The Mother Conspiracy — Who Launched the Russia Hoax?
In recent months, a number of Inspectors have been quietly deployed to look into such matters as the abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which was fraudulently used against a presidential candidate in order to sabotage his campaign and/or presidency. The findings on this are expected sometime next month. To discover how how the Russia Hoax was initially launched, the Intelligence Community Inspector General, Michael Atkinson, has been looking into spying reports centered on Donald Trump that began in early 2016, long before FISA warrants were acquired in September of that year. The investigation looks at spying that was done by foreign intelligence services, including the UK, to skirt laws that bar US intelligence from spying on American citizens. Of particular interest are the damaging and manipulative intelligence leaks made to the media by US intelligence services, including the FBI, the CIA, and the NSA.
The Five Eyes Intelligence Agencies by Hieronymus Bosch
We are able to identify these apparent spying activities and leaks. Whether or not they will actually be investigated depends on whether the US is a functioning democracy or a totalitarian autocracy.
From intercepted messages, we know that FBI agent Peter Strzok believed that the CIA had been leaking to the media about the Trump campaign and suspicious ties to the Russians early on. In December 2016, he wrote to a confidant:
Think our sisters have begun leaking like mad. Scorned and worried and political, they’re kicking in to overdrive.
Strzok’s text messages and emails about these leaks were revealed this month (May 2019) by Republican Senators Ron Johnson, R-Wis. and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. They published a letter they wrote to Intelligence Community Inspector General, Michael Atkinson, pressing him to look into these “apparent leaks” and obvious collusions, as well.
Johnson and Grassley point to what they believed was “the FBI’s apparent awareness of leaks by other agencies or entities to the media. The senators also point to an April 2017 email from Strzok to other colleagues at the FBI in which he seemed to complain about the CIA being involved in the Trump-Russia investigation earlier than he’d initially believed and about them not being fully transparent with the FBI. “I’m beginning to think the agency got info a lot earlier than we thought and hasn’t shared it completely with us,” Strzok said. “Might explain all these weird / seemingly incorrect leads all these media folks have. Would also highlight agency as source of some of the leaks.”
A news article that Strzok was specifically concerned about was an April 2017 piece in the Guardian titled “British spies were first to spot Trump team's links with Russia.” The article said, "Britain’s spy agencies played a crucial role in alerting their counterparts in Washington to contacts between members of Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russian intelligence operatives,” and that GCHQ, Britain’s leading intelligence agency, “first became aware in late 2015 of suspicious ‘interactions’ between figures connected to Trump and known or suspected Russian agents.” The article also said that “over the next six months, until summer 2016, a number of western agencies shared further information on contacts between Trump’s inner circle and Russians.” The Guardian report cites “a source close to UK intelligence,” which Strzok indicated was the CIA.
The Guardian report is likely a continuation of their profound mendacity throughout this entire period, and cannot be deemed credible. More likely, the leaks and misinformation were coming from John Brennan, a vocal critic of Trump, who was the CIA director at the time. Brennan reportedly pushed details from British ex-spy Christopher Steele's unverified dossier about Trump's ties to Russia. This spin appeared in an early version of the highly suspicious 2017 intelligence assessment on Russian interference. Brennan was then removed as CIA director, and his security clearance was later revoked.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation concluded with scant evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election through social media disinformation campaigns and "cyberattacks." However, his investigation could find no evidence of criminal collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign — or between Russians and any other Americans. Mueller removed Strzok from the Russia investigation after his more political biased text messages and emails came to light. Strzok was later fired by the FBI.
In their letter to the intelligence community inspector general, Johnson and Grassley wrote, “These texts and emails [from Strzok] raise a number of serious questions and concerns.” The senators said they were “looking forward to the Justice Department Inspector Generals' forthcoming reports reviewing potential FISA abuses. They made the point that an investigation into the broader intelligence community is imperative.
These texts and emails demonstrate the need to investigate leaks from agencies or entities other than FBI,” Johnson and Grassley wrote. “Accordingly, has the Intelligence Community Office of the Inspector General initiated an investigation into these apparent leaks? If not, please explain why not.”
Meanwhile, there are increased calls from Republicans to “investigate the investigators.” Frankly, they don’t have to dig below the surface to see the corrupt and botched cover-ups that took place here. It’s all exposed in plain sight that the US just went through a failed coup attempt to sabotage a US Presidential election with lies and false accusations.
Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., has asked for the CIA, FBI, National Security Agency, and State Department to hand over investigative information about Maltese academic Joseph Mifsud, the man who told former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos the Russians had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton. The Justice Department inspector general’s FISA abuse exploration is expected to wrap up in May or June. Attorney General William Barr has launched his own inquiry into the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation while saying that multiple criminal leak investigations are already underway.
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