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AZProgressive's Journal
AZProgressive's Journal
July 22, 2018

FBI releases Carter Page surveillance warrant documents

CNN)The FBI on Saturday released a redacted version of its previously classified foreign surveillance warrant application on Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page, which has been the subject of a heated partisan debate over the FBI's tactics investigating members of the Trump campaign.

The FBI released the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant application after news organizations and advocacy groups like Judicial Watch sued for its disclosure.
The warrant, which was approved for Page in 2016, allowed the FBI to conduct surveillance on Page. It's been one of the key moves that Republicans have charged is evidence of a pattern of abuse by the Justice Department and the FBI targeting the Trump campaign.

The release itself is significant as it marks the first public disclosure of a highly sensitive FISA request. Information included in the request had been largely reported through two declassified memos released separately by Republicans and Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, but Saturday's disclosure puts the FBI's own argument in black and white for the first time.

The more than 400-page document released Saturday, which includes the initial October 2016 FISA warrant on Page and three subsequent renewals, is heavily redacted.
It states that the FBI "believes Page has been the subject of targeted recruitment by the Russian government."



July 19, 2018

I'm voting for Deedra Abboud

I voted for Synema over the Bill Clinton and Obama endorsed candidate in a primary for her first congressional race and I won't make that mistake again. She has moved too far to the right after winning an election and too far to the right(voting record) for this district which Clinton won by +16.

Abboud says enough is there to impeach Trump and that is good enough for me. With stuff like this https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/18/trump-russia-browder-mcfaul-questioning-731616 we need to move faster sooner or later so I'm all for those ready for impeachment for the emoluments clause at the very least.

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