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  • Devin Nunes: ‘Republicans have an active investigation into (IG Michael)Atkinson’

    01/07/2020 3:22:15 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 19 replies
    saraacarter.com ^ | 1/6/20 | Sara Carter
    Devin Nunes told The Sara Carter Show that Republicans have an active investigation into Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson, who alerted lawmakers to the so-called whistleblower complaint that has led to President Donald Trump’s partisan impeachment in the House. Nunes revealed that transcripts of Atkinson’s secret testimony will expose that the Inspector General either lied or he needs to make corrections to his statements to law makers. The transcripts has been kept from the public by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff because it is damaging to their “impeachment scam,” Nunes said. The whistleblower, who has not been formally...
  • The Horowitz Report: Yes, It Gets Worse

    12/22/2019 3:27:03 AM PST · by AJFavish · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 22, 2019 | Allan J. Favish
    On December 9, 2019, the United States Department of Justice released a PDF version of its report by Inspector General Michael Horowitz on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant applications against Carter Page, who had been a foreign policy adviser to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. The IG Report contains several curiosities that deserve further explanation. Some background information is necessary to understand these curiosities. You will see that 1) the FBI and DOJ appear to have deliberately and knowingly failed to monitor a British court case in which they knew that former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, a defendant in...
  • Watchdog absolves immigration officials in migrant kids’ deaths

    12/21/2019 10:36:28 AM PST · by conservative98 · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 21, 2019 | 12:46pm | Mary Kay Linge
    Immigration officials were not to blame for the deaths of two migrant children while in US custody last December, a government watchdog has ruled. The Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security “found no misconduct or malfeasance by DHS personnel” in the deaths of Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin, age 7, and Felipe Gomez Alonso, 8, according to statements released Friday. Both children died of sepsis, investigators said, after illegally crossing the US-Mexico border with family members.
  • Senator Josh Hawley Calls Out The FBI Over Their Collusion With The DNC

    12/14/2019 1:01:06 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 33 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/13/9 | The Scoop
    Watch this exchange it is truly unbelievable! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHs_A3JT_lg&feature=emb_title 
  • Senator Kennedy Asks Trump to Declassify Carter Page FISA Applications

    12/14/2019 9:48:45 AM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | December 14, 2019 | ZACHARY STIEBER
    Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) wants President Donald Trump to declassify the applications to spy on Trump campaign associate Carter Page. “The Inspector General report showed the FBI was willing to do anything in order to spy on Carter Page, including making 17 significant inaccuracies and omissions. The American public deserves to know everything the FBI did,” Kennedy said ... “I’m asking President Trump to declassify the entire record so that Attorney General Barr and FBI Director Wray can release it to the American people. If the FBI wants to continue the employment of rogue, politically-motivated agents, then let the public...
  • Why The IG Report On FISA Abuse Will Unleash Barr’s Investigation Of Spygate

    12/13/2019 12:09:29 PM PST · by Baynative · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 7, 2019 | Margot Cleveland
    For the last month, conservative pundits have predicted the ever-imminent dropping of Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on his investigation into the circumstances surrounding FISA surveillance of former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. Horowitz’s report will likely provide new and damaging details surrounding the FBI’s use of the FISA court to spy on Page. More importantly, the conclusion of Horowitz’s probe frees Barr to conduct a broader and more exacting investigation into all aspects of the Russia collusion hoax.
  • Eric Holder trashes Barr as ‘unfit to lead’ Justice Department [Threatens Durham]

    12/12/2019 11:25:23 AM PST · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | December 12, 2019 08:12 AM | by Madison Dibble
    Former Attorney General Eric Holder claimed his successor William Barr was “unfit” to continue in his post as head of the Department of Justice. Holder, who served as attorney general under President Barack Obama, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post where he said he was “reluctant to publicly criticize” President Trump’s attorney general but felt the need to speak out after Barr issued public statements about disagreements he had with Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on alleged FISA abuse. He also criticized Barr’s remarks from a Federalist Society event where he said the founders intended for one man to...
  • The Truth about the Horowitz Report: A disappointment to some, a thrill to others, and misunderstood by most

    12/12/2019 7:00:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/12/2019 | David Ball
    The long-anticipated Inspector General Report, aka the Horowitz Report, was finally released on December 9th. After two years of investigation, the report was probably a disappointment to some, a thrill to others, and misunderstood by most. The liberal media immediately latched on to the report and claimed that it validated their breathless reporting of evil doings by the Trump administration when it said the FBI had adequate cause to open its investigations and that there was no documented political bias evident. Conservative media noted that the report proved the whole investigation was a farce from beginning to end. The reality...
  • Trump Assails FBI Director Wray After Report Finds No Evidence of Political Bias

    12/11/2019 8:36:08 PM PST · by malach · 93 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | 12.10.19 | Susan Heavey
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump berated FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday after a U.S. government investigation found no evidence of political bias when the FBI began investigating contacts between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia in 2016. Trump's allies and his detractors both were encouraged by the Justice Department's internal watchdog report, which on Monday found 17 FBI missteps. The findings are unlikely to end debate over the legitimacy of the probes that have overshadowed his presidency. Asked if he thought the FBI unfairly targeted the Trump campaign, Wray, who was appointed by Trump, told ABC News in an...
  • IG Modifies FISA Report, Adds Declassification Aspect Per DOJ (Barr?)…

    12/11/2019 4:40:45 PM PST · by malach · 69 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 12.11.19 | Sundance
    CTH made the case in mid 2018 that someone at the DOJ had influenced a decision not to charge Wolfe with the leaking of the FISA application; despite the FBI and DOJ having direct evidence of Wolfe leaking classified information. The logical reason for the Rosenstein DOJ not to charge Wolfe with the FISA leak was because that charge would ensnare powerful Senators on the powerful committee. Worse still, in hindsight we now see how that committee was working to aide the purposes and intents of the corrupt DOJ and FBI officials as they built their impeachment agenda. Remember, the...
  • IG Modifies FISA Report, Adds Declassification Aspect Per DOJ (Barr?)…

    12/11/2019 4:36:49 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 3 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | December 11, 2019 | Sundance
    Well, it looks like some efforts have paid off. In an unusual update two days after the IG report was published, the IG modifies the report content. See Update Notification Below: (CHANGES PRESENTED AT CTH)
  • Did The IG Report Exonerate Mueller, The FBI, Steele, Hillary, Obama, Etc?

    12/11/2019 3:54:33 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 33 replies
    12/11/2019 | Its All Over Except...
    Did it? So far, the FBI appears to have engaged in some nefarious and untoward activities to say the least based upon what we have heard. And we now know the FISA warrants would have not been approved were it not for the bogus Steele Dossier. Peter Strozk's texts to Lisa Page saying the White House was the one running the investigation still appear damning against Obama.
  • Mollie Hemingway on IG Report: There Should Be Consequences For Media That Got It Wrong

    Mollie Hemingway on IG Report: There Should Be Consequences For Media That Got It Wrong Mollie Hemingway comments on how the media covered the Trump dossier and the impact of the DOJ IG report. On 'Special Report,' Tuesday night Hemingway said Democrats may not accomplish anything with impeachments other than upsetting voters who thought they were sending them to Congress to change things and instead have focused on impeaching the president. MOLLIE HEMINGWAY: I'm one of the few people who has actually read the 430-page report. It outlines such tremendous amounts of spying. Electronic surveillance, the use of confidential human...
  • IG report proves whole investigation was as corrupt as Comey: Goodwin

    12/09/2019 8:52:27 PM PST · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 9, 2019 | 10:24pm | Michael Goodwin
    It’s now official: Russia, Russia, Russia really was fake news from the start. There was no factual basis for the FBI to spy on Donald Trump’s campaign. That means there was no need for the appointment of a special counsel and that Robert Mueller should have stayed in retirement. It means the two years of rumors and accusations and the giant cloud of suspicions over the White House produced by Mueller’s headhunters were unfair and unjustified. It also means J. Edgar Hoover can finally rest in peace. James Comey is now revealed to be the dirtiest cop ever to run...
  • Horowitz Report Live Thread

    12/09/2019 6:08:59 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 328 replies
    I am not sure of the time of the release..it is 9 am now....there was some talk last night on twitter that there will be a short press conference in the morning but the report won't be made public until the afternoon....but take that info with a grain of salt
  • Steele warned that IG report contains information previously blacked out, report says

    12/09/2019 3:43:46 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/09/19 | Edmund DeMarche
    Christopher Steele, the British ex-spy and author of the anti-Trump dossier, was reportedly told that the Justice Department will release information about him that was previously blacked out in the department’s internal watchdog report on the investigation into President Trump’s 2016 campaign due on Monday. The New York Times, citing two individuals with knowledge of the situation, reported that Attorney General William Barr approved the release of the previously redacted information in Michael Horowitz’s 400-page report. The report called Steele’s heads-up unusual and said he was not given any indication of whether the information would benefit or hurt him. An...
  • The 10 most important revelations to expect from the Russia probe FISA report

    12/04/2019 10:34:47 PM PST · by bitt · 29 replies
    johnsolomonreports.com ^ | 12/4/2019 | john Solomon
    Next week Americans will finally get their most complete accounting to date of what the FBI did right and wrong in the Russia collusion investigation that probed President Trump’s campaign with a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant at the end of the 2016 election. Predicted to span more than 500 pages and 100 witness interviews, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report Monday will provide a comprehensive catalog of what offenses, mistakes and oversights the FBI committed during one of the most politically polarizing investigations in recent history. As such, it will serve as a non-partisan roadmap for a much...
  • “Small Group” Complains IG Horowitz is Not Permitting Written Rebuttals During Principal R.

    11/15/2019 10:48:26 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 38 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | November 14, 2019 | sundance
    The usurping group of FBI and DOJ officials we have called “the small group” have an established set of media operatives and outlets aligned to assist their narrative.  Tonight Devlin Barrett (Lisa Page and Peter Strzok’s favorite narrative engineer) publishes a report in the Washington Post highlighting their concerns. According to the WaPo Inspector General Michael Horowitz is not allowing the ‘small group’ to provide written rebuttals to the IG report on FISA abuse during their principal reviews.  The outline by Devlin on behalf of the group also confirms our timeline. (Via Washington Post) The Justice Department Inspector General’s office...
  • Watchdog report on Russia probe nears public release

    11/12/2019 7:32:04 PM PST · by libstripper · 15 replies
    AP, via MSN ^ | Nov. 12, 2019 | Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's watchdog is nearing the release of its report on the early stages of the FBI's Russia investigation, a document likely to revive debate about a politically charged probe that shadowed President Donald Trump's administration from the outset.
  • Is Pending IG Report on FISA Abuse Being Held-Up To Facilitate NSA Bulk Data Re-authorization

    11/08/2019 3:30:49 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 30 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 11/8/19 | sundance
    Is Pending IG Report on FISA Abuse Being Held-Up To Facilitate NSA Bulk Data Re-authorization That Expires December 15th?…