Apparently, the evidence gathered by the House Intelligence Committee and contained in the FISA Memo indicates there were activities related to FISA done by the FBI to influence the 2016 presidential election. In addition, it appears that the Trump campaign might have illegally been under surveillance and that a large number of Americans were “unmasked” as part of FISA warrant(s).
Plus, the FISA warrant(s) might have been issued based on the Trump Dossier, an apparent campaign smear document paid for by the Clinton campaign and the DNC for about $9 million. Money went to Perkins Coie (a law firm), then to Fusion GPS (an opposition research firm), then Christopher Steele (a former MI-6 Russian spy). Also, the Associate Deputy Attorney General, Bruce Ohr, did not report his meetings with Fusion GPS and Christopher Steele. Note that Bruce Ohr’s wife, Nellie Ohr, worked for Fusion GPS on the Trump Dossier. [more...]