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Resurfaced Susan Rice comments denying knowledge of Trump team surveillance raise new questions

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Susan Rice’s resurfaced 2017 comments denying knowledge of Trump team surveillance raise eyebrows
A 3-year-old interview clip of former Nationwide Safety Adviser Susan Rice resurfaced Tuesday after the declassified electronic mail she despatched to herself on the ultimate day of the Obama administration was launched. It suggests Rice has lied about her knowledge in regards to the Obama administration’s surveillance of President Trump’s transition team.

The clip comes from an April 2017 look on “PBS NewsHour.” Rice was requested in regards to the then-breaking revelations about members of President Trump’s transition team having been surveilled earlier than he took workplace.

“In the last few hours, we’ve been following a disclosure by the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, that in essence, during the final days of the Obama administration, during the transition after President Trump had been elected, that he and the people around him may have been caught up in surveillance of foreign individuals and their identities may have been disclosed. Do you know anything about this?” PBS anchor Judy Woodruff requested.

“I know nothing about this,” Rice mentioned on the time. “I was surprised to see reports from Chairman Nunes on that count today.”

Nonetheless, the newly launched electronic mail on Tuesday appeared to point Rice had knowledge of the surveillance that happened that led to the “unmasking” of then-incoming Nationwide Safety Adviser (NSA) Michael Flynn from his communications with the then-Russian ambassador.

The e-mail, which was written on Jan. 20, 2017, documented a Jan. 5 Oval Workplace assembly with then-President Obama and others, throughout which he offered steerage on how regulation enforcement wanted to analyze Russian interference within the 2016 presidential race. Click on right here for extra on our prime story.

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– Hannity calls out FBI Director Wray after Rice electronic mail declassified

Unique: Deliberate Parenthood associates improperly utilized for and acquired $80 million in coronavirus stimulus funds, feds say
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The Small Enterprise Administration (SBA) is reaching out to every concerned Deliberate Parenthood affiliate explaining that associates of bigger organizations with greater than 500 workers aren’t eligible for PPP distributions, Fox Information is informed. The Deliberate Parenthood Federation of America (PFFA) alone has had greater than 600 workers. Click on right here for extra.

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Greater than 100 million folks in China face new lockdown as second wave of COVID-19 circumstances emerge
Practically 108 million folks in China’s Jilin province may very well be pressured again into lockdown after a rising group of new coronavirus infections triggered a backslide within the nation’s push to return to regular.

The abrupt reversal in China’s northeast area has as soon as once more minimize off public transportation, closed colleges and led to a different spherical of quarantine. Fan Pai, who works at a buying and selling firm within the close by province of Liaoning, informed Bloomberg Information that individuals are beginning to really feel “more cautious” once more.

“Children playing outside are wearing masks again,” she mentioned. “It’s frustrating because you don’t know when it will end.”

The new clusters of coronavirus circumstances have additionally ignited everybody’s worst worry {that a} second wave of the lethal illness may very well be on the horizon. Click on right here for extra.

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