OBAMA DOJ GAVE NATALIA SPECIAL ENTRY MYSTERY SURROUNDS VESELNITSKAYA

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Why Did Loretta Lynch Grant Trump Jr’s Russian Lawyer A Special Visa To Enter America?

With everyone now rummaging through every document, intercept, and memo for something, anything tying Trump to Russia, The Hill’s John Solomon and Jonathan Easley have unearthed details that show the Russian lawyer who penetrated Donald Trump’s inner circle was initially cleared into the United States by Loretta Lynch‘s Justice Department under “extraordinary circumstances” after she had initially been turned down.

Simply put, as The Hill notes, this revelation means it was the Obama Justice Department that enabled the newest and most intriguing figure in the Russia-Trump investigation to enter the country without a visa.

The Moscow lawyer had been turned down for a visa to enter the U.S. lawfully but then was granted special immigration parole by then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch for the limited purpose of helping a company owned by Russian businessman Denis Katsyv, her client, defend itself against a Justice Department asset forfeiture case in federal court in New York City.

 

During a court hearing in early January 2016 as Veselnitskaya’s permission to stay in the country was about to expire, federal prosecutors described how rare the grant of parole immigration was as Veselnitskaya pleaded for more time to remain in the United States.

 

“In October the government bypassed the normal visa process and gave a type of extraordinary permission to enter the country called immigration parole,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Monteleoni explained to the judge during a hearing Jan. 6, 2016.

 

“That’s a discretionary act that the statute allows the Attorney General to do in extraordinary circumstances. In this case, we did that so that Mr. Katsyv could testify. And we made the further accommodation of allowing his Russian lawyer into the country to assist,” he added.

 

The prosecutor said Justice was willing to allow the Russian lawyer to enter the United States again as the trial in the case approached so she could help prepare and attend the proceedings.

But just five days after meeting in June 2016 at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr., presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner and then Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, it seems the Justice Department had lost track of her… (as The Hill details)

Moscow attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya showed up in Washington in the front row of a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Russia policy, video footage of the hearing shows.

She also helped arrange an event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. where pro-Russian supporters showed a movie that challenged the underpinnings of the U.S. human rights law known as the Magnitysky Act, which Russian leader Vladimir Putin has reviled and tried to reverse. About 80 people, including congressional staffers and State Department employees attended the viewing at the Newseum.

At least five congressional staffers and State Department officials attended that movie showingaccording to a Foreign Agent Registration Act complaint filed with the Justice Department about Veselnitskaya’s efforts.

And Veselnitskaya also attended a dinner with the chairman of the House subcommittee overseeing Russia policy, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) and roughly 20 other guests at a dinner club frequented by Republicans.

All of which was a far cry from the narrow reason the U.S. government initially gave for allowing Veselnitskaya into the U.S. in late 2015, according to federal court records.

“There’s zero doubt that she and her U.S. colleagues were lobbying to repeal Magnitsky or at least ensure his name was removed from the global law Congress was considering,” said U.S. businessman William Browder, who was the main proponent for the Magnitsky Act and who filed a FARA complaint against Veselnitskaya, Dellums and other U.S. officials claiming they should have registered as foreign agent lobbyists because of the work.

Furthermore, as The Hill notes, the U.S. Attorney’s office in New York confirmed Wednesday to The Hill that it let Veselnitskaya into the country on a grant of immigration parole from October 2015 to early January 2016.

Justice Department and State Department officials could not immediately explain how the Russian lawyer was still in the country in June for the meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and the events in Washington D.C.

Maybe Washington is a “sanctuary for Russian operatives” City?

We look forward to the hearing where Lynch has to explain how she gave this “russian operative” special access to America, then lost track of her, only to discover her again via NSA intercepts, trying to pitch Magnitsky Act repeal to Trump Jr.

COMEY ADMITS ORCHESTRATING MEMO LEAK…

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Trump’s “tapes” tweet prompted Comey to leak memos

By Alex Brandon

Fired FBI Director James Comey is now in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify about his interactions with President Trump as they relate to the federal government’s Russia probe.

A big thing: Comey refused to state whether he believed that President Trump’s request to shut down the investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn amounted to obstruction of justice — saying it was a question for the investigation’s special counsel Bob Mueller — but he called it “a very disturbing thing, very concerning.”

Another big thing: After his firing and this Trump tweet, Comey asked a close friend of his — Columbia law professor Daniel Richman — to leak the content of his memos to the media with the hope of triggering the appointment of a special counsel.

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Comey’s reasoning for testifying — in his own words:

  • “The explanations, the shifting explanations [for his firing], confused me — and increasingly concerned me.”
  • “It confused me when I saw on television the president saying that he actually fired me because of the Russia investigation.”
  • “The administration then chose to defame me and, more importantly, the FBI.”

More from Comey:

  • Why he took notes on Trump meetings: “I was honestly concerned he might lie about the nature of our meeting and I thought it important to document.”
  • More on the memos: Comey wrote them in an unclassified manner to make them “easier to discuss” across government. He added, “I remember thinking, ‘This is a very disturbing development, very important to our work, I need to document it.'”
  • Why he thought Trump wanted to meet: “My common sense told me that he’s looking to get something in exchange for my request to stay in the job.”
  • On not shutting down Trump’s Flynn request: “Maybe if I were stronger I would have. I was so stunned by the conversation that I just took it in.”
  • Pushing back on Trump: “I never initiated a communication with the president.”
  • On AG Sessions: Comey stated that he believed Sessions would recuse himself from the Russia investigation eventually because the FBI was “aware of facts” that he “can’t disclose in an open setting.”
  • Under investigation? Comey confirmed that Trump himself was not under investigation while he was FBI director.
  • Why he didn’t state that publicly: “It creates a duty to correct — which I’ve lived before.”
  • Trump’s tapes: “I’ve seen the tweet about tapes. Lordy, I hope there are tapes.”
  • Trump’s tapes take 2: “The president surely knows if he taped me. If he did, my feelings won’t be hurt. Release all the tapes. I’m good with it.”
  • The Steele dossier: Comey refused to state in the open session whether any aspects of the Steele dossier had been verified.
  • Trump and the dossier: “He had a strong and defensive reaction.”
  • What Comey thinks is most significant: When Trump requested the Flynn shutdown: “Why would you kick everyone out of the Oval Office?”
  • On former AG Loretta Lynch: Regarding the Department of Justice’s push to tone down the rhetoric surrounding the Clinton email investigation, Comey said, “The attorney general was looking to align campaign language with our language, which… gave me a queasy feeling.”
  • Comey’s message to his former colleagues at the FBI:I am so sorry that I didn’t get the opportunity to say goodbye to you properly.”

COMEY LIED TO CONGRESS ABOUT NSA MASS SURVEILLANCE OF U.S. CITIZENS

Citizens include Donald Trump and Alex Jones

| Infowars.com – JUNE 7, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The decision of a federal court to take the case of former contractor Dennis Montgomery advances the story Infowars.com reported in March that the National Security Agency illegally conducted surveillance of potentially millions of citizens for years, with a database that suggests both Donald J. Trump and Alex Jones were under unauthorized government monitoring.

On Tuesday, Circa.com reported the federal district judge who has already ruled that some of the NSA’s data collection on American citizens violates the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment, agreeing to hear the case of Montgomery, a contract officer turned whistleblower who gave to the FBI 47 hard drives of highly classified documents.

Circa.com further reported on Tuesday that FBI agents interviewed Montgomery on video tape for several hours and collected the hard drives.

On May 4, 2017, Circa.com also reported that the Obama administration, in President Obama’s final year in office, “significantly expanded efforts to search NSA intercepts for information about Americans, distributing thousands of intelligence reports across government with the redacted names of U.S. residents during the midst of a divisive 2016 presidential election.”

As Infowars.com reported in March, Montgomery first turned over files from the 47 hard drives in 2013, to Sheriff Arpaio in Maricopa Co., Ariz., who at that time was conducting a cold case posse investigation into the authenticity of the computer birth certificate Barack Obama made public on April 11, 2011.

Michael Zullo, formerly the commander and chief investigator of the Cold Case Posse (CCP), a special investigative group created in 2006 in the office of Joseph M. Arpaio, formerly the sheriff in Maricopa Co., an Arizona State Certified Law Enforcement Agency, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., provided the database to Infowars.com.

The electronic surveillance database, provided to Zullo by Montgomery in 2013, was apparently created by the NSA as part of the NSA’s illegal and unconstitutional Project Dragnet electronic surveillance of U.S. citizens, first revealed by news reports published in 2005, as further documented by the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013.

Sheriff Arpaio and Chief Investigator Zullo confirmed to Infowars.com that there were in the Montgomery NSA database dozens of entries at various addresses, that included Trump Tower in New York City and Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.

These records suggest Donald Trump was apparently under NSA electronic surveillance from 2004, during President George W. Bush’s term of office, through 2009, the first year of President Obama’s presidency.

After additional search of the Montgomery files, Zullo also confirmed that Alex Jones had been under NSA surveillance during the same years.

At issue is whether former FBI James Comey lied to Congress when he testified under oath to the House Intelligence Committee on March 20, 2017, that after an exhaustive investigation, he could find no records to indicate the Obama administration had placed Donald Trump under NSA electronic surveillance.

While Montgomery’s credibility has been called into question, Zullo maintained to Infowars.com that the amount of information provided by Montgomery related to Operation Dragnet was extraordinarily voluminous and that Montgomery had shared information with investigators in 2013 that will be the subject of his forthcoming federal district court case.

RUSH: Imagine The Hassle If ‘Reality Winner’ Had Leaked NSA Document During Trump Transition

Published on Jun 6, 2017

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scrumsey

They used a fake document, had it classified, and used it as ‘bait’ to see who would leak it. THAT is probably what happened.
scrumsey

The ‘Russians’ excuse is faker than a $3 bill. That is all they got. Pathetic, isn’t it?
allboydogs

Shoot that stupid bitch traitor
ckaz007

I need to see this woman’s birth certificate before I will believe anyone is named “Reality Winner”.
james mcbride

This whole story is a setup…hoax written all over it !
vanscoyoc

There is no way some spear fishing emails to a hundred people flips an election. Impossible. The Dems looks really stupid now. So does the NSA and FBI.
Carlos Danger

Reality winner from the show biggest loser?
Pinkie Bo

So really Russian helped Hillary win the majority vote !!! Even if the Russians tampered with every voting machine in America , Hillary would not have won !!! Why? Because it was the Electoral College’s 304 votes that gave Trump the Presidency not the voting machines!

JAILED NSA LEAKER REALITY WINNER: ‘BEING WHITE IS TERRORISM’

Her social media profiles show she’s a thoroughly brainwashed, far-left #Resistance activist

Chris Menahan | Information LiberationJUNE 6, 2017

Reality Leigh Winner, the 25-year-old federal contractor who was arrested on Saturday for leaking classified information to the media, is a #Resistance activist who believes “being white is terrorism.”

Winner reportedly confessed to leaking a top secret NSA document on purported Russian hacking to an unnamed news organization, believed to be The Intercept.

Her social media profiles show she’s a thoroughly brainwashed, far-left #Resistance activist who said Donald Trump is an “orange fascist” and “the most dangerous” person in the country.

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She’s an ethnomasochist who believes “being white is terrorism.”

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She was a huge supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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She considered herself part of The Resistance™.

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She was radicalized by John Oliver, The Daily Show, Stephen Colbert, Michael Moore and others. She said Leonardo DiCaprio’s propaganda film “Before The Flood” changed her entire outlook on life and said she’s now “#waitingtodie” from climate change and doesn’t want to have kids.

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She also openly sided with Mexico over America:

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The most remarkable part of this story is how our nation’s standards have collapsed to the point where 25-year-old female social justice warriors are given access to classified information.

It’s also tragic how this beautiful, young girl was radicalized by Hollywood and the entertainment industry into hating herself simply because she was born white.

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She’s now likely going to go to prison for a decade and has ruined her life simply to leak uninteresting, classified information she must have thought was proof of some vast Russkie conspiracy which could bring down “Drumpf.”

Hollywood and the fake news media is ruining people’s lives.

How did she get top secret security clearance? ‘Being white is terrorism’… *(NSA Leaker Is A Bernie Supporter Who ‘Resists’ Trump)

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By Chuck Ross

The 25-year-old woman who stole “Top Secret” documents from the National Security Agency and leaked them to The Intercept appears to be a supporter of Bernie Sanders and other progressive icons, such as Bill Maher and Michael Moore.

Reality Leigh Winner’s apparent social media footprint also shows that she is a supporter of other liberal causes, including the Women’s March and the Islamic Society of North America, the Muslim civil rights group.

She also recently referred to President Trump as a “piece of shit” because of his position on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests.

Winner was indicted in federal court on Monday after she allegedly stole classified documents from her employer, Pluribus International, a defense contractor that does work for the NSA from its offices in Augusta, Ga.

Winner admitted to FBI agents that she stole the documents and provided them to The Intercept. The news site published an article on Monday that appears to be based on the stolen materials. The Top Secret records show that Russian agents attempted to hack into U.S. voting systems prior to the November election.

The federal complaint filed against Winner reveals that she stole the classified documents on May 9, four days after they were published by the NSA. She printed the report and sent it through ground mail to The Intercept. On May 30, a reporter with the outlet contacted the NSA inquiring about the documents. The agency then contacted the FBI, which dispatched agents to interview and apprehend Winner at her home in Augusta.

Other than her left-leaning Facebook page, Winner has a limited online footprint. One news article from the Kingsville (Tex.) Record shows that she graduated from Air Force basic training in March 2011.

A photo of Winner has not been publicly released, but her Facebook page includes information that matches details contained in a federal indictment filed against her in New York on Monday.

The indictment states that Winner has blonde hair and is five-feet-five. The document also mentions that Winner was planning a vacation to Belize last month and that she drives a light-colored Nissan Cube. Winner’s social media accounts show that she visited Belize and drives a car matching that description.

Jon Swaine, a reporter with The Guardian, also identified Winner.

Winner’s posts on Facebook suggest that she is politically active.

On Feb. 14, a day after Winner took her Top Secret job at Pluribus, Winner posted a photo outside of the Atlanta offices of Georgia Sen. David Perdue.

Winner wrote that she had a 30-minute private meeting with the Republican lawmaker.

She said they discussed “my concerns regarding climate change and what the state of Georgia is doing to reduce dependency on fossil fuels.”

“Meanwhile, my plea that our senators not be afraid to directly state when our president or his cabinet tell outright lies was well heard. I was able to draw the parallel between the 2011 interview of President Bashar al Assad claiming utter ignorance of the human rights violations his citizens were protesting to Trump’s statement last week that the White House hadn’t received any calls about the DAPL, nor were there any protests before last week. They got the message,” she wrote.

Winner was heavily critical of Trump just after he took office. She used the hashtag “NeverMyPresident” and “Resist” in a Facebook post about his position on DAPL.

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Winner posted on Facebook most recently on Friday, the day before she was interviewed by the FBI.

“You are what you love, not who loves you,” she wrote.

This article has been updated with additional information.