During the final days of Obama’s term, he rolled out what many are describing as an enormous overreach, a power grab to control the states’ power over their elections.
Obama attempted to mask his intentions from the public by instructing his Secretary of Homeland Security to classify state election systems as “critical infrastructure.”
According to The Daily Caller:
All 50 state secretaries of state are urging the Trump administration to rescind a last-minute Department of Homeland Security directive calling state election systems “critical infrastructure.”
Many state officials fear this is the first step toward a federal takeover of state-run elections, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.
While deep political discord may be found on other issues, state secretaries — who oversee all election machinery — appear completely united against the former administration’s attempt to insert the federal government into state-run elections.
Then-Secretary of Homeland Security Johnson surprised and outraged state election officials with his Jan. 6 action, just two weeks before President-elect Donald Trump was to assume the presidency.
The good news is that all of the state officials quickly realized the trick, and highlighted that election systems and devices, as well as the associated infrastructure necessary to operate the systems, are not actively online nor connected to any source of Internet, and thus are immune to hacking and other cyber threats.
Incoming Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly noted in written testimony that he was disturbed by Johnson’s directive prior to his own appointment as Secretary.
“The notion that DHS can or should exercise some degree of influence over state voting systems is highly controversial and appears to be a political question beyond the scope of DHS’ current legislative cyber mandates,” Kelly wrote.
Does anyone else see a proven pattern here? Obama just does not want to, and will not, leave us alone. He has planted moles in all the nooks and crannies of the government. He has committed un-American acts like this into our system in order to make his power base a permanent thing within our government.
What’s worse is that, if this is what we actually know about the horrific acts he did, imagine what is there that we don’t know.
I’ll tell you one thing for sure: Obama is a sworn enemy of our Constitution and way of life. President Trump has enough work to do to simply attempt to uncover all of the landmines placed for him by Obama, which our President has just been put under pressure to do. I hope heads begin to roll, and roll soon! This is unprecedented madness.