Papadopoulos describes how, as soon as he joined the Ben Carson campaign in December, 2015, he found himself being targeted by State Department officials. He then notes that when he switched to the Trump campaign, just a few months later, he was targeted by intelligence operatives, including Mifsud, who already knew all about him even though his switch to the Trump campaign was not public knowledge. Obviously, he's telling us that the coordinated targeting of all Republican campaigns by the supposedly non-political branches of the Obama administration (State, DoJ, the FBI and CIA) was well underway--no later than December, 2015, but certainly even earlier.
At that point Papadopoulos begins struggling a bit to articulate his big picture. What he's saying is that we're finally going to realize, as a result of the Barr/Durham investigation, how not only the US intelligence agencies but also foreign governments who bought into the Globalist agenda were totally invested in a Clinton presidency--and were coordinating to make sure that happened. The interests pushing the Globalist agenda included both Socialists (like Renzi in Italy) and conservatives (Cameron/May in the UK, Turnbull in Australia)--just as we see the same agenda being pushed on a bipartisan basis in the US.
It's an interview that nicely balances the big picture with interesting details. Regarding the details, Papadopoulos' account of how he was targeted by agencies of the Executive branch of the Obama regime from his first involvement in Republican campaigns suggests that there was a mole or spy within the Trump campaign (more generally here) who was looking to plant suggestible, manipulable individuals like Papadopoulos inside the Trump campaign. From the big picture perspective, the international scope of the Deep State assault on Trump comes into clear focus as well. The attempt by Mifsud and Downer, the Australian, to steer Papadopoulos (a Mideast wonk) toward Russia reflects the importance of Russia/Ukraine to the Globalist interests behind this effort. Putin's championing of national interests over Globalism is what makes him the Globalist boogeyman--the rest of the Russia Hoax is largely "narrative".
All this is what Bill Barr is endeavoring to "get his arms around" in a prosecutable way. Hopefully Barr will also find a way to get the truth out to the American public in more expeditious ways that will not jeopardize prosecution.
Laura Ingraham: John Durham has obtained two Blackberry phones that were used by Joseph Mifsud. He's the mysterious Maltese professor who sparked the entire Russia probe.
George Papadopoulos: Basically how I would summarize this, the grand statesman under Rome, Cicero, do you know what he said? He said a nation can survive the ambitious and the fools but it can’t survive treason from within. What I think happened in 2016--and all the events surrounding the 2016 campaign, and the spying that took place on me and Michael Flynn and others--was tantamount to treason. What happened was, there was an intelligence agency with an ax to grind with candidate Trump and obviously President Trump, where we see the Russia hoax now evolving into Ukraine-gate. This is not going to stop. I predicted that Joseph Mifsud, that individual who, both his Blackberries are now in the hands of the DOJ, was a Western Intelligence agent. I wrote about it in my book--exactly how I came in contact with this person, who introduced me to him and what he wanted. Something I did not know--and actually something that surprised me very much--is that Joseph Mifsud was also spying on Michael Flynn just two months before he started his encounters with me. So we're going to get to the bottom of exactly how both Michael Flynn's and my fates have intertwined in this very bizarre story.
Laura Ingraham: Now George, this was about, what? December 2015? Was that when you first encountered him, or came into contact with Mifsud?
George Papadopoulos: What happened was, I first joined the Ben Carson campaign in, I think, December of 2015 until February of 2016. And as soon as I joined that campaign I had various State Department officials in London and other capitals around the world probing me and asking me all about Ben Carson and what he was up to. What that campaign's platform was all about. As soon as I leave that campaign and join the Donald Trump campaign in March of 2016, before even the Washington Post or the American media knew that I was joining this campaign, I had Joseph Mifsud and other intelligence agencies knowing all about me, what I was doing and what Donald Trump’s campaign was all about. So the notion that this investigation, Crossfire Hurricane, started spontaneously on July 31st 2016 is absurd. It’s completely absurd. What we're going to finally realize is how soon these intelligence agencies--who had vested interests in a Clinton presidency, by the way. People forget that in 2016, the reason I'm being sued now apparently by the Italian prime minister is because the guy in 2016, the Socialist prime minister Matteo Renzi, and David Cameron [Conservative] in 2016, and Morrison, I think, or whoever the leader was in Australia in 2016 [Malcolm Turnbull], these people detested Donald Trump's America First platform. While America First may have been music to the ears of Americans, it was vitriol to the Globalist agenda. [David Cameron was succeeded by Theresa May, also Conservative, in the UK in July, 2016. Malcolm Turnbull was PM of Australia from 9/15 to 8/18 and was succeeded by Scott Morrison--both of the center right Liberal party, the Australian "conservative" party.]
Laura Ingraham: George, that's a great way to end this, because he represented--Trump--an existential threat to the Global Order that, they wanted to keep, they wanted to keep this whole racket going, with Globalism, and Trump was the skunk at this Globalist picnic.