Pee Pee Tape confirmed? FBI used Trump-Russia dossier to get FISA warrant on Carter Page

When former MI6 agent Christopher Steele’s now infamous “Trump-Russia dossier” first leaked to the public in January of this year, much of the media treated it with great skepticism. They dismissed it as “unsubstantiated” every time they mentioned it, even as they painted far other less substantiated rumors as legitimate. Perhaps that’s because they wanted to distance themselves from one of the core claims of the dossier, now commonly referred to as the Pee Pee Tape. But the whole parameters just changed.

When the FBI obtained a secret FISA surveillance warrant on Donald Trump campaign adviser and longtime Russian asset Carter Page last summer, CNN is now reporting that it used the Trump-Russia dossier as part of its justification for landing that warrant (link). This means the FBI held a reasonable belief as far back as ten months ago that the dossier was legitimate. In fact this belief was so strong that it essentially bet its ability to ultimately prosecute Page on the dossier’s veracity.

The dossier in question is thirty-five pages long. There are portions of it that are specific to Carter Page, and those portions are not necessarily connected to the other portions of the dossier that alleged that Donald Trump was caught on video performing lewd sex acts with Russian prostitutes in a Moscow hotel. But stop and ask yourself if the FBI would have used the Trump-Russia dossier to obtain something as serious as a FISA warrant unless it was of the belief that the entire dossier was accurate.

After all, if the “Pee Pee Tape” portion of the Trump-Russia dossier is later discredited, that could potentially be used by Carter Page’s attorneys to try to get the warrant thrown out. So by using the dossier to obtain a FISA warrant in secret court, did the FBI just confirm that it believes or knows the Pee Pee Tape is real? Stay tuned. Contribute to Palmer Report

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  1. Claudia Groh on April 18, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    Boy this better not get tossed out, not after all this crap!
    FBI would have egg on face forever and loss of faith! So I pray they do know what they are doing and better make it stick 😡

  2. Geo on April 18, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    Encouraging news about the investigation. Something else that I believe is important- if parts of the dossier turn out to be untrue, it could easily be used as political ammunition to discredit the entire investigation and shake public confidence against the FBI. They wouldn’t use it if they didn’t have faith in it.

  3. Ben Alcala on April 21, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    CNN just reported that their sources said that the Russians tried to use Carter Page to influence Donald Trump’s campaign. Those same sources say that they need to dig further to see if any laws were broken.

    Typical CNN talking heads speculating on whether Carter Page was duped by the Russians, but they are confirming Russian attempts at infiltrating Trump’s campaign

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