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August 2, 2014

Holder Acknowledges DOJ Review of CIA Spying Allegations

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(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

The Justice Department is reviewing allegations made by the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee accusing each other of improper activity.

Asked about the matter on Wednesday, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., stopped short of calling the Justice Department’s involvement an investigation.

“We get referrals all the time. The fact that we get a referral does not necessarily mean we make a decision that we’re going to investigate on the basis of that referral,” Holder said at a news conference. “And so, we are looking at the matters that have been referred to us before we make any determinations about what action, if any, the Justice Department will take.”

Holder was asked whether it was a matter best worked out between the parties involved. Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein alleged in a bombshell floor speech on March 11 that the CIA had improperly accessed computer files being used by the California Democrat’s committee staff. In a related matter, the CIA has asked the Justice Department to review potential illegal acts by committee staffers in removing documents from the secure facility.

Media outlets including Reuters reported on Tuesday that the FBI was looking into the competing complaints.

This is all related to the committee’s production of a 6,300 page report on torture techniques and detainee policies used in interrogations during the George W. Bush administration. In her floor speech, Feinstein signaled an intent to move ahead with a vote on declassification as early as this month.

Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., the chairman of the Appropriations subpanel that provides funding for the intelligence services, wouldn’t rule out using the power of the purse to help make sure release of the report moves forward. Durbin fired off a detailed missive to CIA Director John O. Brennan outlining his concerns and backing Feinstein.

  • PILover

    “This is all related to the committee’s production of a 6,300 page report on torture techniques and detainee policies used in interrogations during the George W. Bush administration.” …and by-and-large continued under the Obama administration?

  • Layla

    US Government out of control.

  • Greg Burton

    This drama about the “CIA” is just part of the Zionist plan to destroy what was once a patriotic American military/intelligence apparatus. Time to destroy CIA “Team A” (US sovereignty) , while keeping CIA “Team B” (globalists).

    CIA “Team A” are those analysts, like Ray McGovern and others, who worked for the CIA, the Office of Naval Intelligence, the DIA but were recruited under a “false-flag”, recruited with them thinking that they worked for the United States, its citizens, and were sworn to protect the country and constitution. In actuality, they were working for a insider clique, CIA Team B”, who have worked for, in the modern era, since the days of Woodrow Wilson, a totalitarian global government. People like the Dulles brothers, Henry Kissinger, the Bush family, Zionists like Feinstein; and many of the NaZis who came to the US after WWII via Operation Paperclip. Insiders who have known all along that real agenda behind the never ending series of wars (WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, WOT) was a the creation of a New World Order via the Hegelian Dialectic (thesis, antithesis >> synthesis).

    The CIA “Team B” New World Order is centered around an oligarchy of rich European nobility, the Rothschild banking/drug cartels, its nation-state golem Israel, the Islamofascist Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia) and the interlocking directorates of corporations that control the MSM (Project Monarch), the food, the oil, the resources, military and police, the drones and the missile defense shield (nukes). Groups working out of such “think tanks” as the Royal Institute of International Affairs, the Council on Foreign Relations, the AEI, USAID, the NED, the Heritage Foundation, etc…. members of CIA “Team B” are the ones writing the NIEs, who are the advisers surrounding the President, the NSC, those who run the Gladio networks, JSOC, the “al Qaeda” database, the FSA, the Muslim Brotherhood proxy armies used for nation-state destabilization and pillage, and the pretext for the police state at home. All connected via occult secret societies. For, ultimately, the so-called War on Terror is about elevating the religion of CIA “Team B”: the occult.

    Since most of the work in creating the Satanic NWO is finished, CIA “Team A” is no longer needed, and is a potential liability to their plans. So, it’s time to come up with a faux pretext to eliminate it. Looks like this “spying against the US Senate”, Diane Feinstein, might be just their excuse.

  • Scot Chipping

    It’s also important to remember that Hussein Obama’s regime actively attempted to deny life-saving health care to 10 year old Sarah Murnaghan: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/351196/sarah-murnaghan-and-death-panel-marc-siegel

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