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Whistleblower accuses Trump appointees of downplaying Russian interference and White supremacist thr

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Trumpanzees love cops... as long as they don't have credible intel they don't want people to know.

Whistleblower accuses Trump appointees of downplaying Russian interference and White supremacist threat

A whistleblower is alleging that top political appointees in the Department of Homeland Security repeatedly instructed career officials to modify intelligence assessments to suit President Donald Trump's agenda by downplaying Russia's efforts to interfere in the US and the threat posed by White supremacists, according to documents reviewed by CNN and a source familiar with the situation. The whistleblower claims that acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf instructed DHS officials earlier this year to "cease providing intelligence assessments on the threat of Russian interference" and, instead, focus their efforts on gathering information related to activities being carried out by China and Iran.

DHS did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment regarding allegations that Wolf and acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Ken Cuccinelli ordered officials to change intelligence assessments for political reasons but have broadly denied either man took actions that constitute as an abuse of power, as stated in the complaint. The complaint also alleges that Wolf and Cuccinelli, both Trump appointees, directed officials to change intelligence assessments to ensure they matched up with misleading public comments from Trump about Antifa and "anarchist" groups, according to a complaint filed with the DHS inspector general.
 

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Before trumpettes drop in and start bitching about "anonymous sources" because they don't read news... I'll post this part of it here:

The allegations were raised in a complaint filed recently by Brian Murphy to the DHS inspector general. Murphy previously oversaw the intelligence division at the department but was reassigned this summer after it was revealed his office had gathered intelligence reports on two US journalists.​
 

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Trumpanzees love cops... as long as they don't have credible intel they don't want people to know.

Whistleblower accuses Trump appointees of downplaying Russian interference and White supremacist threat

A whistleblower is alleging that top political appointees in the Department of Homeland Security repeatedly instructed career officials to modify intelligence assessments to suit President Donald Trump's agenda by downplaying Russia's efforts to interfere in the US and the threat posed by White supremacists, according to documents reviewed by CNN and a source familiar with the situation. The whistleblower claims that acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf instructed DHS officials earlier this year to "cease providing intelligence assessments on the threat of Russian interference" and, instead, focus their efforts on gathering information related to activities being carried out by China and Iran.

DHS did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment regarding allegations that Wolf and acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Ken Cuccinelli ordered officials to change intelligence assessments for political reasons but have broadly denied either man took actions that constitute as an abuse of power, as stated in the complaint. The complaint also alleges that Wolf and Cuccinelli, both Trump appointees, directed officials to change intelligence assessments to ensure they matched up with misleading public comments from Trump about Antifa and "anarchist" groups, according to a complaint filed with the DHS inspector general.

Now WHYYYY would they care about hiding white nationalist terrorists? Why why why. Cannot figure that one out.
 

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In another story dropped today that reinforces the OP story...

Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci
Emails obtained by POLITICO show a top aide at the department dictating what the nation's top infections disease expert should say during media interviews.

A Trump administration appointee at the Department of Health and Human Services is trying to prevent Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, from speaking about the risks that coronavirus poses to children.

Emails obtained by POLITICO show Paul Alexander — a senior adviser to Michael Caputo, HHS’s assistant secretary for public affairs — instructing press officers and others at the National Institutes of Health about what Fauci should say during media interviews. The Trump adviser weighed in on Fauci’s planned responses to outlets including Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post and the science journal Cell.

Alexander’s lengthy messages, some sent as recently as this week, are couched as scientific arguments. But they often contradict mainstream science while promoting political positions taken by the Trump administration on hot-button issues ranging from the use of convalescent plasma to school reopening.​

These ****ers just can't stop lying and deceiving the public.
 

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It will be boring under President Biden -- no daily bombshell revelations. This is the second one today.

I still can't understand why anyone would vote for a guy who disrespects fallen soldiers; lies to Americans about the seriousness of the Corona virus, presumably because he didn't want to rock his re-election; has the Justice Dept take over defense of his private law suit and orders the DHS to keep quite about Russian interference and white supremacist threats. This is just the revelations this week. Let alone all the other stuff.
 

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Most of us have either read reports or seen stories along these lines.

Now they’re making it official.

I doubt anyone here ever doubted for a minute that Trump and his henchmen were doing this stuff.

Trump makes it obvious, after all.
 

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Trumpanzees love cops... as long as they don't have credible intel they don't want people to know.

Whistleblower accuses Trump appointees of downplaying Russian interference and White supremacist threat

A whistleblower is alleging that top political appointees in the Department of Homeland Security repeatedly instructed career officials to modify intelligence assessments to suit President Donald Trump's agenda by downplaying Russia's efforts to interfere in the US and the threat posed by White supremacists, according to documents reviewed by CNN and a source familiar with the situation. The whistleblower claims that acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf instructed DHS officials earlier this year to "cease providing intelligence assessments on the threat of Russian interference" and, instead, focus their efforts on gathering information related to activities being carried out by China and Iran.

DHS did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment regarding allegations that Wolf and acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Ken Cuccinelli ordered officials to change intelligence assessments for political reasons but have broadly denied either man took actions that constitute as an abuse of power, as stated in the complaint. The complaint also alleges that Wolf and Cuccinelli, both Trump appointees, directed officials to change intelligence assessments to ensure they matched up with misleading public comments from Trump about Antifa and "anarchist" groups, according to a complaint filed with the DHS inspector general.

More anonymous claims? More people who hate Trump, who hate America and want to make it into their own version of America. These people make me sick. I bet everyone working in government could come up with a case on which to whistleblow. They don't agree with policy so it must be wrong. Pathetic.
 

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It will be boring under President Biden -- no daily bombshell revelations. This is the second one today.

I still can't understand why anyone would vote for a guy who disrespects fallen soldiers; lies to Americans about the seriousness of the Corona virus, presumably because he didn't want to rock his re-election; has the Justice Dept take over defense of his private law suit and orders the DHS to keep quite about Russian interference and white supremacist threats. This is just the revelations this week. Let alone all the other stuff.

Yeah, our only hope for entertainment in a Biden administration will be the day he purges the Federal government of Donald’s lackeys. I don’t expect to see much of him. Kamala will be the face of that administration.
 

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More anonymous claims? More people who hate Trump, who hate America and want to make it into their own version of America. These people make me sick. I bet everyone working in government could come up with a case on which to whistleblow. They don't agree with policy so it must be wrong. Pathetic.

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I told y'all they don't like to read. Post #2... It's not anonymous. The Whistleblower is named in the article you didn't read and you couldn't even make it to post #2 before making this false accusation of anonymity.

Before trumpettes drop in and start bitching about "anonymous sources" because they don't read news... I'll post this part of it here:

The allegations were raised in a complaint filed recently by Brian Murphy to the DHS inspector general. Murphy previously oversaw the intelligence division at the department but was reassigned this summer after it was revealed his office had gathered intelligence reports on two US journalists.​
 

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Yeah, our only hope for entertainment in a Biden administration will be the day he purges the Federal government of Donald’s lackeys. I don’t expect to see much of him. Kamala will be the face of that administration.
And what a nice face she has.
 

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This thread definitely needs more attention. Unfortunately there's so much news and scandal dropping at such a rapid clip that otherwise cataclysmic news like this gets little attention.

The notion that ANTIFA is a threat, especially compared to white nationalists, was always bogus. Many of us knew this from the start. Organized left-wing terrorism is as rare as a unicorn or a leprechaun.
 

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Imagine being caught every single time.
 

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Imagine being caught every single time.

Imagine cheering for being publicly duped and cucked over and over and still worshipping the moron? Defending him at EVERY turn while pumping the false Russian narrative of Joe's senility? :roll:

I can see why they keep pimping the "Biden won't debate" lie; I heard Joe speak today and he wasn't reading a teleprompter. He wasn't polished and he slipped on a few words, but he's gonna whip Tweety's ass on substance. Without the crowd of dupes to cheer his foolery like "kung flu" he won't have any way to guage things. It's gonna be UGLY; but not in the way MAGAA™ morons are being spoon fed from the progaganda outlets.... :lamo

Biden at his sleepiest is 3x sharper than this idiot....
 

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Just bumping this very important story in the hopes that more people will read it.
 
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