DOJ Relents, Provides House Intel With Crucial Russia Probe Document! Representative Devin Nunes finally has gotten through to the DOJ and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has received the minimally redacted copy that they demanded. It took threats of impeachment and contempt of Congress to finally get some action. Now maybe the committee can do the oversight that is their job description. We the people also deserve a look at what has been withheld from public scrutiny. This will now let us see how the Department of Justice and the FBI approached the FISA Court. What was the basis for the investigation and was the process abused? Now we find out?
As Written and Reported By Chuck Ross for the Daily Caller:
Facing threats of legal action, the Justice Department on Wednesday provided the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence with a two-page document showing the FBI’s basis for opening the Russia counterintelligence investigation during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The agency provided the document, known as an Electronic Communication, or EC, after California Rep. Devin Nunes and South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy met with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Nunes sent a letter to Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray April 4, demanding an un-redacted copy of the EC, as well as access to applications for surveillance warrants against President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser, Carter Page. Nunes set April 11 as the deadline for the document production.
In an interview on Tuesday, Nunes threatened to potentially impeach Rosenstein and Wray if they refused to turn over the EC.
Rosenstein seemingly relented, providing a minimally redacted copy of the EC to Nunes and Gowdy. The two-page document contains some redactions to protect the name of a foreign country and a foreign agent, a Justice Department…….
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