Declass: John Brennan told Obama That Hillary Clinton Approved Scheme To Smear Trump With Russia Accusations…
Posted by Centipede Nation Staff on September 29, 2020 6:09 pm
In response to your request for Intelligence Community (IC) information related to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Crossfire Hurricane Investigation, I have declassified the following:
- In late July 2016, U.S. intelligence agencies obtained insight into Russian intelligence analysis alleging that U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had approved a campaign plan to stir up a scandal against U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump by tying him to Putin and the Russians’ hacking of the Democratic National Committee. The IC does not know the accuracy of this allegation or the extent to which the Russian intelligence analysis may reflect exaggeration or fabrication.
- According to his handwritten notes, former Central Intelligence Agency Director Brennan subsequently briefed President Obama and other senior national security officials on the intelligence, including the “alleged approval by Hillary Clinton on July 26, 2016 of a proposal from one of her foreign policy advisors to vilify Donald Trump by stirring up a scandal claiming interference by Russian security services.”
- On 07 September 2016, U.S. intelligence officials forwarded an investigative referral to FBI Director James Comey and Deputy Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Peter Strzok regarding “U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s approval of a plan concerning U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump and Russian hackers hampering U.S. elections as a means of distracting the public from her use of a private mail server.”
As referenced in his 24 September 2020 letter to your Committee, Attorney General Barr has advised that the disclosure of this information will not interfere with ongoing Department of Justice investigations. Additional declassification and public disclosure of related intelligence remains under consideration; however, the IC welcomes the opportunity to provide a classified briefing with further detail at your convenience.
— BenTallmadge (@BenKTallmadge) September 29, 2020
Dates Matter. August 5, 2016: …"In the intelligence business, we would say that Mr. Putin had recruited Mr. Trump as an unwitting agent of the Russian Federation."…https://t.co/g8fcldaxRA
— TheLastRefuge (@TheLastRefuge2) September 29, 2020
NOW: @LindseyGrahamSC tells @CBSNews that he is working to declassify notes cited in @DNI_Ratcliffe letter to the fullest extent possible + he questions whether the Sept 2016 "investigative referral" to FBI about an alleged effort by the Clinton campaign to distract from
— Catherine Herridge (@CBS_Herridge) September 29, 2020
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