FBI Declines to Provide Docs to House Commitee

FBI withholds Comey memos from House panel

Comey has already said under oath that Attorney General Lynch's "tarmac meeting" with former President Bill Clinton was one of the reasons he felt the Department of Justice couldn't be trusted.

According to CNN, Comey was not as concerned about whether the information was fake, but about whether the report was going to be released by the Russians.

Mr Comey's decision to speak publicly about the investigation into Mrs Clinton's email server infuriated her supporters and perplexed many of his FBI colleagues.

Graham called the report "stunning" and said Comey "needs to be held accountable".

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The memo contained a summary of the email, in which Wasserman Schultz supposedly described to the OSF official how Lynch had privately assured a Clinton staffer during the campaign that the DOJ wouldn't take the email probe too far.

As a result, Comey acted unilaterally last summer to publicly declare the investigation over - without consulting then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch - while at the same time stating that Clinton had been "extremely careless" in her handling of classified information.

Congress, simultaneously with different federal agencies, is conducting several investigations to determine possible coordination between Trump's campaign and the Kremlin to interfere in the presidential election to hurt the chances of Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton.

"It was a very powerful factor in the decision to go forward in July with the statement that there shouldn't be a prosecution", a source told the Washington Post.

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The Washington Post reported Wednesday that this Russian intelligence was unreliable.

"One of the realities of having somebody looking into potential criminal charges is that you've got to be careful what you do in Congress", said Graham. "And we need sort of an agreement with Mueller as to how we interact".

She also said she hopes "this abrupt and distressing action will raise enough questions in the minds of Republicans for them to conclude that it is worthy of careful attention, because left unchecked ... this will not just bite Democrats, or me; this will undermine our electoral system". I want to see the email'.

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