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Posted on 05/24/2019 5:03:04 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
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Australian Government Confirms Official Role in Spygate
CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 4/18/2019 | SUNDANCE
FR Posted on 4/20/2019, 9:08:18 PM by bitt
In response to media inquiry and FOIA demands, the government of Australia formally admitted today to the role of High Commissioner Alexander Downer and his engagements with George Papadopoulos in 2016.
The timing coincides with the Mueller Report release, which states it was information about this engagement from Alexander Downer that opened the FBI counterintelligence investigation in July 2016.
The Australian government cited the conclusion of the Robert Mueller special counsel investigation as the background for their willingness to comply with an 15-month-old FOIA request from Buzzfeed News.
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Im sorry, but any person doing things with the Clintons is a Commie poofter.
You don’t have to be a commie to like money and the Clintons mean money. Big money. Tax-free money. Secret bank account money. Just sayin’
See the post right below yours.
Jan 21, 2012---Then-US Pres Obama is greeted by NYAG Eric Schneiderman as he leaves Air Force One
at Albany Intl Airport in upstate Colonie, NY. (reported by Lori Van Buren / Albany Times Union)
No sooner had Schneiderman been named by Obama in his 2012 SOTU address to lead a mortgage abuse unit to investigate and redress the perceived wrongs committed by Wall Street in connection with the sub-prime mortgage crisis, Schneiderman fired his first shot, filing a suit alleging that several major banks and a mortgage registration service engaged in fraudulent foreclosures.
This is the infamous Obama scheme to shakedown banks. Billions in settlements recovered went not to the mtge holders......the billions were handed over by Obama to leftist groups like La Raza and Acorn for vote buying schemes.
Of course, Schneiderman can account for every penny he collected (smirk).
Schneiderman was a member of Clintons leadership council in New York and a fierce critic of Donald Trump.
BACKSTORY From 2001-2005 there was an ongoing investigation into the Clinton Foundation. Guess who took over this investigation in 2002? None other than Comey. Comey was the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from January 2002 to December 2003. A Grand Jury had been empanelled. Governments from around the world had donated to the Clinton Charity. Yet, from 2001 to 2003 none of those Donations to the Clinton Foundation were declared. nypost.com
Then-State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman gave the Clinton Foundation a pass on identifying foreign donors in its charitable filings making it impossible to know if it got any special favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, according to a Scripps News report.
Scripps News found that the foundation and its subsidiary, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, took in $225 million in government donations between 2010 and 2014. New Yorks charity law clearly states: Organizations that received a contribution or grant from a government agency during the reporting period shall include the name of each agency from which contributions were received and the amount of each contribution.
But both the foundation and the CHAI failed to do that, and Schneiderman, a member of Clintons leadership council in New York and a fierce critic of Donald Trump, did nothing about it.
Other charities complied, including the George W. Bush foundation, which reported receiving $5 million from Saudi Arabia and $500,000 from Kuwait.
On its website, the Clinton Foundation reveals its foreign donors, but using only broad ranges, such as $5 million to $10 million, without any time frames. The IRS doesnt require such disclosures.
Hillary and smirking suck-up, Eric Schneiderman (right). Schneiderman was recently ousted from office, outed as a full-blown pervert, office after women came forward saying he spat at, slapped, and choked women he was intimate with. The lawman even threatened to tap a women's phone.
All roads lead to the globalists
So this isn't where I read the information (I think it was an article in The Australian from around the same date - but it's what I've been able to find quickly and seems likely to have drawn on the same sources.
The meeting was arranged by Erika Thompson, an Australian who was a political counsellor at Australia's London High Commission and whose partner worked at the Israeli embassy.
He suggested that Mr Downer should meet Mr Papadopoulos.
The detail these are missing that I've heard from other sources is that 'political counsellor' (I've now checked his name Christian Cantor) was a friend (or at least acquaintance) of Papadopoulous and he introduced Papadopoulous and Thompson, and it was at that meeting Papadopoulous asked if she could arrange for him to meet Downer.
Like I say, I'd love an official inquiry into all this - to make it all clearer. But I'd very surprised if it emerged Downer did anything inappapropriate.
It comes down to the word of a man who has been convicted in the United States of lying to the FBI versus the word of a man who has served his country with distinction for forty years, and who has a personal history of utter commitment to both the Australian-United States alliance, and conservative politics.
As an outsider looking dimly in, and just reading what the msm produces...
I get the feelz that Downer got played by the bad guys too.
And, in some ways, it feels a bit like at the beginning of the Afghan war when the msm couldn’t distinguish between the taliban and AQ.
From what I’ve been able to understand, NZ was more active in allowing itself to be used as a backdoor for US agents to spy on US citizens rather than Oz. And of course, to msm, one is the other is the other.
"Trump Campaign" is Papadop. "Russian government" is Mifsud. Downer essentially trumped up a charge against the Trump campaign that would have been meaningless if described accurately.
Good grief, Papadop (and the Trump campaign) was a victim of your guy.
The first link definitely doesn’t help, it doesn’t say how/why they met and has falsehoods that even Downer contradicts in his Bolt interview. The second link is the same one I gave you.
I appreciate your effort but there is no substantiation that “Papadopoulos requested the meeting.”
The fact that Mueller convicted Papadopoulos of lying to the FBI is the weakest support you could possibly come up with FWIW.
The meeting was either on May 10th or May 6th 2016 - Downer’s diary says May 10th, and he and Papadopoulous both gave that date, but the Mueller report says May 6th. I think the May 10th date is probably correct (I wonder if May 6th is when Papadopolous met Erika Thompson), but either way, by May 3rd 2016, Trump wasn’t just a nominee, he was considered the presumptive nominee after his victory in the Indiana Primary and the withdrawal of Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Downer is correctly quoted in saying he was still just a candidate and hadn’t won the nomination, but do you honestly believe he didn’t know that Trump was already well ahead of any other Republican candidate?
Get a grip. No American administration, including PT’s is going to jetison Australia over this flap, let alone attack us. If you think this you are an absolute blithering idiot
I have no idea what Downer knew at the time but he was saying it specifically to downplay the significance of it. That severely undercuts your efforts to make it a significant fact.
Then I think you're foolish.
the Trump Campaign had received indications from the Russian government that it could assist the Campaign through the anonymous release of information that would be damaging to Hillary Clinton.
I haven't checked that but assuming it's accurate, if that is the information Downer passed on after meeting with Papadopoulous, I really don't see what the problem is. Would you expect the representative of the Australian government in the United Kingdom not to pass on information like that to Canberra if he was given it. Would you expect him to sit on his hands and do nothing?
It is part of his job to report information to the Australian government.
Information that Russians had dirt on a former US Secretary of State is definitely information that should be passed on.
I Think you are going to be proven very wrong. The Brits and Aussies were up to their eyeballs in colluding with the Obama Adminstration in order to spy on and undermine Trumps candidacy and Presidency. This was a set up. The Truth is coming and it is going to be embarrassing to some of our allies. They didnt want Trump to be President and they wanted to ingratiate themselves with the incoming Clinton Administration. None of these people thought a Trump would win, so they went along to get along.
me thinks Robert Hannigan will blow your theory out of the water
Downer sounds like a poof, but he isn’t. He has a rather girly man voice though. Strange, because he is a big ‘astard
The U.S is going to be busy launching it’s military against a lot of it’s allies then. According to some ratbags anyway.
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