Glenn Greenwald, who’s perhaps best known for his reporting on the classified documents leaked by Edward Snowden, has weighed in on the campaign to #ReleaseTheMemo.

As Twitchy reported, the classified report compiled by the House Intelligence Committee allegedly reveals FISA abuses and has been described by Republican congressmen who’ve read it as “sickening” and “absolutely shocking.” Democrats, on the other hand, have been mostly quiet, other than Rep. Adam “Transparency” Schiff, who tweeted that the memo should, of course, stay classified.

So what’s Greenwald’s take? It seems he’s pretty anxious for someone to declassify the memo, and lays it on President Trump to declassify it and get it out there for the public.

Yeah, there are countless ways to make classified materials public. One of those Republicans could, for example, just publish them on his website and then claim that a bad cold had interfered with his mental faculties.

“Madly tweeting,” huh? So it’s Trump at whom you should be furious? Besides having the #SchumerShutdown to deal with, perhaps there are other reasons Trump hasn’t sprung into action.

Yep.

Right now, House members have to read the classified memo in a secure facility … so unless someone pulls a “Sloppy” Sandy Berger and stuffs a copy of the memo down his socks, it’s not going to be read on the House floor.

No reason to be so anxious over a hashtag campaign … give it time.

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Update:

Now Glenn Greenwald and Jon Schwarz have written a piece called — get this – “Republicans Have Four Easy Ways to #ReleaseTheMemo — and the Evidence for It. Not Doing So Will Prove Them to Be Shameless Frauds.” (Shocker: The fourth easy way to release the memo is to leak it to the press.)

Why isn’t the GOP letting the public see it? (Spoiler: They are, after proper channels are followed.)


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