FBI Agent Peter Strzok was aware of a previous abuse of the FISA Court by the Department of Justice. That was just revealed in a text that he made to his mistress, Lisa Page. Mr. Strzok had seen the misrepresentation occur in a previous case before the court. It was so bad that the case was withdrawn. Peter Strzok was aware, then, that the court could be manipulated and had seen it more than once. What does this mean for the warrant for Carter Page? Let’s find out.
As Written and Reported By Chuck Ross for the Daily Caller:
One of Peter Strzok’s text messages shows the embattled FBI agent complaining about a case in which “material misrepresentations” were made to obtain a spy warrant in the FISA Court.
The exchange occurred on Oct. 16, 2015, well before Strzok was tapped to lead the investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential campaign. But it sheds some light on the FISA process, which is at the center of a partisan debate because of the FBI and Justice Department’s use of the unverified Steele dossier to obtain a FISA warrant to spy on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
In the text, which was sent to FBI lawyer Lisa Page, Strzok appears to be criticizing another government official who he claimed bungled an investigation.
The official, whose name is redacted, reopened an investigation, which lead to a discussion within the Justice Department’s Office of Intelligence about whether “material misrepresentations” were made in a FISA application.
The case was closed because of those material misrepresentations, Strzok suggested.
At the time he sent the text, Strzok was working on the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The following July, he was tapped to…..
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