Read again. I was responding to the assertion in your comment.

I read again. Your sub-headline states “New revelations exonerate Trump.” That is what my comment was responding to, because it is false.

Actually that’s false — ‘phone calls’ in and of themselves corroborate nothing and, if there was something which proved wrongdoing in any of them, we can be certain that it would have been leaked by now

It has leaked that the phone calls provided at least some of the basis for the FISA warrant on Carter Page. That means a probable cause finding a judge of likely wrong doing.

Beyond that the corroboration suggests that Steele had good sources of information.

This is false.

I suggest you read my link which details, cites, links and quotes the statutory requirements for issuing a FISA warrant. That this standard is generally met does not mean it is not the statutory standard.

you never answered my original question — what specific wrongdoing described in the Steele Dossier has been corroborated (mere phone calls don’t cut it).

That was not your original question. Read it again.

The Steele Dossier’s statement of phone calls, otherwise corroborated, clearly found evidence of wrong doing sufficient to help authorize a FISA warrant. Such warrants can only be issued to search for suspected criminal activity.

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