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Whistleblower Exposes Key Player in FBI Russia Probe: "It was all a Set-up"
Sara Carter ^ | August 27, 2018 | Sara Carter

Posted on 08/27/2018 4:07:40 PM PDT by Cboldt

Adam Lovinger, a former Defense Department analyst ... a whistleblower, is now battling to save his career. The Pentagon suspended his top-secret security clearance May 1, 2017, when he exposed through an internal review that Stefan Halper, who was then an emeritus Cambridge professor, had received roughly $1 million in tax-payer funded money to write Defense Department foreign policy reports, his attorney Sean Bigley said. Before Lovinger's clearance was suspended he had taken a detail to the National Security Council as senior director for strategy. He was only there for five months before he was recalled to the Pentagon, stripped of his prestigious White House detail, and ordered to perform bureaucratic make-work in a Pentagon annex Bigley calls "the land of misfit toys." ...

Bigley suspects it was more than the Clinton-connected contracts adding, "Mr. Lovinger unwittingly shined a spotlight on the deep state’s secret weapon - Stefan Halper - and threatened to expose the truth about the Trump-Russia collusion narrative than being plotted: that it was all a set-up."

(Excerpt) Read more at saraacarter.com ...


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Some new names to toss into the mix ...
1 posted on 08/27/2018 4:07:40 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: LucyT; Liz; GregNH; bitt

FYI


2 posted on 08/27/2018 4:10:30 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: GOPJ; Jane Long; MinuteGal; jsanders2001; V K Lee; HarleyLady27; stephenjohnbanker; ...
Explains the goofy OMG! face on the goon-faced Halfrican when he met the impressive president-elect.
The dirt Hillary was supposed to sweep under the rug is now in the hands of the man the Halfrican tried to destroy.

"After all we did for her, that lousy Hillary lost. "How’m I gonna get out of the mess I’m in?"
"I know, we’ll invent Russian collusion..lie like crazy...setup Trump to take the blame.”

3 posted on 08/27/2018 4:12:42 PM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: Cboldt

This is a job for...never mind.


4 posted on 08/27/2018 4:12:43 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Hmmm.)
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To: All

PROOF POSITIVE THAT OBAMA KNEW

Obama’s CYA maneuver of January 3, 2017-——the signing of NSA Data-Sharing Order Section 2.3 by AG Lynch —— is the coupe d’etat to blow out The Deep State. Obama’s after-the-fact ex/order contains some unusual language particularly the convoluted language WRT “The Strategic Delay of Section 2.3 of Obama’s Executive Order 12333”:

NOTE WELL: Prior to the formal signing of Section 2.3, greater latitude ALREADY existed within the White House in regards to collection of information – especially in relation to the Trump Campaign. However, once signed, Section 2.3 granted broad latitude to inter-agency sharing of information.

But by the time Obama’s new executive order was signed on January 3, 2017, all that information was already in the possession of Obama White House.

Thus, Susan Rice’s January 20, 2017 email to herself takes on an even greater significance b/c no one was ever supposed to know about the REAL meaning of Obama’s retroactive CYA.....until Rice stupidly laid it all out in an official email.

cont


5 posted on 08/27/2018 4:15:14 PM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: Cboldt
Lovinger, who is married with three children and is the family’s primary breadwinner, has been living off the generosity of family members since his pay was removed.

Madness.

6 posted on 08/27/2018 4:16:53 PM PDT by CaptainK ("no collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker")
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cont

When Susan Rice stupidly wrote a CYA memo to herself, she inadvertently confessed to a series of crimes that added the time line and inferences about what the outgoing Obama administration illegally concealed from incoming President Trump and his aides.

CYA memos are rarely a good idea. Most often, they reveal things the author never intended——ala Susan Rice’s now-infamous email to herself.

powerlineblog.com

WHY SUSAN RICE WROTE AN EMAIL TO HERSELF........the extraordinary email Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan Rice wrote to herself at 12:15 on January 20, 2017........within minutes of President Trump’s inauguration must have been her last act, more or less, before she vacated the White House. So obviously the email was important to her. But why would it be important to send an email to herself (the only person copied was one of her aides)?

If you read the email, along with Senator Grassley’s letter to Rice, it is obvious that it is a CYA memo. But the question is, whose A is being C’d?

Most attention, so far, has focused on the first two paragraphs of the email, which describe a meeting that occurred around two weeks earlier. The participants included
<><>Barack Obama,
<><>Joe Biden,
<><>James Comey,
<><> Sally Yates–who turns up like a bad penny whenever skulduggery is afoot–
<><>and Rice:

Rice made sure to underscore that Obama began the conversation by stressing his continued commitment to ensuring that every aspect of this issue is handled by the Intelligence and law enforcement communities “by the book”. Rice writes Obama stressed that he is not asking about, initiating or instructing anything from a law enforcement perspective. He reiterated that our law enforcement team needs to proceed as it normally would by the book.

This is pure boilerplate.

It represents, obviously, the company line. But Rice did not write her email to cover Barack Obama’s rear end. If she or anyone else had wanted to document the claim that Obama said to proceed “by the book,” the appropriate course would have been an official memo that copied others who were present and would have gone into the file. (My guess is that such a memo was written, but we haven’t seen it.)

The important part of the email is not the paragraph that purports to exonerate Obama, but the paragraphs that follow: “From a national security perspective, however, President Obama said he wants to be sure that, as we engage with the incoming team, we are mindful to ascertain if there is any reason that we cannot share information fully as it relates to Russia.”

The next paragraph of the email remains classified and has been redacted. The email concludes:
The President asked Comey to inform him if anything changes in the next few weeks that should affect how we share classified information with the incoming team. Comey said he would.

CONCLUSION Why did Susan Rice send herself an email purporting to document this part of the meeting? Because she was C’ing her own A. Rice was nervous about the fact that, at the president’s direction, she had failed to “share information fully as it relates to Russia” with President Trump’s incoming national security team.

Her actions violated longstanding American tradition. Outgoing administrations have always cooperated in the transition to a new administration, whether of the same or the opposing party, especially on matters relating to national security.

Susan Rice is far from the brightest bulb on the tree, but she was well aware that by concealing facts ostensibly relating to national security from her counterpart in the new administration–General Michael Flynn–she was, at a minimum, violating longstanding civic norms.

If she actually lied to Flynn, she could have been accused of much worse. So Rice wanted to be able to retrieve her email, if she found herself in a sticky situation, and tell the world that she hid relevant facts about Russia from the new administration on Barack Obama’s orders.

What were the secrets that Obama wanted to keep from the new administration? We can easily surmise that the fact that the Steele memo was paid for by the Democratic Party; that the FBI had to some degree collaborated with Steele; that the Clinton campaign had fed some of the fake news in the dossier to Steele; and that Comey’s FBI had used Steele’s fabrications as the basis for FISA warrants to spy on the Trump campaign were among the facts that Obama and his minions didn’t want Michael Flynn and Donald Trump to know. Susan Rice, we can infer, was told to keep these secrets, and if anyone ever asked why she had failed to disclose them to Michael Flynn and others on Trump’s team, or even lied to those people, she would have the defense that President Obama ordered her to do it.

There may be more to it than this. The redacted paragraph likely contains more information about what it was that Rice wasn’t supposed to tell the Trump team. One of these days, we will learn what was blacked out.

The fact that Michael Flynn was Susan Rice’s counterpart in the incoming administration may also be significant. We know that the FBI agents who interviewed General Flynn–even Peter Strzok!–reported that they didn’t think he had lied about anything. And yet, Obama’s DOJ and Bob Mueller’s “investigation”–basically a continuation of Obama’s corrupt Department of Justice under another, less accountable name–persecuted Flynn to the point where he finally pled guilty to a single count of lying to the FBI in order, as he says, to end the madness and the financial drain.

Why were the Democrats so determined to discredit General Flynn? Perhaps because they wanted to pre-empt any outrage that may otherwise have followed on revelations that the Obama administration’s National Security Advisor hid important facts from her successor during the transition, and may have lied to him about those facts, in violation of all American tradition.


7 posted on 08/27/2018 4:17:20 PM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: CaptainK
-- Madness. --

GoFundMe ... just sayin', it works for the bad guys.

8 posted on 08/27/2018 4:20:26 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: bagster

FYI.
We know they cheated.
They know we know they cheated.


9 posted on 08/27/2018 4:43:50 PM PDT by Jack Black
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To: Cboldt

Well, well, well. Halper was on a mission...

Hey POTUS—Bring back Flynn!!!


10 posted on 08/27/2018 4:46:34 PM PDT by Basket_of_Deplorables ( Jeff Sessions will go down in history as WORSE than Benedict Arnold.)
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11 posted on 08/27/2018 4:54:43 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Where are the Obama-Creamer audio tapes?/GM bondholders: America's SAfrica White farmers...)
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To: Cboldt
B-b-but, we were just told it would take months or years to fire Bruce Ohr and longer to take his security clearance!
12 posted on 08/27/2018 5:03:30 PM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: Cboldt

This could win bigley.


13 posted on 08/27/2018 5:05:54 PM PDT by CJ Wolf (Free)
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To: CJ Wolf

25 Aug: Gateway Pundit: Cristina Laila: Peter Strzok Personally Hand-Picked the 3,000 Emails to be Examined From Weiner Laptop
Investigative reporter Paul Sperry dropped another bombshell this week...
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/08/peter-strzok-personally-hand-picked-the-3000-emails-to-be-examined-from-weiner-laptop/


14 posted on 08/27/2018 5:08:49 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: Cboldt

Coming into focus.


15 posted on 08/27/2018 5:12:45 PM PDT by kanawa (Trump Loves a Great Deal)
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To: Cboldt; Liz

16 posted on 08/27/2018 5:13:38 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Out of about 6 million people in the DC area, Trump is the only one not colluding with anyone!!!)
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To: Cboldt; Liz; GOPJ; DoughtyOne

Excellent report!


17 posted on 08/27/2018 5:18:03 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe)
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To: 4Liberty

That’s so mean of Hillary! He looks totally serious too!


18 posted on 08/27/2018 5:18:35 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Cboldt

It all goes back to the Clinton’s. It always has.


19 posted on 08/27/2018 5:37:02 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Liz

Jamie Gorelick is the one who built the WALL between the various intelligence agencies, so they could violate the law and not have to worry about the other intelligence agencies having to ‘deal’ with that information.

Obama destroyed the wall, at the last minute, to ensure that the ‘17’ intelligence agency heads got the same ‘dossier’ talking points at the same time.

Seems to me that if Trump released that ONE REDACTED PARAGRAPH, it would start the dominoes falling.


20 posted on 08/27/2018 5:43:49 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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