Adam Schiffty: Steele dossier's political motivation WAS disclosed in FISA application

Schiff disputed the GOP memo’s assertion as “not accurate,” saying the court was aware that there was a “likely political motivation” behind the Steele dossier.
The California Democrat also said it is normal in FISA applications not to name individuals who may be sources of information.
The Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported after the memo’s release that the FISA court was aware of political motivations behind the dossier.

www.cnn.com/2018/02/03/politics/memo-dossier-christopher-steele-carter-page/index.html
According to an official cited in the Post on Friday, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the matter’s sensitivity, the Justice Department presented “ample disclosure of relevant, material facts,” to the FISA court, including that “the research was being paid for by a political entity.”
www.cnn.com/2018/02/03/politics/memo-dossier-christopher-steele-carter-page/index.html
The New York Times also reported Friday that the FISA court was told about political motivations behind the dossier.
The Wall Street Journal further reported that, according to a person familiar with the matter, the FISA application disclosed that Steele was paid by a law firm working for a major political party……

www.cnn.com/2018/02/03/politics/memo-dossier-christopher-steele-carter-page/index.html
Release the FISA application
Shiffty is such a weasel…….
Likely, ya!
Schiff disputed the memo’s assertion as “not accurate,” saying the court was aware that there was a “likely political motivation” behind the Steele dossier.
The California Democrat also said it is normal in FISA applications not to name individuals who may be sources of information.

gantdaily.com/2018/02/03/rep-schiff-steele-dossiers-political-motivation-disclosed-in-fisa-application/
How did they know what was in the FISA application?
Who leaked this info to them?
It could only be someone who had specific knowledge, who knew what would make it a “legal” application and someone who was covering their ass.
The Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported after the memo’s release that the FISA court was aware of political motivations behind the dossier.
 
 
So the Dems have already leaked their memo to their buddies….
The New York Times also reported Friday that the FISA court was told about political motivations behind the dossier.
A Democratic memo written to rebut the allegations in Nunes’ document said the FBI did, in fact, tell the court that the information in the Steele dossier was politically motivated, even if the bureau didn’t mention that research that went into the dossier was paid for by Democrats, the Times reported, citing two people familiar with the Democratic memo.
The Wall Street Journal further reported that, according to a person familiar with the matter, the FISA application disclosed that Steele was paid by a law firm working for a major political party……

gantdaily.com/2018/02/03/rep-schiff-steele-dossiers-political-motivation-disclosed-in-fisa-application/
 
Nunes, the chairman of the committee, brushed off news reports that accused him of not seeing the underlying documents as “bogus.”
He explained that the committee set up an agreement with the Justice Department that would allow just one person to review the documents.
Nunes said he thought Gowdy would be the best choice because of his background as a federal prosecutor, and that Gowdy then shared his notes and observations with the rest of the members.
thehill.com/homenews/house/372119-nunes-admits-he-did-not-view-the-surveillance-warrant-applications-that-form
 
h/t kpm

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