There was a great deal of news this past week about President Trump’s audacious disregard for the advice and warnings from his own intelligence community experts.
Perhaps there’s good reason for alarm.
But I think there’s one shocking aspect — perhaps a larger story — that’s gone virtually unreported. It appears that anonymous intelligence officials are executing an operation against the sitting commander in chief. It might not qualify as all-out mutiny, but it’s also not all that far from one. Continue reading
Want to drain the swamp? Expose Barack Obama, who he really is and the damage he has done.
Let’s start with President Trump’s allegation that the Obama Administration wiretapped the Trump Tower in October of 2016.
In summary, here is what we know.
In June 2016, the Obama Administration, using flimsy evidence of Russian connections to the Trump campaign, made an initial request for electronic surveillance of Trump and his associates under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and its approval body the FISA court. Continue reading
A federal court has revived the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records, a program that lapsed earlier this month when sections of the Patriot Act briefly expired.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court approved a government request to renew the dragnet collection of U.S. phone metadata for an additional five months—a timeframe allowed under the Freedom Act, a newly enacted surveillance reform law that calls for an eventual end to the mass spying program exposed by Edward Snowden two years ago. Continue reading