by Sharon Rondeau

(Apr. 25, 2019) — On page 100 of the transcript from former FBI General Counsel James Baker’s second closed-door testimony to members of Congress last fall, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC11) returned to a topic Baker raised in the opening minutes: that of allegations of widespread, warrantless surveillance of American citizens, including federal judges, provided to Baker by Attorney Larry Klayman on behalf of a client.

Klayman at the time represented former NSA/CIA contractor Dennis Montgomery, who claimed he had in his possession approximately 600 million records demonstrating that government intelligence agencies had illegally collected, over a period of years, the communications and personal data of prominent businessmen, including Donald J. Trump, his family and some of his employees; more than 150 federal judges, including U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow, who oversaw a civil case against then-Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joseph Arpaio in 2015; Arpaio himself; and media figures such as Alex Jones of Infowars, among others.

As The Post & Email reported on April 16, at the outset of his October 18, 2018 closed-door interview to members of the House Oversight & Government Reform and Judiciary Committees, Baker spontaneously revealed, as a result of questions he received on October 3, 2018 concerning the process by which the FBI and DOJ obtain FISA surveillance warrants, that Klayman wished to speak with none other than then-FBI Director James Comey or him about the information Klayman’s client said he had.

In response, Baker testified, he dispatched FBI agents to where the data could be retrieved.

In an interview with Carl Gallups of “Freedom Friday” last week, Obama birth certificate lead investigator Mike Zullo said that along with the millions of records Montgomery turned over to the FBI was the evidence Zullo and Arpaio collected over more than five years demonstrating that the image posted on the White House website on April 27, 2011 said to represent Barack Hussein Obama’s “long-form” birth certificate is a forgery.

A former detective, Zullo oversaw Montgomery’s year-long work as a confidential informant for Arpaio’s office in 2014 and has verified that the data Montgomery has cited exists.  In November 2015, Zullo reported having seen his own name among those allegedly illegally surveilled by the U.S. government.

Meadows, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, pressed Baker as to the format of the documentation Montgomery provided which Baker clarified as “electronic media.”  “I don’t think they were printed documents,” he said.

“Were there six thumb drives? Does that ring a bell?” Meadows asked, after which the following exchange took place (bottom of page 100):

Page 101 begins with Meadows asking, “Did he indicate that there was surveillance of members of Congress?”

“I can’t remember that specifically. I remember him telling me that it had to do with members of the judiciary. I think it was a range of government officials. I don’t specifically remember Congress, but it certainly could have been, and it was –” Baker is noted to have responded.

Meadows further pressed, “Did he indicate that there was surveillance of Donald Trump and his associates?”

Baker, who left government service in May of last year following a demotion, replied that he did not specifically remember.  To Meadows’s question as to whether or not the FBI launched an investigation into Klayman and Montgomery’s claims, Baker responded, “To the best of my recollection, yes.”

He then said that his understanding when he left the agency was that “there were no further investigative activities occurring” related to the case, “but I don’t know that it was technically closed.”

According to Zullo, Baker and Comey “deep-sixxed” the information Montgomery turned over to them, which had followed Montgomery’s having testified twice to the FBI in 2015 for which he was granted testimonial and production immunity, respectively, by the Justice Department.

Zullo has stressed in interviews over the last year that concerning the birth certificate forgery, “all roads lead to [former CIA Director] John Brennan.”  He has reported, citing two U.S. intelligence agents, that it is “an open secret” that Barack Obama was not born in the United States.

Beginning in 2007, questions arose about Obama’s eligibility for the office of president given a number of mainstream news articles which had reported him as having been born in Indonesia or Kenya and not Hawaii, as he claims.  Some, including a biography issued by his then-literary agent in 1991, were subsequently changed to say that Obama was “born in Hawaii.”

Article II, Section 1, clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution requires the president and commander-in-chief to be a “natural born Citizen.”

On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that “The National Security Agency has recommended that the White House abandon a surveillance program that collects information about U.S. phone calls and text messages, saying the logistical and legal burdens of keeping it outweigh its intelligence benefits, according to people familiar with the matter.”


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  1. From the members of the Freedom Caucus in Congress, and from President Trump himself, I hear things being said that I can link to Sheriff Joe and Mike Zullo, and their investigation into Obama and his fraudulent documents…..which led to Dennis Montgomery and the uncovering of massive spying on American citizens, including Donald Trump and his associates. This is giving me hope that President Trump is in fact going to do whatever is necessary to reveal and prosecute those complicit in the mother of all criminal acts against American citizens and her Constitution. That HUGE crime gave us 8 years of an ineligible, identity fraud con-artist, gave our government and her military to the enemy and created a coup attempt by those complicit trying to remove President Trump from office to prevent Barry’s usurpation from being fully revealed and acted on. Hillary, the planned after Obama cover failed and, thankfully, we have President Donald Trump.

  2. Over several years working under Mike Volin of http://www.wheresobamasbirthcertificate.com I as a volunteer and our team had contacted the lame stream media and numerous VIP’S, as well as PA and Federal Senators and Congressmen. Many of them have stated to us that they know the issue of Obama being the President was an issue but that they had no desire to take a stance nor take correction action on this matter. Others hid on us or went mute.

    Somehow this Frankinstien Matter just won’t die. Gary and Cort, thanks for your remarks and
    efforts. Your efforts and others who have continued to speak out and continue to speak out
    about the fraud of Obama are bound to produce fruit. Therefore, other out there indeed continue to speak-out and continue the effort to expose Obama as a fraud.

    However, the Deep Dark Demented and Dammed State never saw nor comprehended that
    Trump would run for office nor that he would win.

    Hey Obama and the Deep State, is there a time limit for Usurpation? What is the punishment
    for such an high infraction? I sleep well at night, I can’t say that for Team Obama.

  3. Just FYI…
    I contacted a political reporter at the Des Moines Register this morning. I wanted to discuss two things: 1. Kamala Harris not being a Natural Born Citizen and 2. The Deep State and why Trump had to be removed by the Obama criminal cabal at all costs. I started with the latter. After introducing myself, about thirty seconds in, the reporter interrupted me and said “I’m not going there,” and hung up. Some reporter.

    I tried to contact Victor Davis Hanson last week. He has a gatekeeper who insisted that I could not talk to him directly but would have to email my message to him through her email. Hmmmm, what are the chances I get to actually talk to him?

  4. I believe the old saying: The Truth Will Out. Here we have a big, fat, toxic, foul smelling onion where many layers will have to be peeled back before we can ever hope to get to the birth certificate issue. First the Mueller Report, The FISA Court Findings, The FISA Declass, the report on Comey, the inspector general’s report (Horowitz), then IG Huber’s report.

    Some expect that along the way, justice will eventually be done. However, this series of explosive revelations could trigger even more investigations. To the extent that Obama is eventually, FINALLY, implicated, then maybe renewed pressure about the birth certificate, the social security number and all the other mysteries about him will produce results we should have had 10 years ago. Kudos to you Sharon for carrying the torch through this darkness.

    Worth noting that supposedly one of Obama’s code names by the secret service was “Renegade”, a subtle recognition that he is a traitor to this country. Historical trivia question. Where, on the 4th of July, 2009, was Obama. On our nation’s birthday, he was not in America. He was in Moscow. Couple that with all the other crap he got away with, well, the “Renegade” title fits.