The DOJ investigates the FBI and James Comey

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In October, just 10 days before the election, FBI Director, James Comey sent a letter to select Congressional leaders, announcing that the criminal investigation into Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server had been re-opened. That investigation went nowhere.

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But yesterday, Comey himself became the target of another investigation — by the Inspector General of the Justice Department, Michael Horowitz. He said he's responding "to complaints from members of Congress and the public." Did Comey violate Justice Department rules and set a dangerous precedent by going public about Clinton's emails during the heat of last year's campaign? Matthew Miller, former chief spokesperson for the Department of Justice, says the Trump Administration may not pursue the investigation as rigorously..

Credits

Guest:
Matthew Miller - Vianovo - @matthewamiller

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Evan George, Elizabeth Segal