Skip to comments.Bannon Removed From National Security Council Role in Shakeup [Link Only]
Posted on 04/05/2017 8:43:16 AM PDT by C19fan
Drudge has corrected headline to “Bannon has lost power....” no mention of security clearance in headline
Leaving aside for a moment it contradicts what other sources have given for the reason, I have absolutely no idea what that means. Do you?
This is starting to look like a Chinese fire drill.
You should know that as a Rickover Officer I was part of Spec Op missions where my security clearance was upgraded to a level in which een the name of the classification was itself classified.
Top Secret is not the highest clearance, not by a long shot.
What I drew attention to was not the change in security classifications, but instead, why was Drudge making a headline of Bannon losing a level of security clearance and had his headline link to the Bloomberg piece which had no mention of any security clearance change.
Obviously, Bannon as a close advisor still retains a level of clearance with the President. If he has a change in NSC clearance, it is only to limit the distribution of NSC classified material. Bannon has no need to know, and in fact anyone without a ‘need to know’ will not be on the distribution list. Those lists are required to be tightly controlled and managed.
So this is much ado about nothing. But Bloomberg has a different motive.
After digesting the impact of the headlline, here is my take. I have confidence that it is accurate:
“The Bannon headline by Bloomberg is an attempt to create a false narrative of chaos in the White House. Because so many lefties are salivating at sacking Bannon, the NY-based Bloomberg will surely dominate the news cycle and DISTRACT FROM THE SUSAN RICE DEVELOPMENTS.”
Bannon was in this position to keep an eye on Flynn which is no longer needed what is interesting to me however is that Trump felt the need all along to keep an eye on Flynn???? Very Interesting!!!!
He meant ‘weaponized’ without actually having to use the term.
Drudge has moved to The Dark Side. Pity.
Drudge is being an idiot! Bannon didn’t “lose power”; he accomplished a mission -— depoliticizing the NSC.
There’s more smoke being blown regarding this subject than is produced in a major forest fire.
Excellent, excellent observations. I think these are spot on.
You have to have a TS security clearance to work in the White House. Maybe not cooks and butlers, but any staff position.
I’m at the point where I need to hear from Trump directly. Too much misinformation. I STILL trust Trump
Never trust anyone who,has Jamie Gorelick as an ethics advisor
( yes the kushners)
What does this mean? It means gas just got thrown on the Russian collusion fantasy.
I will be one of the few here that don’t like this..and feel like The Prince and Princess are gaining too much power.
Bannon was the person that I believed would take on the Swamp.
While Prince and Princess bring in Jaime Gorelick with a side of Lib Gary Cohn and Dina, the wife of CEO of Teneo Strategy
Oh this will send Roger and Alex over the cliff
I think that Obama and Rice turned the NSC into micro-manager of military operations.
It is supposed to be a policy and advisory body, not a command-and-control body.
The Obamanators had every damned pending airstrike or counter-jihad operation subject to NSC/White House over-control.
Bannon was placed on the NSC to watch Flynn. With Flynn gone he’s not needed there
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