Tag Archives: CIA

Trump To Release Long Secret JFK Files

USA Today reports: President Trump said Saturday that he will allow more than 3,000 classified files on the JFK assassination to be released next week by the National Archives as ordered by Congress. The classified files were scheduled to be made public by Oct. 26, barring intervention by the president, under the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act ...

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Ex-CIA Chief: Trump Is Endangering America [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Former CIA director John Brennan slammed President Donald Trump’s “dangerous” and “ugly” comments on the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia — writing a personal letter to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer after “The Situation Room” anchor spoke publicly about the fact that he lost all four grandparents to the evils of Nazism. “Wolf: Just watched ...

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Julian Assange: CIA Head Mike Pompeo Has Declared War On Me, But He Loved Wikileaks During The Election

From an op-ed Julian Assange has written for the Washington Post: When the director of the CIA, an unelected public servant, publicly demonizes a publisher such as WikiLeaks as a “fraud,” “coward” and “enemy,” it puts all journalists on notice, or should. Pompeo’s next talking point, unsupported by fact, that WikiLeaks is a “non-state hostile intelligence service,” is a dagger ...

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Wikileaks Document Claims CIA Intercepts Orders For Apple Products To Plant Spying Programs On Them

Newsweek reports: The CIA allegedly developed tools to infect Apple Macs and iPhones in order to spy on them, according to documents released by WikiLeaks on Thursday. The Dark Matter leaks are the second tranche of the whistleblowing organization’s Vault 7 cache of classified documents, which WikiLeaks claims to have obtained from a former CIA contract worker. Projects undertaken by ...

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Wikileaks Posts Thousands Of CIA Documents

The New York Times reports: WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents that it said described sophisticated software tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions. If the documents are authentic, as appeared likely at first review, the release would be the latest coup for the anti-secrecy organization and a serious blow ...

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Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice: Trump’s National Security Council Shakeup Is “Stone Cold Crazy”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s decision to reorganize the National Security Council in a way that removes the director of intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from always attending the principals’ committee is “stone cold crazy,” former National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Sunday. Rice retweeted another Twitter user, P.E. Juan, who said: “Trump loves and ...

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New York Times: US Intel Intercepted Russia Financial Transactions As Part Of Inquiry Into Trump Associates

The New York Times reports: American law enforcement and intelligence agencies are examining intercepted communications and financial transactions as part of a broad investigation into possible links between Russian officials and associates of President-elect Donald J. Trump, including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, current and former senior American officials said. The continuing counterintelligence investigation means that Mr. Trump will ...

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Multiple Federal Agencies Investigate Whether Kremlin Money Was Used To “Covertly Aid” Trump Campaign

Gosh, hearing about this when it started totally could have affected the election. McClatchy reports: The FBI and five other law enforcement and intelligence agencies have collaborated for months in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the November election, including whether money from the Kremlin covertly aided President-elect Donald Trump, two people familiar with the matter said. The agencies ...

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CIA Head John Brennan Blasts Trump For “Repugnant” Comment Comparing Them To Nazi Germany

Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump’s online remark comparing the intelligence community to Nazi Germany was “repugnant,” outgoing CIA Director John Brennan told the Wall Street Journal on Monday. “Tell the families of those 117 CIA officers who are forever memorialized on our wall of honor that their loved ones who gave their lives were akin to Nazis,” he continued. “Tell ...

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Trump Accuses CIA Head Of Leaking Fake News

Reuters explains what spawned Hair Furor’s latest tantrum: CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday offered a stern parting message for Donald Trump days before the Republican U.S. president-elect takes office, cautioning him against loosening sanctions on Russia and warning him to watch what he says. Brennan rebuked Trump for comparing U.S. intelligence agencies to Nazi Germany in comments by the ...

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Trump Continues Attacks On US Intelligence

Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the intelligence community Friday morning, blaming it once again for leaking an unverified report containing compromising and salacious allegations about him to the media and citing the Russian government as proof that the dossier’s allegations are false. That report, which had circulated for months among government officials and media institutions, was ...

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Trump On Intel Leaks: Are We Living In Nazi Germany?

NOW he’s against leaks. The New York Times reports: Russia has denied having any compromising material on President-elect Donald J. Trump, saying on Wednesday that an uncorroborated report containing salacious allegations about him was “pulp fiction” intended to hurt Russian-American relations. “The Kremlin has no compromising dossier on Mr. Trump, such information is not consistent with reality and is nothing ...

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US Intel Tells Trump That Russia Has “Compromising Personal And Financial” Information About Him

And we can bet that Trump knows what they know. Hence, the Putin love affair. CNN reports: Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN. The allegations were presented in ...

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Rachel Maddow: Trump Is “Blatantly, Overtly, And Bluntly” Flat-Out Lying About Hacking Report [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow called Donald Trump an outright liar over and over again. It was a beautiful thing. Mediaite recaps: What really got the MSNBC host’s blood boiling is that it was apparent that “our new president will flat out lie to us.” Her basis for that statement was over Trump’s declaration following the meeting that Russian efforts to ...

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BREAKING: Declassified US Intel Report Declares Putin Ordered “Influence Campaign” To Benefit Trump

The Hill reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a widespread influence campaign intended to help elect Donald Trump, the Intelligence Community (IC) said in a declassified report released Friday afternoon. “Russia’s goals were to undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process, denigrate Secretary [Hillary] Clinton, and harm her electability and potential presidency. We further assess Putin and the Russian ...

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Feds Sued To Hand Over Russia Hacking Records

The Hill reports: A lawsuit has been filed against the CIA, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking records pertaining to Russia’s interference in the presidential election. Journalist Jason Leopold and Ryan Shapiro, a Ph.D. candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District ...

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BREAKING: FBI Director James Comey Backs CIA Report That Russia Hacked Election To Help Trump Win

The Washington Post reports: FBI Director James B. Comey and Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. have backed a CIA assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election in part to help Donald Trump win the presidency, according to U.S. officials. Comey’s support for the CIA’s conclusion suggests that the leaders of the three agencies are in agreement ...

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Michael Moore: Trump Will Get Us All Killed

From Michael Moore’s Facebook page: A week has gone by since Donald Trump admitted he’s only been to “two or three” of his daily presidential national security briefings. There have been 36 of them since the day he secured enough electoral college votes to be appointed president next Monday when the Electoral College meets. Most would agree the #1 job ...

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Former US Ambassador: Russia Hacked The Election To Get Revenge Against Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Russia interfered in the U.S. elections to get revenge against Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. ambassador to the Kremlin said Sunday. Michael McFaul, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, said he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to help Donald Trump win the presidency to hurt Clinton. “Let’s remember that Vladimir ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Absolutely Respects The CIA But Hacking Reports Are Totally Laughable [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway on Sunday said the president-elect “absolutely respects” the intelligence community. “He’s made very clear he’s going to put his own people in there as well,” she added on CBS’s “Face The Nation.” Conway noted that Trump has said the notion that Russia intervened in the election to help him win the presidency ...

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