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The Revelation of “Incidental” Spying on the Trump Campaign by the Obama Administration

Fred Fleitz, Although congressional Democrats and the mainstream media will never admit it, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes’ statement yesterday that the personal communications of the Trump campaign and possibly Trump himself were collected by U.S. intelligence agencies through “incidental collection” is a bombshell. Specifically, Nunes said: “None of this intelligence collection was related

The Spy Revolt Against Trump Begins

John Schindler, Intelligence Community pushes back against a White House it considers leaky, untruthful and penetrated by the Kremlin. In a recent column, I explained how the still-forming Trump administration is already doing serious harm to America’s longstanding global intelligence partnerships. In particular, fears that the White House is too friendly to Moscow are causing

The Intelligence Community, Russia and Trump

Michael Barone, On Wednesday, in his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump came out swinging — against some of the media (while praising others), against the policies and performance of the Obama administration, and against the intelligence community. He had some legitimate reason. One was CNN’s report that Trump had been briefed that Russian

Trump released statement at the conclusion of the meeting with Intelligence leaders

President–elect Donald J. Trump released the following statement at the conclusion of the meeting with Intelligence Community leaders. Statement by President-Elect Donald J. Trump: “I had a constructive meeting and conversation with the leaders of the Intelligence Community this afternoon. I have tremendous respect for the work and service done by the men and women of this

Intel Report Won’t End Russian Hacking Fight

Byron York, President Obama has ordered the Intelligence Community to finish a review of allegations of Russian election hacking by the time Obama leaves office on Jan. 20. Don’t look for the report to settle anything. After years of what some Republicans view as administration obfuscation, manipulation and slow-walking on intelligence ranging from Benghazi to

Intel committee chairman: Report on Russia meddling conflicts with DNI testimony

The Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says a reported CIA assessment that Russian government actors interfered in the U.S. election to help Donald Trump win conflicts with the mid-November public testimony from the nation’s intelligence chief, according to a new letter obtained by Fox News.  In a letter Monday to Director of National