It’s on

Thug Donald says hell yes release the memo, the memo is out.

The House Intelligence Committee made the memo public after a week of pleading from senior national security officials not to disclose the classified details, reading it aloud on a conference call with reporters after President Trump declassified the memo.

“A lot of people should be ashamed of themselves and much worse than that,” Mr. Trump said on Friday.

The memo alleges that senior government officials favored Democrats over Republicans and accuses federal law enforcement officials of abusing their authorities when they sought permission to surveil a former Trump campaign adviser, Carter Page.

Never mind the fact that Carter Page was already dirty, independently of Trump; that he had been under FBI surveillance before the Trump gang ever approached him.

Earlier on Friday, Mr. Trump said top officials and investigators at the F.B.I. and Justice Department have “politicized the sacred investigative process.”

I wish a bunch of people would pin him down and shovel dirt into his mouth.

The early-morning Twitter post reinforced reports that Mr. Trump, in allowing the Republican memo to be released, is seeking to clean house in the upper ranks of the F.B.I. and the Justice Department, even at the risk of losing his own F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray.

No, not “clean house” – Trump is seeking to replace people in the upper ranks of the FBI with people who are loyal to him. That’s it, that’s his only goal: transforming the FBI into an arm of Donald Trump the ManGod.

Earlier this week, The F.B.I. made an unusual public plea not to release the document, which could reveal classified sources and methods. Mr. Trump declassified the memo without requesting any redactions.

In other words he acted as recklessly and self-absorbedly as he always does.

Constitutional crisis in full flow.

Updating to add:

The Times has the memo plus a few annotations.

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