There are a lot of things that have been revealed in the just-released Comey Memos. The analysts have been working overtime to squeeze as many tidbits as possible out of the 15 pages of musings by the former FBI director. It is important to remember that it is also important the things that James Comey did not mention in his memos. In this article, we will start with just four basic and very key items.
As Written and Reported By James Barrett for the Daily Wire:
On Thursday, memos written by then-FBI Director James Comey, including four he leaked to the media after being fired by President Trump, were given to Congress by the Department of Justice and immediately leaked to media outlets. Now we’ve learned the DOJ’s internal watchdog is reviewing the memos Comey leaked for the potential illegal disclosure of classified information. Here’s what you need to know.
1. At least two of the memos Comey leaked contained classified information.
Some of the information on the four leaked memos Comey recognized at the time to be classified, so he redacted it. However, in one memo, he did not redact information that has since been determined to be classified, much like some of the information Hillary Clinton sent through her illegal private email server. The Wall Street Journal reports:
Of those two memos, Mr. Comey himself redacted elements of one that he knew to be classified to protect secrets before he handed the documents over to his friend. He determined at the time that another memo contained no classified information, but after he left the Federal Bureau of Investigation, bureau officials upgraded it to “confidential,” the lowest level of classification.
2. Comey claims the memos were his personal property, but the FBI says otherwise.
In his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee in June 2017, in which he revealed that he deliberately leaked memos to the media, he said it was his opinion …….
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