lost an election, Caputo said. I want to know because God damn you to hell."
  • We must get to the bottom of Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 election (!)

    05/01/2018 12:32:03 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/01/18 | Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas)
    *SNIP As we learn more, it is becoming clear that the 2016 election was a crime scene. The 2018 election may be one too. We need answers to questions about how foreign adversaries compromised our democracy. Until a full picture emerges of what transpired, who was responsible, and whether they were aided by Americans, we must not relent in our efforts.