Transcript for Report criticizes Comey
Good Friday morning on Victor rook and don't pretend this Gibson and I'm Diana say we begin with former FBI director James Cawley responding to a bombshell report that slammed him for insubordination. And judgment errors combing says nothing in the report makes him think he was wrong by wrapping up the investigation. Into Hillary Clinton's emails ahead of the 2016. Presidential election. ABC's Jimmy Norman has the latest now from Washington mourning today. Hey guys good morning and that report criticizes two major decisions Cole we made regarding that Hillary Clinton email investigation including his October surprise. That even Clinton herself believes cost her the election. The former FBI director coming under fire again. James Colby facing backlash from the blistering report by the Justice Department's inspector general. The 500 page report calls out combing first for his July 26 news conference criticizing Hillary Clinton but clearing her of any charges. There is evidence that they were extremely careless. In their handling a very sensitive highly classified information. The report called the move extraordinary. And in subordinate saying it violated longstanding department practice and protocol. It also criticizes Burmese October surprise announcing the Clinton probe was reopened just eleven days before the election only to later announced no new findings. Always thought it would be close. I didn't expect to be totally ambushed at the end the report found there was no evidence the decision to clear Clinton was influenced by political bias. But the inspector general finding Colby made a serious error of judgment saying he was wrong to go public while staying silent on the Russian investigation into Donald Trump. The president and some Republicans maintain the actions by Karmi and FBI agents during the Clinton probe showed bias against the president which they say. Has also infected the special counsel's probe. Anyone who was hoping to use this report to undermine the Moeller pro or prove the existence of a deep state conspiracy against president trump. Will be sorely disappointed. And that report revealing call only used a personal email account to conduct unclassified FBI business. Clinton responding with three words on Twitter writing but my emails. And responding to the report president Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says Robert Mueller should suspend his investigation as soon as today. Victor and Diane bastion in Norman for us live in Washington thanks next.
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