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NatSecWonk Declines to Comment on
Ben Rhodes White House Leaks

Washington Free Beacon, by Daniel Wiser

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Posted By:Drive, 7/18/2014 8:00:05 AM

The former White House national security official who was fired last year after being unveiled as the snarky anonymous tweeter behind the NatSecWonk account declined to comment on Thursday about his exploits and previous accusations that another senior official leaked classified U.S. intelligence information. The Daily Beast first reported last October that Jofi Joseph was behind the NatSecWonk Twitter account known for anonymously mocking dozens of Obama administration officials, lawmakers, and journalists, most notably Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes. Joseph issued multiple tweets during the summer of 2012 suggesting that Rhodes leaked classified information to the press about the Stuxnet

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Former lurker, 7/18/2014 8:08:20 AM     (No. 9929900)

Good thing the kids didn´t go, it might have been considered child abuse.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Former lurker, 7/18/2014 8:09:19 AM     (No. 9929904)

Posted in the wrong place, should go with the story about the Clinton donor!

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