aka March - May 2017
It's critical to understand the timing of events as #CrossfireHurricane began to unravel just as Trump was launching his counter-attack, dubbed #SpyGate. Everything erupted in mid March 2017.
On March 4, Trump begins #SpyGate accusations which serve as genesis for the counter-investigation into #CrossfireHurricane proper. To say it caused an UPROAR is putting it mildly.
The next day, the White House issued a formal statement demanding investigation into the claims.…
March 7: Trump's provocation was instrumental in hoodwinking @AdamSchiffCA into being "HAPPY" to call for an investigation into Trump's claims, making initiation of investigation into FBI coup a bipartisan operation. Schiff smells impeachment blood.
March 9: Nunes & Schiff send demand to DOJ for "any applications to the FISA Court, any orders that court released, and any copies of warrants issued by federal judges" relating to surveillance of Trump Team.

The deadline is March 13th.
March 9 & 10: coincidentally, @carterwpage is interviewed by @FBI for the first time since opening of Crossfire, on same day that bi-partisan demand for any surveillance warrants is issued:
March 13: Deadline is here and DOJ wants an extension of time. CNN goes out of their way to note that the SENATE Intel Committee has no such deadlines, and further that Richard Burr has got all the answers he needs from "conversations".…
Nunes responds by threatening to serve subpoenas at THE BIG SHOWDOWN, which is the March 20th "House Intelligence Committee Hearing on Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election".
The run-up to March 20 testimony was chaos. IC wasn't responding to oversight. Democrats were threatening to subpoena Trump over wiretap claims. These morons seriously thought POTUS could be impeached for what they THOUGHT was a 'slander' of Obama.…
March 14: at the same time this battle for oversight is occurring, Judge Napolitano drops a bomb, claiming "sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command," by using British GCHQ to surveil on Trump Campaign.…
March 17: the Guardian reports an official @GCHQ denial before following less than a month later with an exclusive which strangely contradicts the substantive claims (more on this later)...
March 15: Trump makes appearance w Tucker, asked about wiretap claims. Aside from clarifying that 'wiretap' is catch-all for #SpyGate surveillance en toto, Trump states two times for effect: "WE HAVE IT BEFORE THE COMMITTEE. WE'RE SUBMITTING SOME THINGS."
March 16: Boone and McGonigal discuss @carterwpage's "Top Secret FISA" being briefed to House HPSCI tomorrow". Already worried about possible leaks.

Coincidentally, Page is being interrogated at same moment in New York, and they're also worried he'll go AWOL if FISA goes public.
March 17: the FISA document containing SECRET & TOP SECRET national security info concerning @carterwpage is sent to SSCI at the last minute on Friday before BIG SHOWDOWN on Monday the 20th.
As soon as Wolfe was in receipt of TOP SECRET information about Page, he contacts @AliWatkins to inform. Later that night, they discuss details over a half-hour long phone call.
March 17, 9:30pm: later that same evening, FBI small team is discussing contact from @nakashimae from WaPo who also has the leak and is requesting comment!
March 18, 12:30am: later into the night, Pete Strzok and Lisa Page discuss @nakashimae's prior reporting and likelihood she has a Source at HSCI.
March 18: for some reason, Strzok and Small Team are now obsessing over Trump's breakout claims from the 4th...
March 19: Its Sunday, but the Small Team is not resting. They are reviewing additional oversight requests and also preparing for @Comey's testimony on Monday the 20th.
March 20: Comey & NSA Director Rogers testify at a HSCI hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Comey acknowledged his agency was investigating whether members of the Trump campaign collaborated w Russian Government.…
After @DevinNunes openly asks for whistleblowers to come forward with information about leaking or surveillance of Trump campaign, a whole series of events transpires, causing the infamous "unmasking" news conference.
March 31: Evgeny Buryakov, Russian agent indicted in same case involving @carterwpage's FISA, is quietly released "early" from DOJ to ICE custody prior to being deported.

At this point, @AliWatkins & @nakashimae have been sitting on FISA leak for 14 days.…
Sunday, April 2nd:
MON April 03: @AliWatkins & @BrianRoss (!?) approach @carterwpage, informing him they are going to leak his Protected Identity (MALE-1) in Buryakov case to the wider world.

Most are not aware of Ross' participation in this leak case. How did he come about the info? Fusion GPS?
Within 48hrs Buryakov had been deported from the country.

Agent Strzok was in communication with Gregg Cox of Critical Incident Response Group specializing in Crisis Management: “Its all good.”
The next day, April 06, Strzok is talking with DOJ attorney Lisa Page about timing of upcoming @nytimes piece to be cleared by FBI assistant director for public affairs Mike Kortan.

The NYT piece is an article about the Carter FISA, being discussed a week before publication.
The premeditation of this NYT piece is prima facie evidence of a “leak strategy”.

Why would @FBI be authorizing the leak of a FISA?

Because the story was already out.

@nakashimae ALREADY HAD the leak from Wolfe at the same time as @aliwatkins and was waiting to publish.
Strzok was buying time with @nakashimae by promising @WaPo first crack at the "scoop" & also offering them details for the story on the record.

Like this commonly overlooked gem...
While Strzok was informing @WaPo of a single FISA on Carter Page, he was detailing @nytimes on the same story, but with a twist:

Page was *NOT* the only American targeted by a FISA… 🤔
Strozk also incorrectly informed BOTH @WaPo & @nytimes that FISA was obtained “last summer”. This is effective proof that NOBODY had a clean "copy" of the FISA (@TheLastRefuge2) , only sparse details parceled out by Wolfe. NO OUTLET produced the Oct 21 date until post Nunes memo.
The details were designed to fan the flames of rumors initially seeded by @louisemensch!

Talk about a Strategy... A strategy of Obfuscation.
The ramifications of the Obfuscation Strat have been manifold:

@GeorgePapa19 claims/believes he was under FISA surveillance to this day despite his own attorney's protestations...
US Reps like @JacksonLeeTX18 cite deliberately obfuscated news reports as “reported fact” to advance unfounded narratives & investigative lines...

People still believe a "summer situation" must have happened or that @LouiseMensch has credibility, etc...

A Travesty of Confusion
But back to our story!

Its Thursday April 06, Strzok & Lisa are discussing the “timing” of the @nytimes piece which needs to be released *after* @WaPo, who is holding off their leak in return for scoop & details.
The next day on Friday April 7th, the FISA on @carterwpage is re-upped.
MON April 10: Strzok wants to review the "LEAK STRAT" with Lisa before work.

When he arrives at the office, all hell has broken loose!

The new administration wants to change the "media leak regulations" due to Buryakov leak.
The "media leak regs" being discussed refer to how aggressively the DOJ investigate reporters, news agencies, and other entities with first Amendment protections.

The incoming Administration was furious about the Buryakov/Page leaks and wants latitude to subpoena reporters.
Strzok’s explains he's been pulled from the case. Lisa asks which one, was confusing it with the Manafort case.

Lisa says they need to move fast if there are changes to the media leak regulations looming...
A note here regarding discussion of Manafort.

Strzok’s LEAK STRATEGY was a 2-pronged DOJ/FBI operation involving 1) leaks by Weismann to AP reporters re: Manafort case, and 2) leaks by FBI to NYT reporters regarding the Carter Page FISA.

Here's a quick mid-stream refresher.👇
And 👇
Tue, April 11: Leak Strategy initiated. Weismann briefs 4 @AP reporters that result in at least 4 downstream articles, some cited in SCO warrants against Manafort.

Essentially, @FBI cited a leak that the DOJ had facilitated just like in @carterwpage FISA.
Also on Tues April 11, @nakashimae at @WaPo publish their FISA story for the first time.

Wednesday April 12: @nytimes *follows* with their story, including a reach out to @GeorgePapa19 over the *false lead* for a FISA.
Thursday the 13th the @guardian also publishes an exclusive bombshell directly related to #SpyGate.

The article seemed to be nearly in direct contradiction to prior scathing denials by @GCHQ.
Friday April 14: @nytimes is bitching to Strzok abt getting shafted on FISA story *and* no HGCQ angle.

They got scooped by WaPo *and* were fed inaccuracies.

Strzok tells Kortan they were “dealing in good faith” as they were in the middle of “leak strategy” crisis mitigation.
Now that we’ve witnessed a “leak strategy” headed by Strzok, coordinated w Critical Incident Response Group Gregory Cox, & authorized by Public Affairs Director Mike Kortan, its time to focus on the 2nd half of this story:

How Sleeper Patriot Carter Page reacted to the leaks..
According to federal prosecutors in the James Wolfe case, the FBI "promptly opened an investigation” into the leaks after @nakashimae's article on April 11th.
Given the security measures designed to protect the sensitive nature of the FISA, the pool of potential suspected leakers was small.

The FBI learned that Wolfe had been involved in the logistical process for transporting the FISA materials from the DOJ for review at the SSCI.
Someone else that “learned that Wolfe had been involved” around this same time was @carterwpage.

Weeks after FBI opened its investigation & narrowed to Wolfe as a suspect, Carter was emailing taunts to @WaPo & @nytimes reporters with James Wolfe *blind copied* as a recipient.
This email from @carterwpage would as a tracer for the FISA leak recipient, directly identifying @nakashimae for prosecutors when she was the only reporter of 5 to “respond” to the “invisible” copied target, James Wolfe.
Take a moment to reflect on the irony: @carterwpage, all times under 100% FISA surveillance for being an alleged “agent of a hostile foreign power”, is sending emails that identify leak-networks for federal prosecutors AND are used as multiple pieces of “State’s evidence”...🤔
QUESTION: How does Page know James Wolfe is involved? Page was approached by Ali Watkins & Brian Ross, also Wapo & NYT reporters, but how would Page know about logistics of his FISA or which “government operatives” were to blame?

How’d he find out in 2 weeks? While under FISA?
This amazing display of trade-craft, specifically using emails to *indirectly transmit* key investigative leads to federal authorities by way of *intercepted* communications via FISA, is notable..
It establishes a *pattern* of such behavior for @carterwpage.

See his email to the international body @OSCE to *indirectly* inform FBI/Comey that he knew about Christopher Steele.

Carter was the first in the world to “report” about that, FWIW.
Carter Page also sent another email, the day before his letter to reporters, to the House Intel Committee.
In this email Carter names reporters at @ABCnews & @Buzzfeednews (@brianross & @aliwatkins) as responsible for Felony #1, the leaking of his protected identity within the Buryakov case.
Carter names reporters at @Wapo as responsible for Felony #2. Note that Carter does not mention @nytimes reporters in the formal complaint to HPSCI even though he would mention them the next day in the informal ‘trap’ email to the reporters. 🤔
Note that everyone that Carter has “named”, has suffered consequence:

James Wolfe, named in the blind cc email, was of course prosecuted, convicted, and defamed.
The reporters Carter named responsible for Felony #1 were both demoted from their careers on the NatSec beat *within 24 hours of each other* in July 2018.

They claimed "bad reporting" for Ross and "ethics review" for Watkins. Both were poor cover stories.
The reporter responsible for Felony #2 was masked as Reporter #1 in the Wolfe indictment but slyly revealed by @carterwpage as @nakashimae when he leveraged a female identifier dropped by prosecutor Jessie K. Liu to eliminate 4 other male contenders.
Notable: @nakashimae escaped having her career destroyed like Ross, Watkins & Wolfe. Is it due to interface with FBI and 2wk hold before publishing? Ali waited just as long; why did she suffer? How did Ross get his paws on the leak and why is he named nowhere? Always more...


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