The following is a simplified* version of the introduction to Part IV-A of the Durham Report. In April 2016, the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into Carter Page, a foreign policy advisor to the Donald Trump campaign. The investigation was based on Page's previous contacts with Russian intelligence officers. The FBI's investigation into Page was… Continue reading Brennan, Nuland, Clapper & Others Had Never Heard That Trump-Russia Collusion Was A Thing.
Video: FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane Investigation (C-SPAN, Dec. 3, 2020)
"The Senate Homeland Security Committee held a hearing on congressional oversight of the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane investigation into possible ties between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russian officials. The hearing also focused on perceived bias of media organizations and social media platforms against conservative viewpoints. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) chaired the hearing that featured testimony… Continue reading Video: FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane Investigation (C-SPAN, Dec. 3, 2020)
Related Document: “Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects of the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane Investigation” (DOJ OIG, Dec. 2019)
Related Document: “Timeline of Key Events Related to Crossfire Hurricane Investigation” (HSGAC 2020)
Crossfire Hurricane, Steele Dossier, Page, Papadopolous, Danchenko, Dolan, Sussmann, DOJ OIG – Simplified.
What follows is a simplified* version of the Executive Summary of the Durham Report (Part II). The FBI's investigation into Trump's ties to Russia was controversial. The FBI was criticized for its handling of the investigation, which found no evidence of collusion. Crossfire Hurricane The FBI opened Crossfire Hurricane, an investigation into the Trump campaign's… Continue reading Crossfire Hurricane, Steele Dossier, Page, Papadopolous, Danchenko, Dolan, Sussmann, DOJ OIG – Simplified.
The Department of Justice Strengthened Its Policies After Mueller Submitted His Report.
What follows is a simplified* version of Part I of the Durham Report, "The Special Counsel's Investigation." In 2017, the Department of Justice appointed Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and any possible links between the Trump campaign and Russia. Mueller's investigation lasted over two years and included… Continue reading The Department of Justice Strengthened Its Policies After Mueller Submitted His Report.
A Simplified* Version of Durham’s Transmission Memo to AG Garland (May 12, 2023)
The report is submitted to the Attorney General pursuant to 28 C.F.R. § 600.8(c). The report contains two parts: an unclassified report and a classified appendix. The unclassified report sets forth the principal findings and recommendations of the Special Counsel's investigation. The classified appendix contains additional information that is derived from Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act… Continue reading A Simplified* Version of Durham’s Transmission Memo to AG Garland (May 12, 2023)