Just one day after he left the seat, former CIA Director John Brennan said President Donald Trump “should be ashamed of himself.”
Trump gave his first speech to the CIA Saturday after repeatedly attacking the U.S. intelligence community as president-elect. At the time, he alleged they leaked information about Russian interference in the presidential election.
Read more at: http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/21/former-cia-director-says-trump-should-be-ashamed-of-himself/
And on 9/22/16, this was published: CIA Director Reveals He Was Once a Communist Sympathizer
In 1976, future CIA director John Brennan was a college student disgusted by Watergate and the “system” that produced it. As the young Brennan surveyed the political landscape, only one candidate seemed to be speaking the truth about the need for real change (and/or the dictatorship of the proletariat) — Communist Party nominee Gus Hall.
But by 1980, Brennan grown out of Marxist-Leninism, realized American-style capitalism was the one true way, and decided to devote his life to Uncle Sam’s intelligence apparatus. Or so that former pinko now claims.
Read more at: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/09/cia-director-reveals-he-was-once-a-communist-sympathizer.html
Tuesday on CNN’s “Wolf,” while discussing leaks about the unverified dossier on President-elect Donald Trump and Russia and leaks about the intelligence briefing received by the president-elect, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) doubled down on a claim he made last week suggesting jail time for the parties behind the leak.
Read more at: http://www.breitbart.com/video/2017/01/17/rand-paul-somebody-should-go-to-jail-for-trump-intel-leaks/
The “defamatory” allegations of Russian interference in the US election campaign are peddled by actors who are themselves guilty of interference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday.
“Because these unfounded, unsubstantiated, defamatory allegations continue to surface, I want to say that the cynicism of the situation lies in the fact that those who lay the blame are those who actively intervened in this campaign themselves,” Lavrov said.
Read more: https://sputniknews.com/world/201701181049715962-russia-mfa-usa-election/
“The military-industrial complex”… is the faction that is now engaged in open warfare against the duly elected and already widely disliked president-elect, Donald Trump. They are using classic Cold War dirty tactics and the defining ingredients of what has until recently been denounced as “Fake News.”
Their most valuable instrument is the U.S. media, much of which reflexively reveres, serves, believes, and sides with hidden intelligence officials. And Democrats, still reeling from their unexpected and traumatic election loss, as well as a systemic collapse of their party, seemingly divorced further and further from reason with each passing day, are willing — eager — to embrace any claim, cheer any tactic, align with any villain, regardless of how unsupported, tawdry, and damaging those behaviors might be.
Glenn Greenwald at: https://theintercept.com/2017/01/11/the-deep-state-goes-to-war-with-president-elect-using-unverified-claims-as-dems-cheer/
More than 2,500 military vehicles make up the US Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team which arrived at a port in Bremerhaven, northern Germany on Saturday, UPI reports.
Two convoys of 20 vehicles were pictured leaving Brueck near Lehnin in Germany today heading to Poland. They spent the night 80km from Berlin. Troops will also deployed to Romania, Bulgaria and across the Baltics.
Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2590015/us-army-moves-2500-tanks-trucks-and-military-vehicles-into-europe-in-the-biggest-troop-transfer-since-the-cold-war/
And at: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/01/07/Largest-deployment-of-US-troops-since-Cold-War-arrives-in-Germany/4101483827654/
While the stated reason behind its deployment has not been disclosed, Russia has put on duty a surface-to-air missile regiment equipped with the brand-new S-400 air defense system, Russia’s most advanced, in Moscow’s suburbs on combat alert.
Read more at: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-01-11/russia-deploys-s-400-missile-regiment-near-moscow-combat-duty
MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Thursday it was concerned by what it described as a U.S. military build-up in Poland, saying the move represented a threat to its national security.
Addressing reporters on a conference call, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia regarded the move as an aggressive step along its borders.
Read more at: https://www.yahoo.com/news/kremlin-says-u-military-build-poland-national-security-111330103.html
BuzzFeed is being widely criticized by reporters for its decision on Tuesday to publish an unsubstantiated 35-page dossier alleging that the Russian government is blackmailing Donald Trump with dirt on illicit sexual and financial activities.
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/11/journos-blast-buzzfeed-for-publishing-unsubstantiated-trump-dossier/#ixzz4VUdhpg7X
Gabriel Sherman @gabrielsherman
Putting out unverified gossip is what Trump does. If media does it, we become like him, risk losing further credibility with readers.
Jeffrey Goldberg @JeffreyGoldberg
This report contains unverified information, sourced to anonymous figures whose existence has not been proven.
David Corn @DavidCornDC
I accurately characterized the memos-this is important stuff-but didn’t publish details. Even Donald Trump deserves journalistic fairness
Jake Tapper @jaketapper
Efforts today to conflate responsible reporting on IC presentation of 2 page annex with irresponsible posting of uncorroborated 35-pager.
Michael B Dougherty @michaelbd
No, but seriously, what Buzzfeed did tonight hurts all journalists.
VIENNA (AP) — Iran is to receive a huge shipment of natural uranium from Russia to compensate it for exporting tons of reactor coolant, diplomats say, in a move approved by the outgoing U.S. administration
Read more at: https://www.yahoo.com/news/diplomats-world-powers-ok-natural-uranium-shipment-iran-132551463.html