Comey’s Draft Letter Said Clinton Was ‘Grossly Negligent,’ According to Grassley

By NTK Staff | 11.07.2017 @9:00am
Comey’s Draft Letter Said Clinton Was ‘Grossly Negligent,’ According to Grassley

Ex-FBI Director James Comey wrote that Hillary Clinton was “grossly negligent” in her handling of classified information, though that phrase did not make it in to Comey’s final draft, according to a release from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA). Grassley, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Monday, seeking more answers […]

Ex-FBI Director James Comey wrote that Hillary Clinton was “grossly negligent” in her handling of classified information, though that phrase did not make it in to Comey’s final draft, according to a release from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA).

Grassley, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Monday, seeking more answers on why Comey would change two uses of the phrase “grossly negligent” to one use of the phrase “extremely careless” instead.

Grassley notes that the “mishandling of classified material through gross negligence [is] a criminal act.”

Among those documents, the FBI provided what appears to be a May 2, 2016, draft of the exoneration statement, two months before Director Comey’s July 5, 2016 press conference In that draft, the original language is shown to have included the following sentence:

[“]There is evidence to support a conclusion that Secretary Clinton, and others, used the private email server in a manner that was grossly negligent with respect to the handling of classified material.[“]

…As you are aware, 18 U.S.C. § 793(f) makes the mishandling of classified material through gross negligence a criminal act.

Since Comey’s final statement removed phrases that would have suggested Clinton was criminally liable, Grassley wants to know who made those changes to Comey’s letter, and how they did so.

It appears the ex-secretary of state and failed presidential candidate may not yet be out of the woods on her email scandal.

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