The Democratic FISA memo was released Sunday. Upon its release on Twitter, Adam Schiff wrote: “Some time ago, Republicans on our committee released a declassified memo that omitted and distorted key facts in order to mislead the public and impugn the integrity of the FBI. We can now tell you what they left out.” He linked to the memo.
The Democrat memo is a political document, but there is one important point that must be mentioned. Democrats do not refute the Republican contention that the dossier was used to obtain the warrant.
In addition, Democrats did not refute Andrew McCabe’s testimony that the warrant would never have been issued without the dossier.
There is one other obvious conflict in the memo. The FBI director Jim Comey testified that the dossier was “salacious and not verified.” Democrats say the opposite.
Also, the FBI told the FISA court it was a political document but they felt that was enough information. They did not see the need to tell the court that the Clinton campaign and DNC paid for it. Democrats did not refute that either[…]
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