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Steele admitted to FBI his work was political -- just 10 days before FISA application


The HillIf ever there were an admission that taints the FBI’s secret warrant to surveil Donald Trump’s campaign, it sat buried for more than 2 1/2 years in the files of a high-ranking State Department official.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Kavalec’s written account of her Oct. 11, 2016, meeting with FBI informant Christopher Steele shows the Hillary Clinton campaign-funded British intelligence operative admitted that his research was political and facing an Election Day deadline.

And that confession occurred 10 days before the FBI used Steele’s now-discredited dossier to justify securing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page and the campaign’s ties to Russia.

That elements within the FBI are still covering this up by redaction indicates the FBI is still a compromised institution.

This entry was published Wed May 08 07:47:31 CDT 2019 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2019-05-07 23:52:02.0. [Tweet]

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