During former FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony, he expounded upon what then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch told him to call the FBI's inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails.
Instead of calling it an investigation, Lynch “directed” Comey to call it a “matter.”
“At one point, the attorney general directed me not to call it an investigation, but to call it a matter, and that confused me and concerned me,” Comey said.
One of the reasons why it concerned Comey was because of the private meeting Lynch had with former President Bill Clinton on an airport tarmac.
According to a source who spoke with New York Observer, the former president allegedly delayed his departure in order to meet her.
“We had been hoping to get him out before she arrived, just to avoid too much traffic. They [their planes] were 75 yards apart. We have a procedure we do to clear [space for] a motorcade. As we were ready to receive her, I saw the other motorcade coming in — we were like, 'great timing,'” the source said.
After the meeting, Lynch announced that she would accept the prosecutors' recommendations for charges in the case. The FBI decided not to charge Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information.
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