Donald Trump’s DOJ puts out panicked press release about leaks, so here comes the biggest leak yet.

Donald Trump’s Department of Justice put out a brief, bizarre, panicked press release tonight, which carries the name of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein but doesn’t sound like it was written by him, essentially begging Americans to ignore any leaks from overseas intelligence agencies. Even in a surreal time in politics, this move is startling. And now we know what’s next.

The press release tonight from Trump’s DOJ is only three sentences long, but here’s the one that tells you everything you need to know: “Americans should exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous ‘officials,’ particularly when they do not identify the country – let alone the branch of government – with which the alleged sources supposedly are affiliated.” link). It’s not difficult to read between the lines here: Trump has gotten word that something devastating about him is about to leak from a foreign intelligence agency, and he’s twisting the DOJ into preemptively debunking it.

Based on the fact that this was released late at night rather than first thing tomorrow morning, our educated guess is that the forthcoming leak is coming from the European intel community. Due to the time zone differences, the day starts five or more hours earlier in Europe than in Washington DC. So if the leak surfaces first thing in the morning in Europe, there would be no way for the White House to beat it to the punch with a morning press release. Hence why the panicked press release is coming out tonight.

As for what the leak might be? Several people across social media are hoping it’s the mythical “Pee Pee Tape” but there’s no proof that even exists. However, it’s got to be something so big that Trump has pulled this panic move tonight in the feeble hope of discrediting it. So here comes the biggest leak yet.


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10 Comments

  1. Claudia on June 15, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    I hope it’s Putin with several tapes and watch the rats run!
    I hope they show everyone bat various times and deals mad.
    I wonder how much he sold us to Russia.

  2. Nathan Fleischman on June 16, 2017 at 12:14 am

    At least, this is not being covered in the media.

    • Bill Palmer on June 16, 2017 at 1:41 am

      Really? It’s been on multiple MSNBC shows tonight.

      • TampaGreen on June 16, 2017 at 7:28 am

        Yes, I saw it last evening when they made a pretty short and sweet announcement that we should not believe anything that ,at come out from unidentifiable sources. Very strange indeed.

  3. Feral crone on June 16, 2017 at 1:03 am

    Pulitzer caliber. Keep up the great work!

  4. Sharon Dorsey on June 16, 2017 at 3:19 am

    It’s 3:15 am EDT, and no such “press release” appears on the DOJ website list of those issued 6/15/17.
    Almost have to wonder if Sessions didn’t grab a sheet of Rod’s letterhead and have Scavino type it up. Essentially, it’s just a long-winded version of a Trump ‘fake news’ rant. Somehow, don’t envision Rosenstein issuing a pronouncement on what Americans should think…

  5. Birdpond on June 16, 2017 at 7:39 am

    BWAHAHAHAH “leaked” pee pee tapes? ROTFLMAO!

  6. Dalcon on June 16, 2017 at 8:47 am

    The White House leaks like a Russian Hooker!!

  7. Dump Trump on June 16, 2017 at 12:17 pm

    Donnie Dingus has been doing this for years. Whenever a “negative” story about him is about to break he launches pre-emptive strikes and tries to destroy the credibility of the source. He’s a sad pathetic fraud of a man, a confirmed liar who always tries to bend the “truth” to fit his needs of the moment.

  8. Patty on June 16, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    What if Rosenstein is on a tape? What if he’s trying to protect himself?

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