Skip to comments.F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims
Posted on 05/19/2018 4:32:28 AM PDT by Magnatron
President Trump accused the F.B.I. on Friday, without evidence, of sending a spy to secretly infiltrate his 2016 campaign for political purposes even before the bureau had any inkling of the phony Russia hoax.
In fact, F.B.I. agents sent an informant to talk to two campaign advisers only after they received evidence that the pair had suspicious contacts linked to Russia during the campaign. The informant, an American academic who teaches in Britain, made contact late that summer with one campaign adviser, George Papadopoulos, according to people familiar with the matter. He also met repeatedly in the ensuing months with the other aide, Carter Page, who was also under F.B.I. scrutiny for his ties to Russia.
The role of the informant is at the heart of the newest battle between top law enforcement officials and Mr. Trumps congressional allies over the F.B.I.s most politically charged investigations in decades. The lawmakers, who say they are concerned that federal investigators are abusing their authority, have demanded documents from the Justice Department about the informant.
Law enforcement officials have refused, saying that handing over the documents would imperil both the sources anonymity and safety. The New York Times has learned the sources identity but typically does not name informants to preserve their safety.
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You can tell the article is crap when it takes three reporters to write it.
That is a legitimate question. If the purpose of the spying was to discover Russian interference it had to have been applied consistently to both campaigns. But then if that were the case a plethora of actual infiltration and influence peddling would have been discovered in Hillary’s campaign. Since that clearly was not done, the question remains, “why was the Trump campaign spied on?”
Why didn’t they send super hero spies into the DNC to block the Russians from taking their “password”...
18 Dec 2016: UK Telegraph: ‘I was a Russian spy. So what?’ Former double agent says Britain does work with Kremlin amid Cambridge concerns
By Lydia Willgress
The whispers of espionage and double bluffs have reportedly been enough to make three experts resign from their positions as conveners of the academic forum - with many more arguing over the alleged links.
But the public and academics need to move away from the old John le Carré days because in certain areas British and Russian intelligence services collaborate, a Cambridge academic and former double agent has now claimed...
His comments came after Sir Richard Dearlove, the former MI6 chief, Stefan Halper, a former policy adviser at the White House, and leading espionage historian Peter Martland all allegedly resigned from their positions amid concerns about Kremlin-backed funding...
Revolution and sedition within the federal government!
We have 90% of the FBI, the DOJ and a big part of the other federal bureaucracies in open revolt and sedition against the President of the USA!
And hardly a peep about any of it from Attorney General Jeff Sessions!
THE TWO BIGGEST HOAXES OF MODERN TIMES
1. - Foisting an illegal immigrant Kenyan muslim on the nation as the 44th president
2. - Maneuvering Jeff Sessions into Donald Trump’s confidence and getting him appointed Attorney General
The funny part is with the full might of the federal government behind her, Hillary still lost.
Thats called Distinction Without a Difference. The NYT editors evidently didnt learn logical fallacies.
1. They ran a story on January 20, 2017 about the FBI using wiretaps in their investigation of the stupid "Russia collusion" narrative.
2. After Trump accused the Obama administration of "wire tapping" him in early March, the NYT ran a story on March 4, 2017 claiming that Trump had no evidence for this accusation.
3. What this graphic doesn't show you is that at least one NYT reporter (Michael Schmidt) is listed on BOTH stories.
"All the news that fit to print?" LMAO. The NYT staff demonstrates clearly right here that they themselves believe its own news shouldn't even be considered accurate.
The Old Gray Pravda
And why didn't they inform Trump about what they were doing?
Like when the USSR used Julius and Ethel Rosenberg to "investigate" the US development of the atomic bomb.
They can’t piss on us and tell us it’s raining
Bonnie and Clyde auditing bank security.
If this unnamed person didn’t tell Carter and Papadopolis who he was working for, then he was spying on them.
A person who spies is a spy.
The FBI leaders abused their power in doing this and if the justice system weren’t so sick, they would all end up in prison for it.
I know you already know that.
Where’s YOUR sign?
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