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Senate Opens Probe Into Lynch's Efforts to Influence FBI's Clinton Email Investigation

24 June 2017, 01:34 | Ruben Thornton

Ramin Talaie Getty Images Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch

Judiciary committee asks Lynch to disclose Clinton email conversations

A bipartisan group of Senate Judiciary Committee members sent a letter to former Attorney Loretta Lynch Friday seeking to confirm if she attempted to stifle the FBI investigation into the Hillary Clinton email probe. Circa's John Solomon and Sara A. Carter reported: "During the conversation, Comey told lawmakers he confronted Lynch with a highly sensitive piece of evidence, a communication between two political figures that suggested Lynch had agreed to put the kibosh on any prosecution of Clinton".

Notably, the letter does not ask Lynch to comment on Comey's testimony about treating the email investigation as a "matter". A month later, The Washington Post reported similar facts and provided further details about individuals involved in these communications.

"Still, the document, according to The Washington Post, factored into then-FBI Director James Comey's controversial decision to publicly announce the end of the Clinton email investigation - without discussing it in advance with Lynch", CBS News writes.

The findings of the powerful panel, which has oversight of the Justice Department and FBI, could lead to a separate criminal investigation and the naming of another special counsel - exactly what Trump needs to distract attention from his growing legal woes.

The Washington Post story reported the document in question was viewed as "unreliable and possibly a fake" by people within the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Circa's report contrasts with a Washington Post claim that the Federal Bureau of Investigation provided Lynch with a "defensive briefing" on the alleged document in which she was reportedly cooperative.

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Lynch later said that she and the former president had merely engaged in a social visit, talking about grandchildren.

Have you ever had communications with Rep. Wasserman Schultz, her staff, or her associates, about then-Attorney General Lunch's role in the Clinton email investigation? And it's worth noting that the email itself was apparently never found, only an account of the email from supposedly hacked documents.

Additionally, it was the moment when Lynch asked Comey to align his testimony about the investigation with the language being used by the Clinton campaign, i.e. he was told to refer to it as "a matter".

Of course, it wasn't just this email that prompted Comey.

Lynch last June met with the 42 president aboard a private plane on the tarmac of the Phoenix Airport.



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