Senator demands answers from secret Pentagon agency on Stefan Halper contracts

Senator demands answers from secret Pentagon agency on Stefan Halper contracts

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2020 The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee is demanding detailed information on payments the Pentagon’s secretive Office of Net Assessment (ONA) made to an FBI informant who spied on President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Sen. Chuck Grassley, in a Jan. 22 letter the ONA Director James Baker, requested information […]

Russia-born scholar sues major media, Stefan Halper after hoax wrecked life

Russia-born scholar sues major media, Stefan Halper after hoax wrecked life

by WorldTribune Staff, January 21, 2020 A Russian-born British scholar who was caught up in the Trump-Russia hoax is suing FBI informant Stefan Halper and several media outlets who she said spread malicious lies about her. Svetlana Lokhova told investigative journalist Sara Carter that she was used as a target of opportunity by the FBI […]

Spygate: Durham probe expands to Stefan Halper, secret Pentagon office

Spygate: Durham probe expands to Stefan Halper, secret Pentagon office

by WorldTribune Staff, November 22, 2019 The secretive Office of Net Assessment has become part of U.S. Attorney John Durham’s investigation of the origins of the Trump-Russia hoax. FBI informant Stefan Halper, who spied for the bureau on Trump campaign associates, was paid more than $1 million by the Office of Net Assessment “for research […]

Pentagon puts lid on Halper-related records sought by newspaper, Judicial Watch, analyst’s attorney

Pentagon puts lid on Halper-related records sought by newspaper, Judicial Watch, analyst’s attorney

by WorldTribune Staff, September 19, 2019 The Pentagon refused to release records in the case of a pro-Trump employee who was suspended and had his security clearance revoked. Pentagon took the actions against analyst Adam Lovinger after he blew the whistle on questionable contracts the secretive Office of Net Assessment (ONA) had awarded Stefan Halper, […]

IG report backs whistleblower fired after flagging Stefan Halper contracts

IG report backs whistleblower fired after flagging Stefan Halper contracts

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2019 A report by the Department of Defense’s inspector general reveals that Stefan Halper, the professor hired by the FBI to spy on the Trump campaign, failed to document his research on four Pentagon studies for which he traveled the world at U.S. taxpayer expense and was paid a total […]

Pentagon fired pro-Trump official who flagged Halper contracts; He’s fighting back

Pentagon fired pro-Trump official who flagged Halper contracts; He’s fighting back

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2019 A Pentagon analyst who had his top-secret security clearance revoked after he complained about questionable outside research contracts to Stefan Halper, who spied on the Trump campaign, had been cleared of leaking data to the news media but his lawyers were never informed, a report said. The Naval Criminal […]

Pentagon contracts with FBI informant Stefan Halper come under scrutiny

Pentagon contracts with FBI informant Stefan Halper come under scrutiny

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2019 The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee wants an explanation from the Pentagon as to why the Department of Defense shelled out over $400,000 to Stefan Halper, the informant used by the FBI to spy on Trump associates during the 2016 campaign. Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa Republican, sent a […]

Pentagon analyst who criticized FBI informant Stefan Halper loses appeal

Pentagon analyst who criticized FBI informant Stefan Halper loses appeal

by WorldTribune Staff, June 21, 2019 A Pentagon analyst who was disciplined for allegedly mishandling classified information has lost his appeal in a case he says was retaliation for his complaining about FBI informant Stefan Halper. A Defense Department administrative judge denied the appeal of Adam Lovinger, who remains suspended without pay and was stripped […]

Judicial Watch sues DoD for information on Stefan Halper contract

Judicial Watch sues DoD for information on Stefan Halper contract

by WorldTribune Staff, October 11, 2018 A government watchdog group, in a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Department of Defense, is seeking information on the contract between the DoD and an FBI informant who was used by the Obama administration to spy on the Trump campaign. Judicial Watch filed the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) […]

Memo revoking Pentagon official’s clearance over Halper contracts was 100 percent redacted

Memo revoking Pentagon official’s clearance over Halper contracts was 100 percent redacted

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2018 An attorney who has handled hundreds of security clearance cases said the case of Adam Lovinger is like nothing he has seen before. Lovinger, a Trump-supporting defense analyst at the Pentagon, had his top-secret security clearance revoked after he complained internally about the awards of questionable outside research contracts to […]