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FBI Comey Was Mildly Nauseous?

Read the Rest of the Story… by Pearl Harvey

HILLARY CLINTON ALMOST GOT AWAY WITH IT BECAUSE OF NATIONAL SECURITY.

No wonder Comey Was Mildly Nauseous….

This documented comment is enough to gag a maggot

Hilary Clinton did not swear an oath to tell the truth before meeting with the FBI for three and a half hours last weekend, and the interview was not recorded, FBI Director James Comey told House lawmakers on Thursday.

FBI DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY,WAS PROHIBITED BY THE DOJ  TO  ELECTRONIC RECORD HIS INVESTIGATION INTERVIEW WITH HILLARY CLINTON BECAUSE IT INVOLVED NATIONAL SECURITY.

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June 3, 2014
For decades, criminal investigators have known that the best way to obtain and preserve reliable information is to electronically record interviews and interrogations.
And yet agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation have continued to rely on handwritten notes taken during interrogations, which they later type onto so-called 302 forms.
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That will finally change. In mid-May, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memo instructing all federal investigative agencies—including the F.B.I., the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Marshals Service, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives—to use electronic recording while interviewing witnesses and suspects,
EXCEPT IN CASES  INVOLVING NATIONAL SECURITY
the new policy goes into effect on July 11th. 
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July 5, 2016
Statement by FBI Director James B. Comey on the Investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s Use of a Personal E-Mail System
FBI DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY,WAS PROHIBITED BY THE DOJ  TO  ELECTRONIC RECORD HIS INVESTIGATION INTERVIEW WITH HILLARY CLINTON BECAUSE IT INVOLVED NATIONAL SECURITY.
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Why did the F.B.I. resist the change for so many years? Bureaucratic inertia, perhaps, or discomfort with making certain techniques transparent?
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May 3, 2017 – Comey said Wednesday that it makes him “mildly nauseous” to think his decision to reopen the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails just days before the election could have impacted voters, but added he would make the same choice again.

“I faced a choice,” Comey said. “And I’ve lived my entire career by the tradition that if you can possibly avoid it, you avoid any action in the run-up to an election that might have an impact, whether it’s a dog-catcher election or president of the United States. But I sat there that morning and could not see a door labeled ‘no action here.'”

In his most detailed explanation and strongest defense of his actions to date, Comey said it was a choice between “really bad and catastrophic” to inform lawmakers about the discovery of additional Clinton emails found on the computer of former Rep. Anthony Weiner, the husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

Comey said he had the choice to either “speak” or “conceal.” He called the decision — which quickly became public — “one of the world’s most painful experiences,” but said making it was the right move.

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FBI Memo

www.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/national/20070402_FBI_Memo.pdf
Apr 2, 2007 – Page 1. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. Frecedauon ROUTINE ‘ Date: 3/23/2006. To: All Field Offices ittm ADIC, sac, and cm:.

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Bill,

online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/DOJDocsPt4-1070319.pdf

Mar 30, 2006 – Details: FBI policy on electronic recording of confessions and witness interviews is contained in a SAC Memorandum 22—99, dated 10 August …

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Why did the F.B.I. resist the change for so many years? Bureaucratic inertia, perhaps, or discomfort with making certain techniques transparent?
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Dated 3/17/06 Office of the General Council Investigative Law Unit
ELECTRON RECORDING OF CONFESSIONS AND WITNESSES
http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/DOJDocsPt4-1070319.pdf
This is a 54 page DOJ document
with a hand written notation “SO WE WANT TO HIDE THE TRUTH? DON’T WANT JURY TO REACH IT’S OWN JUDGMENT?
It is recognized there are many situations in which recording the subjects interview would be prudent…
On a case-by-case opportunity to use this technique where and when it will be used to further the investigation and subsequent prosecution….
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Except in cases  LIKE HILLARY CLINTON’S involving national security
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From the group of 30,000 e-mails returned to the State Department, 110 e-mails in 52 e-mail chains have been determined by the owning agency to contain classified information at the time they were sent or received. Eight of those chains contained information that was Top Secret at the time they were sent;36 chains contained Secret information at the time
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July 5, 2016
Statement by FBI Director James B. Comey on the Investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s Use of a Personal E-Mail System

Remarks prepared for delivery at press briefing.

Good morning. I’m here to give you an update on the FBI’s investigation of Secretary Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail system during her time as Secretary of State.

After a tremendous amount of work over the last year, the FBI is completing its investigation and referring the case to the Department of Justice for a prosecutive decision. What I would like to do today is tell you three things: what we did; what we found; and what we are recommending to the Department of Justice.

This will be an unusual statement in at least a couple ways. First, I am going to include more detail about our process than I ordinarily would, because I think the American people deserve those details in a case of intense public interest. Second, I have not coordinated or reviewed this statement in any way with the Department of Justice or any other part of the government. They do not know what I am about to say.

I want to start by thanking the FBI employees who did remarkable work in this case. Once you have a better sense of how much we have done, you will understand why I am so grateful and proud of their efforts.

So, first, what we have done:

The investigation began as a referral from the Intelligence Community Inspector General in connection with Secretary Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail server during her time as Secretary of State. The referral focused on whether classified information was transmitted on that personal system.

Our investigation looked at whether there is evidence classified information was improperly stored or transmitted on that personal system, in violation of a federal statute making it a felony to mishandle classified information either intentionally or in a grossly negligent way, or a second statute making it a misdemeanor to knowingly remove classified information from appropriate systems or storage facilities.

Piecing all of that back together—to gain as full an understanding as possible of the ways in which personal e-mail was used for government work—has been a painstaking undertaking, requiring thousands of hours of effort.

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Statement by FBI Director James B. Comey on the Investigation of …

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Jul 5, 2016Statement by FBI Director James B. Comey on the Investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s Use of a Personal E-Mail System. Remarks …

In this case, given the importance of the matter, I think unusual transparency is in order.

Opinions are irrelevant,  they were all uninformed by insight into our investigation.