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Senators’ Letter Stirs Mystery Over 4 Classified Footnotes In FISA Report

The Republican chairmen of two Senate committees asked Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz on Tuesday to declassify information in four footnotes in the report on the FBI’s investigation of the Trump campaign. The senators said the redacted information is “essential” for the public to fully understand what went wrong in the probe. “The American people have a right to ...

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Horowitz: FBI Should Have Considered Shutting Down Investigation Of Carter Page

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said Wednesday that the FBI should have considered shutting down its investigation and surveillance of Carter Page much earlier than the bureau did, because the probe was not yielding any evidence that the former Trump campaign adviser was working as a Russian agent. “If you’re getting information that isn’t advancing and, in fact, potentially ...

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IG Horowitz: Report Doesn’t Vindicate Anyone, Doesn’t Refute Political Biases

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his findings on FBI FISA abuse do not vindicate anyone, contradicting earlier remarks from the agency’s former director. During his Senate testimony on Wednesday, the DOJ watchdog outlined the misdealings his office uncovered in its review. 📌 ICYMI 📌 Questioning of Inspector General Horowitz today in the @senjudiciary hearing on FISA abuse.https://t.co/cJa4Ge4B4V — Lindsey ...

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‘It’s Pretty Bad’: Michael Horowitz Sums Up FBI’s Surveillance Abuses Against Trump Aide

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz pulled no punches Wednesday when describing the actions of FBI agents who withheld information regarding Carter Page in order to obtain surveillance warrants against the Trump campaign aide. “It’s pretty bad,” Horowitz told the Senate Judiciary Committee. Horowitz offered the assessment during an exchange with Sen. Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary ...

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Watch Live: Inspector General Horowitz Testifies in Senate Hearing

Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee about the FBI abuses of the FISA process that allowed the agency to spy on the Trump campaign and presidency. Live Streams of IG Horowitz Senate Testimony About FBI Abuses of Power Fox News CBS News PBS NewsHour Content created by Conservative Daily News and some content syndicated through CDN is ...

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Lindsey Graham: ‘Be Wary’ Of ‘Spin’ From WaPo, NYT Ahead Of Trump-Russia Report

Sen. Lindsey Graham urged caution Monday about Washington Post and New York Times reports regarding an alleged rift between Attorney General William Barr and Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz over the findings of an investigation into the FBI’s handling of the Trump-Russia probe. “Be wary of The Washington Post and New York Times reporting on what’s coming up with ...

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Report: AG Barr Disagrees With Key Finding In Watchdog’s Trump-Russia Report

Attorney General William Barr disagrees with a key conclusion from the Justice Department inspector general’s investigation regarding the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, according to a new report. The Washington Post, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, reports that Barr has told associates that he does not believe that the FBI had enough information to justify opening a counterintelligence ...

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DOJ Watchdog Takes Key Step Toward Releasing FISA Abuse Report

The Justice Department’s inspector general has started inviting government officials to review a report of an investigation into the FBI’s surveillance activities against a Trump campaign official, the latest signal that the report will be released soon. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Michael Horowitz, the inspector general, has in the past few days invited current and former government officials ...

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BREAKING: FISA Abuse Report Is ‘Lengthy’ And Has ‘Few’ Redactions, DOJ Watchdog Tells Congress

The Justice Department inspector general’s report on possible FBI abuse of the foreign surveillance process is “lengthy,” and is likely to be made public with “few” redactions, the inspector general told lawmakers on Thursday, according to a letter obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. Michael Horowitz, the inspector general, informed Republicans and Democrats on four congressional committees with a ...

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Revenge: Andrew McCabe Suggests DOJ Inspector General Should Be Replaced

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe suggested Thursday that Michael Horowitz should be replaced as Justice Department inspector general, with no pushback from CNN host John Berman. McCabe, a CNN contributor, was on the network to discuss a mysterious case involving the intelligence community inspector general (ICIG), who is reportedly handling a whistleblower complaint involving President Trump. During the conversation, ...

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DOJ Inspector General Has Completed FISA Abuse Probe, Says Top House Republican

The Justice Department’s inspector general told Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has completed his investigation into possible FBI abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act during the Trump-Russia probe, according to the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee. Georgia Rep. Doug Collins disclosed the development in a letter calling on House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler ...

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Report: DOJ Watchdog Scrutinizing FBI Informant Who Made Contact With Trump Campaign

Stefan Halper

The Justice Department’s inspector general is reportedly scrutinizing the FBI’s use of former professor Stefan Halper as a confidential informant during the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. According to The New York Times, Michael Horowitz, the DOJ inspector general, has inquired about Halper, a former Cambridge professor who has been identified in the press as ...

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diGenova: IG Report being scrubbed by Rosenstein and his minions

Former U.S. attorney Joe diGenova says on ‘Hannity’ that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is likely removing embarrassing information from the DOJ’s inspector general report. “What’s happening right now is that the IG report is being scrubbed by Rosenstein and his minions and people at the F.B.I. And they are removing as much embarrassing information about the bureau as possible,” diGenova ...

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Report: Andrew McCabe Authorized Media Leaks, Misled Investigators

  by Chuck Ross The Department of Justice’s internal watchdog will criticize former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for authorizing leaks to the media and giving misleading statements to investigators about doing so, according to two new reports. McCabe, 49, authorized FBI officials to speak to the media for articles prior to the 2016 election, including one about an ongoing ...

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