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Attny handling cases re: national security, security clearances, govt investigations, Freedom of Information Act & whistleblowing. @UofR grad. Non-partisan
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Jul 13, 2018 4 tweets 4 min read
@TheJusticeDept indicts against Russian intel officers for DNC hack. Says GRU officers hacked info & released info "on the internet under the names 'DCLeaks' and 'Guccifer 2.0' and through another entity."

Would that other entity be you @wikileaks? 🤔

justice.gov/opa/pr/grand-j… @AshaRangappa_ @joshscampbell @john_sipher @waltshaub @sam_vinograd @NormEisen @DavidPriess @BradMossEsq
Jul 6, 2018 11 tweets 6 min read
(1) THREAD on #SecurityClearances & #WhiteSupremacists. @PBS/@ProPublica issued a story today abt #MichaelMiselis — a UCLA PhD student who works for #NorthropGrumman w/security clearance. He participated in Charlottesville as a violent White Supremacist.

pbs.org/wgbh/frontline… (2) Miselis allegedly "pushed an African-American protester to the ground and began pounding on him," and "fought alongside RAM members, wrestling one protester to the ground and punching others" in Berkeley at a #Trump rally.
Feb 14, 2018 56 tweets 13 min read
(1) THREAD: #RobPorter , #SecurityClearances & SERIOUS #Trump #WhiteHouse PROBLEMS

When did the White House know of the serious domestic abuse concerns regarding Rob Porter, the now fallen White House Staff Secretary? (2) This question is crucial to determining whether those in the White House deliberately ignored security warnings and instead politically decided to retain Porter.
Jan 30, 2018 23 tweets 10 min read
THREAD - What does #HPSCI release of GOP classified memo mean?

In a partisan vote led by Chairman @DevinNunes, the HPSI voted to release a four page classified memo that details alleged surveillance abuses by @FBI & @TheJusticeDept.

washingtonpost.com/world/national… HPSCI, which along with Senate counterpart (#SSCI), was formed 40 years ago in wake of #ChurchCommittee, #PikeCommittee& #RockefellerCommission, which dealt with a variety of abuses by the Intelligence Community, acted in an unprecedented manner by invoking Rule X, clause 11(f)
Nov 23, 2017 34 tweets 7 min read
(1) REVENGE PORN THREAD: Earlier today Texas Tribune posted a story concerning Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis) that he issued an apology statement after it was learned a graphic image of him nude (apparently showing his penis), was circulating via social media. texastribune.org/2017/11/22/us-… (2) Was this revenge porn? Should there not be an outcry or does Barton being a man negate outrage? I take these situations very seriously, especially since I have represented women (pro bono in fact) who have suffered as victims of revenge porn, nbc-2.com/story/34185598…
Oct 27, 2017 29 tweets 5 min read
(1) THREAD: #JFKFiles #Assassination UPDATE - What happened that allowed 300 documents comprising thousands of pages to be held back? Legal? (2) JFK Assassination Records Collection Act required every record identified as "assassination record" (which I helped define in 1994) ...