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Fri Jun 16, 2017, 07:32 PM

FBI refuses to release Comey memos while investigation ongoing

Source: MSN/The Hill

The FBI won't be publicly releasing any memos that ousted FBI director James Comey wrote about his conversations with President Donald Trump because they might interfere with an ongoing investigation.

The Hill made requested those memos, citing open records law, on May 16, the day a New York Times report revealed their existence.

Those documents, however, fall under a part of the law that allows agencies to withhold records if they have been "compiled for law enforcement purposes, but only to the extent that the production of such law enforcement records or information... could reasonably be expected to interfere with enforcement proceedings," according to a letter the FBI sent to The Hill.

Comey told a Senate panel that he wrote the memos recapping conversations with Trump because the longtime FBI director was "honestly concerned that [the president] might lie."

Read more: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/fbi-refuses-to-release-comey-memos-while-investigation-ongoing/ar-BBCMz1r?li=BBnb7Kz

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Fri Jun 16, 2017, 07:36 PM

1. Well there goes another one of their talking points.

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