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Wray Says He Wouldn’t Use ‘Spying’ Term To Describe FBI Surveillance

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FBI Director Christopher Wray told senators on Tuesday that he would not use the term “spying” to describe the bureau’s surveillance activities, including those used against the Trump campaign. “Well that’s not the term I would use,” Wray said in a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing when asked whether the FBI carries out “spying” during its various investigations. Wray’s remarks are ...

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GOP Senators Want Briefing On FBI ‘Spying’ Against Trump Transition

The chairmen of two Senate committees want Attorney General William Barr to provide a briefing about what they claim is text message evidence of possible spying against the Trump transition team. FBI text messages show that Peter Strzok suggested using a counterintelligence official in meetings with the Trump transition team to develop “potential relationships” and gauge Trump officials’ “demeanor.” Sens. ...

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The FBI Is Cracking Down On Chinese Scholars Coming To America

The FBI is cracking down on Chinese scholars coming to the U.S. who are suspected of having links to Chinese intelligence agencies, and many of these academics are not happy even though China has been much more closed off to their American counterparts. As many as 30 Chinese professors, many of whom specialize in social sciences and government, say their ...

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FBI Was Still Assessing Christopher Steele’s ‘Reliability’ Even After Using Dossier To Obtain Spy Warrant

The FBI was still assessing the reliability of Christopher Steele in late November 2016, a month after the bureau used the ex-spy’s anti-Trump dossier to obtain spy warrants against Carter Page FBI lawyer Sally Moyer testified to Congress last year that the FBI wanted Justice Department official Bruce Ohr to establish contact with Steele ‘to get further clarity about Christopher ...

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FISA Motion Allowed FBI To Share US Citizens’ Info With Foreign Agencies. Here’s How That May Have Played Into The Russia Probe

A secret memo granted broad rights to the FBI to share information gathered under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act with foreign officials. Two-way exchange of information with foreign officials could allow the politicized targeting of Americans, since foreign nations aren’t obligated to uphold the U.S. Constitution. The efforts by the Justice Department to gather information on Trump aides repeatedly involved ...

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Lawsuit Seeks Documents Potentially Showing FBI Ignored Intelligence Community IG Evidence That Chinese Hacked Clinton’s Server

Congressman described a meeting in which Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) officials informed FBI agent Peter Strzok that they had found that Hillary Clinton’s private email server was hacked by a foreign power. Strzok acknowledged meeting with the investigators but claimed he didn’t recall what they told him. The FBI said it had no evidence of such a breach, but ...

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FBI Texts: DOJ Official Had ‘Continued Concerns’ About Source Used To Obtain Carter Page FISA

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Text messages show that a Justice Department official had “continued concerns” about the FBI’s applications to obtain FISA warrants on Carter Page In Oct. 2016, Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer at the time, suggested that Stuart Evans, the DOJ official who handles FISA applications, was concerned about the “possible bias” of an informant used to obtain the warrants Lisa Page’s ...

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Nunes Says Lisa Page’s Testimony Confirms Conspiracy To Protect Clinton

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GOP Rep. Devin Nunes of California said Thursday that former FBI lawyer Lisa Page confirmed the Justice Department conspired to bury Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. Nunes was asked on “America’s Newsroom” about former GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe of Texas who tweeted out an excerpt of Page’s closed-door testimony before Congress. Ratcliffe said he asked Page if she was being ordered ...

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What Nixon and Trump Have in Common

It’s hard to believe Richard Nixon, the consummate, disciplined insider, and Donald Trump, the shambolic, impulsive outsider, have anything in common, but it’s true. Both men shared the belief that winning a national election should convey political power. Acting on the belief a national majority gave him a popular mandate to make changes in Washington cost Nixon his presidency. Just ...

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Lindsey Graham Goes After FBI for FISA Abuse

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham is resuming an investigation of potential surveillance abuse by the FBI with an expansive request for records related to the bureau’s vetting of the Steele dossier. In a letter sent Thursday to Attorney General William Barr, Graham asked for all FBI and Justice Department documents related to investigators’ attempts to verify allegations made in ...

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Disgraced FBI Officials Claimed ‘Insurance Policy’ Text Was About Whether To ‘Burn Longstanding Sources’

Peter Strzok and Lisa Page told Congress that a text they exchanged referring to an “insurance policy” against a Trump presidency was a reference to a discussion about potentially “burning” a longtime FBI source in the event of an aggressive investigation of the Trump campaign Page described the unnamed source as “sensitive and reliable.” Strzok said the source was “very ...

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Federal Court Refused To Unseal Documents Justifying FBI Raid On Reported Clinton Foundation Whistleblower

A federal court is keeping documents justifying an FBI raid on a reportedly recognized whistleblower secret. Attorneys and whistleblower advocates say the court should disclose whether prosecutors told the judge that Dennis Cain was a whistleblower. Cain reportedly gave documents pertaining to the Clinton Foundation and Uranium One to a presidentially appointed watchdog before the raid. A federal court refused to unseal government ...

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Did The FBI Leak Roger Stone’s Arrest To CNN?

When the FBI stormed Trump campaign strategist Roger Stone’s Florida home Friday, CNN was right there filming every second. How did CNN get the drop on the rest of the media? Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please ...

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After Roger Stone Got Indicted, Why Not Hillary, Comey and Others That Lied to Congress?

Recently FBI agents stormed the house of former Trump advise Roger Stone at 6 a.m  in the morning. There were 27 agents fully loaded with ammunition and heavy guns and flak jackets and 17 cars with lights flashing to arrest one man. There were no guns in the house, he doesn’t have a permit and doesn’t own any guns and ...

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Papadopoulos Told Congress That FBI Asked Him To Spy On Mystery Professor At Center Of Collusion Probe

George Papadopoulos told Congress that the FBI offered to pay him to travel to London to conduct surveillance on Joseph Mifsud, a Maltese professor who allegedly claimed that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton The former Trump aide said that he rejected the offer, which was made during a Jan. 31, 2017 meeting with an FBI agent in Chicago Papadopoulos ...

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