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OBAMA’S AG LORETTA LYNCH TO COMEY: ” CALL CLINTON EMAIL INVESTIGATION A ‘MATTER'”

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Loretta Lynch speaks during a Naturalization Ceremony for new US Citizens at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC on November 17, 2016 (Getty Images)

 

( Daily Caller ) Loretta Lynch, the former attorney general under Barack Obama, pressured former FBI Director James Comey to downplay the Clinton email server investigation and only refer to it as a “matter,” Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

Comey said that when he asked Lynch if she was going to authorize him to confirm the existence of the Clinton email investigation, her answer was, “Yes, but don’t call it that. Call it a matter.” When Comey asked why, he said, Lynch wouldn’t give him an explanation. “Just call it a matter,” she said.

Comey added later that he was concerned about that direction as it was false. He was further concerned because it aligned with the Clinton campaign’s spin on the investigation.

Lynch’s order, Comey said, “concerned me because that language tracked the way the campaign was talking about the FBI’s work and that’s concerning.”

 

Read more: A Matter Of Fact

2 thoughts on “OBAMA’S AG LORETTA LYNCH TO COMEY: ” CALL CLINTON EMAIL INVESTIGATION A ‘MATTER'”

    Dana Doran said:
    June 8, 2017 at 11:51 pm

    Yes, because, it depends on what your definition of “is” is.

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    Brittius said:
    June 9, 2017 at 8:14 am

    Reblogged this on Brittius.

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