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FBI won’t recommend charges in Clinton email matter


July 5, 2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

WASHINGTON DC, The FBI will not recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state, agency Director James Comey said Tuesday, lifting a major legal threat to her presidential campaign.

Comey said that although the investigation found “extremely careless” behavior by Clinton and her staff in their handling of sensitive information, the FBI had concluded that “no charges are appropriate.” He said the agency believed that “no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.”

The announcement came at today’s 11am press conference and three days after the FBI interviewed Clinton for hours in a final step of its yearlong investigation into the possible mishandling of classified information.

It is however unlikely to wipe away many voters’ concerns about Clinton’s trustworthiness. As well as the appearance that some people seem to operate above the law and by their own rules.