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All eyes on WH administration weighs fate of The memo
Kevin cork reports on the inspection process.
The White house reviewed a memo written by Democratic lawmakers on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in relation to the Russia-investigation to determine whether to make it public.
Last week, President Trump public a memo made written by the Republicans of the Committee, the detailed alleged surveillance abuses by the FBI and the justice Department in its probe into the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections. Trump has said justifies the memo “absolutely” him of any wrongdoing in the probe.
This memo completely trump justifies “the” in the probe. But the Russian-witch-hunt goes on and on. There was no collusion and it was not an obstacle, (the word now used, because after a year of searching endlessly and find NOTHING, the deal is dead). This is an American disgrace!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 3. February 2018
The House Intelligence Committee approved the publication of the rebuttal by Trump to decide five days, whether to declassify. Here’s what to look for, if he does.
California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the Committee, said he was careful that Trump could redactions in the document for “political purposes.”
However, Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, said that the memo contains information that he would not be made “uncomfortable” with unrecognizable by the White house.
‘Goiter’ FBI credibility
The original memo said ex-British spy Christopher Steele, the controversial dossier – a 35-page document compiled for the company, Fusion GPS was to spy on the catalyst for a monitor to justify to Outdo Carter Page, a former foreign consultants.
Rep. Swalwell: Democrat memo strengthens the credibility of the FBI
The monitoring warrant and not to mention renewals, that the dossier has been paid for, at least in part, by the Democratic National Committee and the campaign for Hillary Clinton, according to the memo, headed by President Devin Nunes, R-Calif.
But Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Fox News, the Democrats ” document “bake said,” the FBI’s credibility in the Russia probe. He said that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court was a “voluminous ” amount” of evidence to support a warrant to spy on page.
Oppose Nunes’ memo
Swalwell also said that the FISA court was aware of, “probably a political motivation” behind the dossier – a direct contradiction to what the Republicans’ memo in detail.
“The court has weighed, and still use the application” Swalwell granted said. “It was a tilt, but the evidence was so overwhelming, was granted the request anyway.”
Ship said his party memo “to help inform the public about the many distortions and inaccuracies in the majority memo.”
Further politicisation of the probe
The Democrats’ memo is largely documented as a refutation of the last week, the promotion of the partisan gap on the house Intelligence Committee.
The Committee unanimously approved the release of the Democrat ” rebuttal, but expect a serious examination of some Republicans. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., the memo said not exactly, for “a million different reasons,” Politico reported.
Review of FBI and DOJ
The Democrats’ memo was shared with the FBI and Department of justice – something that the Republicans did not do before the release of your document, the ship said, according to Politico.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @K_Schallhorn.