by Jim Hoft, The Gateway Pundit:
The Department of Justice turned over the Comey memos to Congress today after missing their deadline earlier in the week.
Congressional leaders threatened to impeach deep state leaders if they continued to stall on the memos.
Fired FBI Chief James Comey wrote about the memos in his book and leaked the documents to reporters last year.
Congress has not yet had a chance to look at the memos — Until tonight.
The 15-page document was provided to Congress by the Justice Department on Thursday.
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Ca.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) issued a statement on the memos later tonight.
The House chairmen note that the memos prove that fired Director Comey never felt obstructed or threatened from his relationship with the president.
And… former Director Comey leaked at least one of these memos for the stated purpose of spurring the appointment of Special Counsel.
The Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence published the statement tonight:
Today House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Ca.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) issued the following statement:
“We have long argued former Director Comey’s self-styled memos should be in the public domain, subject to any classification redactions. These memos are significant for both what is in them and what is not.
Former Director Comey’s memos show the President made clear he wanted allegations of collusion, coordination, and conspiracy between his campaign and Russia fully investigated. The memos also made clear the ‘cloud’ President Trump wanted lifted was not the Russian interference in the 2016 election cloud, rather it was the salacious, unsubstantiated allegations related to personal conduct leveled in the dossier.