Reluctant witness said to now be cooperating with DOJ IG on FISA abuse probe

Reluctant witness said to now be cooperating with DOJ IG on FISA abuse probe
Men in black. DOJ IG Michael Horowitz testifies to the House in 2018. (Image: Screen grab of YouTube video)

[Ed. – That would be major.  As the report says, it could well delay the IG report on the matter.  But it’s a significant development. This individual is from outside the DOJ/FBI, apparently, which is particularly significant.]

Key witnesses sought for questioning by Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz early in his investigation into alleged government surveillance abuse have come forward at the 11th hour, Fox News has learned.

Sources familiar with the matter said at least one witness outside the Justice Department and FBI started cooperating — a breakthrough that came after Attorney General William Barr ordered U.S. Attorney John Durham to lead a separate investigation into the origins of the bureau’s 2016 Russia case that laid the foundation for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.

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