The Russia Connection

Document: Justice Department Releases Carter Page FISA Application

By Quinta Jurecic
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 6:16 PM

Pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, the Justice Department has—in a highly unusual move—released a redacted copy of the FISA application seeking a warrant against former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. The application became the subject of political controversy when the Republican majority on the House intelligence committee, on the basis of little evidence, accused the FISA Court and Justice Department of enabling the surveillance of Page for political rather than national security reasons. 

The document is available in full below.