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Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:42 PM

An attorney forced out of the CIA's watchdog office is representing the Trump whistleblower

Source: Yahoo News

An attorney who left the CIA in 2014 after facing professional retaliation for trying to work with intelligence community whistleblowers is now representing the U.S. official who reportedly filed a complaint alleging wrongdoing by President Trump.

Andrew Bakaj, a national security attorney working for Compass Rose Legal Group, a Washington national security law firm, has taken on the still unidentified whistleblower as his newest client, according to information first reported by the New York Times and confirmed by Yahoo News.
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While little is known about the anonymous official who made the allegation, Bakaj himself became a whistleblower in 2014, a fact revealed in a recent story by Yahoo News. Bakaj had reported reported his colleagues’ concerns about evidence tampering within the CIA watchdog office to the Intelligence Community Inspector General. That office, after reviewing the concerns, immediately referred them to the FBI.

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/an-attorney-forced-out-of-the-ci-as-watchdog-office-is-representing-the-trump-whistleblower-190706953.html

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Reply An attorney forced out of the CIA's watchdog office is representing the Trump whistleblower (Original post)
ffr Sep 19 OP
DeminPennswoods Sep 19 #1
PhoenixDem Sep 19 #7
Chemisse Sep 20 #11
DeminPennswoods Sep 20 #12
Leghorn21 Sep 19 #2
Skittles Sep 19 #3
mwooldri Sep 19 #4
dixiegrrrrl Sep 19 #5
BlancheSplanchnik Sep 19 #6
pangaia Sep 19 #8
saidsimplesimon Sep 19 #9
pangaia Sep 19 #10

Response to ffr (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:59 PM

1. Mark my words, Trump is going to

end up telling everyone what he did. He might not come right out and say it, but he'll make plenty of
"denial" tweets in the next few that will spell out everything.

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 09:24 PM

7. Exactly

Trump is so transparent when he tweets

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 05:34 AM

11. I was just thinking that last night!! LOL!

He already said he wasn't stupid enough to say things in a phone call where others could hear him. (Basically admitting to wrongdoing).



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Response to Chemisse (Reply #11)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 01:42 PM

12. Honestly, Trump is the stupidest criminal

He can't keep his mouth shut. His massive ego and narcissism demand that he tell "the world" just how smart an operator he (thinks he) is.

Yeah, right now he's obstructing maximally and generating lawsuits galore to tie things up in court, but, like Nixon, eventually everything will come out. Unlike Nixon, he won't be getting a pardon from anyone in a position to grant one once it does.

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Response to ffr (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 08:01 PM

2. Sounds as if Mr. Bakaj will know a lot about who/when/where and why. And how. I hope his experience

smooths the path for our whistleblower, and that a good outcome is in the offing here because holy fucking hell how much more foul play can we take here, NOT MUCH

Thanks for the info, f, I knew he was former CIA, but not a wb himself -

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Response to ffr (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 08:17 PM

3. what goes around

yes INDEED

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Response to ffr (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 08:45 PM

4. Good that the whistleblower has representation.

If the proper channels don't work then the attorney can drip feed appropriate information to the media as necessary, while protecting the whistleblower via client attorney privilege.

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Response to ffr (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 08:49 PM

5. I am smiling big time over this. n/t

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Response to ffr (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 09:03 PM

6. Good, a highly motivated attorney

who understands the field. Good!!!

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Response to ffr (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 09:38 PM

8. Well, now. Even I. lowly PANGAIA, who has little confidence in ANYTHING

going right in the foreseeable future, like this development.



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Response to pangaia (Reply #8)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 10:10 PM

9. Thanks for the smile and wise words

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Response to saidsimplesimon (Reply #9)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 10:13 PM

10. you're welcome



oopps I just read a post about the DOJ preparing lawsuits or whatever to 'destroy' the 2020 elections if trump 'loses.' eliminate the constitution... etyc etc

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