AG Barr has received draft report on FISA abuse allegations


♪>>Neil: ALL RIGHT. ATTORNEY GENERAL BARR HAS APPARENTLY RECEIVED THIS DRAFT REPORT OF ALLEGATIONS OF FISA ABUSES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INSPECTOR GENERAL MICHAEL HOROWITZ. IN OTHER WORDS, WHAT TRIGGERED THE INVESTIGATION OF TEAM TRUMP AND WELL BEYOND? ANYWAY CATHERINE HERRIDGE IN WASHINGTON WITH THE LATEST ON ALL OF THIS. WHAT DO WE KNOW, CATHERINE?>>NEIL, WE ARE OFFICIALLY IN THE END GAME WHEN IT COMES TO THE INSPECTOR GENERAL’S FISA REPORT. WE OBTAINED THIS TWO-PAGE LETTER THAT WENT FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MICHAEL E. HOROWITZ TO THE CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE LATE TODAY AND IT CONFIRMS THAT DRAFT FINDINGS ARE NOW AT THE JUSTIFIABLE DEPARTMENT AND THE FBI. NOW THEY FACE THE HARD PROCESS OF CLASSIFICATION. I’VE BEEN TOLD THAT’S ONE OF THE LINGERING STUMBLING BLOCKS HERE. HOW MUCH WILL BE PUBLIC? HOW MUCH WILL BE BLACKED OUT OR REDACTED? REPUBLICANS WANT AS MUCH PUBLIC AS POSSIBLE. WHAT WE ALSO LEARNED FROM THE LETTER IS THAT HOROWITZ HAS REVIEWED OVER A MILLION RECORDS AND INTERVIEWED MORE THAN 100 WITNESSES. SO, IT’S EXTENSIVE. BUT THE BIG QUESTION IS THE TIMELINE. MY CONTACTS ANTICIPATE THERE WILL BE A DECLASSIFICATION OF RECORDS PRIOR TO THE RELEASE OF THE FISA REPORT. THAT WILL ALLOWS A MUCH OF

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