FALSE: it undercuts #NunesMemo on 2 main claims: whether the FISA application relied on news story for corroboration and whether DOJ told court about political origins of Steele’ dossier.
FALSE: In addition to what I wrote in #2 on the news article, top expert David Kris explains Nunes memo highly implausible on this issue:
FALSE: The opposite is true (see the excerpt in #2). Excerpted again here for ease of reference.
FALSE: more tangential than material under the law
+Why not say FBI 'intentionally' misled? Because lack evidence it was
On contrary, this is one of most misleading parts of #Grassleymemo and suggests bad faith on the part of its drafters.
Why? Excerpt from my article:
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