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get the memo

1. Literally, to receive a short message containing information, especially in an office or workplace. Did you get the memo the boss sent around? We're supposed to meet for a team-building exercise after lunch.
2. By extension, to become aware of or informed about a situation, especially one that most or many other people know about already. Often used in or with a negative. Johnny's been dating Sam for over a month now? I guess I didn't get the memo. You're surprised that a giant corporation values its profits over environmental concerns? Didn't you get the memo?
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In declining to declassify the document, the White House also sent lawmakers a letter signed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Wray, as well as a marked-up copy of the memo, laying out portions it considers too sensitive to make public.
The memo confirms the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign began in July 2016, months before the surveillance warrant was sought, and was "triggered" by information concerning campaign aide George Papadopoulos.
Asked by reporters on Friday whether the memo made him more likely to fire Rosenstein or whether he had confidence in him, Trump replied, "You figure it out.
Conaway said he would not support the release of a second memo, a Democratic rebuttal, saying such a motion would be "premature.
com/policy/national-security/371683-nunes-fires-back-at-fbi-for-spurious-objections-to-memo-release) responded to FBI's statement Wednesday dismissing their "spurious objections" to the memo.
He stressed that the memo should not interfere with Mueller's probe, or compromise Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees that investigation, in any way.
6GHz quad-core processors for a perfect balance of multi-tasking performance and energy efficiency, MeMO Pad 8 has up to nine hours battery life with HD video playback and MeMO Pad 10 up to 9.
However the memo, which was kept private until the NRA got hold of the document, states that exempting already possessed assault weapons wouldn't have much impact on gun violence, since so many rifles of this type are already in the hands of Americans.
Memo books have found an advocate in 39-year-old graphic designer Aaron Draplin.
The company added that MyScript Memo provides handwriting recognition in 31 languages, including: English, French, German, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Korean and Japanese kana.
The commitments given in the memo were that in case the US prevents Gen Kayani from sacking PPP government, the government in return would help in proving that ISI was complicit in harboring OBL, and Americans would sit in judgement in inquiry commission; a new security team of Washington's choice would be put in place; American troops would be given carte blanche to conduct operations on Pakistani soil to get hold of wanted men; nuclear assets would be put under a verification regime and disciplined; ISI-Haqqani network will be severed and the ISI cut down to size; Pakistani officers involved in Mumbai carnage would be handed over to India.
KATHMANDU, May 2 -- Hours after the leaders of ruling CPN-UML submitted a memorandum to party Chairman Jhalanath Khanal demanding Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal's resignation, most of the lawmakers and leaders voiced their concern for including their names in the memo.
US lawmakers and rights groups blasted the US government's "war on terror" tactics yesterday after the release of a 2003 legal memo arguing that US military interrogators could use extreme methods in questioning Al Qaeda detainees.
A secret memo from a top advisor to home secretary Jacqui Smith said asking for more money from the Treasury for officers' wages would undermine bids for counter-terrorism cash.
While preparing for trial, the IRS attorney assigned to the case prepared a memo to the National Office asking for its advice.