I want to give our intelligence agency leaders the benefit of the doubt. I really do. But I simply can’t bring myself to trust the Obama era intelligence team… and it’s not just because they served under Obama (and did a terrible job). It’s because they’ve lied time and time again. In the media, on national television, and in sworn testimony before Congress – John Brennan, Michael Hayden, James Clapper, and James Comey have all been caught lying to us many times.
James Comey Lied Under Oath, will Congress do something about it? (This is from the liberal Daily Kos.)
US intelligence head James Clapper lied to Congress again last Thursday https://t.co/UQlQSsMXuy
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) January 13, 2017
National Intelligence Chief Clapper Resigns (wherein many liberals remind America that Clapper was an inveterate liar).
Michael Hayden is a Terrible Liar (from the Liberals at the Huffington Post).
Ex-CIA chief Michael Hayden is a proven liar & likely felon, yet is treated like unassailable royalty by the media. https://t.co/8Bnt9UuPgu
— Trevor Timm (@trevortimm) April 4, 2017
Feinstein fact checks Hayden on Torture Claims (wherein liberal Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) calls Hayden a liar).
Former CIA Chief Michael Hayden Lies (Again) about the Effectiveness of Torture
The point is that these are the same intelligence professionals who are the loudest voices attacking President Trump and his administration. These are the four men who most prominently have attacked President Trump, and these are the four men who are likely still directing a contingent within the intelligence community to undermine the administration.
For example, the only reason the FBI is currently investigating any connections between Trump and Russia is because Obama sycophant (and former Communist) John Brennan asked them to based on information he judged as suspicious. The only problem is that none of that evidence rises to more than innuendo and circumstantial “evidence.” In fact, the FBI has now been investigating for almost a year, and the CIA and NSA have been watching the Trump team for far longer… and yet NO ONE has found any actual evidence of any illegality or malfeasance. Ever.
Meanwhile, none of these four men, who all feature so prominently in the Trump witch-hunt have ever actually claimed that there was any wrongdoing. Instead, in carefully parsed words they imply the possibility of corruption based on the nebulous things they’ve seen (but cannot actually talk about), while simultaneously denying that they’ve ever actually seen any real evidence of wrongdoing.
Case in point, the latest interview with former DNI James Clapper.
In an interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd, Clapper did everything he could to imply wrongdoing by the Trump administration before definitively stating that he’d never actually seen any evidence, ever, that proved wrongdoing. Even though he’d never seen any evidence of the wrongdoing, Clapper definitively believed that Brennan was right to ask for an investigation and that Comey was right to pursue it. All without any actual evidence of a crime.
I will tell you that my dashboard warning light was clearly on and I think that was the case with all of us in the intelligence community, very concerned about the nature of these approaches to the Russians…
I have to say, at the time I left, I did not see any smoking gun certitude evidence of collusion. But it certainly was appropriate for – given all the signs – certainly appropriate for the FBI to – and necessary for the FBI to investigate.
More innuendo and implications of wrongdoing… before then admitting that there is simply no evidence to support the previous innuendo.
Typical Obama era BS.