Entries by Adam L Silverman

Schlemazel’s Memorial Service

Schlemazel’s memorial service was today. His niece Laura sent me this write up to share with you all: Schlemazel was memorialized today in the beautiful French Park in Plymouth MN. The weather was ideal, sunny and in the 60’s. Michael and Edith represented the BJ community. In typical fashion there were no green balloons to […]

Politico Confirms and Validates the Whistleblower’s Allegation That White House Staff Are Misclassifying Records of the President’s Communications With Foreign Leaders

Well would you look at that! NEW: Former Trump official confirms that WH started placing Trump call transcripts into NSC’s codeword system—effectively concealing them—sometime after Mexico, Australia transcript leaks in 2017. Experts say doing that poses whole host of natsec risks. https://t.co/WpcngAUS1K — Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) September 26, 2019 From Natasha Bertrand at Politico (emphasis mine): After […]

The Key Takeaways from the Whistleblower Complaint and the Intelligence Community Inspector General’s Accompanying Letter

I’ve now done a first read through of both the whistleblower complaint and the Intelligence Community Inspector General’s accompanying letter. I think the following from the whistleblower’s complaint and the Intelligence Community Inspector General’s letter are the key takeaways. Emphasis is my own. Here’s the key takeaway that sets up why this is an “urgent […]

The Acting DNI Publicly Testifies Before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Vice Admiral (ret) Maguire, the Acting Director of National Intelligence and Senate confirmed Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, is testifying publicly before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) at 9:00 AM EDT this morning. HPSCI’s own live stream for you all is below. HPSCI has also now posted  both the now declassified […]