Tag: Carter Page

Graham Working to Declassify Key Document Proving FBI KNEW Dossier was BS

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham is working to declassify a document that would prove the FBI knew that the anti-Trump dossier used to obtain a FISA warrant for Carter Page was nothing more than a Democrat hit-job against President Trump.

Speaking to Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo yesterday, Graham said, “There’s a document that’s classified that I’m gonna try to get unclassified that takes the dossier — all the pages of it — and it has verification to one side. There really is no verification, other than media reports that were generated by reporters that received the dossier.”

He continued, “So, the bottom line is the dossier has never been independently confirmed. It was used to get a warrant.  They knew the author of the dossier was on the Democrat Party payroll. He hated Trump; they got the warrant anyway. Most Americans should be very upset about that. I’m very upset about it. And we’re going to get to the bottom of it.”

Fox News points out:

On four occasions, the FBI told the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) court that it “did not believe” former British spy Christopher Steele was the direct source for a Yahoo News article implicating former Trump aide Carter Page in Russian collusion, documents released after a lawsuit showed last year.

Instead, the FBI suggested to the court, the September 2016 article by Michael Isikoff was independent corroboration of the salacious, unverified allegations against Trump in the infamous Steele Dossier. Federal authorities used both the Steele Dossier and Yahoo News article to convince the FISA court to authorize a surveillance warrant for Page.

But London court records show that contrary to the FBI’s assessments, Steele briefed Yahoo News and other reporters in the fall of 2016 at the direction of Fusion GPS — the opposition research firm behind the dossier.

For the full report, click HERE.

REPORT: Clinton-Funded Research Possibly Sent to DOJ Via “Back-Door” Channel

A series of emails between Nellie and Bruce Ohr reveal the possibility that Clinton-funded opposition research was being funneled to the Justice Department during the 2016 election through a “back-door marital channel,” according to John Solomon of the Hill.

The emails were released through a Freedom of Information Act request to Judicial Watch and are now raising concerns among some lawmakers.

According to the report, the newly released emails reveal Ohr sent her DOJ official husband open source intelligence. In some instances, she also sent it to at least three other DOJ officials: Lisa Holtyn, Ivana Nizich and Joseph Wheatley.

In one example, Ohr emailed her husband on July 6, 2016 and wrote, “Hi Honey, if you ever get a moment you might find the penultimate article interesting — especially the summary in the final paragraph.”

The paragraph she flagged suggested that Trump was Putin’s puppet: “If Putin wanted to concoct the ideal candidate to service his purposes, his laboratory creation would look like Donald Trump.”

Solomon writes, “Such overt political content flowing into the email accounts of a DOJ charged with the nonpartisan mission of prosecuting crimes is jarring enough. It raises additional questions about potential conflicts of interest when it is being injected by a spouse working as a Democratic contractor trying to defeat Trump, and she is forwarding her own research to his department and co-workers.”

Other information Ohr sent her husband include articles and academic research that Solomon says “would later surface as evidence of alleged collusion between Trump and Russia.”

This includes:

  • then-Russian ambassador to Washington Sergey Kislyak attended an April 2016 foreign policy speech by Trump. Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions eventually was forced to recuse himself from the Russia investigation as attorney general in part because he met Kislyak at that speech;
  • then-Trump campaign adviser Carter Page gave a July 2016 speech in Moscow. Nellie Ohr bolded a passage in the article noting Page’s company “continues to work with Russian investments” and included someone tied to the Russian energy giant GazProm.

The newest emails have Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) questioning the accuracy of Ohr’s October 2018 congressional testimony.

“If Ms. Ohr used her time at the opposition research firm to place information directly in the hands of investigators, it would be a severe conflict of interest,” Meadows told Solomon. “Contrary to Ms. Ohr’s congressional testimony, it appears that she funneled research gathered during her time at Fusion GPS directly to the DOJ. A draft of a criminal referral for giving false testimony to Congress is currently being reviewed.”

For the full report, click HERE.

AG Barr Assembled “Team” to Investigate Corrupt FBI Probe into Trump Campaign

Attorney General William Barr has assembled a “team” to investigate the inception of the FBI’s hoax probe into Trump-Russia collusion, according to an administration official who spoke with Fox News.

Yesterday during a congressional hearing, the attorney general said that he is “reviewing the conduct” of the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe and that the Inspector General’s investigation into FISA abuse allegations is nearing an end.

Barr was asked if the Justice Department was investigating how it used the salacious and unverified anti-Trump dossier as a “predicate” for a FISA order on a United States citizen.

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“The office of the inspector general has a pending investigation of the FISA process in the Russia investigation and I expect that that will be complete in probably may or June, I am told,” said Barr. “So hopefully we’ll have some answers from Inspector General [Michael] Horowitz on the issue of the FISA warrants.”

He continued, “I am reviewing the conduct of the investigation and trying to get my arms around all of the aspects of the counterintelligence investigation that was conducted during the summer of 2016.”

When asked if he would be investigating who leaked the existence of the FISA warrant against Trump campaign volunteer Carter Page, Barr replied, “I haven’t seen the referrals yet from Congressman Nunes, but obviously if there’s a predicate for an investigation it will be conducted.”

Barr “Reviewing Conduct” of FBI’s Russia Probe, Says IG FISA Abuse Probe Nearing End

Attorney General William Barr said today that he is “reviewing the conduct” of the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe and that the Inspector General’s investigation into FISA abuse allegations is nearing an end.

At today’s House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing, Barr was asked if the Justice Department was investigating how it used the salacious and unverified anti-Trump dossier as a “predicate” for a FISA order on a United States citizen.

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“The office of the inspector general has a pending investigation of the FISA process in the Russia investigation and I expect that that will be complete in probably may or June, I am told,” said Barr. “So hopefully we’ll have some answers from Inspector General [Michael] Horowitz on the issue of the FISA warrants.”

He continued, “I am reviewing the conduct of the investigation and trying to get my arms around all of the aspects of the counterintelligence investigation that was conducted during the summer of 2016.”

When asked if he would be investigating who leaked the existence of the FISA warrant against Trump campaign volunteer Carter Page, Barr replied, “I haven’t seen the referrals yet from Congressman Nunes, but obviously if there’s a predicate for an investigation it will be conducted.”

Fox News points out that Barr’s review could coincide with U.S. Attorney John Huber’s work:

Barr’s review could dovetail with the work U.S. Attorney John Huber has been doing. In 2017, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed Huber to review not only alleged surveillance abuses by the Justice Department and the FBI but also the handling of the probe into the Clinton Foundation and other matters.

But Republicans have expressed concern about Huber’s investigation, saying he’s made little progress and has not interviewed individuals they believed he should. Republicans, including President Trump, have only stepped up calls to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation with the completion of the Mueller investigation.

Nellie Ohr Transcripts Released: “I favored Hillary Clinton…”

Transcripts from Nellie Ohr’s congressional testimony reveal the former Fusion GPS researcher “favored” Hillary Clinton for president and would have been “less comfortable” doing opposition research against the former Secretary of State.

“I would probably have been less comfortable doing opposition research that would have gone against Hillary Clinton,” Ohr told Congress on October 19.

When asked by a Congressional aide why that was the case, Ohr responded, “Because I favored Hillary Clinton as a presidential candidate.”

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Ohr’s transcripts were released by House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) yesterday and also show how the wife of demoted DOJ official Bruce Ohr even researched Trump’s family members and their “travels.”

“I was asked to research Trump’s family broadly in connection with any—any Russian connections,” Ohr said, adding that she “did some research on all of them, but not in much depth.”

Specifically, Ohr said she researched Donald Trump Jr.’s and Ivanka Trump’s “travels.”

Ohr claimed the research was done “to see whether they were involved in dealings and transactions with people who had suspicious pasts, or suspicious types of dealings.”

Fox News reports:

Ohr also testified that she was asked to research members of the campaign including former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former campaign aide Carter Page and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Ohr noted that, in her research, she found that Page traveled to Moscow to speak at a university about “better relations” between Russia and the U.S.

With regard to the research on Flynn, Ohr said she was asked to look into “any relationships he might have with Russia.” Ohr said that through her research, it “became evident that he had a relationship with Turkey as well.”

Trump Plans Release of FISA Documents Used to Spy on his Campaign

President Trump is vowing to release the FISA documents used by the FBI to spy on his campaign.

In a wide-ranging interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, President Trump said he plans to declassify and release the documents and that his attorneys had previously advised him against releasing the documents because it could have been considered obstruction of justice.

“I do, I have plans to declassify and release. I have plans to absolutely release,” Trump said. “I have some very talented people working for me, lawyers, and they really didn’t want me to do it early on. … A lot of people wanted me to do it a long time ago. I’m glad I didn’t do it. We got a great result without having to do it, but we will. One of the reasons that my lawyers didn’t want me to do it, is they said, if I do it, they’ll call it a form of obstruction.”

“Frankly, thought it would be better if we held it to the end. But at the right time, we will be absolutely releasing,” he added.

Fox News reports:
Trump also accused FBI officials of committing “treason” — slamming former FBI Director James Comey as a “terrible guy,” former CIA Director John Brennan as potentially mentally ill, and Democrat House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff as a criminal.

Redacted versions of FISA documents already released have revealed that the FBI extensively relied on documents produced by Christopher Steele, an anti-Trump British ex-spy working for a firm funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee, to surveil Trump aide Carter Page. At least one senior DOJ official had apparent concerns Steele was unreliable, according to text messages exclusively obtained last week by Fox News.

Watch the President’s full interview with Sean Hannity below:



Ep. 937 This Isn’t Justice, It’s an Embarrassment

In this episode I address the latest revelations that the FBI may be in possession of damaging information indicating that the Trump team was innocent and that it was being framed. I discuss the abomination of “justice” that’s slowly being revealed in the Clinton probe versus the Trump probe. Finally, I address how media bias works and how false stories are spread around.

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