Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Monday asked the Justice Department if the FBI had obtained any material from James Comey’s personal devices, following department’s watchdog reported the other day that the former director occasionally used his private email are the reason for work.
“The Justice Department should apply not less than just as much scrutiny to the own former Director while it put on hmo’s Secretary of State,” Grassley wrote inside of a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, speaking about Hillary Clinton. “It is disturbing that FBI employees given the job of investigating Secretary Clinton, like the former Director, have engaged in strikingly similar conduct. Although it is not going to appear as egregious and prolonged, additionally used nongovernment systems for official work.”
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The inspector general released research this morning that indicated that political bias wouldn’t affect decisions inside FBI’s 2016 investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server. The report, however, revealed that Comey conducted government business using personal email accounts and devices, in violation of FBI policy.
Comey said inside the are convinced that his using of personal email was "incidental" and that he always forwarded the repair with a government account so a copy would exist in the FBI system.