Potential ‘smoking gun’ showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says


James Rosen:

Republican congressional investigators expect a potential “smoking gun” establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, will be produced to the House Intelligence Committee this week, a source told Fox News.

Classified intelligence showing incidental collection of Trump team communications, purportedly seen by committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and described by him in vague terms at a bombshell Wednesday afternoon news conference, came from multiple sources, Capitol Hill sources told Fox News. The intelligence corroborated information about surveillance of the Trump team that was known to Nunes, sources said, even before President Trump accused his predecessor of having wiretappedhim in a series of now-infamous tweets posted on March 4.

The intelligence is said to leave no doubt the Obama administration, in its closing days, was using the cover of legitimate surveillance on foreign targets to spy on President-elect Trump, according to sources.

The key to that conclusion is the unmasking of selected U.S. persons whose names appeared in the intelligence, the sources said, adding that the paper trail leaves no other plausible purpose for the unmasking other than to damage the incoming Trump administration.

The FBI hasn’t been responsive to the House Intelligence Committee’s request for documents, but the National Security Agency is expected to produce documents to the committee by Friday. The NSA document production is expected to produce more intelligence than Nunes has so far seen or described – including what one source described as a potential “smoking gun” establishing the spying.

Some time will be needed to properly assess the materials, with the likely result being that congressional investigators and attorneys won’t have a solid handle on the contents of the documents – and their implications – until next week.

Because Nunes’s intelligence came from multiple sources during a span of several weeks, and he has not shared the actual materials with his committee colleagues, he will be the only member of the panel in a position to know whether the NSA has turned over some or all of the intelligence he is citing. However, Fox News was told Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., had been briefed on the basic contents of the intelligence described by Nunes.

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These dirty no good lying demac-RATS up to their usial dirty work as their always up to and what Patton said about Liberal Demacrats POLITICIANS ARE THE LOWEST FORM OF LIFE ON EARTH LIBERAL DEMACRATS ARE THE LOWEST FROM OF POLITICIAN

While it appears Trump was right all along, one thing that is abundantly clear is that Obama has politicized all the law enforcement and intelligence agencies of the US government.

It will take years to fully realize the extent of the damage the Obama gang has done to our Constitutional government.

Now the Dems are upset over the timing of this information coming out.
Just like they had the nerve to be upset over the “lateness” of the Trump 1st budget!
Give him his full Cabinet!!!!

@Bill: Lets hope it isnt years before the most damaging parts are set right. He will really need to get all of the last 2 years of Presidential briefings and have them gone over.

@Spurwing Plover:


You must be nee here.

Innuendo and supposition is all we have.

The sources are.un-named.

Is Nunez the head of The Intelligence Committee or a member of the Trump transition team?
Political lackey who runs to Trump on command.

Rasputin Spewing Bile is first out the gate on most every post. A fine example of FA’S extreme right.

@Richard Wheeler: Then go somewhere else. You and your fluff posts will not be missed!

@Randy: I’d miss your “alternative facts” Col.
Is there any question Nunez threw DT a phony life line to provide cover for Trump’s B.S. wiretap er surveillance claim? Where is Nunez?
Your thoughts on DT’S legal team–judges Napolitano, Piro and Judy?