Former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo revealed at least one additional government "informant" tried to infiltrate the Trump campaign under President Barack Obama. "Let me tell you something that I know for a fact," Caputo said. "This informant, this person that they tried to plant into the campaign – and even into the administration, if you believe Axios – he's not the only person who came at the campaign. And the FBI is not the only Obama agency who came at the campaign."
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"I know because they came at me," Caputo continued. "And I'm looking for clearance from my attorney to reveal this to the public. This is just the beginning." The person suspected of being an FBI informant in the Trump campaign was recommended for a senior post in the Trump administration. Now it makes a little more sense why Trump fired Comey; he couldn't have the same person leading the FBI who tried to infiltrate his campaign.
"When we finally find out the truth about this, Director Clapper and the rest of them will be wearing some orange suits," Caputo added referring to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. The FBI's informant approached several campaign officials including Carter Page and George Papadopoulos with an offer to write an academic paper about energy in the eastern Mediterranean region.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Reports are there was indeed at least one FBI representative implanted, for political purposes, into my campaign for president. It took place very early on, and long before the phony Russia Hoax became a “hot” Fake News story. If true - all time biggest political scandal!</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/997474432443707393?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 18, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Then the informant asked Papadopoulos about whether he knew anything about Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election. Papadopoulos responded that he had no information about the Russian campaign, in reality, he was told months earlier that the Russians had dirt on Hillary Clinton in the form of thousands of emails. President Trump said Sunday he would formally seek a Department of Justice investigation into whether government agents surveilled the campaign for political purposes and whether the Obama administration was behind them.
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