Predictably, some media allies of Democrats spinning hard. This is what the investigation was about, pg 361:— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) December 9, 2019
IG found "numerous serious factual errors and omissions in the FISA applications ... that undercut certain allegations in the applications."
That, alone, is indefensible
You won't see this in headlines, because it proves EXACTLY what we've been saying.— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) December 9, 2019
FBI used knowingly false and dubious information in a FISA as an excuse to surveil American citizens in the Trump campaign. And kept using the same bad info in renewals!
Stunning abuse of power. https://t.co/lM2zdDONVI
Horowitz’s IG Report IDs 17 errors and omissions in the Page FISA Applications and describes “the failures in the performance of the Woods Procedures that could have prevented some, but not all, of the errors and omissions we identified.”— Lee Zeldin (@RepLeeZeldin) December 9, 2019
*See from Page 363 as well as Appendix I
🚨 BREAKING → The IG report proves Obama officials abused their FISA power to trigger an investigation into @realDonaldTrump
#BREAKING: FISA Abuse report shows unverified Steele dossier was a crucial component of getting a FISA surveillance authority to spy on Carter Page.— Rep. Matt Gaetz (@RepMattGaetz) December 9, 2019
The Crossfire Hurricane team FAILED to inform officials of SIGNIFICANT information that “undercut” assertions in the application pic.twitter.com/Uto7LUmHG8
#BREAKING: IG #FISA Abuse report also determined "FBI leadership supported relying on Steele’s reporting to seek a FISA order on Page AFTER being advised of…concerns … that Steele may have been hired by … Clinton or the DNC…” pic.twitter.com/HJiA47pL5b— Rep. Matt Gaetz (@RepMattGaetz) December 9, 2019
and McCabe sought to include the Steele dossier even AFTER the CIA expressed concern about the lack of vetting for the Steele reporting pic.twitter.com/lfOZZibb1B— Rep. Matt Gaetz (@RepMattGaetz) December 9, 2019
Looks like DOJ IG Report is clear that Republican FISA abuse memo from February 2018 was accurate and actually understated the FISA abuse the dirty cops engaged in. Time for FISA court to take action!— Devin Nunes (@DevinNunes) December 9, 2019
American people will finally learn the truth that the Steele dossier WAS IN FACT used in Obama Administrations Intelligence Community Assessment! Obama’s Dossier— Devin Nunes (@DevinNunes) December 9, 2019
BREAKING → The Justice Department’s top watchdog found “serious performance failures” in the FBI’s handling of the Russia probe. “At least 17 significant errors or omissions” occurred as James Comey’s FBI abused its power to spy on the Trump campaign.— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) December 9, 2019
In August 2016, it was determined there was insufficient evidence to issue a FISA warrant on Carter Page.— Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (@RepGosar) December 9, 2019
On September 19th they submitted their application for a FISA warrant once again.
September 19th is the same day they received the Clinton-funded Steele dossier. pic.twitter.com/1ZnWL7fJ0G
DURHAM: "Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the Inspector General that we do not agree with some of the report's conclusion as to predication and how the FBI case was opened." #IGReport pic.twitter.com/wESWH6fIIc— Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (@RepGosar) December 9, 2019
Truth and justice are not partisan concepts—they are pillars of the American government.— Rep. Jody Hice (@CongressmanHice) December 9, 2019
There’s no question that certain higher ups at the FBI & DOJ did not want Donald Trump to be President, manipulating the facts to fit their coup.
The day of reckoning has finally arrived! https://t.co/v4KHLnix3k
The FBI's “mistakes” resulted in a total of 17 inaccuracies and omissions in 4 FISA warrant applications and renewals—and only one criminal referral.— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) December 9, 2019
from winning, that during the 2016 election the FBI sent an agent under the guise of "briefing" @realDonaldTrump on election security, but the real mission was to gather intel.— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) December 9, 2019
The FBI was so desperate to prevent @POTUS
. The investigation is simply a sign of more to come, and it's now up to US Attorney John Durham to ensure we have accountability.— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) December 9, 2019
The facts in IG Horowitz's report speak for themselves, and I look forward to getting more answers on Wednesday @SenJudiciary