Why does a watchdog group like The Judicial Watch have to resort to obtain information from the FBI? The information is not classified and is in open knowledge to the public. This sort of data should be readily available under the Freedom of Information request. The FBI has gone all closed mouthed about the James Comey memo concerning a discussion he had with President Trump. We are talking about the one the Comey had leaked. So, FBI, where is it?
As Written By Chris Enloe for The Blaze:
Government watchdog group Judicial Watch announced on Friday a new lawsuit against the Department of Justice that involves former FBI Director James Comey.
The organization said Friday they have filed a Freedom of Information Act request against the Department of Justice for information and documents related to Comey’s private meetings with President Donald Trump, documents the media has colloquially referred to as the “Comey memos.”
Judicial Watch said they filed the FOIA request after the DOJ failed to respond to a separate FOIA request on May 16 that sought an alleged Comey memo that had been reported by the New York Times.
The memo in question reportedly involved a conservation Comey had with Trump about Michael Flynn, Trump’s former national security adviser.
In a statement, Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton called it a “scandal” that his organization has to sue the government in order to secure the release of the memo.
“That we have to sue in federal court to get a document that was read to a reporter at The New York Times is a scandal,” Fitton said. “This Comey memo should be released forthwith and, frankly, the president can and should order its immediate release.”
Despite the FOIA suits, the FBI has so far refused to release the Comey memos, telling……..
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