Peter Van Buren rehashes some of the details behind the surveillance of the Trump campaign through FISA warrants on Carter Page and George Papadopoulos, which originally opened up the “Russiagate” investigation into Trump. Now the same anti-Trump plot has expanded into the current Ukraine hearings. Van Buren urges us to look beyond the partisan politics of 2019 and think about the effect this kind of conflict could have on the future of American life.
Discussed on the show:
- “Marie Yovanovitch, The Poster Child Of #FSProud” (The American Conservative)
- “We Need To Hear From The Whistleblower Now” (The American Conservative)
- “Ukraine crisis: Transcript of leaked Nuland-Pyatt call” (BBC News)
Peter Van Buren worked for 24 years at the Department of State including a year in Iraq. He is the author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People and the novel Hooper’s War. He is now a contributing editor at The American Conservative magazine.
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