Tag: h.r. mcmaster

The Intercept: H.R. McMaster Allegedly Authorized NSA Surveillance of Steve Bannon and Trump Family

During an alleged meeting with donors to raise funds for an intelligence gathering operation in Afghanistan, John R. Maguire—a former CIA paramilitary officer, vice president at the intelligence security firm Amyntor Group, and member of the Trump transition team—reportedly claimed that President Trump’s National Security Advis0r H.R. McMaster “authorized surveillance of Steven Bannon and Trump family members, including Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump,” according to a report by Matthew Cole and Jeremy Scahill in The Intercept.

Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis listens to questions from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., about his views on women and gays serving in the military, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

James Mattis to Speak at McMaster’s Soros-Backed Former Think Tank

NEW YORK — Secretary of Defense James Mattis is confirmed to speak at the annual conference of a George Soros-financed think tank that is also funded by the controversial Ploughshares Fund, identified by the Obama White House as central to helping sell the Iran nuclear deal to the public and news media.

H.R. McMaster Warns: Leaking National Security Info to Media Is ‘Treasonous’

American federal employees who disclose sensitive or classified national security information to the media without authorization are guilty of a “treasonous” act, warns National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, as the Trump administration grapples with an unprecedented wave of national security leaks that have surfaced since he took office.