Spy Worked In Senator Dianne Feinstein's Office For Twenty Years and
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FEINSTEIN KNEW HE WAS A SPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
can only imagine the twenty-four hour media blitz that would
be unleashed if this had happened with the Trump campaign, or
on anyone's staff even remotely associated with
President Trump past or present.
when the story first broke in the middle of this week of
a mole working on behalf of theRussianChinese
a powerful Democrat Senate Intelligence Committee
member's staff, it passed in the mainstream media with a
yawn, and though slowly gaining visibilitystillhasn't
been covered by some of the large cable networks or
Feinstein (D-Calif.) was"mortified"upon
Chinese spy had worked in her office for nearly 20 years.
to new details initially unveiled inaPolitico reporton
Russian and Chinese spies in Silicon Valley, a staffer who was
fired five years ago had managed to stay on her team for
nearly two decades likely out of motivation to collect
information related to her
long tenure on the Senate Intelligence Committee, for which
she maintains top-secret security clearance.
Feinstein reportedly made the staffer retire upon being
alerted by the FBI. He worked as her personal driver and clerk for
her Bay Area office, as CBS
San Francisco relates:
Wednesday, the San Francisco Chronicle uncovered additional
details in a column written by reporters Phil Matier and Andy
Ross. The column revealed thatthe
Chinese spy was Feinstein’s driver who also served as a gofer
in her Bay Area office and was a liaison to the Asian-American
Chinese consulate functions for the senator.
— who wasChair
of the Senate Intelligence Committee at the time—was
reportedly mortified when the FBI told her she’d be
infiltrated. Investigators reportedly concluded the
driver hadn’t leaked anything of substance and Feinstein forced
him to retire.
the most stunning part of the story is that he remained in her
office for nearly two decades,reportedly
having contact with China's Ministry of State Security for an
unknown number of yearsduring that
it's unclear when his contact with the Chinese state began,
follow-up reports by local San Francisco sourcesclaim
he may have been an unwitting asset.
Francisco Chronicle in a follow-up investigationreports:
to our source,the
intrigue started years earlier when the staffer took a trip to
Asia to visit relatives and was befriended by someone who
continued to stay in touch with him on subsequent visits.
with the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of State
didn’t even know what was happening — that he was being
recruited,” says our source. “He just thought it was some
the FBI nor Chinese embassy has issued official comment in
response to the bombshell story; however, various reports cite
investigators close to the matter who say the mole was able to
obtain little or nothing of substance.
believed that the advantage of Chinese intelligence placing a
driver with theChair
of the Senate Intelligence Committee is that he
may have picked up on tidbits of sensitive conversations at
moments the senator thought she could comfortably speak to
colleagues and staff.
former counter-espionage FBI agent in the Bay Area, Jeff
San Franciscohe believes someone like
Sen. Feinstein would constitute a key, high value targetfor
foreign intelligence and eavesdropping:
pointed out politicians with access to classified information
are generally trained on what not to say and when not to say
it. But he also notedwhen
you have a driver behind the wheel day in and day out for 20
years, there are more opportunities to slip up.
about Diane Feinstein and what she had access to,”Harpexplained.
she had access to the Chinese community here in San Francisco;
great amount of political influence. Two, correct me if
I’m wrong, Dianne Feinstein still has very close ties to the
intelligence committees there in Washington, D.C.”
of Silicon Valley being a hotbed of Chinese espionage, Harp
continued, “They also have an interest in the economy here. How to
get political influence here. What’s being developed in Silicon
Valley that has dual-use technology. All of that is tied to
the Bay Area.”