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GOP memo on surveillance 'abuse' targets dossier; Democrats call it 'misleading'

GOP memo on surveillance 'abuse' targets dossier; Democrats call it 'misleading'

A document described by House Republicans as a top-secret memo about surveillance "abuse" contains talking points focused on discrediting Fusion GPS, the firm that hired a British ex-spy to compile intelligence reports about alleged connections between President Donald Trump's associates and the Kremlin, according to people who have read it.

It suggests that the former spy, Christopher Steele, lied to FBI agents who interviewed him during their probe of the 2016 election and that this purported lie was included in a successful application for a federal court order to conduct electronic surveillance on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, said these individuals, who spoke on...

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