James Comey to testify in front of the Congress over his decision not to pursue charges against Hillary Clinton
It is now being reported that James Comey will testify in front of the Oversight Committee about his decision not to recommend charges for Hillary Clinton even though she was “extremely careless” in protecting State Secrets and even though he admitted there is evidence she broke the law. (From what I understand it is only his job to bring forth the evidence and it is not his job to make a recommendation to pursue charges or not.)
Here is more:
House Republicans called Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey to testify before a congressional panel over his recommendation not to press criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state.
Mr. Comey is expected to face sharp questioning at the hearing on the agency’s decision, which incensed Republicans and spared the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s campaign from what could have been a devastating blow. An FBI spokeswoman confirmed a Thursday appearance.
By this time, after having watched the Republicans in the Congress conduct several investigations, I think we all know what is going to come out of this–nothing. It is just another show but at least James Comey’s failure to exonerate Hillary Clinton (despite her claims to the contrary) it has ensured this will be a political issue for the entirety of the campaign. The best we can hope for at this point is that this scandal will be enough to keep her out of the White House–and I am not sure it is…
malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium