Skip to comments.10 Key Takeaways From The New York Times’ Error-Ridden Defense Of FBI Spying On Trump Campaign
Posted on 05/17/2018 9:03:43 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45
It's reasonable to assume that much of the new information in the New York Times report relates to leakers' fears about information that will be coming out in the inspector general report.
1. FBI Officials Admit They Spied On Trump Campaign This is a stunning admission for those Americans worried that federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies might use their powers to surveil, leak against, and target Americans simply for their political views or affiliations. As Sean Davis wrote, The most amazing aspect about this article is how blasé it is about the fact that the Obama admin was actively spying on four affiliates of a rival political campaign weeks before an election.
2. Terrified About Looming Inspector General Report Likewise, the admissions in this New York Times story are coming out now, years after selective leaks to compliant reporters, just before an inspector general report detailing some of these actions is slated to be released this month..By working with friendly reporters, these leaking FBI officials can ensure the first story about their unprecedented spying on political opponents will downplay that spying and even attempt to justify it.
(Excerpt) Read more at thefederalist.com ...
Under John Brennan, the CIA operated as an opposition research outfit for the Hillary Clinton campaign. It appears from leaked news stories in the British press that Brennans oafish spying on Trump began around April 2016, right after Trumps biggest primary victories. As it became urgently clear to Brennan that Trump was going to face off against Hillary, Brennan turned to intelligence partners in Europe for dirt on Trump. But they didnt have any, save some pretty skimpy material on contacts between Trump campaign officials and Russians
FBI Officials Admit They Spied On Trump Campaign:
Justice and FBI get to edit the report so what good will it be? Since they get to edit it I predict it will come out just before the next election and there will nothing but old news in it.
they get to suggest chanes-any changes can be made or ignored by OIG
Watergate was jaywalking comared to the crimes and corruption here.
They can redact anything the want under the guise of National Security. Ask Nunes, Gowdy, Grassley.
0. We are in a post-Constitutional America; they make i up as they go to protect the Swamp.
I can’t wait until this piece of shit Brennan meets a rope.
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