Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Declassified Congressional Report: James Clapper Lied About Dossier Leaks To CNN
The Federalist ^ | April 27, 2018 | by Sean Davis

Posted on 04/27/2018 11:32:54 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Buried within a newly declassified congressional report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections is a shocking revelation: former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper not only leaked information about the infamous Steele dossier and high-level government briefings about it to CNN, he also may have lied to Congress about the matter.

In one of the findings within the 253-page report, the House intelligence committee wrote that Clapper leaked details of a dossier briefing given to then-President-elect Donald Trump to CNN’s Jake Tapper, lied to Congress about the leak, and was rewarded with a CNN contract a few months later.

“Clapper flatly denied ‘discussing[ing] the dossier [compiled by Steele] or any other intelligence related to Russia hacking of the 2016 election with journalists,'” the committee found.

When asked directly whether he had ever discussed the dossier with any journalists, Clapper replied that he had not, according to a transcript of the proceedings:

MR. ROONEY: Did you discuss the dossier or any other intelligence related to Russia hacking of the 2016 election with journalists?

MR. CLAPPER: No.

(Excerpt) Read more at thefederalist.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clapper; clintonnonnews; cnn; deepstate; doj; fbi; jaketapper; jamesclapper; mediawingofthednc; nsa; obamagate; partisanmediashills; perjury; presstitutes; smearmachine; steeledossier; tapper; witchhunt
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-30 next last

1 posted on 04/27/2018 11:32:54 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Which is worse: Lying to congress or lying to the FBI?


2 posted on 04/27/2018 11:35:10 AM PDT by robroys woman (So you're not confused, I'm using my wife's account.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer
And this on top of Comey’s disastrous performance in his interview with Brett Baier last night.
3 posted on 04/27/2018 11:36:09 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Clapper lied to Congress.

Brennan lied to Congress.

Rice lied to Congress.

Seems to be a pattern among the Kenyanesian Usurpation’s participants.


4 posted on 04/27/2018 11:37:00 AM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Geez, that can get you in real trouble if you’re a Republican.


5 posted on 04/27/2018 11:39:34 AM PDT by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Stickim in prison

And let him catch The Clap


6 posted on 04/27/2018 11:40:23 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey brainwashed students . . . where's your "outrage" @FBI? @BrowardSheriff? DO SOMETHING!!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Steely Tom

+1


7 posted on 04/27/2018 11:42:34 AM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: Lurkinanloomin

The end justifies the means. Any lie to get to the Statism they promise, is a good deed.


8 posted on 04/27/2018 11:42:53 AM PDT by griswold3 (Just another unlicensed nonconformist in am dangerous Liberal world.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: robroys woman

So what, says the liar. I will walk, as always.....”Move along, stupid Americans. You are not in control.”


9 posted on 04/27/2018 11:44:09 AM PDT by gathersnomoss
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: mojito

IMHO, it crystal clear that the briefing by Comey on the Steel garbage was a setup and the start of the democrat insurance plan if Trump won the election.
Its time to lock them all up for treason.


10 posted on 04/27/2018 11:44:17 AM PDT by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

“When asked directly whether he had ever discussed the dossier with any journalists, Clapper replied that he had not.”

Are there any journalists at CNN?


11 posted on 04/27/2018 11:46:03 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy (We)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Assuming the dossier was a hoax and pretext for an investigation (I believe is was), all the conspirators should be sued for costs incurred in the investigation and to cover all the legal fees incurred by anyone forced to defend them selves. The damages could exceed $100 million. Certain media outlets should be sued along with the obvious conspirators.


12 posted on 04/27/2018 11:47:32 AM PDT by Gahanna Bob
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

What beer was served at the putsch?


13 posted on 04/27/2018 11:49:42 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: robroys woman

Both of them lie to the people.


14 posted on 04/27/2018 11:58:00 AM PDT by Rusty0604 (1)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Where is Alfred E. Sessions?


15 posted on 04/27/2018 12:05:17 PM PDT by tennmountainman ("Prophet Mountainman" Predicter Of All Things RINO...for a small fee.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Gahanna Bob

Suing the conspirators is a great idea.

The money has been paid (mostly to lawyer friends) and that should be traced and recovered as well.

James Clapper is the poorest excuse for a man/director/general/ I have ever seen in the military or politics.
A good example of the “Peter Principal” not occurring early enough in his career. He should have been passed over for Major when he was flying around watching real pilots fly.

A true reprobate. His picture should be in the dictionary next to the definition!

I truly dislike the jerk.


16 posted on 04/27/2018 12:08:09 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: All

DC, swarming with D.C.riminals


17 posted on 04/27/2018 12:29:30 PM PDT by veracious (UN = OIC = Islam ; Dems may change USAgov completely, just amend USConstitution)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 16 | View Replies]

To: Oldeconomybuyer

He’s a KNOWN LIAR TO CONGRESS!!!

He’s a Democrat...they LIE....it’s what they DO! That and RUIN PEOPLE!


18 posted on 04/27/2018 12:32:09 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: gathersnomoss

Democrats are LAW-LESS because Republicans are BALL-LESS!!!!


19 posted on 04/27/2018 12:33:34 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 9 | View Replies]

To: A_Former_Democrat

"Stickim in prison And let him catch The Clap"

And if any of Clapper's aides get thrown into prison with him, let 'em all catch AIDS.

20 posted on 04/27/2018 12:45:47 PM PDT by Songcraft ("Pray without ceasing." 1 Thessalonians 5:17)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-30 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson