‘Witch Hunt Rigged’: Trump Sees ‘Illegal Spying’ After Carter Page FISA Warrant Released

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Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent
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President Donald Trump accused the FBI of illegally spying on associates of his campaign after the Department of Justice released the FISA warrant application submitted for Carter Page.

The president animatedly tweeted about the FISA warrant after its release citing analysis from pundits and analysts on the Fox News Channel. (RELATED: DOJ Releases Carter Page FISA Applications)

“The FBI believes Page has been the subject of targeted recruitment by the Russian government,” the warrant said, referencing Page’s past work for the Trump 2016 campaign. The FISA warrant demonstrated the long-standing claims from conservative lawmakers that the unverified opposition research dossier compiled by Christopher Steele played a key role in the FISA warrant application.