(Tea Party PAC) – The pieces are all falling into place.
If you’ve been waiting years to see officials in the most crooked administration in our nation’s history face justice, that day may soon be upon you.
On Monday, Rep. Doug Collins released the remaining transcripts from the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into what went into the decision by the DOJ and FBI to exonerate Hillary Clinton and spy on candidate Donald Trump.
Among the many transcripts he released were testimony from these DOJ officials:
Today I’m releasing the remaining interview transcripts from @JudiciaryGOP’s investigation into decisions made at the Department of Justice and FBI. To read the transcripts, visit https://t.co/EcAYT7JPdA. pic.twitter.com/kYy9YKSIZI
— Rep. Doug Collins (@RepDougCollins) May 20, 2019
This week, the Washington Examiner reported on the explosive nature of FBI Attorney Trisha Anderson’s testimony:
In her testimony, she alleges that the application process for the FISA warrant was handled in an “unusual” fashion and that numerous Obama era FBI officials were involved at the highest levels in pushing it through.
But Anderson stressed “in this particular case, I’m drawing a distinction because my boss and my boss’ boss had already reviewed and approved this application.” She emphasized “this one was handled a little bit differently in that sense, in that it received very high-level review and approvals — informal, oral approvals — before it ever came to me for signature.”
Above: Trisha Anderson
A FISA application would have normally gone to the legal department first, to confirm that it would be proper to pursue. However, in this case, top officials informally “approved” the application beforehand, indicating to Anderson that her signature was just a formality.
Anderson said that FISA approvals are typically “tracked in a linear fashion” and that someone in the Senior Executive Service “is the final approver on hard copy before a FISA goes to the director or deputy director for signature.” She said the Page FISA was approved outside regular procedures.
“Because there were very high-level discussions that occurred about the FISA,” Anderson said she believed that meant “the FISA essentially had already been well-vetted all the way up through at least the Deputy Director [McCabe] level on our side and through the DAG [Yates] on the DOJ side.” Yates had already signed the application by the time it made it to Anderson’s desk.
… Anderson stressed that McCabe, Yates, and Baker all played key roles in reviewing the Page FISA. “My approval at that point was really purely administrative in nature. In other words, the substantive issues — the FISA had already substantively been approved by people much higher than me in the chain of command,” Anderson said.
Anderson said it “typically would not have been the case” that people such as McCabe and Yates would sign off on a FISA application before she did.
There are going to be a whole lot of top-level Obama officials who are shaking in their boots.