Newt Gingrich latest Fox News opinion article:
The leaking of evidence about the Manchester bombing should be the final straw.
These leaks came from the professional intelligence community – not the Trump White House.
Here is the updated list of the leaks, the date they occurred, the source of the leak, and analysis of the leak.
by Joe Hoft / Gateway Pundit
|Date||Media Outlet Reporting||Stated Source||Leak||Rebuttal|
|5/26/17||Washington Post ( Ellen Nakashima, Adam Entous and Greg Miller)||U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports [not identified]||Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin||No crime committed more anti Trump hysteria and not confirmed by anyone.|
|5/26/17||NBC (Ken Dilanian, Peter Alexander and Courtney Kube)||Multiple US Officials [not identified]||Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation.||“Does not mean they suspect him of a crime” noted in the same article.|
|5/24/17||New York Times (C. J. Chivers)||Source [not identified]||Published images of Manchester terrorist attack||UK Prime Minister was outraged with release – disgusting with no regards for investigation or families|
|5/23/17||The Intercept (Jeremy Scahill, Alex Emmons, Ryan Grim)||Sources at the Palace and the Department of Foreign Affairs [not identified] confirmed legitimacy||Philippine government transcript of recent Trump – Duterte phone call||Nothing criminal on call – Trump praised Duterte for handling drug problem in his country|
|5/22/17||Washington Post (Adam Entous and Ellen Nakashima)||Current and former officials [not identified]||President Trump asked two of the nation’s top intelligence officials in March to help him push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between his campaign and the Russian government||President Trump stated that he did not ask Comey to end Russia investigation and Ex CIA Chief Brennan stated under oath that no evidence Trump or team pressured intelligence community to stop Flynn investigation|
|5/20/17||CNN (Pamela Brown and Gloria Borger)||Source [not identified]||Comey now believes Trump was trying to influence him on his judgement about Russia probe||Not corroborated by Comey|
|5/19/2017||New York Times (Matt Apuzzo, Maggie Haberman and Mathew Rosenberg)||Document summarizing the meeting [not provided]||Trump called Comey a ‘Nutjob’||Russian FM Lavrov Refutes Claims That He Discussed Comey’s Dismissal With Trump|
|5/19/2017||Washington Post (Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky)||Sources [not identified]||law-enforcement investigation into possible co-ordination between Russia and the Trump campaign had identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest||No legal implications at all|
|5/17/17||Washington Post (Adam Entous)||Audio recording (not in their possession)||House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says Putin pays Trump||Those present said he was joking|
|5/16/17||New York Times (Michael S. Schmidt)||Comey memo (not provided or admittedly seen by NYT reporter)||Trump had asked Comey to stop Flynn investigation||Comey testified under oath on May 3rd that he had never been pressured by Trump to stop any investigations|
|5/15/17||Washington Post (Greg Miller and Greg Jaffe)||Current and former US officials [not identified]||Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador||National Security Advisor McMaster stated nothing shared that was not already public and article itself stated President has authority to declassify secrets.|
|5/12/17||The Hill (Jonathan Easley)||One former transition team official with close ties to the administration [not identified]||“It’s total chaos” [the White House]||Constant message coming out of MSM not substantiated|
|5/12/17||ABC (Pierre Thomas, Zach Date and Tom Kutsch)||Sources [not identified]||Comey furious at lack of respect White House showed||Not corroborated by Comey|
|5/12/17||CNN (Pamela Brown)||Source familiar with the matter [not identified]||Former FBI Director James Comey is “not worried about any tapes” of conversations between him and President Donald Trump||Not corroborated by Comey|
|5/12/17||Daily Beast (Lachlan Markay andAsawin Suebsaeng)|
|One official [not identified]||White House staff react to Trump tweet with “Jesus”||Not corroborated by anyone, another liberal hit piece|
|5/11/17||New York Times (Michael S. Schmidt)||Two people who heard Comey’s account of the dinner [not identified]||In a Private Dinner, Trump Demanded Loyalty. Comey Demurred.||Trump denied this in NBC Interview|
|5/10/17||CNN (Sara Murray)||Two sources [not identified]||James Comey sought more resources for Russia investigation||Current Director Rosenstein stated in a House probe that there was no evidence Comey asked for more resources for Russia probe|