Loretta Lynch Closes Clinton Email Case
July 6, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch has closed the Case of the Clinton Email Server as expected, with no charges against anyone whatsover.

“Late this afternoon, I met with FBI director James Comey and career prosecutors and agents who conducted the investigation into Secretary Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email system during her time as Secretary of State,” Lynch said in the statement. “I received and accepted their unanimous recommendation that the thorough, year-long investigation be closed and that no charges be brought against any individuals within the scope of the investigation.”

In other news, it turns out the two emails Director Comey claimed were "marked as classified" were in fact, not classified.

Why are these two emails important? Here's why:

Comey had said in his statement: “Only a very small number of the e-mails containing classified information bore markings indicating the presence of classified information.” The New York Times nailed down that “very small number” to two:

All the more reason for Lynch to close the inquiry. Of course, that won't stop Republicans for milking their outrage for everything it's worth -- their overreach is long and billionaire bucks strike deep.

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