The FBI just released a tranche of internal emails between agents and DOJ officials concerning the public fallout over then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s happenstantial meeting on the tarmac with Bill Clinton.
Virtually no one aside from Democrats really believes that all they talked about were ‘grandchildren and travel’.
Why go to all the trouble for both security teams just for a quick meeting unless there was something of substance.
But of course, there must have been because Comey’s announcement that the FBI was not recommending an indictment of Hillary came one week later.
And what these newly released emails reveal isn’t so much what’s said in them, but rather what isn’t said.
Namely, why were agents so enraged that someone had leaked the meeting to the press?
Clearly, it wasn’t for fear of a breach of security.
The bottom line is this was supposed to be a clandestine meeting and someone at the Phoenix Police Department let the squirrel out of the bag.
Here’s more from Townhall…
The FBI released a series of email documents Friday afternoon detailing the Department of Justice response to the fallout of the secret Phoenix tarmac meeting between Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton in June 2016. The dates on the emails range from July 1-3, 2016. On July 5, 2016, FBI Director James Comey announced former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would not face criminal charges for mishandling classified information.
A series of emails show one FBI official, whose name and email are redacted, fuming over leaks to the media about the meeting and what happened on the tarmac. The official received an email from a “layman” alleging a local Phoenix police officer who may have talked to a reporter “sounds like a security threat.” Officials went back and forth about finding out if the officer was SWAT or simply worked the motorcade and that “at a minimum” he should never work another detail again. One asked if local law enforcement assisting the FBI on motorcades should sign non-disclosure agreements in the future. Another official called an Observer article about the meeting, with details about how President Clinton got to Lynch’s private plane, “infuriating.