CIA deputy director resigns, says it’s because he wants to spend more time with his family
2013 06 13

By Madison Ruppert | End The Lie

Today Michael Morell, Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), resigned. According to Morell, it is only because he wants to spend more time with his family.

This resignation comes soon after a leak by a former CIA and National Security Agency (NSA) employee uncovered a massive Internet surveillance program, the gathering of millions of U.S. phone records from Verizon, a major intelligence official apparently lying under oath and much, much more.

Yet, according to Morell, his resignation has absolutely nothing to do with any of the many scandals that have recently been plaguing the Obama administration.

“Whenever someone involved in the rough and tumble of Washington decides to move on, there is speculation in various quarters about the ‘real reason,’” Morell said in a statement.


“But when I say that it is time for my family, nothing could be more real than that,” he said.

CIA Director John Brennan said that Morell will be replaced by White House lawyer and “agency outsider” Avril Haines, according to The Washington Post.

Haines has worked as President Obama’s deputy counsel in charge of national security issues as well as a legal adviser to the National Security Council, according to the Post.

[...]

Read the full article at: endthelie.com




READ: Chief of FBI’s Boston office, key figure in marathon bombing investigation, stepping down






Related Articles
Panetta to head Pentagon, Petraeus picked for CIA chief (2011)
One more layer of Benghazi buried? Petraeus Resigns From CIA, Citing Extra-Marital Affair
Petraeus Affair: "This Is About Something Else Entirely, And The Truth Will Come Out"
The Petraeus Affair vs. the CIA’s Long Criminal History
The Director of National Intelligence lied to Congress about NSA surveillance. Fire Him.


Latest News from our Front Page

Israel’s Military Censors Demand ’Prior Review’ of NYT’s Gaza Reporting
2014 08 01
Following its reporting of the latest events in the Gaza Strip on Friday, including available details about an IDF soldier captured by Hamas soldiers early in the day, the New York Times was contacted by Israel’s military censor and told that future reporting related to the capture would need to be run through its office before publication. The Times updated their ...
Wrong time, altered images: Moscow slams Kiev’s MH17 satellite data
2014 08 01
Satellite images Kiev published as ‘proof’ it didn’t deploy anti-aircraft batteries around the MH17 crash site carry altered time-stamps and are from days after the MH17 tragedy, the Russian Defense Ministry has revealed. The images, which Kiev claims were taken by its satellites at the same time as those taken by Russian satellites, are neither Ukrainian nor authentic, according to Moscow’s ...
World’s First Man-Made Leaves Breathe Oxygen
2014 08 01
A graduate student in innovation design engineering at the UK’s Royal College of Art has created a synthetic leaf that mimics the functions of its real counterpart. "I have the first photosynthetic material that is working and breathing as a leaf does," said Julian Melchiorri. The synthetic leaf uses photosynthesis to produce oxygen, by absorbing light, water and carbon dioxide. The artificial ...
The £11 billion Government plan to put ’Smart meters’ in every British home
2014 08 01
The UK government plans to put smart meters into British homes, and the costs of this program will naturally be passed on to reluctant customers. Critics of the plan suggest that this would make homes and the national grid vulnerable to terrorists, but as it’s been confirmed that government agents are most often involved in terror plots, it’s not the ...
Race to be scrapped from Swedish legislation
2014 08 01
The Swedish government announced that it plans to remove all mentions of race from Swedish legislation, saying that race is a social construct which should not be encouraged in law. "We know that different human races actually do not exist," Swedish Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag told Sveriges Television (SVT). "We also know that the fundamental grounds of racism are ...
More News »