In this article and the accompanying video, FOX News has uncovered a trail that points to someone high up in the intelligence community for the unmasking of citizens. Specifically, the FBI is excluded. They also uncover a time line that even pre-dates Donald Trump as a candidate. These actions by anyone in national intelligence is a politicization of power that is totally un-American. This is off the deep end. Prepare for high winds and heavy seas over this.
As Written, Reported by and seen first on Fox News:
The U.S. intelligence official who “unmasked,” or exposed, the names of multiple private citizens affiliated with the Trump team is someone “very well known, very high up, very senior in the intelligence world,” a source told Fox News on Friday.
Intelligence and House sources with direct knowledge of the disclosure of classified names told Fox News that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., now knows who is responsible — and that person is not in the FBI.
For a private citizen to be “unmasked,” or named, in an intelligence report is extremely rare. Typically, the American is a suspect in a crime, is in danger or has to be named to explain the context of the report.
“The main issue in this case, is not only the unmasking of these names of private citizens, but the spreading of these names for political purposes that have nothing to do with national security or an investigation into Russia’s interference in the U.S. election,” a congressional source close to the investigation told Fox News. ….
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