In Stunning Last Minute Power Grab, Obama Designates Election Systems As "Critical Infrastructure"

Image result for obama power hungry memeIn a stunning last minute power grab by the Obama administration with just 14 days left in his Presidency, the Department of Homeland Security released a statement this evening officially declaring state election systems to be "critical infrastructure."  The statement from DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defines "election infrastructure" as "storage facilities, polling places, centralized vote tabulations locations, voter registration databases, voting machines" and all "other systems" to manage the election process...so pretty much everything.

I have determined that election infrastructure in this country should be designated as a subsector of the existing Government Facilities critical infrastructure sector. Given the vital role elections play in this country, it is clear that certain systems and assets of election infrastructure meet the definition of critical infrastructure, in fact and in law.

 I have reached this determination so that election infrastructure will, on a more formal and enduring basis, be a priority for cybersecurity assistance and protections that the Department of Homeland Security provides to a range of private and public sector entities. By “election infrastructure,” we mean storage facilities, polling places, and centralized vote tabulations locations used to support the election process, and information and communications technology to include voter registration databases, voting machines, and other systems to manage the election process and report and display results on behalf of state and local governments.

Of course, it's likely not a coincidence that the DHS made this announcement just hours after the "intelligence community" declassified their "Russian Hacking" propaganda which basically noted that RT has a very effective social media distribution platform while once again providing absolutely no actual evidence.

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How about the other way around for obeezlbub, what makes that creature so invulnerable...!!?

Well!!!!!!!!!!!

Which that the Government can control every aspect of the system.  Making it easier to cover up the fraud from the democreaps.

The true evil of this anti Christ is being revealed. The world is laughing at you Obama the fool! The rest of the world is thirsting for a real leader to again take charge of the USA. You are a sore loser, a narristic failed tin plated dictator. You are a cancer on our nation and will be remembered as our biggest mistake. Take your communist party and leave our shores before we the the people really show your kind how we deal with traitors like you

the best way to put it is he need to be in Jail period

12 days to Trump, then evict the queer, crackhead, islamic, illegal alien.
I think the dumbass just guaranteed Trump another 4 years.
Give Trump a little control, he accomplished a lot.
Give Trump a LOT OF CONTROL, We the People win

that's good PHILIP

Remember, those of us in the Tea Party Movement still want to restore the Republic to one under the rule of true Constitutional Law. While we want a strong patriotic leader, we don't want a despotic one.

the next four year will be critical for Donald Trump and I believe this time it's not going to businesses as usual  

Trumps eating their lunch... Really... Just what real political headway has Donald made.. His appointments are being effectively stalled, McConnell has promised the Dem's that they will be able to have ALL OF THEIR QUESTIONS ANSWERED... and he has not attempted to expedite Trumps appointments. His appointments are being held up... why if we are in charge?

The political narrative certainly is not being controlled by Trump or the GOP... the Dems are getting 3-1 air time and the GOP seems reluctant to use their Constitutional powers to reign in the onslaught. The GOP leadership continues to talk bi-partisanship, as if it existed, or is a working solution to government reform. They have failed to articulate a cohesive plan to REPLACE Obama Care... something critical to a sound start this legislative session. Hell they can't even take a COP Hatting  painting down, without having to put it back and apologize.. and the GOP runs Congress?  Give me a brake.

Let's hope this turns around quickly. 

First... any delay in appointments will set back Trumps inititive and invite further delays.

Next, the political narrative is how public opinion is brought to bare on political actions... and is important to the overall advancement of ones political agenda.

I have no doubt that most if not all of Trumps appointees will eventually be approved... however at what political cost?

Words have meaning and power... and the more a lie is repeated the greater its impact...  Allowing the opposition to frame the debate is half of the problem with advancing the conservative cause in America.

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Judicial Watch->  Emails Show Dossier-Connected Obama State Dept Officials Set ‘Face-To-Face’ Meeting On ‘Russian Matter’ Shortly Before 2016 Election

Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation on Thursday released 84 pages of documents showing Obama’s State Department was central to pushing the ‘Trump-Russia’ hoax shortly before the 2016 election.

The email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a very close associate to Christopher Steele, show them discussing a ‘face-to-face’ meeting in New York on a ‘Russian matter’ in September of 2016.

Via Judicial Watch:

Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released 84 pages of documents, including a September 2016 email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a close associate of dossier author Christopher Steele, discussing a “face-to-face” meeting on a “Russian matter.”

(In June 2016 Nuland permitted a meeting between Steele and the FBI’s legal attaché in Rome. Nuland told CBS News that the State Department knew about the Steele dossier by July 2016.)

According to an op-ed Winer wrote for The Washington Post in 2018, also in September 2016, “Steele and I met in Washington and discussed the information now known as the “dossier… I prepared a two-page summary and shared it with Nuland, who indicated that, like me, she felt that the secretary of state needed to be made aware of this material.”

A September 17, 2016, email exchange between Nuland and Winer – that was classified in the interest of national defense or foreign policy – discusses the political situation in Libya, but also brings up a “Russian matter:”

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 12:40:00 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Would like to discuss this and a Russian matter.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:31 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

In ny face to face?

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 1:56:05 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Yes that was [sic] be good.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:58 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

Good. I’ll reach out when im there Sunday. [Redacted]

If Victoria Nuland’s name sounds familiar it’s because she has been on Judicial Watch’s radar for a long time and in many of TGP’s previous reports.

In December 2018, Judicial Watch released documents revealing that Victoria Nuland was involved in the Obama State Department’s urgent gathering of classified Russia investigation information and disseminating it to members of Congress within hours of Donald Trump taking office.

In a related lawsuit, Judicial Watch is suing the State Department communications between Ambassador Nuland and employees of Fusion GPS, as well as top ranking Department of Justice, FBI, and State Department officials.

“The Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President Trump with the Russia smear,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “These new emails further show that senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.”

Tom Fitton   @TomFitton
 

BREAKING: Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President @RealDonaldTrump with the Russia smear. New emails show how senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.

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