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Want to Know Why Majority of Americans Hate Hillary? Watch this Clip

July 6, 2016 Leave a comment

The FBI director James Comey scrapped so many of the talking points that Hillary Clinton has used over and over again throughout her email scandal, including that she never emailed classified material; that information in the emails was classified retroactively; that none of the emails were marked as containing classified information; that there were definitively no security breaches; that she turned over all work-related emails to the State Department; that the set-up was driven by convenience; and that the government was merely conducting “a security review.”

While Clinton ducked a legal bullet that could have been catastrophic to her candidacy, yesterday was neither vindication nor exoneration, and it certainly will not put the matter to restInstead, Comey’s declaration that she was “extremely careless” in handling classified material and should have known better will trail her through November. Though the FBI director said “no reasonable prosecutor” would bring a criminal case against Clinton, his nearly 15-minute speech was synonymous to a political indictment. [DID]

FBI Director: Number of Americans Traveling to Fight in Syria Increasing

May 3, 2014 Leave a comment

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FBI Director James B. Comey said Friday that the problem of Americans traveling to Syria to fight in the civil war there has worsened in recent months and remains a major concern to U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials.

In a wide-ranging interview with reporters at FBI headquarters, Comey said the FBI is worried that the Americans who have joined extremist groups allied with al-Qaeda in Syria will return to the United States to carry out terrorist attacks. Read more…