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February 12, 2018

Phase 3 of the House Investigation Will Probe the Intelligence Community, and Ask Whether John Brennan Perjured Himself in Dossier Testimony

They all perjure themselves, and dare us to prosecute.

Maybe it's time to take the dare.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes next plans to investigate the role former CIA Director John Brennan and other Obama intelligence officials played in promoting the salacious and unverified Steele dossier on Donald Trump -- including whether Brennan perjured himself in public testimony about it.

In his May 2017 testimony before the intelligence panel, Brennan emphatically denied the dossier factored into the intelligence community's publicly released conclusion last year that Russia meddled in the 2016 election "to help Trumpís chances of victory."

Brennan also swore that he did not know who commissioned the anti-Trump research document [], even though senior national security and counterintelligence officials at the Justice Department and FBI knew the previous year that the dossier was funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign.
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The aide, who spoke only on condition of anonymity, said Nunes will focus on Brennan as well as President Obamaís first CIA director, Leon Panetta, along with the former presidentís intelligence czar, James Clapper, and national security adviser, Susan Rice, and security adviser-turned U.N. ambassador Samantha Power, among other intelligence officials.

"John Brennan did more than anyone to promulgate the dirty dossier," the investigator said. "He politicized and effectively weaponized what was false intelligence against Trump."

Attempts to reach Brennan for comment were unsuccessful.

Several Capitol Hill sources say Brennan, a fiercely loyal Obama appointee, talked up the dossier to Democratic leaders, as well as the press, during the campaign.

Sperry has a long article at RCP. It's worth the full read.


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