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May 15, 2018
The Office of Net Assessment paid Stefan Halper...why?
Stefan Halper, the dual U.S.-U.K. citizen who reached out to Trump campaign aides George Papadopoulos and Carter Page, is the international man of mystery when it comes to the origins of the FBI counterintelligence probe of the Trump campaign and presidency. From public records, we know he was receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars a year from the federal government national security apparatus. From the payment statements, the Department of Defense's Office of Net Assessment appears to have been the contract award-maker. We still do not know what he was paid for, though there are several instances seeming to indicate that he was trying to engage low-level Trump campaign staff in suspicious actions. Calls to the Department of Defense indicated that the department had no listing for either that office or its head, James Baker. On the other hand, the Office of Net Assessment and its head seem to have been generous...(Read Full Post)