Skip to comments.SAMANTHA POWER DENIES SERIAL UNMASKING
Posted on 10/17/2017 9:31:48 PM PDT by bitt
It has been reported that Samantha Power, while serving as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, requested or initiated a request for more than 260 unmaskings of Americans whose conversations were picked up during surveillance. But today, according to Rep. Trey Gowdy, Power denied making anything close to that number of unmasking requests.
Here is what Gowdy told Fox News Bret Baier:
BAIER: You are also looking, and have talked to the former Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power. We reported that she requested or her officer requested 260 plus efforts to unmask, in other words, get who was talking about picked up in surveillance. How did she answer that question? Why so many?
GOWDY: Well, Ill tell you broadly, Bret, I think if she was on your show, she would say those attempt to unmask may have been attributed to her. But they greatly exceed, by an exponential factor, the number of requests that she actually made.
I assume Gowdy is accurately characterizing Powers testimony. I dont assume Power is telling the truth, but she may be.
If she is, I agree with Gowdy who also told Baier, Weve got to get to the bottom of that. Did the alleged unmaskings incorrectly attributed to Power actually occur? If so, who was responsible for them and how did the unmaskings come to be incorrectly attributed to Power?
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“It has been reported . . . .”
Now there’s a phrase that ought to spark great confidence!
Another rabbit hole. The only option left is to strip to the minimum what the intel community can do. They can’t be trusted, obviously.
samantha power would deny being a woman if she thought it would benefit her
that’s still the same comment from the same source. gowdy said it on foxnews, and those are two reports of the original report.
but it’s not necessarily confirmation, as such. .
I don’t trust Gowdy.
I guess she looked around at the Clintons and decided not to take the fall. The next question will be if it was Obama or Clinton people who falsified the requests.
A: Sessions, Sessions, Sessions?
B: Oh, he’s sick.
Being an Obunga insider, very doubtful.
Hans Blix is on the case.
It’s a shame that nobody keeps records in the government...then we’d know for sure. /sarc
Wherher she unmasked 26 or 260 makes no difference, this is a fracking crime. sheesh. What the heck are we discussing here?
Her husband is Cass Sunstein...
Who was her top aide and second in command?
Church lady voice : “Was it ... PU-tin?”
Either she did or she didn’t. This isn’t that hard. If an intelligence official made them in her name?...This would mean collusion on many levels defrauding the FISA court. More than a minor problem.
This scandal just grows and grows! Either she is lying to the House committee OR someone else was making numerous “unmasking” requests in her name — and/or someone in an extremely sensitive position in the intel community was cooperating in this massive abuse of the process (to allow unmaskings while someone attributed them in the records to the wrong official).
Wow, if only we had an Attorney General who was worth more than a warm cup of spit!!
Trey Gowdy = Mr. Worthless.
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