Memo Describes Use of ‘Dirty,’ Dubious Steele Dossier for Warrants

(Jim Stinson – LifeZette) House Permanent Select Committee memorandum is released, says report’s bias was not disclosed but was used to get FISA warrants

Information on President Donald Trump contained in the so-called Steele dossier was biased and unverified, but that didn’t stop the FBI from using it in a special classified federal court to get surveillance warrants to spy on two American citizens in 2016.

A four-page summary memo released by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence indicates that an initial surveillance warrant on Trump campaign volunteer Carter Page, and four subsequent renewals, would never have been sought without the questionable dossier in hand. View article →