Democrats who wanted Hillary to win the 2016 election used the power of the federal government to spy on the Trump campaign.
A judge with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) has ruled that the authority this court granted to the federal government to secretly wiretap and spy on former Trump affiliate Carter Page was “not valid.”
The FISA law states that American citizens cannot be secretly spied on by the U.S. government absent probable cause, based on valid evidence, that an American is unlawfully acting as a foreign agent. N.b., it is not against the law for an American to act as a foreign agent; lobbyists do it all the time. There must ALSO be an actual crime.
“Not valid” means the evidence presented to the FISA court was bogus. The FBI had no evidence that Carter Page was acting as a foreign agent OR that he had committed any crimes. What he was doing was working with the Trump presidential campaign.
Those bogus warrants allowed anti-Trump, pro-Hillary, Obama FBI operatives to surveil not just Page, but also all the people with whom he was communicating … up to two degrees of separation. I.e., they could not just snoop on Page himself, but on people he communicated with and people THEY communicated with! IOW, anybody and everybody in the Trump campaign.