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WERE BEHIND THE UNMASKING OF MICHAEL FLYNN.

MICHAEL FLYNN. GOOD MORNING EVERYONE, IM

GOOD MORNING EVERYONE, IM SANDRA SMITH.

SANDRA SMITH. >> Ed: A VERY PLEASANT

>> Ed: A VERY PLEASANT GOOD MORNING TO YOU AND EVERYONE

GOOD MORNING TO YOU AND EVERYONE AT HOME.

AT HOME. ITS BEING REVEALED WHICH OBAMA

ITS BEING REVEALED WHICH OBAMA OFFICIALS BETWEEN 2016 IN

OFFICIALS BETWEEN 2016 IN PRESIDENT TRUMPS INAUGURAL.

PRESIDENT TRUMPS INAUGURAL. USUALLY THE U.S. CITIZENS THAT,

USUALLY THE U.S. CITIZENS THAT, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL

AND ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM BARR SAID THE FBI PROBE

WILLIAM BARR SAID THE FBI PROBE WAS NOT LEGITIMATE.

WAS NOT LEGITIMATE. >> Sandra: JOHN ROBERTS JOINS

>> Sandra: JOHN ROBERTS JOINS US NOW AS WE HAD THIS LIST MAY

US NOW AS WE HAD THIS LIST MAY BE MADE PUBLIC AS EARLY AS TODAY

BE MADE PUBLIC AS EARLY AS TODAY TODAY.

TODAY. >> IT WAS WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS

>> IT WAS WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS A MOMENT AGO SAID THAT THEY DO

A MOMENT AGO SAID THAT THEY DO EXPECT THAT LIST COULD BE MADE

EXPECT THAT LIST COULD BE MADE AVAILABLE TODAY.

AVAILABLE TODAY. WE DO NOW KNOW WHY THEY ACTING

WE DO NOW KNOW WHY THEY ACTING DNI RIC GRENELL WAS OVER AT THE

DNI RIC GRENELL WAS OVER AT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LAST WEEK,

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LAST WEEK, IT WAS TO DELIVER A DECLASSIFIED

IT WAS TO DELIVER A DECLASSIFIED LIST OF NAMES OF OBAMA

LIST OF NAMES OF OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS WHO

ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS WHO WERE BEHIND THE UNMASKING OF

WERE BEHIND THE UNMASKING OF GENERAL MICHAEL FLYNN AFTER

GENERAL MICHAEL FLYNN AFTER FLYNN WAS PICKED UP DURING THE

FLYNN WAS PICKED UP DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION AND

PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION AND INTERCEPTS OF PHONE CALLS THAT

INTERCEPTS OF PHONE CALLS THAT HE HAD WITH THE RUSSIAN

HE HAD WITH THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES.

AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES. SUSAN RICE REQUESTED THE

SUSAN RICE REQUESTED THE UNMASKING OF SEVERAL TRUMP

UNMASKING OF SEVERAL TRUMP TRANSITION OFFICIALS WERE PICKED

TRANSITION OFFICIALS WERE PICKED UP IN VARIOUS INTERCEPTS.

UP IN VARIOUS INTERCEPTS. THE RICE IS OAK FIERCELY DENIED

THE RICE IS OAK FIERCELY DENIED EVER LICKING THOSE NAMES TO THE

EVER LICKING THOSE NAMES TO THE MEDIA AND INSIST THE UNMASKING

MEDIA AND INSIST THE UNMASKING WAS NOT DONE FOR POLITICAL

WAS NOT DONE FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES.

PURPOSES. IN AN INAUGURATION DAY EMAIL,

IN AN INAUGURATION DAY EMAIL, RICE SAID THAT HE,

RICE SAID THAT HE, PRESIDENT OBAMA, WANTS TO BE

PRESIDENT OBAMA, WANTS TO BE SURE THAT WHEN WE ENGAGE WITH

SURE THAT WHEN WE ENGAGE WITH THE INCOMING TEAM WE ARE MINDFUL

THE INCOMING TEAM WE ARE MINDFUL TO ASCERTAIN IF THERE IS ANY

TO ASCERTAIN IF THERE IS ANY REASON THAT WE CAN NOT SHARE

REASON THAT WE CAN NOT SHARE INFORMATION AS IT RELATES TO

INFORMATION AS IT RELATES TO RUSSIA.

RUSSIA. WE INFORMED HIM IF ANYTHING

WE INFORMED HIM IF ANYTHING CHANGES, THAT AFFECTS THE

CHANGES, THAT AFFECTS THE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION FOR THE

CLASSIFIED INFORMATION FOR THE INCOMING TEAM AND HE SAID HE

INCOMING TEAM AND HE SAID HE WOULD.

WOULD. VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IS

VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IS INVOLVED IN THIS AS WELL.

INVOLVED IN THIS AS WELL. HE ATTENDED A MEETING ON

HE ATTENDED A MEETING ON JANUARY THE 5TH OF 2017 WHERE HE

JANUARY THE 5TH OF 2017 WHERE HE AND PRESIDENT OBAMA WERE TOLD

AND PRESIDENT OBAMA WERE TOLD THAT THE FBI WANTED TO QUESTION

THAT THE FBI WANTED TO QUESTION FLYNN ABOUT HIS CONTACTS WITH

FLYNN ABOUT HIS CONTACTS WITH KINSLEY ACT.

KINSLEY ACT. AS VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN FROM GMA

AS VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN FROM GMA THIS MORNING.

THIS MORNING. >> I WAS AWARE THEY ASKED FOR AN

>> I WAS AWARE THEY ASKED FOR AN INVESTIGATION.

INVESTIGATION. >> FOX NEWS IS TOLD, THE

>> FOX NEWS IS TOLD, THE DOCUMENTS WERE TAKEN TO THE DOJ

DOCUMENTS WERE TAKEN TO THE DOJ BECAUSE THE AUTHORITY TO RELEASE

BECAUSE THE AUTHORITY TO RELEASE THEM WAS THE PURVIEW OF THE

THEM WAS THE PURVIEW OF THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND NOT THE

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND NOT THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL

DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE.

INTELLIGENCE. WE SHOULD POINT OUT THAT TEN

WE SHOULD POINT OUT THAT TEN DAYS AGO THE ACTING DNI GRENELL

DAYS AGO THE ACTING DNI GRENELL SEND MESSAGE TO ALL 17

SEND MESSAGE TO ALL 17 INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES ASKING

INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES ASKING THEM TO COME UP WITH A STANDARD

THEM TO COME UP WITH A STANDARD ON HOW U.S. PERSONS WERE

ON HOW U.S. PERSONS WERE DESCRIBED IN INTELLIGENCE

DESCRIBED IN INTELLIGENCE INTERCEPTS.

INTERCEPTS. THE INTENT OF THEM MEMO WAS TO

THE INTENT OF THEM MEMO WAS TO HARMONIZE THE WAY THE ENTIRE

HARMONIZE THE WAY THE ENTIRE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE DESCRIBES

INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE DESCRIBES U.S. PERSONS ARTWORK PICKED UP

U.S. PERSONS ARTWORK PICKED UP IN THAT INTERCEPT.

IN THAT INTERCEPT. SO IT WAS NOT TO REVEAL THEIR

SO IT WAS NOT TO REVEAL THEIR IDENTITY.

IDENTITY. IT WAS A LOT OF SPECIFICITY IN

IT WAS A LOT OF SPECIFICITY IN THE INTELLIGENCE REPORTS ABOUT

THE INTELLIGENCE REPORTS ABOUT THOSE INTERCEPTS THAT GAVE AWAY

THOSE INTERCEPTS THAT GAVE AWAY A WHOLE LOT.

A WHOLE LOT. HOWEVER THIS UNMASKING REQUEST

HOWEVER THIS UNMASKING REQUEST WAS MADE SPECIFICALLY TO FIND

WAS MADE SPECIFICALLY TO FIND OUT WHO IS IN THOSE INTERCEPTS

OUT WHO IS IN THOSE INTERCEPTS SO IT WAS A LITTLE BIT OF A

SO IT WAS A LITTLE BIT OF A HORSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR.

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