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Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for FISA Hearing Transcripts Tied to Clinton-DNC Dossier
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188
 
WASHINGTON,  May 3, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for all hearing transcripts of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants related to Carter Page and Michael Flynn (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:18-cv-01050)).

Judicial Watch filed the FOIA lawsuit after the DOJ failed to respond to a February 26, 2018, FOIA request for:

    Copies of all transcripts of hearings before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court regarding applications for or renewals of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants relating to Carter Page and/or Michael Flynn.

On February 7, 2018, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes wrote a letter to Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, the presiding judge at the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) requesting transcripts of "any relevant FISC hearings associated with the initial FISA application or subsequent renewals related to electronic surveillance...

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