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Monday, 20 March 2017 15:44

Rep. Gowdy Presses FBI Director on 'Felonious Dissemination of Classified Material' by Reporters

Written by  Craig Bannister

FBI Director James Comey testified on Monday that he is unaware of any exception for “reporters who want to break a story” from laws prohibiting “felonious dissemination of classified materials.”

At a House hearing on Russian interference with U.S.

elections, Comey told Rep. Try Gowdy (R-S.C.) that, while there’s no known exception for reporters, he doesn’t know of any who have been prosecuted for reporting classified information.

Still, Comey conceded that the relevant statute specifically prohibits classified information from being “published” and that the only way for a reporter to have knowledge of such information is if “somebody told them who shouldn’t have told them.”

Rep. Gowdy: “Director Comey, you and I were discussing the felonious dissemination of classified materialduring the last round. Is there an exception in the law for current or former U.S. officials who request anonymity?”

Comey: “To release classified information?”

Rep. Gowdy: “Yes sir.”

Comey: “No.”

Rep. Gowdy: “Is there an exception in the law for reporters who want to break a story?”

Comey: “Well. that's a harder question as to whether a reporter incurs criminal liability by publishing classified information and one probably beyond my ken. I'm not as good a lawyer as Mr. Schiff said I used to be.

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Face it folks, the director of the FBI and his counterpart at the NSA live and in color on coast to coast TV called you hero a LIAR. Leaking about someone committing a felony which is exactly what your boy is doing is called patriotism and is not in any way shape or form a crime. Wake up people, you helped elect a stooge of the Czar and for reasons known only to you and God simply will not face the facts.

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I just can't seem to figure this guy Comey out. Is he a political hack, and idiot savant, or the most intelligent cover-up guy on the planet? Is he helping Trump the best way he thinks is possible, did he tank Clinton on purpose because he was not allowed to prefer charges against her, or is he just caught up in the maelstrom of corruption in D.C.? It would be nice to be a fly on the wall of his office or a virus in his personal computer....haha

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Comey's not gonna be around much longer.

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And there you have it. Director Comey, and the FBI are afraid of the media. Terrified of the media. Shaking in their FBI polished shoes of the media. Bowels turn liquid and run down their legs afraid of the media. Did I miss anything? Maybe scared s**tless of the media? Yep. That about covers it. Thanks for the opportunity to state the obvious.

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