It was an indicator that the FBI’s investigation of Hillary’s illegal email server and mishandling of classified information was a sham when FBI Director Comey testified in detail before Congress that even though Hillary had violated almost every aspect of the statute and then lied about it (video), the Department of Justice (DoJ) decided not to prosecute because they were “uncomfortable” with the part of the statute that says that intent is irrelevant and negligence or foolishness is enough to prosecute on…..in spite of the fact that there have been other cases where they had no such reservation.
We learned October 3rd that the FBO/DoJ had given secret immunity deals to Hillary’s top staff on the condition that they turn over all laptops, devices, documents etc to the FBI. The FBI then destroyed them ensuring that future Attorney Generals, Congress, and the public would never even have the option to fully investigate Clinton’s use of illegal private email servers. It seems that the Obama Administration did not want to leave destroying the evidence to Hillary’s staff.
These same people who got immunity are still pleading the Fifth Amendment to Congress even though they have an immunity deal, which is also outside the law.
Emails obtained via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit revealed that the White House was coordinating with Hillary’s Campaign on the investigation.
Newly disclosed emails show the White House coordinated with Hillary Clinton’s emerging presidential campaign in 2015 about potential fallout from Clinton’s use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state.
Here are the details, according to a Wall Street Journal review of the emails:
- Jennifer Palmieri, then the White House communications director, emailed Jen Psaki, a State Department spokesperson, to ask, “between us on the shows…think we can get this done so he is not asked about email.” She was apparently referring to an appearance on CBS by current Secretary of State John Kerry, according to The Journal. Palmieri is now the Clinton campaign’s communications director.
- Palmieri and Psaki, along with other top White House officials, discussed an interview Kerry gave to CBS. “Good to go on killing CBS idea,” read one email from Psaki. “And we are going to hold on any other TV options just given the swirl of crap out there.”
- Palmieri, who joined the Clinton campaign in mid-2015, helped arrange for Psaki to take her old job at the White House. Psaki is now the White House communications director.
- Patrick Kennedy, the State Department undersecretary for management, told Heather Samuelson, one of Clinton’s attorneys, about new documents the State Department had posted concerning Clinton.
It gets even better. We now know thanks to WikiLeaks from the Hillary for President Campaign emails that the Department of Justice was coordinating/leaking/informing – call it what you will – their investigation with Hillary’s campaign staff.
Read the email HERE:
The Hill has a summary:
An official within Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign appeared to have discussions with sources inside the Department of Justice (DOJ) about ongoing open records lawsuits regarding the former secretary of State’s emails, according to an email released on Tuesday.
In an email from May 2015, Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said that “DOJ folks” had “inform[ed]” him about an upcoming status conference in one of the lawsuits regarding Clinton’s private email setup.
The information about an upcoming court event would have been public knowledge and open for all to attend. And it’s unclear whether the people Fallon spoke to at the Justice Department were officials who regularly communicate with the public.
However, the fact that Fallon — a former spokesman with the Department of Justice — remained in contact with anyone from the department is likely to renew allegations that the Obama administration maintained an especially cozy relationship with the former secretary of State’s presidential campaign.
UPDATE – The Hill:
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus accused the Justice Department of giving the Clinton campaign “inside information about an ongoing investigation into her email server,” even though information regarding an upcoming court conference would have been public knowledge.
Still, Priebus said, the revelation shows that “instead of facing consequences for her actions like others have, she’s been protected at every turn by the Obama administration.”
The Fallon email was part of a trove allegedly stolen from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and posted Tuesday on Wikileaks.
UPDATE II – Former US Atty for District of Columbia Joe DiGenova explains the outrageous behavior of FBI Director James Comey with the simple declaration: “Comey is a dirty cop”, and in this interview makes his case to support that. October 13, 2016 interview with Laura Ingraham.