DOJ admits two of its Carter Page FISA orders were not valid

U.S. 01/24/20, 05:19

The Justice Department has concluded that two of the four court orders allowing the FBI to conduct secret surveillance on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page were not valid, according to a newly declassified judicial order released on Thursday, Jan. 23.  Judge James Emanuel Boasberg noted that the DOJ found "there ...

The Foreign Intelligence Court investigating the FBI of ‘misconduct’

U.S. 12/26/19, 13:17

Recently, the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) convicted the FBI of misconduct in the surveillance warrant against Carter Page, former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump. Judge Rosemary Collyer issued her four-page rebuke of the FBI Tuesday, Dec. 24, after a Justice Department Inspector General's report publicly exposed FBI abuses. The ...

Devin Nunes: Schiff ‘hijacked’ Intelligence Committee for political purposes

U.S. 12/16/19, 18:39

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) wrote a letter Sunday, Dec. 15,  to California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff suggesting that he was "complicit in the violation" of civil liberties of Carter Page, President Trump's former presidential campaign adviser spied on by the FBI. He further said that Schiff had "hijacked" the House Intelligence ...

Inspector General Michael Horowitz to testify about his investigation into FISA abuse

Politics 11/18/19, 19:18

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz is scheduled to publicly testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 11 about his investigation into FISA abuse. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced on Monday that Horowitz will talk about the findings of his investigation into the Department of Justice and FBI’s conduct. “I appreciate ...

Mueller investigation was driven by pious hypocrisy

Opinion 04/26/19, 04:41

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year, $30 million, 448-page report did not find collusion between Donald Trump and Russia. Despite compiling private allegations of loud and obnoxious Trump behavior, Mueller also concluded that there was not any actionable case of obstruction of justice by the president. It would have been hard in ...

President Trump says he will declassify carter page FISA docs

Politics 04/25/19, 22:55

President Trump spoke about the ongoing Spygate scandal to Fox News host Sean Hannity Thursday night. Sean Hannity asked President Trump whether he would declassify the Spygate-related Carter Page FISA docs and other relevant Russia records. The President responded promptly, "Yes." “Yes. Everything is gonna be declassified and more — much more than ...

Potential consequences of spying on the Trump campaign

Politics 04/17/19, 09:30

Actions by Justice Department officials in spying on a Donald Trump campaign adviser in 2016 could be a crime or merely an administrative offense, legal experts say.  Crimes could include perjury or misleading a court, they say, while disciplinary action for an administrative offense could mean being fired or losing a ...

Potential consequences of spying on the Trump campaign

Politics 04/16/19, 02:44

Actions by Justice Department officials in spying on a Donald Trump campaign adviser in 2016 could be a crime or merely an administrative offense, legal experts say. Crimes could include perjury or misleading a court, they say, while disciplinary action for an administrative offense could mean being fired or losing a ...

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