Sundance – Former Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell discusses the presidential transition period during which President Obama’s white house team coordinated intelligence efforts to research and unmask incoming officials. Continue reading “Richard Grenell Discusses Unmasking During Transition Period [Video]”
WND Staff – That spree of “unmasking” by Democrats at the end of the Obama administration will get a special review.
A document declassified this month showed dozens of Obama administration officials, including former Vice President Joe Biden, received information in response to requests that revealed the identity Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn in surveillance intercepts.
On Wednesday, Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec announced via Sean Hannity’s Fox News show that Attorney General William Barr has appointed U.S. Attorney John Bash of Texas to review whether or not the unmasking was justified, the Washington Examiner reports. Continue reading “Dems’ ‘unmasking’ spree now gets special investigator”
Joshua Caplan – Senior Congressional leaders are turning up the heat on their investigation into the Obama unmasking scandal after recent reports of obvious abuses from former UN Ambassador Samantha Power that cannot be ignored.
The recent admission from Susan Rice that she unmasked Trump’s associates to understand more about a meeting between UAE crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and senior Trump aides that took place late last year also renewed their focus on the former NatSec Advisor.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Congressional leaders and other insiders told the Washington Free Beacon that the investigation into the Obama administration’s unmasking campaign is gaining greater steam, even as the federal probe into alleged collusion with Russia drags on. Continue reading “House Intel Committee Ramps Up Obama ‘Unmasking’ Investigation”
Rusty – Once upon a time, senior Obama Administration officials insisted that “nothing of the sort occurred” when asked about the inappropriate ‘unmasking’ of Trump Administration officials.
Seems like a bygone era. We know that unmasking did indeed occur. And a new report indicates that it took place at an alarming rate.
Multiple sources have confirmed with Fox News that Samantha Power, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was making ‘unmasking’ requests in the final months of Obama’s presidency at a clip of more than one per day.
The Unmasking probe.. how many times? https://t.co/CAsarEJfUf
— Bret Baier (@BretBaier) September 20, 2017
Every single working day in those final months, Power was trying reveal the names of Americans who had been incidentally collected in intelligence reports.
Judicial Watch today announced that the National Security Council (NSC) on May 23, 2017, informed it by letter that the materials regarding the unmasking by Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice of “the identities of any U.S. citizens associated with the Trump presidential campaign or transition team” have been removed to the Obama Library.
The NSC will not fulfill an April 4 Judicial Watch request for records regarding information relating to people “who were identified pursuant to intelligence collection activities.”
The agency also informed Judicial Watch that it would not turn over communications with any Intelligence Community member or agency concerning the alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election; the hacking of DNC computers; or the suspected communications between Russia and Trump campaign/transition officials. Specifically, the NSC told Judicial Watch: Continue reading “Obama NSC Advisor Susan Rice’s Unmasking Material is at Obama Library”