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Fri May 5, 2017, 09:02 PM

Congress, law enforcement officials concerned Russia is trying to discredit FBI probe

CBS News has learned that members of Congress and U.S. law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned that Russia is already trying or will try to discredit the FBI counterintelligence investigation. The probe into whether Trump campaign representatives coordinated with the Russians during the 2016 campaign has been underway for about ten months. Former U.S. intelligence officials and current congressional sources say Russians will try to exploit vulnerabilities and spread misinformation as the investigation unfolds and as the FBI gets closer to a conclusion. 

Multiple sources say Russian operatives are skilled at planting false information and watching it spread. Just this week, FBI Director James Comey testified on Capitol Hill that he believed the Russians were still meddling in U.S. politics and that he expected more Russian interference in upcoming 2018 elections and beyond.

The Senate Intelligence Committee continues its investigation into Russian meddling in the election and recently sent a letter to Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, requesting that he provide them with information including the following: 

A list of all his meetings with Russian officials or businessmen from June 6 up until Inauguration Day; and the meetings he knows of between any Trump campaign affiliates who may have met with Russians;Emails, text messages, written correspondence and phone records during that time frame involving Russian officials or businessmen and Page or other Trump campaign affiliates; All information regarding his financial and real estate holdings related to Russia in the same time period.

In response, Page sent a letter to the top members on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sens. Richard Burr and Mark Warner deriding their "comically fake inquiry," which he also referred to in the letter as "pathetic Russia storyline fabrications" and a "fanciful witch hunt."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/congress-law-enforcement-officials-concerned-russia-is-trying-to-discredit-fbi-probe/ar-BBAMOzG?li=BBnbcA1&ocid=edgsp

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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 2017 OP
spanone May 2017 #1
kacekwl May 2017 #2
Historic NY May 2017 #3
blueinredohio May 2017 #4
ProudLib72 May 2017 #5

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri May 5, 2017, 09:04 PM

1. subpoena what they want from page.

just do it.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri May 5, 2017, 09:06 PM

2. That's why we have to move this investigation along

Come on people , chop-chop please. Can't let the swamp dwellers get away with this.

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Fri May 5, 2017, 09:06 PM

3. Page is going off the deep end...

accusing the Clintons and Obama of orchestrating the questioning. He is swinging in the wind and knows that the ISA has him. I say its almost time they bring him in for an extensive interview......with candy & hamburgers.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri May 5, 2017, 10:12 PM

4. I don't think

Republicans in congress are too worried about it. They're trying to stall any way they can.

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Fri May 5, 2017, 10:27 PM

5. Pretty easy to discredit the investigation now

Thousands of Russian trolls on the case. The MSM doesn't want to discuss Russia. Comey called to testify before the Senate. The only information we get is leaked from unnamed "official" sources through Claude Taylor, Louse Mensch and Jester tweets. What's not suspicious about this?

Transparency is the key to killing off any doubt.

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