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Brits claim U.S. intelligence leaked confidential Manchester bombing evidence

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/24/world/europe/manchester-arena-bomb-materials-photos.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 8:40pm 5/24/2017 at 8:40pm
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If you thought that intelligence community leaks against Donald Trump were okay because Trump was the target, then you don’t understand the problem. Such leaks to the NY Times and Washington Post, among others, are not only criminal, they are contagious.

If accusations being made by the British are true, the leakers...

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Comey Hearing Postponed

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/22/2017 at 7:00pm

Congress will have to wait for Former FBI Director Comey’s first public statements since being canned by Trump.

After he met with Comey Monday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced via Twitter that the hearing originally schedule for Wednesday would be postponed.

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Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands by Comey Firing Memo

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/19/2017 at 5:30pm

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stands by the memo he wrote which listed former FBI Director Comey’s alleged offenses. The White House cited the memo as a reason for canning Comey.

Rosenstein briefed both the Senate and House in the last two days.

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McMaster on WaPo claim Trump gave Russians highly classified info: “I was in the room, it didn’t happen”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8:00pm 5/15/2017 at 8:00pm

The Washington Post ran a story late this afternoon claiming Donald Trump, in his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister and Ambassador, disclosed highly classified information, including information that could reveal sources and methods.

Despite the length of the story, the allegations of substance are all in this single paragraph:

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READER POLL: Who should be the new FBI Director?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/10/2017 at 7:00pm

Yesterday, Trump turned the beltway on end when he abruptly fired FBI Director Comey. In Comey’s absence, Andrew McCabe is acting as the interim director.

But we want to hear from you.

Who do you think should replace Comey as FBI Director?

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CIA Director Destroyed Media Narrative on Trump and Intelligence Briefings

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:33pm 4/13/2017 at 7:33pm
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During a forum Thursday, CIA Director Mike Pompeo debunked a prevalent myth about Trump’s engagement with intelligence briefings.

“How do you describe where the relationship is between the White House and the Intelligence Community?” Pompeo was asked. “It’s fantastic,” he replied to a room full of chuckles. “No, don’t laugh, I...

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Susan Rice unmasked? Previously said “I know nothing about” Nunes allegations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:53am 4/3/2017 at 10:53am
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Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice, infamous for lying repeatedly on national television about the Benghazi attack being the result of a video, may be at the center of the “unmasking” scandal uncovered by Congressman Devin Nunes.

We covered yesterday how Dems want Devin Nunes removed, but can’t unhear unmasking allegations.

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Report: U.S. Citizen Names Unmasked ‘for Political Purposes’ to ‘Embarrass Trump and His Team’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 4:10pm 3/31/2017 at 4:10pm
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Fox News is reporting the individual who unmasked names of US citizens in intelligence reports is a high-ranking, well-known individual. The network also alleges Trump and the names of members of his transition team were unmasked for purely political purposes.

Adam Housely, Fox News reporter on the Nunes/intel report beat, confirmed a ...

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House Intel Chairman Nunes Met With His Secret Source on White House Grounds

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/27/2017 at 6:00pm
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) made headlines, when surprising everyone who was not him, just days after FBI Director Comey testified before Congress, he held a press conference to announce members of Trump’s transition team were “incidentally” surveilled and unmasked by the Obama administration.

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House Intel Chair Nunes: “I would be concerned if I was the President”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:00am 3/24/2017 at 7:00am
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House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes is standing by his claim that the Trump transition team was under surveillance during Obama’s tenure.

Nunes appeared on the Sean Hannity show last night to discuss the issue. Here are a few key takeaways:

  • The surveillance occurred in November, December...
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Rep. Peter King Confirms Members of Trump Transition Team Surveilled by Obama Administration

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/22/politics/us-officials-info-suggests-trump-associates-may-have-coordinated-with-russians/index.html
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:00am 3/23/2017 at 7:00am
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Wednesday, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), held a press conference where he claimed he possessed proof that “U.S. citizens involved in the Trump transition” were “incidentally” surveilled by the Obama administration. Nunes clarified that the evidence he’d reviewed was not related to, “Russia, the investigation of...

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Chairman Nunes Says Trump’s General Use of “Wiretapping” Was Correct

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 3:24pm 3/22/2017 at 3:24pm
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If you’re following today’s House Intelligence Committee revelations, we have a lengthier post here.

Now, Rep. Nunes says Trump’s claims of “wiretapping” (he tweeted using quotations) were accurate.

Trump feels...

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House Intel Chairman: Trump Transition Team Under Surveillance During Obama Tenure

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1:50pm 3/22/2017 at 1:50pm
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This story continues to develop, so we’ll be updating the post accordingly.

Amid President Trump’s claims the Obama administration “wiretapped” him prior to taking office, comes this little tidbit from the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA).

In a press conference Wednesday, Nunes confirmed, “on numerous occasions, the intelligence...

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Some curious language in both Trump’s “wiretap” accusation and Obama’s defense

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/4/2017 at 7:30pm
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The hot dispute of the weekend is Donald Trump’s tweets this morning about alleged “wiretapping” by the Obama administration. Some thoughts below.

I don’t think you can view today’s tweets in isolation.

For the past several months (at least) we have lived in a world of non-stop innuendo suggesting that Donald Trump and/or...

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