Devin Nunes

Alternative Fact of the Week: FISA 'scam' turns out not so scammy

Alternative Fact of the Week: FISA 'scam' turns out not so scammy

Last Saturday, the Trump administration released 412 pages of redacted documents related to the wiretapping of Carter Page, a former campaign aide who was targeted by the FBI for possible clandestine activities on behalf of Russian intelligence. While it’s taken time to review the paperwork and decipher some of the government-speak and legalese, at least one conclusion is unavoidable: Boy, President Donald Trump and his compliant yes-men and women in the U.S. House of Representatives and the right-wing media sure did (and in many cases, continue to) misrepresent what caused that surveillance to be approved by authorities.

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