June 21, 2018

Watchdog Slams Comey's Handling of Clinton Controversy

14 June 2018, 09:27 | Taylor George

Hillary Clinton. Source Associated Press

Hillary Clinton

The person was not authorized to speak on the record because the report is not yet public.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was spotted entering the West Wing on Thursday.

Strzok's and Page's names first made headlines previous year, when it emerged that they exchanged several text messages that demonstrated pro-Clinton and anti-Trump political views. His most significant report before this was the 2012 study of the botched Obama-era gun operation known as Fast and Furious.

Law enforcement officials previously told Reuters the information was leaked to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an adviser to the Trump campaign.

Trump was set to receive a briefing Thursday on the 500-page report, which the president is widely expected to use to launch fresh attacks against not only Clinton but also the law enforcement officials behind special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, which Trump has repeatedly referred to as a "witch hunt".

Start the countdown to another "witch hunt" tweet from the Oval Office.

The Inspector General of the Department of Justice, Michael Horowitz, now leads a nationwide team of more than 450 agents, attorneys, auditors and other such employees who all work together to conduct these investigations.

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Houthi missile attack kills three in Saudi Arabia
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Trump is yet again insisting there was "No Collusion and No Obstruction of the fabricated No Crime" and is accusing Democrats of making up "a phony crime", paying "a fortune to make the crime sound real", and then "Collud (ing) to make this pile of garbage take on life in Fake News!".

It will review a number of Comey's controversial acts, including his choice not to prosecute Clinton for sending classified information over her private email server and his decision to publicly resume the Clinton investigation in October, 2017.

Also Thursday, The AP obtained a document listing preliminary conclusions of that GOP-led investigation, which has been conducted jointly with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

On Wednesday, on the eve of the report's release, Sen.

The exhaustive review of a momentous period in the department's history is expected to criticize Comey's handling of the investigation at key junctures for violating departmental norms. The message is included in a forthcoming Justice Department inspector general report on the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation. After an additional review of the new emails, Comey then informed Congress two days before Election Day that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had not found anything new that would warrant charges against Clinton for her use of the private email server.

But the report said there was no evidence that the election was "rigged" in Clinton's favor, as the president has repeatedly charged, the paper reported.

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