These contacts in spring 2016 occurred well before FBI headquarters authorized an official counterintelligence investigation on July 31, 2016…
(Zero Hedge) A new report from John Solomon of The Hill ties together several loose threads floating around over the genesis of the FBI/DOJ espionage operation against the Trump campaign, who was involved in the “setup” of campaign aides, and how text messages between FBI employees suggest that the Obama White House was not only aware of the operation – but possibly directing it.
SHOCKER! New details and text revealed in the Trump- Russia probe.
FBI colleague – “Liz” – suggested the Obama White House was about to hijack the investigation.
— Kambree Kawahine Koa (@KamVTV) 1 June 2018.
Not only is the timeline moved up from the summer of 2016 to spring, Solomon provides clarification on early contacts between the players involved in DOJ/FBI sting and Trump campaign aides…
“It originated earlier, 1,700 miles away in London, where foreign figures contacted Trump campaign advisers and provided the FBI with hearsay allegations of Trump-Russia collusion, bureau documents and interviews of government insiders reveal. These contacts in spring 2016 — some from trusted intelligence sources, others from Hillary Clinton supporters — occurred well before FBI headquarters authorized an official counterintelligence investigation on July 31, 2016.”
“The new timeline makes one wonder: Did the FBI follow its rules governing informants?” –The Hill
…“This new information begs the questions: Who were the informants working for, who were they reporting to and why has the [Department of Justice] and FBI gone to such great lengths to hide these contacts?”
Retired assistant FBI director for intelligence Kevin Brock also has questions… These rules prohibit the FBI from directing a human source to perform espionage on an American until a formal investigation has been opened – paperwork and all…