Friday, July 1, 2016

Loretta Lynch Regrets Private Meeting with Bill Clinton (VIDEO)

It's almost unbelievable that this went down, but then, it's the Clintons and the Democrats we're talking about.

It's going to be a huge campaign issue, especially if Trump plays it right.

At FrontPage Magazine, "Hillary Fix is In? Atty Gen Lynch Meets w/Bill Clinton, Will Back FBI Recommendation." (Via Memeorandum.)

Also at Hot Air, "Loretta Lynch: Come to think of it, my meeting with Bill Clinton has cast a shadow over the e-mail investigation."

Still more, at the New York Observer, "EXCLUSIVE: Security Source Details Bill Clinton Maneuver to Meet Loretta Lynch":

An exclusive interview with a security source who was present at the unplanned meeting Monday night on a Phoenix tarmac between former President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Lorretta Lynch has shed additional light on an unusual summit that is embroiling the AG in charges of favoritism. As attorney general, Lynch heads the Department of Justice just as it is deciding whether to proceed with charges against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server during her tenure as President Obama’s secretary of state.

The source has decades of experience providing security to government officials. The source spoke to the Observer for 20 minutes and answered follow-up questions via text message on the condition that no further details be revealed, including even gender, given the possibility of losing his or her job as an active overseer of security arrangements. This person was on-hand for the entirety of the meeting and some of its aftermath.

According to this source, whose credentials were checked and confirmed by the Observer with sources inside both the FBI and the United States Secret Service, the attorney general was caught completely off guard by the meeting and the source dismisses suggestions that have been raised alleging that she waited there to see Bill Clinton or accommodated his request to see him. In fact, it seems from this source that it was Bill Clinton who was maneuvering for face time with the attorney general, because his plane had been scheduled to leave before hers arrived.

“Fair is fair. I’m a conservative-leaning [person] [gender-identifying word redacted]. I don’t support anything this administration does. I don’t know much about the attorney general’s past, except she has a good reputation. But I really don’t like this executive’s office, so that said, politically, that’s where I’m at. But I just happened to be in a position to know firsthand what went down that day.”
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Hat Tip: Austin Bay at Instapundit.