Even then, it wasn't sufficient to cover the dirt.
Direct from Durham:
...in a rare statement,US Attorney John Durham says:See, according to the Whitewash Man Horowitz, Little Jimmy and his playground pals didn't really mean it.
"Based on the evidence collected to date,&while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the IG that we do not agree with some of the report’s conclusions as to predication and how the FBI case was opened.”
...We also found the quantity of omissions and inaccuracies in the applicationsTry that line of crap with the IRS, or with any street cop who just caught you doing 40 over.
and the obvious errors in the Woods Procedures deeply concerning. Although we
did not find documentary or testimonial evidence of intentional misconduct on the
part of the case agents who assisted in preparing the applications, or the agents
and supervisors who performed the Woods Procedures, we also did not receive
satisfactory explanations for the errors or missing information....
This is NOT "the Government we deserve."
This is the Government which the Establishment has purchased with OUR TAX DOLLARS.