Skip to comments.Fmr. FBI Asst. Director: Farkas Exposed ‘Conspiracy Cabal’ on Trump Surveillance
Posted on 04/02/2017 2:39:42 PM PDT by MarvinStinson
Law enforcement experts say Obama official must testify on 'unmasking,' may have admitted crime
A month-old interview on MSNBC, largely unnoticed at the time, has reemerged and generated intense interest over an apparent admission: Officials in the outgoing administration may have spread surveillance information about President Donald Trump and his associates.
The discussion with MSNBC host Mika Brezinski on March 2 focused on a New York Times story that appeared the day before under the headline, Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Hacking.
What she said precisely tracks with what many of us have been saying: The Obama administration did abuse national security information.
The story quoted unnamed former government officials who described efforts to leave a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators. The information included evidence passed along by U.S. allies of meetings between Russian officials and Trumps associates, and communications intercepted by American intelligence agencies among Russians among Russians discussing contacts with Trump officials.
Evelyn Farkas, former deputy assistant secretary of defense, left the government in 2015 and now works as a fellow at the Atlantic Council. She told Brezinski that she urged her former colleagues to preserve the intelligence.
It was more actually aimed at telling the [Capitol] Hill people, Get as much information as you can and get as much intelligence as you can before President Obama leaves the administration, because I had a fear that somehow that information would disappear with the senior people who left, she said. So it would be hidden away in the bureaucracy.
Just in case there was any ambiguity, Farkas made clear her concern was the incoming Trump administration.
The Trump folks, if they found out how we knew what we knew about the staff, the Trump staffs dealings with Russians, that they would try to compromise these sources and methods, meaning we would no longer have access to that intelligence, she said. So I became very worried because not enough was coming out in the open, and I knew that there was more.
She added, Thats why you have the leaking. People are worried.
Farkas Comments Too Good to Be True
Some national security experts said Farkas comments lend credibility to allegations that outgoing Obama administration officials mishandled classified information for political reasons.
What she said precisely tracks with what many of us have been saying: The Obama administration did abuse national security information, Fred Fleitz, a former CIA officer, told LifeZette. It was almost too good to be true.
Fleitz, now senior vice president for policy and programs at the Washington-based Center for Security Policy, said there are appropriate ways to preserve national security information.
If they had concerns, they could bring it to the FBI, he said.
Joseph diGenova, who served as U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia under Ronald Reagan, said Farkas and the former administration officials she referred to should be questioned under oath.
I guess we have Mika and her probing interview to thank.
This is a first.
Later the stupid woman tried to claim her comments had been taken out of context and edited, the usual excuses when liberals are caught in rare moments of truth. So why doesn’t MSNBC release the complete interview and prove or disprove it?
I hope the Secret Service has a detail for Farkas. We’re going to need her to testify. Imagine the death threats she must be getting from the House and Senate “Intelligence” committee bozos. She’s screwing up their whole Take Out Trump fiasco and farce.
It makes me so happy that that uppity bitch unwittingly tossed one of her own under the bus.
Will be interesting to see how she tries to spin her arrogant self out of this.
Because they’re hoping if they close their eyes real tight and wish wish with all their might the story will go away.
0bama lackeys like Evelyn Farkas will put James O’Keefe out of business
It’s like every other story about liberal and progressive dirty tricks. Half the country never hears about it, because the MSM refuses to publish it. (Well, to be fair, there are plenty of LIVs out there who never watch ANY news -— they get THEIR news from talk show hosts, like Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, or Jimmie Fallon. Sad commentary on our times.)
Farkas is dead lady walking. Obama can’t let her testify.
Did you she her face during that interview she gave on Friday? She knows she’s history.
Conveniently fluffed over the fact that Farkas left the government and went to work for Hillary.
Her real danger is from the ones NOT making the threats. Then, if they get rid of her, they can act sympathetic and all that.
She even claimed it was fake news generated by Russia.
The Paranoids were after them and they had to break the law to save the country from the evil Trumpers.
If you watch the Mika/Farkas interview, you'll see Mika start to squirm and shift positions in a nervous, (I'm uncomfortable with what I'm hearing) sort of way...then Mika said something to try to shut the ignorant twit up, but she kept right on.
I hope they all rot in hell.
Snopes- A far left web site that masquerades as an unbiased "truth teller".
Formerly consisted of an annoying, fat lefty and his equally annoying fat wife. That is, before he left his fat wife for a lefty hooker.
Don't know who makes up the shiite now, the lefty and the hooker or the fat wife.
Soros bankrolls them.
She’ll take the 5th.
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