In a stunning response to the FISA judge who stonewalled congress. Judicial Watch has now filed a FOIA lawsuit for the FISA applications, warrants and the courts decisions!
The FISA records they are seeking would tell the American people if the basis of the Mueller special counsel was started for nefarious reasons.
Rewind to February:
On Feb 1, Devin Nunes (CA-R) sent a letter to the FISA court asking for their records. Coincidentally, FISA Court Judge, Rosemary Colley stone walls Congress just like the FBI and DOJ has been doing. No big surprise. Also, to read the letter in full, click HERE.
New: The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court just released letters to Nunes and Goodlatte re: their requests for FISC records. Judge said the requests are a first for the court, and it's considering them. To Nunes: https://t.co/SCASZmrPV8 To Goodlatte: https://t.co/mJhDOCDt6S pic.twitter.com/brtvE9jOPS
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) February 15, 2018
Rewind to April:
More stonewalling. In April the Department of Justice gave Devin Nunes on the House Intelligence Committee a redacted document but refused to give them the unredacted version. Apparently, this was to appease the committee. However, it did not work.
The Hill reports, Nunes “had requested access to the unredacted document, complaining that previous “heavily” redacted versions were not adequate for committee Republicans’ investigation into alleged abuses at the Justice Department.”
TODAY: Just moments ago, Judicial Watch tweets:
“After both Democrats & the GOP released “FISA Memos”, it’s clear that the American people deserve to see all the facts themselves. JW filed a FOIA lawsuit w/ DOJ to release the FISA applications, FISA warrants, & Foreign Intel Surveillance Court decisions.”
After both Democrats & the GOP released "FISA Memos", it's clear that the American people deserve to see all the facts themselves. JW filed a FOIA lawsuit w/ DOJ to release the FISA applications, FISA warrants, & Foreign Intel Surveillance Court decisions. https://t.co/1iwlCP8B2q
— Judicial Watch ⚖️ (@JudicialWatch) June 22, 2018
JW is truly America’s watchdog. Additionally, Judicial Watch has a great track record.To see the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) lawsuit against the Justice Department for the FBI documents click here. Also, it will be interesting to see how long it takes the FBI to deliver the unredacted copies to JW.