sources and subsources that Steele would have relied upon?
Mr. Comey. Yes.
Mr. Comey. I don't remember, and I think I don't remember
because the work was not finished before I left.
IN OTHER WORDS, NO
Mr. Gowdy. Pardon me?
Mr. Comey. What's the question again?
not the Bureau made any effort -- oh, I think what I asked is
whether or not you had an idea the scope, the breadth, of the
number of sources or subsources Steele relied upon.
a variety of sources and subsources, but I don't have a sense
of the scope.
to identify every source and subsource Steele relied upon?
Mr. Comey. I don't know one way or another.
here, other than I'm going to ask you whether hearsay is
ordinarily admissible in court or not.
Mr. Comey. Is this a quiz? (FUCK YOU COMEY)
it, I wouldn't have asked you. I know you know the answer.
Mr. Comey. It depends upon whether it fits within one of
the exceptions to the hearsay rule.
get to the exceptions. The general rule, is hearsay admissible
or not admissible?
admissible unless it falls within one of the exceptions to the
of argument that there's no exception unless you can identify
one. What is the definition of -- well, is it an out-of-court
statement offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted?
to talk about the questions and decisions made and not made in
connection with the investigation of Russia and Clinton's
Mr. Gowdy. Yes.
get to the point instead of asking ridiculous questions about
the definition --
Mr. Gowdy. The fact that you think it's ridiculous is of
no consequence to me whatsoever, Mr. Kelley.
Mr. Gowdy. It's not. And I've asked almost every other
witness, none of whom had an attorney that didn't understand the
relevance of that question. So that's between you and
the ability to rely upon information that cannot be
cross-examined. And if you can't see that, then y'all can discuss that on the next break, but I'm going to go back into it, and for now, it will be
a FISA application on October 21st, 2016, relating to Carter
Mr. Comey. I don't recall the date. I do remember signing
such a FISA in October.
application before you signed it?
Mr. Comey. Yes.
would have been titled -- or was titled "verified application"?
Mr. Comey. No, I don't recall that.
are verified applications?
Mr. Comey. I don't know. I don't -- sitting here today,
I can't remember the word "verified."
signed on October 21st of 2016, aver in terms of probable cause
for a warrant on Carter Page?
that this would not deal with anything law enforcement sensitive
or classified information.
Mr. Ratcliffe. Who told you that?
much as a representation made before a United States district
that environment to ask that question.
certified, or verified, allege that there was probable cause to
believe that Carter Page was working for or with the Russian
recollection is it was -- it was submitted to the court as part
of an application where the DOJ alleged he was an agent of a foreign power, namely, the Russian Federation, but I can't remember what it said about probable cause.
probable cause to believe that he was in a position to influence
the Trump campaign or Trump campaign officials?
Mr. Comey. I don't remember that.
Mr. Comey. Yes. I remember reading it for the purpose of
signing the certification that the FBI Director has to sign.