REPORT: Documents reveal urgent actions taken by Obama State Department on ‘Russiagate’ just prior to Trump inauguration

DECEMBER 15, 2018

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(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch today released two sets of heavily redacted State Department documents, 38 pagesand 48 pages, showing classified information was researched and disseminated to multiple U.S. Senators by the Obama administration immediately prior to President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The documents reveal that among those receiving the classified documents were Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Sen. Robert Corker (R-TN).

Judicial Watch obtained the documents through a June 2018 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against the State Department after it failed to respond to a February 2018 request seeking records of the Obama State Department’s last-minute efforts to share classified information about Russia election interference issues with Democratic Senator Ben Cardin (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:18-cv-01381)).

The article goes on to state the following:

The documents reveal the Obama State Department urgently gathering classified Russia investigation information and disseminating it to members of Congress within hours of Donald Trump taking office.

In a Thursday, January 5, 2017, email chain then-State Department Congressional Advisor Hera Abassi indicates that then-Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland’s bureau was attempting to get Russian investigation related documents to the office of Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) office as quickly as possible. (In June 2016 Nuland permitted a meeting between Steele and the FBI’s legal attaché in Rome. Nuland told CBS News that the State Department knew about the Steele dossier by July 2016.)

In the email, with the subject line “For Immediate Review – Call Sheet for S Call with Senator Warner,” Abassi writes:

“I told Cardin’s folks … that the process is long. Can we ensure that there are no holdups on our end?”

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  1. Shirley Blanchard December 15th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

    Cat’s out of the bag!


  2. Capit December 15th, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Funny, haven’t heard a word on this from the alphabet networks.


  3. Fu Spin December 15th, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    There better be some consequences to this!! I’m getting sick and tired of reading all the wrong and Illegal things the Democrats are doing and nothing is done to them!! Not even a slap on the wrists!! Yet the FBI rushed into Manafort’s home Gen Flynn’s home & Hillary and her friends get warnings and interviews with their lawyers!!! If we as American’s do not stand together and make sure justice is done we can forget fairness, Due Process for Conservative/Republicans!!! It will never happen again for us!!!


  4. Yvonne December 15th, 2018 at 3:04 pm

    Obama:. Is it true that this is an example of a human ass-wipe?


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