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Barr Ensures Misuse of FISA Applications Won’t Happen Again

Following the misuse of FISA warrants in the 2016 election which allowed the FBI to spy on Americans, Attorney General Bill Barr has issued a series of reforms to ensure the process for obtaining FISA warrants which target elected officials and campaigns has the proper oversight. Barr said, “What happened to the Trump presidential campaign and his subsequent Administration after the President was duly elected by the American people must never happen again.”

Since 2016, what has been called the Russia hoax, and the Mueller investigation have dominated the news cycle. All of this happened when President Obama’s FBI and DOJ opened an investigation into the Trump campaigns potential link with Russia. Since the Mueller probe found no collusion, AG Bill Barr has been conducting an internal review into the FBI of what exactly happened, how it happened, and ensuring misuse of power is revealed and brought to justice. The result has been an indictment of former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith.  Clinesmith plead guilty to altering an email which allowed him to obtain a FISA warrant for continued surveillance of Carter Page. 

But now, Barr is putting up guardrails for the FBI to not be able to do this again. This is the latest development in his probe into Crossfire Hurricane. In a statement, Barr said “FISA is a critical tool to ensuring the safety and security of Americans, particularly when it comes to fighting terrorism.  However, the American people must have confidence that the United States Government will exercise its surveillance authorities in a manner that protects the civil liberties of Americans, avoids interference in the political process, and complies with the Constitution and laws of the United States.”

Barr has been working with FBI Director Christopher Wray. Since Wray received the Inspector General’s Crossfire Hurricane report, he has “ordered more than 40 corrective actions, including foundational FISA reforms, many of which went beyond those recommend by the Inspector General.” Wray said that what was found in the IG’s report “was unacceptable and unrepresentative of the FBI as an organization.”

The first memorandum, entitled Augmenting the Internal Compliance Fuctions of the Federal Bureau of Investigation deals with the internal compliance program, and establishes the Office of Internal Auditing, and will require “the development of compliance and oversight mechanisms, training, and internal controls to ensure the FBI’s compliance with applicable statutes, policies, procedures, and court orders that govern the FBI’s national security activities.” Most importantly, it will establish routine audits of the FBI’s use of FISA warrants. 

The second memorandum, entitled Supplemental Reforms to Enhance Compliance, Oversight, and Accountability with Respect to Certain Foreign Intelligence Activities of the Federal Bureau of Investigation builds off of other reforms implemented by Wray, and “are designed to ensure the accuracy and completeness of FISA applications targeting U.S. person.”

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ItsJo September 2, 2020 at 1:34 am

With all due respect to A.G. Barr, those of us who Have BEEN PAYING ATTENTION ALREADY KNEW MUCH OF WHAT HE IS DIVULDING…..WE DON’T NEED A “RERUN, BUT RATHER, WE NEED TO KNOW THAT A.G. BARR “IS THE MAN DESCRIBED TO US, AS “HONEST, WITH INTEGRITY”…
AS SUCH, WE AWAIT NOT HIS WARMED OVER STATEMENTS, BUT HIS HANDING OUT INDICTMENTS TO THOSE WHO ARE/WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT HE WRITES NOW.

THERE HAS BEEN AMPLE TIME, EVEN WITH INFO FROM PAST INVESTIGATIONS(MUELLER’S THAT TOOK OVER TWO YEARS AND $40MILLION TAX DOLLARS) THE IG REPORTS, AND THE MANY DOCUMENTS THAT SURELY HAVE BEEN AVAILABLE TO A.G. BARR AND THE FBI, WHO “SLOW WALKED ALL THE DOCUMENTS TO THE VARIOUS COMMITTEES FOR OVER TWO YEARS, AND IT TOOK RIC GRENELL “THREE TO FOUR WEEKS TO GET THE PAPERS THAT DIR. WRAY OF THE FBI, WOULD NOT GIVE OVER TO THOSE COMMITTEES.

SO AGAIN, WITH ALL DUE RESPECT, SHOULDN’T A.G. BARR BE LOOKING INTO THOSE WHO ARE PAYING FOR THE “BLM THUGS/ANTIFA/ANARCHISTS, ALONG WITH THE “BOGUS MAIL IN BALLOTS SCHEMES TO “TRY TO STEAL ANOTHER ELECTION???” I’D SAY YES AND THAT HE NEEDS TO GET OFF HIS DUFF AND ‘BRING THIS WHOLE THING TO FRUITION W/ATTORNEY DURHAM, BEFORE THIS ELECTION.” BUT HEARING HIM SAY THAT ‘HE DOES NOT WANT TO BE POLITICAL….’I’D ASK: “DO YOU THINK WHAT OBAMA/BRENNAN/HILLARY ETAL. DID, WAS “NOT POLITICAL” RIGHT UP TO BEFORE TRUMP WA SWORN IN AS POTUS?”

GET A CLUE BARR, THE AMERICAN PEOPLE DESERVE TO SEE THIS CRIMINALS HELD TO ACCOUNT, JUST AS ANYONE OF US WOULD BE….OR, DO “YOU ALSO BELEIVE IN TWO SETS OF LAWS…ONE FOR US, AND ONE FOR OBAMA/BIDEN/HILLARY/COMEY ETAL. ELITISTS-
POLITICAL PLAYERS WHO ABIDE BY THEIR OWN LAW AND ORDER?”

IF THEY STEAL THIS ELECTION FROM POTUS TRUMP-WITH THE MAIL IN SCHEMES OF BALLOTS/VOTE HARVESTING USING OUR USPS….”THEN THE COLLAPSE OF AMERICA IS ON YOU SIR, AND ATTORNEY DURHAM, FOR NOT EXPOSING THE CRIMINALITY OF THOSE WHO THOUGHT THEY “WERE ABOVE THE LAW”…….THAT WILL BE SOME HISTORY FOR YOU & YOUR ATT. DURHAM!!!!

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ItsJo September 2, 2020 at 1:47 am

BTW, A.G. BARR, IN CASE YOU MAY ‘NOT KNOW IT, ALL THE RIOTING(JUST LIKE THE “ILLEGAL ALIEN INVASION OF AMERICA FROM SO. AMERICA) AND THE CHAOS BEING THROWN AT OUR REPUBLIC AND OUR CITIZENS IS “BEING PAID FOR BY GEORGE SOROS, STEYER OF CA. ALL HIS BILLIONAIRE BUDDIES….SO YOU MAY WANT TO LOOK INTO SOROS…WHO ALSO IS INVOLVED W/ WUXI PHARMA TECH, IN WUHAN-WHERE THE CCP VIRUS CAME FROM.

SOROS HAS TRIED FOR YEARS TO BRING DOWN AMERICA-USING HIS “PUPPET OBAMA TO THAT END.” YOU MAY WANT TO LOOK UP THIS INFO TO VERIFY IT ALSO:

‘SOROS AT THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM IN DAVOS, SWITZERLAND IN ‘2017’ VOWED TO TAKE DOWN PRESIDENT TRUMP IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE.- ONE OF HIS IDEAS MENTIONED INCLUDED:

“CRASHING THE U.S. ECONOMY ‘BEFORE THE 2020 ELECTION”

(knowing This, was POTUS Trump’s #1 Accomplishment) with the Virus, and the Rioting, I’d Say that Soros has done a good job at his evil intentions…wouldn’t YOU, A.G. BARR??

NOW, PERHAPS YOU WILL LOOK INTO THIS EVEN THOUGH YOU THINK IT’S TOO POLITICAL? CERTAINLY I DO, AND MANY OTHER AMERICANS FEEL LIKEWISE!!!

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