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Congress Probes FBI Over Top Obama National Security Advisorís Security Clearance
Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 5, 2017 2:16 pm | Adam Kredo

Posted on 02/14/2018 11:53:19 AM PST by musicman

A top White House national security adviser and key proponent of the Obama administration's diplomacy with Iran is the focus of a congressional inquiry following disclosures the FBI may have denied him top-level security clearances, according to communications exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Ben Rhodes, a White House deputy national security adviser who led the administration's efforts to mislead Congress about the terms of the Iran nuclear agreement, is under scrutiny in the wake of disclosures he was declined interim clearance status by the FBI in 2008, when the administration was moving into the White House.

Since that time, Rhodes has emerged as a key adviser to President Obama and a major player in the administration's efforts to create a self-described pro-Iran deal "echo chamber" to mislead Congress and Americans about the terms of the Iranian nuclear agreement.

Lawmakers are now concerned that Rhodes' access to the top levels of government—including its diplomacy with Iran—is inappropriate due to the FBI's concerns about his past.

(Excerpt) Read more at freebeacon.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2008; adamkredo; benrhodes; california; devinnunes; echochamber; fisa; iran; irandeal; iranlobby; jamesclapper; johnbrennan; leonpanetta; nationalsecurity; nsc; obamairandeal; obamansc; rodrosenstein; securityclearance; susanrice
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When the congressional investigations get cranked up hot and heavy about the Iran Deal, this news about Rhodes is going to be NATIONALLY exposed to the masses.

IMHO, THIS is why all the JUST NOW dust-up about Porter to get ahead of the "No security clearance" for Rhodes which is REALLY damaging.

1 posted on 02/14/2018 11:53:19 AM PST by musicman
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To: Jim Robinson; trisham; onyx; MEG33; Salvation; deoetdoctrinae; All

Ping!!


2 posted on 02/14/2018 11:57:06 AM PST by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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To: musicman

In before the Sessions bashing


3 posted on 02/14/2018 11:58:34 AM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: musicman

Someday people will stop focusing on the individual trees (crimes) and will see the forest that was the Kenyanesian Usurpation.


4 posted on 02/14/2018 12:02:53 PM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: musicman

“Lawmakers are now concerned..”


Where were the Republicans eight years ago when this was occurring?
Republican swamp rats did nothing throughout Obama’s tenure and were enablers of Obama’s misdeeds.


5 posted on 02/14/2018 12:07:06 PM PST by beekay
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To: musicman

Benjamin J. “Ben” Rhodes is a former White House staff member who served as the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications for U.S. President Barack Obama and as an Advisor on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran.

During the Obama administration, Rhodes’ official title was “Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting.”[1] He served as Obama’s foreign policy speechwriter from 2007 until the end of Obama’s presidency.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Rhodes_(White_House_staffer)


6 posted on 02/14/2018 12:13:47 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: musicman

Ben Rhodes is evil. He unmasked bunches of people. Friend of the ayatollah. Liar in chkef. etc.


7 posted on 02/14/2018 12:42:44 PM PST by Basket_of_Deplorables (SEDITION! Obama DOJ colluded to try overthrow the President!)
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To: trisham
better get a screenshot of that..it will be changed soon if it already isn't...
8 posted on 02/14/2018 12:42:56 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: musicman

Who gives a rat’s a$$ about this Porter a$$wipe? He’s gone. Don’t we have some more pressing issues to deal with?


9 posted on 02/14/2018 12:45:01 PM PST by LIConFem (I will no longer accept the things I cannot change. it's time to change the things I cannot accept.)
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To: musicman

Add yet another swamp rat to the indictment list. 5 minutes ago I just finished an email to the White House suggesting that Susan Rice be subject to the full extent of lady justice and why.


10 posted on 02/14/2018 12:58:40 PM PST by Kahuna
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To: musicman

It has been a long time since I read Gary Aldrich’s book, “Unlimited Access”.

If I remember right, Aldrich noted that there were lots of people running around the Clinton Whitehouse without clearances in his first term.

Seems to me that Aldrich speculated then that Hillary had a hard time trusting people who could pass the background check. FWIW.


11 posted on 02/14/2018 1:00:58 PM PST by c-five
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To: trisham

Thank you very much for the link!!


12 posted on 02/14/2018 1:29:12 PM PST by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

I sure hope so!!!


13 posted on 02/14/2018 1:31:18 PM PST by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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To: Basket_of_Deplorables

Ben is STILL “workin” as I type.....


14 posted on 02/14/2018 1:31:59 PM PST by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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To: Kahuna

The list IS getting quite long.


15 posted on 02/14/2018 1:32:39 PM PST by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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To: c-five

I remember that also.


16 posted on 02/14/2018 1:33:21 PM PST by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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To: Basket_of_Deplorables
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17 posted on 02/14/2018 1:35:20 PM PST by timestax
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To: musicman

We are getting closer to VJ
There needs to be a flight risk restriction on Huma and VJ.


18 posted on 02/14/2018 2:40:20 PM PST by Zathras
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To: musicman

Ben Rhodes, imagine that.
What a slimey crew, but WE knew that long ago.


19 posted on 02/14/2018 2:43:54 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: musicman

My pleasure, musicman!!


20 posted on 02/15/2018 9:14:32 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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