FBI Director James Comey testified before the House Oversight Committee today and admitted that Hillary Clinton had indeed lied about her private e-mail server and handling of classified materials. The thing is, she told some of these lies under oath, which is a felony. Still, Obama’s Justice Department insists Hillary didn’t mean to break the law so they are not pursuing criminal charges.
Fox News reports:
FBI Director James Comey testified Thursday that Hillary Clinton’s claims — some made under oath — about her use of a private email server were “not true,” fueling Republican questions about whether in doing so she committed a felony.
In a wide-ranging appearance before the House oversight committee, Comey also said Clinton’s email practices put America’s secrets at risk and her actions constituted the “definition of carelessness.”
[Comey] acknowledged that lying under oath is a felony, as some Republicans point to statements she made last October before the House Benghazi committee…At that hearing, Clinton had claimed that nothing she sent or received was marked classified.
Now check out Hillary’s lies under oath:
Comey was asked about such claims, which she also made publicly, in a pointed exchange with Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.
“That’s not true. … There was classified material emailed,” Comey said.
On her claim that she used one device, Comey also said, “She used multiple devices.”
And on her claim that she turned over all work-related emails, he said, “No, we found work-related emails, thousands that were not returned.”
Comey tried to defend Clinton’s felonious and treasonous actions by saying she wasn’t “sophisticated enough” to understand that she was mishandling classified materials and lying about it. Really? Ignorance of the law is no excuse, but beyond that, she received training in this area and was well aware of what she was doing.
Understand this: As Secretary of State, Hillary had top-secret security clearance. You don’t get cleared like that without being made aware of how important it is to treat state secrets with care. In fact, Hillary received specific training on the safe handling of classified material and even signed an agreement stating that she understood this.
Earlier in the week, Comey announced that the FBI was not recommending criminal charges in the Clinton investigation. He said that she had broken the law but hadn’t intended to so they gave her a free pass. At the House Oversight Committee hearing, he took this ridiculousness to new heights:
“We have no basis to conclude that [Clinton] lied to the FBI,” said Comey.
Okay, but she lied under oath to Congress. Isn’t that a crime? Isn’t the FBI concerned with criminal activity? He just said that she had lied to the Benghazi committee, but because she didn’t lie to the FBI, it’s all good.
Comey also admitted that Hillary shared top-secret information with people who didn’t have top-secret security clearance. He then said that if she had done all of these things while working for the FBI that she would have faced discipline and been fired. His exact words were, “She could be walked out.”
The bottom line is this: Hillary Clinton sent and received hundreds of e-mails with classified material over an unsecured private e-mail sever. That is a crime under the Espionage Act. She shared top-secret material with people who didn’t have the clearance to view that stuff. That is also a crime. She then lied about this under oath before the US Congress, which is a felony.
Hillary is a criminal, but the fact that she will face absolutely no charges proves that rich connected elitists like her are above the law.
The only good to come out of all of this is that Hillary now has a great new campaign slogan;
Hillary Clinton: Not Sophisticated Enough To Know When She Is Breaking The Law!