Senate Select Intel Staffer James Wolfe, the former director of security for the SSIC panel seems to have targeted Carter Page with his leaks. Mr. Wolfe appeared in federal court on Friday on charges of lying to the FBI. A spokesman for prosecutors said Wolfe did not enter a plea at a court hearing in Baltimore. He was released on bail. He is to appear in court again on Tuesday in Washington. He is also charged with lying about having a relationship with reporter Ali Watkins, as well as giving her information about Carter Page.
While you’re defending Ali Watkins, also consider that a Senate Intel staffer led a targeted leak campaign against Carter Page even though he’s not been accused of a crime. https://t.co/jGgjvxffe5 @dailycaller
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) June 8, 2018
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Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page was the primary target of a Senate Select Intelligence Committee (SSIC) staffer indicted for lying about his contacts with reporters, according to an indictment released on Thursday.take our poll - story continues below
James Wolfe, the former director of security for the SSIC panel, was in contact with at least three reporters at around the time they published articles about Page, an energy consultant who is a central player in the investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government.
Wolfe, 57, is charged with lying to the FBI during a Dec. 15, 2017 interview about whether he knew the journalists and had contact with them on certain dates. In one case, Wolfe denied knowing a reporter with whom he had been in a romantic relationship for four years. He is also charged with lying about giving that reporter, Ali Watkins, information about Page……
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