judges were never told about the Clinton connection to Steele and the dossier.
Gee its almost as if the FISA court Judge(s) didnt care BS information was used to spy on a Presidential candidate and President Elect. /s. Not even a hint that there might be contempt charges. Imagine if Bush pulled this crap on Obongo, just imagine.
“Imagine if Bush pulled this crap on Obongo, “
You’re point is well taken, but there’s no chance that W. would have pulled anything like this on Obama since they were and are both on the same side.
Senior FBI official Peter Strzok arranged a cocktail party with a federal judge who serves on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ? - telling his mistress in a text message that he would..
Peter Strzok suggested a “cocktail party” with FISA: U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras in a July 25, 2016, message to FBI attorney Lisa Page.
Days later, on July 31, Strzok opened the FBI’s insurance policy against Trump’s campaign .
Heh. They only care when the system is revealed as being amenable to fraud. Judges are in the worst position to know the facts accompanying a warrant application. All they can do is discern if the application is somehow deficient or disconnected on it's face. If the application is incomplete or riddled with lies, the judge takes what is on it as factual, and if it is suffient, the judge MUST, not discretionary, MUST issue the warrant.
FISA court proceedings are secret. Classified star chamber used to protect your right to provacy. Friggin' joke, wastee of money. Disband the operation. Just disband it. FISA warrants aren't used in trials anyway.
The whole point of the FISA system is to lie to the public that snooping by the government is supervised by the courts. That's just obviously false, the government wholesale snoops and everybody knows it.