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Watch: President Trump Participates in Swearing-in Ceremony of CIA Director Gina Haspel [Video + Transcript]

Swearing-in ceremony for CIA Director Gina Haspel

President Donald Trump participates in the swearing-in of incoming CIA Director Gina Haspel. Transcript THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much.  And good morning.  I want to thank all of you and our distinguished guests for joining us today for a ceremony like few will ever have again — this is a very special one — including Vice President Pence, ...

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Senate Confirms Gina Haspel As CIA Director

  by Henry Rodgers The U.S. Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s choice for CIA Director Gina Haspel Thursday after months of rigorous debate from lawmakers. Senators voted to confirm Haspel 54-44 on the Senate floor. The vote came after a group of senators on the Senate Intelligence Committee voted againstTrump’s pick to lead the CIA Wednesday. The committee voted 10-5 ...

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Trump’s CIA Pick Passes Crucial First Step

  by Robert Donachie The Senate Intelligence Committee gave President Donald Trump’s pick to head the CIA, Gina Hasepl, a positive recommendation Wednesday. The Committee voted 10-5 Wednesday in favor of Haspel, who must now be confirmed before the entire Senate body before she can become the next CIA director. Every Republican member of the committee voted in favor of ...

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Tillerson fired, Pompeo moves over, America gets first female spy chief

Rex Tillerson

President Donald Trump made a series of changes in his administration with all the drama of his former reality show. Without actually uttering the words “you’re fired” the president used Twitter to announce a series of moves that put Tillerson out-to-pasture, moved his CIA chief over to head the State Department and gave the CIA it’s first ever woman director. ...

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WikiLeaks Vault 7: CIA’s ‘Marble’ leaves Russian fingerprints to cover hacks

CIA Lobby Seal

WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 dump on Friday contains documents on ‘Marble’ which detail CIA hacking tactics that misdirect forensic investigators from attributing viruses, trojans and hacking attacks to the agency by inserting Russian and Chinese code fragments. CIA's "Marble Framework" shows its hackers use potential decoy languages https://t.co/Hm3pTPSXIS Background: https://t.co/GsoN4BuyTz pic.twitter.com/ZT66doCnfY — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 31, 2017 “The source code shows ...

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While Google Home Isn’t Sure, Siri and Alexa Admit CIA Ties … kinda

The video of Amazon’s Alexa avoiding a question on her ties to the Central Intelligence Agency has been going viral, but we’ve come to learn that she may not be working alone. First, here’s how Alexa fared in the interrogation: Now this is funny #Vault7 #CiA pic.twitter.com/UOURLGiY9x — Local Business Cons (@localbusinessco) March 8, 2017 When another suspected CIA plant ...

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WikiLeaks Unleashes ‘Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed’ in New Release

CIA Org Chart

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had intended to accompany Tuesday’s release of ‘Vault 7’ with a press conference, but the periscope and Facebook pages used by Assange were reportedly under attack. Press conf under attack: Facebook+Periscope video used by WikiLeaks' editor Julian Assange have been attacked. Activating contingency (1/2) — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017 The contingency appears to be a written ...

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Yeah… Something is up with CIA and DNI heads refusing to testify to Congress on supposed Russian hacking

U.S. House Intelligence Committee

A narrative is being floated saying that Russian hacking caused Hillary to lose and it stinks of the same ideological, political antics that the Clintons, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Harry Reid and President Obama have been guilty of for decades. Now that the CIA has made public comments in the media, Congress wants them to put some money where their mouths ...

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U.S. House Intelligence Committee: CIA and DNI Refuse to Back Up Questionable Russia Claims

David Nunez

The current news cycle is almost entirely about the CIA’s claim that they have evidence of a link between Russia and the leaked emails from Hillary campaign chief John Podesta, Congress has asked the CIA and Director of National Intelligence (DNI) heads to substantiate their public claims in the media. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued ...

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Russian Hacks? It Doesn’t Change What Democrats & Clinton Did

The hot-button topic today is whether or not the Russian government hacked into the email servers of the Democrat National Committee and the Clinton campaign, and whether or not they did so to support one candidate or detract from another. While the CIA has declared it as “quite clear” that electing Donald Trump was Russia’s goal, the FBI calls the ...

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Why CIA Claims of Russian Interference in U.S. Presidential Election Don’t Make Sense

Hacking - User -Colin Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-SA-4.0

The CIA has presented Congress with an assessment that shows Russia to have helped Donald Trump win the presidency, but there are so many other facts that don’t line up with the spy agency’s analysis. The Washington Post published a feature-length article detailing the CIA’s assessment and Congress’ reaction. Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government ...

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China Catching Up With, And Overtaking, the US Militarily

A graph published by Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA-04), demonstrating how the Chinese military (PLA) is overtaking the US armed forces in terms of capabilities. Back in 2012, I predicted that: “The PRC will replace the US as the world’s top military and economic power no later than in the next decade, and probably much sooner than that, so relations with ...

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