Carter Page's rambling, incoherent House Intelligence Committee Testimony, condensed

This week's release of 243 pages' worth of Trump advisor Carter Page's testimony to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence may tempt you to devote a couple of hours to reading his lurid, rambling, bizarre and contradictory rambling, but if you'd prefer a summary, the Washington Post's Alexandra Petri's done a very good job of teasing out the substance, such as it is. Read the rest

FBI got secret court order in mid-2016 to monitor Carter Page as part of Russia-Trump probe

The Federal Bureau of Investigations asked for and received a secret court order last summer to eavesdrop on communications between Carter Page, then a campaign adviser to candidate Donald Trump, as part of the FBI's investigation into connections between Team Trump and Russia. Read the rest