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Friday, February 2, 2018
Schiff Claims House Intel Republicans ‘Secretly Altered’ Spy Memo
The following article appeared in the
Daily Caller on January 31st
By Chuck Ross
California Rep. Adam Schiff claimed
Wednesday that Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee altered a
controversial surveillance memo after the panel voted earlier this week to
release the document to the public.
In a letter to California Rep. Devin
Nunes, the chairman of the committee, Schiff claimed that Democrats discovered
on Wednesday that the classified four-page memo had been “secretly altered”
prior to being sent to the White House for review.
Adam Schiff; Truly a man to be believed! Heh
“After reviewing both versions, it is
clear that the Majority made material changes to the version it sent to the
White House, which Committee members were never apprised of, never had the
opportunity to review, and never approved,” Schiff wrote.
Just add a little hair and Peter Lorre Becomes Adam Schiff
The Intelligence Committee voted
along party lines on Monday to release the memo, which alleges that the FBI and
Justice Department misled a federal judge in order to obtain a surveillance
warrant in order to spy on Trump associates.
The White House is poised to release
the memo on Thursday.
Schiff did not say what edits were
made to the memo, and a spokesman for the House Intelligence Committee
called the Democrat’s effort a “strange attempt to thwart publication of the
In a statement to The Daily Caller,
Jack Langer said that “minor edits” including “grammatical fixes” were made to
“Two edits [were] requested by the
FBI and by the Minority themselves,” Langer said.
The edits were requested by the FBI
after Sunday, when FBI Director Christopher Wray met with Nunes to review the
Schiff is calling on Nunes to
withdraw the memo and hold another vote next week on whether to release the
document. He suggested in the letter that the committee could also vote on
whether to release a 10-page memo that Democrats crafted as a response to the
“It is now imperative that the
Committee Majority immediately withdraw the document that it sent to the White
House,” says Schiff.
“This is deeply troubling, because it
means that the Committee Majority transmitted to the White House an altered version
of its classified document that is materially different than the version on
which the Committee voted,” he added.
Earlier on Wednesday, the FBI
released a rare on-the-record statement expressing “grave concerns” with what
the bureau claims are “material omissions of fact” from the memo. On Sunday,
FBI Director Christopher Wray met with Nunes to review the document.