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Michael E. Horowitz draft of the results report is now with the Ministry of justice and the FBI for review; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge.
The justice Department inspector General told lawmakers on Friday his team is almost ready with its long-awaited review of the alleged monitoring of human rights violations by the DOJ and FBI during the Russian investigation, which is to say that you have submitted, the draft of the attorney General, and the “finalization” of the report before its release.
“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,” Michael Horowitz wrote in a Friday letter to several house and Senate committees. “This step is consistent with our process for reports such as this, the inclusion of classified information.”
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Attorney General Bill Barr has the draft of a report by Horowitz and begin the process of reviewing it, according to a source familiar with the situation. The inspector General said his team has reviewed “more than a million records and over 100 interviews led led, including some of the witnesses, which agreed recently to be interviewed.”
Horowitz and his investigators have found out how the famous, anti-Trump dossier, compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele was notorious for the backup of the original Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant of arrest against the former trump aide Carter-page, in October 2016, as well as for the three extensions. Horowitz, the team the question of why the FBI is worthy as Steele a credible source, and why to use the office seemed to reinforce messages to Steele’s credibility.
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In his letter on Friday, Horowitz stated that as soon as the Ministry of justice and the FBI to send back a highlighted document in relation to classified information, his team will “continue with our normal procedures for the preparation of the final draft public and classified reports and ensure that appropriate reviews occur, for accuracy and comment purposes.”
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.
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It also comes in the midst of other similar requests in connection with the 2016 election:
Attorney General Bill Barr John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, has been assigned to conduct an investigation of the alleged misconduct and the alleged abusive state surveillance on the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential elections.
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.