By Mary Fanning and Alan Jones
CIA and NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Dennis Montgomery speaks out about the surveillance on President Donald Trump in an interview with his attorney Larry Klayman, the founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, on the premiere episode of the new talk radio program “Special Prosecutor with Larry Klayman.” The program, which debuted on Sunday, May 14, is carried by Radio America, an Arlington, Virginia-based network.
The Whistleblower Tapes were released from U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow’s courtroom and are now preserved on The American Report’s Soundcloud page. Now, with President Trump locked at war with the Deep State, Montgomery is speaking out in public.
“I provided to the FBI seventeen businesses of Donald Trump, including the Trump Tower, the Trump leasing programs, all of these different programs, and including Trump himself and the various family members that had been wiretapped under these programs,” Montgomery said in the interview. “There has been a wiretap on Trump for years.”
“I started by going to Maricopa County and showing that Sheriff Arpaio himself was wiretapped under the Obama administration,” the whistleblower said.
“I was a CIA contractor both under John Brennan and under James Clapper and these individuals were running domestic surveillance programs in the United States collecting information on Americans. This isn’t political. They were collecting information on Republicans and Democrats. But they collected everything they could find. Bank accounts, phone numbers, chats, emails, and they collected a massive amount of it under the Obama administration,” Montgomery said.
Montgomery went to the FBI under James Comey, gave information to general counsel James Baker, and was interviewed by two FBI special agents for two to three hours.
“They not only interviewed me. I was given, as you know, no questions in advance. I answered all of their questions. I never took the Fifth at any time. I never left the room and said let me talk to my attorney about the questions. You were there. I answered every single question that they asked me without hesitation. I have put my family for years at great risk by coming forward,” Montgomery said.
Montgomery provided the proof of the surveillance program to Judge Royce Lamberth in Washington, D.C. in a videotaped deposition. Montgomery named names–specifically John Brennan and James Clapper at that interview in December of 2015. Montgomery turned over 600 million pages of documentation.
Montgomery spoke of “Massive domestic surveillance, specifically of Article III judges, which seemed to be a primary target of the domestic surveillance because they were looking for information on judges to be able to use it against them as leverage.”
“I specifically named names. James Clapper and John Brennan,” Montgomery said. “They know I had the data.”
“On the data that I provided them, it shows that the FBI servers were breached by the CIA at least seven times over six years. Why would the CIA be breaching the FBI computers? I’ll tell you why. Because they were interested in finding out if there were ongoing criminal investigations going on into their own actions,” Montgomery said.
Montgomery said that he contacted and spoke to House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, who initially supported President Trump’s claim that Trump Tower was wiretapped, but later said under pressure that there was not enough evidence to prove the claim. Nunes’ resignation from the House investigation into alleged Trump-Russia collusion was supported by House Speaker Paul Ryan.
“They (the intelligence agencies) leaked false information about me in 2009 and 2011 to the press to discredit me in case their domestic surveillance programs ever became public,” Montgomery said. “Somebody leaked my name to (New York Times reporter James Risen) saying that my work for the government didn’t work and so forth, which is ridiculous. My work saved lives…He just wanted to hurt the Bush administration, so he was spinning this tale, and he knew that I could bot respond to his articles because I was under U.S. protective gag order on me saying I could not respond to anything, and I had the state secrets privilege filed against me that if I would have violated I would have been charged with treason under the U.S. Espionage Act.”
“I am going to expose the CIA and NSA misdeeds until the American people know the truth,” Montgomery vowed.