Dec 9, 2019 ~ The DOJ Inspector General Report said the decision to start an investigation on the 2016 Trump campaign was legitimate. Attorney General Barr disagrees but what is clear is that once begun, it was kept secret from Trump and conducted dishonestly and was very biased against Trump.
Dec 9, 2019 ~ IG Report showed that the Steele Dossier was 'central and essential' to obtaining FISA warrants. Devin Nunes said this in a 2018 memo. Adam Schiff released a memo claiming otherwise which the MSM ran with as 'the truth'. IG Report showed Nunes was right, Schiff, who knew, lied.
Dec 9, 2019 ~ Byron York, 'It's Official: The Dossier Was Malarkey'. The document the FBI used to get FISA warrants on the Trump Admin 'never had even a shred of credibility. Steele had no first-hand knowledge of anything' It was Clinton paid opposition research. Hearsay from foreign sources.
Dec 9, 2019 ~ The IG Report listed 17 'inaccuracies and omissions' made by the FBI while obtaining the Carter Page FISA warrant. Not random errors because went 100% against Trump. Made Page look like an agent by disclosing contact with the Russians leaving out contact was on behalf of the CIA.
Dec 9, 2019 ~ The IG Report showed that the FISA application said a 2016 Yahoo article by Michael Isikoff corroborated the Steele dossier when it did not because Steele himself was Isikoff's source. The FBI falsely claimed that Steele was not a source for the story. Ohr connection also omitted
Dec 9, 2019 ~ Mollie Hemingway, 'IG Report Confirms Schiff FISA Memo Media Praised Was Riddled With Lies'. Shows point by point how the Nunes memo was true and the Schiff memo was false. Devastating piece that exposes how all the big names in the Fake News Media insisted the opposite was true.
Dec 9, 2019 ~ Mollie Hemingway, 'One of the most interesting things to come out of this report is that the FBI and the DOJ knew by January 2017 that the dossier was complete rubbish.' But used it to spy on the Trump administration anyway. 'This is the greatest scandal of this generation.'
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal, 'The culmination of this IG report is that the FBI played fast and loose with the FISA court, and violated policy and procedures six ways from Sunday.' 'it's really hard... to not believe that the FBI did have it in for Donald Trump.'
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Attorney General Barr, 'The FBI ignores it... withholds critical exculpatory information from the court... It also withholds from the court clear cut evidence that the dossier that they ultimately relied on to get the FISA warrant was a complete sham... that's hard to explain.'
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Jim Jordan, 'Didn't tell the Court the guy who wrote the dossier was desperate to stop Trump. Didn't tell the Court the guy who wrote the dossier was working for the Clinton campaign' 'The president was told he wasn't under investigation, when in fact they were investigating him'
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Chuck Grassley, 'there's a lot of constitutional rights that were compromised to get reasons from the court to spy on the Trump campaign. And if it could happen to Trump, it could happen to... anybody else in America.' 'Even after he became president, finding ways to get him' out
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Dan Bongino, 'The FBI knowingly lying and manipulating about Carter Page pretending he wasn't an asset for the CIA, but an asset for the Russians.' 'they manipulate the email. Carter Page was a CIA asset. Let's insert the word "not" in there. Carter Page was not a CIA asset.'
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Washington Post goes point by point through Nunes and Schiff memos and admits Schiff lied about everything. Schiff said 'FBI and DOJ officials did not abuse the FISA process, omit material information' Also said they used multiple sources and relied on dossier narrowly. All false
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Carter Page WSJ article, 'FBI Spying Ruined My Good Name' 'From the day news of the investigation broke, I have faced threats to my life and have been forced to live like a fugitive.' The FBI doctored FISA evidence to allow them to use Page as a pretext to spy on the Trump admin.
Dec 10, 2019 ~ Details on the evidence doctoring to secure the FISA warrant against Page. The exculpatory evidence showed Page's work for the CIA explained his Russian contacts. FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith allegedly falsely inserted the words 'Not a source' to negate that and secure the warrant
Dec 12, 2019 ~ Glenn Greenwald article 'The Inspector General's Report on 2016 FBI Spying Reveals a Scandal of Historic Magnitude: Not Only for the FBI but Also the U.S. Media'. Very comprehensive analysis of all of the deceit used to spy on the Trump Admin and the media's dutiful enabling.
Dec 12, 2019 ~ Glenn Greenwald 'the FBI's gross abuse of its power, its serial deceit, is so grave and manifest that it requires little effort to demonstrate it.' 'so much of what the U.S. media has authoritatively claimed about all of these matters for more than two years is completely false.'
Dec 12, 2019 ~ Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept 'Any of the national security journalists & security state cable stars who spent 3 years falsely smearing Carter Page as a criminal & Kremlin agent - all based on doctored FBI submissions to a court - feel like apologizing to him?'
Dec 12, 2019 ~ Molly Hemmingway of The Federalist, 'It's not just that these "journalists" were blatantly lying. It's how smug they are while lying and how much they mock those who pushed back on their false and republic-threatening propaganda. STUNNING to watch. There must be accountability.'
Dec 14, 2019 ~ Tucker Carlson, 'The Media Has Some Apologizing to Do After the IG Report' Goes through source after source showing how the IG Report shows that the MSM misled the American people for years on the Russia Hoax. Fake story after fake story but no apologies for getting it wrong.
Dec 14, 2019 ~ Jonathan Turley, 'An apology to Carter Page' 'Someone needs to apologize to Page.' 'soon after the investigation was opened, it became clear that Page had been wrongly accused and was, in fact, working for the CIA, not the Russians.' However, 'his guilt had to be indisputable.'
Dec 14, 2019 ~ Jonathan Turley, 'An apology to Carter Page' 'Page himself later said he was working with the CIA, yet the media not only dismissed his claim but was very openly dismissive while portraying him as a bumbling fool.' Page was called 'A LITERAL ACTUAL RUSSIAN INTELLIGENCE ASSET'
Dec 14, 2019 ~ Jonathan Turley, 'An apology to Carter Page' 'the Steele dossier, which was actually funded by the Clinton campaign and the DNC. The Clinton campaign denied repeatedly that it funded the dossier but finally admitted doing so after being confronted by media with new information.'
Dec 14, 2019 ~ Jonathan Turley, 'Clinesmith allegedly changed the CIA response to describe Page as not working for it. He is now being criminally referred by Horowitz for falsifying that information.' After Trump won the election, 'vive le resistance' on posted on Clinesmith's social media.
Dec 14, 2019 ~ Jonathan Turley, 'An apology to Carter Page' 'Democratic members of Congress and a wide array of media outlets have long told the public that the dossier was just one part of the FISA application. That is false.' IG 'states the dossier played the "central and essential role"'
Dec 17, 2019 ~ Flashback, Jerry Nadler said 'Carter Page was, more likely than not, an agent of a foreign power.' 'The Russian government waged a massive campaign to discredit our election. Carter Page appears to have played a role in that effort.' Said no evidence Steele dossier is false.
Dec 17, 2019 ~ Eric Wemple, 'Horowitz report confirms John Solomon's scoop on FBI 'spreadsheet' regarding Steele dossier' Like Nunes, Solomon was widely ridiculed. Yet, the FBI dossier spreadsheet showed 'the vast majority of Steele's claims were deemed to be wrong or could not be corroborated'
Dec 19, 2019 ~ Horowitz says spying on the Trump admin was 'illegal surveillance' due to obtaining the FISA with doctored evidence. Lindsey Graham 'If you don't have a legal foundation to surveil somebody and you keep doing it, is that bad?' Horowitz, 'Absolutely, it's illegal surveillance.'
Dec 26, 2019 ~ WP Eric Wemple blasts Rachel Maddow's non-stop fake news coverage of the Steele Dossier. Her 'fans surely came away from her broadcasts thinking the dossier was a serious piece of investigative research, not the flimflam, quick-twitch game of telephone' 'misleading and dishonest'