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3 Key Points in Newly Released FBI Documents on Foreign Bid to Influence Clinton Campaign

The Senate Judiciary Committee released declassified documents this week that showed a major difference in how the FBI—under the leadership of then-Director James Comey—treated investigations into foreign influence on the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

The FBI provided a “defensive briefing” to the Clinton campaign when it was clear a foreign government wanted to contribute financially to that campaign and potentially interfere otherwise. The identity of the foreign government was redacted.

However, the FBI did not provide such a briefing to the Trump team before surveillance of Trump campaign associate Carter Page.

According to the documents, the …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal