Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), head of the Judiciary Committee, is asking for a complete list of Obama officials who tried to unmask names of Trump-related officials between the Nov. 8, 2016 election and the end of January 2017. On May 13, the Director of National Intelligence, currently led by acting head Richard Grenell, released the […]
Amid the revelations about dozens of Obama administration requests to "unmask" Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn's conversations that were "incidentally" picked up by surveillance of other figures, just prior to multiple leaks about Flynn to the press, two Republican senators are asking for more information. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin), who heads the Homeland Security Committee; and […]
The following is an excerpt of my article at JustTheNews.com. Amid scandal and abuse, reforming the FISA surveillance system will not be easy. But without systemic reform, the secret court at the heart of the government’s surveillance authority may not even survive. “I don’t even give [the secret FISA Court] a 50-50 chance” of survival […]
In an exclusive interview with Pierre Thomas of ABC News, Attorney General William Barr said he will not be "bullied" by President Trump or anyone else. Barr also indicated that the president's commentary, often delivered via Twitter, makes it "impossible" for Barr to do his job. To have public statements and tweets made about the […]
The following is an announcement from the office of Sen. Ron Johnson Johnson Follows Up on Unanswered Questions from Reporter’s Lawsuit Regarding Obama Administration’s DOJ Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson refiled lawsuit Wednesday after CBS confirmed that her devices had been “accessed and compromised” in 2013 WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate […]
There's a new report from the New York Times that U.S Attorney John Durham is seeking to obtain emails and other communications belonging to ex-CIA Director John Brennan as part of the criminal investigation into the intelligence community's actions in the Trump-Russia probe. A caution: The New York Times cites anonymous sources (and has proven […]
U.S. Attorney General William Barr continues to give provocative new details about the investigation being conducted by U.S. Attorney John Durham regarding the intelligence community's behavior in the Trump-Russia probe. In an interview on Fox News Wednesday, Barr said that Durham's criminal probe is not confined to looking at federal agencies: he's also looking at […]
After the release of Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on the FBI's conduct in investigating officials connected to the Trump campaign, Attorney General William Barr went on the record with new information about his own ongoing probe.