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Stop the Shadow Government; Protect Our National Security


It's an unprecedented bureaucratic coup undermining our security.

The Obama Administration took action to empower the entrenched bureaucracy to subvert our national security right before leaving office.

It has led to dangerous leaks, criminal violations of the Espionage Act, and the creation of a shadow government to sabotage the new Administration.

We discovered that about two weeks before the Obama Administration left office, it rewrote the national security rulebook to share intercepted communications with more unelected bureaucrats.

This dramatically endangers our national security and has led to dangerous classified leaks.

Even the ACLU called this an "erosion of rules intended to protect the privacy of Americans."

Our Government Accountability Project is mobilizing to fight back. We're filing legal demands of the bureaucracy to: 1) Expose how the Obama Administration rammed this rule change through. 2) Stop the soft coup and the rampant leak of classified information. 3) Protect our national security.

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