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Former U.S. Attorney: Lynch’s Instructions Were “Not the Greatest Instruction in the World”

Preet Bharara did not say whether that instruction would have made him feel queasy.

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Sunday that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s instructions involving Hillary Clinton’s email investigation were “not the greatest instruction in the world.”

Former FBI Director James Comey revealed during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee that Lynch had instructed him to refer to the FBI’s investigation of Clinton’s email practices as a “matter” rather than an investigation.

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Bharara about this instruction, and whether it would make Bharara feel queasy.

“Well, it wasn’t said to me. I think if its true and you’re listening to it as a third party it’s not the greatest instruction in the world,” Bharara told Stephanopoulos.