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IG report: Comey broke Protocol
Comey’s decisions have had a disastrous impact on the 2016 campaign; Catherine Herridge reports from the Ministry of justice.
The former FBI Director, James Comey used a personal E-Mail account “does not lead to classified FBI business,” the justice Department watchdog is revealed in an explosive report about the bureau’s behavior in the Hillary Clinton E-Mail inquiry.
DOJ inspector General Michael Horowitz wrote that he is the quote found Comey, the personal E-Mail address use “is not compatible with the Department’s policy,” which he performed as “the absence of exigent circumstances, and the frequency of the use of personal E-Mail.”
Horowitz also revealed that FBI agent Peter Strzok his personal E-Mail account for government business. Especially Horowitz wrote that Strzok forwarded an E-Mail to his personal account in respect of a proposed search warrant for former Congressman Anthony Weiner ‘ s laptop computer. Horowitz wrote that the E-Mail on Strzok personal account information included”, which seems to have that under seal at the time,” in federal court.
Strzok was removed by Special Counsel Robert Müller Russia-study in the last year, according to Horowitz ‘ office discovered the anti-Trump-text-messages between him and the FBI lawyer, Lisa page.
Horowitz’s revelations, an ironic footnote to the Clinton investigation, which began with the revelation that the 2016 Democratic presidential had been used by candidates are a personal E-Mail address for official correspondence while Secretary of state. On 5. July 2016, Comey announced that no charges filed against Clinton pointed out, however, that Clinton and her aides have been. “extremely careless in their treatment of highly sensitive, top-secret information.”
Comey not to his use of a personal E-Mail account in a New York Times op-ed on the Horowitz report.
“I do not agree with all the inspector general’s conclusions, but I respect the work of his office and salute his professionalism,” he wrote. Later in the piece, Comey, the Clinton investigation, to be referred to as “an extraordinary situation — something I thought as a 500-year flood provides no good choices, and presented some of the toughest decisions I had to make the … But in retrospect, I think we have the most in accordance with the institutional values.”