SUSAN RICE SCANDAL GETS EVEN WORSE: Shocking New Details Released

SUSAN RICE SCANDAL GETS EVEN WORSE: Shocking New Details Released

News recently broke that Susan Rice, former national security adviser for Barack Obama, put in requests to unmask the names of people on Trump’s transition team under surveillance. Those names were then sent to the National Security Council, the Defense Department, then-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and then-CIA Director John Brennan. This information ignited a firestorm of controversy, but it’s just about to get worse for Rice, as even more details get released.

Former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova said that Rice created “detailed spreadsheets” of phone calls between Donald Trump and his aides during the presidential election. “What was produced by the intelligence community at the request of Ms. Rice were detailed spreadsheets of intercepted phone calls with unmasked Trump associates in perfectly legal conversations with individuals,” diGenova told The Daily Caller.

“The overheard conversations involved no illegal activity by anybody of the Trump associates, or anyone they were speaking with. In short, the only apparent illegal activity was the unmasking of the people in the calls.”

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Other officials confirmed diGenova’s claims that Rice kept detailed surveillance reports in the year before the 2016 presidential election.

Rice also wasn’t alone in this operation; her deputy, Ben Rhodes, helped in the operation, according to Fox News. Former Obama Deputy Defense Secretary Evelyn Farkas also admitted last month that she “was urging my former colleagues” to “get as much information as you can, get as much intelligence as you can, before President Obama leaves the administration.”

Retired Col. James Waurishuk, an NSC veteran and former deputy director for intelligence at the U.S. Central Command, also told The Daily Caller that this had to have been a widespread operation throughout the Obama administration. “The surveillance initially is the responsibility of the National Security Agency,” Waurishuk said. “They have to abide by this guidance when one of the other agencies says, ‘we’re looking at this particular person which we would like to unmask.'”

“The lawyers and counsel at the NSA surely would be talking to the lawyers and members of counsel at CIA, or at the National Security Council or at the Director of National Intelligence or at the FBI,” he continued. “It’s unbelievable of the level and degree of the administration to look for information on Donald Trump and his associates, his campaign team and his transition team. This is really, really serious stuff.”

Former NSC Senior Director Michael Doran also chimed in, telling The Daily Caller that “somebody blew a hole in the wall between national security secrets and partisan politics.” He said it “was a stream of information that was supposed to be hermetically sealed from politics and the Obama administration found a way to blow a hole in that wall.”

Doran said that this is not only an abuse of the system, but it’s a crime — a felony, which can land someone in jail for 10 years.

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