FBI Re-Opens Investigation Into Hillary Clinton’s Emails
– Daily Caller
“A major development just 11 days before the presidential election, the FBI is re-opening its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails.
“In connection with an unrelated case, the FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation,” FBI director James Comey wrote in an letter to members of Congress released Friday. “I am writing to inform you that the investigative team briefed me on this yesterday, and I agreed that the FBI should take appropriate investigative steps designed to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to assess their importance to our investigation.”
“Although the FBI cannot yet assess whether or not this material may be significant, and I cannot predict how long it will take us to complete this additional work, I believe it is important to update your committees about our efforts in light of my previous testimony,” Comey wrote.
Clinton was on an airplane when the news first broke. She didn’t comment when she disembarked in Iowa.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta, expressed his outrage at the announcement on Friday: “It is extraordinary that we would see something like this just 11 days out from a presidential election.”
“The Director owes it to the American people to immediately provide the full details of what he is now examining,” Podesta said.
Reacting to the news, House Speaker Paul Ryan wrote: “I renew my call for the Director of National Intelligence to suspend all classified briefings for Secretary Clinton until this matter is fully resolved.”
….Continue reading @ Daily Caller
Bernstein: FBI Would Not Reopen Case Unless New Evidence Was “A Real Bombshell”
– Real Clear Politics
“Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein comments on the FBI’s shocking Friday afternoon announcement that they are reopening the investigation into Hilary Clinton’s email server because new evidence has come to light.
We don’t know what this means yet except that it’s a real bombshell. And it is unthinkable that the Director of the FBI would take this action lightly, that he would put this letter forth to the Congress of the United States saying there is more information out there about classified e-mails and call it to the attention of congress unless it was something requiring serious investigation. So that’s where we are…
But this is her achilles heel and we have to remember that it also comes on the — back to the word heel — of the revelations about the Clinton Foundation. So the confluence of all of this is bad for her as it stands now but with some knowledge she might be able to stop, turn things around, and give us some idea of what’s going on in a way we might not otherwise know, and also it’s very possible that some members of congress very quickly are going to get an idea of what these e-mails are, and what this is all about, and for whatever purpose put some information out there.”
….Continue reading @ Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton Avoids Reporters’ Questions on the FBI Reopening Investigation
“Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton ignored shouted questions by her traveling press pool on the tarmac in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, about the FBI announcing Friday it was re-opening its investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server after previously undisclosed Clinton emails were discovered. Clinton gave the press a smile and a wave as she walked down the stairs from her campaign plane Hill Force One and entered her waiting Secret Service vehicle without saying anything. The press was kept waiting on the tarmac as Clinton reportedly met with advisers on the plane for thirty minutes.
UPDATE: The AP reported Clinton spent part of her time on the plane posing for photographs:
“Clinton spent about 25 minutes on the plane after it landed before she emerged. Following Clinton off the plane was famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. She was shooting photos of the candidate for at least part of the time reporters were waiting for the candidate.”
….Continue reading @theGatewaypundit.com
Hillary Clinton Laughs when Jake Tapper asks about her illegal Email Server and keeps lauging
– Youtube | CNN
– You have to wonder if Hillary Clinton is laughing tonight. /CJ
Pence calls on FBI to release new emails in Clinton investigation
– Washington Examiner
“Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Friday called on the FBI to release new emails that forced it to reopen its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private emails.
Pence made the call during a campaign event in Bensalem, Pa., and speculated that Clinton “may have been a whole lot more than extremely careless” in her handling of classified information.
“The big breaking news today — you may not have heard about it standing in line folks — is that now we just learned that Hillary Clinton may have been a whole lot more than extremely careless when it came to handling classified information,” Pence said. “The director of the FBI, James Comey, this afternoon, just sent a letter to the Congress reopening the investigation against Hillary Clinton and her private email server.”
The crowd responded by cheering and chanting “lock her up,” as has become commonplace at Donald Trump rallies since the Republican National Convention.
Feinstein Finally Wakes up to Clinton Illegal Email Server Scandal
“Without knowing how many emails are involved, who wrote them, when they were written or their subject matter, it’s impossible to make any informed judgment on this development,” Feinstein said. “However, one thing is clear: Director Comey’s announcement played right into the political campaign of Donald Trump, who is already using the letter for political purposes. And all of this just 11 days before the election.”
“It’s too bad Director Comey didn’t take those gaping holes into consideration when he decided to send this letter,” Feinstein added. “The FBI has a history of extreme caution near Election Day so as not to influence the results. Today’s break from that tradition is appalling.”
….Continue reading @ Huffington Post