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Ex-DOJ Official Picked To Assist FISA Reform Was Ardent Defender Of FBI’s Surveillance Of Carter Page

Former DOJ official David Kris was picked Friday to oversee the FBI’s reforms of its surveillance procedures in the wake of a damning inspector general’s report.  Kris was an ardent defender of the FBI’s surveillance of Carter Page. He was also a vocal critic of Republicans who suggested that the FBI misled the surveillance court in its applications to wiretap ...

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FISA Judge Orders FBI To Identify All Cases Involving Lawyer Who Altered Carter Page Email

The top judge on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ordered the FBI to review cases involving a bureau attorney who altered an email regarding Carter Page. Judge Rosemary Collyer ordered the review in a secret filing on Dec. 5. The FISC released it on Friday.  Collyer slammed the FBI for submitting “false” and “misleading” information in order to obtain surveillance ...

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Report: Former Director Of National Security Agency Is Cooperating With Durham Probe

Retired Adm. Michael Rogers, the former director of the National Security Agency, is cooperating with U.S. attorney John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, according to a new report. The Intercept, citing four sources familiar with the matter, reports that Rogers has met voluntarily with Durham multiple times. “He’s been very cooperative,” a former intelligence official familiar ...

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Report: Durham Is Seeking John Brennan’s Emails And Call Logs

U.S attorney John Durham is seeking emails, call logs and other communications of former CIA Director John Brennan as part of a broad investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, according to a report. The New York Times, citing three sources familiar with the matter, reported that Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, is looking at the role that ...

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AG Barr Says Durham Is ‘Looking At’ Activities Of ‘Private Actors,’ Agencies Beyond FBI

Attorney General William Barr provided new details Wednesday of U.S. Attorney John Durham’s investigation of the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, saying in an interview on Fox News that the federal prosecutor is looking into the activities of federal agencies outside the FBI, as well as those of “private actors.” “He’s not just looking at the FBI,” Barr said of ...

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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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FISA Judge Blasts FBI For Providing False Information To Wiretap Carter Page

The top judge on the federal court overseeing surveillance activities accused the FBI on Tuesday of providing false and misleading information about Carter Page in applications to wiretap the former Trump campaign adviser. Judge Rosemary Collyer, the presiding judge on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), issued the stern and unprecedented rebuke in a memo ordering the FBI to come ...

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Andrew McCabe’s Defense Of The FBI And Steele Dossier Crumble Under Weight Of IG Report

The DOJ report on the FBI’s surveillance abuses against the Trump campaign severely undermined Andrew McCabe’s recent defense of Christopher Steele and his anti-Trump dossier. McCabe told journalist Carl Bernstein in October that the FBI was unable to disprove much of the dossier. He also said that Steele had provided information in the past that the FBI used in search ...

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Comey Says He Was ‘Wrong’ About FBI’s Surveillance Abuse, But Downplays His Own Role In Bungled Case

James Comey admitted Sunday that he was “wrong” about the FBI’s handling of surveillance warrants against Carter Page, who the former FBI director acknowledged was “treated unfairly” by having his name leaked to the press as a suspected Russian agent. “He is right. I was wrong,” Comey said in an interview on Fox News Sunday in reference to the findings ...

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FBI Agent Who Played ‘Significant’ Role In Surveillance Abuse Wore Several Hats In Trump Probe

The Justice Department inspector general’s report on FBI surveillance of the Trump campaign offers a damning assessment of the bureau’s handling of the Steele dossier, and its investigation of Carter Page. Among those deemed “primarily responsible” for the “most significant” errors in the investigation is “Case Agent 1.”  The agent, who still works for the FBI, played a key role ...

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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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Lindsey Graham: Carter Page Should ‘Sue The Hell Out Of’ The FBI And DOJ

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he hopes that Carter Page “sues the hell” out of the FBI and Justice Department for relying on the unverified Steele dossier to obtain surveillance warrants against the former Trump campaign aide. Graham was speaking at the opening of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to go over a Justice Department inspector general’s report that found ...

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As Always The MSM Lies About The IG Report

The Justice Department inspector general’s report rebuts a number of Trump-Russia assertions made by key players, including the news media, former FBI Director James B. Comey and Rep. Adam B. Schiff, a leading conspiracy proponent. The Washington Times analyzed Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz’s 476-page history of Crossfire Hurricane, as the Russia probe was code-named, to compare his ...

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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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