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Turner has complaints about the release of FISA documents
Democrats’ claims that the release of certain documents in connection with the Russian probe will reveal sources and methods are “ridiculous”, says the Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee, Mike Turner.
Intelligence services and the FBI have begun the process of releasing important documents in the office of Russia’s investigation-and the first points made were, to the public as soon as Friday, Federal law enforcement authorities told Fox News on Tuesday.
However, two congressional sources stressed that the lifting of the secrecy degree of review should not take long, in spite of concerns about the protection of sources and methods. The Congress sources said they feared that the “process” was used, in order to thwart the President, the order, and unnecessarily slow rolling the publication of data sets.
On Monday, President Trump, for the release of 21 pages with ordered a re-monitoring to guarantee the application against the former campaign aide to Carter page, and FBI reports on agent interviews (known as “302s”)-Ministry of justice official Bruce ear.
The official told Fox News that the cancellation of the security classification process for these documents has already begun. She said that the FBI and the office of the Director of National Intelligence, worked together on the project, with the possible involvement of other agencies. Finally, the officials said, the declassified product would be handed over to the White house.
But officials said it would likely take much longer, the other two sets of documents, the trump declassification is: all of the 302s in connection with warrant applications to monitor, page and text messages of five current and former FBI and justice Department officials involved in the Russia investigation.
The officials are former FBI Director, James Comey, former FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe, a former FBI officials Peter Strzok, former FBI lawyer, Lisa page and the ear.
Trump ordered published the news, without redaction, is likely to require additional time to declassify officials.
Fox News’ Catherine Herridge and Jake Gibson contributed to this report.