“Investigating the Cover-up” – Devin Nunes Subpoenas David Kramer…

Byron York is reporting today that House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes has issued a subpoena to David Kramer (pictured left), the aid to John McCain who was used as an arms-length go-between -traveling to Surrey, England- to meet with Christopher Steele and retrieve the Steele “Russian Dossier” in November 2016.

Kramer was not given the dossier in England; rather he was briefed in England, by Steele, and later given the dossier by Glenn Simpson (Fusion GPS) in the U.S.

A back-story timeline refresher:

Dossier author Christopher Steele reached out to Sir Andrew Wood, Britain’s former Ambassador to Russia (’95-’00) in August 2016; one month after the FBI counterintelligence operation on Candidate Trump began (July ’16).

Andrew Wood was the intelligence liaison Mr. Steele utilized in an effort to give his Russian Dossier increased credibility AFTER the FBI began using it.  In essence the group around the dossier as constructed, saw how their trail was clearly political and they wanted to import/create an illusion of non-partisan political affiliation for the dossier.

Mr. Wood reaching out to Senator John McCain would give the sketchy Russian Dossier some increased credibility.

In November 2016 (post election) Andrew Wood traveled to the 2017 Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada, where he met up with Senator John McCain.

Traveling with Senator McCain was a former State Dept. and current McCain Institute staffer, David J. Kramer.   [The McCain institute is essentially a political money laundering operation where foreign governments send money to Senator John McCain as a workaround due to U.S. laws prohibiting politicians accepting payment for services to foreign governments – similar to the Clinton Foundation.  This is how McCain pays for his multimillion Arizona mansion and indulgent lifestyle.]

Andrew Wood, John McCain and David J Kramer attended the Canadian conference where Wood informed McCain about the Russian Dossier on Donald Trump.

According to reporting from Catherine Herridge: ‘British court records state McCain then ordered Kramer to get a personal briefing from Steele in Surrey, just outside of London, and then return to Washington, D.C., where Fusion GPS (Glenn Simpson) would provide McCain with hard copies.’ 

That led to January 2017 when Senator McCain officially gave the dossier to the FBI.  However, the FBI already had its own copy from Christopher Steele which was used in September and October 2016 as evidence in the FBI’s FISA application to justify  wiretapping (spying on) Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON DC – House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes has issued a subpoena to David Kramer, a former State Department official who, in late November 2016, traveled to London to receive a briefing and a copy of the Trump dossier from its author, former British spy Christopher Steele. Kramer then returned to the U.S. to give the document to Sen. John McCain.

Kramer is a senior fellow at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University.

McCain later took a copy of the dossier to the FBI’s then-director, James Comey. But the FBI already had the document; Steele himself gave the dossier to the bureau in installments, reportedly beginning in early July 2016.

McCain, recovering in Arizona from treatments for cancer, has long refused to detail his actions regarding the dossier. For his part, Kramer was interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee on Dec. 19. The new subpoena stems from statements Kramer made in that interview.

In the session, Kramer told House investigators that he knew the identities of the Russian sources for the allegations in Steele’s dossier. But when investigators pressed Kramer to reveal those names, he declined to do so.

Now, he is under subpoena. The subpoena, issued Wednesday afternoon, directs Kramer to appear again before House investigators on Jan. 11.  (read more)

ps.  I need some help.  The rabbit hole is very deep.  Amid the “Trump Operation” discoveries, almost all emphasis has been on the FBI side of the equation.  Few people are paying attention to the DOJ side.

Here’s how you can help.  I need to figure out who was involved on the DOJ side.  In order to do that we need to find the DOJ officials who were inside the National Security Division at the time all of this was going down.  2016 through 2017.

Can you help me fill in the names?

Department of Justice NSD Link HERE

We need to discover, then research and timeline, who was in position C, D, E, F  in the leadership ranks of the DOJ National Security Division in 2016.

Any help is appreciated.

This research is valuable because it could entrap Sally Yates.

I know she is involved as a co-conspirator because of the specific manner in which she delivered testimony.  However, I’m not sure who (how vast) was the DOJ network who worked with her on the scheme.

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403 Responses to “Investigating the Cover-up” – Devin Nunes Subpoenas David Kramer…

  1. ALEX says:

    Nice work and I hope the IC has been looking through the entire cabals texts and emails..

    Another thought on Kramer

    Just who is this Kramer fellow? Here’s his Wiki page (clearly written by Kramer himself)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_J._Kramer

    He’s a lifelong lefty swamp dweller with a background in Russian and human rights affairs. He left the State Dept. in 2009 for his current job at the McCain Inst. at Arizona State.

    But just why was Kramer, of all people sent to London to meet with Steele, and on whose initiative? On McCain’s?

    Is he connected to Fusion GPS or the Ohrs? And why would he make the bombshell claim to know the identities of the Russian sources of the dossier when testifying before the House Intelligence Committee and then refuse to actually name names?

    Just a hunch, but I wonder if Mr. Kramer had a hand in fabricating the dossier?

    Which begs the question: Was McCain involved in fabricating the dossier?

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    • LULU says:

      Sundance’s article (and York’s) explains Kramer. You’d have to ask McCain why he sent Kramer to Russia, but considering his relationship to McCain.org it would seem to be like Hillary sending John Podesta. His background in Russian affairs would enhance his CV for that task.

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    • Natasha says:

      Remember that at the same meeting where McCain et al were given the dossier the same FBi translator (accompanied the Russian lawyer with Don Jr meeting) was at the same conference with McCain. I think he was definitely one of the sources of the dossier..

      I honestly believe that Fusion GPS reached out to the British Promoter to get him to make contact with the Trumps wittingly or unwrittingly. Remember two of the so-called Russian spies in the room with the Lawyer chick were an FBI Translator and a State Department Employee ( get this till October 2016) working for Fusion GPS.. Chuck Ross from the Daily Caller wrote about them months back.

      No asks the most obvious why are the Russian spies so connected to Fushion GPS and the Democrats for years, wondering the halls of congress and doing lobbying and it is no big deal, hell they worked in government yet no one cared.

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    • Patsy says:

      Interesting fact about Obama appointee Dana Boente. Serves as US attorney for Eastern Va who’s specializes in Russia. Recently announced his retirement. Not sure if he’s gone yet but I read about it around the time when all the sealed indictments were climbing in numbers. Probably didn’t want to prosecute his pals.

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    • Carrie2 says:

      Alex, McCain has taken money from Soros to destroy Trump and America, so he is a saboteur of the first water. Traveling to deal with criminal acts, dissing Trump, voting against anything that Trump supports, etc. Hopefully, he will be replaced by a real republican asap as it appears his leaving Congress to “go home” may hopefully mean he is on the verge of meeting God and going where all traitors go.

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  2. StormyeyesC says:

    McCain. His nickname is “songbird”. He is the leaker.

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  3. StormyeyesC says:

    Karol Mason (from Wikipedia)

    Mason worked on the 2008 Obama campaign on the finance committee raising money in Georgia.[2] She joined the Obama administration’s Justice Department,[1] serving as a deputy associate attorney general from April 2009 to February 2012. After a year back at Alston & Bird,[2] Mason returned to the Justice Department as head of the Office of Justice Programs 2013-2017.[3]

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  5. NC Nana says:

    This article shows that Luke Dembosky worked in the DOJ Criminal Division rather than National Secuirity Division. Is it possible he wore 2 hats as did Bruce Ohr?

    According to this article: “Dembosky previously served as Deputy Chief for Litigation of the DOJ’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), the primary unit within the DOJ’s Criminal Division that oversees cybercrime cases.”

    See: http://www.cybersecuritydocket.com/2016/03/03/luke-dembosky-joins-debevoise-plimpton-in-washington-d-c/

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  6. Thecleaner says:

    E is Stuart Evans

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  7. Thecleaner says:

    Ok Trumpsoldier has them all…good job 👌

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  8. 4sure says:

    Great work treepers!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Leon0112 says:

    Sundance – I love your timeline. One idea for an addition. The various leaks. I guess I am not sure who leaked what when. But articles appeared in the media that were clearly leaked by someone. How much of it came from FBI surveillance of Trump campaign/transition/Administration? By putting the leaks into timeline we could develop a list of suspects.

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  10. Marica says:

    Is TCTH the 2nd American Revolution’s version or Poor Richard’s Almanac? Feeling extremely blessed to find this site and you amazing Treepers! Better than any intrigue book I could ever believe! Crazy.Real. Time. and very very impressed by the sleuths on this site! Love you and May 2018 be the year of the SWAMP DRAINING!

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  11. maggiemoowho says:

    C -David Lafman
    D -George Toscas
    E – Stuart Evans
    F -John Weigman

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  12. Craig from Scotland says:

    Oh the irony……

    http://www.fisc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/Misc%2015-01%20Memorandum%20of%20Law.pdf
    UNITED STATES FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT
    WASHINGTON, D. C.

    Respectfully submitted,
    John P. Carlin
    Assistant Attorney General

    Stuart J. Evans
    Deputy Assistant Attorney General
    National Security Division
    U.S. Department of Justice

    2/6/2015
    2nd June, 2015

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  13. Kent says:

    ha clap ha clap ha…clap….the rabbit hole is indeed very deep…
    or
    is it the ribbit hole?

    “Mr. Denton on Doomsday

    “Mr. Denton on Doomsday” is episode three of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It originally aired on October 16, 1959 on CBS. This is the first Twilight Zone episode to be rerun.

    Opening narration[edit]

    Portrait of a town drunk named Al Denton. This is a man who’s begun his dying early—a long, agonizing route through a maze of bottles. Al Denton, who would probably give an arm or a leg or a part of his soul to have another chance, to be able to rise up and shake the dirt from his body and the bad dreams that infest his consciousness. In the parlance of the times, this is a peddler, a rather fanciful-looking little man in a black frock coat. [A revolver mysteriously appears on the ground next to Denton] And this is the third principal character of our story. Its function: perhaps to give Mr. Al Denton his second chance.

    Plot[edit]
    Al Denton was once known as the quickest draw in town, but riddled with increasing guilt over the losers in his gun duels (one of whom was a teenage boy), he became an alcoholic wreck and the laughing stock of the community. A mysterious salesman named Henry J. Fate causes Denton to inexplicably regain his expert shooting touch and once again inspire the respect and awe of the townsfolk, which Denton explains will only cause reputation-hungry gunslingers from miles around to seek him out and, inevitably, kill him. He cleans himself up and goes sober but only, he says, so as to die with dignity. Just as Denton predicted, soon enough a challenge is delivered which Denton dare not refuse.
    The still-weary and not-so-sure-handed Denton practices in the desert for his suicidal duel, but he misses his targets miserably and concludes that he must skip town. As he packs his things and tries to flee under the cover of night, he strikes up a conversation with Fate, who seems to know things about Denton and offers him a way out. Fate offers him a potion guaranteed to make the drinker the fastest gun in the West for exactly ten seconds. Denton is skeptical but Fate goads him into drinking a free sample, after which Denton immediately realizes its benefits.
    At the appointed time, Denton faces his challenger, Pete Grant, a brash young gunfighter. Denton downs his potion only to find his opponent holding an identical empty bottle. Grant and Denton both realize that Fate tricked them, but it is too late to back out of the duel. Each man shoots the other in the hand, causing injuries which are minor but forever ruin both men’s ability to pull a trigger.
    Denton tells his young opponent that they have both been blessed because they will never again be able to fire a gun in anger. He adds to himself that Grant is lucky because he was given this lesson early. Henry J. Fate tips his hat to Denton and rides quietly out of town.
    Closing narration[edit]

    Mr. Henry Fate, dealer in utensils and pots and pans, liniments and potions. A fanciful little man in a black frock coat who can help a man climbing out of a pit—or another man from falling into one. Because, you see, fate can work that way, in the Twilight Zone.”

    Credit wiki(leaky?)pedia……

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    • Cuppa Covfefe says:

      Would that we had writers such as Rod Serling and his compatriots. Seems that (un)Holywood can only do bad remakes, unimaginative (and often perverse) regurgitations of comic-strip faux-creations, and a swamp of mindless palaver not worthy of being made at all, let alone read or watched.

      Even the “journos” fail at “creative” writing…

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  14. maggiemoowho says:

    David Laufman was accused of being a leaker back in May.

    View story at Medium.com

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  15. recoverydotgod says:

    Detect, Disrupt, Deter: A Whole-of-Government Approach to National Security Cyber Threats
    John P. Carlin

    http://harvardnsj.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Carlin-FINAL.pdf

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  16. RAC says:

    Mr. Dembosky joined Debevoise in March 2016. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Security in the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In this capacity, Mr. Dembosky was the first to manage a new “National Asset Protection” portfolio covering all cybersecurity, economic espionage, export control and foreign investment review matters, giving him responsibility over a wide range of technology-related threats. In addition to working closely with the senior leadership of the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Council, Mr. Dembosky oversaw the division’s Counterintelligence and Export Control Section and the National Security Cyber Specialists network of prosecutors throughout the United States. He also oversaw the Foreign Investment Review Staff and in that capacity regularly represented the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and in review of international telecommunications licensing matters.

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  17. Benjamin C. Mizer as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division.

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  18. Lis says:

    Excellent reporting/investigative skills, all of you.

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  19. Chris L says:

    Another possible piece of this puzzle–recall the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, who sought the June 2016 meeting with Don Trump, Jr., at Trump Tower. Investigative reporters John Solomon of The Hill and Sara Carter of Circa.com reported that the Russian woman’s visa had been extended by high ups in the DOJ which raises some questions as Natalia Veselnitskaya also worked with Fusion GPS. The Trump Tower meeting was in June 2016; the FBI opened its “counterintelligence” investigation of the Trump campaign in July 2016. This raises the question as whether the Trump Tower meeting with the Russian lawyer woman was actually a set-up contrived by DOJ officials and Fusion GPS. Sara Carter’s report on Natalia Veselnitskaya’s visa and immigration status was posted on July 13, 2017, on Circa.com

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  20. wheatietoo says:

    Treepers are awesome.

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  21. evergreen says:

    It would appear that the Oversight Section leader would have some very interesting answers.

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  22. CleanhouseinDC says:

    Couple of other names from the criminal division in late 2016:

    Jennifer Hodges
    Leslie Caldwell – asset attorney general
    Sandra a holland

    Not sure if they help… but source for their names:

    http://www.agegaming.com/pdf/gaming_licenses/2017_DOJ_Registrations_AGE_Holdings.pdf

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  23. DeWalt says:

    Wasn’t David Laufman the second Hilliary interviewer? May have been said and I missed it.

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  24. geoffb5 says:

    One thing that bothers me is I can’t see Steele as the (sole) author. My take is that the dossier was a group effort utilizing people who would know just what would be useful for the various purposes this dossier was meant to be used for. Getting a FISA warrant would be one. Getting the media to bite and publish would be another.

    The whole of the Obama administration was filled with fictional histories that were passed off as true. That he elevated a fiction writer, Rhodes, to the highest levels shows how important fictional narratives were for them.

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    • Kent says:

      Jan 12, 2017 – The business partner of the former MI6 officer linked to the alleged Donald Trump dossier has refused to confirm to ITV News whether their intelligence company compiled the controversial file. Christopher Steele, who was posted to Moscow in 1990 and now runs London-based Orbis Business Intelligence, …

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    • Kent says:

      Rhodes is a special kind of critter…

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    • Kent says:

      Rhodes holds the keys to the kingdom…or at least, the vaults thereof…and the spires…

      May 5, 2016 – Part of what accounts for Rhodes’s influence is his “mind meld” with the president. Nearly everyone I spoke to about Rhodes used the phrase “mind meld” verbatim, some with casual assurance and others in the hushed tones that are usually reserved for special insights. He doesn’t think for the president, …

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    • wheatietoo says:

      “The whole of the Obama administration was filled with fictional histories that were passed off as true. That he elevated a fiction writer, Rhodes, to the highest levels shows how important fictional narratives were for them.”

      So true.
      Well, they had willing accomplices in the MSM to take those ‘fictional narratives’ and run with them…presenting them to the public as though they were true.

      That is an incredible amount of power.
      It’s no wonder they got arrogant and sloppy.

      They went too far when they began re-writing events in American History and inserting Obama’s favorite narratives into them…and then posting them on the White House website!
      Remember that?
      They were laughed at so roundly that they took those down.

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    • bob says:

      so Kramer wasn’t sent to London for a briefing…………he was sent to provide fill in the blank details and names, based on his extensive Russian experience, to enhance the credibility of the dossier. That might be why he did not bring a copy back with him. It wasn’t completed yet. After it was written – it was delivered in Nova Scotia.

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      • bob says:

        Maybe McCain sent him to Steele to help write the dossier………………Ohr’s wife maybe helped with that job too. Both Russian experts.

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  25. A2 says:

    IMO, Sally Yates would come under the category of ‘useful idiot’. I watched the video clip of her testimony provided above and looked at her record of public talks for the DOJ. Nothing very interesting just soft stuff. She is what I would call a ‘front’ person. Female, lib-democrat, (not as far left as Lynch) presentable i.e. neat, tidy, washes behind the ears and chosen to deliver messages by others, as in presenting with Comey the Orlando terrorist debacle to Obama that covered for the FBI who fell down on the job.

    I suspect she was fed the info from the ‘Trump Project’ cabal, and was sent to ‘warn’ the President’s lawyer McGahn with the Flynn revelations (that is what got the ‘muh Russia’ narrative legs). Let’s face it, Flynn was a walking disaster with his obvious FARA violations and leaving a trail of not breadcrumbs, but loaves of bread behind him including lying about his contacts with the Russians to the senior WH staff and Pence who went public defending him that he subsequently pled guilty (but had the more serious charges dropped). Her subsequent ‘opinion’ and refusal to assign enforcement to the President’s EO on immigration probably stems from both her natural political inclinations and the false info she was fed by the Cabal. She was fired, as she should have been.

    So, with limited information I suspect she is part of the plot, but not a manufacturer of the plot. Just the rube that gets to be a messenger. And, we know how that ends.

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  26. The Boss says:

    What a cast of characters from the NSD and other DOJ entities. From September 2016.
    https://www.csis.org/events/national-security-division-10
    George Toscas and J. Bradford Wiegmann are long-time “players’ and were close to Lynch, Comey during 2016. Toscas reportedly was in the meeting where Lynch directed Comey to refer to the Clinton email investigation as a “matter”. Not sure which boxes they filled in 2016.

    In the ACLU link, Wiegmann describes his duties as they relate to FOIA and classified information. Incontrovertible proof that this boy knows what’s up with classified information. Surely he provided his expertise to the Clinton email “matter”. /sarc
    https://www.aclu.org/legal-document/aclu-v-doj-declaration-john-bradford-wiegmann

    Next link is a name to keep in your back pocket. Long-time ODNI consigliere Robert S. Litt. Looks like he served through both of the Kenyan’s terms.
    https://www.financedigest.com/former-general-counsel-for-the-u-s-intelligence-community-joins-morrison-foerster-in-washington-d-c.html

    I need to find case files referenced in NSD press releases in 2016 and 2017 to see who else is a player.

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  27. Donna in Oregon says:

    B Mary McCord
    C Luke Dembosky
    D George Toscas
    E Stuart Evans
    F Brad Wiegmann

    But I think that Sally Yates got her talking points from Comey’s Chief of Staff Jim Rybicki. Rybicki before joining the FBI was acting deputy chief of staff and counsel to the Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin (acting) in 2013 and 2014.

    Ex-Department of State Official Donald Keyser Sentenced in Classified Info Case case was investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office and the Bureau of Diplomatic Security. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys David H. Laufman and Patricia M. Haynes and Clifford I. Rones, a Trial Attorney with the Counterespionage Section. Jim Rybicki was the
    Public Information Officer. https://2001-2009.state.gov/m/ds/rls/79141.htm

    David Laufman works for Luke Dembosky now and was reported to be at Hillary’s Saturday FBI interview with Peter Strzok on July 2, http://www.floppingaces.net/2017/12/14/the-fbi-conspiracy-against-donald-trump.

    That’s my idea about connections.

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  28. andi lee says:

    Former NSD … just saying.

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    • cali says:

      McCabe is also implicated helping Hillary with the attempted permanent deletion of the 33,000 emails. Remember the server was not located in Hillary’s basement as reported but rather at McCabe’s home next door.

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  29. kroesus says:

    “This is how McCain pays for his multimillion Arizona mansion and indulgent lifestyle”……not saying McLame the traitor doesn’t have lots of graft in his history going back to at least 1985’s Keating Five but his wife is loaded and I am sure funds a good potion of his lifestyle

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    • cali says:

      That’s not all because his foundation is set up like that of the Clintons. McCain received and accepted $1,000,000.00 from one of the arrested Saudi princes Alweed (sp) who is currently hanging upside down being tortured by Eric Prince/Blackwater hired by King Salman. I’m sure after 4 weeks he may sing just a ‘lil bit.
      Then there is this mornings post on Threadreaderapp.com/Wichter where McCain is trying to take the easy way out of his treason against DT. Having been fitted with a ankle bracelet ergo his boot he does not want to face justice. He wants the natural process of dying being induced quickly so as to die not as a criminal but as the POW we know him under. Imagine that! No wonder those having served with him called him a traitor. So yes watch for the announcement of his death in the near future because that is what he has chosen for himself as a way out and it was accepted.
      Once again he does what he does best and that is being the coward he always was. He rather let his aide twist in the wind. What a guy!
      As to Sundance’s request helping with possible names may I recommend Kadzig who was the Assisting Attorney General at the time all this was hatched.

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  30. DanO64 says:

    When I lived in Arizona in the 90s I knew I had the most corrupt Senator in the entire congress. Then I moved to Nevada. Harry Reid and John McCain are both knee deep in this whole criminal (yes financial gain) conspiracy. I would just love to hear them says they did it for the “love of country”. Traitors are what they are. Nothing but disgusting traitors.

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  31. Guyski says:

    Do their spouses need to be researched?

    Example:

    McCord is married to Sheldon Snook, who also worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. In fact, it was McCord who got her husband his job as administrative assistant and court liaison to the public and news media by recommending him to Judge Hogan. Snook also served as spokesman for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. He currently works in a similar capacity for the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  32. “This is how McCain pays for his multimillion Arizona mansion and indulgent lifestyle.”

    I thought his wife was filthy rich?

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  33. KBR says:

    PS: don’t drink Budweiser

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  34. KBR says:

    Glimpse of the future:
    The interior of the cell is to your right…

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  35. Southrider says:

    England – Comey – HSBC – Hizballah – drugs – Obama. Interesting times. We got lots of rope and trees in DC.
    Feed a tree.

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  36. Mickey Wasp says:

    Sundance, I came a bit late to the party and really don’t have the time to break this particular twitter thread down to gather the information you are seeking. However, I found it quite enlightening and informative. It has many documents backing up their claims. Just maybe it will help?

    wakeywakey ‏ @ckadoodldooUS
    On 4/25/16, there were 2 back to back meetings at the White House between FISA lawyers and FBI Counsel James Baker. It was hosted by Suhas Subramanyam.

    The people invited are located on the WH visitor log website, found by searching “James Baker”:
    James Baker(FBI)
    Trisha B Anderson (FBI)
    Tashina Guahar( DOJ)
    John T Lynch (DOJ)
    John (Brad) Wiegmann (DOJ)
    Alan Rozenshtein (DOJ)
    Norman (Christopher) Hardee (DOJ)
    Iris Lan (DOJ)

    The DOJ attorneys Tashina Guahar, Christopher Hardee, Brad Wiegmann are FISA attorneys. There are some FISA docs available online with their info on them.

    Iris Lan, DOJ lawyer was in both the April WH meeting and the May 5th meeting. She is an Associate Deputy Attorney General. Trisha B. Anderson is senior counsel to Deputy attorney Generals.

    Michael Sussmann is Perkins Coie FISA expert. In early April Sussmann and James Baker were speaking at a privacy summit. A few weeks later, Baker is meeting with FISA attorneys at the WHITE HOUSE. A few days after that, Sussmann is in secret meetings at the DNC about their “data breach”. Sussman brought in Crowdstrike.

    The controversy surrounding the bias of Andrew Weissmann towards Sally Yates. Weissmann lavished praise on Sally Yates after her decision to defy President Trump and not enforce his travel ban executive order, according to government emails published. “I am so proud,” Weissman, then a top prosecutor in the Justice Department’s criminal division, wrote to then-acting Attorney General Yates after the move. “And in awe. Thank you so much. All my deepest respects.”

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    • Mickey Wasp says:

      Disregard the bottom “Tweets” unless it just perks your interest – don’t know how they posted along with the top?

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    • Trent Telenko says:

      Mickey Wasp,

      Is there a time line of these April – May 2016 meetings somewhere?

      Laying out the dates of the meetings and their participants on a spread sheet will peel back a lot of fog and provide a means of inferring decisions made and by which principles.

      April – May 2016 is when Trump sewed up the GOP nomination and the Deep State realized that it needed/had to create a “Parallel construction” to cover the illegal domestic surveillance they were already doing.

      A Uniparty GOP candidate meant they didn’t have to do this, see the Hill piece by SHARYL ATTKISSON I provided a link for.

      Trump as President meant he could hang them all, because they have no hooks into him.

      The “Trump Project” makes a great deal more sense now. It was less a coup and more a Mel Brookes’ “Blazing Saddles”-ish “We gotta save our phony baloney jobs.”

      These “Deep State” yo-yos expected Hillary to win and that Trump would be incompetent as President if he won, when neither was true.

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      • Mickey Wasp says:

        Like I shared with Sundance and Co., I really have other business to take care of the next few days. However, if one goes to the twitter thread the documents are there and are dated.

        Here is another thread from ‘wakeywakey’ on the subject that may provide even more information with dates. A summary below:
        “John Carlin replacement, Mary McCord stepped down in the middle of the Trump Russia investigation. October 2016-April 2017. Prior to his post he worked under Robert Mueller at the FBI. In 2007 Carlin was national coordinator of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Program of the DOJ’s Federal Computer Crime Unit. Carlin became Muller’s ‘chief of staff’ and ‘senior counsel’ “.

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  37. Trent Telenko says:

    Sundance,

    Researching this stuff isn’t my skill set…but this seems to be related.

    http://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/366442-10-times-the-intel-community-violated-the-trust-of-americas

    I strongly suspect many of the names involved in these 10 events SHARYL ATTKISSON mentions are also involved in “The Trump Project” of July 2016 to date.

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  38. G. Combs says:

    This looks very interesting: 2016 Intelligence and National Security Summit
    It includes
    Stuart Evans – Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division – DOJ
    John Brennan – CIA
    Comey – FBI
    James Clapper – Director of National Intelligence
    Andrew McCabe – Deputy Director FBI
    John Carlin – Assistant Attorney General for National Security – DOJ
    Shawn Henry — President CrowdStrike Services
    August Cole — Writer in Residence/Senior Fellow Avascent/Atlantic Council
    Michael Chertoff — Former Secretary of Homeland Security –Chairman and Co-Founder, The Chertoff Group
    James Katavolos — Senior VP – Cyber Intelligence Center of Citibank**
    Congressman Devin Nunes (R, CA)
    Congressman Adam Schiff (D, CA)

    A whole heck of a lot more military and government folks and very few private sector.

    ** Major Stockholder is Saudi Prince Al-Waleed

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  39. G. Combs says:

    When I was looking at Luke Dembosky, I found this at a nasty Trump bashing site:
    http://www.danger.today/news/author/mattathias-schwartz/

    Quick bio: Mattathias Schwartz is a former national security reporter for The Intercept. He has served as a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, a staff writer at The New Yorker, and is currently a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations. In the past, he has contributed to the print editions of the Wall Street Journal…

    This is what he wrote after his initial Trump bashing.
    “…. Mary B. McCord, who has been helping oversee the Justice Department’s probe into Russian interference in the presidential election, is stepping down from her post as the acting head of the department’s national security division and leaving the federal government in the coming weeks, a source familiar with McCord’s role told The Intercept….

    McCord is a career civil servant who became acting assistant attorney general in charge of the national security division in October, when John Carlin, an Obama appointee, resigned. In that role, McCord was responsible for counterintelligence and counterterrorism investigations at Justice. In his testimony before Congress, FBI Director James Comey described the Russia probe as “a counterintelligence investigation” and said it would “include an assessment of whether any crimes were committed.”
    “Any major investigation related to counter-intelligence or cyber-related counter-intelligence would fall under Mary’s leadership,” said Luke Dembosky, who served as deputy assistant attorney general at the national security division until last spring

    In March, McCord announced the indictment of two Russian intelligence officers and two hackers accused of accessing Yahoo’s network and the contents of webmail accounts. At a press conference, McCord said that Yahoo hacking case was “a separate investigation” from the hacks of the Democratic National Committee. “That’s an ongoing investigation,” she said of the DNC matter…”

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  40. johnnyreb says:

    After reviewing his military, personal, and political life/careers; is it really un-conscienable to speculate that ‘songbird’ richly deserves what’s coming to him next?

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  41. NJ Transplant says:

    “D” is Heather Cartwright. She was honored by the American Bar Assn in Nov/17 and the write-up says she has been director of OVT since 2007.

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  42. NJ Transplant says:

    I believe “E” is John P. Carlin. He was called Asst AG for National Security. He was in the office from April/14 through October/16. The Office of Intelligence website lists the past Assistant AGs and their terms.

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  43. Bugsdaddy says:

    OK.. Catching up after a wonderful Christmas holiday…..

    SD indicates that the dossier was instrumental in obtaining the FISA warrant. Has that now been established? Or is it still in the highly suspected category? The reason I ask is that the last I recall, it was indicated that would blow the whole mess to smithereens and be enough evidence to begin perp-walking some of these jerks.

    Not sure if I missed something or not……

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  44. ray76 says:

    re: “C”

    September 15, 2016 – Speaker bio:

    Adam S. Hickey is the Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Asset Protection in the National Security Division of the Department of Justice, where he manages NSD’s efforts to combat national security threats from computer intrusions and attacks, economic espionage, proliferation, and foreign investment.

    From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Hickey was the Acting Deputy Chief for Cyber in the Counterintelligence and Export Control Section of NSD, where he supervised criminal investigations of foreign state-actors for malicious cyber activity affecting the private sector and critical infrastructure, including the unprecedented 2014 indictment of five Chinese military officers for computer hacking and economic espionage (United States v. Wang Dong); the indictment of seven Iranians for cyberattacks on the financial sector and unauthorized access to a SCADA system in 2012 and 2013; and the conviction of a Chinese aerospace engineer for conspiring with PLA hackers (United States v. Su Bin).

    Throughout his time at NSD, Mr. Hickey has represented the Department on interagency policy committees concerning cybersecurity and counterterrorism and analyzed legal issues arising from the intelligence, counterintelligence, and national security activities of Government agencies.

    Previously, Mr. Hickey was a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, where he focused on national security cases involving terrorism and international drug and arms trafficking, and where he served as Deputy Chief of Appeals. He has been awarded the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service and the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence, among other honors.

    Prior to joining the Department of Justice in 2007, Mr. Hickey clerked for the Hon. Jed S. Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.) and the Hon. Robert A. Katzmann (2d Cir.) and practiced civil litigation and white collar defense at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in Manhattan. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.

    https://law.stanford.edu/event/us-doj-national-security-division-talk/

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  45. Donna Turpen says:

    It is at the point where I cannot keep these people straight! Kudos to those doing all this reasearch!

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  46. jello333 says:

    I’m trying to catch up on posts from the past few days, so only just now seeing this one. Don’t know if I could have been of any help, but looks like it’s no longer needed. 😉 You guys are AMAZING in what you’ve dug up…. crowd-sourcing at its finest! (And this has always been one of Sundance’s strong suits… knowing when to “delegate” by throwing ideas/questions out there and just letting everyone GO AT IT.)

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  47. RJ Parsons says:

    https://www.debevoise.com/news/2016/03/senior-doj-official-luke-dembosky

    This is the firm thatFBI Head, Wray’s father was with, as well as Several FBI/DOJ bigs like DOJ IG Horowitz, and possibly Ties to NY Southern District US Attorneys like Comey/Mueller/Lynch.

    https://www.debevoise.com/news/2016/03/senior-doj-official-luke-dembosky

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  48. Texmom says:

    Don’t know what has been found so far because I am not able to read all comments right now, but much can be found using the wayback machine and then perusing the links from the archived page.
    https://web.archive.org/web/20150106024520/https://www.justice.gov/nsd/sections-offices#operations
    One lower level name is Heather Cartwright, director of Victims of Overseas Terrorism.
    Has anyone tried looking at the known names on LinkedIn and looking through their contacts?

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  49. Joe Brock says:

    Principal deputy assistant attorney General for the NSD division from Oct 2014 – Oct 2016 was Mary McCord
    chief of staff from 0ct 2014 – 2017? was Anita Singh

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