October 16, 2021

Trump nominates former Nunes aide for intelligence community inspector general

Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he has nominated Allen Souza to be the next inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community. Trump fired former inspector general Michael Atkinson for his poor handling of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint.

Souza currently works on the White House National Security Council as a principal deputy senior director for intelligence programs but is best known as a former aide to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), a strongly conservative legislator.

Nunes is the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee and has been embroiled in both the Russia collusion investigation and the Ukraine whistleblower complaint fiasco.

Souza was hired by Nunes’ as a lawyer for the House Intelligence Committee in 2017 and 2018 before taking over as staff director of the committee in 2019, so he is well-acquainted with the mess that is the United States’ Intelligence Community.

Trump unceremoniously fired Atkinson in April of 2020 after he brought the whistleblower complaint to House Democrats for investigation. That complaint kicked off months of investigation into President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, ultimately culminating in a failed impeachment attempt.

Trump said at the time of Atkinson’s firing that he did a “terrible job” in handling the “fake report,” saying that Atkinson is “not a big Trump fan, that I can tell you.”

Souza’s nomination has already been sent to the Senate for a hearing and confirmation vote.

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Ole AL (@guest_1052164)
1 year ago

Well it’s good to see the Executive Branch and the Judicial Branch are working…
✓ Now if we can only get the Legislative Branch back to work, the House could be Great Again.
Back to work on real Legislation for Our Republic, not for politics.

Gary m (@guest_1052263)
Reply to  Ole AL
1 year ago

If you get rid of the Dems first!!!!

Doug Litchfield (@guest_1052172)
1 year ago

One more person the impotent deep state can’t control. Most the press didn’t even know who he was until he was appointed, but that didn’t stop the sanctimonious clowns in the media from trying to show who was the most furriest.

Ole AL (@guest_1052179)
1 year ago

Political Science has ruined our republic for which it stands.
Political Correctness was totalitarianism and no longer works in today’s technological world.

Let’s get back to the real deal, rather than “All of this imitation” of work and progress (kids in school) in 2020 just for an election.

Felix (@guest_1052183)
1 year ago

In a country of laws and order, there is not place for restless media that all they do is distor the truth and lie to the American people. We never seen anything like CNN and many others that display bigotism, hate and bias towards a president and anyone who doesn’t agree with their agenda. It is time for president Trump to set an exsmple and pull their license. Others will change or fall in their own fate. God bless America and God bless president Trump.

kath (@guest_1052195)
Reply to  Felix
1 year ago

right on i totatly agree with you.felix

C. Roussin (@guest_1052223)
Reply to  Felix
1 year ago

I agree! Most of the media need their licenses pulled.

alicia (@guest_1052256)
Reply to  Felix
1 year ago

I fully concur with your cmment.!

Howard (@guest_1052274)
Reply to  Felix
1 year ago

Felix, you hit the nail on the head. He needs to pull the license of CNN & MSNBC for starters. The sooner, the better!!!

Robin Andrews (@guest_1052377)
Reply to  Felix
1 year ago

Absolutely agree Felix , totally.

Karen (@guest_1052634)
Reply to  Felix
1 year ago

Way past time !! They need to be SHUT down !!

Larry (@guest_1052188)
1 year ago

Aman he should have done this a year ago go Mr PRESIDENT

WALTER FLATT (@guest_1052192)
1 year ago

IT IS WAY PAST TIME THAT THE NEWS MEDIA IS STOPPED FROM TRYING TO TELL OUR GOVERNMENT WHAT TO DO AND TO STOP PROSCUTING PEOPLE OVER THE AIR, ALL THEY ARE DOING IS CAUSING THESE RIOTS ALONG WITH SORROS MONEY AND THIS MUST BE STOPPED.

C. Roussin (@guest_1052224)
Reply to  WALTER FLATT
1 year ago

I agree wholeheartedly!

Gary m (@guest_1052267)
Reply to  WALTER FLATT
1 year ago

I am waiting till these rioters run out of cities to burn, and start looking for these media and news places to burn to have something to do. Then they will be sorry that they took Soros money.

SilverRascal (@guest_1052215)
1 year ago

Cleaning the swamp one water rat at a time.
MAGA2020

Gary m (@guest_1052277)
Reply to  SilverRascal
1 year ago

You know what is really funny, they accuse Trump of colluding with Putin. Did you know that everyone of the Dems running for office, are running on a communist agenda.

Susanne Tewes (@guest_1052262)
1 year ago

all the media does is lie and slander our great president

Ruth (@guest_1052266)
1 year ago

Just wondering . . . . . Is there still a term such as TREASON that just might possibly applied to some of the people involved in the current situations. Seems to me that so many are getting away with just about anything, no matter how much it hurts the United States ! ! ! !

Gary m (@guest_1052278)
1 year ago

You know what is really funny, they accuse Trump of colluding with Putin. Did you know that everyone of the Dems running for office, are running on a communist agenda.

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