The gun debate has taken over the airwaves in the last couple of weeks, but flying under the radar is a set of developments in the congressional “Russiagate” probes which, taken together, could turn a definitive klieg light on the critical period before the 2016 election, and the Obama Administration.
What the klieg light will illuminate is the coordinated operation within the Obama administration that used the Steele dossier.
The critical period runs from the very end of July to the end of October when the FBI applied for the FISA warrant for surveillance of Carter Page. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on the House Intelligence Committee, and Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), are separately pursuing information that would shed light on that period, and we’ll look at their queries in a moment.
Nunes, meanwhile, is reported to also be preparing another Intelligence Committee memo as