In light of the revelations about FBI misbehavior in surveilling Trump campaign associates in 2016, it’s clear we ignored screaming red flags that told us government abuse was not only possible– but was happening.
Attorney General William Barr had harsh words after Inspector General Michael Horowitz issued his report on alleged government surveillance abuse. In the rush to obtain and maintain FISA surveillance of Trump campaign associates, FBI officials misled the FISA court, omitted critical exculpatory facts from their filings, and suppressed or ignored information negating the reliability of […]
Read the just-issued report by clicking the link below. https://www.justice.gov/storage/120919-examination.pdf
I look back at the track record of Inspector General Michael Horowitz to give a pre-analysis of what tomorrow’s report on alleged government surveillance abuse of the Trump campaign might show. I also include a guide of things to remember when you’re watching and reading news coverage of the report. Listen by clicking the arrow […]
The following is an excerpt from my article in The Hill. Republicans have been making predictions for months. They say the soon-to-be-released report from Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael Horowitz will be a blockbuster, calling out important former intelligence officials for shocking, bad-faith acts involving spying on political rivals. Democrats, on the other hand, have […]
The following is an announcement form the office of Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). It says there will be a December 11 hearing on the Inspector General’s report into alleged government surveillance abuses. Chairman Graham Announces Hearing on DOJ Inspector General’s Report on FISA Abuse Investigation DOJ Inspector General Horowitz to Testify Publicly on Dec. 11 […]