No. The FBI acted within its jurisdiction and the FBI director had not only the right but the obligation to disclose the information.

The Clinton campaign said that the FBI should of kept the information secret in order not to affect the election. This logic is one sided since nor releasing the fact that the investigation was being reopened would also have affect the election. So damn if you do damn if you don’t. Clinton has claimed that the action of the FBI are “unprecedented”.  Another false claim since in the 1992 election, a special prosecutor pressed charges against Bush in the Iran-Contra scandal that accused the sitting President of having knowledge of illegal scheme to trade weapons for hostages. Then governor Clinton did not hesitate to pounce on the allegations and claiming “culture of corruption.” This hit the weekend before the election giving President Bush no time to do damage control. The claim was thrown out by a Federal Judge after the election too late for President Bush.

John Podesta from the Clinton campaign said on CNN’s State of the Union that “There is no evidence of wrongdoing, no charge of wrongdoing, no indication that this is even about Hillary,”  but the FBI director Comey told Congress that his investigation was complete and no other emails and all devices were handed over by the Clinton team. So if all devices were destroy why did they find one in Anthony Weiner’s house? Is this a device that was not declared to the FBI or not handed over? Either way the existence of the emails on this device would be grounds for a new investigation and the potential new charges of obstruction of justice.

So Hillary Clinton should stop her whining and accept the FBI investigation. She should have cooperated more back when everyone from the White House, the FBI and the DOJ were covering her.

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