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Americans Deserve to Know Who Is Leaking to the Press

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

People inside the executive branch are daily providing fresh meat to feed the scandal. Anti-Trump media are transfixed by it. It is the Watergate of their generation. They can smell the blood in the water. The Pulitzers are calling. And they love it, for they loathe Donald Trump both for who he is and what he stands for.

Democrats Playing Dumb On Executive Privilege

Yesterday, Democrats were playing dumb to gain a political advantage, and Attorney General Sessions shot them down in the clearest and politest terms possible.

AG Sessions Before The Senate Intelligence Committee: It’s A Hearing About Nothing

Today’s hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee featuring former Senator, now Attorney General, Jeff Sessions should be the last time the government of the United States allows itself to be manipulated into responding to the lies and provocations of James Comey.

James Comey: The Incredible Shrinking Man

Perhaps if James Comey had known his Rudyard Kipling a bit better he might have chosen a different metaphor for himself than Captains Courageous, like the one where Kipling said, Now, don't be angry after you've been afraid. That's the worst kind of cowardice.

Far Left Anti-Trump NSA Leaker Arrested

One is left wondering what kind of background check Ms. Winner was given prior to and during her employment and how, in view of these social media red flags, she was given access to sensitive intelligence about the FBI investigation into Russian influence operations in the United States.

Forget Russian Collusion. We ARE Russia.

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

American democracy was being stolen from us. Our system was headed -- and still is headed if we don't stop this -- in the direction of Iran's with our  virtually unsupervised intel agencies playing the role of the mullahs' Assembly of Experts, controlling whom we could vote for and what would happen after they were elected.

The Alleged Kushner–Kislyak Meeting: Amateur Hour May Be Worse Than ‘Collusion’

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

Yes, there are clearly Obama sieves in the administrative state who delight in politically wounding the Trump administration. There is also no shortage of patriots in our intelligence agencies who know that Russia is a threat and wonder what on earth the Trump brain trust is thinking.

A Special Prosecutor for Criminal Leaks

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

When Trump gets home from his trip, he should direct Justice to establish an office inside the FBI to investigate all illegal leaks since his election and all security leaks that are de facto felonies, and name a special prosecutor to head up the investigation.

The FBI Must Investigate The Sophisticated Intelligence Operation To Destroy President Trump

When one begins to analyze how these stories begin and propagate it is clear that, as The Washington Post put it, “current and former U.S. officials” in the intelligence agencies are engaged in what amounts to a seditious conspiracy to cripple and eventually bring down President Trump.

Obama Holdovers Successfully Sabotaging Trump's War Against ISIS

Until President Trump rids himself of those officials and advisers who do not share his foreign policy goals the internal coup against him will continue to the detriment of our war with the Islamic State and the broader success of his administration.

Inspector Obama and the Red Panther

George Neumayr, The American Spectator

What has come out of all this snooping? No evidence of collusion between Trump and Russia, as even Obama aides James Clapper and Mike Morrell have conceded. But it is yielding plenty of evidence of criminal collusion between the Obama administration and the media. Only the chattering class would have the Orwellian gall to shift the scandal from the Obama administration investigating a political opponent and inflicting damage on him through criminal leaks to the Republicans’ exposure of that devious gambit.

In the Nunes Affair, Don’t Lose Sight of the Unanswered Questions

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

Nunes’s lapses have raised the decibel level of calls for a special congressional committee to take over the investigation. We may end up there, but I still believe the House and Senate Intelligence Committees should first have an opportunity to show they can do the job; I harbor no illusions that a special committee would be any less partisan than the existing committees.

John Brennan and Baltic Spies Teamed Up to Defeat Trump

George Neumayr, The American Spectator

Both Brennan and officials in the Baltic States had strong incentives to help Hillary and hurt Trump. That Brennan and some Baltic spies teamed up to inflate the significance of some half-baked intelligence from a recording isn’t surprising. Only in such a feverish partisan milieu would basic questions go unasked, such as: Is it really a good idea to investigate a political opponent on the basis of a lead provided by a country that wants to see him lose?

FedUp PAC Poll: Conservatives Say Leakers Must Be Prosecuted

Conservatives agree with President Trump that the illegal leaks used against Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn are the true scandal, and that the leakers should be found and prosecuted, according to a new poll by FedUp PAC.