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Why Wasn’t the Court Told Where the Dossier Came From?

Published by Front Page Mag

By Daniel Greenfield 

The media tried to prevent the release of the memo by falsely claiming that it was classified. Once the memo was released, it’s been scrambling for a way to undermine it. 

Here’s the thin reed that the lynch mob is clinging to.

Republicans concede key FBI ‘footnote’ in Carter Page warrant – Politico

Republican leaders are acknowledging that the FBI disclosed the political origins of a private dossier the bureau cited in an application to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page

Except they didn’t. 

Disclosing the political origins would have meant revealing that it came from the Clinton campaign and the DNC. The FISA application never did that. The media’s big get (the one that was also picked up by Never Trumpers) is that it was disclosed that the origin was political. But that was generic enough to be meaningless.

Or as Trey Gowdy put it, 

“I read the footnote. I know exactly what the footnote says,” Gowdy said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “It took longer to explain it the way they did, than if they just come right out and said, ‘Hillary Clinton for America and DNC paid for it.’ But they didn’t do that.”

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