Justice Department watchdog says he's still investigating possible FBI leaks to Giuliani in 2016
Add it to the list of investigations involving America’s mayor.The Justice Department’s top watchdog confirmed Wednesday he’s still investigating whether FBI agents in New York illegally leaked information about Hillary Clinton to Rudy Giuliani before the 2016 election.Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about his review of the FBI’s investigation of possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign, Inspector General Michael Horowitz was asked by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., about an unrelated probe his office pursued about “leaks to Rudolph Giuliani and others” in 2016.“...
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Inspector General’s Report Says FBI Was ‘Justified’ In Launching Trump-Russia Probe
The highly anticipated Department of Justice Inspector General’s report found “serious performance failures” when the FBI investigated people linked to President Donald Trump‘s campaign. However, it concluded that the investigation was not politically biased and was justified based on the evidence obtained.Inspector General Michael Horowitz found “at least 17 significant errors or omissions” in the FBI’s applications to surveil ex-Trump adviser Carter Page. His findings have led him to open a new audit looking at how the FBI obtains authorizations from the secretive Foreign Intelligence Survei...
DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s Report Refutes Trump Conspiracy Theories On Russia Investigation
President Donald Trump is worried about the DOJ’s, Department of Justice, FBI Russia investigation report expected to be released next week.The document concludes that the FBI’s surveillance of Trump’s campaign aide was legal.Trump stated that Inspector General Michael Horowitz‘s report will include some “devastating findings.” Still, he is looking forward to U.S. Attorney John Durham‘s conclusions from a parallel investigation.Attorney General, and longtime Trump ally, William Barr hand-picked and assisted Durham in the broader Russia probe. Barr has told colleagues that he disagrees with Hor...