The Obama’s Administration’s FISA Abuse Is a Massive Scandal

Sen. Thom Tillis (R., N.C.) during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., December 11, 2019 (Erin Scott/Reuters)
All of it was to keep open a “low threshold” counterintelligence investigation into the opposition party’s political campaign during an election.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE P erhaps if Democrats would momentarily shelve their obsession with Donald Trump, they’d comprehend the staggering abuse of power they’re defending these days.

Because much of Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing with DOJ inspector general Michael Horowitz was jaw-dropping. Horowitz’s testimony, in fact, sounded little like the media depiction of the IG report only the day before. Most major outlets had stressed that the IG had found no bias in the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. But failing to uncover explicit instances of bias and exonerating the FBI aren’t the same thing.

Worse, most of the media had buried the lede. An honest headline would

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