Trump named a national security threat by US intelligence community
Donald Trump now has more than $1 billion in debt to the Deutsche Bank and a whopping $340 million is due soon. He is in real financial trouble.
This crisis has led intelligence and security sources to be concerned he may be subject to cash offers from other countries looking for intelligence information he might have from his time in office.
Trump showed while in office that keeping U.S. intelligence secrets is not his strong suit. His sharing and twisting of information caused several diplomatic messes while he was president.
At one time, Trump gave a Russian ambassador details about a secret mission to Israel’s Mossad security services in Syria.
He also shared a satellite image on social media that showed the capabilities of U.S. spy satellites.
His first impeachment was due to using fake intelligence about Ukrainian interference in the 2016 presidential election as he attempted to provoke Ukraine to investigate Biden and his son, Hunter.
A senior NATO intelligence official stated, “It’s a person with a proven willingness to do almost anything for money. So, it’s clear this is a person with little regard for protecting intelligence and sources as a duty. He openly doesn’t care.”
Many sources say that Trump is privy to “everything any American adversary would want to know.” That’s a scary thought.
The official said, “There is absolutely a market for the secrets he knows and any intelligence service would analyze it and conclude that Trump is exactly the sort of person who would be happy to sell them to you. This is what intelligence services do.”
He said, “Who is really going to decide that ‘No it’s impossible, Donald Trump would never breach his country’s confidence in exchange for hundreds of millions of dollars?’ Nobody who works in intelligence would decide this.”
One source feared Trump might share information about the “highest-level nuclear weapons, energy supply protection and mutual defense with closest allies.”
The official said, “Taiwan information alone would be invaluable to the PRC. Imagine how useful a long briefing on the US security posture towards an attack on Taiwan would be to planners? Is there a dollar value?”
The sources brought up that the recent decision to keep Trump out of any future briefings was an attempt to stop “the bleeding.”
A source close to the Biden administration said, “A problem we don’t want to talk about right now because we don’t know if it’s a real problem and we have other things to talk about. But it does sound like something there would be at least monitoring of by counter-intelligence. Making sure other nations don’t steal national secrets from former presidents.”
Although some claim that Trump’s failure to pay attention in briefings may come in handy now.
One military intelligence official said, “The general stuff would be really useful but specifics might be limited as he didn’t allow notes to be taken and doesn’t seem to have embraced the briefings where a lot of valuable details would be. That’s the second half of any assessment of recruiting someone. Yes, he’s greedy enough to buy … no problem, but he’d be too egotistical and lazy to make a good asset. Good spies pay attention in briefings.”
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