Karol Cummins @karolcummins #PAM Positive Active Measures #TrumpRussia #TeamPatriot News: #NutShellReport #USVIA #Photography #Art Honor/Respect: DOJ, DOD, FBI, NSA, CIA. #TheRestoration May. 24, 2019 5 min read

‼️GCHQ first became aware in late 2015 of suspicious “interactions” between figures connected to Trump & known or suspected Russian agents, a source close to UK intel said. This intel was passed to the US as part of a routine exchange of information.  https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

📌GCHQ first became aware in late 2015 of suspicious “interactions” between figures connected to Trump and known or suspected Russian agents.

📌This intelligence was passed to the US as part of a routine exchange of information.

H/T @MarkBurdell1

 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

📌The European countries that passed on electronic intelligence – known as SIGINT – included Germany, Estonia & Poland.

📌Australia, a member of the “Five Eyes” spying alliance that also includes the US, UK, Canada & New Zealand, also relayed material.
 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

📌 Dutch and the French spy agency, the General Directorate for External Security or DGSE, were contributors.
 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

📌It is understood that GCHQ was at no point carrying out a targeted operation against Trump or his team or proactively seeking info.

📌The alleged conversations were picked up by chance as part of routine surveillance of Russian intelligence assets.
 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

‼️The Dutch were a secret U.S. ally in war against Russian hackers.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

The Dutch domestic intelligence service AIVD had access to the infamous Russian hacking group Cozy Bear for at least a year starting in mid-2014.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

‼️The Dutch gov’t alerted the US to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after Netherlands-based officials watched the hacking of the DNC & other operations by the Russians, including a 2014 State Department hack.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌📌The DNC hack, revealed by The Washington Post in June 2016, was considered a pivotal event in several actions believed to be undertaken by the Russian government to meddle in the U.S. presidential election that year. 
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

Two independent research firms later confirmed that the DNC’s network was compromised by Russian government hackers.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌According to Dutch media, AIVD agents also watched when Russian hackers launched an attack on the State Department in 2014 and compromised unclassified systems at the White House as well as in Congress.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌The NSA had been alerted to the hacks by an unnamed Western intelligence agency. The Western ally had previously hacked not only the Russians’ computers but also surveillance cameras INSIDE THEIR OFFICES!!!!
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌The unnamed Western analysts were monitoring the hackers’ maneuvers inside U.S. networks

***And even collected CCTV footage of those involved.***🤗
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌The ally that alerted the United States may have been the Netherlands.

📌📌The country’s analysts were reportedly also able to track the location of the hackers' offices down to a university building next Moscow’s Red Square.😎
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌The information obtained by Dutch AIVD agents was passed on to the CIA and the NSA at the time, and could have contributed to a subsequent FBI inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

Over several months, different agencies targeting the same RU operatives, began to see a pattern of connections that were flagged to intelligence officials in the US.
 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

📌The issue of GCHQ’s role in the FBI’s ongoing investigation into possible cooperation between the Trump campaign and Moscow is highly sensitive.
 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

📌Both US and UK intelligence sources acknowledge that GCHQ played an early, prominent role in kickstarting the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation, which began in late July 2016.

📌Which is why Trump singled out the UK (AU & Ukraine too) this morning.
 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

📌One source called the British eavesdropping agency the “principal whistleblower”.

Hence Trump’s ire with the UK.

 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/13/british-spies-first-to-spot-trump-team-links-russia 

‼️PSA‼️

Please block any troll you see bashing/describing the UK as some sort of “Evil Empire” or some variation on that theme.

I am seeing an uptick in this narrative because of the above.

‼️Genesis of the US TrumpRussia Investigation👇🏼

📌The foreign gov’t conveyed this info to the US gov’t on July 26, 2016, a few days after WikiLeaks release of Clinton-related emails.

📌The FBI opened an investigation of the potential coordination between Russia & the Trump campaign a few days later based on the information.

📌Code Name Crossfire Hurricane: The Secret Origins of the Trump Investigation
 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/us/politics/crossfire-hurricane-trump-russia-fbi-mueller-investigation.html 

📌Exclusive: China Syndrome – Xi and Putin Partnered in U.S. Election Interference
 https://patribotics.blog/2017/11/09/exclusive-china-syndrome-xi-and-putin-partnered-in-u-s-election-interference/ 

U.S. Said to Have Tapes of Alleged 9/11 Mastermind Plotting With Co-Conspirators #Rainfall “Decades of receipts” 😎
 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/25/us/politics/9-11-khalid-shaikh-mohammed.html 

📌In a congressional report released January 2018, Democrats raised renewed concerns about mounting evidence of Russian interference in at least 19 European nations.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌The report, commissioned by Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) and numbering more than 200 pages, directly criticizes President Trump for failing to respond to the threat.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

📌Other nations in Europe have taken much stronger measures to counter Russian efforts in the region.

‼️“Never before has a president ignored such a clear national security threat,”⚠️

 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/26/dutch-media-reveal-country-to-be-secret-u-s-ally-in-war-against-russian-hackers/ 

‼️Instead, Trump has granted AG Barr “full and complete authority” to declassify government secrets, issuing a memo that orders U.S. intel agencies to cooperate promptly with Barr’s audit of the investigation into Russia’s election interference in 2016.
 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-gives-barr-power-to-declassify-intelligence-related-to-russia-probe 

Full link here:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-gives-barr-power-to-declassify-intelligence-related-to-russia-probe/2019/05/23/06950e90-7dbc-11e9-8ede-f4abf521ef17_story.html 

‼️Potential Clash Over Secrets Looms Between Justice Dept. and C.I.A.

Buckle up folks!
 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/24/us/politics/trump-barr-declassify-intelligence.html 

unroll please and thank you.

‼️ICYMI‼️

Carter Page FISA Documents Are Released by Justice Department

📌Debunking GOP’s false claim that the Page’s FISA warrant started because of the Steel Dossier
 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/21/us/politics/carter-page-fisa.html 

‼️Carter Page

2017

Russian Spy Met Trump Adviser Carter Page and Thought He Was an ‘Idiot’

Carter Page met with a Russian spy in 2013 and supplied research materials.

 https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/04/04/russian-spy-met-trump-adviser-carter-page-and-thought-he-was-an-idiot/ 

In 2013, Russian intel took a dim view of Page. In the 2015 complaint that details an FBI inv’n into a 3-man Russian spy ring, the foreign agents describe their attempt to recruit Page: ‘an ambitious climber eager to make money in Russia’s energy sector.’
 https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/04/04/russian-spy-met-trump-adviser-carter-page-and-thought-he-was-an-idiot/ 

All three defendants in the 2013 complaint worked in the economics division of the SVR.
Based on the FBI complaint, it appears Page never realized his Russian contact worked on behalf of Moscow’s intelligence services.
#RedFlag
#CarterPageFISAs
 https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/04/04/russian-spy-met-trump-adviser-carter-page-and-thought-he-was-an-idiot/ 

📌Since then, Page has emerged as a central figure in the shadowy relationship between the Trump team and Moscow.

🔑An advocate of closer relations between Russia and the West, Page travelled to Moscow for a July 7 speech.
 https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/04/04/russian-spy-met-trump-adviser-carter-page-and-thought-he-was-an-idiot/ 

That trip is a focus of congressional and FBI investigators examining whether the Trump lieutenants conspired w/ the Kremlin in its campaign to hack into American political institutions & leak the fruits of those raiding missions to boost Trump’s campaign.
 https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/04/04/russian-spy-met-trump-adviser-carter-page-and-thought-he-was-an-idiot/ 

📌According to Steele’s reporting, Page & Sechin discussed lifting sanctions imposed on Russia as a resulted of its annexation of the Crimean Peninsula & support of pro-RU insurgents in eastern Ukraine

📌Page was under scrutiny in 2013 re his RU contacts.
 https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/04/04/russian-spy-met-trump-adviser-carter-page-and-thought-he-was-an-idiot/ 

📌GOP repeatedly questions why the Page FISA warrant was granted in July 16 which coincides with Page’s trip to Moscow & precedes the Steel Dossier. What are they afraid of and want buried? #NunesComms


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