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A former FBI intelligence chief said that the Democrats and Clinton campaign in 2016 used “contrived disinformation” to try to sway voters into thinking that then-candidate Donald Trump was a Russian asset.
In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement to create a Disinformation Governance Board, retired Assistant Director for Intelligence Kevin Brock said that the agency won’t reveal actual disinformation.
“I think that disinformation is in the eye of the beholder,” he told Just The News. “I think most people suspect that all of this information will be information promulgated by one political party rather than the other. And so the danger of a governance board like this is that it will be beholden to the party that’s in power in government at that time to silence or mute opposition viewpoints.”
Instead, Brock argued that special counsel John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the Trump–Russia collusion claims is better at exposing false narratives.
“This is the way disinformation is really exposed, not by some contrived government agency, but by evidence presented in court that gets at the truth of what happened,” Brock told the news outlet of Durham’s recent filings in court. “What Durham is methodically doing, is laying out a case that the Hillary Clinton campaign, the Democrat Party used contrived disinformation in a conspiracy, in a conspiratorial way, to deceive the American v... (Read more)