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Ex-Obama Official Spills the Beans: ‘Get as Much Intelligence as You Can – Before President Obama Leaves the Administration’

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

Evelyn Farkas, deputy assistant secretary of defense under Obama, spilled the beans about the Obama administration spying on Trump, spreading the info far and wide, and even leaking  it to the press. She acknowledged that there was a rush by her colleagues to gather intelligence on Trump team ties to Russia before Donald Trump took office, to spread them around as wide as possible and to conceal the sources of the intelligence from the incoming Trump administration.

Farkas worked for the Obama administration until September 2015 and became a foreign policy advisor for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and eventually an MSNBC contributor.

While appearing on Morning Joe on March 2nd, Farkas responded to a report in The New York Times suggesting the “Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking.” Note: March 2nd was two days before President Trump tweeted about being “wiretapped”

In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Donald J. Trump and Russians — across the government. Former American officials say they had two aims: to ensure that such meddling isn’t duplicated in future American or European elections, and to leave a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators.

Perhaps accidentally but Farkas admitted she was part of the effort urging the gathering of as much intelligence and to spread the information far and wide.  Note in the statement below when she speaks of people on the Hill, she probably means Democrats after all she was a Hillary sta…

Read the rest of the story and watch the VIDEO at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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