Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

Breaking News: FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

The shady dealings of Donald Trump associate Carter Page with Russian officials set off significant enough alarm bells in the U.S. intelligence community that the FBI sought and was granted permission from a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge to monitor … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | C.I.A. Had Evidence of Russian Effort to Help Trump Earlier Than Believed

From the New York Times: By ERIC LICHTBLAU April 6, 2017 WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. told senior lawmakers in classified briefings last summer that it had information indicating that Russia was working to help elect Donald J. Trump president, a … Continue reading

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