A LOT has been revealed today by James Comey.
During his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey stated that former Obama Attorney General Loretta Lynch asked him to regard the investigation of presidental hopeful Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information on a private email server as simply a “matter”.
Comey said, “There were other things that contributed to that. One significant item I can’t. I know the committee’s been briefed on. There’s been public accounts of it which are nonsense. But I understand the committee has been briefed on the classified facts.”
“Probably the only other consideration I guess can talk about in an open setting is at one point the attorney general had directed me not to call it an investigation but instead to call it matter, which confused me and concerned me. But that was one of the bricks in the load that led me to conclude I have to step away from the department if we’re to close this case credibly.”
Comey says Clinton, Lynch tarmac meeting convinced him, "in an ultimately conclusive way" to go public with email probe. pic.twitter.com/p308HRyPEd
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