After quick fire posts, here’s a wrap on the DoJ watchdog report into the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation. Meanwhile, the impeachment hearing on Capitol Hill into Trump’s dealings with Ukraine is ongoing.
But Horowitz also found a total of 17 “basic and fundamental” errors and omissions in the original application
In particular, the report singled out an FBI lawyer who altered an email contained
In truth, Page served as an “operational contact” to another agency, which was not named in the report.
The FBI investigation, launched in the summer of 2016
Mueller’s 22-month special counsel investigation detailed a Russian campaign of hacking
Mueller documented numerous contacts between Trump campaign figures and Moscow but found insufficient evidence of a criminal conspiracy. He did not exonerate the president,
FBI Director Christopher Wray has today agreed with all of the inspector general’s findings. Attorney general Bill Barr says he has confidence in Wray.
FBI director Christopher Wray says he accepts the DoJ watchdog’s findings (essentially that the FBI was justified in investigating Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign
Attorney general Bill Barr says he has full confidence in Wray.