Reuters – The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of Page Carter, an adviser to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.
This was all part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing law enforcement and other U.S. officials.
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting foreign policy adviser Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was probable cause to believe Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power, in this case Russia, the Post said.
Page has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing in his dealings with the Trump campaign or Russia, the newspaper reported.
In a statement to Reuters, Page said the court order was evidence that the administration of former President Barack Obama wanted to “suppress dissidents” who opposed its foreign policy.
“It will be interesting to see what comes out when the unjustified basis for those FISA requests are more fully disclosed over time …,” he said.
Various Intelligence agencies have been investigating this ‘Russia probe’ for many many months now and they have NOTHING. What we do have evidence of, however; is the Obama administration spying on and unmasking Trump and his private associates. Again, this Russian hoax is just a way to distract from the real crimes committed by Obama and his cohorts.