Hillary Clinton has gotten a second all-clear from US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over her email probe by the agency.
not make any changes to its July decision, that Clinton should not face
criminal charges after a review of new emails, Director, James Comey, told lawmakers on Sunday.
“I write to supplement my October 28,
2016 letter that notified you the FBI would be taking additional
investigative steps with respect to former Secretary of State Clinton’s
use of a personal email server.“Since my letter, the FBI investigative
team has been working around the clock to process and review a large
volume of emails from a device obtained in connection with an unrelated
criminal investigation.“During that process, we reviewed all of
the communications that were to or from Hillary Clinton while she was
Secretary of State.“Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton.’“I am very grateful to the professionals
at the FBI for doing an extraordinary amount of high-quality work in a
short period of time,” Comey said in a letter to the Congress personally
signed by him.
“We have seen Director Comey’s latest letter to the Hill.“We are glad to see that he has found,
as we were confident that he would, that he has confirmed the conclusion
that he reached in July, and we’re glad that this matter is resolved.”
recalls that Comey had on Oct. 27, 11 days from the election, informed
Congress that the FBI had discovered emails in its separate
investigation of Anthony Weiner.
emails could be connected to its investigation of whether Clinton
mishandled classified information by using a private email server.
still took to the stage in Minneapolis for a rally minutes after the
news broke, and appeared to address the crowd without knowing Clinton
had been cleared again.
email probe to score campaign points, which also affected Clinton’s
polls rating, tightening her two-point lead over Trump to neck-and-neck.