The Director of the FBI, James Comey, felt an obligation to inform Congress of the reopening of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation. His boss, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, strongly advised him not to do this. There must be a very compelling reason for Director Comey to ignore instructions from his boss. There are some interesting theories on what is about to come down. What is your guess as to the coming storm?
As Written By Dailymail.com Reporter and Regina F. Graham For Dailymail.com:
Attorney General Loretta Lynch advised and objected against FBI Director James Comey’s move to send a letter to Congress to inform them about the reopening of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server.
Lynch argued to Comey that he should follow the Justice Department’s practice of not taking actions that could influence the outcome of a presidential election, The New Yorker reported on Saturday.
Comey broke from Lynch, who objected to the move along with the Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, and independently sent the letter to Congress on Friday, dropping the bombshell about the restarted investigation based on newly discovered emails, rocking Clinton’s campaign.
Comey’s supporters argue that he had to break away from Lynch and act independently on the issue due to her compromising herself when she had an impromptu visit with former president Bill Clinton late into the investigation earlier this year.
The FBI director, who is an employee of the Justice Department and is ‘covered under its policies,’ gave top officials at the Justice Department advance notice prior to sending the letter to lawmakers, an official close to the matter said.
Four years ago, former Attorney General Eric Holder formalized a policy not comment publicly about politically sensitive investigations within 60 days of an election in a memo to all Justice Department employees.
In his memo, he warned that when handling political cases, officials ‘must be particularly sensitive to safeguarding the Department’s reputation for …
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