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Parsing Clapper
National Review Online, by Andrew C. McCcarthy

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Posted By:danvillebill, 3/8/2017 11:31:49 PM

In Monday’s Morning Jolt, Jim Geraghty usefully outlined some intriguing statements made by former Obama national intelligence director James Clapper regarding the FISA surveillance controversy. Clapper’s remarks, in an interview by NBC’s Chuck Todd on Meet the Press on Sunday, are being taken as a blanket denial of the allegations that the Obama administration used the Justice Department and FBI to investigate Trump-campaign figures, potentially including Trump himself.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: danvillebill, 3/8/2017 11:34:11 PM     (No. 11183466)

Sorry Andy
Dumb OP screwed up your name.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GO3, 3/9/2017 4:17:32 AM     (No. 11183593)

Clapper is a proven liar.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chillijilli, 3/9/2017 6:49:31 AM     (No. 11183651)

Thanks for posting, OP.
PERECT example of how what ISN´T said or ISN´T reported is often more important than what IS.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grampus, 3/9/2017 8:57:51 AM     (No. 11183791)

Also....what exactly does "wiretapping" include? "Tapping" a computer would/wouldn´t fit into the old-fashioned term of wiretapping.
Sorta depends on what the meaning of "is" is.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/9/2017 9:00:19 AM     (No. 11183796)

One thing is for sure the guy displayed some strange body language when he was on that TV show.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hazymac, 3/9/2017 9:13:51 AM     (No. 11183818)

Don´t worry, OP. In our book you´re purt´ near perfect.

As for Clapper, he lied saying that the Obama Administration was not behind the electronic surveillance of Trump and those around him. Clapper´s lawyerly evasion "I can deny it" makes me spit.

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