The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) through its Director James Comey on Sunday said that the agency hasn’t changed its opinion that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges after a review of new ‘650,000’ emails.
“Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July,” Comey wrote in the new letter to congressional committee chairmen.
While the FBI cleared Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, the Reuplican candidate for the November 8 US election expressed dissatisfaction, stating that it was impossible for the FBI to review ‘650,000’ emails in eight days.
According to Trump, “You can’t review 650,000 new emails in eight days. You can’t do it, folks,” Trump said, adding, “Hillary Clinton is guilty. She knows it, the FBI knows it, the people know it, and now it’s up to the American people to deliver justice at the ballot box on November 8.”
Hillary’s email saga ensued shortly before was sworn in as secretary of state in 2009. She set up an email server at her home in Chappaqua, New York. She then relied on this server, home to the email address email@example.com, for all her electronic correspondence – both work-related and personal – during her four years in office.
She also reportedly set up email addresses on the server for her long-time aide, Huma Abedin, and State Department Chief of Staff Cheryl Mills. She did not use, or even activate, a state.gov email account, which would have been hosted on servers owned and managed by the US government.
Mrs Clinton’s email system became a national story the first week of March 2015, when the New York Times ran a front-page article on the subject. The article said that the system “may have violated federal requirements” and was “alarming” to current and former government archive officials.
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