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FBI Comes Up With Lame Excuse For Document Dump; Toobin Scoffs

Just business as usual. NOT.
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The FBI has released an incredibly lame statement explaining why, on today of all days, they felt compelled to dump a mostly-redacted set of documents concerning a 15-year old investigation into the Clinton Foundation online.

Jeffrey Toobin reacted to the statement with incredulity. "The official statement from me is. give me a break. I have made FOIA requests, and they take years. It is a very difficult process."

"15 years?" Wolf Blitzer asked.

Toobin agreed it can sometimes take that long, but scoffed at the idea this excuse carries any weight at all.

"It can sometimes take 15 years, and the idea that they were obliged to do this on top of Comey's statement about Hillary Clinton last week, just shows at least that they are oblivious and incompetent if not actively partisan in this presidential race."

Actively partisan is the right answer. This excuse of theirs is simply smoke to cover their obvious attempt to influence the election. What's next? Twisting arms at the ballot box?

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