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The upshot of this report is that there was no liberal FBI conspiracy (lol) to get Trump but that the FISA process has serious structural problems, which civil libertarians have been warning about for YEARS and which conservatives never cared about before.
The DOJ IG also uncovered a number of messages from pro-Trump FBI employees (in addition to issues with the FISA process):
Happy to apologiSe for earlier confusion about the punch that wasn’t a punch outside Leeds General - 2 sources suggested it had happened but clear from video that was wrong
One of our takeaways: The report debunks Trump’s accusation that Obama played a role in the investigation. It shows that Obama and top White House officials played no role in the decision to open the investigation or the Page FISA.