“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”
Sources and methods.
“Investigation names…are designed to refer to facts, ideas, or people related to the investigation.”
“The trigger for them is they know the material was discussed in the brief and presented in an attachment.”
“Grassley also asked the Justice Department to arrange for Ohr to be interviewed…”
“I did what duty demanded I do.”
“I did not leak the dossier.”
“When initially asked about leaks…former DNI Clapper flatly denied ‘discussing the dossier…'”
“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.
“I did not expect them to be shared with anyone in the U.S. government.”
“[Schiff] was pretty serious. He wrote all what we said on the paper. Remembered all the details.”
“There is a Russia investigation without the dossier.”
Embarrassment — but for whom?
“Worse than Watergate”?
“we did so without informing him whom we were working for…”
“It is an explosive problem, this use of the dossier by the Obama Justice Department…”
“this Crooked Hillary pile of garbage…”
“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…”
“‘Looks like’ is not enough basis to appoint a special counsel.”
“It is unclear who else was familiar with the arrangement…”
“The original arrangement…involved opposition research into multiple Republican candidates, not just front-runner Donald Trump.”
Panetta: Of course we have to probe DNC and Team Hillary connections to dossier.
She knew when she wrote “What Happened” but didn’t mention it.
Follow the money.
“There is no danger to American interests from releasing it.”
WaPo analyst: Hillary didn’t tell us all of what happened.