To Find Leakers, Jeff Sessions Wants To Put Entire National Security Council Through Lie Detector Test: Axios

Tyler Durden's picture

Having warned previously that the DOJ would crack down brutally on any current and future leakers, Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears ready to follow through with this threat, and according to Axios, he has told co-workers he is seeking to put the entire National Security Council staff through a lie detector test "to root out leakers."

While it is unclear if Sessions will follow through, the AG reportedly floated the idea to multiple people, as recently as last month.

As Axios details the upcoming crackdown, Sessions' idea is to do a one-time, one-issue, polygraph test of everyone on the NSC staff. Interrogators would sit down with every single NSC staffer (there's more than 100 of them), and ask them, individually, what they know about the leaks of transcripts of the president's phone calls with foreign leaders. Sessions suspects those leaks came from within the NSC, and thinks that a polygraph test — at the very least — would scare them out of leaking again.

Sessions has told associates he likes the idea of targeting the foreign leader phone calls because there's a small enough universe of people who would have had access to these transcripts. Also, the idea that the President of the United States can't have private conversations with foreign leaders was a bridge too far, even for Democrats.

Perhaps more than anything, such a dramatic turn of events by the DOJ, would demonstrate how frustrated he's become about the rampant leaking of classified information. Then again, as Axios observes, Sessions seems to understand that it's extremely tough to successfully prosecute leakers, especially when they are career intelligence professionals who are skilled at covering their digital tracks.

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tmosley's picture

Fuck the polygraph. Use the new AI data collection methods that are actually accurate, and don't let sociopaths or those with rocks in their shoes through.

Blue Steel 309's picture

Polygraphs are a form of selection pressure to hire a lot of sociopaths is absolutely correct.

They are indefensible for hiring practices, but a useful tool as part of a larger investigation into something specific.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

Sessions is grasping at straws. Polygraph tests are notoriously unreliable and can neither incriminate nor exonerate. Sessions knows this, even if he pretends not to.

kliguy38's picture

Would any of those psychopaths pass it?

YUNOSELL's picture

Waterboard their asses on live TV -- a lie detector on those living in Washington who lie for a living?

911bodysnatchers322's picture

No! You can't torture someone because they will always say what you want them to say under duress. This has been scientifically studied---so torture is only done as punishment

Intead what you do is you propofol-fentanyl them and get them to talk

CheapBastard's picture

Bush's AG, Alberto Gonzales, says torture is legal because it wurks.

Where is 'ole Gonzales now? Probably a multi-millionaire lawyer similar to Holder etc.

One thing we can always count on 100% of the time is Big Criminals never go to jail.

cheech_wizard's picture

Actually, "torture" does work if it is done correctly... Sorry, but that's pretty much a proven fact. Certain methods (notably sleep deprivation) will have you talking in no time...

When I can find a certain British documentary on the topic, I'll post a link to it here, and you'll see what I mean.

 

auricle's picture

When the whole thing is corrupt all you can do is starve it. And the only way to do that is to END THE FED and end the free money for deception, fraud and war by the government. Sessions is just throwing meat to the one party two faction republicans. The rest know this is a ruse, he is a shill and a joke for any kind of meaningful reform of the system. But I'm sure he'll revive the drug war and throw more of main street in jail. 

ThanksChump's picture

"Actually, "torture" does work if it is done correctly..."

 

Waterboard them. Who cares whether it works. The leaks will stop.

Mr.BlingBling's picture

But if we don't like the answers THEN we can torture them, right?

hxc's picture

Torturing politicians for punishment is fine by me. Haha

anarchitect's picture

Psychopaths tend to pass polygraphs, so it's useless in this context.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

To Find Leakers, Jeff Sessions Wants To Put Entire National Security Council Through Lie Detector Test: Axios

My response: IT IS ABOUT TIME SOMETHING BE DONE TO DEAL WITH THE SWAMP EVEN IF IT IS NOT PERFECT!!!

guru69's picture

Jews are angry that you associate Sessions with them.  By the way, I know of 12 Jewish men that fucked your mother.  Welcome to the tribe, racist scared KKKunt

Witkh13's picture

Notorious to who?  People who have zero idea what they are talking about?  Like a gun, it is a machine that is only as good as its user.  Therefore, claiming the 'machine' is unreliable is simply silly in the head.  It does exactly what it's manipulated to do.

It's like saying that 'guitars' are "notoriously bad music instruments" because the accuser was listening to bad musicians.

veritas semper vinces's picture

It's all a F rated show(and F comes from,you know what)

junction's picture

And, of course, the polygraphs can weed out those guys who steal pencils from the supply closet. 

38BWD22's picture

 

 

How about getting going on the investigations re Clintons, DWS, and the other real crimes?

Yes, look into the PedoGate rumors too..................

HRClinton's picture

I volunteer swish Sessions as the first subject of these Lie Detector tests.

The 'tell' will be the growth of his nose, since he's not a Real Boy/AG yet.

JuliaS's picture

To determine whether a person is a liar, the only question that has to be asked is whether he or she works in the public sector.

911bodysnatchers322's picture

fMRI and CAT scan during the polygraph questioning, with 3 unrelated, independent neurologists who make analyses on the answers versus what they see while being blinded as to who is being analysed

That's the only way to do it

Also, you put Sessions on there and you ask him if he's deep state

Also, you put Trump on there and ask him if he's ever going to go after Hillary and if not why not

Then you put fusionGPS on it and ask them questions

You put Lindsey Graham and McCain on there and ask them if they were planning on false flagging Charleston with a nuclear dirty bomb...and ask them about ARSENAL and their black weapons sales

911bodysnatchers322's picture

You start with all the AwanCrats--those house democrats that paid for Imran Awan and all the other straw / possibly real employees like Abid and Omar

If any refuse they are fired immediately and permanently from Government. THese mother F*ckers work for US. They need to start acting like it or we're cracking skulls

General Titus's picture

I believe the cultural marxist liberal DemocRats have dirt on Sessions, thats why he hasn't prosecuted Lynch, Hillary, Rice, Obozo,Lerner, Podesta's etc etc

 

Bay of Pigs's picture

Sounds great. You first Jeff.

Bigly's picture

Waterboarding might do....

 

This is a good idea since most are probably traitors

Dickweed Wang's picture

Waterboarding might do....

 

Better yet, insert soldering iron in ass and then plug it in . . . see how long that takes.

SHEEPFUKKER's picture

Aren't they all traitors if they are collecting personal information against your free will?

Koba the Dread's picture

"Aren't they traitors?" you ask. Aren't who traitors? Ignorant pronouns suck! Do you mean Ären't Sessions traitors?" Or as we would say in English, Ïsn't Sessions a traitor?" So, linguistically impaired SHEEPFUKKER, no one would be collecting information against anyone's will. No one has to take the polygraph test. Those that don't may not even lose their jobs if they're civil service classified, but you can bet they'll be cleaning toilets in the future, not handling sensitive material.

souljaboy's picture

 His one issue: Have you ever smoked marijuana?

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

 

His one issue: Have you ever smoked marijuana?

"Only when it was lit..."

Swamp Yankee's picture

Amen Pigs, and while we R at it put ALL of them through. 

 

It would not actually do anything but it may make them sweat a little.

H H Henry P P P Paulson's picture

The needle to shoot off the machine at mach 1 speeds.

holdbuysell's picture

And how's that investigation going into Hillary for possibly committing treason and espionage by selling national security secrets through her (weak/hackable) email server and collecting and laundering the money through her charitable foundation?

Duc888's picture

 

 

This just leaked: Sessions pardoned Comey. 

Lt. Frank Drebin's picture

Please tell me you are joking.

Koba the Dread's picture

That's inane. Sessions doesn't have the authority to pardon anyone.

Flyundertheradarrake's picture

So, who is the crony Sessions wants to pay off by conducting these tests?

Joebloinvestor's picture

They need to do congress next and their staff.

holdbuysell's picture

And the narcocracy beat goes on...

ciscokid's picture

I won't happen.

aldol11's picture

Best idea today