As we told you yesterday, the FBI ruffled more than few feathers when it released 129 pages of documents on the 2001 investigation into Bill Clinton’s pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich:

Well, here’s the explanation.

Apparently it’s an automated system that was triggered because these documents were requested under the FOIA “three or more times”:

Other recent releases posted automatically covered General David Petraeus, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s father, Fred:

It should be noted that before the Fred Trump release on October 30, 2016, the previous one happened over a year earlier on October 15, 2015:

So for an entire year this 3-or-more FOIA request rule wasn’t triggered? Something still doesn’t make sense with all of this.



The FBI just released 129 pages of its 2001 investigation into the Clinton Foundation and the pardon of Marc Rich

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