Even though President Donald Trump has given the order, the FBI and DOJ have yet to release the declassified documents to Congress. Representative Devin Nunes, Republican from California, and the chairman of the House intelligence committee is getting impatient to get his hands on the documents. The President has said that the Inspector General is working with all haste to get all the documents reviewed one more time. Does this indicate that once again the House and Senate will be getting redacted copies of documents? That is not what they asked for.
As Written and Reported By Susan Jones for CNS News:
On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that the Justice Department inspector-general “has been asked to review these documents on an expedited basis” before they are released.
The Carter Page FISA application and certain FBI/DOJ text messages are among the documents that Trump has ordered to be declassified without redaction.
At Thursday’s campaign rally in Las Vegas, Trump told Sean Hannity he’s been contacted by U.S. allies who are concerned about the declassification. (Former Obama administration officials — John Brennan and James Clapper among them — also have objected to declassification on national security grounds.)
“We are also dealing with foreign countries that do have a problem,” Trump told Hannity. “I must tell you, I got called today from two very good allies saying, ‘Please, can we talk.’ So it’s not as simple as all of that. And we do have to respect their wishes. But it will all come out,” Trump said.
On Friday morning, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House …..
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