Did the Obama administration use the FBI to put a spy in the Trump campaign?

New evidence forced by Congress from the FBI now suggests that during the campaign the Obama administration used the FBI to insert a spy into the Trump campaign.

The details can be found here, including this quote:

The bureau already has some explaining to do. Thanks to the Washington Post’s unnamed law-enforcement leakers, we know Mr. Nunes’s request deals with a “top secret intelligence source” of the FBI and CIA, who is a U.S. citizen and who was involved in the Russia collusion probe. When government agencies refer to sources, they mean people who appear to be average citizens but use their profession or contacts to spy for the agency. Ergo, we might take this to mean that the FBI secretly had a person on the payroll who used his or her non-FBI credentials to interact in some capacity with the Trump campaign.

This would amount to spying, and it is hugely disconcerting. It would also be a major escalation from the electronic surveillance we already knew about, which was bad enough. Obama political appointees rampantly “unmasked” Trump campaign officials to monitor their conversations, while the FBI played dirty with its surveillance warrant against Carter Page, failing to tell the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that its supporting information came from the Hillary Clinton campaign. Now we find it may have also been rolling out human intelligence, John Le Carré style, to infiltrate the Trump campaign.

If this is true, this abuse of power here by the Obama administration, during a campaign, is far worse that anything anyone has accused Trump of doing. More important, we have zero evidence against Trump, but now ample evidence against Obama and the Democrats. Just as Obama weaponized the IRS illegally to attack conservatives, it now appears he used the FBI and the Justice Department to illegally spy on the Republican campaign for President.


  • Kirk

    Wouldn’t “source” also describe someone who had no previous involvement with the FBI, was already involved with the campaign then they saw something that concerned them, and then contacted the FBI? Has any report indicated that the source was planted in the campaign?

  • Kirk: This is possible, but if so, the behavior of the FBI and Justice Department does not make sense. They have not simply been trying to keep the identity of this mole secret from Congress, they have tried to hide its very existence from everyone. Moreover, they have previously denied spying on the Trump campaign. If this is true, it is further evidence they were lying.

  • Tom

    Still, our leftist media and the Mueller team have only our President in their sights. Their blatant disregard of events and indicators that don’t implicate Mr. Trump stinks to high heavens and borders on treason in my opinion. Mr. Trump should release the DOJ/FBI information and let America know just what fairy tales these high level actors used to obtain the FISA warrants and whom the FBI was using from within the campaign. This is working up to be the scandal of the century and people, other than Mr. Trump, are going to do some serious jail time.

  • wodun

    Congress requested information about the FBI’s efforts and the FBI lied to congress, again. It is like Obama never left office because this is exactly what we saw the “career professionals” in the Obama administration do for 8 years.

    Consider that Obama had at least one spy in the Trump campaign and was using the intelligence community to spy on the Trump campaigns communications. All of this was happening in real time. If there really was Russian collusion, Trump would have been arrested during the election. That no action was taken except colluding with the media to spread fake news shows the entire Russian collusion angle is just an effort to overthrow the government in a coup.

    All of the NeverTrumpers and Democracy Dies in Darkness journolists that go on and on about principles and our values as Americans are trash of the lowest order for supporting this attempted coup.

    Obama was the most corrupt President in modern history and only got away with it because or a complicit media and the wide spread corruption of the civil service across all agencies controlled by the executive.

  • m d mill

    Obama’s mission was always to destroy traditional America and traditional American free market libertarian values, and to weaken our traditional allies and strengthen our traditional enemies . To create a more welfare/socialist state and dependent “entitled” people. Engorged food stamp enrollment was considered an achievement. Destroy an affordable responsive free market health insurance system and replace it with ever more expensive unresponsive socialized health care monstrosity (and lie in the most blatant way to get it done–“you can keep YOUR plan and Doctor(unchanged)”!). Punishing the responsible , and rewarding the irresponsible is a great way to destroy a country or and its culture…which was the hidden agenda. Promote a flood of poor and/or culturally incompatible people to enhance the purview of the welfare state, degrade traditional American values, and enhance the Democrat Leftist/Socialist voting rolls…which was the unspoken goal.
    Obama was Iran’s ally and the enemy of traditional America. Therefore propose a deal to enhance Iran’s dismal degrading economy by dropping all sanctions, while specifically allowing it’s eventual nuclearization. Obama wanted specifically to enhance/save Iran’s position and terminate the American policy which had been working beautifully. Why else?? He was always Iran’s ally and supported their goals in the middle east…but certainly could not admit that publicly.
    Whats the point here? Obama himself was the greatest “mole” (or conman) in American history. Certainly, one day his ego and arrogance will require him to reveal that hidden agenda with pride…IMO.

  • Max

    When Obama came to office, he got the peace prize before he did a single thing. An award for winning? Or for being 1/2 black and breathing? Perhaps they thought he would unify the country and all of the world. But what he actually ended up doing was causing division’s everywhere and promoting rioting and civil unrest (except in Iran, when the people rioted there, he prevented us from helping them) as well as illegal and legal immigration that divided communities. Millions of Christians lost their lives being butchered in the middle east while he smiled for the cameras on the golf course.

    As a fearless instigator of trouble and mayhem, I would not put it past Obama to authorize a bold new way for government officials to do what has not been done before.
    What if Hillary and her cronies did not think they were above the law, but be given a pardon or authorization that was kept topsecret that exonerated them from any responsibility on his order.
    I do not know if that is possible, but it would explain much why they have not been held accountable, and have been released from responsibility before they have even been question or investigated.
    If President Obama signed a “get out of jail free card” and exonerated all those who were involved in this illegal activity, then they would feel that they were doing the their patriotic national duty by pursuing President Trump as an “enemy of the state” by declaration of a sitting president.
    Presidents have been removed from office before, this is a novel approach that does not involve being a traitor by “personal invitation” of the president Obama himself and sealed in a executive order.
    Is it also serves to unify the judicial/CIA/FBI in a patriotic conspiracy to save the country from those darn conservatives and their leader President Trump from undoing all of the damage that they worked so hard to achieve.
    I don’t know how else to explain the zealot like attitude of all the players involved in this massive conspiracy. To ignore crimes, hide the truth, and to charge crimes against innocent people.
    President Trump could end this anytime he wishes. But why? When the Democrats keep digging the hole deeper and deeper, his reelection will be uncontested. Let the crazy left continue tilting at windmills whilst we all watch and make fun of them as the joke that they are.

  • Max

    If this informant had any worthwhile information at all, it would’ve been acted upon before the president was sworn in. That means he had a second purpose other than Spying, saboteur?

  • Chris

    M d mill – Dead on!!

  • Cotour


    Michael Bloomberg sees the politics of today, I.E. Trump, as the beginning of an “epidemic of dishonesty”. Where the hell was he in years past, was he not paying attention? Is he selectively blind?


    M. Bloomberg sees : ” “an endless barrage of lies” and a trend toward “alternate realities” in national politics pose a dire threat to U.S. democracy.”

    In the drive towards the New World Order / One World Government utopia of the Left and the last 4 presidents that America has been trending towards for the last 30 years, Mr. Bloomberg is upset with the likes of Trump who dares to put America first and is dismantling much of what has been a concern to me personally in the past and once again dares to lead the world.

    Most everything that Obama and the last 4 presidents for that matter had to do with was about the finalizing the end of the “old” America that most understand to be correct, and Hillary would have been the coup de grace in finishing the “Old” America off. (By the way Mr. Bloomberg, both Obama and the Obama administration and his Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, by EVIDENCE were among thee most corrupt and dishonest of politicians that have ever drawn breath in Washington D.C. if you have not been paying attention. That you are unable to see, the coming indictments of many of these players however will better illustrate my point for you.)

    But what else would you expect from a NYC billionaire Globalist? WHAT NUTS!

    Dear Mr. Bloomberg,

    The “alternate” reality that we are now trending towards is my personal choice for realities. As your version of reality fades and you once again dream of the day when America was impotent and just another unexceptional country and everyone is “equal” with all borders wide open and endless examples of the culture of dependency and the welfare state and of course “Sanctuary cities” the place where all of these utopian / Marxist dreams come together in an orgy of unlimited taxation for the American people to support it all. In other words an example of modern day slavery and the destruction of our Constitution and sovereignty.

    I say no thank you, sir.

  • m d mill

    note this comment (i have just discovered) recently by Victor David Hanson
    regards Obama and Iran (he even understates the Obama motives)
    [John Batchelor show]


  • m d mill

    Also, Regarding the Iranian Green revolution of 2009 and Obama
    [Seb Gorka on the John Batchelor show]


  • Cotour


    ” In another view, the people who’ve lost their way are the liberals and civil libertarians, blinded by their rage for Trump, who have dropped their principles in a moment of political threat and are taking out their anger on a man who has been their staunchest ally.”


    “Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it’s what happened to everyone else.”

    Its hard to argue with someone who has had a very consistent perspective related to civil liberties and the Constitution when he calls out the Left for the paradoxical position they must take related to the empowerment of president Trump. Why? Because Trump represents a growing in power existential threat to their now Leftist political movement and for good reason. The have pushed so far Left that they are now Leftist lead and are now a party of un and even anti American beliefs.

    Alan Dershowitz is not the problem here, he rationally leaves behind the irrational and fearful in his own party and protects the president when he is clearly unfairly and un Constitutionally set up for a fall.

    Mr. Dershowitz is of course correct and will in time be vindicated, as will be the president.

  • wayne

    m d mill;
    You might like this….

    Victor Davis Hanson –
    The Mythologies of the 2016 Election
    November 2016
    [Hanson speaks about the 2016 election and the myths surrounding it at the David Horowitz Freedom Center]

    Ref: Bloomberg….
    In the Alternate-Universe, we would have already dragged him from his Castle, viciously and slowly killed him live on C-Span 1, 2, and 3, expropriated all his money, and enslaved his entire extended family for all Time.

  • wayne

    and this one….

    “Taking Stock of Trumpism: Where It Came From, What It Has Accomplished, and Where It Is Going”
    VDH at Hillsdale (east)
    May 2017

  • Cotour

    A friend who responded to my Bloomberg piece reminded me of Bloombergs own corruption when he opposed the the 2 term rule in NYC and had the rules changed just for him and the $100 million dollars he spent to just barely win a 3rd term as mayor.

    Typical entitled Globalist, good for thee but not me.

    All boiled down no one really wants to stand in the way of really big money, it has its way of prevailing, if you know what I mean. Now plug that equation into the Bill and Hillary Clinton model of manipulation and intimidation and world domination, and worse.

    Do I have your attention now? Now you can begin to understand the depths of depravity and strong arm tactics that have been going on and will soon be further revealed. These people play political hard ball while the public is playing naively Whiffle ball.


    (As a side note, I have my concerns about Trump traveling to Singapore to meet with UN. Things are getting to the point where Trump is a real and present threat to these un American operators and they will do anything as I have been pointing out over these many months and years. And I do mean anything.)

  • Edward

    The overall problem is that the federal government took sides during the 2016 election, it and has continued to stay on that side. During the campaigns, the federal government assisted the Democratic Party and its candidate, and it spied on the Democrats’ main competitor — obviously in order to further assist the Democratic party’s candidate. After the election, the federal government is actively attempting to overturn the election.

    In the first case, the election was not a fair election, as the government’s assistance of one side and attack on the other destroyed not just the American sense of a fair election but the actual fairness. In the second case, it looks like the government has a personal vendetta against the person who the American people lawfully elected.

  • Cotour

    Its a bit more complex and sinister than that and more definition is required.

    The entity “Government” is not so much the problem, its the employees that inhabit the leadership and lower positions in the agencies of the government that by radical political philosophy or necessity or fear or a combination of the three have chosen to surrender their fiduciary responsibilities as employees and have become political operatives for the cause over and above what is reasonable.

    This all once again goes right to the source, Hillary Clinton (And Bill Clinton) and her / their aspirations and Globalist / anti American / $$$ indoctrination through the vehicle of the Democrat party that is the cause of this much too extreme activity.

    Anyone within the government who might not have agreed with all of this treachery, even at the leadership level, would not have dared to stand in the way of “The next president of the United States, Hillary Clinton” for fear of their job and reasonably through fear for their and their family’s safety. This level of fear to resist has been very specifically designed and executed by the Clinton’s. establishing credible fear is a powerful tool of manipulation and the Clinton’s have certainly done just that. This is Saul Alinsky / Marxist intimidation in practice.

    That IMO is the more comprehensive explanation of what we are all witnessing, and I believe that the general public is recognizing these facts more and more every day.

  • wayne

    Anatomy of the State
    Murray Rothbard
    part 3; How the State Preserves Itself

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