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Subject: OT: And the wing nut argument... ...falls apart.
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From: Alan Baker <alangbaker@telus.net>
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Subject: OT: And the wing nut argument... ...falls apart.
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 11:24:03 -0800
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....that the FBI didn't tell the FISA court about the origin of the 

'Republican leaders are acknowledging that the FBI disclosed the 
political origins of a private dossier the bureau cited in an 
application to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, 
undermining a controversial GOP memo released Friday and fueling 
Democratic demands to declassify more information about the bureau’s 


'Democrats pounced on public comments over the past day by House 
Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and intelligence 
committee member Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), arguing that the GOP memo's 
failure to mention a key footnote in the FBI application shows how the 
party has cherry-picked classified facts to protect President Donald Trump.'

'The memo released Friday by the Republican-led House Intelligence 
Committee excoriated FBI leaders for what it described as a crucial 
omission in that application: The fact that the dossier, compiled by 
former British spy Christopher Steele — was financed by the campaign of 
Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee.

“Neither the initial application in October 2016, nor any of the 
renewals, disclose or reference the role of the DNC, Clinton campaign, 
or any party/campaign in funding Steele's efforts, even though the 
political origins of the Steele dossier were then known to senior and 
FBI officials,” the memo alleged.

But in an appearance on "Fox & Friends," Nunes was asked about reports 
over the weekend that the FBI application did refer to a political 
entity connected to the dossier. It is unclear precisely what language 
the application might have used.

Nunes conceded that a "footnote" to that effect was included in the 
application, while faulting the bureau for failing to provide more 

What's really weird is that all you wing nuts hang on every word that 
they broadcast on Fox News...

....but somehow missed this.