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Judicial Watch forces FBI to search for more Steele documents


PJMediaAfter years of legal wrangling, a federal judge has given the FBI 60 days to cough up records of their communications with former British spy Christopher Steele after he was terminated as a confidential human source.

The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch first sought FBI documents on Steele in May of 2017 through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. The court initially sided with the FBI but reopened the case in 2018 when evidence emerged that Steele was an FBI informant. Judicial Watch again asked the FBI to search for their Steele records, but the FBI continued to stonewall, declining to confirm or deny that they even existed.

Now, U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Cooper has put an end to the cat-and-mouse game.

I doubt this decision will put an end to any of the games, but every little bit of information that gets pried out leads to more.

This entry was published Sun Aug 25 06:47:23 CDT 2019 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2019-08-20 13:34:22.0. [Tweet]

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