Skip to comments.Watch John Brennan Desperately try to Set a Favorable Narrative, and Fail
Posted on 05/15/2019 12:33:20 PM PDT by EyesOfTX
Todays Campaign Update, Part II (Because The Campaign Never Ends)
The cornered rats are really scurrying for cover this week, and ex-CIA Director Dar Adol, er, John Brennan provided todays best example in an interview with MSNBCs favorite pet fake Republican, former Jeb! Bush operative Nicolle Wallace. During the course of this brief interview, Brennan admits that the CIA was indeed coordinating closely with the FBI in its spying operation that targeted Trump Campaign officials, and continued to push the narrative that none of this obvious spying was in fact spying. *sigh*
Heres the clip:
As a service to those of you who still like to read stuff, I spent 20 minutes of my life transcribing this clip verbatim. Ive also inserted comments contained within [ ] noting Brennans body language, which clearly indicates he is lying throughout this clip and is very self-conscious and frankly transparent about it. Here you go.
Nicolle Wallace: Who uses the word spying to describe lawful surveillance in a counterintelligence probe, other than Sean Hannity [snicker,snicker]?
Brennan: [clears throat] um,uh well William Barr, uh, clearly, and uh I think Donald Trump as well.
Brennan: uh, well, [closed eyes, hunched shoulders] I think theyre clearly trying [smiling with corners of mouth turned down] to, uh, imply, and to really [hunched shoulders, tucked chin, wiggling in seat] you know, uh,uh, indicate that there was uh, misuse [nods head, affirming the misuse] of authorities that was not the case [nods head again].
Does CIA spy? Yes. [nods head, affirming the spying] uh, do we spy against our foreign adversaries? Yes. [nods again] Do we spy against domestic individuals? No, we do not [nods head repeatedly during this, indicating deception]. We cuw we worked very closely [hunched shoulders] with the FBI[he just admitted CIA coordinated with the FBI to spy on the Trump Campaign], and when the Russians were trying to interfere in that election, and to change the outcome of it in their favor, we, the CIA and FBI, worked very collaboratively so that we could have that ability to see what the Russians were doing and who they were working with.
So when William Barr said spying, it clearly indicated that there was something that was inappropriate, if not illegal [nods head]. Nobody used the term spying when theyre referring to legitimate, predicated, authorized investigative actions that were part of the FBI. [Note how he leaves out the CIA in that passage.]
Wallace: Why do you think he uses it? Is it taunting, does it signal to the intelligence community that hes coming for you? Does it signal that hes watched too much Sean Hannity? What does that word mean inside the intelligence community?
Brennan: Well I think hes playing to Mr. Trump. I think throughout that testimony it was clear that what Mr. Barr was doing was try to say things and to try to characterize things [rapid eye-blinking throughout this] in a manner that was consistent with what Mr. Trump has said, but also very supportive of it. So, eh, and wh and when he responded to Kamala Harris and others on these issues [looks down and to the left] he thought about it and they asked him, well, was there spying? Well, well yeah, there was.[!]
Well, to me that really suggests that he already is [hunches shoulders, wiggles in seat, looks down and to the left] looking at things that w..uh..[hunches shoulders, nods head] really did not happen. It was predicated, it was legal, it was authorized [oh, so it DID happen?]. So if they want to take a look at the FISA practices [shakes head throughout] look at other things? [hunches shoulders, shakes head] uh, thats legitimate. There is a question about whether or not theres gonna be all these competing investigations and how thats gonna suck the air out of that whole environment [oh, like the past two years for example?] But its clear in my mind [looking down and to the left] that what Mr. Barr was suggesting was that the FBI [and the CIA?] was engaged in politically-motivated spying against one of the candidates.
So, over the last 10 days or so, we have seen Sally Yates, James Comey, James Baker, James Clapper and now John Brennan making very public efforts to create a favorable narrative for their behavior during 2016. This is being done in advance of the pending public release of the Horowitz Report on FISA abuse, and amid news of the advance of AG William Barrs own investigation into the origins of the spying operation against the Trump Campaign. Weve also seen Comey and Rod Rosenstein sniping at one another in public, and Comey and Brennan pointing fingers at each other over which of them insisted upon including the Steele Dossier in their FISA applications.
This is clearly a coordinated effort among these likely suspects, and may well indicate that a draft of the final Horowitz report began circulating about two weeks ago, sending the people named in it into a panic.
It seems to me that someone really should remind all of these skunks that they have the right to remain silent.
That is all.
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Bob Woodward tells an interesting story about the dossier John Brennan exposed
WOODWARD: What I found out recently is really quite surprising, is that the dossier (really a lot of garbage--
Mueller found out too,) is that early in the plot to build the intel community assessment on Russian
interference, in an early draft, they actually put the dossier on page two in kind of a breakout box,
Woodward said in a panel moderated by host Chris Wallace.
I think it was the CIA pushing this, he added. Real intel experts looked at this and said no, this is not intel,
this is garbage and they took it out. But in this process the idea that they would include something like that
in one of the great stellar intelligence assessments (as Mueller also found out) is highly questionable.
Needs to be investigated.
<><> the CIA pushed for the dossier's inclusion in the plot to build the intel assessment WRT Russian interference
<><> the intel assessment comes nearly a month after Sen Rand Paul, R-Ky weighed in,
<><> Rand was told ex-CIA Director John Brennan insisted the dossier be included in the report.
Thanks for the transcription
<><>former FBI Director James Comey,
<><>former CIA Director John Brennan,
<><> former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper,
<><>former Attorney General Loretta Lynch,
<><> Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates,
<><>former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe,
<><> former FBI agent Peter Strzok,
<><> former FBI lawyer Lisa Page,
<><> Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr,
<><> mastermind of the plot, Barack Obama,
<><> Obama's security advisor Susan Rice.
It is spying, and I’ll tell you exactly why based on conceptual logic, and not on verbal semantics.
If the FBI and CIA really thought that Russians were attempting to interfere, infiltrate, or sabotage a democrat campaign, they would have gone directly to the leadership of that campaign and informed them of the threat, and asked for their cooperation in discovering and capturing the foreign culprits.
Everyone with two brain cells to rub together knows intuitively what the primary over-arching objective was; get Trump. Not get the Russians.
Spy on him.
Send in trolls.
Even set up entire COUNTER INTELLIGENCE operations against him.
Not against the Russians. Against an American citizen running for office.
I am surprised that Andrew McCabe is not on the list.
No higher principle, no morals, no substance, no what are we really doing here. It's is this the best way to drive the "narrative."
You the ‘man’! Thanks for the time you put in to this!
Everyone knows this Muslim was in on Obamas plot to remove President Trump from office. Its only a matter of time before the brains behind the coup comes to light, and Valerie Jarrett is frog-marched out of Obamas bunker.
The month is still young.
It helps to remember......Democraps are no longer a party that sees govt as a way to help people.
Power-mad Democraps are a marauding, invasive force, waging war on we, a peaceful people.
One of the great things here is that the narrative has changed.
Of course, the Leftists are going to try to keep changing it to make people’s heads spin, but the fact is:
For the last several years, anyone who talked about surveillance taking place and such was dismissed universally on the left as a “Crackpot” or “Conspiracy Theorist”.
What is the meaning of “spying”!
This is significant. They couldn’t make it go away by dismissing it, and they think that wordsmithing this is going to flush it from their Leftist Punch Bowl.
And, would we be a bit surprised if Valerie Jarrett
was involved up to her neck?
McCabe has finally learned to shut up, or his prison cell might be less of a country club changing room and more of Bubba’s Homey Home.
It amazes me they are still shooting their mouths off, but this is what Leftists do.
Their default position is to double down. They aren’t smart enough to take the loss and move on.
Nicolle Wallace is one NASTY B@TCH!
IF Justice still prevails in this country, that list would be a good start as who should be in PRISON! But alas....I think Justice is now “Just Us”.
I am surprised that Andrew McCabe is not on the list.
I am too, but he has not been out there in recent weeks. Nor has Peter Strzok. This may indicate they are either cooperating witnesses now, or have received better advice from their lawyers than Comey, Brennan, et al have.
The very first presumption — that it was lawful — is a LIE.
FU as always Big Media, and your god the Fraud you rode in on!
Yeah and killing those people inconvenient to the Kenyan from Indonesia was necessary............
What colour is Brennan’s parachute?
Don’t know, but I think his jumpsuit should be orange and have a large ‘P’ on the back. I think that James Comey and a cast of hundreds who served under Oboogaloo and tried to illegally assist HillyBilly, should be outfitted from the same haberdasher.
Comrade Brennan and a host of others, the crowbar hotel keeps beckoning you.
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