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House Dems press FBI on Russia, possible link to Trump camp

6 months 1 week 3 days ago Saturday, January 14 2017 Jan 14, 2017 January 14, 2017 11:35 AM January 14, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

WASHINGTON - House Democrats have confronted FBI Director James Comey over his refusal to say whether the FBI is investigating possible links between President-elect Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.

The Democrats are still seething over Comey's handling of the election-year inquiry of Hillary Clinton.

The strong words came during a closed-door session Friday. Democrats blame Comey in part for Clinton's loss to Trump. In July, Comey announced the findings of the FBI investigation that found Clinton's use of a private email server was "extremely careless" but not criminal. Then, days before the Nov. 8 election, he sent two letters to Congress, one announcing a review of newly found emails and then another saying there was no evidence of wrongdoing.

The Justice Department inspector general is now investigating Comey and the department.

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