LEAK=> FISA Memo Reveals Rod Rosenstein Approved Spy Warrant On Trump
Campaign Bit Player AFTER the Election
what is the second major “leak,” to come from the FISA abuse memo, a new
report reveals Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein signed off on
an application to extend surveillance of Trump campaign official
Rosenstein assumed office
on April 26th, 2017, approving the spy warrant merely three months after
Trump was inaugurated on January 20th, 2017.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved to extend surveillance
of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page shortly after assuming
office last spring, the New York Times reported, citing people familiar
with a secret Republican memo.
extension shows the Department of Justice, under President Donald Trump,
saw reason to believe that Page was acting as a Russian agent, the paper
reported on Sunday.
memo paints the investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the U.S.
presidential election as tainted from the start, the paper said.
Gateway Pundit reported,
Page sent a request to Rosenstein seeking the release of information used
to allegedly obtain a FISA warrant to monitor his communications.
a former investment banker, was a foreign
policy advisor to the Trump campaign.
week, the Daily
Beast reported former
FBI Director James Comey, bureau Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy
Attorney General Rod Rosenstein are officially named in the
“shocking” FISA abuse memo.
Daily Beast‘s report comes amid the Sessions Justice Department
calling on House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) to allow
the FBI to review the memo to ensure its release will not harm national
second leak is confirmation of what Republican lawmakers have been hinting
to the press for weeks; Justice Department officials were instrumental in
approving the surveillance of Trump campaign officials.
a recent appearance on CNN‘s
morning show “New Day” Friday, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) told host
Chris Cuomo that the “essence” of the “shocking,” FISA abuse memo
centers around whether or not the FBI and Justice Department provided
false information to the FISA court for the purpose of obtaining spy
Matt Gaetz (R-FL) hinted
this month that Rosenstein and demoted Justice
Department official Bruce Ohr are both implicated in the memo, having
asserted to Fox
Business News that the two officials will be
immediately fired after the “shocking” four-page document is made public.