Liberals like President Barack Obama have been insisting that foreign interests — particularly Russia — swayed the November election by hacking into the email accounts of several key political figures.
However, there has been no solid evidence to substantiate those claims, and one government watchdog group has taken steps to force the United States government to furnish whatever evidence it has regarding the matter.
The James Madison Project, a transparency and accountability organization, has filed a lawsuit in federal court demanding that several security and intelligence agencies make public any evidence that Russia or any other foreign entity interfered in the recent election, according to BizPac Review.
The lawsuit specifically named the CIA, the FBI, the Department of Justice, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of Homeland Security in its accusations that they ignored Freedom of Information Act requests related to Russian interference in the general election.
“JMP has a legal right under the FOIA to obtain the information it seeks, and there is no legal basis for the denial by the (Department Of Justice National Security Division) of said right,” the lawsuit charged.
It also addressed allegations that unauthorized leaks of sensitive information were made to campaign surrogates for President-elect Donald Trump to help him against Democrat Hillary Clinton, Politico reported.
JMP was demanding records detailing leaks from FBI sources to Gen. Michael Flynn and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani after both men made comments in the media concerning the FBI’s investigation of Clinton’s use of a private email server while head of the State Department. The lawsuit noted that Flynn and Giuliani attributed their information to contacts within the FBI.
The public certainly has a right to know if there is any substance to the claim that Russia interfered in the election — a claim that if proven false would destroy the liberals’ attempt to discredit Trump’s election once and for all.
We also deserve to know if unauthorized leaks were made by the agencies that are supposed to protect us and our country’s sensitive information.