Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Coats, Rogers Ruin Democrats' Narrative: "Never Felt Pressured To Do Anything Illegal" Intel Review



@Zero Hedge | Not surprisingly, today's hearing on the review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act quickly morphed into another Trump witch hunt as soon as the first Democrat on the committee, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), was allotted time for questions.   
Unfortunately, Warner didn't get the response he had hoped for when he asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers whether they had ever been pressured by the Trump administration to downplay the Russian investigation.  Here are the headlines:
*NSA'S ROGERS: I'VE NEVER FELT PRESSURED TO DO ANYTHING ILLEGAL
*NSA'S ROGERS: I'VE NEVER BEEN DIRECTED TO DO ANYTHING ILLEGAL
*COATS: I'VE NEVER FELT PRESSURE TO SHAPE ONGOING INVESTIGATION
And here is the full quote from Coats:
"In my time of service in interacting with the President of the United States, or anybody in his administration, I have never been pressured, I have never felt pressure to intervene or interfere in any way with shaping intelligence in a political way or in relationship to an ongoing investigation"
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