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Saturday, September 17, 2016

What is the FBI hiding?

The bureau has conspired to keep Congress in the dark about its Clinton probe

Earlier this week, Republican leaders in both houses of Congress took the FBI to task for its failure to be transparent. In the House, it was apparently necessary to serve a subpoena on an FBI agent to obtain what members of Congress want to see, and in the Senate, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee accused the FBI itself of lawbreaking.

Here is the back story.

Ever since FBI Director James Comey announced on July 5 he was recommending that the Department of Justice not seek charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a result of her failure to safeguard state secrets during her time in office, many in Congress have had a nagging feeling that this was a political, not a legal, decision. The publicly known evidence of Mrs. Clinton’s recklessness and willful failure to safeguard secrets was overwhelming. The evidence of her lying under oath about whether she returned all her work-related emails that she had taken from the State Department was profound and incontrovertible.



Anonymous said...

Department of Justice leader , also a muslim.

Anonymous said...

Not defending Comey....but if he had made a referral the AG could have sat on it indefinitely and it would have been sealed. None of the facts and opinions he voiced on July 5 would have yet been made public.

Even without a referral, his comments were hurtful to her and caused erosion of her support.

Still trying to figure out how it fits into the larger puzzle.