Rep. Jim Jordan: “I think FBI Peter Strzok dressed up the DNC FusionGPS Dossier and presented it to the FISA court as real intel to get warrant to spy on the Trump campaign”
This morning, Rep. Jim Jordan grilled FBI Director Christopher Wray on the suspected actions of an corrupt FBI agent found to have sent anti-Trump text messages to his mistress. The questioning is a must-watch and cringe-worthy moment in American history.
Here's what observers are saying about the interaction:
FBI Director Christopher Wray testified Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee but isn't saying much about the anti-Trump FBI agent who worked on both the Hillary Clinton email probe and the Russia investigation, whose anti-Trump text messages led him to be removed from Mueller's team.
From (Link: www.washingtontimes.com)
And Jordan’s question to Wray went like this: “Director, did Peter Strozk help produce and present the application to the FISA court to secure a warrant to spy on Americans associated with the Trump campaign?”
Wray was not “prepared” to discuss applications tied to the FISA court, of course. But Jordan kept up the pressure — and then gave his own conclusion.
“Let’s remember a couple of things about the dossier,” he said. “The Democratic National Committee and the Clinton campaign, which we now know were one and the same, paid the law firm who paid Fusion GPS who paid Christopher Steele who then paid Russians to put together a report that we call a dossier full of all kinds of fake news, National Enquirer garbage and it’s been reported that this dossier was all dressed up by the FBI, taken to the FISA court and presented as a legitimate intelligence document — that it became the basis for a warrant to spy on Americans.”
“The easiest way to clear it up is tell us what’s in that application and who took it there,” Jordan said.
Jordan finished with this: “Here’s what I think — I think Peter Strozk … Mr. Super Agent at the FBI, I think he’s the guy who took the application to the FISA court and if that happened, if this happened, if you have the FBI working with a campaign, the Democrats’ campaign, taking opposition research, dressing it all up and turning it into an intelligence document so they can take it to the FISA court so they can spy on the other campaign, if that happened, that is as wrong as it gets.”
DOJ official Bruce G. Ohr demoted amid investigation into his contacts with Fusion GPS.
Fox News is reporting a top official at the Justice Deptartment has been demoted amid probe of his contacts with Fusion GPS, the firm paid by Hillary Clinton& @DNC to compile the infamous "dossier" on Donald Trump. This news comes after an anti-Trump agent Peter Strzok, a high-ranking FBI official, was disciplined in July for sending anti-Trump texts to his mistress while playing a decisive role in last year’s investigation into Mrs. Clinton’s private server. Strzok was also involved in the Fusion GPS dossier.
From (Link: www.foxnews.com)
A senior Justice Department official was demoted this week amid an ongoing investigation into his contacts with the opposition research firm responsible for the anti-Trump “dossier,” the department confirmed to Fox News.
Until Wednesday morning, Bruce G. Ohr held two titles at DOJ: associate deputy attorney general, a post that placed him four doors down from his boss, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein; and director of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF), a program described by the department as “the centerpiece of the attorney general’s drug strategy.”
Ohr will retain his OCDETF title but has been stripped of his higher post and ousted from his office on the fourth floor of “Main Justice.”
Initially senior department officials could not provide the reason for Ohr’s demotion, but Fox News has learned that evidence collected by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), chaired by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., indicates that Ohr met during the 2016 campaign with Christopher Steele, the former British spy who authored the “dossier.”