The US House Intelligence Committee has released, with Presidential authorization, the memo detailing alleged abuse of government surveillance powers by the FBI and DOJ.  Direct links to the memo are available here and here.  (The second link at is currently slow, probably due to traffic.)

My analysis of this short document is that the FBI did in fact withhold source information from the FISA court about the Steele Dossier and about data from Fusion GPS, despite having this source information at the time of the initial FISA application and subsequent required renewals.  These sources (primarily Christopher Steele and Nellie Ohr) have obvious biases and conflicts of interest that would taint any evidence provided to the FISA court.  Multiple levels of FBI and DOJ administrators knew of these problems, but signed off on the surveillance requests anyway.

I am neither a lawyer nor a national security specialist, but I see no reason this document was ever classified, except to protect the names of DOJ and FBI administrators who signed off on the FISA requests, especially since the contents of the dossier and other Fusion GPS data was leaked to the press some time ago.



The United States Postal Service violated the Hatch Act to support Hillary Clinton’s campaign.  The illegal practice of pressuring managers to release employees to campaign for Hillary wasn’t really a new practice, the investigation found.  They’ve been pressuring managers since 1990 in support of Democrat candidates.

Postmaster General Megan Brennan has promised to end the practice, but the postal service will take no action against high-level administrators or any other staff.

Read more here.



Former Director Comey has given testimony repeatedly that the FBI has followed all rules and laws regarding FISA and other restrictions on using surveillance data on US citizens.  But recently published declassified memos show that this is NOT true.  In fact, the FBI, working with the NSA, accessed, reviewed, used and shared data on private citizens contrary to the law.  You can read more details, and view the declassified memos, here:



Further proof that the Obama-Clinton reset with Russia failed miserable.  Things are much worse now than they were before Obama took office and put Secretary Clinton in charge of the State dept.  Read about the Russian missile tests here.



The Obama administration is culpable in the scandals surrounding Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  The FBI determined that no charges should be brought against her illegal use of private email because, although she was negligent, she did not intentionally break the law.  But after reading the classified reports of the FBI investigation, Congressman Trey Gowdy (on the House Oversight Committee) revealed that the FBI never asked Secretary Clinton about her intent when she was interviewed. Also, a FOIA request has revealed that Hillary Clinton and many of her aides did not attend mandatory ethics training although asked to do so.   Of course, the State Department was aware of Clinton’s use of unauthorized communication devices and allowed her to use them.  Finally, while Secretary Clinton kept a separate schedule of meetings with non-governmental entities (i.e., Clinton Foundation donors), her State Department schedule would need to schedule AROUND these other meetings.  (Of course, Secret Service would also know of these “unofficial” meetings.) If Clinton played by different rules (and she did), then the Obama administration let her do so.