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After years of complaints from Republicans and allies of the president, Attorney General William Barr revealed that the FBI is being investigated over FISA surveillance on the Trump campaign in 2016. “The Office of the Inspector General has a pending investigation of the FISA process in the Russian investigation, and I expect that that will
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Lindsey Graham pledged Saturday to continue an investigation into the FBI’s alleged abuse of the federal surveillance court Graham is poised to take over as Senate Judiciary Committee, where he will have oversight of the FBI, Justice Department and federal court system Republicans have accused the FBI of mishandling the infamous Steele dossier to obtain
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  by Chuck Ross In an unprecedented move, the Department of Justice has released 412 pages of top-secret documents related to surveillance conducted against former Trump campaign chairman Carter Page. The documents include an October 2016 application and three renewal applications for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants taken out against Page. The New York
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NEW YORK — Victoria Nuland, a senior official in John Kerry’s State Department, gave the green light for the FBI to first meet with former British spy Christopher Steele regarding his infamous, largely discredited dossier alleging wild claims about Donald Trump and Russia, according to a book released this week. It was at that meeting
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NEW YORK — A third former official from John Kerry’s State Department has been named in recent reports for alleged involvement in circulating the largely discredited 35-page anti-Trump dossier. An extensive New Yorker profile of the dossier’s author, former British spy Christopher Steele, named Kerry’s chief of staff at the State Department, John Finer, as
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed prosecutors in 2017 to investigate matters Congress referred to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as growing scandals possibly involved criminal activities. These prosecutors will report directly back to Sessions, who told Fox News on Wednesday night that he will then decide whether a second special prosecutor is necessary to
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Members of the House Intelligence Committee are exploring ways to get testimony from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts regarding FISA judges, but are deliberately trying to make sure they do not cross any constitutional lines in doing so. FISA warrants are issued by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), with any appeals going to
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