The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court issued a sharp rebuke of the FBI on Tuesday, accusing them of “so many basic and fundamental errors” in filing the surveillance application for former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
“The FBI’s handling of the Carter Page applications, as portrayed in the OIG report, was antithetical to the heightened duty of candor described above,” Rosemary Collyer, presiding judge with the FISC, wrote in an order to the FBI released by the court.
Collyer ordered the FBI to provide a sworn statement to the court by Jan. 10 detailing how they intend to overhaul their process making surveillance applications to ensure an abuse of this magnitude does not happen again.
The order has been issued in the wake of an explosive report from the Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). Inspector General Michael Horowitz detailed a comedy of errors from an FBI that has proven itself to be ridiculously incompetent or malicious in its attempts to pin Russian collusion on President Trump and his close associates.
Collyer said that the report has presented “troubling instances in which FBI personnel provided information to NSD [the National Security Division of the Justice Department] which was unsupported or contradicted by information in their possession.”
“The frequency with which representations made by FBI personnel turned out to be unsupported or contradicted by information in their possession, and with which they withheld information detrimental to their case, calls into question whether information contained in other FBI applications is reliable,” Collyer wrote.
“The FISC expects the government to provide complete and accurate information in every filing with the Court. Without it, the FISC cannot properly ensure that the government conducts electronic surveillance for foreign intelligence purposes only when there is a sufficient factual basis,” she added.
Former FBI Director James Comey has been forced to publicly eat crow following the release of the report as well.
“He’s right, I was wrong,” Comey said during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” to host Chris Wallace, referring to Page.
“I was overconfident in the procedures that the FBI and Justice had built over 20 years. I thought they were robust enough. It’s incredibly hard to get a FISA,” he added.
President Trump is already gloating over the fact that his enemies have egg on their faces with their corrupt dealings finally being acknowledged by the fake news media.
So now Comey’s admitting he was wrong. Wow, but he’s only doing so because he got caught red handed. He was actually caught a long time ago. So what are the consequences for his unlawful conduct. Could it be years in jail? Where are the apologies to me and others, Jim?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 15, 2019
As bad as the I.G. Report is for the FBI and others, and it is really bad, remember that I.G. Horowitz was appointed by Obama. There was tremendous bias and guilt exposed, so obvious, but Horowitz couldn’t get himself to say it. Big credibility loss. Obama knew everything!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 15, 2019
President Trump has much to gloat about these days with his poll numbers rising and impeachment hysteria failing to captivate the public. The deep state’s credibility has never been lower, as different tentacles of the intelligence community point fingers at each other.
Michigan Board of Canvassers Votes 3-0 to Certify Election Results Despite Countless Affidavits Detailing Massive Fraud
This is an outrage.
The Michigan board of canvassers decided by a 3-0 vote on Monday to certify the state’s election results, even as Democrats admit that the Detroit results are incongruent under state law.
The Democrats made the case during the hearing that abnormalities must be accepted in the city of Detroit, because to hold the city accountable would be racist and hurt democracy.
The entire embarrassing façade of a hearing, which is still underway as they certified the vote before public comment could be concluded, can be seen here:
Republican board member Aaron Van Langevelde was the Benedict Arnold who joined the Democrats to certify a dubious sham of an election, effectively pissing in the faces of the hundreds of whistleblowers who signed sworn affidavits detailing grotesque fraud in Detroit.
“We have a clear legal duty to certify the results of the election, as shown by the returns that were given to us,” Van Langevelde said. “We cannot and should not go beyond that. As John Adams once said, ‘We are a government of laws, not men.'”
“This board needs to adhere to that principle and do its part to uphold the rule of law here today. This board must uphold the law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election,” he added.
The other Republican on the board, Norm Shinkle, was too craven to take a principled stand against voter fraud, so he abstained like a coward.
“I do not plan on voting for certification. I believe Wayne County’s certification needs to be looked at,” Shinkle said prior to his weak capitulation.
Big League Politics has reported on the rigging that took place at Detroit’s absentee voter counting board on election night, with tens of thousands of ballots arriving at 3:30am with no chain of custody, no accountability, and no way of knowing where the ballots had been for several hours:
One day after the election, the results are still pending and will likely depend on the rust belt. President Donald Trump holds a strong lead in the state of Michigan, but the city of Detroit and their mail-in and absentee ballots have yet to be officially tallied.
In news that will likely cast further doubt on the election results, tens of thousands of absentee ballots arrived in large U.S. Postal Service boxes at the TCF Center in Detroit, Mich. on Wednesday morning at 3:30 am. The TCF Center, formerly Cobo Hall, is where the absentee ballots are counted for Wayne County, which is the home of Detroit.
Former Michigan state senator Patrick Colbeck wrote that the total number of ballots dumped on the counting board totaled 38,000…
Before the ballots showed up mysteriously at 3:30 am, no ballots had arrived at the TCF Center for over six hours, and many poll workers in the facility sat around with no work to do while getting paid hundreds of dollars by the state of Michigan.
According to Michigan election law, all of these mail-in and absentee ballots had to be submitted before 8pm on Tuesday night in order to be lawfully accepted and counted for the election. This means the city of Detroit potentially sat on these ballots for hours. The white van that arrived had the name of Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey emblazoned upon it as well as a logo and a phone number. Last month, Winfrey set the stage to drag out the process in an interview with ABC 7 News.
“We’re back in control, and we know that we will have nearly 10,000 poll workers that will be working with us to process ballots on election day, or election week is what we’re calling it now, because we know we’re going to be slow,” she said, adding that she was not going to let “outside influencers” get in the way of her election day schemes.
The rape of America is at hand, and it is the Republican elites who should bear the most substantial burden when the time comes for retribution.
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