Skip to comments.IG Report: James Comey Admitted Steele Dossier Wasn’t Finished ‘Intelligence Product’
Posted on 12/09/2019 11:48:56 AM PST by Red Badger
The Justice Departments inspector general (IG) report states fired FBI Director James Comey conceded that the Steele dossier was not ripe enough, mature enough, to be a complete intelligence product, yet it was still used by the bureau to obtain a FISA warrant to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
According to Corney, the inclusion of the Steele election reporting as an appendix to the ICA was not a value judgment about the quality of the information. Instead, it reflected the relatively uncorroborated and incomplete status of the FBIs assessment. Corney told the OIG that the Steele election reporting was not ripe enough, mature enough, to be in a finished intelligence product, the report reads.
The DOJs internal watchdog said in a highly-anticipated report Monday efforts by federal authorities to conduct surveillance on a member of President Donald Trumps campaign as part of the Russia investigation were rife with mistakes, but contained nothing improper or illegal.
The 476-page report by department Inspector General Michael Horowitz answered long-standing accusations by the Trump administration that the FBI illegally spied on former campaign adviser Carter Page while searching for evidence of collusion between the team and Russia.
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Anything to protect Comey.
3 years for weasel report. Six days to clear Comeys book for publication!
Oh, it was ripe all right.
Of course it wasn’t. That’s why most of the liberal media didn’t even run it.
And Comey’s punishment is to draw a pension the average American would kill for.
What BS, Comey knew exactly what it was. Horowitz didnt disappoint, an Obongo holdover and a deep state hack. No justice for us.
Imagine going before a court under oath and giving testimony that was immature, or not ripe enough to be fact?!!!!!
The people who run this country can't even hold up to a basic cross examination .
We all know what this is and what happened. And most of us should know what will come of it, nothing. They got away with it because the gopE let them.
IG Report: No Criminal Referrals
When is the FISA judge going to say, “enough,” and take legal action against those who stated lies so as to obtain warrant??
So how will the charges against Carter Page be dropped?
The wheels of justice grind slowly.......................
yep slow enough to push it past the 2020 elections. Stonewall the process.
And the DOJ Department of Cover Ups today says they can find no proof of corruption in launching the investigation?
Sounds like parsing of words to me. The statement “it shouldn’t have been used for the FISA application” would have been more believable.
Also, what about the FISA reapplications. There were two or three total and at each instance they could have raised a red flag but they didn’t.
It was Obama who used it to send a phony application to FISA,. He should have spanked the FBI and sent them back to do real work.
Hillary paid for the fake info. Obama used it to have Trump wiretapped.
This is called a coup d’tat and those are sedition.
So the solution is: to remove the FISA all together then correct? Either through mistakes (if you believe that) or illegal activities, the application and judge’s approval were wrong and civil liberties were infringed upon and so the whole system is flawed.
Report finds errors in Russia probe, but says launching it was justified
Nothing here, move along
This goes to the very core of the corrupt FISA system and the corrupt judges that preside over the secret court.
American justice is in the hands of people that hate America.
So Comey, the former head of a drug money bank, lied to the court. And nothing will happen to him. The government IG says he meant well.
And THIS government wants my AR-15? GFY
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