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Graham Questions Rosenstein at Hearing on Crossfire Hurricane

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today questioned former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at a committee hearing titled “Oversight of the Crossfire Hurricane Investigation: Day 1.”

On the validity of the FISA warrant that led to the Mueller investigation:

  • GRAHAM: “The point is, the whole concept that the [Trump] campaign was colluding with the Russians, there was no there 'there' in August, 2017. Do you agree with that general statement or not?”
  • ROSENSTEIN: “I agree with that general statement.”

On the validity of the renewal of the FISA warrant application against Carter Page:

  • GRAHAM: “You signed a warrant application in June of I think 2017 to get the Carter Page warrant renewed, is that correct?”
  • ROSENSTEIN: “Yes.” 
  • GRAHAM: “Have you looked at the Horowitz report?”
  • ROSENSTEIN: “Yes, I have I have it with me.”
  • GRAHAM: “So if you knew then what you know now would you have signed the warrant application?
  • ROSENSTEIN: “No, I would not.”

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