Former Attorney General, Loretta Lynch was exposed by James Comey during his Senate testimony when he revealed the former AG directed him to call the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server — a “matter.”
Looks like the admission set off alarm bells within the Democrat party, with high ranking Senator Dianne Feinstein calling for an investigation into whether or not Lynch tried to help Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election.
The Hill reports:
Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Sunday that Congress should investigate whether former Attorney General Loretta Lynch pressured former FBI Director James Comey to cover for Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign.
“I think we need to know more about that,” Feinstein told host Brianna Keilar on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
“And there’s only way to know about it, and that’s to have the Judiciary Committee take a look at that,” Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said.
Comey testified last Thursday that he felt “queasy” after Lynch asked him to characterize his probe into Clinton’s emails as a “matter,” rather than an investigation. He told the Senate Intelligence Committee that such a request would match the wording of Clinton’s campaign.
Feinstein, who is a member of the Senate Intelligence panel, said she would’ve also felt queasy.
“I would have a queasy feeling, too, though, to be candid with you,” the longtime Senate Democrat said.
She added that an investigation separate from the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the election is needed.
It’s safe to say that not only did fired FBI Director James Comey have the worst week in Washington, Loretta Lynch as well.
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) June 11, 2017
Video of James Comey telling Senator Burr (R-NC) that Loretta Lynch directed him to refer to Hillary’s criminal investigation as a ‘matter’: