Skip to comments.Important Ruling! FBI Must Reveal Efforts to Verify the Steele Dossier
Posted on 08/18/2018 6:00:55 PM PDT by Hojczyk
In January, Mehta concurred with the FBIs decision to not disclose the existence of any records containing the agencys efforts to verify the dossier. He ruled that Trumps tweets about the dossier didnt require the FBI and other intelligence agencies to act on records requests.
But then the ground shifted, writes Mehta of Trump declassifying the House memos. As a result of the Nunes and Schiff Memos, there is now in the public domain meaningful information about how the FBI acquired the Dossier and how the agency used it to investigate Russian meddling.
It remains no longer logical nor plausible for the FBI to maintain that it cannot confirm nor deny the existence of documents, Mehta wrote.
It is simply not plausible to believe that, to whatever extent the FBI has made efforts to verify Steeles reporting, some portion of that work has not been devoted to allegations that made their way into the synopsis. After all, if the reporting was important enough to brief the President-elect, then surely the FBI thought enough of those key charges to attempt to verify their accuracy, he continued.
WHAT THIS MEANS
To make a long story short, the FBI must show what they did to verify the claims contained within the Nunes and Schiff memos.
The information about this ruling showed up on Politicos, Under the Radar, and it is a big deal.
It wont go into effect immediately because the case was on appeal to the D.C. Circuit when Trump approved the release of the House memos. The appeals court is now likely to remand the case to Mehta to determine whether the FBI has other grounds to withhold records about verifying the dossier.
(Excerpt) Read more at independentsentinel.com ...
They’ll just ignore it like they have everything else.
This information will be as valid as an Obama birth certificate.....
But, but, but, but you want the corrupt Praetorian guard that calls itself the FBI to reveal the sources and methods it used to overthrow an elected government. What about national security?
Ongoing investigation. Sorry.
This may be a major crack in tbe damned dam. Watch for flooding. This opens up the ties to Harry Reid, NoName, Perkins Coie, DNC, Hilldog, et al.
The memos are all on line someplace. Worth reading again. Shows how they were setting up the President.
The FBI will say everything in the Steele report is true, but they used confidential informants and a)they can’t reveal their identity and b) they can’t reveal any details about the proof because that would compromise the informants.
The FISA judges should hold them to it or charge with all possible crimes. Everyone knows they did not do it so they needed to take Trump down after the election to prevent being caught. It did not work. Mueller and all of his cronies are running around in fear of being in front of a firing squad for sedition and treason.
The FISA judges lack of punitive action for being LIED TO indicates THEY WERE IN ON THE WITCH HUNT AGAINST TRUMP FROM THE WORD GO.
Funny how the judge ruled one way when information was classified and then ruled the opposite way when Trump declassified the information. A clear view of how corrupt our deep state has become. This judge should be part of the sedition, treason roundup.
“The FISA judges lack of punitive action for being LIED TO indicates THEY WERE IN ON THE WITCH HUNT AGAINST TRUMP FROM THE WORD GO.”
You are correct.
FBI, O’muslim, et al: ‘We need FISA warrants to cover our asses for illegally spying on the Trump campaign’
FISA ‘judges’: ‘What took you so long to ask and where do we sign?’
The answer is: they did nothing. They all new it was phoney.
They’re busy writing them tonight.
I wish we had more patriots here on FR who clearly see what is behind all the smoke and mirrors in the swamp...The swamp is so deep that we almost have to erase all government employees since Teddy Roosevelt to clean house.
They made up the Steel Dossier. It is a work of fiction. Therefore how could they verify it? Why would they ever verify it?
It was a a very weak effort to spy on and frame the president. We all know that now do we not?
Ongoing investigation. Sorry.
It will be an ongoing investigation until after the Sun goes into red giant phase, boils off the Earth, and then shrinks down to a white dwarf.
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