Intel suggesting Russian involvement in election appears to have been 'rigged;

Fred Fleitz:
More indications Intel assessment of Russian interference in election was rigged

In his May 8 testimony to a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, Clapper confirmed what I said in January: the ICA reflected the views of only three intelligence agencies -- CIA, NSA and FBI – not all 17. I explained in my January article how unusual this was since an ICA is supposed to reflect the collected judgment of all U.S. intelligence agencies or at least include all agencies with relevant expertise. Clapper did not explain why the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department’s intelligence bureau did not participate.
Hand-picking a handful of analysts from just three intelligence agencies to write such a controversial assessment went against standing rules to vet such analyses throughout the Intelligence Community within its existing structure. The idea of using hand-picked intelligence analysts selected through some unknown process to write an assessment on such a politically sensitive topic carries a strong stench of politicization.
There is much more.

When you consider the hostility of the Obama administration and its intel operatives to the Trump election that adds more weight to the conclusion that the analysis is less than independent.


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