Comey: Lynch/Clinton Meeting Damaged DOJ’s Credibility To Effectively End Email Investigation

FBI Director James Comey was on Capitol Hill today before the Senate Judiciary Committee to discuss yet again the FBI’s role in investigating Hillary Clinton’s email usage. As Katie wrote, FBI Director Comey said that he wouldn’t change his decision on informing Congress about the batch of emails found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop, which was shared by top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. Abedin and Weiner are married. The October 28 letter is widely blamed by some to have tilted the election in Donald Trump’s favor, but the data suggests it isn’t as clear-cut. Moreover, while the Russians had a campaign of interference via state-funded news outlets and social media trolls, they did not hack the election. The deluge of fake news stories about Clinton also played no pivotal role in the 2016 election. That being said, Clinton seems incapable of moving on from this election, blaming Comey and the Russians during an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour during the Women for Women International Luncheon in New York City yesterday.

On the Hill, Comey said, as many have noted, that sitting on information like this regarding the Abedin/Weiner laptop would have been catastrophic for the bureau….

Source: Comey: Lynch/Clinton Meeting Damaged DOJ’s Credibility To Effectively End Email Investigation – Matt Vespa

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