The Department of Justice on Wednesday warned lawmakers not to publicly release a memo purporting to detail surveillance abuses by the U.S. government for fear it will harm national security and ongoing investigations.
, said the Republican push to release a memo they say reveals political bias at the FBI and DOJ would be “extraordinarily reckless” without a review by those agencies.
“We have also heard that HPSCI [the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence] is considering making the classified memorandum available to the public and the media, an unprecedented action,” Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd, wrote in a letter to the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes.
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The Corrupt FBI and DOJ are saying it would be “extraordinarily reckless”. Of course. They need to doctor it first before releasing it to the public.