IG: Comey Broke From FBI Procedures in Clinton Probe
IG: Comey Broke From FBI Procedures in Clinton Probe
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14 June, 2018, 20:46
Reports say FBI Agent Peter Strzok texted: "we'll stop trump from becoming president".
But it did find that by "departing so clearly and dramatically from Federal Bureau of Investigation and department norms, the decisions negatively impacted the perception of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the department as fair administrators of justice", according to Bloomberg.
In July 2016, Comey made the controversial decision in July 2016 to announce that he was recommending that no charges be filed over the investigation into her emails.
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"It was the right thing to do", he said.
A key finding: Comey erred in his decision not to coordinate with his superiors at the Justice Department at key moments in the Clinton email investigation, according to the sources.
The Justice Department's watchdog faults former FBI Director James Comey for breaking with established protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Among the actions scrutinized is Comey's decision to publicly announce his recommendation against prosecuting Clinton, and his disclosure to Congress days before the election that the investigation was being revived because of newly discovered emails. It represents the culmination of an 18-month review into one of the most consequential FBI investigations in recent history.
"This report confirms what we have known for a long time - that the FBI inappropriately applied a double standard to the Clinton and Trump investigations which hurt her and helped elect him", Podesta told Reuters.
While Strzok did eventually work as an investigator in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe - and was removed from the investigation once Mueller found the messages - he was working on the Clinton email probe at the time he sent the text to Page.
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