Skip to comments.The FBI didn’t use an informant to go after Trump. They used one to protect him. [WasPo garbage]
Posted on 05/18/2018 10:27:06 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
But Trump and his backers are wrong about what it means that the FBI reportedly was using a confidential source to gather information early in its investigation of possible campaign ties to Russia. The investigation started out as a counterintelligence probe, not a criminal one. And relying on a covert source rather than a more intrusive method of gathering information suggests that the FBI may have been acting cautiously perhaps too cautiously to protect the campaign, not undermine it.
As a former FBI counterintelligence agent, I know what Trump apparently does not: Counterintelligence investigations have a different purpose than their criminal counterparts. Rather than trying to find evidence of a crime, the FBIs counterintelligence goal is to identify, monitor and neutralize foreign intelligence activity in the United States. In short, this entails identifying foreign intelligence officers and their network of agents; uncovering their motives and methods; and ultimately rendering their operations ineffective either by clandestinely thwarting them (say, by feeding back misinformation or flipping their sources into double agents) or by exposing them
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The delusion runs deep in some folks
Asha Rangappa spent less than 1 year as a law clerk and only 3 years as an FBI agent (before the age of 30). She’s never practiced law and since then has only been teaching law. She’s basically a nobody who passes herself off as an expert when in reality she was an entry level FBI agent.
Asha Rangappa, if you go look over various pieces written on her....did a short stay with the FBI (maybe four years), ended up being married to a FBI agent (since divorced), and was considered ‘bright’ (at least by Yale standards). She’s not some loser on the academic front. There isn’t anything to suggest she got fired by the FBI. If anything....the professor gig with Yale probably pays three times the salary that she would have gotten by age forty-five with the FBI.
Nicely said. The stench is especially discernible on this coast. California, behind enemy lines.
That’s like a thief telling his victim, don’t worry, I taking your stuff to protect it.
And they insult our intelligence with this kind of febrile nonsense.
They didn’t have evidence of a crime so they illegally spied on the Trump campaign on the specious grounds he may have been colluding with the Russians.
For which they have presented no proof whatsoever. And the Obama Administration was conducting illegal oppo research for the Clinton campaign using taxpayer dollars.
Now they have the gall to say they did to protect Trump from Russia. I have had enough of their lies! Spare me.
The times we live in. I’d essentially given up all hope late in Obama’s second term. Now there’s a rising sense we’ll prevail.
God save our President!
It must be bad when the Compost writes this fairy tail story.
If the FBI and CIA had wanted to protect our elections, they could simply have warned Candidate/President Trump. That was not the point though. This was a trap from the start, a final insurance policy in case they needed an excuse - a backup plan. This was about a Deep State coup against the lawfully elected President of the United States in the unlikely event that the unthinkable happened and their chosen insiders lost.
yea Obamma would do the same, everyday some news bs story, spin spin spin spin..if folks don’t get all the documents immediately we no longer have a legal system, no legal system, no America..
I truly wish it was required as a citizen to go to a third world country with collapsed gangstamint..
yea they are playing alice in the looking glass, our intentions were to protect, rotfl, yea that is obamma mamba jamma lenin khomeini ‘ish..see us do good surveillance, almost like Bill murray on Caddy shack..Except sadly they are winning, so far nothing but delays, if the law cannot police it self, it does not exist for the people and is an entity that the fore fathers built the constitution to guard from
The plumbers broke into Watergate to protect McGovern.
War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. The title of this story sure sounds extremely similar to the first two phrases I wrote.
Liberals really do want you and I dead and they will twist words in any direction to help them to that end.
What a crock of shit.
If Trump needed protection from collusion, then he obviously had no intent to collude.
No intent....where have we heard that before?
Yeah - the Deep State Swamp wanted to make sure Trump was protected.....the WaaaaPo must serve really good drugs in the cafeteria...
Hopefully they planted agents within the Clinton campaign also. I’d hate to think they’re misogynists, only wanting to protect Trump.
The best example ever of someone P**ing on your foot and telling you it is raining.
What did Obama know and when did he know it?
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