FBI director says he feels ‘mildly nauseous’ about possibility he affected election, but has no regrets

FBI Director James B. Comey gave his most exhaustive defense yet Wednesday of his role in politically sensitive investigations, telling a Senate panel that despite feeling “mildly nauseous’’ at the thought his decisions about a probe into Hillary Clinton might have affected the election outcome, he had no regrets.

He also said he was confident in the FBI’s handling of an ongoing probe of any contacts between Russian officials and associates of President Trump.

Through nearly four hours of sometimes combative questioning from Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey offered his most full-throated explanation of his actions to date, and he never wavered from his core contention — that the FBI has stayed above the political fray even as its investigators probed senior aides to both the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates….

Source: FBI director says he feels ‘mildly nauseous’ about possibility he affected election, but has no regrets – The Washington Post

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