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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Gina Haspel confirmed as the new CIA director

President Trump’s new appointee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, has been confirmed by the Senate as several Democrats crossed party lines, giving Haspel a 54-45 vote. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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House intel Committee finds Russian warfare on elections, but no collusion with Moscow

The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee officially ends their investigation into Russian collusion, confirming that Russia did run an information warfare campaign to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Ohio Rep Brad Wenstrup supports releasing the Democrats’ rebuttal memo, not asking for Rosenstein’s firing

Rep. Brad Wenstrup said Tuesday that the House Intelligence Committee voted to release the Democratic memo, repeating his message from this weekend: “Open it up.” Brad Wenstrup The Ohio Republican More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Trey Gowdy: FISA warrant wouldn’t have been granted without the Steele dossier

On Sunday, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) made powerful assertion on CBS’ “Face the Nation” with host Margaret Brennan, claiming that the FISA warrant wouldn’t have been granted without the Steele dossier. Transcript: photo More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Iowa Steve King says FISA Memogate is ‘deeper than Watergate’ FBI was ‘weaponized’

Democrats appear to love the FBI opposing the GOP’s efforts to release this ambiguous FISA memo from House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes hasn’t even seen the FISA application or fact basis More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Former CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee for secrets found in a book, ties to China and possible leaks

A former CIA officer has been arrested for keeping details of US agents, safe houses and other secrets years after retiring from the agency and moving to Hong Kong. The former intelligence officer, Jerry Chun Shing More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Russian hackers stole NSA files using Kaspersky, who deny the accusations

Hackers working for the Russian government stole details of how the U.S. penetrates foreign computer networks and defends against cyberattacks after a National Security Agency contractor removed the highly classified More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Washington Post: Russia used Facebook ads to get Muslim support for Hillary Clinton, ‘sow discord among religious groups’

The more than 3,000 Russian-bought ads on Facebook will be handed over to Congress, proving their efforts to stir trouble Black Lives Matter movement and the Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The Monday report confirms More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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NSA’s McMaster clarifies what Trump did and did not do with ‘sources, methods’ and Russia

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster put his reputation on the line, defending President Trump against the wave of attacks from Democrats and the media after a new Washington Post report. To be clear, McMaster More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Dianne Feinstein: ‘no evidence’ of collusion between Russia and Trump during 2016 campaign

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday that she has seen no evidence thus far showing collusion between associates of President Donald Trump and the Russian government during the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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DOJ delays on evidence surrounding Trump’s wiretapping allegations

The Justice Department asked lawmakers for more time Monday to gather evidence related to President Trump’s claim that President Obama ordered wiretaps on Trump Tower’s phones during last year’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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CIA’s ‘Weeping Angel’ is used to control Samsung Smart TVs with ‘Fake off’ mode, recording conversations

Wikileaks: CIA malware and hacking tools are built by EDG (Engineering Development Group), a software development group within CCI (Center for Cyber Intelligence), a department belonging to the CIA’s DDI (Directorate More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Wikileaks releases CIA ‘Umbrage’ documents confirming stolen Russian malware, makes hacking look like Moscow did it

The CIA’s Remote Devices Branch‘s UMBRAGE groupcollects and maintains a substantial library of attack techniques ‘stolen’ from malware produced in other states including the Russian Federation. With More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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WikiLeaks: US consulate in Frankfurt is CIA operations base for hackers covering Europe, Middle East and Africa

In addition to its operations in Langley, Virginia the CIA also uses the U.S. consulate in Frankfurt as a covert base for its hackers covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. CIA hackers operating out of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from Russia hacking investigation

The rumored Russian hacking just won’t go away for the Trump administration, likely because critics choose to believe that this is the cause of Hillary Clinton’s loss in November, or will prove to be More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Transcript: President Trump speech to the Joint Session of Congress

President Trump on Tuesday delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017. The following is a transcript. Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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How Michael Flynn just helped President Trump with his supporters

As the media melts down over the Michael Flynn’s resignation from his role of NSA Adviser to President Trump, the truth is that the Trump administration likely scored points with supporters and voters. Politico More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Michael Flynn resigns: Lied to Trump, administration over conversation with Russia on sanctions

White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, ending his brief tenure. The Department of Justice warned President Trump’s administration that Flynn misled the administration regarding communications More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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President Trump confirms he’ll follow the law on torture, waterboarding, listen to Mike Pompeo, Gen Mattis to ‘fight fire with fire’

During an interview with ABC, President Trump discussed how he’d like to “fight fire with fire” when it comes to stopping terrorism, suggesting that he could be open to bringing back torture because More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director, but Chuck Schumer lost credibility for reneging on ‘the deal’

The Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) to lead the CIA in the closest confirmation vote for the Trump cabinet members with the two Democratic Senators from Connecticut delayed by the weather. With More...


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