In order to spy on the Trump campaign, the FBI targeted Trump campaign adviser Carter Page in the spring of 2016, culminating in the issuance of a FISA warrant—which allowed some of the most intrusive spying methods on an American citizen.
A recent article in The Epoch Times observes that during their pursuit of surveillance of a Trump campaign adviser, the FBI consistently ignored exculpatory evidence
As part of this process, the FBI relied extensively on the flawed Steele dossier, leading an FBI legal counsel to note that this was “essentially a single source FISA.”
A report issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael Horowitz revealed a surprising number of details on how this process developed, as well as numerous problems with the evidence that was presented to the FISA court. Additionally, important information was at times altered or not properly shared with the Department Of Justice.
The Epoch Times comprehensive timeline was created using details from the inspector general’s report. It shows how the FBI rushed to spy on the Trump campaign and the flaws in their case.