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Lindsey Graham Sets Vote To Subpoena Comey, Brennan And Dozens More In Oversight Of Crossfire Hurricane

The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on June 4 whether to authorize subpoenas for documents and testimony from more than 50 current or former government officials, including James Comey and John Brennan, as part of the panel’s investigation into abuse of the surveillance process during Crossfire Hurricane. Sen. Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Judiciary panel, said that the committee ...

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Bruce Ohr Gave His Wife’s Fusion GPS Research To The FBI. Here Are The Documents

Bruce Ohr provided the FBI with research that his wife, Nellie, did on behalf of opposition research firm Fusion GPS The Justice Department recently provided some of those documents to Judicial Watch, the conservative watchdog group One of the documents is a spreadsheet that identifies 80 individuals with purported links to Donald Trump and Russian businessmen Nellie Ohr kept tabs ...

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Here Are Four Dubious Claims In Bruce Ohr’s FBI Notes

Bruce Ohr’s FBI interview notes contain at least four dubious allegations that Christopher Steele and Glenn Simpson provided the Justice Department official. Ohr relayed details of his interactions with Steele and Simpson during 12 separate debriefings in 2016 and 2017. The Justice Department provided the notes to Judicial Watch on Aug. 8. Justice Department official Bruce Ohr relayed at least ...

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100’s of Democrats Wounded by Ohr’s 302’s

  Can anyone imagine what these wounded Democrats are thinking, today? After almost three years of claiming the moral high ground and obedience to nothing short of absolute greatness and honor? Wham! This will be a ‘drive-by’ etched forever in the annals of Democrat Party history. How many times did they have opportunities to run for cover, but intentionally refused! ...

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Bruce Ohr Documents Undercut FBI Claims In Carter Page FISAs

Justice Department official Bruce Ohr told the FBI in November 2016 about meetings between dossier author Christopher Steele and a reporter who published a story about the former British spy’s allegations against Carter Page The disclosure poses a potential problem for the FBI, which asserted in surveillance warrants against Page that the bureau did not believe that Steele provided information ...

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Justice Department Releases Bruce Ohr Interview Notes

The Justice Department on Thursday released partially redacted transcripts of interviews that Bruce Ohr conducted with the FBI after his contacts with Christopher Steele, the author of the infamous anti-Trump dossier. Ohr, who served as deputy assistant general in the Justice Department, had numerous contacts with Steele during and after the 2016 election regarding as part of an investigation into ...

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DOJ To Release Some Bruce Ohr Documents ‘Imminently’

The Justice Department will release FBI documents early next week related to Bruce Ohr, the Justice Department official who met with dossier author Christopher Steele. In a court filing submitted last Thursday, Justice Department lawyers said the agency will provide FBI notes of interviews conducted with Ohr to Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group that sued for the records last ...

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Lindsey Graham Pledges FISA Abuse Hearings

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham pledged Thursday that he will hold hearings to get to the bottom of whether the FBI misled surveillance court judges by using the Steele dossier to obtain spy warrants against a former Trump campaign adviser. “I promise, everybody in the country, that in the Senate, we’re going to have hearings about the FISA process,” ...

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GOP Lawmaker Believes Glenn Simpson Faces ‘Real Legal Jeopardy’

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Bruce Ohr told Congress that he met with Glenn Simpson in August 2016, a claim that directly conflicts with what the Fusion GPS founder told Congress in his own testimony.  Simpson said that he met Ohr only after the 2016 election. The inconsistency has led one Republican to claim that Simpson is “in real legal jeopardy” over his testimony.  Ohr ...

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In Surprise Move, House Republican Releases Bruce Ohr Transcript

Saying that his patience with the Justice Department “has grown thin,” Georgia Rep. Doug Collins on Friday unilaterally released a 268-page transcript of a deposition that Justice Department official Bruce Ohr gave to Congress last August. Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, took the unusual step by reading a statement on the House floor and providing a ...

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DOJ Official Bruce Ohr Fraternized With Dossier Author Long After FBI Barred Using Him As Source

Newly released documents provide evidence of the close relationship between top Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr and former British spy Christopher Steele, who authored the Steele dossier. Steele was terminated by the FBI as an informant in November 2016 for defying the FBI’s orders by revealing his relationship with the Bureau to the media. Fusion GPS wanted the media ...

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Bruce Ohr Testimony Undercuts Adam Schiff’s Defense Of FBI

Justice Department official Bruce Ohr’s testimony about his meetings with FBI officials regarding dossier author Christopher Steele severely undercuts claims made last year by California Rep. Adam Schiff and his fellow Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee. Ohr told lawmakers on Aug. 28 that he briefed top FBI officials Andrew McCabe and Lisa Page in early August 2016, just days ...

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DOJ Official Bruce Ohr Acknowledged His Dossier-Related Contacts Looked Suspicious

Justice Department official Bruce Ohr admitted to Congress last August that his contacts with the author of the Steele dossier and the FBI could be seen as “troubling” to outside observers The DOJ lawyer served as a back channel between the FBI and Christopher Steele, the author of the dossier  Republican lawmakers have questioned Ohr’s role in the dossier saga ...

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