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The Trump-Russian thing is a fictional plot to destroy Trump- and it all points to Ben Rhodes
Flopping Aces ^ | 04-04-17 | DrJohn

Posted on 04/04/2017 10:40:57 AM PDT by Starman417

We now know that Susan Rice is the person who asked that Trump, his family and campaign aides be unmasked. Despite the pleadings to the contrary, she knows she's done something very wrong. If not, she wouldn't have lied straight out about it.

On "PBS NewsHour" on March 22, Judy Woodruff asked Rice about Nunes' claims.

"I know nothing about this," Rice responded at the time. "I was surprised to see reports from Chairman Nunes on that count today."

"So, today, I really don't know to what Chairman Nunes was referring, but he said that whatever he was referring to was a legal, lawful surveillance, and that it was potentially incidental collection on American citizens," added Rice, who went on to criticize Trump for his accusation that Obama wiretapped him during the presidential campaign.

Rice has a well established reputation for being a liar.

Predictably, the media has leaped to her defense. Then again, while the media has been fixated on Trump (and we will soon see why) it has largely ignored that leaking of the Flynn transcript is a violation of the Espionage Act. Intelligence officials have said that Flynn is not guilty of any criminal wrongdoing.

A current U.S. intelligence official tells NPR's Mary Louise Kelly that there is no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the transcripts of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, although the official noted that doesn't rule out the possibility of illegal actions.

The official also says that there are recordings as well as transcripts of the calls, and that the transcripts don't suggest Flynn was acting under orders in his conversations.

If he did nothing wrong, why was he unmasked and then why was the transcript leaked?

Rice's interest in Trump seems to have begun in July and then peaked after the election.

Without any question it is an orchestrated plan to destroy the Trump Presidency. Rice not only ordered unmasking, but she also demanded "detailed spread sheets" on Trump phone calls.

Former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice ordered U.S. spy agencies to produce “detailed spreadsheets” of legal phone calls involving Donald Trump and his aides when he was running for president, according to former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova.

“What was produced by the intelligence community at the request of Ms. Rice were detailed spreadsheets of intercepted phone calls with unmasked Trump associates in perfectly legal conversations with individuals,” diGenova told The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group Monday.

“The overheard conversations involved no illegal activity by anybody of the Trump associates, or anyone they were speaking with,” diGenova said. “In short, the only apparent illegal activity was the unmasking of the people in the calls.”

But it's a little farther down in the story that the nugget emerges:
Also on Monday, Fox News and Bloomberg News, citing multiple sources reported that Rice had requested the intelligence information that was produced in a highly organized operation. Fox said the unmasked names of Trump aides were given to officials at the National Security Council (NSC), the Department of Defense, James Clapper, President Obama’s Director of National Intelligence, and John Brennan, Obama’s CIA Director.

Joining Rice in the alleged White House operations was her deputy Ben Rhodes, according to Fox.

There it is. Ben Rhodes.

To refresh your memory, Ben Rhodes is the fiction writer  with "no real-world experience" who somehow became a Deputy National Security Adviser. Ben Rhodes is also the brother of CBS News President David Rhodes, which explains a lot of the media coverage. I've written about Rhodes before. Rhodes is also the mastermind of the misleading  "It was the video" Benghazi talking points.

But there's more.

(Excerpt) Read more at ...

TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: rhodes; rice; russia; trump

1 posted on 04/04/2017 10:40:57 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

Broad failure.

Describes PIAPS to a “T”

2 posted on 04/04/2017 10:44:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Starman417
Problem....all the unmasked names were Trump and/or his associates.

Since everyone coordinated with Trump in the Tower...the Tower cannot be excluded as a place subjected to surveillance.

These people were being tracked...and for no security reason...therefore, it WAS unlawful.

3 posted on 04/04/2017 10:45:41 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Starman417

Wasn’t there a famous rat named Ben?

4 posted on 04/04/2017 10:46:40 AM PDT by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper.)
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To: Starman417
And who ordered Rice to do this? I'd put it on either Valerie Jarrett or even the former President himself.
5 posted on 04/04/2017 10:48:30 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Starman417

This really is all about the nepotism between the far left that dominates government and the far left that dominates mainstream media.

A bunch of know-nothings and do-nothings making themselves rich while bungling their way through life, throwing up massive amounts of bullshit and the media organs dutifully spoon-feed to an incredibly stupid population...a population made that way by their far left friends that dominate the education structure. Morons all. And because of it we have a collapsing, decrepit old nation.

6 posted on 04/04/2017 10:49:22 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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Obama’s Admin may have started it, but lots of Republicans like Graham, Ryan, McCain, Haley, Cheney also poured fuel on the fire to hurt Trump. Nikki Haley was disloyal to Trump when she made that statement the other day.

7 posted on 04/04/2017 10:52:53 AM PDT by TakebackGOP
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To: Sacajaweau

Everybody up to and including the janitors in Trump Tower know about this. The question is what is going to be done about it? The Marxists will do everything to delay and obfuscate until they can get back in a position of some power and then sweep it down the memory hole or turn it over to Winston Smith and Julia.

8 posted on 04/04/2017 10:53:09 AM PDT by Don Corleone (.leave the gun, take the canolis, take it to the mattress.)
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To: Starman417
This is like peeling away a big ol sweet vidella onion. Keeps gettin bigger and bigger and bigger.

No freakin wonder why the democrats FREAKED out over Trump's election. They knew he now was privy to national intelligence.

Thank you Lord

9 posted on 04/04/2017 11:01:31 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: TakebackGOP

I know that Nikki Haley was nevertrump during the election but I hadn`t heard about any recent comments. Do you have details?

10 posted on 04/04/2017 11:08:24 AM PDT by mbrfl
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11 posted on 04/04/2017 11:15:51 AM PDT by TakebackGOP
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To: TakebackGOP

I`ve always wondered why Trump picked her to be part of his administration. Maybe he did it to reward the SC Leiutenant Governor who had supported him in the election?

12 posted on 04/04/2017 11:20:11 AM PDT by mbrfl
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To: mbrfl

I don’t know either.

13 posted on 04/04/2017 11:23:46 AM PDT by TakebackGOP
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To: \/\/ayne

Yes. Michal Jackson wrote a song about him.

14 posted on 04/04/2017 11:37:31 AM PDT by jazminerose (Adorable Deplorable)
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To: Starman417

Great article. Thank you for posting. The pieces fit perfectly now.

15 posted on 04/04/2017 11:39:08 AM PDT by jazminerose (Adorable Deplorable)
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To: Starman417



16 posted on 04/04/2017 11:43:29 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: \/\/ayne
Susan Rice to Ben Rhodes:

Ben, the two of us need look no more
We both found what we were looking for...


17 posted on 04/04/2017 11:50:10 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (The 1st Amendment gives the People the right to a free press, not CNN the right to the 1st question.)
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To: Starman417

There’s that name again, Ben Rhodes. A know nothing Peasant, elevated to High Stature, just like his boss was, for accomplishing Nothing on Merit.

18 posted on 04/04/2017 4:24:59 PM PDT by Pagey (8 years of MISERY, Thanks to Valerie Jarrett. Wretched human.)
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