Comey speaks

(Scott Johnson) The FBI’s counterintelligence investigation of alleged Trump campaign “collusion” with Russia has now been taken over by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The investigation seems to have involved abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in general and section 702 in particular, under which the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program. Under the leadership of James Comey, the FBI appears to have conducted wayward surveillance of the Trump campaign. If word gets out, it might represent a political scandal bigger than Watergate.
Yesterday the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize section 702 “for six years with minimal changes,” the New York Times reports, “rejecting a push by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to impose significant privacy limits when it sweeps up Americans’ emails and other personal communications.”
Having been removed from office by President Trump and having engineered the appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to serve as Trump’s nemesis,

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