Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice’s character has been called into question as of late, and she has yet to answer for it. Susan Rice has been asked to testify before a house panel in relation to recent discoveries surrounding her involvement with the unmasking of Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. It is suggested that Susan Rice ordered Michael Flynn to be unmasked for political purposes and used her power as National Security Advisor to do so.
The house panel that was supposed to take place today, Tuesday 7/18/17, was originally going to take place in private and behind closed doors in front of the House Intelligence Committee. That meeting has been cancelled, but it was suggested that the meeting was bumped up to be in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee sometime this week. However the new meeting will likely be behind closed doors as well.
This is the same Senate Intelligence Committee that has been pursuing the “Russian Collusion Delusion” theories for some time, but they have yet to produce any evidence or results. They drag person after person up in front of the cameras and ask them specific questions to which many can either not recall or simply cannot answer. These hearings are meant to get specific answers on the record so that perjury cannot take place later on, however many who are summoned are aware of this and can simply not recall.
Susan Rice has a long history of political misdeeds and controversies, especially surrounding the Clintons. She was first appointed to the National Security Council in 1995 under Bill Clinton and served as the special assistant to the director of African affairs during the Rwandan Genocide. She later claimed that during her role she refrained from using the word “genocide” so it would not hurt Clinton’s re-election efforts later that year.
Susan Rice’s African controversies do not end there as her role surrounding the incidents in Benghazi continues to emerge. When the attack first happened and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton let four American die in a siege, Rice claimed that the mob was rioting over a Youtube video, but this was later discovered to be a lie. This controversy forced her to step aside for the position she was being groomed for under Obama’s second term, Secretary of State.
Susan Rice abused the name of the intelligence community by going around certain protocols and laws to unmask incoming Trump administration officials. With the help of other key Obama administration officials, Rice knowingly exposed Michael Flynn’s identity possibly to seek incriminating evidence against him or those around him. This act of using the power of the state to gain information or incriminating blackmail is exactly what Richard Nixon was almost impeached for. Susan Rice claims that she is being singled out for being a black woman.
A few notable Republicans have found the recent behavior by former officials and the current investigation obnoxious, disrespectful, and unlawful. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) expressed his thoughts and believes that the intelligence gathering that took place on the way out of the door was unlawful and political. Paul has stated that they need to issue a subpoena and question Rice under oath to get the truth out. Former Congressman Newt Gingrich (R-GA) has recently criticized the Russian Investigation and called out Special Counsel Mueller’s connections and history tied with deep state officials and top politicians.
The Obama administration is lying about the Russian Interference so they can act like they had a reason to commit the felonies that they did. Their efforts to sabotage the Trump administration have no bounds and with the power of the greatest intelligence gathering networks at their fingertips, it is likely that Rice and other abused their access to gain political power. Not only a desperate and tacky move, but highly immoral and illegal.
Obviously Rice’s Senate Hearing that is supposed to take place later this week is highly anticipated and perhaps more information can finally come to light and be put on the record. However, is it highly unlikely that all of these illegal actions that took place under the last few months of the Obama Administration went unnoticed by the sitting president. Is it only a matter of time until Obama is called upon to answer in front of the Senate and American People? Or perhaps he will postpone his meetings as well.