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  • The Maltese Phantom of Russiagate

    05/30/2018 12:07:33 PM PDT · by publana · 14 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | May 30, 2018 | Lee Smith
    In the shifting narratives of the Trump-Russia probe, a Maltese academic named Joseph Mifsud has remained a linchpin regarding claims of collusion. He is the professor who allegedly told Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos that the Russians had emails related to the Clinton campaign. The FBI says it opened its investigation in late July 2016 after Papadopoulos relayed that information to Australian diplomat Alexander Downer, and the Australians tipped off U.S. authorities. While some news accounts describe Mifsud as an accomplice to Russian clandestine operations or a “cut-out” (intermediary), others contend he is a full-fledged Russian spy. In an official...
  • This Maltese Professor May Hold The Key To When The FBI Really Began Surveilling The Trump Campaign

    05/16/2018 6:34:55 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 53 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | 5/15/18 | Margot Cleveland
    Did Joseph Mifsud use George Papadopoulos as a pawn to set up Donald Trump? Did he feed Papadopoulos information about Russia to see how the Trump campaign responded? What if Donald Trump is wrong? What if the Russia collusion investigation isn’t a witch hunt? What if it was a set-up—from the get-go? That’s one—maybe the most—logical conclusion to reach after gathering the crumbs dropped over the previous two years in light of the Washington Post’s story last week confirming the existence of a “top-secret intelligence source” involved in the 2016 presidential election.
  • CIA Crimes: How John Brennan Weaponized the CIA and FBI ... to Frame Trump—PART A

    08/23/2018 3:18:06 PM PDT · by LevonRiver · 45 replies
    Chalet Reports ^ | 22 August 2018 | Ashton Gray
    On or about Tuesday, 1 March 2016, CIA Director John Brennan flew to Moscow. He went to the offices of the Russian equivalent to the CIA, the Federal Security Service (FSB)—successor to the KGB—and he went “somewhere else” (yes, that’s exactly what Russia’s foreign ministry said about it). He did not to go to the foreign ministry. ... At almost the exact same time, in “late February or early March,” a world-class nobody living in London named George Papadopoulos somehow got his resumé pumped full of hot fluff by somehow becoming listed as a member of the London Centre of...
  • Profiles in Treason : John Brennan

    08/06/2018 12:17:20 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 34 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-06-18 | John Velisek
    CIA officials, including the upper echelons, are required to be apolitical.  The main purpose of the CIA is to gather intelligence on America’s enemies and guarantee the safety and security of the citizens of this country. The administration of CIA chief John Brennan came nowhere near meeting this standard. Brennan used the CIA to lies for political ideological goals. This has been shown earlier when Brennan used the CIA to conduct illegal surveillance of the Senate Intelligence Committee and then lied about it. This the same investigations that Brennan lied to Senator Feinstein about, and Brennan later apologized to the...
  • Repeating: FBI warned Clinton campaign last spring (2016) of cyberattack (She refused to help FBI)

    07/13/2018 5:08:37 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 17 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 28, 2016 | Michael Isikoff
    The FBI warned the Clinton campaign that it was a target of a cyberattack last March, just weeks before the Democratic National Committee discovered it had been penetrated by hackers it now believes were working for Russian intelligence, two sources who have been briefed on the matter told Yahoo News. One of the sources said agents conducting a national security investigation asked the Clinton campaign to turn over internal computer logs as well as the personal email addresses of senior campaign officials. But the campaign, through its lawyers, declined to provide the data, deciding that the FBI’s request for sensitive...
  • Adam Schiff Caught in HUGE LIE About Carter Page’s March 2016 Interview With FBI Officials

    06/07/2018 2:54:49 PM PDT · by detective · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 7, 2018 | Christina Laila
    Leaker, liar and ranking member of the House Intel Committee, Adam Schiff (D-CA) has some explaining to do. Carter Page says his interview with the FBI in March of 2016, before the Russia dossier was compiled, had nothing to do with Russian collusion or the Trump campaign, rather he was questioned about events that transpired in 2013 in a case where he was a witness in support of the FBI, reports Paul Sperry.
  • Reid Silent On Baffling Decision To Block Bipartisan IG-Empowering Bill

    03/18/2016 6:17:12 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 18, 2016 | Kathryn Watson
    Senate Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid  refuses to say why for months he has blocked a bipartisan bill designed to ensure inspectors general access all of the official documents they need to fight waste, fraud and abuse in the federal government. Three months ago, the Nevada senator blocked an attempt to pass Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley’s IG Empowerment Act with unanimous consent, which would make it crystal clear that the 1978 Inspector General Act gives presidentially appointed IGs authority to access all agency records for investigations and audits. Reid still refuses to change his position or explain his objections....
  • 'Blowback:' Clinton campaign planned to fire me over email probe, Obama Intel watchdog says

    11/28/2017 6:15:38 AM PST · by thinden · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/27/2017 | Catherine Herridge, Pamela K Browne, Cyd Upson
    A government watchdog who played a central role in the Hillary Clinton email investigation during the Obama administration told Fox News that he, his family and his staffers faced an intense backlash at the time from Clinton allies – and that the campaign even put out word that it planned to fire him if the Democratic presidential nominee won the 2016 election.
  • Complete list: GOP bosses, liberal billionaires, sole Dem at #NeverTrump meeting

    03/10/2016 8:47:11 AM PST · by blueyon · 51 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 3/09/16 | Timothy Whiteman
    According to the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica, the word cabal is defined as a private organization or party engaged in secret intrigues. In the wake of Donald Trump's near clean sweep of the March 8 GOP primaries and caucus, the anti-Trump secret meeting recently held in Georgia certainly fits the definition. In what may be the most curious presidential race in the history of the United States, Anusha Asif of Tech News Today reports on Mar. 8, 2016, many of the Congressional leadership of the Republican Party have met on March 7 with a who's who of liberal billionaires behind closed...
  • Huffington Post: At Secretive Meeting, Tech CEOs And Top Republicans Commiserate, Plot To Stop Trump

    03/07/2016 8:21:06 PM PST · by GeaugaRepublican · 333 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 03/07/2016 | Ryan Grim,
    "Billionaires, tech CEOs and top members of the Republican establishment flew to a private island resort off the coast of Georgia this weekend for the American Enterprise Institute's annual World Forum, according to sources familiar with the secretive gathering. The main topic at the closed-to-the-press confab? How to stop Republican front-runner Donald Trump. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google co-founder Larry Page, Napster creator and Facebook investor Sean Parker, and Tesla Motors and SpaceX honcho Elon Musk all attended. So did Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), political guru Karl Rove, House Speaker Paul Ryan, GOP Sens. Tom Cotton (Ark.), Cory...
  • Byron York: When did Trump-Russia probe begin? Investigators focus on mystery months

    05/22/2018 9:46:52 AM PDT · by bitt · 36 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 5/21/2018 | BYRON YORK
    Revelations that an FBI informant insinuated himself into the Trump campaign have led some congressional investigators to rethink their theories on how and why former President Barack Obama's Justice Department began investigating the 2016 Trump presidential effort. Most reporting has focused on the July 31, 2016, creation of a document formally marking the beginning of the FBI counterintelligence probe targeting the Trump campaign. The document, known as the electronic communication, or EC, is said to have focused on the case of George Papadopoulos, the peripheral Trump adviser who has pleaded guilty to lying to special counsel Robert Mueller about his...
  • John Brennan and Baltic Spies Teamed Up to Defeat Trump

    03/28/2017 6:54:17 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 20 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 03/28/17 | GEORGE NEUMAYR
    The origin of the Obama administration’s investigation of imaginary Trump-Russia collusion remains murky, but this much is clear: John Brennan, Obama’s Trump-hating CIA director, stands at the center of it. Brennan pushed for a multi-agency investigation of the Trump campaign, using as his pretext alleged intelligence from an unnamed Baltic state. That “intelligence” was supplied at the very moment Baltic officials had their own political motivation to smear Trump. “Last April, the CIA director was shown intelligence that worried him. It was – allegedly – a tape recording of a conversation about money from the Kremlin going into the US...
  • Crossfire Hurricane: Category Five Political Espionage

    05/18/2018 8:58:05 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 35 replies
    https://spectator.org ^ | May 18, 2018 | George Neumayr
    The gathering winds for Crossfire Hurricane, after all, came largely from that blowhard. Panicking at the sight of Donald Trump’s 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 CIA’s 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 Carson’s 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...
  • Clinton email reveals: Google sought overthrow of Syria's Assad

    03/20/2016 7:32:41 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 77 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 3/19/16 | RUDY TAKALA
    Google in 2012 sought to help insurgents overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to State Department emails receiving fresh scrutiny this week. Messages between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's team and one of the company's executives detailed the plan for Google to get involved in the region. "Please keep close hold, but my team is planning to launch a tool ... that will publicly track and map the defections in Syria and which parts of the government they are coming from," Jared Cohen, the head of what was then the company's "Google Ideas" division, wrote in a July 2012...
  • Justice Dept. charges Minnesota FBI agent for leaking secret document to news outlet

    03/28/2018 2:36:43 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | March 28, 2018 | By Stephen Montemayor
    A former Minneapolis FBI agent has been charged after allegedly leaking secret documents to a national news reporter, according to federal criminal charges filed in Minnesota this week. The charges, filed by prosecutors for the Justice Department’s National Security Division, are the first to come in Minnesota since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a broad crackdown on government leaks last year. A two-page felony information, a charging document that typically signals an imminent guilty plea, outlines two counts filed against Terry J. Albury of unlawfully disclosing and retaining national defense information. Albury is accused of sharing a document on assessing...
  • In March 2016 Carter Page Was an FBI Employee – In October 2016 FBI Told FISA Court He’s a Spy

    02/05/2018 3:16:11 PM PST · by MNDude · 64 replies
    In 2013 Carter Page was working as an under-cover employee (UCE) of the FBI, helping them to build a case against “Evgeny Buryakov”. In March 2016 Carter Page remained their informant pre-trial. [Note – Pay attention to the names in the following citations]
  • Hah! Sensitive FBI Agent Resigns Cuz People Write Mean Things — Buh-Bye Snowflake

    02/03/2018 2:57:57 PM PST · by markomalley · 53 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/3/18 | Jim Hoft
    Josh Campbell wrote quit the FBI this week. Then he wrote an op-ed for The New York Times where he complained about people exposing the corruption and criminal acts by agency leaders. Maybe the FBI wasn’t a good fit for Josh? The New York Times thinks we should all stop picking on the FBI and let them continue their coup. The liberal media is especially upset with President Trump for questioning the agency and the DOJ over their special counsel witch hunt.Try to read this and not laugh out loud.Axios reported: Josh Campbell, a special agent at the FBI, resigned...
  • Castro Brother: Hillary's Been Cleared By Justice Department

    03/06/2016 9:20:35 AM PST · by Nachum · 111 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 3/6/16 | Daniel Halper
    Rep. Joaquin Castro, the twin brother of HUD secretary Julian Castro, claimed this morning on CNN that Hillary Clinton had been cleared by the Justice Department:
  • On Notice – Senator Chuck Grassley Sends Letters Requesting Information…

    01/26/2018 8:48:00 PM PST · by bitt · 36 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 1/26/2018 | SUNDANCE
    WASHINGTON – As part of their ongoing oversight efforts to ensure that the FBI’s law enforcement activities are free of improper political influence, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) yesterday sent six letters seeking information and documents regarding Christopher Steele’s work on behalf of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary for America. The letters seek information and documents relating to those political organizations’ knowledge of and involvement in Mr. Steele’s work and his reported interactions with the FBI while he was working on behalf of these political organizations....