Shocking Evidence CIA May Have Helped Solicit Signatures for Infamous Laptop Intel Letter

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There’s shocking evidence that the Central Intelligence Agency may have been involved in helping to promulgate the infamous Hunter Biden intelligence letter. That was an infamous letter signed by 51 former intelligence officials that cast doubt on the truth of the laptop and said that they believed it had “all the classic earmarks of Russian disinformation.”


Now the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government and the House Intelligence Committee are set to release a report on Wednesday titled “The Hunter Biden Statement: How Senior Intelligence Community Officials and the Biden Campaign Worked to Mislead American Voters.” The 60-page report includes the testimony from former intelligence officials including former CIA Director Michael Morrell, who was behind the statement and allegedly said he wrote it to help Joe Biden win. Biden did indeed use it during a debate with President Donald Trump to try to cast doubt on the laptop.

That was bad enough. But now there’s new evidence indicating that an active CIA employee solicited at least one signature for the intel letter.

The committees, though, said they have “evidence that an employee affiliated with the CIA may have assisted in obtaining signatories for the statement.”

“One signer of the statement, former CIA analyst David Cariens, disclosed to the Committees that a CIA employee affiliated with the agency’s Prepublication Classification Review Board (“PCRB”) informed him of the existence of the statement and asked if he would sign it,” the report states.

Cariens told the committees that he had been working with the PCRB in October 2020 to review his memoir. Cariens said that during a call with a CIA employee about his memoir, the employee separately “asked” him if he would sign onto the letter.

“When the person in charge of reviewing the book called to say it was approved with no changes, I was told about the draft letter. The person asked me if I would be willing to sign,” Cariens told the committees. “After hearing the letter’s contents and the qualifiers in it such as, ‘We want to emphasize that we do not know if the emails provided to the New York Post by President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, are genuine or not and that we do not have evidence of Russian involvement,’ … I agreed to sign.”


So what you have, if this is true, is an active member of the CIA soliciting a letter written to help Biden win the election.

Morell later testified before the committees, explaining that “such an action by a CIA employee would be inappropriate.” To say the least.

Morrell claimed he “did not coordinate with the CIA” and said that had he “known” about the solicitation of Cariens, he “would have reacted very negatively to this.”

Yet, Morell did reach out to the CIA’s Prepublication Classification Review Board (PCRB) asking for approval of the letter. The purpose of the PCRB is to ensure that material being written about or released doesn’t contain any information before it goes out to the public. Morell asked them to rush the approval on October 19.

“Attached is a statement that Marc and I drafted that many former senior and working-level officials from across the IC will sign and then be made public,” the email states. “We are 100 percent confident it does not contain classified information. Indeed, it specifically says we don’t know what the IC or the FBI knows about this.”

Morell added, “This is a rush job as it needs to get out as soon as possible.”

Morell told John Brennan, the former CIA director under Barack Obama that he wanted the letter out publicly before the October 22 debate: “Trying to give the campaign, particularly during the debate . . .a talking point to push back on Trump.”


Morell managed to get the CIA approval within hours.

Marc Polymeropoulos, a former CIA Acting Chief of Operations for Europe and Eurasia, congratulated Morell on the afternoon of Oct. 19, 2020, for securing the PCRB’s lightning-fast approval of the letter.

“You have some juice”, he texted.

“With the PRB [PCRB]?” asks Morell.

“Yes, ha,” replies Polymeropoulos.

“Ha is right,” texted Morell. “They are probably scared I am coming back.”

That last part may also have explained Morell’s interest — that perhaps he thought Biden would appoint him director again.

So this all managed to get done in time before the final debate when Biden used the letter against Trump, obscuring the truth of the laptop for Americans right before the election. Talk about disinformation, that was it right there.

Morell has also said that Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who was then an adviser to the Biden campaign, was the impetus behind the letter — that he wouldn’t have written it and organized it had it not been for the conversation he had with Blinken. Blinken is also in trouble for allegedly lying to Congress about his email contact with Hunter Biden. According to Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), at least one email involving Blinken’s wife allegedly concerns Blue Star Strategies, the lobbying firm for Burisma.

The CIA isn’t talking in response to these latest reports. But if active CIA people were involved in this, then we have an even bigger problem to add to what is already alleged about the Biden administration’s involvement.



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