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it has been claimed
she has been informed by a “single source”
"an anonymous source said"
originally posted by: apydomis
I heard on ATS that this guy heard from his aunty's lesbian lover's second cousin's hairdresser that Trump's wife's cousin's best friend's cousin's step dad's "partner" learned from a camera man that works for a local late night public access program in Ohio that once mentioned CNN as a reliable source that...
originally posted by: Kettu
Interesting and disturbing news if true!!!
The Independent out of the UK is reporting this today:
Who's doing the reporting??? Let's start there or this is no more than fake news, again...
White House officials and members of Donald Trump’s transition team are reportedly “purging” their electronic devices to avoid being compromised by subpoenas, it has been claimed.
The accusation comes just weeks after government lawyers ordered the President’s aides to preserve any materials that could be connected to Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Now, I'm sure you're thinking:
"Hillary was worse!!!"
No, she wasn't. This story, if true, is totally different. How so? Let me explain:
Clinton never deleted her emails. Hillary, herself or her people never told, or gave any an order to delete emails once being subpoenaed to keep those emails. Hillary set up a retention policy long, long before she was under investigation to retain and delete emails.
When the second subpoena came out, the company hired to handle/archive her emails was caught still having those emails. And that company, not Hillary or her people freaked out and deleted them.
Now back to the article:
One legal expert told MSNBC - the channel that first reported the allegations based on testimony from an inside source - there could be “legal ramifications” for staff who destroyed crucial evidence relating to ongoing investigations.
So, a third party and private company isn't allegedly doing this, but Trump's staff and transition team.
They always say the coverup is worse than the crime, don't they? This is by orders of magnitude worse if true, as this can clearly be labeled as 'obstruction of justice'.
The Trump staff was already earlier caught using a third party private application on their smart phones to delete text messages earlier this year:
...officials were using the app, called Confide, to avoid being caught talking to the media, as President Trump moves to crack down on leaks.
The Post report followed a report from Axios last week that reported Confide had become a favorite app for Republican staffers. Staffers may also be concerned about being hacked after high-profile cyber attacks on Democratic groups during the election.
"We do see a spike in across the board metrics when there is a major news cycle about the vulnerability of digital communications," Jon Brod, Confide’s president, told Axios.
And even then there were concerns that was breaking the Presidential Record's Act. This time, however, things might a bit different. This is slowly starting to get picked up, and the irony is pretty stark:
It’s hard to not point out the irony in the fact that Trump staffers are being accused of purging their phones and deleting important information after the President ran a campaign that was centered around calling for Hillary Clinton to be arrested for deleting emails and using a private email server.
And just because, sometimes people like video:
Now, if they've been advised NOT to delete anything in anticipation of a subpoena:
Lawyers have ordered Donald Trump’s administrations to save any potential evidence of alleged Russian interference in the US election.
Instructions were sent to White House staff after Democrats in the US Senate requested the administration and security agencies to keep all material on links between Mr Trump’s aides, campaign or transition team and the Kremlin.
If anything, the ISP's would still likely retain some residual evidence that such texts and emails were sent with these devices...
originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: Mictain
Please provide one solid example.
And then if you're really really really lucky the topic might actually be one that I would much even comment on, that your assertion might actually apply to me.
Good luck with all of the above.