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August 03, 2017

McMasters Sent Susan Rice a Letter in April Telling Her He'd Let Her Keep Her Security Clearance, and He'd Waive any "Need to Know" Restrictions on Her For Anything She Worked on During Her Tenure

Meanwhile, he continues to fire Trump loyalists -- and those who propose firing Obama people -- at a steady clip.

Almost as if he has some kind of agenda to protect the Obama legacy and thwart the implementation of Trump's stated policy goals.

It's time for McMasters to go and join the rest of the Obama Holdovers at Obama's mansion.

Almost one month after it was disclosed that former President Obama's National Security Adviser Susan Rice was unmasking members of President Trump’s team and other Americans, Trump’s own national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, sent an official letter giving her unfettered and continuing access to classified information and waiving her “need-to-know” requirement on anything she viewed or received during her tenure, Circa has confirmed.

The undated and unclassified letter from McMaster was sent in the mail to Rice's home during the last week of April. Trump was not aware of the letter or McMaster’s decision, according to two Senior West Wing officials and an intelligence official, who spoke to Circa on condition that they not be named.

Read the letter at the link.

Caroline Glick claims that McMasters is attempting to keep the Iran Deal in place (expressly contrary to Trump's position, and the claimed position of most Professional Conservatives), and is openly contemptuous of Israel, referring to it as an "occupying force."

Many of you will remember that a few days before Trump’s visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – ?????? ?????? and his advisers were blindsided when the Americans suddenly told them that no Israeli official was allowed to accompany Trump to the Western Wall.


What hasn’t been reported is that it was McMaster who pressured Trump to agree not to let Netanyahu accompany him to the Western Wall. At the time, I and other reporters were led to believe that this was the decision of rogue anti-Israel officers at the US consulate in Jerusalem. But it wasn’t. It was McMaster.

And even that, it works out wasn’t sufficient for McMaster. He pressured Trump to cancel his visit to the Wall and only visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial — ala the Islamists who insist that the only reason Israel exists is European guilt over the Holocaust.

While McMasters zealously protects the positions of Obama holdovers -- indeed, he even called an all-hands-on-deck briefing to tell the NSC that there is no such thing as an "Obama holdover," and that they were all on the team (and, impliedly, anyone suggesting otherwise was off the team -- he fires all the Trump loyalists and those keeping tabs on the Obama Holdovers.


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