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Susan Collins: Donald Trump shouldn’t release FISA memo until DOJ reviews it

Sen. Susan Collins mentioned Tuesday that President Trump will have to apply the recommendation of the Justice Department and now not release the memo about imaginable FISA abuses, however mentioned the dep. will have to overview the intelligence and release a redacted model.

“I believe that the president should follow the advice of his Justice Department, which so far is to not release it. But I think there is a compromise here, and that is to go through the report and redact those parts that are sensitive,” Ms. Collins, Maine Republican, mentioned on CNN.

Ms. Collins used to be commenting at the House Intelligence Committee’s determination to release a memo written by means of Rep. Devin Nunes about alleged abuses in acquiring FISA warrants — surveillance talents granted by means of the court docket underneath the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. But Ms. Collins warned that having each side write experiences of what's in the true intelligence may be bad.

“I also don’t like the idea of these dueling reports because it’s going to be very hard for the public to know what is true,” she mentioned.

Democrats wrote their very own memo based on Mr. Nunes, California Republican, however the committee voted to not release that memo.

 

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