(Lifezette) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions confirmed Sunday that the Department of Justice is investigating whether the FBI disclosed all relevant facts to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court in seeking a warrant to spy on a 2016 Trump campaign volunteer.
“Let me tell you, every FISA warrant based on facts submitted to that court have to be accurate,” Sessions replied when asked by Fox News “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo about the controversial FISA warrant application.
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“That will be investigated and looked at, and we are not going to participate as a Department of Justice in providing anything less than a proper disclosure to the court before they issue a FISA warrant,” Sessions said.
Sessions was referring to a warrant submitted by the FBI to the FISA court in 2016 to spy on Carter Page, a volunteer foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign organization. The application was based mainly on information compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele in a dossier.