Author: Catherine Herridge

Comey worried DOJ would ‘screw around’ with deciding whether to prosecute Hillary Clinton

FOX NEWS Is Comey a serial leaker? Former FBI director’s past testimony is under scrutiny. Legal expert Jonathan Turley provides insight. Defending his July 2016 public statement about the Hillary Clinton email case, then-FBI Director James Comey told senior agents later that year he worried the Justice Department would “screw around” with a decision on whether to prosecute her, and he said that regardless of what happened, “we knew it was going to suck in a huge way,” according to an FBI transcript reviewed by Fox News. In October 2016, Michael Kortan, who was serving as the FBI’s public...

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Nunes: FBI may have violated criminal statutes in FISA application to spy on Trump adviser Carter Page

FOX NEWS Nunes says FISA warrant on Carter Page is violation of rules Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says the surveillance warrant for Trump campaign aide Carter Page appears to be a clear of violation of FBI rules for submitting evidence to the FISA court and may also violate criminal statutes; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports. The FBI may have violated criminal statutes, as well as its own strict internal procedures, by using unverified information during the 2016 election to obtain a surveillance warrant on onetime Trump campaign aide Carter Page, the chairman of the House...

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DOJ deal gives Nunes access to ‘all’ documents, witnesses sought in Russia probe, letter says

FOX NEWS Devin Nunes is getting full access to Russia documents. EXCLUSIVE: House investigators will get access this week to “all remaining investigative documents” – in unredacted form – that they had sought as part of their Russia inquiry, under a deal between Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., according to a letter obtained by Fox News. The letter, from Nunes to Rosenstein, summarizes an “agreement” reached on a phone call Wednesday evening and also says key FBI and Justice Department witnesses in the probe will be provided for interviews later this month....

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Fusion GPS official met with Russian operative before and after Trump Jr. sit-down

FOX NEWS The co-founder of Fusion GPS, the firm behind the unverified Trump dossier, met with a Russian lawyer before and after a key meeting she had last year with Trump’s son, Fox News has learned. The contacts shed new light on how closely tied the firm was to Russian interests, at a time when it was financing research to discredit then-candidate Donald Trump. The opposition research firm has faced renewed scrutiny after litigation revealed that the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s campaign paid for that research. Congressional Republicans have since questioned whether that politically financed research contributed to the...

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US pastor held in Turkey appeals to Trump: ‘Please help me’

FOX NEWS An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey on what he says are false charges appealed to President Trump to “please help me” during a meeting Wednesday with U.S. embassy officials, asking the administration to “fight” for his release. In a written statement released to the public and delivered to the embassy representatives, Pastor Andrew Brunson even said the State Department should impose sanctions. “Will the Turkish government face no consequence for stubbornly continuing to hold an American citizen as a political prisoner?” he said. “… I appeal to President Trump: please help me. Let the Turkish government know that...

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