House Launches Probe Into Comey's Handling Of Clinton Email Investigation

Tyler Durden's picture

Much like Hillary's former IT consultant Paul Combetta who admitted to deleting Hillary's emails despite the existence of a Congressional subpoena, it seems as though James Comey has just had his very own "oh shit" moment.

After months of inexplicable delays, the chairman of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees,  Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), announced moments ago a joint investigation into how the Justice Department handled last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server. 

Among other things, Goodlatte and Gowdy said that the FBI must answer for why it chose to provide public updates in the Clinton investigation but not in the Trump investigation and why the FBI decided to "appropriate full decision making in respect to charging or not charging Secretary Clinton," a power typically left to the DOJ.

"Our justice system is represented by a blind-folded woman holding a set of scales. Those scales do not tip to the right or the left; they do not recognize wealth, power, or social status. The impartiality of our justice system is the bedrock of our republic and our fellow citizens must have confidence in its objectivity, independence, and evenhandedness. The law is the most equalizing force in this country. No entity or individual is exempt from oversight.

 

"Decisions made by the Department of Justice in 2016 have led to a host of outstanding questions that must be answered. These include, but are not limited to:

 

  • FBI's decision to publicly announce the investigation into Secretary Clinton's handling of classified information but not to publicly announce the investigation into campaign associates of then-candidate Donald Trump;
  • FBI's decision to notify Congress by formal letter of the status of the investigation both in October and November of 2016;
  • FBI's decision to appropriate full decision making in respect to charging or not charging Secretary Clinton to the FBI rather than the DOJ;
  • FBI's timeline in respect to charging decisions.

 

'The Committees will review these decisions and others to better understand the reasoning behind how certain conclusions were drawn. Congress has a constitutional duty to preserve the integrity of our justice system by ensuring transparency and accountability of actions taken."

Of course, this comes just one day after Comey revealed his secret Twitter account which led the internet to wildly speculate that he may be running for a political office...which, these days, being under investigation by multiple Congressional committees might just mean he has a good shot.

Finally, we leave you with one artist's depiction of how the Comey 'investigation' of Hillary's email scandal played out...

 

Here is the full letter from Goodlatte and Gowdy:

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GodEmperorNanner's picture

great, fuck that stupid bitch

BaBaBouy's picture

Seth Rich? Wheres that Investigation Gone ???

Creepy_Azz_Crackaah's picture

Yeah, this will accomplish something. The Rs are afraid to repeal the obamacare nightmare let alone get Hillary(!) mad at them. It will soon be dropped with "COMPLETELY INNOCENT" stamped on it.

AlaricBalth's picture

"Our justice system is represented by a blind-folded woman holding a set of scales. Those scales do not tip to the right or the left; they do not recognize wealth, power, or social status. The impartiality of our justice system is the bedrock of our republic..."

Spewed coffee after reading this quote.

Ghost of PartysOver's picture

Oh goody, Trey Gowdy doing another investigation.  Isn't he 0 for many on his investigations.  0 as in zero, nada, nill, squat, zippo.  He is another political empty suit with a bad haircut.

nope-1004's picture

LAMP POST!

Live stream for all to witness.

macholatte's picture

 

It’s nice publicity to hear that the Congress is “investigating”.
It’s NOT nice to know that the DOJ is doing nothing.
Probably 50 top level people at the FBI need to be fired as well as another 50 at DOJ to get the ball rolling toward a Grand Jury.
Until then, it’s all eyewash and BULLSHIT!

 

Chupacabra-322's picture

nvestigations, probes.?

Nothing short of

Arrest.

Indictments.

Enprisonment

Trial.

And,

Execution for Crimes Against Humanity & Crimes Against the American People will suffice.

You would think the Criminal Law Enforcement Agencies would want to get back to good standing with the American People. However, whatever trust, loyalty & respect the American People had for them has been squandered.

And, they only have themselves to blame for not arresting, indicting, enprisoning & Executing Pure Evil War Criminal Treasonous Seditious Psychopath Hillary Clinton and others.

Fuck Them! And, their Crime Syndicate Alphabet Agencies.

And, their

Tyrannical Lawlessness.

NoDebt's picture

How the United States system of Federal government works:

We have three equal branches of government- The Executive, the Legislative and the Judicial.  Here's what they each do:

Executive branch:  Passes and administers laws.

Judicial:  Reviews and makes judgements about the Executive branch's laws and their enforcement.  If they don't like them, they make their own laws.

Legislative:  Investigates and holds hearings on the Exective branch.

 

chumbawamba's picture

Our justice system is represented by a blind-folded woman holding a set of scales. Those scales do not tip to the right or the left; they do not recognize wealth, power, or social status. The impartiality of our justice system is the bedrock of our republic and our fellow citizens must have confidence in its objectivity, independence, and evenhandedness. The law is the most equalizing force in this country. No entity or individual is exempt from oversight.

...moaned the old hollow oak tree.

I am Chumbawamba.

JethroBodien's picture

Everyone knows nothing will come of this.  These people are above the law.

WillyGroper's picture

they're going down & here's the catalyst.

http://stateofthenation2012.com/?p=87000

cuz it ain't just hollyweird pedo's...lionsgate canucks too.

Thought Processor's picture

 

 

Well said.  The Clinton network leads to the real money in this game.  Any real investigation would expose many of the primary players.  It would also expose the network for what it is, that being a mechanism to scam both the American people and the people of the world.

Perhaps a real investigation will now only be done from outside the system (as the U.S. political system seems utterly incapable of investigating or policing itself).  Though in time all information will surface, as good players leak the info of the bad players into the open.  Which of course is why the corrupt players go after the leakers, as it is one key way they can be taken down.  Also remember that they need the good players in any organization to be used as cover (as those not in the know can be used to work on legit projects).  Once the good players catch on to the ruse and corruption it is, beyond a certain tipping point, all over, as the leaked information goes from drop to flood.  There will simply be no way to deny it.

Yog Soggoth's picture

And then you die suddenly in several ways. You are really starting to get this news thing. Hope it ends well for you.

El Oregonian's picture

It all means nothing, until it becomes something...

Implied Violins's picture

"Just Us" will be done, you can BET on it.

jimmy c korn's picture

"The Committees will review these decisions and others to better understand the reasoning behind how certain conclusions were drawn".

Interpretation: No consequences to the criminals, we just want to make sure they don't make the same mistakes again.

"Congress has a constitutional duty to preserve the integrity of our justice system by ensuring transparency and accountability of actions taken."

My response: What planet does that Congress reside, think I'll move there.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

House Launches Probe Into Comey's Handling Of Clinton Email Investigation

My response: All I can say is 'IT IS ABOUT TIME"!!! I was really beginning to think that America was a BANANA REPUBLIC.

Let's see if this investigation gets real traction.

LOCK THEM ALL UP AND THROW AWAY THE KEYS FOREVER!!!!!

detached.amusement's picture

The redundancy redundancy department thanks you and thanks you for your redundant redundancy, every single I mean every single post you make.

 

No shit its your response, that's what your f'n username above your post is for

ChiangMaiXPat's picture

It made me laugh out loud as well...but it also gave me hope and sometimes hope is all you need. It seems the tide may well indeed be turning....

Blue Steel 309's picture

If the DOJ doesn't answer to the Executive or Legislative Branches, who does it answer to?

In other words, why is congress needed to investigate criminal activity?

I can think of an alternative explanation to the above: Congress wants to control this "investigation", because they are afraid of getting hurt in the cross fire.

I am sure the DOJ being a weapon of the Shadow Government, is part of it too.

I am not sure why Trump thinks he can not command the DOJ. I guess he is unaware it is an Executive department and that he is President of the Executive Branch? Maybe he needs to read the Constitution.

Yog Soggoth's picture

Hate to switch subjects. Have you ever read the Currency Carousel by Thomas G. Evans? Politics and currency go hand in hand. Unless Jeff Sessions is really asleep like Rip Van Winkle, he is either compromised, or in a super serious investigation. Everyone knows they, (Clinton Group,) are guilty. Seems like high noon in the middle of the street. Who will show up, and who will get shot down? Buy Yog popcorn treats. The secret is in the batter. 

Mr Hankey's picture

Just state mythical ideals as fact- abra-cadaver!!! 

detached.amusement's picture

I had to chuckle at that, too....a certain metallica album cover comes to mind...

SDShack's picture

Lady Justice holds the scales in one hand, but what is never mentioned is what is held in her other hand... a sword. For too long the just consequences for actions have either not been applied at all, or not applied uniformly as the blindfold dictates. So the Rule of Law that Lady Justice embodies is God Given Law, but humans have replaced God Given Law with Human Law that is neither just nor blind. This occurs because Humans implement their law according to Human Values, not God Values, and Human values are always corrupted by human selfishness and greed that always leads to control. This is why the Rule of Law has died.

asteroids's picture

Hillary for Prison 2017. We can do it, there's still a few months left in the year.

land_of_the_few's picture

Maybe they thought she meant something about well-hung mooses. Which would not be a surprise after everything else that has come out lately. However, they can put their reading glasses on and all will become clear.

Ikiru's picture

You're probably right, but there's a chance this whole thing could go sidewise on Hillary in a hurry, Weinstein-style. If the criminal stench surrounding her gets strong enough, the rats will begin to jump ship. People will stop taking orders and doing her dirty work. She's wounded right now, if there was ever a time to finish her, it would be now. Where the fuck is the big-talking Jeff Sessions? I think they got to him--he even LOOKS scared shitless.

Hapa's picture

too many people associated with Clinton would take a fall - not going to happen.  too many demoncrat's heads would explode if Clinton were taken out.  there are still a lot of Cliton lovers out there who just can't imagine any evil deeds from her.  that is a big wall to scale.

detached.amusement's picture

That's because they all know she's enough of a bitch that if SHE goes down, then she's going to say Well fuck you all I'm going to squawk on ALL of you, then!

pynky01's picture

...It's like when the City of New York.. budgeted 10 million dollars to get rid of 50 million rats in NYC... everyone cried.. "If you think the rats are worried, then, you gotta another think coming."   this is a big nothing burger for the proles... move on... 

Cynicles II's picture

The politicians know pizza can easily be reheated and no one wants that to happen.

geno-econ's picture

Comey's intention may have been to preserve the Institution, but that is not his responsibility and therefore the investigation is welcome.  Similarly if Trump shows signs of incompetence or mental imbalance, he should be impeached.

bh2's picture

I was just trying to remember the last president who wasn't plainly incompetent. I couldn't until I got all the way back to Eisenhower.

geno-econ's picture

Ah yes, Eisenhower was respected, no doubt due to his military experience in a justified war of survival, not like todays military excurtions of folly and profit by MIC which he warned us about.   

jcaz's picture

Thanks for the chuckle-  guess you overlooked Obama's resume:

1)  Community Leader.

2)  Junior Senator.

3)  President of the United States.

So, do you Libtard fags spend your days answering each other's posts on this board?   You flip a coin to see who is the bottom?

Mr Hankey's picture

Who's survival was threatened, Red breed -joo- nigger?

geno-econ's picture

Ah yes, Eisenhower was respected, no doubt due to his military experience in a justified war of survival, not like todays military excurtions of folly and profit by MIC which he warned us about.   

Richard Chesler's picture

 a blind-folded woman with a hand up her ass.


boattrash's picture

See this image of Lady Justice...the cover of Unintended Consequences by John Ross

http://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/photo.goodreads.com/books/1386745615i/78...

Top shelf reading!

Mr Hankey's picture

It was.I read it about 3 years before9-11.Internet was really taking off. Truly prescient. 

Mr Hankey's picture

1000+ page book- read it in one sitting.

jimmy c korn's picture

a blind-folded woman with a hand in their pockets.

charlewar's picture

it's not too late to LOCKHERUP.

DirtySanchez's picture

Give me a fucking break.

Get the US Attorney to convene a grand jury.

Indict the motherfuckers.

Convict them.

Burn them alive!