Attorney General William Barr has received the report on FISA abuse in the Russiagate case investigated by DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz, according to a report by Fox News producer Jake Gibson. Earlier Friday Horowitz sent a letter to Congress stating he was ready to submit a draft report to the DOJ and FBI for review and classification.
Attorney General Barr has received the draft report from the IG on allegations of FISA abuses and will begin the process of reviewing it, according to a source familiar with the situation.
— Jake Gibson (@JakeBGibson) September 13, 2019
NEW: DOJ IG Michael Horowitz wrote to the Hill today saying he is finalizing his FISA report. Says he has provided a draft to DOJ and the FBI and will then circulate to others for comment and review. pic.twitter.com/sOcRCzcfEU
— Nicholas Fandos (@npfandos) September 13, 2019
In the letter to Congress, Horoowitz stated his investigation has reviewed over one million records and conducted over one hundred interviews including some of witnesses who recently agreed to be interviewed.
Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge reports the review could be finished by late September or early October.
DoJ IG Horowitz in letter to CapHill: We have now begun the process of finalizing our report by providing a draft of our factual findings to the Dept and the FBI for classification determination and markings.” Colleague Catherine Herridge rpts it could be done late Sept/early Oct
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) September 13, 2019