Hillary Clinton masterfully mocks James Comey over his misuse of private email


Inspector General Michael Horowitz, who joined Wray at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Monday, said there are lessons to be learned from the 500-page report, including the importance of respecting an institution's hierarchy and norms.

President Trump has been tweeting up a storm ever since he returned from Singapore.

The inspector general report is pretty clear on that front.

The FBI obtained a warrant nine days before the presidential election to review those emails, found on the laptop of former congressman Anthony Weiner, and ultimately determined there was nothing in them that changed its original conclusion.

A new report by the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General accuses Comey of breaking protocol in his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. If Trump wants to view people's partisanship as their only motive for doing their jobs, he loses that argument very quickly when it comes to the independent, FBI-backed investigation now looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and any possible collusion between his campaign and the Russians.

The report was the culmination of a almost 18-month investigation by the Justice Department's internal watchdog into how the FBI handled one of the most consequential investigations in its history.

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Both Democrats and Republicans have used parts of the report to support their claims about the Clinton investigation. Also remember that they all worked for Slippery James Comey and that Comey is best friends with Robert Mueller.

Late night isn't quite finished discussing James Comey just yet. In one August 2016 text, the agent, Peter Strzok, said, "We'll stop it", in reference to a possible Trump victory.

Along with calling for an end to the investigation, Giuliani said that Friday was the last chance for Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to "redeem themselves".

"Under these circumstances, we did not have confidence that Strzok's decisions to prioritize the Russian Federation investigation over following up on the Midyear-related investigation lead discovered on the Weiner laptop was free from bias". Every reason for firing him is laid out here.

These texts imply a "willingness to take official action to impact a presidential candidate's electoral prospects", the report said.

The result, Horowitz said, undermined public confidence in the FBI and sowed doubt about the bureau's handling of the Clinton investigation, which even two years later remains politically divisive.