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April 06, 2017

Congressional Intelligence Committees Sources: The Intelligence Community Is Stonewalling Us On Demands for Information About Surveillance and Unmasking

This is dereliction of duty and insubordination (given that Trump is now their boss, and I presume has ordered them to cooperate). If Trump hasn't made it clear yet, he should: Any further stonewalling is a firing offense and will in fact result in a speedy firing for cause.

I don't even see how a court could overrule him on that.

It's time to put Obama's minions on notice.

"Our requests are simply not being answered," one House Intelligence committee source told Fox News. "The agencies are not really helping at all and there is truly a massive web for us to try and wade through."

A source in the Senate Intelligence Committee had a similar story.

"Any information that will help find the wide extent on the unmasking and surveillance is purposely not being provided," the source said.

The NSA has denied a failure to cooperate -- on their part. But it's been said before by Nunes (I think) that the NSA is cooperative.

The Daily Caller article does not note any similar denials from the CIA and Comey's FBI.

If people in those organizations were complicit in Rice's (and her buddies') unmasking of US persons in reports later leaked to the press -- substituting her politicized claims of need-to-know for their own initial decisions about masking -- then they have their own asses to protect on this, don't they?

At some point Trump has to make it clear that he is in fact the President and will act as one -- including summary termination of insubordinate and/or actually criminal employees -- or the Permanent Swamp will make it clear that they are the ones in charge, and Trump isn't really President. Obama still is.

And if Trump doesn't do that, then he deserves the fate he'll be getting when he's hounded out of office or leaked into electoral defeat in 2020.

"A man without hand is not a man." -- George Costanza, political theorist, author of On the Exercise of Hand, founder of The Human Fund: Money for People

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