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The former trump campaign consultant Carter page confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that he was not interviewed by the Department of Justice General inspector Michael Horowitz as part of its probe into potential monitoring human rights violations by intelligence officers, during the Russia-investigation.
Page told Fox News that he is frustrated that he can’t give an input in Horowitz’, because of its Central role in the probe. Page was being monitored by the FBI, after a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to ensure that was approved in October of 2016, and several times renewed.
Last month, Horowitz told lawmakers his team is almost ready with its long-awaited review of the alleged monitoring of human rights violations by the DOJ and FBI, saying it has submitted a draft of the Attorney General Bill Barr and the “finalization” of the report before its release.
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The inspector General said his team has “examined more than 1 million records, and conducted over 100 interviews, including some of the witnesses, which agreed recently to be interviewed to.”
But real clear investigations first reported that the site was not among the witnesses.
Single of the Trump adviser to Carter Page addresses the audience during a presentation in Moscow in 2016. (Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin)
“We have now begun the process of completion of our report by adding a draft of our factual findings of the Department and the FBI, for the classification determination and marking,” wrote Horowitz in a letter to several house and Senate committees. “This step is consistent with our process for reports such as this, the inclusion of classified information.”
The FISA warrant applications for the side, leaning heavily on the now discredited Steele-Dossiers on the trombone, and was financed by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Hillary Clinton campaign. The FBI formally documented, the apparent anti-Trump bias of the dossier-author, the British ex-spy Christopher Steele, shortly after the November 2016 presidential elections — despite the red flags that continued to show its unaudited dossier in the FISA applications, documents by Fox News, earlier this year.
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In the meantime, a key FBI players during the period, the former FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe, before the prospect of Federal charges, according to Horowitz accused him in a separate enquiry about statements he made during a Hillary Clinton-related investigation. In the review, it was found that McCabe “lacked candor” in interviews with investigators, but the former FBI officials denied wrongdoing.
Washington, DC, USA, lawyer Jessie Liu has recommended to move forward with the charges against McCabe, a CNN contribution, even though no indictment has been handed down.
Horowitz, the request is not the only ongoing review of the DOJ. Barr has also assigned John Durham, the assistant U.S. attorney from Connecticut, to conduct an investigation of the alleged misconduct and the alleged abusive state surveillance on the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential elections.
Fox News this week reported that, based on what he has established Durham is expanding its investigation of agents and resources, according to senior administration officials. The timeline has.from the beginning of the probe by the election and is now a post-election timeline through the spring of 2017, up to when Robert Muller was named special counsel for the investigation Committee of the Russian interference in the elections of 2016
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And the US Minister of justice John Huber was appointed by the former attorney General Jeff Sessions to critique not only of claims, monitoring of human rights violations by the justice Department and the FBI, but also the handling of the investigation of the Clinton Foundation and other matters.
Fox News’ Catherine Herridge, Bret Baier, Alex Pappas and Cyd Upson contributed to this report.