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sometimes do. one child that i spent time with along with his mom, they live in new orleans now, he was there for six months. he was nine years old when he started staying there. he was separated from his mom through a different process. she was already here. he claimed asylum at the border. he went into a sort of more regular shelter, the ones that we're more familiar with, and then sent to this place, shilo, after he tried to run away as children who want to be reunited with their parents tend to do. he was then administered drugs, heavy psychotropic drugs for six months. his mom pleaded, was angry, tried everything she could for six months to get her child back. she finally did. he's ten years old now. he seems well adjusted. >> there's a -- i'm sorry that i have to cut you off there but we're at the bottom of the hour. there's a lawsuit on that and people should read your reporting over that. thank you. that is all for this evening. the "rachel maddow show" starts
right now. >> much appreciated. thank you very much. thanks to you at home for joining us this hour. so they were trained spies. they were highly trained in terms of espionage, but also in terms of language and accent and mannerisms, they were supposed to be able to blend right in. and sometime in the 1980s they arrived in canada. now they arrived at a couple that had false identities. they had false identities that had been stolen from real canadians. apparently there had been a little boy in the montreal area in the 1960s whose name had been donald heathfield and sometime in the 1960s that little child had died in infancy. there had also been a little girl named tracy leanne foley who had also died in the montreal area in the 1960s in childhood. decades later in the 1980s these two russian adults, these two spies stole those identities
from those deceased kids from the 1960s and under those identities they started a fake life in toronto. the couple lived in toronto through the '80s and into the '90s. in the '90s as donald heathfield and tracy leanne, the fake identities, they had two sons, they were born four years apart. after their sons were born in canada in the '90s the family moved sometime in the mid to late '90s to france where the father, donald heathfield, went to grad school. he was fluent in french as well as english. the family spoke both french and english at home with their boys. they didn't speak russian at home with their boys even though they were from russia and were native russian speakers. their sons apparently had no idea that their parents were russian at all. when the story of their very unusual family was ultimately told, the boys would ultimately say they had no inkling their
parents were russian, they never heard their parents speak russian, they never heard their parents speak about russia. they certainly had no idea their parents were russian spies. although their spy life started in canada though, ultimately the goal of this spy operation, the reason they were deployed by russian intelligence in the first place was not to spy on canada but, instead, to spy ultimately on the united states. all that time in canada was like training wheels for donald heathfield and tracy leanne foley. that was their time where they got to acclimate to the west, build up their skills at blending in in the west, build up their plas sibl background as a worldly but normal canadian family. and after donald heathfield's stint at grad school in the late '90s. they started in canada, they went to france to go to graduate school and then they moved to france. he enrolled at the kennedy school of government at harvard.
look, we have a terrible photo of donald heathfield at his harvard graduation from the kennedy school in the year 2000. the reason that we have this not great photo, this grainy photo taken from very far away in the year of 2000 is because this photo was taken by the fbi. because the fbi apparently knew as soon as donald heathfield and his purportedly canadian family got to the united states, the fbi apparently knew that they weren't canadians at all, they were in fact russian spies living under deep cover. donald heathfield and tracy leanne foley had been living for two decades in canada and then in europe before they ever set foot in the united states to start spying for russia here. we now know that the fbi was on to them as spies as soon as they got here. this is the fbi photo of donald heathfield at his harvard graduation in 2000. there were photos of tracy
leanne foley at that graduation as well. ultimately a decade later, in 2010, when a federal indictment was unsealed we would get tons of detail on what this spy couple was assigned to do here in the u.s. by their handlers in russia. we learn the goals of were they were spent, we learned their specific assignment, we learned how well they did, we learned how they communicated with their handlers back in moscow, we learned their codes, their spy technology. we got all of it in the indictment. this is from the indictment in 2010, quote, from in or about the 1990s up to and including the present the defendants and others known and unknown, unlawfully and knowingly did act as agents of a foreign government, specifically the russian federation without prior notification to the attorney general as required by law. the fbi has conducted a multi-year investigation of a network of united states based agents of the foreign
intelligence agency. the targets include covert svr agents who assumed false identities and were living in the u.s. on long term deep cover assignments. these russian secret agents worked to hide all connections between themselves and russia even as they act at the direction and under of the control of the svr. these secret agents are typically called illegals. the fbi's investigation has revealed that a network of illegals is now living and operating in the u.s. in the service of one primary long-term go goal, to become sufficiently americanized suchb that they can gather information about the u.s. for russia and can successfully recruit sources who are in or are able to infiltrate u.s. policy making circles. in this indictment donald heathfield and tracy leanne foley were called the boston con spiritors. it says the boston con spiritors have received info tasks,
directives that moscow center wanted them to focus on obtaining including, among other things, u.s. foreign policy. an internet message from in or about 2006 set forth the info task was that they should gather information regarding u.s. policy with regard to the use of the internet by terrorists. u.s. policies in central asia, problems with u.s. military policy and the western estimation of russian foreign policy. quote, a boston conspirator's electronic message focused on turnover at the head of the usc i.a. so the fbi unsealed this indictment in 2010. we got all of this very specific directly quoted information about what they had been told to do by moscow here and what they told moscow, what they carried
out on moscow's orders. we also learned all of this dark spy information. to further the aims of the conspiracy, moscow center has arranged for the defendants clandestinely to communicate with the -- at that point reading the indictment, steganography. there's the dyno source. turns out steganography, it is an actual spy thing according to the fbi, steganography is the process of secreting data in an image. moscow center uses ste fw
anographic software that is not commercially available. the encrypted data can be removed from the image and decrypted also using software provided by the svr. similarly, svr software can be used to encrypt data and then to clandestinely bend it on publicly available websites. the fbi later released this photo of online images of flowers to show some of the actual images that the russians used to pass information back and forth with moscow center. messages encrypted in individual pixels in these images of flowers. crazy, right? in an fbi search of donald heath field and tracy leanne foley's house, law enforcement agents observed and forensically copied a set of computer discs. this cop tand a steganography.
so they're using the super spy movie technique of dead dropping encrypted messages for the handlers back in moscow. they're inside the pixels of pictures of flowers online. i think we can also uncrypt them. >> we know all of this because the fbi is onto it. the fbi knows what they are doing and watched them do it for years. i mean, look at that time line here. that hausouse search, that was y 2006. that was a full six years after they were lurking at harvard secretly taking pictures of donald heath field. >> the fbi was watching them, surveilling them and collecting intell for the whole six year period. the fbi during that time had put
microphones inside the spy's house. on or about november 2000 third law enforcement agent intercepted the message. tracy leanne foley was heard to say can we attach two files containing messages or not? let's say four pictures. they're talking about this steganography code. they're talking about using the picture encryption and they apparently had no idea they shouldn't talk out loud about that in their house because the fbi had bugged their house. they had no include that the fbi was on to them down to the smallest detail. completely unbeknownst to their area. so donald heath field comes to
this country from france to go to harvard. he graduates from harvard in the year 2000. the fbi is there at his graduation. january 23rd, 2001, the fbi gets into a safe deposit box that heath field and foley had to open up. quote, inside the cambridge safe deposit box a series of photographic negligent tifs. on all of the negatives of the younger foley save one the name of the company that produced the film on which the negatives were printed had been excised, it had been cut off the negative sheet but on one negative, quote, the name of the film company remained visible. they missed one. the fbi later published pictures of these negatives that they had photographed inside the safety deposit box. see where the red arrow is. on just one of the negatives
there's this blurry kind of reference. tachma. if you google that now, that means nothing. if that is what looks like tachma, then the c is what we would think of as an s so that single blurry mark that looks like tachmac and it means nothing. in cyrillic that means tasma. it means, hey, i think these guys are russian. they cut it off of almost all but one of those pictures showing a younger tracy leanne foley. they forgot to cut the reference off one of the negatives and with that one reference there the fbi caught it. here's the best part. the fbi got into that safe
deposit box, they found that one tiny marginal missed reference on one negative. they found that january 2001. they took that evidence, photographic evidence, right? they put all the negatives back, put everything back as it was and they left the safe deposit box there and then they just kept surveiling, heath field, in 2010 the fbi had reason to go back into the same safe deposit box, the negatives were still there a decade later because heathfield and foley had no idea it had been spied on for a decade. they had no idea the fbi had been on them for ten years. miking their house. the fbi had secretly gone inside their house on multiple occasions. they had photographed their notes and letters. they photographed this page from
donald heathfield which included his notes for the 27 digit software. they had the picture of the password code. the fir was up in his business. when i the time by the time of their indictment they had details of their trade craft and verbatim from what they saw but it was the means by which though communicated with their handled their people. including all of the names of all of the people who donald heath field had approached as part of his fine for moscow. he was supposedly a guy with a harvard degree and good language skills who was working at a consultancy in cambridge but he was using that as cover to spy for russia. it wasn't just reporting back
that's alarming. when you learn that the fbi. you see that work unfolding completely undetected with this incredible level of intrusive surveillance on these spies over the course of a decade. this must be incredibly hard to do without being found out, right? it's also unbelievably cinematic. this case of the russian illegals, this spy ring which was uncovered in 2010, it really is what led to the tv series "the americans." in real life in this case there was a side plot to donald heathfield and tracy leanne foley specifically because their sons who had been born in toronto in the '90s, those sons
had no idea before their parents were arrested in 2010 that their parents were spies or russian. the boys sued the canadian government to try to get their canadian citizenship back. canada was like, we don't care that you were born here. you're russian. the boys were like, maybe, we don't speak russian. we've never been there. so please can we be canadians again? this is the kind of stuff that for obvious reasons ends up making good movies and good tv series but those good movies and tv series are based on good life. this is a way governments fight each other. this is a way governments fight each other and sabotage each other. this is potentially a way governments can fall. if you can use clandestine operations to get people loyal to a different government into positions of power in your targeted country, you can essentially bring down that country's government, right? that country can fall before your intelligence operation.
that's the worst case scenario if operations are ever so sus successful that they reach their entire objectives. the fbi has a website. they headline it operation ghost stories. that was the fbi code name for that investigation. they call it ghost stories because the spies used the identities of dead people to start building their legends in north america. the fbi says, quote, the deep cover fbi spies may not have achieved their objective, but they were not immobile. they were actively working as spotting and assessing. they were trying to could -op people. the most famous example of this tactic took place in great britain in the 1930s when talent spotters were able to recruit
cambridge university students who would later rise and become soviet operatives during world war ii and into the 1950s. we believe the svr illegals operating in this country may well have hoped to do the same thing here. the svr was in it until the long haul. counter intelligence division at the fbi pulled the plug on these russian illegals, including donald heathfield and tracy leanne foley in 2010. under that indictment that was unsealed in 2010 all in one day all across the country they and all the other illegals were all arrested and sent home in a big highly publicized spy swap. the lead case agent for donald heathfield and tracy leanne foley at the fbi, the fbi agent who led this co-vert russian spies for years. all of the intelligence
collection from right under their knows and photographing their notes and all the rest of that. the lead agent who led the investigation was an fbi agent named peter struzok. being a lead agent on heathfield and foley was one of the high profile espionage cases he led at the fbi. he won a medal for that one. he worked on other russian spy rings in the united states and chinese spy rings. over 20 years he rose to become the senior agent on all espionage agents. he became the head of the counter intelligence division for the whole fbi. in that capacity he ended up involved in the investigation of hillary clinton using a personal e-mail address when she was secretary of state. in that capacity as head of
counter intelligence division at the fbi, peter struck was assigned at the very early investigation into russian interference in the 2016 election. in the spring and early summer of 2016 foreign intelligence agencies and governments started coming across information and intelligence intercept about unexplained russian involvement and support for trump's campaign. the foreign agencies and governments notified the cia. the cia doesn't do work to counter foreign intelligence operations inside the united stat states. they charge it out here. fbi started an investigation into that matter in the summer of 2016. that meant peter strzok was in charge of that. because of his career he was in
charge of that. intimately, intimately familiar with russian intelligence operations and efforts inside the united states. in his role as head of the counter intelligence investigation at the fbi, he was literally the lead person in the entire u.s. government in charge of stopping russian operations inside the united states. and he had decades of experience in that and awards and indictments and dramatic international spy swaps to show for it. that work also apparently gave him some feelings about russia, and we know something about how he felt about russia and its government and its intelligence operation in part because reporters and the public have inextricably been given access to strzok's personal texts to a woman at the fbi he was having an affair. the fbi investigation into russian interference started up -- was just starting up in the summer of 2016 and peter strzok was working on that, he ek exchanged texts with lisa page
while they were watching tv footage of the republican national convention. i'm going to read you one of those texts from peter strzok. i'm not going to swear i'm going to make an obvious elusion to the swear word just in case you're watching with your kid and you don't want your kid to hear it. ready? one, two, three. quote f the cheating mother fing russians. bastards. i hate them. fing ka knifing cheating savages at state craft, athletics, i hate it. i am glad i'm on team u.s.a. peter strzok's damning text messages. they have decided that peter strzok's text messages have made him part of an apoplectic
campaign. they're snarky towards hillary clinton and bernie sanders and loretta lynch and eric holder and lots of other people besides not to mention his swearing tirades against the cheating mother fing russians. the only active figure he expresses any positive feelings about is john kasich, okay? but strzok was involved in the initial stages of the investigation because he was the lead counter intelligent agent at the fbi. when this came under the purview robert mueller removed him from the special counsel staff as soon as he found out he expressed personal opinions in his personal texts. that happened last july. republicans have nevertheless seized on peter strzok. they think they're going to use him to make the whole russia investigation look so terrible that maybe they can get the whole thing shut down altogether or something.
a couple of problems with that strategy which we are going to see in living color over the next 24 hours including starting tomorrow morning. one problem they've got is what his actual job was at the fbi. he ran counter intelligence in this country at the fbi. destroying him says something about congressional republicans' view of the value of counter intelligence at the time when there is an active concern about that for a lot of americans for a lot of obvious reasons. that, of course, won't stop them, but that brings us to the other big problem they've got with trying to make peter strzok their get out of jail free card on the russia scandal. turns out he's not the world's greatest doormat. his lawyer's public statements about peter strzok's eagerness to tell his story is evidence of that. peter strzok's statement is not based on his bias, it was based on information that was available to him.
after the office of inspector general report was published which referenced strzok's personal tests strzok came out guns blazing at republicans trying to downplay the importance of the russia investigation and to still play up hillary clinton's e-mails instead. his lawyer saying, quote, not every fbi investigation is of equal importance to u.s. national security. there is simply no equivalence between an investigation into the possible mishandling of foreign power and the fact that they were actively colluding with a hostile foreign power in a way they could undermine the integrity to require senior national security officials to do that is shortsighted and dangerous. tomorrow there's going to be an all day spectacle that is going to unfold on your tv screen starting at 10:00 a.m. eastern time. the republicans in the house have demanded an open-ended day
of testimony from peter strzok. they already had him 11 hours behind closed doors. now they want to do it on tv all day long tomorrow because they think they can make peter strzok some sort of national villain. i'm not sure they know exactly what they're in for with this guy though given his history, given his career, given the way he has responded to the way they've come after him thus far, it is clear that peter strzok, he was the lead national security official in this country in charge of countering russian intelligence operations, this guy is going to have hours and hours and hours of public testimony tomorrow starting at 10:00 a.m. the republicans think that will work out great for them but it's clear he has teales to tell so this will be worth watching. we'll be right back. fruits and veggies are essential to your health,
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to review materials and prepare for trial. the jail has made extra accommodations for his use of the laptop providing him a laptop to ensure he can use it in the unit and not in the separate workroom. although the jail doesn't allow him to send or receive e-mails, he has gotten a work around. in order to exchange e-mails he reads and composes e-mails on a second laptop that is shuttled in and out of the facility by his legal team. when the team takes the laptop from the jail it reconnects to the internet and manafort's e-mails are transmitted. the reason trump's campaign chairman paul manafort is in jail right now is for alleged witness tampering because he violated the terms of his house arrest by allegedly trying to contact witnesses in his case and according to them he tried to get them to commit perjury. now apparently he's secretly sending e-mails from jail on his
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the previous order that the defendant be transported to be housed at the alexandria detention center pending trial. so he'll now be moved to a jail in alexandria, virginia, to await his trial whether he likes it or not. wonder if he'll be able to surreptitiously be able to send e-mails from that lockup, too. something has made paul manafort suddenly want a long time before his trial starts. he wants many more months to prepare for his trial. but whatever it is, it doesn't actually appear to be the location of his jail, which is what he had started off complaining about. he will now apparently be transferred with or without his laptop extension cord and i don't know whether or not the white house is worried about what tales paul manafort might tell or not, but it's clear with this wrangling over the conditions of his confinement that prosecutor's vice grip on him continue to get 250i9er and tighter and tighter every day. d summer sales event and now is the best time to buy. and check out the all-new ecosport.
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one did says an unnamed hhs offici official. he stepped into the middle of a storm. it's a tough situation, meaning it's a tough situation for him, for alex azar. he's doing his best, but poor him. >> the article continues, quote, the policy of family separation between the white house and the department department. quote, azar took ownership in good soldier fashion reuniting all of those families has, quote, sopd his time for other priorities. these are the long hours personally reviewing case files of migrant children. paging through documents after midnight and is here early and nate. alex azar barely had time to go
to his college agency in the area. he had no include what to do with the kids and, yes, given the human misery that continues to unfold and make call and despite promises that they have a plan, it's hard to take the selling of alex a czar that maybe he doesn't agree with it. he might not even agree with this policy, we've heard, but somebody has started selling an amazing pr story about the guy who's holding the kids being taken away from the parents being a real victim here.
sometimes i read the news and i think i might be dead and i've gone to hell and this is what the news is like in hell. this is particularly hard to take today, the day after alex azar and they got to precisely four of the kids, they had been reunited with their parents thanks to alex a czar's work? maybe some try. we don't know. apparently part of what they've been working so hard on before meeting that deadline was making sure that alex azar's image will be a little more shiny. let's put some ahs worker out there. he might not even agree with it, but don't say he doesn't. i mean, sorry here isn't going
to cut it. in congress today house republicans joined with house democrats in calling for steep penalties against his office unless he fails to explain how he wants to reunite the kids with the parents. they'l >> joining us is mr. warren. thank you for being here tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> the government seems to have missed the deadline to comply with the judge's order in your case. can you give us an update as to what happened and what the government has or has not done. >> right. we do not think all the eligible children for
reunited yesterday. we have not gotten an update from the government as to whether there are still children that have not been reunited. i heard a few minutes ago someone was reporting that hhs is saying they reunited all eligibility children. i have no idea whether those were before the deadline. i suspect not. and i still don't know how many they mean because they are saying all eligible children. i don't know whether their account is the same as ours. we will have to wait and see. i don't think they met yesterday's deadline. if they have reunited all the children, we're thrilled. we now have to turn to the children 5 and above that are 3,000. until i get confirmation, specifically saying all the children under 5 were eligible to reunite, we'll wait and see. but i do want to add one other point. when the government says all those eligibility, it is not counting the parents deported without
their children previously, children under five. the government tried to say those shouldn't be included in the lawsuit. the judge said of course they are included in the lawsuit. they are the most acute situation. we still have those and we're waiting to see if the parents in the u.s. have been reunited. >> the government's position here is that these parents with their kids came to the border, the government took the kids away, and then reported the parents to another country. and now the government is saying that they not only are going to continue to hold the kids, but they have no ultimate responsibility to ever give the kids back because they have been sent to a different country by the same government? >> that seemed to be the government's position or this ruling by the judge didn't cover them, which would make no sense. they are the most extreme case. of course, the court rejected the government's position. what the government thought they were going to do with these kids, who knows? whether they were going to give
the children up to foster homes or adoption, it is far from clear. >> if the government did not meet the deadline or indeed if they did not meet the next deadline for the kids over the age of 5, that's thousands of kids, the judge already signalled he may come to you at the aclu to figure out what the appropriate punishment would be in order to respond to them missing the deadline. is that unusual? do you know what that sort of punishment would be? >> the judge has a range of options. i think he is asking us for our recommendation. he'll make the ultimate decision. i think for us the touch stone is going to be what is the most constructive remedy that will move the reunification process along. we're obviously hearing a lot of people say you should ask for the most punitive thing, the most punishment against the trump administration. ultimately, what we're looking to do is find the remedy that will move them to reunite all
the kids. so we will consider all options. right now i want to find out how many children have been reunited, how many made the deadline and if they didn't make the deadline, then we are going to have to propose remedies by tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. pacific. there is obviously the big deadline coming up july 26th where two to three thousand additional kids need to be reunited. the government didn't even bother to keep track of where they were sending the children. >> yeah. and that's alarming and upsetting when you are talking about 100 kids or, you know, several dozen kids when you are talking about potentially thousands of kids. it is mind boggling. deputy director of the aclu human rights project. thank you for being here. we'll be right back. stay with us. (vo) what if this didn't have to happen?
it gives you super fast speeds for all your devices, provides the most wifi coverage for your home, and lets you control your network with the xfi app. it's the ultimate wifi experience. xfinity xfi, simple, easy, awesome. . the white house issued a letter explaining why the president's top staff appeared to be so uncomfortable at the breakfast table. it has nothing to do with the way the president was haranguing the allies. john kelly looked so displeased because he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only
pla pastries and cheese. i thought they said breakfast. this is just pastries and cheese! tomorrow they will try again. the second day of the live summit. it appears to be a live question whether or not the president tried to blow up the summit. then after leaving the nato summit, the president will go to the uk where maybe the staff can get a proper praek fast, but where there will be a lot of protesters greeting him. it is driven by the catastrophic issue of brexit and driven in small part by whether russia may have been behind the brexit referendum vote. after visiting the uk, then the president will
move on to his one-on-one summit with vladimir putin. the financial times has broken the news that yet another trump property appears to have been financed by the russian government. it is the tower in toronto. for anybody looking into the president's business dealings, this toronto deal has a lot to offer, including trump's partner authorized a secret $100 million payment to a moscow based fixer representing kremlin backed investors. we will put a link to this brand-new block buster report tonight. meanwhile, stay buckled in. this is going to continue to be a big week. but maybe you would rather have pastries and cheese. free country. your call. that does it for us tonight. we will see you again tomorrow. >> good evening, rachel. we have seen the president at the g-7
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