Skip to comments.CIA Director Pompeo slams NY Times for outing covert officer
Posted on 07/20/2017 9:09:50 PM PDT by Robwin
CIA Director Mike Pompeo blasted the New York Times Thursday for publishing the name of the undercover officer in charge of the agency's Iran operations.
During a question-and-answer session at the Aspen Security Forum, an annual gathering of intelligence and national security officials and experts, Pompeo said the decision to publish the operative's name was "unconscionable." The audience applauded his statement after a brief period of silence.
The operative's name, which Fox News is withholding, was published in a June 2 story. The Times said it was publishing the name because the officer had previously been identified in other news reports and because the operative is "leading an important new administration initiative against Iran."
The Times story cited "current and former intelligence officials," who the report said spoke on condition of anonymity because the officer was undercover.
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The nyt is full of traitors. I will be glad when they are gone.
Every day this happens. Selling out America for a newspaper story. It’s disgraceful, it’s an act of national vandalism. That they wear this as a badge of whatever they think they are is testament to their wish to destroy America and what America has invested her resources into.
The the rate the New York Times is downsizing and dumping editors it shouldn’t be too long before they’re history.
We’ll have a party...
The CIA is capable of taking down a couple of NYT editors during a “random street robbery gone wrong”.
Trump now has all he needs to shut down the NY Times.
Remember this next time the MSM cries that their safety has been endangered by a cartoon gif image on Twitter.
“CIA Director Mike Pompeo blasted”
The jokes just write themselves.
This was done on orders from Obama in order to keep his Iranian money laundering private and his treasonous nuke deal in place.
How about Pompeo had the reporter and editor arrested?
Investor's Business Daily questioned Fitzgerald's truthfulness in an editorial, stating "From top to bottom, this has been one of the most disgraceful abuses of prosecutorial power in this country's history...The Plame case proves [Fitzgerald] can bend the truth with the proficiency of the slickest of pols." This is what you get from a politically motivated prosecutor.
Is history going to repeat itself with President Trump? Is prosecuter Meuller going to ignore the real criminals and trump up a charge against Trump? According to Lou Dobbs, who spoke to Lars Larson tonight, we have a corrupt special prosecutor with a political agenda. Is it time for Trump to fire Meuller?
Hangings all the way around for the culprit, & all of his/her frineds. :)
Pick an acknowledged problematic area, for example the IRS, and focus on it like a laser.
Gloves off, all committee invitations gone, just let it rain subpoena after subpoena. That under oath thingy is far too underutilized.
N.B., Recall Holder as AG and Fast n Furious remains under the rug still.
“The CIA is capable of taking down a couple of NYT editors during a random street robbery gone wrong.”
Doubt it. The CIA is not capable of executing wet work anymore. You have to go to the Clinton Foundation to get a task like that completed.
OK, so where in the H is Sessions on appointing a “Fitzgerald” special counsel to go after the leaker? If it could be justified for a person no longer doing covert work, this would be a slam dunk on a 4 foot high net. Even a legal midget could get it done. Consider she even did an interview with Variety where she described her work before this whole thing broke.
Jeff Sessions, please pick up the white courtesy phone.
Will the CIA even go after the NYTs? Time for Sessions to file charges not crawl away with his pet Turtle (McConnell) and Eddie Munster (Paul Ryan)
Exactly. When should we hear this happening?
Valerie Plame was not even a covert agent, and look at the fallout that resulted from her name being released.
At least as much attention should be directed at illuminating just who was the perpetrator of this name release.
NYT is begging to die. Not because of government action, but between fake news and inappropriate release of confidential information, they destroy any shred of their own integrity.
Why does the NYT even know a covert operative’s name?
Paging Scooter Libby, Scooter Libby please pick up the white courtesy phone.
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