Clapper Throws His ‘Commander in Chief’ Obama under the Bus
Oct. 26, 2019 (EIRNS)—Every operative in the multi-layered Russiagate operation, faced with the announcement that Attorney General William Barr’s investigation is now a criminal investigation, is frantically pointing at everybody else as the actual culprit. James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence under President Barack Obama, who, together with CIA chief John Brennan and others, ran the U.S. side of the British-attempted coup against President Donald Trump, on Oct. 7 saw the handwriting on the wall, and pointed straight at Obama.
Appearing on CNN, Clapper was asked if he thought the investigations by Attorney General Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham were leading to the prosecution of former intelligence officials. Clapper, looking scared and nervous, responded:
“I don’t think there was any wrong doing.... My concern was the Russians, the threat posed by the Russians to our very political fabric. Apparently, what we were supposed to have done was to ignore the Russian interference, and the threat that poses to us, and, oh, by the way, blow off what the Commander in Chief at that time, President Obama, told us to do, which was to assemble all the reporting we could and put it in one report that the President could pass on to the Congress and the next administration, and, while we were at it, to declassify as much as we possibly could and make it public—and that’s what we did. It’s pretty disconcerting now to be investigated for having done our duty, and done what we were told to do by the President.”