GOP Reacts to IG Report: ‘Media Allies of Democrats Spinning Hard’

Breitbart | 12/9/2019 | Staff
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Members of the GOP reacted to the release of the Justice Department’s inspector general (IG) report, proclaiming that media allies of Democrats are desperately “spinning hard.”

Both sides of the political aisle are claiming victory following the highly anticipated release of the IG report, which found that the FBI had an “authorized purpose” to open an investigation into the Trump campaign but acknowledged a series of wrongdoings from the bureau. However, Inspector General Michael Horowitz essentially dismissed the influence of biased officials involved in the origins of the investigation.

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Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) wrote, quoting the report that found:

Predictably, some media allies of Democrats spinning hard. This is what the investigation was about, pg 361,”numerous serious factual errors and omissions in the FISA applications … that undercut certain allegations in the applications.

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“That, alone, is indefensible,” Meadows added:

“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!” he added in a follow-up tweet.

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“Stunning abuse of power,” he continued:

Rep. Lee Zeldin’s (R-NY) remark paralleled Meadows’, also pointing to page 363 of the report.

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“The IG report proves Obama officials abused their FISA power to trigger an investigation into @realDonaldTrump’s...
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