Russian spies likely intercepted ambassador’s cell phone call with Trump

Russian spies likely intercepted ambassador’s cell phone call with Trump
Ambassador Gordon Sondland, Senate confirmation hearing in 2018. MSNBC video, YouTube

[Ed. – Where are the media coming down on Adam Schiff for releasing this highly sensitive classified information in a public hearing? –Joel Pollak]

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland’s cell phone call to President Donald Trump from a restaurant in Ukraine this summer appears to be a shocking security breach that raises significant counterintelligence concerns, according to several former officials, who told CNN there is a high probability that intelligence agencies from numerous foreign countries, including Russia, were listening in on the conversation.

“If true, the cell phone call between Ambassador Sondland and President Trump is an egregious violation of traditional counterintelligence practices that all national security officials — to include political appointee ambassadors such as Sondland — are repeatedly made aware of,” according to Marc Polymeropoulos, a former CIA officer who oversaw operations in Europe and Russia before retiring this summer.

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