Skip to comments.Leakers to NYT Confirm FBI Ran Spy Operation Against Trump Campaign
Posted on 05/17/2018 5:04:08 AM PDT by Mount Athos
Leakers to the New York Times confirmed in a story published on Wednesday that the FBI had run a spy operation on the Trump campaign that involved government informants, secret subpoenas, and possible wiretaps.
The story comes ahead of the release of the pending Department of Justice inspector general report on the FBIs actions during the 2016 election, and likely is an attempt by the leakers to paint the FBIs efforts in the most flattering light possible.
But the story revealed that the FBI which is supposed to be an apolitical agency was spying on the Trump campaign through phone records and with at least one human asset.
The F.B.I. obtained phone records and other documents using national security letters a secret type of subpoena officials said. And at least one government informant met several times with Mr. Page and Mr. Papadopoulos, the Times reported, citing current and former officials.
The revelation of at least one government informant appears to confirm a Washington Post story last week in which leakers revealed that the FBI had a top secret intelligence source a U.S. citizen who likely lived overseas who had spied on members of the Trump campaign for the FBI.
The Posts report came out as House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) was fighting the Justice Department for access to information on the source.
According to the Wall Street Journals Kimberley Strassel, the source meant the FBI secretly had a person on the payroll who used his or her non-FBI credentials to interact in some capacity with the Trump campaign.
This would amount to spying, and it is hugely disconcerting, she wrote in a piece last Thursday.
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Here is the collusion in the election! against Trump! obviously done to block his election.
The NYT actually reported this ??
In the aftermath of Richard Nixons resignation, Watergate continued to claim victims.
The final toll included:
one presidential resignation
one vice-presidential resignation although Agnews crimes were unrelated to Watergate
40 government officials indicted or jailed
H.R. Haldeman and John Erlichman (White House staff), resigned 30 April 1973, subsequently jailed
John Dean (White House legal counsel), sacked 30 April 1973, subsequently jailed
John Mitchell, Attorney-General and Chairman of the Committee to Re-elect the President (CREEP), jailed
Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy (ex-White House staff), planned the Watergate break-in, both jailed
Charles Colson, special counsel to the President, jailed
James McCord (Security Director of CREEP), jailed
That was then. This is now.
If this had been about protecting American elections, the FBI would have warned the Trump campaign of potential “Russian interference”. They chose not to warn Team Trump.
They didn’t want to protect America; they wanted an excuse - a backup plan. This was about a Deep State coup against the lawfully elected President of the United States in the “unlikely” event that the unthinkable happened and their chosen insiders lost.
We need to demand that the Obama people be held to the same standards!
A spy among them....was he wired?
There was an extraordinary amount of leaking in the early days of his presidency.
The time came...no private employee phones in the Whitehouse.
At some point, the spy had to dismiss himself.
I think Papadopolis was the spy plus two companions.
So, did they have a similar operative or operatives in the Clinton campaign??
I don’t see how this can be played against the FBI other than negatively.
A real J Edgar Hoover moment.
They’re not “reporting” anything! They have been complicit in the whole scheme and are just trying to spin this in their favor. Only the idiots who believ they’re propaganda will be shocked by any of it!
Is Sessions out of bed yet??
It is called TREASON
Silence from CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, FAKEBOOK, TWITTER, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Topeka Capital-Journal, PBS, NPR, Tampa Times, Sacramento Bee, Boston Globe, St. Louis Post, Denver Post ...
...it’s all about Stormy.
CIA/DIA/FBI spied on the Trump Adminstration. There fixed it!
“The NYT actually reported this ??”
They have done their best to thwart Trump, they failed along with the Deep State traitors. The Train is about to leave the station due to Bulldog Nunes and Horowitz’s report coming due. MAYBE they are going to to TRY and play it straight when the $hit hits the fan.
......”against all enemies foreign and domestic.......” The democrat party are domestic enemies of the people and the Constitution.
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