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Misleading the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has Always Been Dangerous

Over the last week, there's been a great deal of discussion on Lawfare regarding the role that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court might play in clearing up controversy over the Nunes memo. As a matter of fact, there isn't much doubt that the FISA Court has plenty of authority to investigate and punish Justice Department and FBI officials who have filed misleading pleadings.

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How to Handle an Intelligence Committee Chairman Gone Rogue

With the imminent release of the Nunes memo, the chairman's counterparts on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees face a thorny question: What should responsible intelligence committee leadership do when one of its own goes rogue—and goes rogue with the backing of a president whose concern for the matter is deeply self-interested?

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