There are a number of interesting findings that apply directly to what we now know to be true about the collusion investigation.
of collusion, coordination, or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian
business dealings formed the basis for collusion during the campaign.
Trump created opportunities for two less-experienced individuals with pro-Russia views to
serve as campaign advisors: George Papadopoulos and Carter Page.
a stronger position against Russia, not a weaker one, and there is no evidence that Paul
Manafort was involved.
publication of Clinton campaign-related emails, although Trump associates had numerous
ill-advised contacts with WikiLeaks.
including Jeff Sessions—and official representatives of the Russian governmentincluding
Ambassador Kislyak—reflected collusion, coordination, or conspiracy with the
after the election suggest the absence of collusion during the campaign, since the communication
associated with collusion would have rendered such a "back channel" unnecessary.
dealings, Fusion GPS conducted research benefitting Russian interests.
in the U.S. presidential election began prior to the election day—November 8, 2016.
candidate Trump increased dramatically after the election day—November 8, 2016.
particularly leaks occurring after the U.S. presidential election, correlate to specific
language found in the Intelligence Community Assessment.
and potentially endangered lives.
security analyst, provided inconsistent testimony to the Committee about his contacts
with the media, including CNN.
briefings at an appropriate time prior to a nomination convention.
should immediately inform U.S. presidential candidates when it discovers a legitimate
counterintelligence threat to the campaign, and promptly notify Congress.
receive an annual counterintelligence awareness briefing.” God knows they need it. Especially after the Awan brothers fiasco. (Or was that deliberate?)
its guidance regarding media contacts to ensure the guidance applies to every employee,
including senior officials.” Andy McCabe, John Brennan, Sally Yates, prepare for prison.
for unauthorized disclosures of classified information.” This is very important. Leaking MUST result in punitive action that deters the activity. Leakers have hurt this country far too much.
for all non-confirmed political appointees that have top secret clearances.” Yes. It’s past time we get serious about government employees’ oaths.
intentions did not employ proper analytic tradecraft.”