We’re again midweek with a particular, 10-minute quick version of the Power Line podcast with a fast overview of FISA and “The Memo” with the nice John Yoo. I bought inquisitive about one small element towards the tip of The Memo, particularly, the passage that stated the FISA warrant to proceed snooping on Carter Page was renewed 3 times after the preliminary warrant primarily based on the Steele file, however that FISA warrant renewals require new possible trigger. What would possibly that new possible trigger have been? Did the preliminary intercepts of Page’s communications really discover one thing? Did the following surveillance of Page probably contain contacts or strategies that did contain delicate intelligence strategies or human property? John walked by how FISA really works, and we each agree: for the reason that memo was launched on Groundhog Day and has solid a big shadow over Washington, I think we’ve bought six extra months of this.
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