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Judicial Watch sues Justice
Department over Comey memo

Washington Examiner, by Anna Giaritelli

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Posted By:JoniTx, 6/16/2017 8:25:03 PM

Judicial Watch announced Friday it has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Justice Department for information related to memos former FBI Director James Comey testified that he had written about his private meetings with President Trump. The conservative watchdog group said its latest suit is in response to not hearing back about a FOIA request it sent the Justice Department on May 16 when one of the leaked memos was cited in a New York Times story. "That we have to sue in federal court to get a document that was read to a reporter at The

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 6/16/2017 9:17:19 PM     (No. 11288975)

The withholding of these memos - that Comey himself discussed with friend Ben Wittes and asked friend Dan Richman to get to NYT reporter Michael Schmidt - is outrageous.

“Law enforcement”? Hardly. Partisan witch hunt intended to besiege and paralyze the Trump administration, if not destroy it entirely.

I am very thankful for Fitton and Judicial Watch for all they do to keep people honest. Fitton has been appearing a great deal on FBN - Lou Dobbs - and is a splendid advocate for truth, a rare and precious commodity these days.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 6/16/2017 9:22:46 PM     (No. 11288981)

Correction to #1, it is Chris Farrell, Judicial Watch’s Director of Investigations, who appears regularly on Lou Dobbs.

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