According to new reports, former Intelligence Inspector General Michael Atkinson was involved in the debunked Russian collusion story and the abuse of FISA authority. This adds to claims of his mishandling of the Ukraine whistleblower case. One America’s Kristian Rouz examines the claims.
Following the release of preliminary results from Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s review of FISA applications, some lawmakers on Capitol Hill are now even more alarmed about FBI-FISA abuses than before. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has sounded the alarm over new revelations about FISA abuses by the Obama era FBI. Jordan sent a letter to House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler this week, which urged him to call DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz to testify.
The Senate has approved an extension until May of surveillance powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA. In an exclusive OAN interview, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said real reform of the FISA law will be offered in two months with his amendment exempting Americans from being targeted by the FISA court and warrants. One America’s John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.
A bipartisan House compromise bill, which overhauls the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, now heads to the Senate ahead of a Sunday deadline. The House passed the measure with support and opposition coming from a mix of members on both sides of the aisle. One America’s John Hines spoke with congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) who supported the legislation.
A senior GOP member of the House Intel Committee has spoken out about his meeting with the attorney general regarding FISA reforms. One America’s John Hines has more.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) told One America’s John Hines that one key aspect of FISA reform legislation pertains to a so-called “amicus advocate” to protect those targeted for surveillance. The GOP lawmaker also said the key to Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) confirmation for the DNI post will be support from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.), which Meadows believes is likely.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has said the two most important priorities for Capitol Hill conservatives moving forward are FISA reform and the confirmation of President Trump’s choice for Director of National Intelligence. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he will be introducing an amendment to the reauthorization of FISA to protect Americans from surveillance. One America’s John Hines sat down with the senator in this exclusive interview.