As you remember, former FBI Director James Comey’s friend, Daniel Richman was the recipient of the infamous Trump memos and leaked them to the media as directed by Comey. Now Congress wants to know a whole lot more about Richman. It has been revealed that he was a “special government employee” for Comey. Congress wants that defined a whole lot better. What was his job title? What was his job assignments? What was his security clearance? Stay tuned as this could get interesting.
As Written and Reported By Chuck Ross for the Daily Caller:
The chairmen of two House committees are asking the Justice Department for records related to Daniel Richman, the FBI “special government employee” who handled former FBI Director James Comey’s memos of conversations he had with President Donald Trump.
Virginia Rep. Bob Goodlatte and South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, the GOP chairmen of the House Judiciary and House Oversight and Government Reform Committees, are asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for Richman’s work records as well as information regarding his security clearance.
Comey gave Richman four memos that he wrote after his meetings and conversations with Trump. Two of the documents contain classified information. Comey redacted classified portions of one of the memos before giving it to Richman. The Justice Department recently determined that another one of the memos contained classified information that Comey did not redact.
The Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General is investigating Comey’s handling of the documents.
After Comey was fired by Trump on May 9, 2017, he instructed Richman to share details of one of the memos with The New York Times. Comey has said that his goal was to force the appointment of a special counsel to continue the Russia …..
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