Among other things, Issa knows that instead of searching for the documents he asked for, Napolitano’s lawyers “instructed career staff in the Privacy Office not to search” for them.
Though missing Issa’s deadline Thursday, Napolitano may be ready to play her hand.
A DHS official said the agency’s “intention is to provide a batch of documents by close of business” Friday.
We’ll see. If not, Issa always has the force of law to compel the documents.