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News Story Source: zerohedge.com by Jay Syrmopoulos
"Absolutely, there is a deep state, because the deep state is the intelligence agencies that do not have oversight," he said.
"Only eight people in Congress know what they're doing, and traditionally, those eight people have been a rubber stamp to let the intelligence communities do whatever they want. There is no skeptic among the eight people that are supposedly overseeing the intelligence community."
The "Gang of Eight" that Paul referenced is made up of the majority and minority leaders of the House of Representatives and Senate, along with the chairmen and ranking members of the two intelligence committees, and are the select few members of Congress with real-time access to America's most sensitive intelligence.
Paul pointed out that he believed Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and others used intelligence collected "without any judicial warrants" for political purpos
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