Secret surveillance court puts pressure on DOJ over Carter page guarantee records

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The head of the top-secret surveillance court, in an unusual letter to GOP lawmakers, seemed to be the pressure on the judiciary to examine the Ministry, the release of documents in connection with the 2016 monitoring warrant issued against a trump campaign aide.

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) in response to requests from the House Intelligence and House Judiciary committees for the transcripts of hearings and other documents in connection with the applications Trump aide Carter page spy.

Republicans claim that the Obama FBI relied heavily on the unverified anti-Trump dossier in your application and not sufficiently open to the document of the Democratic means.

But in two letters from the court Thursday, judge Rosemary M. Collyer clear Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and his House Judiciary Committee counterpart Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. — that the information would be better obtained from the Ministry of justice.

“While this analysis is in progress, you can note that the Department of Justice has (or can easily get) the same responsive information, the court will, because of the separation of powers considerations, better placed than the court to respond quickly,” Collyer Nunes wrote.

Collyer added that the court has no objection to the Executive that all such information to the Congress. You noted in your other writing, made by Goodlatte, as a request to the Ministry of justice and the FBI.


Have dossier info come from Clinton ally Sidney Blumenthal?

What records are available and whether they will be implemented remains to be seen.

According to Nunes, specifically transcripts not sought advised Collyer that the court will usually make a “systematic survey” of questions and answers in these sessions. But your letter indicated that the FBI and DOJ may have other “responsive materials.”

She said to increase the requirements is novel and important questions”.”

The DOJ did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News. A spokesman for the House Intelligence Committee, declined to comment on the letters.

The Carter-page arrest warrant has been issued, only a few weeks before the election in 2016, and a memo released Intelligence Committee Republicans this month shows that the allegations contained in the trump card-the dossier as the basis for the warranty.

The dossier, written by former British spy Christopher Steele, to come while working for the Fusion of GPS, has under control, not only for its salacious allegations, but its financing by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign.


Democrats, Nunes memo described as misleading.

The transcripts of application hearings, was able to show the extent to which the FBI and the justice Department relied on the dossier in its application and the extent to which they are given more Democratic ties.

“The Committee found that the FBI and DOJ, not the specific political actors reveals the payment for unsubstantiated information that formed a substantial part of the FISA application, would be misleading the FISC brought about the dissemination of this information, and do not correct these errors, the following extensions,” Nunes wrote in his letter to the court earlier this month.

The court granted the original surveillance warrant on Oct. 21, 2016, and then for three consecutive renewals.

Democrats on the intelligence committee are looking to create your own memo — has been blocked so far by the White house, amid claims that there are details that would harm national security.

Fox News’ Catherine Herridge and Shannon contributed Bream to this report.

Adam Shaw is a political Reporter and occasional opinion writer for He can be reached here or on Twitter: @AdamShawNY.

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