When did collusion become a bad thing? Remember when the US colluded with France to win our Independence from England? #maga
Assume for a moment that #Trump colluded with Russian allies to win an election. The operative word is win. Either way he still WON. No one cheated. Every vote counted. Russians didn’t vote. No one has suggested votes weren’t real and legal. So what is the crime? Memes?
If the Intelligence Community could have taken down #POTUS they would’ve done it via the year long House investigation. They would’ve given evidence against Trump to the oversight committee. Right? Its the #IC - they have everything. The @NSAGov has every text, call and email.
It will hurl a grenade into the #IC, telling anyone even thinking of working there that their clearances and livelihoods can be stripped away without any due process if they ever criticize the administration—even if they leave government service
Good morning from the Public Safety Committee study of Bill #C59. Four hour marathon meeting. We'll see how much of the 90 pages or so left MPs get through today. #cdnpoli#hw#SECU
Conservative motion to remove the requirement that the Minister of National Defence must consult with the Minister of Foreign Affairs when the #CSE engages in active (offensive) cyber operations. Conservatives argue that this will hinder ability of Minister of Defence to act #C59
Back at #SECU for the next round of votes on Bill #C59, in time to see the #NDP motion to give the Intelligence Commissioner powers to go beyond simply saying "yes" or "no" on authorizations be voted down. #cdnpoli
Next Liberal motion, also proposed by Greens, is to ask the #IC to publish decisions not only when rejecting an authorization, but also in approving it (something @ICLMG is in favour of). Passes.
NDP motion that would allow IC to ask for additional information, rather than saying "yes" or "no" to an authorization. Notes that the current #CSE commissioner suggested this amendment #C59#secu