Request for Stay – DOJ Stalls For More Time Before Forced Production of Comey Memos…

inside ongoing battle for the unredacted Comey Memos, in addition to David Archey Declarations describing those memos [Backstory Here], today the DOJ filed a motion for a stay (full pdf below) against the forced production of the documents (previously ordered by Judge Boasberg).

Hat Tip Techno Fog – As a likely result of This kind of DOJ motion, Judge Boasberg will issue a deadline on production. Whether which deadline will be 14 days or until the end of the appeal deadline (60 days coming from August 12) can be still unknown.

[Backstory for those unfamilar] inside background of what was The Mueller Investigation, there was a FOIA case where the FBI was fighting to stop the Discharge of the Comey memos.  Within which courtroom fight Mueller’s lead FBI agent David Archey wrote a series of declarations to the court describing the content of the memos in addition to arguing why they should be kept classified.

The FOIA fight shifted; in addition to the plaintiff, CNN, argued for public Discharge of the content of the FBI agent’s descriptions, today known as the “Archey Declarations”.

After a lengthy back-in addition to-forth legal contest, on June 7th Judge James E Boasberg agreed to allow the FBI to keep the Comey memo content hidden, yet instructed the DOJ/FBI to Discharge the content of the Archey Declarations.  On August 2nd the DOJ/FBI changed their position in addition to claimed national security, “sources in addition to methods” would certainly be compromised by the Discharge of the Archey Declarations.

On August 12th Judge Boasberg completely rejected the DOJ in addition to FBI argument.

On August 13th the DOJ told CNN their compliance on production of the documents was pending their decision to appeal the August 12th judicial order.

On August 14th CNN filed a motion requesting Judge Boasberg to order immediate compliance coming from the DOJ with the Discharge.

So today, August 26th, the DOJ can be requesting a “STAY” of judicial order unless in addition to until all legal appeals to a higher court are exhausted.  Here’s the motion:



The issue at hand can be tangentially related to the current Inspector General carve-out report, through the aspect of the Comey Memos.

We are currently anticipating a report coming from the OIG related to former FBI Director James Comey, his writing of the memos, in addition to the leaking of some of those memos to the media via his friend Daniel Richman.  {LINK}

No-one knows the number of memos which James Comey has written.  [We may get which answer inside IG report.]  There are nine memos written by James Comey surrounding contact in addition to conversations with President-elect in addition to then President Trump (2016/2017).

However, based on the court declarations by Mueller’s former lead FBI investigator David Archey, the item sounds like there are many more memos than anyone currently understands; including memos about the investigation of candidate Trump, which were written during the “Crossfire Hurricane” investigation 2016 in addition to 2017, which describe investigative details, sources, operations in addition to code-names of intelligence assets used inside investigation.

The Comey memos are not just about his contact with Donald Trump as a candidate, president-elect or president.   The media keeps downplaying the memos as a few notes taken by the former FBI director, yet all of the background information suggest the assembled writing can be something more akin to a personal diary.

My strongly researched suspicion can be which James Comey kept detailed private notes of what was happening during the operation(s) against Donald Trump in addition to his campaign team, both during the campaign in addition to after the election when President Trump took office.  Just take a look at how David Archey described the content in addition to you can see those notes, today called memos, were in addition to FD 302 reports being filed by FBI officials.

Why James Comey would certainly keep detailed notes beyond what was being officially recorded inside FBI 302 reports can be likely a question to be answered within the pending inspector general report.   There’s a lot of sketchy non-transparent stuff going on amid all of This kind of….

Below can be an example of the redacted information inside Archey Declarations which Judge Boasberg had previously ruled must be released with the redactions removed.  This kind of can be what the DOJ in addition to FBI are working to stop, stall in addition to delay coming from being released to the public:

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The United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch, can be fighting This kind of court ordered Discharge.  The DOJ Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division can be Jody Hunt. which name might be familiar to you because Jody Hunt was Jeff Sessions former chief-of-staff.

We previously anticipated Jody Hunt being involved with This kind of current case; the DOJ in addition to FBI attempt to block Discharge of the memos in addition to declarations.   However, we have recently been informed which Jody Hunt was recused coming from the case by DOJ lawyers during the time when the Mueller investigation was ongoing.

According to the latest information we can gather, DOJ Asst. Attorney James Burnham  replaced Jody Hunt for all oversight issues in This kind of court battle.


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