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FISA court orders US govt. submit a plan to correct FBI FISA abuses uncovered in Horowitz investigation

FISA court orders US govt. submit a plan to correct FBI FISA abuses uncovered in Horowitz investigation

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The secret federal court that approved the warrants to conduct covert surveillance of former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page has ordered that it be provided a report detailing how the Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI) plans to ensure that the missteps detailed in Justice Department Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz’s review are never repeated. The letter issued Tuesday by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), signed by Presiding Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, opens by citing the Office of Inspector General (OIG) report’s findings that the FBI both “provided false information” and “withheld material information” in its efforts to secure warrants to surveil Page: “IN RE ACCURACY CONCERNS REGARDING FBI MATTERS SUBMITTED TO THE FISC “This order responds to reports that personnel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) provided false information to the National Security Division (NSD) of the Department of Justice, and withheld material information from NSD…
Source: FISA court orders US govt. submit a plan to correct FBI FISA abuses uncovered in Horowitz investigation

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