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FBI Releases Top-Secret Wiretapping Request in Russia Probe

6 monthes ago   |   By Newser

Thought Carter Page was just a kooky dream you had? Not so: The FBI released Saturday a redacted version of its FISA warrant to wiretap the former Trump campaign advisor, the New York Times reports. "This application targets Carter Page," the document reads. "The FBI believes Page has been the...
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Documents Show FBI Believed Trump Campaign Aide Carter Page Had Been Recruited by Russians

Documents Show FBI Believed Trump Campaign Aide Carter Page Had Been Recruited by Russians

6 monthes ago   |   By Slate

The FBI released a cache of previously top-secret redacted documents Saturday night having to do with the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. The documents included a redacted version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court wiretap application as well as several renewals. “The F.B.I. believes Page has been the subject of targeted recruitment by the Russian government,” reads one document. The purpose of this recruitment was to “undermine and influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election in violation of U.S. criminal law.”
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Trump Administration Releases Classified Warrants For FBI Wiretap Of Carter Page

Trump Administration Releases Classified Warrants For FBI Wiretap Of Carter Page

6 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Republicans claim the 412 pages reveal FBI bias in favor of Hillary Clinton; Democrats say the documents are evidence of deep connections between Russia and the Trump campaign.
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Rubio pushes back on Trump's claims his campaign was spied on illegally: Investigators 'didn't do anything wrong'

Rubio pushes back on Trump's claims his campaign was spied on illegally: Investigators 'didn't do anything wrong'

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said newly released documents about the Department of Justice's surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page was justified, not illegal spying or proof of collusion with Russia.
Rubio's comments came hours after Trump tweeted the documents proved his campaign was "illegally spied upon".
Page dismissed the role he once listed as "informal adviser" to the Kremlin as "spin".
Sen. Marco Rubio said newly released documents that show how the Department of Justice got authorization to monitor former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page were...
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