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Old September 21st, 2017, 03:43 AM   #1
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Samantha Power sought to unmask Americans on almost daily basis, sources say

Samantha Power sought to unmask Americans on almost daily basis, sources say | Fox News

Samantha Power sought to unmask Americans on almost daily basis, sources say

By Bret Baier, Catherine Herridge, Fox News


Samantha Power, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was 'unmasking' at such a rapid pace in the final months of the Obama administration that she averaged more than one request for every working day in 2016 – and even sought information in the days leading up to President Trump’s inauguration, multiple sources close to the matter told Fox News.

Two sources, who were not authorized to speak on the record, said the requests to identify Americans whose names surfaced in foreign intelligence reporting, known as unmasking, exceeded 260 last year. One source indicated this occurred in the final days of the Obama White House.

The details emerged ahead of an expected appearance by Power next month on Capitol Hill. She is one of several Obama administration officials facing congressional scrutiny for their role in seeking the identities of Trump associates in intelligence reports – but the interest in her actions is particularly high.


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Old September 21st, 2017, 04:26 AM   #2
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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire private briefings on 2016 campaign

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By Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, Carol D. Leonnig and Adam Entous September 20 at 5:04 PM

Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Paul Manafort made the offer in an email to an overseas intermediary, asking that a message be sent to Oleg Deripaska, an aluminum magnate with whom Manafort had done business in the past, these people said.

“If he needs private briefings we can accommodate,” Manafort wrote in the July 7, 2016, email, portions of which were read to The Washington Post along with other Manafort correspondence from that time.

The emails are among tens of thousands of documents that have been turned over to congressional investigators and Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team as they probe whether Trump associates coordinated with Russia as part of Moscow’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Yes that post of yours was deflection!
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Many are diving deeply into minutiae in order to discredit any notion that President Trump might have been onto something in March when he fired off a series of tweets claiming Obama had "tapped" Trump Tower.

According to media reports this week, the FBI did indeed "wiretap" the former head of Trump's campaign, Paul Manafort, both before and after Trump was elected.

If Trump officials - or Trump himself - communicated with Manafort during the wiretaps, they would have been recorded, too.

It means U.S. intelligence agencies secretly surveilled at least a half dozen Trump associates. And those are just the ones we know about.

Besides Manafort, former Trump advisers Carter Page and Michael Flynn and multiple Trump "transition officials" were "incidentally" captured during government surveillance of a foreign official.

We know this because former Obama adviser Susan Rice admitted "unmasking," or asking to know the identities of, the officials.

Spying on U.S. citizens is considered so sensitive, their names are supposed to be hidden or "masked," even inside the government, to protect their privacy.

In May, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates acknowledged they, too, reviewed communications of political figures secretly collected under Obama.
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Our intel agencies were used like the Stasi in East Germany; the secret police spying on its own citizens for political purposes.

The prospect of our own NSA, CIA and FBI becoming politically weaponized has been shrouded by untruths, accusations and justifications.

You'll recall DNI Clapper falsely assured Congress in 2013 that the NSA was not collecting "any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans."

Intel agencies secretly monitored conversations of members of Congress while Obama negotiated the Iran nuclear deal.

In 2014, the CIA got caught spying on Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, though CIA Director John Brennan explicitly denied it.

There were also wiretaps on then-Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) in 2011 under Obama.
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Yes, you did.

What the hell does your post have to do with this thread? And it isn't as if there were any time for "thread drift", you are thread drift. Pathetic attempt to derail this thread.

Yeah, we got it, you don't give a rat's a$$ about what Samantha Power was doing in unmasking hundreds of Americans. Partisan hack is too good a name for you.

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