FBI May "Leak" Clinton Email Probe If DOJ Blocking Continues

Tyler Durden's picture

The feud between the FBI and the Department of Justice over whether or not to proceed with charges against Hillary Clinton in the ongoing email investigation just took an unexpected turn.

Recall that one month ago, we found out that on one hand, the FBI is seemingly hell-bent on chasing down every possible angle involving Hillary's email abuse, when we reported that one hundred forty-seven FBI agents have been deployed to chase down clues and leads and that the FBI has accelerated the investigation because officials want to avoid the possibility of announcing any action too close to the election. A former Clinton staffer is also cooperating with that investigation, and it’s believed Clinton herself will be questioned.

The flipside has been the Department of Justice which has been stonewalling the probe every step of the way. It hasn't been alone in its unwillingness to pursue Hillary: on April 1, the state department announced that it is suspending its probe of "top secret" Clinton emails.

The divergence of these two paths, one which wants to get to the bottom of Hillary's email probe and the other which is dead set on blocking it, has led online betting markets such as PredictIt to put the the odds of federal charges being filed against Hillary at record lows.


Which, paradoxically, could be bad news for Hillary.

On Friday, US Senator Chuck Grassley who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, and who has pushed for additional scrutiny of Clinton’s email use during her tenure as secretary of state, dropped a dramatic "hint" during a breakfast meeting with the Des Moines A.M. Rotary club when he suggested that the FBI "might leak", hypothetically-speaking of course, reports of its investigation into presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state.

In practically laying out the next steps in Hillarygate, Grassley said "an anonymous and unauthorized release of FBI investigative materials could result if officials at the agency believed prosecution of Clinton was stymied for political reasons" according to the Des Moines register.

“Is there going to be political interference? If there’s enough evidence to prosecute, will there be political interference?” Grassley wondered aloud on Friday. "And if there’s political interference, then I assume that somebody in the FBI is going to leak these reports and it’s either going to have an effect politically or it’s going to lead to prosecution if there’s enough evidence."

The senior senator’s musing came in response to a long answer to a very general question from one of the Rotarians about the status on inquiries into the email server and Clinton’s handling of the 2012 terrorist attack on a diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.

Which, of course, would be potentially devastating for Hillary as not only would her misdeed as chronicled by the Feds be fully in the open and ammo for any of her competitors in the presidential race, but would also confirm that the Department of Justice is anything but, and has led to such a dramatic perversion of the law as being forced to leak evidence of criminality in the public arena just so the population can be made aware of Hillary's actions.

As for Grassley's unorthodox "suggestion", when asked by Radio Iowa reporter O. Kay Henderson after the breakfast if he was suggesting the FBI should leak investigative findings, Grassley expounded on his comment.

"I wouldn’t be encouraging it because if it’s a violation of law, I can’t be encouraging a violation of law," he said. "This is kind of my own opinion, this is something I’ve heard."

Yes, Chuck, we get it. And now we wonder how long before a treasure trove of "leaked" FBI documents exposing the full extent of Hillary's action is leaked, although we can't help but wonder that just like the Panama Papers dump, the media will be prepared and will promptly redirect the public's attention to Vladimir Putin once again as the guilty party behind it all.

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nmewn's picture

When Evita Clinton gets in she'll have their heads on pikes ;-)

TeamDepends's picture

Yep, and it will all be "legal"- Loretta Lynchmob say so mm hmm.

nmewn's picture

Its "the law" dammit!...respect it!!!...lmao!

TeamDepends's picture

....they were dark days indeed for caucasions (upper case C banned) after the Whitey Retribution Act was "passed"....

SWRichmond's picture

Indict, or provide irrefutable public evidence that federal LE is political and not about LE at all, and that all you guys care about is your careers.


Normalcy Bias's picture

I wonder what problems will result when a majority of people realize that the US is no longer a nation of laws, and that they're being 'ruled' over by a known criminal dictator?

Lorca's Novena's picture

Well, considering 60 percent of "americans" have maybe a 6th grade education, another 25% are on the dole, that leaves only a handful of us to do anything. Not only will we be fighting the feds, we will be fighting the low IQ idiots that we are trying to help. 

But , as you say we are no longer a nation of laws, that leaves only one thing to do to protect ourselves. And to all you DHS, FBI, etc... ot there.... just make sure your on the right side when the action starts.

RaceToTheBottom's picture

Wait GW Bush built the server and Trump built the room that housed the server wires.....

vollderlerby's picture

Don't forget about Al Gore.  He built the interwebs.

847328_3527's picture

Remember, the last 'survey' showed "the most admired American woman is".......Hillery!


The farce is profound.

glenlloyd's picture

If DOJ does nothing it will get leaked. We might never know where it came from but you can bet the FBI isn't too happy about DOJ sitting on an indictment.

As for the state department dropping their investigation, I could give a rats ass, you people don't have your shit together anyway, seems anyone in the DOS can do what they want. FU

Heavy's picture

Seems like criminal government is problem, law enforcement wants money not justice

Yes We Can. But Lets Not.'s picture

As a U.S. citizen, I encourage Director Comey to leak, put it all out there, as the goon-ridden Obama administration is obviously corrupt and thus cannot in any case be trusted.  If leaking is breaking the law, it is done in support of the rule of law.

Let 'er fly, Director.  For the good of America, for our futures.  Please.

Miles Ahead's picture

Those FBI guys better be careful and heed the lesson dealt to FBI Deputy Dir. John O'Neill when he decided to break ranks and go after an international criminal. 

Got hired as head of WTC Security... on 9/10.  Just sayin'...

odatruf's picture

Not. Going. To. Happen.

Get back to watching whatever house flip show is on HGTV, damn you.

Took Red Pill's picture

Top economist & UN advisor says "Clinton is a danger to world peace"






Lurk Skywatcher's picture

Meh, the "leak" will probably only finger undesirable BRICS politicians and personal friends of Putin.

JamesBond's picture

Raises all around.  Problem solved.



LieEnforcementOfficer's picture

It wont be leaked and she wont be indicted, this information is worth FAR more as blackmail once shes elected. If not elected then indicted. The FBI was started by Hoover, remember??

John Kich's picture

This is Donald Trump's most shocking statement yet,

However the mainstream media isn't saying a word about it!

What are they really trying to cover up?!...


GRDguy's picture

Betcha there's some at the FBI still pissed off about their pre-9/11 information being blocked and/or withheld.

DanDaley's picture

If you're not a hypocrite, you can't be a progressive, period.

LieEnforcementOfficer's picture

ANYTHING from SITE Intelligence group is propaganda commissioned by US Gov as was legaized in the 2013 NDAA which repealed Smith-Mundt act of 1948 which had outlawed direct propagandization of the American public. Look it up yourself if you dont believe me.

nancysjet's picture

All of muttbamas crew have off the record servers ,thats why the doj is in a pickle 

nancysjet's picture

All of muttbamas crew have off the record servers ,thats why the doj is in a pickle 

nancysjet's picture

All of muttbamas crew have off the record servers ,thats why the doj is in a pickle 

nancysjet's picture

All of muttbamas crew have off the record servers ,thats why the doj is in a pickle 

nancysjet's picture

All of muttbamas crew have off the record servers ,thats why the doj is in a pickle 

detached.amusement's picture

so what do you do with all the extra trinkets that show up at your house every time you order online?

ack's picture


Kobe Beef's picture

Joe McCarthy was right.

Clashfan's picture

glen--you can bet the FBI isn't too happy about DOJ sitting on an indictment.


--BS, FBI's job has always been to cover up the crimes of the elite, period.

Which way to the beach's picture

"Remember, the last 'survey' showed "the most admired American woman is".......Hillery!"

I wonder where Caitlyn Jenner placed? I guess the great unwashed prefer psychopaths to freaks.


ClydeCrashcup's picture


Don't forget about Al Gore.  He built the interwebs.

And it's safe in its own lock-box, too.

vollderlerby's picture

Very nice two-paragraph explanation for why everything is the way it is.

Our educational crisis started in the 1980s and amazingly, one generation later, we're living Idiocracy.

Hildabeast will take the White House, not the big house.

Never One Roach's picture

As long as Hillery is not a climate change denier or soccer offical, she's pretty safe from Low Retta.

vollderlerby's picture

And as long as she doesn't buy any VW Diesel

will ling's picture
will ling (not verified) Lorca's Novena Apr 23, 2016 10:02 AM

we shouldn't rely on the military to protect us when TSHTF. need to find out right now where the heavy mortars, heavy machine guns, tac nukes (cause they'll use them against us), etc are. then, lots need to resolve to throw (sacrifice) bodies at the tyranny until the tide is turned.

if this country turns into a lawless state by the obama/media cabal there'll be no other choice but succumb or fight (Civil War grade).

SWRichmond's picture

I will tell you flat out that NONE of these sociopaths anywhere near the top are willing themselves to fight anyone for anything. NYC proved that the cops will go into self-preservation mode at the first sign of actual trouble. The resistance is so dispersed that there will be no nuking, etc. No US military personnel would deploy a nuke domestically. I frankly doubt the politicians would even be willing to deploy troops to suppress domestic violence, as IMO there is a high probability that such an act would result in an outcome quite different than they had hoped. WE control the terrain, WE occupy it, not the politicians.

Who will risk their lives fighting for the politicians?  Can anyone think of anyone who would?

Dolar in a vortex's picture

Yeah, the entire flag rank of officers who remain in Obama's military.

They risk nothing except the lives of those they order to attack.

froze25's picture

Robots will fight, I'm not kidding they are working real hard on robotic tech just for exactly what you describe. 

overmedicatedundersexed's picture
If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's. John F. Kennedy
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn114932.html
overmedicatedundersexed's picture

knowing what J Kennedy knew..why do you think no" isis terrorist" ever attack the likes of congressmen or senators or international banksters?? much less presidents..yet they give their lives willingly to kill kids on public buses or on paris streets???

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Normalcy,

Isn't it amazing! We're literally witnessing the Criminal Pure Evil Satanic System Crumble into itself.very interesting times indeed.

Normalcy Bias's picture

Yes, we are living the Chinese curse.

lunaticfringe's picture

What problems? A "majority" of dipshits are going to vote for her- just like they did for the outgoing asswipe.

Read this shit. http://therightscoop.com/virginia-gov-uses-executive-order-to-give-over-...

Normalcy Bias's picture

That's why they're FLOODING the country with GIMMEDATS.

They don't give a flying fuck about ANYTHING, until it effects them. They're too ignorant to realize that they're accelerating the Free Shit Express to the end of the tracks.