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Graham: People should be fired over surveillance report findings

Added 12-12-19 06:57:01pm EST - “Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Thursday that he thought individuals tied to the probe into Trump campaign associates need to go to jail or be fired.?” - Thehill.com

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamInspector general testifies on FBI failures: Five takeaways Horowitz offers troubling picture of FBI's Trump campaign probe Conservatives rip FBI over IG report: 'scathing indictment' MORE (R-S.C.) said on Thursday that he thought individuals tied to the probe into Trump campaign associates need to go to jail or be fired. 

“The people who did this stuff have to be held accountable. That’s just as important as changing the law. Those who took the law in their own hands and lied to the court and manufactured evidence, they need to pay a price as a deterrent,” Graham said.

Graham told The Hill that FBI Director Christopher Wray faces an "uphill battle" to prove to lawmakers that the culture can change within the FBI. 

Graham's comments come after the Senate Judiciary Committee spent more than five hours questioning Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz over his findings in his review of the FBI's investigation of Trump campaign associates during 2016. 

Horowitz’s report found that there was no evidence of political bias in the decision to open the investigation and that the bureau had an “authorized purpose” for the probe. But Horowitz also found 17 “significant inaccuracies and omissions."

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