June 5, 2017
The subsequent testimony will make the reader feel all warm and fuzzy all over knowing his taxes are hard at work.
The former Director of the CIA, John Brennan was paid more than $200,000 per year according to the CIA Director of Salary Administration. (Source)
The CIA Director is paid a considerable amount of money to know absolutely nothing to which he was willing to testify.
Perhaps in a closed-door session congressman, Gowdy and his committee could make him more forthcoming.
Then again, he could continue with the “Smoke and Mirrors.”
Is anything said in the testimony remotely lead the reader to believe Barack Obama’s promise of “The most transparent administration ever?”
The exact amount could not be determined by this journalist.
Trey Gowdy Question To John Brennan In Russia Interference In 2016 Elections 5/23/17. In testimony Tuesday morning before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, former CIA Director John Brennan revealed publicly for the first time that he was “concerned” about contacts between Russian officials and people involved in the Trump campaign.
In testimony that Tuesday morning before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, former CIA Director John Brennan revealed publicly for the first time that he was “concerned” about contacts between Russian officials and people involved in the Trump campaign.
“I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and U.S. persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals,” Brennan said, answering pointed questions from South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy. “
It raised questions in my mind about whether Russia was able to gain the cooperation of those individuals.”
“But I know that there was a sufficient basis of information and intelligence that required further investigation by the bureau to determine if U.S. persons were actively conspiring, colluding with Russian officials.”
“Did you see evidence of collusion, coordination, a conspiracy between Donald Trump and Russian state actors?” Gowdy asked.
“I saw information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation by the Bureau to determine whether such cooperation and collusion was taking place,” Brennan responded.
Brennan repeatedly refused to name specific individuals, i.e. no source, on who his group was investigating.
In the video below, their exchange is covered.
“That doesn’t help us a lot. What was the nature of the information?” Gowdy shot back.
What was the nature of the information?” Gowdy shot back.
“It’s classified, and I’m happy to talk about it in the classified session,” Brennan said.
“And that would have been directly between the candidate and Russian state actors?”
“That’s not what I said. I’m not going to talk about any individuals,” Brennan said, as the two men began to interrupt one another.
I’m not going to talk about any individuals,” Brennan said, as the two men began to interrupt one another.
Democratic senator Mark Warner, Senate Intelligence Committee admits: ‘We have no smoking gun at this point’ on Trump-Russia collusion.” (Source)