During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump claimed that his campaign was being spied upon.
Democrats called him paranoid, crazy and denied the accusations.
Even the Obama administration denied they were spying on anyone in the Trump campaign.
Now we know that Trump was right and the deniers were lying.
The target of the spying was Carter Page and it’s been proven that the source used for the FISA warrant was the bogus Steele dossier and that the spying was for political purposes.
Page has now filed a lawsuit against the DNC and the law firm that served as the payment conduit between Fusion GPS and the DNC and Clinton campaign.
American Greatness – If you are the karma-believing type, this week is filled with events that should nourish your political soul. A few of the masterminds behind the bogus Trump-Russia collusion tale finally are getting some payback—and one of their targets is going to court to get his reputation back.
Two years ago this week, the Obama Administration’s FBI sought and received an order to spy on Carter Page, a private citizen who briefly volunteered for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. On October 21, 2016, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court approved an application to wiretap the former Naval officer amid suspicions he was a working for Russia and engaged in “clandestine intelligence activities…on behalf of a foreign power.”
Although the information was presented to the secret court as legitimate intelligence from reliable sources, it actually was nothing more than manufactured political dirt on the Trump campaign commissioned by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign. The shady opposition research was produced by Fusion GPS, a consulting firm headed by Glenn Simpson, retained in mid-2016 by the DNC and Clinton team to sabotage Trump’s campaign.
The sketchy allegations about Page’s ties to Russia—contained in the so-called Steele dossier—made several unsubstantiated but explosive claims; it nonetheless was peddled to top law enforcement officials, lawmakers, and journalists as credible material just weeks before the election…
Carter Page’s lawsuit is a defamation lawsuit, naming the Democratic National Committee and Perkins Coie – the law firm that kept the money flowing to pay for the dossier that was used for the warrant to spy on Page.
The lawsuit contends that their actions were directly responsible for Page being subjected to public hatred, ridicule, contempt and defamation.
It should be noted that as Page was filing his lawsuit, which claims that dossier prepared by Fusion GPS contained a lot of false information, that Fusion GPS’s Glenn Simpson has been hauled before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees.
To tie lose ends, Simpson employed Nellie Ohr, wife of Bruce Ohr, an attorney with the DOJ which implicates the Obama DOJ in the whole affair.
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