Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released on Monday his report on the origins of the FBI probe into President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, and whether it coordinated with Russian interference in the election. Horowitz reportedly found “no political bias” in the probe, but “serious performance failures.”
Portions of Horowitz’s report were leaked to journalists in recent weeks, suggesting the IG would fault the FBI for mistakes and “unprofessional” actions that occurred during the investigation. Horowitz also found, however, that there were legitimate grounds for starting the investigation, that the FBI didn’t improperly spy upon the president’s campaign, and that it wasn’t tainted by the political bias of individuals involved in the probe.
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