The Gateway Pundit reports that a former CIA paramilitary officer and member of the Trump transition team, John R. Maguire, reportedly revealed during a fund raising meeting for an intelligence gathering operation in Afghanistan, that National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster “authorized surveillance of Steven Bannon and Trump family members, including Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump.”
The Intercept reports…
“[MAGUIRE] SAID THERE WERE PEOPLE INSIDE THE CIA WHO JOINED IN THE PREVIOUS EIGHT YEARS [UNDER OBAMA] AND INSIDE THE GOVERNMENT AND THEY WERE FAILING TO GIVE THE PRESIDENT THE INTELLIGENCE HE NEEDED,” SAID A PERSON WHO WAS PITCHED BY MAGUIRE AND OTHER AMYNTOR PERSONNEL. TO SUPPORT HIS CLAIM, MAGUIRE TOLD AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE THAT NATIONALSECURITY ADVISOR H.R. MCMASTER, IN COORDINATION WITH A TOP OFFICIAL AT THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, AUTHORIZED SURVEILLANCE OF STEVEN BANNON AND TRUMP FAMILY MEMBERS, INCLUDING DONALD TRUMP JR. AND ERIC TRUMP. ADDING TO THESE UNSUBSTANTIATED CLAIMS, MAGUIRE TOLD THE POTENTIAL DONORS HE ALSO HAD EVIDENCE H.R. MCMASTER USED A BURNER PHONE TO SEND INFORMATION GATHERED THROUGH THE SURVEILLANCE TO A FACILITY IN CYPRUS OWNED BY GEORGE SOROS.
The Trump White House is considering proposals developed by mercenary group Blackwater founder Erik Prince and John R. Maguire, in an effort to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the White House with a global, private spy network that would circumvent official US intelligence agencies.