Former CIA Director John Brennan personally edited a crucial section of the intelligence report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and assigned a political ally to take a lead role in writing it after career analysts disputed Brennan’s take that Russian leader Vladimir Putin intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump clinch the White House, according to two senior U.S. intelligence officials who have seen classified materials detailing Brennan’s role in drafting the document.Continue reading “Secret Report: How CIA’s Brennan overruled dissenting analysts who concluded Russia favored Hillary”
- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday released newly declassified documents
- Senate investigators seeking to obtain FBI notes, emails from summer 2016 detailing first interactions with Steele’s Russia research.
Amid the flurry of details about spying on Michael Flynn, lying to secret courts about Carter Page, leaking classified documents, and more, it’s easy to get lost in the muck. It’s important to stand back, identify the worst abuses, and explain why they matter for American democracy. These abuses didn’t simply follow each other; their targets, goals, and principal players overlapped. Taken together, they represent some of the gravest violations of constitutional norms and legal protections in American history. Whether you are Democrat or Republican, whether you like Donald Trump or loathe him, these violations matter.Continue reading “What the ‘Obamagate’ scandals mean and why they matter”
- Susan Rice’s bizarre Inauguration Day email about that meeting helps explain the campaign of leaks, lies, and obstruction that followed.
(TNS) Attorney General William Barr gave a wide-ranging interview to Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Wednesday, in which he discussed a great many things and provided lots of insight into various subjects.Continue reading “AG Barr on Spygate probe: ‘One of the greatest travesties in American history’ was committed against Donald Trump”
- Flynn collusion ruled out, Steele dossier debunked in January 2017, more than two years before Mueller announced it.