Did President Biden's National Security Advisor Commit Perjury?


Jordan Sekulow

November 11, 2021

President Biden’s National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, is being implicated in John Durham’s investigation. We told you a few days ago that the Durham investigation on the origins of the whole Russia collusion hoax is starting to really heat up, with a new indictment over the false Steele Dossier and even a connection to the Clinton campaign.

All of the details haven’t been released yet, but the Durham indictment revealed that Hillary Clinton’s former Foreign Policy Advisor, Jake Sullivan, was on the email thread that discussed the Russian Bank allegations. So, he was aware of these allegations, but testified under oath to Congress in December of 2017 that he had no knowledge about anything other than the Clinton campaign conducting opposition research.

During the hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, Jake Sullivan testified:

Marc [Elias] . . . would occasionally give us updates on the opposition research they were conducting, but I didn’t know what the nature of that effort was – inside effort, outside effort, who was funding it, who was doing it, anything like that.

So, did he lie? How much did he know? What was his involvement in the false Steele Dossier during his time on the Clinton campaign? And the most important question – can Jake Sullivan continue to serve as the National Security Advisor after this?

When it comes to asking Jake Sullivan these questions, his family holds top level political appointments with clear ties to the government. Sullivan’s brother Tom is the Deputy Chief of Staff at the State Department. Additionally, his brother’s wife is an acting Assistant Secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services. Then to top it off, Jake Sullivan’s wife is currently counsel to the United States Attorney General. She would be counseling the Department of Justice on her husband’s involvement in the Durham investigation. So, there is a real concern for the family’s involvement in the investigation. 

ACLJ Director of Government Affairs Thann Bennett explained the importance of these figures not be politically compromised when it comes to making decisions for the safety and security of the United States:

At this point, I think questioning is probably the least of Jake Sullivan’s concerns. . . . We have to explain just who Jake Sullivan is and how important he is specifically on national security matters. How big of a deal is he when it comes to foreign policy and national security? Well, dating back to the Obama Administration and then now the Biden Administration, this is literally the lead nuclear negotiator with the leading state sponsor of terror in the world. . . .

We are talking about negotiating nuclear terms with the leading state sponsor of terror in the world. So, this is a hugely significant figure when it comes to U.S. foreign policy not just now, but dating back for the last decade. . . . It is absolutely critical . . . that figures like this not be compromised. That they be allegiant to the United States without exception. They cannot be compromised even by politics. Look, politics has a place in the American government. It’s actually a good thing to have that type of friction, but for a figure like this who we’re going to trust to go to a nation like Iran and negotiate nuclear terms with, politics cannot trump those negotiations. And as I look at this, there is a serious concern in my mind that it did just that.

House and Senate members are calling on Jake Sullivan to resign. As the National Security Advisor, the safety and security of the American people and our troops are his responsibility. And Jake Sullivan was a part of the failed Afghanistan withdrawal that left U.S. troops stranded and in harm’s way.

Today on Veterans Day, we want to thank every single veteran for serving our country and putting their lives on the line for our freedom and liberties. ACLJ Senior Military Analyst, and former Chaplain as a Colonel in the U.S. Army, Wes Smith describes the issues that veterans are dealing with every day in his article and added his personal experience from his time serving in the military:

Military service is unique. And the experiences of veterans are unique to that particular line of work. . . . On this day, we have to remember what military service entails and the experiences of our veterans. For the vets still living, I’d like to focus on this part of this day – witnessing the death of your other fellow service members and witnessing the destruction and the violence of war – that can leave a permanent emotional and mental scar on a person. Particularly, in light of the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, in which we didn’t withdraw, we surrendered and fled. This has been a very difficult veterans’ day for veterans of the Afghan war. So, it is important to remember the sacrifices borne by all veterans. It is not always understood by the American people and without meaning to it is easy to take for granted. . . . Military service and sacrifice . . .  most of the time it ends in wounds, some in the body, but more often in the mind and the heart. Those wounds are very real. It is not an overstatement to say that when you witness the death of a fellow service member . . . a part of you dies along with them. . . . As a veteran who personally saw up close and personal a lot of death and violence in my 26 years in the army, I just want to salute my fellow veterans today.

We will always stand by our servicemen and women who have bravely served and are still serving America. We will continue to support and defend the rights of our veterans. We remain eternally grateful for all of their sacrifices to maintain America’s freedom.

Today’s full Sekulow broadcast is complete with even more analysis of Jake Sullivan’s involvement in the Steele Dossier.

Watch the full broadcast below.

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