Hannity: Bombshell Memo on FISA Surveillance Shows Abuse of Power 'Far Worse Than Watergate'
In his opening monologue Thursday night, Sean Hannity called for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to end his "witch hunt" following new revelations about U.S. government FISA surveillance abuses.
He pointed to a four-page memo circulating in Congress that allegedly reveals FISA abuses within the Department of Justice and FBI, which has been described by lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming.”
"Our sources are telling us that the abuse of power is far bigger than Watergate," Hannity said. "Remember, Watergate was a third-rate break-in. What we're talking about tonight is the systematic abuse of power, the weaponizing of those powerful tools of intelligence and the shredding of our Fourth Amendment constitutional rights."
He explained that it's an enormous abuse of power that the infamous anti-Trump dossier was used by the FBI to secure FISA warrants on Trump associates.
He said the dossier was clearly salacious and full of "fake news," but that didn't stop DOJ and FBI officials from using it to spy on a presidential campaign and an incoming president.
"This is far worse than Watergate. This is an abuse of surveillance and intelligence to win an election. It is a massive abuse of power, and it was all done by just a few people who think and thought they knew better than you about who should be the president of the United States," Hannity said. "It is the biggest national scandal by far in our lifetime."
"The special counsel, Robert Mueller, and his band of Democratic witch hunters never should have been appointed and they need to be disbanded immediately."
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