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Spygate : the attempted sabotage of Donald J. Trump / Dan Bongini and D.C. McAllister with Matt Palumbo.

By: Bongino, Dan.
Contributor(s): McAllister, D. C [author.] | Palumbo, Matt [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Post Hill Press, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781642930986 (hardback).Subject(s): Trump, Donald, 1946- | Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016 | Elections -- Corrupt practices -- United StatesDDC classification: 973.932 Summary: Everyone has an opinion about whether or not Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016. The number of actors involved is staggering, the events are complicated, and it's hard to know who or what to believe. Spygate bypasses opinion and brings facts together to expose the greatest political scandal in American history. Former Secret Service agent and NYPD police officer Dan Bongino joins forces with journalist D.C. McAllister to clear away fake news and show you how Trump's political opponents, both foreign and domestic, tried to sabotage his campaign and delegitimize his presidency. By following the names and connections of significant actors, the authors reveal: Why the Obama administration sent a spy connected to the Deep State into the Trump campaign ; How Russians were connected to the opposition research firm hired by the Clinton campaign to find dirt on Trump ; How the FBI failed to examine DNC computers after they were hacked, relying instead on the findings of a private company connected to the DNC and the Obama administraton ; Why British intelligence played a role in building the collusion narrative ; What role Ukrainians played in legitimizing the perception that Trump was conspiring with the Russians ; How foreign players in the two events that kickstarted the Trump-Russia collusion investigation were connected to the Clinton Foundation, and What motivated the major actors who sought to frame the Trump campaign and secure a win for Hillary Clinton.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller!

"'Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump,' is terrific. He's tough, he's smart, and he really gets it. His book is on sale now. I highly recommend!" --President of the United States, Donald J. Trump

"An explosive account of the biggest scandal in American history, and the political players that tried to pull it off."--Sean Hannity

The comprehensive story of how the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton campaign, and foreign entities tried to sabotage the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election.

Everyone has an opinion about whether or not Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016. The number of actors involved is staggering, the events are complicated, and it's hard to know who or what to believe. Spygate bypasses opinion and brings facts together to expose the greatest political scandal in American history.

Former Secret Service agent and NYPD police officer Dan Bongino joins forces with journalist D.C. McAllister to clear away fake news and show you how Trump's political opponents, both foreign and domestic, tried to sabotage his campaign and delegitimize his presidency. By following the names and connections of significant actors, the authors reveal:
Why the Obama administration sent a spy connected to the Deep State into the Trump campaign How Russians were connected to the opposition research firm hired by the Clinton campaign to find dirt on Trump How the FBI failed to examine DNC computers after they were hacked, relying instead on the findings of a private company connected to the DNC and the Obama administraton Why British intelligence played a role in building the collusion narrative What role Ukrainians played in legitimizing the perception that Trump was conspiring with the Russians How foreign players in the two events that kickstarted the Trump-Russia collusion investigation were connected to the Clinton Foundation, and What motivated the major actors who sought to frame the Trump campaign and secure a win for Hillary Clinton

Everyone has an opinion about whether or not Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016. The number of actors involved is staggering, the events are complicated, and it's hard to know who or what to believe. Spygate bypasses opinion and brings facts together to expose the greatest political scandal in American history. Former Secret Service agent and NYPD police officer Dan Bongino joins forces with journalist D.C. McAllister to clear away fake news and show you how Trump's political opponents, both foreign and domestic, tried to sabotage his campaign and delegitimize his presidency. By following the names and connections of significant actors, the authors reveal: Why the Obama administration sent a spy connected to the Deep State into the Trump campaign ; How Russians were connected to the opposition research firm hired by the Clinton campaign to find dirt on Trump ; How the FBI failed to examine DNC computers after they were hacked, relying instead on the findings of a private company connected to the DNC and the Obama administraton ; Why British intelligence played a role in building the collusion narrative ; What role Ukrainians played in legitimizing the perception that Trump was conspiring with the Russians ; How foreign players in the two events that kickstarted the Trump-Russia collusion investigation were connected to the Clinton Foundation, and What motivated the major actors who sought to frame the Trump campaign and secure a win for Hillary Clinton.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. xi)
  • Part 1 Making of the Trump-Russia Collusion Narrative (p. 1)
  • Paul Manafort
  • Alexandra Chalupa (p. 8)
  • Scrhiy Leshchenko (p. 15)
  • Victor Pinchuk (p. 16)
  • George Papadopoulos (p. 26)
  • Joseph Mifsud (p. 26)
  • Alexander Downer (p. 38)
  • Trump Tower Meeting (p. 44)
  • The Backstory (p. 45)
  • Natalia Veselnitskaya (p. 48)
  • Glenn Simpson (p. 51)
  • Rinat Akhmetshin (p. 57)
  • The Steele Dossier (p. 60)
  • DNC Servers and GrowdStrike (p. 64)
  • Perkins Coie (p. 72)
  • Christopher Steele (p. 75)
  • The "Dossier" (p. 80)
  • First Contact (p. 83)
  • State Department and the FBI (p. 84)
  • John Brennan and GCHQ (p. 87)
  • Robby Mook and the Media (p. 92)
  • Part 2 The Investigations (p. 97)
  • Counterintelligence (p. 99)
  • Stages of the Investigation (p. 103)
  • No Warnings, No Prevention (p. 106)
  • No Facts on "Collusion" (p. 109)
  • CIA Contributions (p. 111)
  • Stefan Halper (p. 115)
  • Carter Page (p. 119)
  • "Least Intrusive Methods" (p. 120)
  • Halper's History (p. 127)
  • Crossfire Hurricane (p. 131)
  • Michael Flynn (p. 134)
  • NSA Surveillance Expands (p. 138)
  • Special Counsel Probe (p. 144)
  • Where's the Crime? (p. 147)
  • A Flood of Leaks (p. 153)
  • What Hath the Investigation Wrought? (p. 162)
  • Part 3 Tine Real Story (p. 169)
  • Russian Interference (p. 173)
  • Hillary Clinton And Barack Obama (p. 175)
  • Clinton's Private Server (p. 176)
  • Russia and Iran (p. 181)
  • British Intelligence (p. 184)
  • Ukraine and Manafort (p. 191)
  • A Failed Scheme Keeps Going (p. 193)
  • Appendix I Timeline (p. 197)
  • Appendix II Media Leaks (p. 215)
  • Appendix III Charts of Connections (p. 229)
  • Endnotes (p. 235)
  • About the Authors (p. 260)