Banks discusses FISA wiretapping, Carter Page in New York Times

Banks, WilliamWilliam Banks spoke with the New York Times about the classified wiretap application the government submitted to a judge in fall of 2016 that targeted Carter Page, a onetime Trump campaign official who had traveled to Russia in July 2016 and was preparing to return there that December. "Carter Page was doing business in Russia, talking to Russian diplomats who may have been involved in intelligence activities directed at the United States," Banks says. "Game over. The standards are incredibly open-ended." Read more in the article, "How to Get a Wiretap to Spy on Americans, and Why That Matters Now." 01/30/18