The Justice Department reported that most of the errors identified by the Office of the Inspector General were minor and none invalidated surveillance authorizations.
A newly released report found errors or lost information in 29 FISA applications.
On Monday, Feb. 24, the House Judiciary Committee introduced legislation that would amend and reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
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President Trump announced on Tuesday that he fired national security adviser John Bolton, writing on Twitter that he “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions.” Bolton, however, said on Twitter that he had resigned.
Several parties have sued the federal government in connection with the Trump administration's decision to repurpose funds to build a wall along the southern border pursuant to a national emergency declaration.
House v. Mnuchin (District of Columbia)
On April 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled in McKeever v. Barr, a case concerning the court’s power to release material protected under grand jury secrecy. Its opinion, which holds that a district court lacks inherent authority to disclose the grand jury records, may make it more difficult for those who have called upon Attorney General William Barr to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to obtain its full and unredacted findings.