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'He was right, I was wrong': Former FBI director James Comey admits he was wrong to defend FBI's use of the FISA surveillance process

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Former FBI director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that he was wrong to defend the bureau's use of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act process when applying for a warrant to surveil Carter Page, a former foreign policy aide on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
His statements marked a reversal from last week, when he said a Justice Department inspector general's report on the origins of the Russia investigation exonerated the FBI of wrongdoing.
In fact, the report revealed that there were 17 "significant errors and omissions" in the FISA applications involving Page.
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Comey: ‘I was wrong' to rely on FISA process to monitor Carter Page

Comey: ‘I was wrong' to rely on FISA process to monitor Carter Page

One year ago   |   By New York Post

Former FBI Director James Comey admitted that he was “wrong” for being overconfident in his agency's use of a surveillance process to obtain warrants to monitor a former member of President Trump's 2016 campaign. The internal watchdog for the Justice Department, Michael Horowitz, testified last week about 17 “significant errors and omissions” in the FBI...
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Warnock and Ossoff are sworn into office, officially handing Democrats...

Warnock and Ossoff are sworn into office, officially handing Democrats control of the Senate for the first time since 2015

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READ: The full text of President Biden's inaugural address

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Summary List Placement President Joe Biden was formally sworn in to office at noon on January 20. Biden took office in a significantly pared-back ceremony with no crowds due to... Read more ...

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World leaders congratulate Biden after he's sworn in as the 46th president of the United States

Summary List Placement Leaders from across the globe congratulated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris after they were sworn into office at Wednesday's... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement The Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Biden's pick for US spy chief, Avril Haines, by a vote of 84 to 10. Biden nominated Haines to serve as the... Read more ...

China hits Trump officials with sanctions on their way out

China hits Trump officials with sanctions on their way out

WASHINGTON - China imposed sanctions on nearly 30 former Trump administration officials moments after they left office on Wednesday. In a statement released just minutes after... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement President Joe Biden, who was sworn into office on Wednesday as the 46th US president, will get to enjoy the perks that come with having the most... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement One of Amazon's top executives is offering to help President Joe Biden with his pledge to vaccinate 100 million Americans during his first 100 days in... Read more ...

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Biden was sworn in as president with a massive family heirloom Bible dating back to 1893

Summary List Placement When President Joe Biden took the oath of office on January 20, he was sworn in using a huge Bible that's been in his family since the Gilded Age. During... Read more ...