FBI Director James Comey Under Review by Inspector General

The Justice Department Inspector General is reviewing Comey's actions during the election regarding the Clinton email probe.
2:43 | 01/13/17

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Next tonight to the growing firestorm swirling around FBI director James combing. The Department of Justice will now investigate whether Komi broke policy in going public eleven days before the election. Reigniting that Hillary Clinton email investigation. Only today and say an election eve there was nothing there. Well tonight here new outrage from some lawmakers after a series of meetings today with call me on Capitol Hill here's ABC's senior justice correspondent Pierre Thomas. Tonight 24 hours after the Justice Department reveal an investigation. Into FBI director James Cawley and its decision. Growing anger and involves Hillary Clinton and her emails one of them going public eleven days before the election. Then revealing there was nothing there now new Wenger today many Democrats on Capitol Hill emerging furious after a closed session on Russian hacking with director combing justice week on Capitol Hill Coley was asked if he was investigating any possible contact with the Russians in Trump's team. During the campaign. Public forum we never confirm or deny pending investigation and I are not about safety irony if you're making that statement here I cannot. Avoid now lawmakers have met privately with call me and learned more I can tell us. Director has no credibility. Call me now taking heat from all sides today the conservative wall street journal editorial board calling on him to resign. And if you won't quote. Donald Trump can and should fire him. It even Republicans tonight welcoming the investigation will look into Coleman's decisions to talk publicly about Hillary Clinton in her email. Instead of allowing the investigation to take its course they should get in there they should go figure out what happened and issued you'd toll break Justice Department policy. But publicly commenting on investigations and for doing it so close to an election and tonight Donald Trump weighing in on the new review of Colby's actions what do Hillary Clinton's people complaining about with respect to the FBI. And they campaign in the wrong states but the Clinton team is adamant Komi affected Clinton's chances at the presidency and they believed cook knows that I think he's. Really bothered by the increased number of questions that have been raised about the legitimacy of his own election as for Hillary Clinton she's kept a low profile taking itself is with supporters and appearing only twice in Washington but in a few days to be back in the spotlight. Agreeing to a ten Donald Trump's inauguration. She will be there at the inauguration and Pierre Thomas with a slot at the FBI here you've been on this all week and Hillary Clinton as you point out there has not waited on this. David we've not heard from Hillary Clinton put air campaign is still acknowledging fault won the election. Even as they welcome this new investigation of Komi sections David Peter Thomas would us again tonight here banks.

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