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DOJ IG Report: “We do not have confidence that the FBI” acted “in compliance with FBI policy” on FISA applications

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:00pm 3/31/2020 at 9:00pm
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Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowowitz released a report today on FBI practices in making Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) applications to the FISA court. If the entire country were not focused (understandably) on the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, this would dominating the news.

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DOJ and DEA Announce Arrests of Over 600 Alleged Mexican Cartel Members

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7:00pm 3/12/2020 at 7:00pm
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The Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration just announced the arrest of over 600 alleged Mexican Cartel members as part of an operation called “Project Python.”

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Trump administration sides with Asian American students in discrimination suit against Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:50pm 2/27/2020 at 8:50pm
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Harvard University discriminates against students of Asian ethnicity in admissions. That much is beyond doubt.

Harvard is far from alone. Study after study have shown that Asian students need to outperform other students, particularly other non-white minorities, on standardized tests and grades in order to obtain admission.

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Appeals Court upholds Trump withholding Justice Department grants from sanctuary cities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:49am 2/26/2020 at 11:49am
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Another day, another appeals court reversing a district court injunction which intefered with the legitimate constitutional and statutory powers of the president. We’ve covered this problem of such district court injunctions many times before.

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Dershowitz: “President Obama Personally Asked the FBI to Investigate Somebody on Behalf of George Soros”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/19/2020 at 12:00pm
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Despite former Attorney General Eric Holder referring to himself in that role as then-president Obama’s “wingman,” Democrats have been swooning for the nearest fainting couch over a few tweets from President Trump regarding the Roger Stone sentencing recommendation.  They claim to be outraged because Trump, they screech, is undermining...

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Justice Department Investigating if Comey Illegally Leaked Info on Russian Document

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:00pm 1/17/2020 at 2:00pm
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The Department of Justice has begun an investigation into whether then-FBI Director James Comey leaked classified information on a Russian document.

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DOJ and Betsy DeVos Criticize College Campuses for Acting Like ‘Mini Police States’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 11:00am 12/24/2019 at 11:00am
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Given everything we’ve seen in recent years, this is deserved criticism.

Campus Reform reports:

DeVos, DOJ slam campuses behaving as ‘mini police states’

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FISA Court Describes FBI’s Handling of Carter Page Warrant Applications as “antithetical to the heightened duty of candor”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 4:14pm 12/17/2019 at 4:14pm
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The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court lashed out at the FBI’s handling of the Carter Page warrant applications, demanding the bureau make changes by January 10.

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A Defiant Comey Defends FISA Process, Admits to His FBI’s ‘Real Sloppiness’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 7:00pm 12/15/2019 at 7:00pm
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Here at LI, we’ve covered disgraced former FBI director James Comey throughout President Trump’s candidacy and presidency.  His roles in the Russia hoax and the FBI’s deceptive manipulation of the FISA process are unconscionable.

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Ted Cruz Cites Three “of the most GLARING abuses of power by the DOJ & FBI” in Horowitz’s “chilling #FISAreport”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6:00pm 12/12/2019 at 6:00pm
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was on fire during Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that featured testimony by IG Michael Horowitz.  He called the report a “stunning indictment of the FBI and the Department of Justice, of a pattern of abusive power.”

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Horowitz: ‘I Think the Activities We Found Here Don’t Vindicate Anybody Who Touched’ the FISA Applications

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 5:00pm 12/11/2019 at 5:00pm
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Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz lashed out at the FBI during his testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

He released his report on the investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and FISA warrants on former Trump adviser Carter Page a few days ago.

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AG Barr Blasts FBI for Abusing the System in Russian Probe, the Press for Fanning ‘Largely Bogus Narrative’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 9:00am 12/11/2019 at 9:00am
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Attorney General William Barr sat down with NBC News a day after the release of IG Michael Horowitz’s report on the FISA warrants on Carter Page and the origins of the Russia probe.

Barr openly dismissed the findings in the report, mainly because it did not go deep enough, but also ripped...

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AG Barr: “FBI officials misled the FISA court, omitted critical exculpatory facts”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 5:00pm 12/9/2019 at 5:00pm
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The DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s ‘s report dropped earlier today, and U.S. Attorney for Connecticut John Durham is questioning some of the conclusions in the report.

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Horowitz v. Durham — Dispute Over Russiagate Conclusions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 2:29pm 12/9/2019 at 2:29pm
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U.S. Attorney for Connecticut John Durham, who is investigating the origins of the Russia-Trump collusion probe, disagreed with a few aspects of Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report released today.

“Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the Inspector General...

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DOJ IG: Russia Probe Lawful, But Found ‘Serious Performance Failures’ by the FBI

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/9/2019 at 1:30pm
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Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his report on the origins of the Russia investigation, which is likely to please both sides of the political spectrum.

The IG found justification to investigate the Russia investigation and did not find any “intentional misconduct or political bias.” However, the investigators discovered many...

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Lisa Page Whines to Daily Beast One Week Before DOJ IG Report Release

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/2/2019 at 12:00pm
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The Daily Beast sat down with Lisa Page, the former FBI lawyer and mistress of former FBI agent Peter Strzok, a week before the Department of Justice will release its inspector general report into FBI misconduct.

Page claimed she came forward now because President Donald Trump mocked her, but the sympathetic piece...

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Report: Former FBI Lawyer Under Investigation for Allegedly Altering Carter Page FISA Document in Russia Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 22, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/22/2019 at 5:00pm
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Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will release his report next month on the ways the FBI received warrants using the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) on Carter Page [featured image], who served as an aide for then-candidate Donald Trump.

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