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US Attorney Durham 'very dialed in' as he launches Russia probe review, met with Barr 'multiple ^ | 6/7/2019 | Catherine Herridge, Gregg Re, Cyd Upson

Posted on 06/07/2019 10:11:22 AM PDT by bitt

The Connecticut U.S. attorney assigned by Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe is “very dialed in” and “asking all the right questions,” according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

Separately, sources within the Justice Department confirmed to Fox News that Barr has met “on multiple occasions in recent weeks” with Durham, who was in Washington, D.C., this month.


Fox News has learned that Durham has been getting briefed on the “four corners” of the investigations into the FBI's use of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants, among other issues. Barr appointed Durham, 68, last month.

News of Durham's high level of engagement in the probe comes days after Barr said he has not received answers from the intelligence community that were "at all satisfactory" in the early stages of his review into the origins of the Russia investigation.

"In fact probably have more questions, and some of the facts that I've learned don't hang together with the official explanations of what happened," Barr told CBS News in an interview.

Durham is specifically reviewing the FISA warrant obtained by the FBI to surveil former Trump aide Carter Page, as well as general issues relating to surveillance during the 2016 campaign and matters flowing from the FISA process. Fox News is told Durham would handle the prosecution of any criminal action he might uncover.

During the CBS interview, Barr revealed Durham picked up the FISA and surveillance components from Utah U.S. Attorney John Huber, whose work was put on hold pending DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz's findings from his ongoing review. Huber, Barr said, “was essentially on standby” in case Horowitz “referred a matter to him to be handled criminally.”

Horowitz's investigation is expected to be completed shortly.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agbarr; durham; fisaabuse; russiaprobe; spygate; spygateorigin; trumpdoj; trumprussia
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To: Steve Van Doorn

But Session’s job in the Obstruction of Injustice Sting, may have also been to create a frustrated Trump. That might push Trump to over reach.

41 posted on 06/07/2019 1:31:00 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

Its not whining. Its a fact.

Exactly how many pages of declassified FISA docs have we seen thus far? The answer is zero. In fact, not even one sentence. What that says is that the cabal and their foreign conspirators have been quite successful in stonewalling the investigations and preventing the release of evidence. They are good at this and they will INSIST that, even in the face of hard evidence, whatever they did was in the country’s interest and that exposing their wrongdoing will compromise our security and endanger the country. The media will fully back them up.

Barr seems to be more concerned about the weaknesses in the process that allowed this abuse to happen. I think his reports will focus on that, not on prosecuting those who committed egregious crimes. He know that will take forever to do. And in Washington nobody is ever held accountable for anything.

42 posted on 06/07/2019 1:52:22 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Starboard

I don’t think Durham would involve himself in his task if he wouldn’t be allowed to prosecute; and, Barr would not have selected Durham to take over the investigation and prosecution if Barr didn’t want prosecutions.

43 posted on 06/07/2019 2:22:36 PM PDT by WASCWatch
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To: justa-hairyape

I can’t disagree with you on that point. I don’t have enough information to know one way or another. I have heard Sessions, and others say something along the lines we have to let Mueller play out. In general i don’t like it but it had to be done.

44 posted on 06/07/2019 2:23:07 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: Steve Van Doorn

Sessions strikes me as a middle of the road, dont tip the boat kinda guy. He probably gave both sides what they wanted.

45 posted on 06/07/2019 3:55:16 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Williams

Since it’s from Catherine Herridge, I’m optimistic that it’s true.

46 posted on 06/07/2019 5:54:52 PM PDT by Tymesup
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along with a LOT of sweating going on...

47 posted on 06/07/2019 8:46:15 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: bigbob

Yep - and the irony is they have no clue that they are actually of a “Brown Shirt” mind when they whine....

48 posted on 06/08/2019 2:19:40 AM PDT by trebb (Don't howl about illegal leeches while not donating to FR - it's hypocritical.)
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To: Steve Van Doorn

Sessions is a crook

49 posted on 06/08/2019 3:26:54 AM PDT by hollywood12345
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To: FreeReign

Easy stuff to unravel. UNMASKING is the key, and I would be money on it.

The Lie That Will Not Die and the Truth about Black Mass Shooters
5/29/2019, 1:56:05 PM · 48 of 52
82nd Bragger to Crucial
Agreed brother/sister. I’m afraid the aXX-kicker is tied to Spygate/NSA unmasking, which probably involved our allies as “cut-outs” to circumvent US laws on citizen spying. Ever wonder why only a few house GOP members are enraged at spying on Trump? Why the frick did McConnell even let it get this far? Why not a helluva lot more GOP senators enraged? Might as well assume a significant number of house reps and GOP senators have been blackmailed (we lost the house)

WTF? We know the media has been spied on, therefore BLACKMAILED. Why not spy on a helluva lot more Fortune 500 companies.

If the Judiciary has been spied on and BLACKMAILED, THERE GOES OUR LAST SAFEGUARD!

Here’s the death knell. IF, IF, IF, the major US banks have been compromised, i.e. Chase, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, that’s it. We’re done

50 posted on 06/08/2019 5:12:01 AM PDT by 82nd Bragger (Count to four except when in a helicopter)
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To: COBOL2Java
You got me. lol

I do that sometimes :)
51 posted on 06/09/2019 7:27:55 AM PDT by ssfromla
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