Skip to comments.The real reason Obama intel officials don't want you to know how they spied on Americans
Posted on 05/29/2019 6:53:54 AM PDT by knighthawk
On Tuesday, the Washington Post, our hometown newspaper here in the nation's capital, published an op-ed by former FBI Director Jim Comey. In the piece, Comey explains that whatever surveillance the Obama Justice Department conducted on the 2016 Trump campaign was entirely justified and within bounds -- nothing weird about it at all.
Yes, American citizens were monitored electronically without their knowledge, but it wasn't spying. Of course, it wasn't "spying." It was "investigating." It was done for your own good. And if you don't like it, you're unpatriotic and possibly, mentally ill. That's Comey's position.
What the op-ed did not contain was any evidence at all that what he said is true. Comey is a bitter partisan with a long history of shading the truth. But he suggests you've got to trust him anyway. It's your duty to trust him.
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
“...entirely justified and within bounds...”
What protocol established that?
Was it just Obama’s call?
The Kenyanesian Usurper turned all of our government agencies against the citizens.
The spying went way beyond Trump and has been ongoing for years.
I may go back as far as 2009. And a spying operation that even the East German Stasi would be envious of.
Excellent. Especially the last paragraph.
John Brennen needs his security clearance revoked. Of course, the press will howl because its their access to classified information.
Comey sounds like a director of the old KGB of the former Soviet Union. When dissidents protested, they were “diagnosed” as suffering from mental illness and were put in sanitariums. Was this the plan for silencing “unAmerican” dissent by the Socialists in Obama’s FBI? President Hillary Clinton would not have objected.
Thank God for His intervention.
"Keep in mind that Paul Ryan, then the speaker of the House, mocked the idea publicly when Trump said he was going to revoke Brennan's security clearance."
Tucker better be careful now that Paul Ryan is on the board of Fox. Ryan had demonstrated he will sabotage you. Even if you're the President of the US and of his party.
Can't have anyone get in the way of the Chamber of Commerce.
Simply end the FBI presence in Washington DC. They have become a greater threat to the Republic than any Russian or Islamic terrorist.
Let the regional directors report directly to the AG or deputy AG.
Obama's director of national intelligence,
James Clapper, Admitted Spying On Trump Ordered By Obama
Flopping Aces ^ | 05-28-19 | Daniel John Sobieski / FR Posted by Starman417
In the search for the answer as to how the whole Mueller collusion probe and spying on Team Trump originated, one does not have to look far. One need only to revisit the interview deep state conspirator and perjurer James Clapper gave with CNNs Anderson Cooper. He points his finger directly at Barack Hussein Obama as leader of the coup against Donald Trump:
Former Obama administration director of national intelligence James Clapper admitted that former president Barack Obama gave the order to Peter Strzok to kick off his Operation Crossfire Hurricane targeting of President Donald Trump.
Obama who also gave a stand-down order on stopping alleged Russian hacking was personally implicated in the plot according to Peter Strzok and Lisa Pages texts. Clapper confirms the obvious. This is James Clappers interview with Anderson Cooper, which confirms that Obama ordered Strzok to carry out an Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA), which became the basis for the entire Mueller probe.
If it werent for President Obama we might not have done the intelligence community assessment that we did that set up a whole sequence of events which are still unfolding today, notably Special Counsel Muellers investigation. President Obama is responsible for that. It was he who tasked us to do that intelligence community assessment in the first place, Clapper said in his Anderson Cooper interview.
That intelligence community assessment would have included in it the unverified and salacious, as former FBI Director James Comey described it, dossier paid for by Hillary and the DNC and compiled from Russian disinformation source by British agent Christopher Steele in the only real collusion with Russia in this whole affair. The announcement by Attorney General William Barr that yes, he believes Team Trump was spied upon by Hillary and the Democrats and yes, hes going to look into it is a rarity these days a genuine bombshell. And hes going to examine the application process used by the FBI to convince a FISA judge to grant a surveillance warrant against Trump campaign gadfly Carter Page. Make some popcorn and sit back. AG Barr will find all the bread crumbs in this genuine conspiracy leading back to Obama
As Fox News noted, the counterintelligence investigation used as a cover for this political spying, was begun on Obamas watch by two corrupt FBI officials working for the disgraced leaker and liar James Comey, officials looking for an insurance policy against the victory of Donald Trump: The FBI's July 2016 counterintelligence investigation was formally opened by anti-Trump former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Ex-FBI counsel Lisa Page, with whom Strzok was romantically involved, revealed during a closed-door congressional interview that the FBI "knew so little" about whether allegations against the Trump campaign were "true or not true" at the time they opened the probe, noting they had just "a paucity of evidence because we are just starting down the path" of vetting the allegations.
In this case there was such a paucity of evidence that Strzok and his co-conspirators relied on the fake Steele dossier compiled by British agent Christopher Steele from Russian sources and paid for by Team Hillary and the DNC to obtain the first FISA warrant authorizing surveillance of Team Trump.
In any criminal investigation where the suspect is not immediately known, the first question usually asked is who would have the most to gain? As we follow the bread crumbs of the text messages of Peter Strzok and Lisa Page and await release of the House Intelligence Committees memo regarding the collusion between the DNC, the Hillary Clinton campaign, the DOJ and FBI to interfere with the 2016, ensure the election of Hillary and the defeat or impeachment of Donald Trump, the answer to that question is clear, one Barack Hussein Obama.
Can it be believed that as key players in the Obama administration like Strzok and Page, as well as FBI Director James Comey, Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, number 4 at Justice Bruce Ohr, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and many others were liked in a vast criminal conspiracy to keep Hillary Clinton out of prison, and Donald Trump out of the White House, Barack Obama was blissfully unaware of all this? Rather, it can be plausibly argued that he was orchestrating it. (Excerpt) Read more at Floppingaces.net...
“How are they doing it? Well, to recap civics at its most basic level, all authority in representative democracy flows from voters. The president and the vice president are the only elected officials among the millions who work in the executive branch of government. If you subvert their policies ratified by voters, you are subverting democracy itself.”
Sounds like there’s WAAAAY too many unsupervised workers in the executive branch.
President Trump ordered Brennan's Security Clearance revoked long ago. Ask the CIA why it hasn't complied.
Seeing this criminal creep hanged on the WDC mall would make the Nation’s day (after a fair trial and conviction , of course).
Comey, one of the snowflakes who freaked out over AG Barr's use of the word "spying," has described several times in multiple interviews that the surveillance performed under a FISA warrant against Trump and his staff was "court-ordered" surveillance, making it sound as if the FISA court called up the FBI and said "you need to look into Carter Page and his associates."
The surveillance was not "court-ordered." It was "court-approved" after a phony, dirty, and fraudulent request was made to the court by the FIB.
Can’t have anyone get in the way of the Chamber of Commerce.
Good point. So, what linkages do the leaders of the Fed CoC have in all this, hmm?
I could ask the CIA but I dont think they would answer me. It is definite proof of a shadow government, isnt it? Under the Constitution the President is the final word in the executive branch but in reality, not so much if youre a Republican.
YOU get it Crucial...
So what is the”real reason.”
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