Retired US Army Lt. Colonel David Franklin Slater, who worked as a civilian employee at Offutt Air Force Base while assigned to the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), was arrested on March 2 for disclosing “classified information relating to the national defense (National Defense Information or NDI)” between February and April 2022.

According to the US Department of Justice press release, a “co-conspirator” who “claimed to be a female living in Ukraine on the foreign dating website” addressed Slater as her “secret informant love” and her “secret agent” in her messages and asked him to provide her with classified information on Ukraine.

Slater then disclosed classified information “regarding military targets and Russian military capabilities relating to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine” learned from the USSTRATCOM briefings to her.

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The identity of the co-conspirator and the name of the dating site were not established in the press release.

The court documents also cited some exchanges between the two.

“American Intelligence says that already 100 percent of Russian troops are located on the territory of Ukraine. Do you think this information can be trusted?” one message read.

“By the way, you were the first to tell me that NATO members are traveling by train and only now (already evening) this was announced on our news. You are my secret informant love! How were your meetings? Successfully?” another message read.

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Slater “worked in a classified space at USSTRATCOM” and held a Top Secret security clearance from August 2021 to April 2022 after retiring as a Lt. Colonel from the US Army, according to the indictment.

“As alleged, Mr. Slater, an Air Force civilian employee and retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel, knowingly transmitted classified national defense information to another person in blatant disregard for the security of his country and his oath to safeguard its secrets,” said Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen of the Justice Department’s National Security Division.

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“The Department of Justice will seek to hold accountable those who knowingly and willfully put their country at risk by disclosing classified information,” he added.

Slated is set to appear before the court in the District of Nebraska today. If convicted, Slater faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000 for each count of conspiracy to transmit and the transmission of national defense information.

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Holy
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What R U super stoopid? A former Lt. Colonel, this guy is a complete moron.

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John
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Seems like a man sharing putinrumps intelligence.

Putinrump himself appears to have did considerable amount of thinking with his labito. According to a well cited wikipedia articile on "Trump sexual misconduct" he's been accused by at least 25 woman of sexual assault. Then there's the out of wedlock and affairs and hush payments with Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels.

In a past Access Hollywood interview he described being able to kiss and grope women because he was "a star": "You know I'm automatically attracted to beautiful—I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait. And when you're a star, they let you do it, you can do anything ... grab them by the pussy. You can do anything."

Apparently a russia has a video of Donald Trump's alleged 'perverted behaviour' with after Kremlin spies bugged his Ritz Carlton's Presidential suite with hidden cameras and microphones. Former MI6 officer Christopher Steele's 2016 dossier details how Russian secret services found more success "exploiting Trump's personal obsessions and sexual perversions." The report said Trump’s “unorthodox behavior in Russia over the years” gave its government enough material to “be able to blackmail him if they so wished.” His lawsuits against the dossier's source have been dismissed.

Steve
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@John, the Steele dossier was a fiction-for-hire product contracted by Fusion GPS, by Hillary Clinton's election campaign staff in the 2016 Presidential election race. It's been fully discredited as artful fiction.

John
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@Steve, Odd that in every court Trump tried (both in USA and UK) they consistently indicate Trump has no case in his lawsuits to the source of the dossier?

Still special counsel Mueller's investigation independently also lead led to indictments of 34 people and three companies involved in the MRGA trump election campaign's criminal russian collusion.

Mr. Mueller (independent of the dossiers claims) obtained nine guilty pleas including half a dozen close Trump associates regarding russian election related meddling. Mueller unfortunately could not get to the core of FBI raised russia -trump connection concerns for two main reasons. 1. Most of those indicted resided in russia and have never faced trial so who knows what they know. 2. Due to Trump's efforts to impede his investigation. For example when Trump effectively silenced US witnesses by dangling pardons in front of them before the testified. Putinrump did this for his campaign consultant Paul Manafort who had formerly worked for since disposed Ukrainian president / putin crony Viktor Yanukovych (who had to flee after Ukraine's Maiden Revolution to purge putin's leadership in that country).

It's beyond me as to why an impeached president has the right to pardon a conspiring witness before they are forced to give testimony in a trial related to russia's nefarious presidential ties.

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Sasha
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The power of pussy!

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