Newly declassified documents show that CIA Director under Obama, John Brennan briefed Obama on Hillary’s “plan” to stir up the Trump-Russia scandal.
The documents were released by the Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe.
Fox News has the exclusive story:
EXCLUSIVE: Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on Tuesday declassified documents that revealed former CIA Director John Brennan briefed former President Obama on Hillary Clinton’s purported “plan” to tie then-candidate Donald Trump to Russia as “a means of distracting the public from her use of a private email server” ahead of the 2016 presidential election, Fox News has learned.
Ratcliffe declassified Brennan’s handwritten notes – which were taken after he briefed Obama on the intelligence the CIA received – and a CIA memo, which revealed that officials referred the matter to the FBI for potential investigative action.
“We’re getting additional insight into Russian activities from [REDACTED],” Brennan notes read. “CITE [summarizing] alleged approved by Hillary Clinton a proposal from one of her foreign policy advisers to vilify Donald Trump by stirring up a scandal claiming interference by the Russian security service,” Brennan’s notes read.
The notes state “on 28 of July.” In the margin, Brennan writes “POTUS,” but that section of the notes is redacted.
These declassified notes come after Ratcliffe which revealed that in September 2016 the intel community forwarded an investigative referral on Hillary allegedly approving a plan “a plan concerning U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and Russian hackers hampering U.S. elections.” This was done in order to distract from her email scandal.
Documents are heavily redacted. This from a CIA memo to Strzok and Comey on Sept. 7, 2016. pic.twitter.com/tzG3LyCJjh
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) October 6, 2020
This is significant that it shows that their own words are memorialized while Comey has denied any knowledge of this.
Although there was a CIA memo to Comey and Strzok stating: “The following information is provided for the exclusive use of your bureau for background investigative action or lead purposes as appropriate.”