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FISA Court Order Seeks Information About FBI Lawyer's Misconduct

Gordon Ahl
Friday, December 20, 2019, 4:14 PM

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The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court released a declassified order dated Dec. 5, which showed a request for information from the government by Dec. 20 regarding the FBI Office of General Counsel lawyer who altered the FISA applications of Carter Page as documented in the recent Justice Department inspector general's report. The court sought details related to other matters with which this attorney was involved and verification that he had been referred for investigation. The document is available here and below.

Gordon Ahl is a senior at Georgetown University, studying international politics. He is an intern at Lawfare and the Brookings Institution.

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