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  • Whitehouse press release (FISA declassified release) Issued on: September 17, 2018

    09/17/2018 2:49:54 PM PDT · by Covenantor · 15 replies
    Whitehouse. gov ^ | Whitehouse.gov
    At the request of a number of committees of Congress, and for reasons of transparency, the President has directed the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Justice (including the FBI) to provide for the immediate declassification of the following materials: (1) pages 10-12 and 17-34 of the June 2017 application to the FISA court in the matter of Carter W. Page; (2) all FBI reports of interviews with Bruce G. Ohr prepared in connection with the Russia investigation; and (3) all FBI reports of interviews prepared in connection with all Carter Page FISA applications. In...
  • Trump approves document declassification and release.

    09/17/2018 2:42:28 PM PDT · by TheLurkerX · 13 replies
    At the request of a number of committees of Congress, and for reasons of transparency, the President has directed the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Justice (including the FBI) to provide for the immediate declassification of the following materials: (1) pages 10-12 and 17-34 of the June 2017 application to the FISA court in the matter of Carter W. Page; (2) all FBI reports of interviews with Bruce G. Ohr prepared in connection with the Russia investigation; and (3) all FBI reports of interviews prepared in connection with all Carter Page FISA applications. In...
  • HOUSE INTEL COMMITTEE TO RELEASE TRANSCRIPTS OF TRUMP-RUSSIA WITNESS INTERVIEWS

    09/16/2018 10:09:48 AM PDT · by bitt · 59 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/16/2018 | chuck ross
    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said Sunday that he plans to release transcripts of interviews with around 70 witnesses in the Trump-Russia probe within the next few weeks. ďWe believe that the depositions that we took, I think for nearly about 70 people those need to be published, and they need to be published I think before the election,Ē Nunes said in an interview on Fox Newsí ďSunday Morning Futures.Ē (RELATED: House Intel Committee Releases Long-Awaited Report On Trump-Russia Collusion) ďBy published I mean put out for the American people to review, so that they can...
  • Orange sheriff, ICE square off over release of inmates in US illegally

    07/26/2018 3:03:32 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 26 replies
    wral ^ | 7/26/18 | Amanda Lamb
    Hillsborough, N.C. ó Immigration officials fired back at the Orange County sheriff Wednesday afternoon during a battle over his jail releasing a man who was supposed to be deported. In a news release, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials accused the Orange County Detention Center of improperly releasing Udiel Aguilar-Castellanos, who had served his time for a child sex offense but had a federal immigration detainer. Aguilar-Castellanos walked out of the detention center on June 27 after pleading guilty in court to the sexual battery of an 11-year-old girl. The judge ruled he had more than served his time, but...
  • DOJ OIG RELEASES REPORT ON VARIOUS ACTIONS BY THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AND DEPART

    06/15/2018 10:50:09 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 44 replies
    ¬†FOR IMMEDIATE¬†RELEASE¬†June¬†14,¬†2018¬†¬†DOJ¬†OIG¬†RELEASES¬†REPORT¬†ON¬†VARIOUS¬†ACTIONS¬†BY¬†THE¬†FEDERAL¬†BUREAU¬†OF¬†INVESTIGATION¬†AND¬†DEPARTMENT¬†OF JUSTICE¬†IN¬†ADVANCE¬†OF¬†THE¬†2016¬†ELECTION¬†¬† Department¬†of¬†Justice¬†(DOJ)¬†Inspector General¬†Michael E. Horowitz announced¬†today¬†the¬†release¬†of a¬†report¬†examining¬†various actions by¬†the¬†Federal¬†Bureau¬†of Investigation¬†(FBI)¬†and¬†the DOJ¬†in¬†advance¬†of¬†the 2016¬†election¬†in¬†connection¬†with the¬†investigation¬†into¬†former¬†Secretary¬†of¬†State¬†Hillary¬†Clinton's use¬†of a¬†private¬†email¬†server¬†(referred¬†to¬†by¬†the¬†FBI and¬†DOJ¬†as¬†the¬†"Midyear"¬†investigation).¬†¬†The¬†DOJ Office¬†of the¬†Inspector¬†General's (OIG)¬†findings¬†are¬†summarized in¬†detail in¬†the¬†report's¬†Executive¬†Summary, which¬†is included below. ¬†The¬†scope¬†of¬†the¬†OIG's review¬†included:¬†¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that¬†DOJ¬†or FBI¬†policies¬†or procedures¬†were¬†not¬†followed in¬†connection¬†with,¬†or in¬† actions leading¬†up¬†to¬†or related¬†to, former¬†FBI¬†Director James¬†Comey's¬†public¬†announcement¬†on¬†July¬†5,¬†2016, and¬†his letters¬†to¬†Congress¬†on¬†October¬†28¬†and¬†November¬†6,¬†2016,¬†and¬†that¬†certain¬†underlying¬†investigative¬†decisions¬†were¬†based¬†on¬†improper¬†considerations¬†(Chapters¬†3-11);¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that¬†DOJ and¬†FBI employees¬†improperly¬†disclosed¬†non-public¬†information¬†(Chapter¬†12,¬†and¬†as¬†noted¬†in¬†our report,¬†the OIG will¬†separately¬†report¬†on¬†related¬†investigations as¬†they¬†are concluded, consistent¬†with the¬†Inspector General¬†Act,¬†other applicable¬†statutes,¬†and¬†OIG¬†policy);¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that former¬†FBI¬†Deputy¬†Director Andrew¬†McCabe¬†should¬†have¬†been¬†recused¬†from¬† participating¬†in¬†certain¬†investigative¬†matters¬†(Chapter¬†13);¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that former¬†Assistant¬†Attorney¬†General for¬†the¬†DOJ's¬†Office¬†of¬†Legislative¬†Affairs,¬† Peter¬†Kadzik, improperly¬†disclosed non-public¬†information¬†to¬†the Clinton¬†campaign¬†and/or¬†should¬†have¬†been¬†recused¬†from¬†participating¬†in¬†certain¬†Clinton-related¬†matters¬†(Chapter¬†14);¬†and¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that the¬†timing¬†of the¬†FBI's release¬†of certain¬†Freedom¬†of Information¬†Act (FOIA)¬† documents¬†on¬†October¬†30¬†and¬†November 1,¬†2016, and¬†the¬†use¬†of¬†a Twitter¬†account¬†to¬†publicize¬†the same,¬†were¬†influenced¬†by¬†improper¬†considerations¬†(Chapter¬†15).¬† ¬†During¬†the¬†course¬†of¬†the¬†review, the¬†OIG discovered¬†text¬†messages¬†and¬†instant¬†messages¬†between¬†some¬†FBI employees¬†on¬†the investigative¬†team,¬†conducted¬†using¬†FBI mobile¬†devices¬†and¬†computers, that¬†expressed statements¬†of¬†hostility¬†toward¬†then¬†candidate¬†Donald¬†Trump¬†and¬†statements¬†of support¬†for¬†Clinton. ¬†We¬†also¬†identified¬†messages¬†that¬†expressed¬†opinions that¬†were¬†critical¬†of¬†the¬†conduct¬†and¬†quality¬†of¬†the¬†investigation. ¬†We¬†included in¬†our review¬†an assessment¬†of these¬†messages¬†and¬†actions by¬†the FBI employees¬†(Chapter¬†12, and¬†as¬†noted in¬†our report,¬†the OIG¬†is preparing¬†a¬†separate¬†report¬†describing¬†the¬†OIG's efforts¬†to¬†recover¬†text¬†messages...
  • Utah man incarcerated in Venezuela jail to be released, Trump says

    05/26/2018 7:34:14 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 26, 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    A Utah man who has been incarcerated in a Venezuelan jail since 2016 is set to be released, U.S. officials said Saturday. Joshua Holt, 26, has been jailed in Venezuela after he traveled to the South American country in the summer of 2016 to marry Thamara Candelo, whom he met on a website for Mormon singles. The two planned to return to the U.S. after getting married, but where jailed in El Hilcolde on what human rights groups said were largely trumped-up charges. ďGood news about the release of the American hostage from Venezuela. Should be landing in D.C. this...
  • Demirtas could be freed from Turkish prison within days, lawyer tells Kurdistan 24 (pro Kurd)

    05/17/2018 7:16:57 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies
    Kurdistan 24 (K24) ^ | 5-16-18 | Ari Khalidi
    ANKARA (Kurdistan 24) - Selahattin Demirtas, Turkey's most influential Kurdish politician and a presidential candidate, could be released from prison within days, one of his lawyers told Kurdistan 24 on Tuesday."It is a shame that Mr. Demirtas has not already been freed. It's a great shame for the judiciary. It is legally unacceptable, especially after his becoming a candidate for the presidency," attorney Mahsuni Karaman said."I have no doubts that Demirtas will be released in a few days," he added, talking to Kurdistan 24 in the Turkish capital.Since Demirtas' arrest, his lawyers have made repeated requests to a penal court...
  • BREAKING: Trump: Secretary of State Pompeo heading back from North Korea with 3 released prisoners

    05/09/2018 5:39:13 AM PDT · by LiveFreeOrDie2001 · 183 replies
    CNBC ^ | Mike Calia
    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that three American prisoners released from North Korea were headed home.
  • If Sheriff Israel is the ďamazingĒ leader he says he is, he will release videos...

    03/04/2018 1:57:25 AM PST · by MilesVeritatis · 23 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | March 03, 2018 | MIAMI HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD
    [Full headline:] "If Sheriff Israel is the ďamazingĒ leader he says he is, he will release videos of his deputiesí actions during Parkland shooting" Itís imperative that Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel release video recordings of what his deputies did, and didnít do, outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while Nikolas Cruz was on a killing spree inside. First, Israel himself has said that the public needs to know this information. Heís right, and he should accommodate the people on whose behalf he and his deputies work. This is an extraordinary case in which his department bears a large share...
  • BREAKING: Democratic rebuttal to GOP House Intelligence memo released

    02/24/2018 1:15:07 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 205 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Daniel Chaitin
    The Democratic rebuttal memo to the Republican House Intelligence Committee memo on alleged government surveillance abuses was released Saturday afternoon. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., acknowledged its release at his appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference, at about 4 p.m. "It's just posted," he told American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp, quipping that the committee website was probably already crashing due to high traffic. Democrats say their memo was written as a rebuttal to provide greater context to a Republican memo that was released earlier this month, which outlines abuses by the FBI and the Justice Department...
  • Here's the Memo...

    02/02/2018 1:21:30 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    https://www.scribd.com/document/370598711/House-Intelligence-Committee-Report-On-FISA-Abuses#from_embed andhttp://docs.house.gov/meetings/IG/IG00/20180129/106822/HMTG-115-IG00-20180129-SD001.pdf
  • James Comey Will Be destroyed In Just A Few Hours

    02/01/2018 8:00:41 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 125 replies
    The Horn News ^ | 02/01/18
    Former FBI Director James Comey is in deep trouble ó and he could have just hours left to breath. Thursday, the hammer of justice may finally come down on him and the alleged anti-Trump (and pro-Hillary Clinton) agents in the FBI. In a remarkably public clash of wills with the White House, the FBI declared Wednesday it has ďgrave concernsĒ about the release of a secret memo on the Russia election investigation that President Donald Trump wants released. The FBIís panicked public statement, its first on the issue, laid bare a Trump administration conflict that had previously played out mostly...
  • Judicial Watch Chief Investigator: FBI Is Threatening The President Of United States

    01/31/2018 6:32:07 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 169 replies
    G.P. ^ | 01/31/18 | James Hoft
    On Wednesday night FBN host Lou Dobbs reported that the FBI sent five top agents over to the White House this week to alter the House Intel FISA memo. This was after the House Intelligence Committee voted on Monday to release the classified FISA memo that exposes FISA abuse by the Obama FBI and Department of Justice.   Lou Dobbs told his audience: Our chief correspondent at the White House, John Roberts, telling us that the new version of the memorandum has been altered in some ways by the White House review. Five professional members of the FBI were...
  • Trump On Memo Release: "100%"

    01/31/2018 5:43:18 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 36 replies
    Youtube ^ | 01/30/18
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cfn_sAtozmI
  • Trump on hot mic says he will '100 percent' release Devin Nunes memo

    01/30/2018 11:37:34 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 34 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 1/30/18 | Kelly Cohen
    President Trump told a Republican lawmaker he will ď100 percent" release a classified intelligence memo written by GOP members on the House Intelligence Committee, as he left his first State of the Union address. ď[Inaudible] release the memo,Ē Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., can be heard saying on the C-SPAN hot mic.
  • Trump Broke With Justice Dept, Called For Release Of Memo: Report

    01/28/2018 3:10:36 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/27/17 | John Bowden
    President Trump broke with top officials at the Justice Department and called for the release of a classified memo purported to list Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuses by the U.S. government, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Despite warnings from top officials at the agency, Trump reportedly told Attorney General Jeff Sessions through chief of staff John Kelly that he wants to see the memo released, believing that it will shed light on the special counsel investigation. Trump ďis inclined to have that released just because it will shed light,Ē a senior administration official told the Post. ďApparently all the rumors...
  • After Consultation With General Kelly, The CIA And Other Agencies, I Will Be Releasing ALL JFKFiles

    10/28/2017 6:14:33 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 28 replies
    President Trump via Twitter ^ | 10/28/17 | Donald J Trump
    After strict consultation with General Kelly, the CIA and other Agencies, I will be releasing ALL #JFKFiles other than the names and......addresses of any mentioned person who is still living. I am doing this for reasons of full disclosure, transparency and......in order to put any and all conspiracy theories to rest.
  • #JFKFiles

    10/27/2017 5:35:19 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    President Trump via Twitter ^ | 10/27/17 | Donald J Trump
    https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/924064610038272000#JFKFiles
  • I Will Be Allowing, As President, The Long Blocked And Classified JFK FILES To Be Opened.

    10/21/2017 6:53:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 91 replies
    President Trump via Twittter ^ | 08/21/17 | Donald J. Trump
    Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/921716470140325889
  • Border agents say Ďactingí status of agency chiefs has hampered enforcement efforts

    05/31/2017 1:00:22 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 4 replies
    The enthusiasm felt by Border Patrol agents following news of President Trumpís strong stance on border and immigration enforcement is slowly dissipating as the reality sinks in that actual enforcement of stronger rules may not be changing much from the Obama years. Agents hoped to be able to return to the days where they could inspect the immigration status of suspicious individuals at transportation hubs, jails or even businesses ó not only as an immigration enforcement measure, but to prevent terrorism. According to some agents, there is a general feeling of a ďdisconnectĒ between what President Trump and Homeland Security...