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CBS NEWS obtains 94-page declassified FBI spreadsheet, widely cited by IG Horowitz
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Posted on 10/12/2020 4:58:13 PM PDT by janetjanet998

@CBSNews obtains 94-page declassified FBI spreadsheet, widely cited by IG Horowitz, but not public until now. Recently released to Senate investigators, the FBI spreadsheet was part of a broader effort to corroborate the Steele dossier claims.

While lightly redacted, the bureau spreadsheet shows the FBI relied heavily on media reporting to back up claims about Carter Page, Paul Manafort, and others. IG Horowitz faulted the FBI over lack of corroboration + evidence of circular reporting.

reporting in the @carterwpage FISA + then not correcting the court record once the connection with Steele was known. Tim Gill Sr, a former senior FBI intelligence officer, told CBS that the reliance on media reporting was not standard. “Any effort to corroborate a report

should include a variety of intelligence sources, including imagery intelligence, human intelligence, signals intelligence as well as clandestine intelligence collection platforms for verification," Gill said. “You don't rely on media reporting.”


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KEYWORDS: carterpage; catherineherridge; circularreporting; corn; fbi; ftroop; manafort; media; mediabias
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1 posted on 10/12/2020 4:58:13 PM PDT by janetjanet998
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Full link 94-page declassified FBI spreadsheet, part of broader Bureau effort to corroborate Steele dossier, first obtained @CBSNews On unverified, salacious Ritz allegations, FBI spreadsheet cites Steele's primary sub-source who was subject of 2009 FBI probe as possible

NATSEC threat + Russian agent. Notes, “no confirmation that Trump stayed here. There is no 'Presidential Suite' currently listed on Ritz Carlton website.” IG Horowitz faulted FBI over lack of corroboration + evidence of circular reporting. Full link here: https://www.scribd.com/document/479781400/Steele-Spreadsheet-1

2 posted on 10/12/2020 4:59:08 PM PDT by janetjanet998
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[Tim Gill Sr, a former senior FBI intelligence officer, told CBS that the reliance on media reporting was not standard. “Any effort to corroborate a report should include a variety of intelligence sources, including imagery intelligence, human intelligence, signals intelligence as well as clandestine intelligence collection platforms for verification,” Gill said. “You don’t rely on media reporting.”]


A less wishy-washy way to put this? It was a coup plot against Trump conducted by the FBI and CIA agents involved.


3 posted on 10/12/2020 5:00:32 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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I thought the current line was that the public doesn’t care about the Russia investigation anymore. Somebody on the left is getting worried if they are organizing a hit on Horowitz.


4 posted on 10/12/2020 5:00:44 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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Using media reports they often planted.


5 posted on 10/12/2020 5:03:34 PM PDT by aynrandfreak (Being a Democrat means never having to say you're sorry)
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” relied heavily on media reporting”

And I should have respect for these idiots?


6 posted on 10/12/2020 5:04:01 PM PDT by dynachrome (The panic will end, the tyranny will not)
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He should hire bodyguards!


7 posted on 10/12/2020 5:05:12 PM PDT by gr8eman (If the CCP took over NYC when DeBlasio was elected would it be in worse or better shape now?)
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bookmark


8 posted on 10/12/2020 5:06:26 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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Pardon my ignorance but how does this lead to indictments? That's what we want to see, indictments. Every thing else is just a kiddie show.
9 posted on 10/12/2020 5:07:38 PM PDT by upchuck (Congressional subpoenas. Congressional hearings. Criminal referrals to the FBI. It's all just Kabuki)
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Exactly. obvious to anyone paying attention.


10 posted on 10/12/2020 5:08:21 PM PDT by saywhatagain
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One lies,the other swears to it.


11 posted on 10/12/2020 5:09:14 PM PDT by Don Corleone (The truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth)
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So the evidence collected by the Faux Bureau of Investigation was MSM unsourced reporting. How professional of the Faux Bureau of Investigation.


12 posted on 10/12/2020 5:09:41 PM PDT by Chgogal (ALL lives matter. If you disagree with me, YOU are the racist.)
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Transfer their cases & field agents to the US Marshals, then dissolve the FBI.


13 posted on 10/12/2020 5:10:18 PM PDT by Mr. Blond
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(1) Fabricate a report, or watch one's political allies fabricate a report. (2) Leak the fabricated report to a friendly journalist. (3) Use the journalist's story as "confirmation" of the report. (4) Certify the fabrication as verified to the FISA court and use it as the basis for domestic espionage against a political opponent.

Got it.

14 posted on 10/12/2020 5:11:36 PM PDT by sphinx
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The left leans on media reports for everything. Do the words losers and suckers sound familiar? Media report. Trump’s taxes? media report. They probably would use a movie script.


15 posted on 10/12/2020 5:11:37 PM PDT by pnut22
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bttt


16 posted on 10/12/2020 5:11:44 PM PDT by timestax
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“the FBI relied heavily on media reporting”

think about it. Presidents come and go. FakeNewsMSM hacks remain in place for decades.


17 posted on 10/12/2020 5:15:18 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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finally, the administration is leaking to it’s benefit.


18 posted on 10/12/2020 5:15:51 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie
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... the FBI relied heavily on media reporting to back up claims about Carter Page, Paul Manafort, and others.

Claims that the FBI leaked to the media so they would report it and then they could rely on it ...

That much has been a proven fact for some time.


19 posted on 10/12/2020 5:24:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (In all things ... trigger discipline.)
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Not ‘unsourced’ but ‘anonymous sources’ e.g. Hillary’s team, Steele’s team, and FBI insiders leaked the info from the Hoax dossier to news outlets. Then the FBI used the reporting as ‘corroboration’ with a wink and a nod. They knew this was not proper protocol. And they didn’t even have ‘Wow! The NYT and WP has the same info we have maybe there is a leak’ investigation? But they were already actively involved in election rigging and then sedition against the elected POTUS as insurance policy in case the election rigging failed, so what’s a few breaches of protocol against all that?


20 posted on 10/12/2020 5:29:22 PM PDT by monkeyshine (live and let live is dead)
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