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

    3 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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  • Lawmakers reject Trump claim that records confirm misconduct

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page “confirm with little doubt” that intelligence agencies misled the courts that approved the warrant. But lawmakers from both parties say the documents don't show wrongdoing. The documents have been at the...
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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

    3 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'

    3 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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  • Newly Released Documents Reveal Former Trump Aide Carter Page Was Recruited by Russia

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    The Trump administration on Saturday released a set of documents once deemed top secret relating to the wiretapping of a onetime adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
    The New York Times reported that the documents involving former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page were released to the Times and several other media organizations that had filed Freedom of Information Act lawsuits to obtain them. The FBI later posted the documents to its FOIA website online.
    The materials include an October 2016 application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to wiretap Page as well as...
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