Has Horowitz's report really confirmed Devin Nunes

"FISA Memo" - Version Difference

The [[Republican Party | Republicans]] and committee chairman [[Devin Nunes]] had the document drawn up and released on February 2, 2018 after the secrecy was lifted by [[President of the United States | President]] [[Donald Trump]] . On February 5, 2018, the committee voted to also publish the opinion of the [[Democratic Party (United States) | Democratic]] committee members, [https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/05/ us / politics / democratic-memo-adam-schiff-trump.html NY Times: `` Committee Votes to Release Democratic Rebuttal to GOP Russia Memo ''] which President Trump prevented by not giving clearance for the document. [https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/09/us/politics/trump -blocks-release-of-memo-rebutting-republican-claims.html Michael D. Shear and Nicholas Fandos: "Trump Blocks Release of Memo Rebutting Republican Claims"] New York Times, February 9, 2018 After revision in coordination with the [[FBI]], the paper was partially blacked out and released on February 24, 2018. [https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-24/public-release -of-democratic-rebuttal-memo-could-be-imminent "Democrats' Memo Released Countering GOP Account of Russia Probe"] Bloomberg on February 24, 2018
In December 2019, the statements of the memorandum were confirmed by the report of the special investigator [[Michael Horowitz]]. [https://theintercept.com/2019/12/12/the- inspector-generals-report-on-2016-fb-i-spying-reveals-a-scandal-of-historic-magnitude-not-only-for-the-fbi-but-also-the-us-media / Glenn Greenwald : '' The Inspector General's Report on 2016 FBI Spying Reveals a Scandal of Historic Magnitude: Not Only for the FBI but Also the US Media ''] '' The Intercept '' of December 12, 2019 As a result, two of the four issued [[Warrant (Legal) | Warrants]] have been invalidated by the Justice Department. [https: // edition .cnn.com / 2020/01/23 / politics / fisa-carter-page-warrants / index.html CNN: '' Two of four FISA warrants against Carter Page declared invalid '']
Republican Senator [[Lindsey Graham]] stated that there was nothing in the Nunes memo, which had been ongoing since May 2017 [[Special Investigation into the US 2016 election campaign | Investigation]] by the [[Special Counsel]] s [[Robert Mueller]] could weaken [https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2018/02/03/when-will-the-gop-muzzle-nunes/ Jennifer Rubin: "When will the GOP muzzle Nunes?"] Washington Post, February 3, 2018 .
On the other hand, the Republican Senator [[Paul Gosar]] saw an abuse of FISA as proven on the day of publication and immediately described [[James Comey]], [[Andrew McCabe]], [[Sally Yates]] and [[Rod Rosenstein]] as a “traitor” and demanded that she be brought to justice. [https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/02/nunes-memo-treason-paul-gosar-386089 Christiano Lima: '' GOP lawmaker calls for FBI, DOJ officials to face 'treason' charges ''] politico.com of February 2, 2018
The Democrats were relieved that the memo contained little new that could discredit Mueller's investigations against Trump. According to Senator [[Chris Murphy (Politician) | Chris Murphy]], the memo is "junk evidence" compiled by Republican officials on the Intelligence Committee to help Trump stall the investigation.
The constitutional lawyer [[Orin Kerr]] takes the view that Steele's political stance, the funding of the dossier and the FBI's failure to mention these circumstances are by no means sufficient to cast doubt on the legality of the wiretapping, but must be proven to what extent thereby actually compromising the credibility of the source [https://lawfareblog.com/dubious-legal-claim-behind-releasethememo Lawfareblog: '' The Dubious Legal Claim Behind #ReleaseTheMemo '']
[[File: Carter Page FISA warrant application.pdf | mini | The original application referred to in the FISA memo.]]
In July 2018, the motion to the FISA court referred to in the Nunes memo was published. In it, the FBI explicitly stated that the Steele dossier was created with the purpose of discrediting the election campaign of the #. The FBI went on to say that regardless of this, the author of the dossier, Steele, was known to the FBI as the supplier of reliable information and that it therefore considered the origin of the information in the Steele dossier to be credible. April Doss: [https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/07/the-fisa-fiascos-silver-lining/566207/ The FISA Fiasco's Silver Lining]. In: The Atlantic, July 27, 2018 Republicans responded that the notice was "only in a footnote". This was immediately contradicted: judges are used to reading footnotes, that the 'footnote' filled more than one page and was created in the same size and type of text as the rest of the application.
* [https://de.scribd.com/document/370599093/FISA-memo-Full-text FISA memo: Full text]
* http://docs.house.gov/meetings/ig/ig00/20180205/106838/hmtg-115-ig00-20180205-sd002.pdf Response from the Democrats (original PDF)