An Apple laptop computer with a hard drive was found in the possession of a former Democratic IT aide, Imran Awan. This hard drive is associated with former Chair of the DNC, Debbie Wasserman Schultz. She does not want the contents of the computer revealed and neither does Awan. Awan and his brother are facing a serious investigation that could involve National Security.
This has set off a series of legal steps and an attempt to use attorney-client privilege. There is also an attempt to use the “speech and debate” clause of the Constitution by Little Debbie and claim a form of Congressional privilege from the investigation. Here all the known facts.
As Written By Luke Rosiak for the Daily Caller:
A court date for a former Democratic IT aide has been postponed by more than a month after the defendant’s attorney, a former Hillary Clinton aide, said he’s seeking to block prosecutors from using evidence that appears to include a government laptop tied to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
“The government has been in discussions with counsel for the defendants regarding complex discovery issues and other legal issues in this case, in particular issues surrounding claims of attorney-client privilege being raised by defendant Imran Awan,” court papers filed Tuesday say.
“Last night, counsel for both defendants indicated that they need additional time to review and analyze these issues, along with the voluminous discovery the government provided in this case,” according to the documents. “The government consents to this request.”
Chris Gowen, Awan’s attorney, said at the last hearing: “We do expect there being an attorney-client privilege issue in this case… What occurred is a backpack from my client was found, he was trying to get a better signal, there was a note that said attorney client privilege and a hard drive. We feel very strongly about ……
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