Why Did Comey Mark Some of His Memos Unclassified?

Last May, the New York Times printed excerpts of a February 14, 2017, memo written by James Comey, material that had been read to a Times reporter by Comey’s friend, Columbia University professor Daniel Richman. The Times made a point of emphasizing that there was nothing illegitimate in the sharing of the information: “The New York Times has not viewed a copy of the memo, which is unclassified,” the story read. And indeed, now that the Comey memos have finally been released, we see that that memo was labeled “UNCLASSIFIED/ /FOUO.” (FOUO means “For Official Use Only.”)The peculiar thing is that the notes of the Feb. 14 White House meeting were the first of Comey’s several memos to be assigned an unclassified status. Why?When the FBI director typed up his first encounter with Trump, which took place on January 6, 2017, he put “SECRET” and NOF…read more weeklystandard.com

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