Names Released of the Obama Officials Who Requested Flynn Unmasking, Biden Was One of Them

On Wednesday afternoon, acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell officially released the names of the Obama administration officials who requested the unmasking of General Michael Flynn.


The names include former Vice President Joe Biden, former FBI director James Comey, former CIA chief John Brennan and more.

Here's more from Fox News:

Top Obama administration officials purportedly requested to "unmask" the identity of former national security adviser Michael Flynn during the presidential transition period, according to a list of names from that controversial process made public on Wednesday. The list was declassified in recent days by Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell and then sent to GOP Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson, who made the documents public. The roster features top-ranking figures including then-Vice President Joe Biden -- a detail already being raised by the Trump campaign in the bare-knuckle 2020 presidential race where Biden is now the Democrats' presumptive nominee. The list also includes then-FBI Director James Comey, then-CIA Director John Brennan, then-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and Obama's then-chief of staff Denis McDonough.

President Trump's campaign issued a scathing statement after Biden was shown to be on the list of names who requested Flynn's unmasking.


“Joe Biden’s limp claim that he doesn’t know anything about the railroading of Gen. Michael Flynn just got even more unbelievable. Biden is listed among the Obama administration officials who requested the unmasking of Flynn,” the campaign said.


“We already knew Biden was briefed on the Flynn case before President Trump took office and now we know that he wanted Flynn unmasked. Americans have a right to know the depth of Biden’s involvement in the setup of Gen. Flynn to further the Russia collusion hoax.”


Biden has some serious explaining to do.