“That breakfast took place amid ongoing FBI concerns about Russian election interference…”
“FBI/DOJ have previously leaked info to the press, and then used those same press stories as a separate source to justify FISA’s”
“Investigation names…are designed to refer to facts, ideas, or people related to the investigation.”
“Grassley also asked the Justice Department to arrange for Ohr to be interviewed…”
“I did what duty demanded I do.”
“I knew it was funded first by Republicans.”
“I said it was important that we not give them the excuse…”
Trump not too crazy about Flynn, but thinks he deserves better than Comey.
Trump: Comey should be prosecuted for leaking.
“The Justice Department cannot credibly investigate itself…”
Masking, unmasking and masquerades
“I did not expect them to be shared with anyone in the U.S. government.”
Embarrassment — but for whom?
“Worse than Watergate”?
“I believe that a special counsel needs to review this matter.”
“we did so without informing him whom we were working for…”
“The group hopes to release a report early next year…”
Dossiers and coincidences.
“The precise nature of Mrs. Ohr’s duties – including whether she worked on the dossier – remains unclear…”
“There is no danger to American interests from releasing it.”