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Comey: Obama’s DOJ Didn’t Want to Do Additional Investigation into Clinton

"That this was a case that the Department of Justice would never prosecute. And, most importantly, they didn't want to do additional investigation."

By NTK Staff | 04.16.2018 @2:00pm
Comey: Obama’s DOJ Didn’t Want to Do Additional Investigation into Clinton

Former FBI Director James Comey told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that former President Barack Obama’s Justice Department didn’t “want to do additional investigation” into Hillary Clinton’s email practices.

During a portion of the interview that was not televised, Stephanopoulos asked Comey about the FBI’s July 2016 interview with Clinton concerning her email practices.

Stephanopoulos asked Comey what the FBI learned from their interview with Clinton.

“Spent a lotta time on the phone with the team that afternoon and learned that we didn’t find anything, the team didn’t, that changed their view of the case,” Comey said. “That this was a case that the Department of Justice would never prosecute. And, most importantly, they didn’t want to do additional investigation.”

Read the full exchange below:

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: You interview Hillary Clinton I guess it was July 2nd– 2016. But actually, you’re not there?

JAMES COMEY: No ’cause I’m the dir– at that point, the director of the F.B.I. Only on TV is the director jumping out of helicopters and conducting interviews. My job is to make the final decisions. The pros will do the interview, the agents who had actually been investigating her and crawling all around her life for a year. And that’s the way it should be.

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: And after the interview, what did you learn?

JAMES COMEY: Spent a lotta time on the phone with the team that afternoon and learned that we didn’t find anything, the team didn’t, that changed their view of the case. That this was a case that the Department of Justice would never prosecute. And, most importantly, they didn’t want to do additional investigation.

There was nothing she said that they believed we could prove was false. And there was nothing else they needed to run down to see if she was testifying to us falsely. And so the view of the team was, “We’re done here. Our view of this case

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