Senator Chuck Grassley has asked the Inspector General of the Department of Justice to begin an internal investigation over the Hillary Clinton scandals. The Senator points to the appearance of conflicts of interests at many levels if the Justice Department. His letter (enclosed at bottom of article) spells out the many questionable behaviors that have occurred. He starts with the Bill Clinton-Loretta Lynch airport meeting and covers ALL the issues. Be sure and read his letter to IG Michael E. Horowitz.
As Written By Susan Jones for CNS News:
Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is asking the Justice Department’s inspector general to examine whether “high-ranking” DOJ and FBI officials “compromised the public trust in the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s unauthorized use of a private email server as Secretary of State and potential mishandling of classified material.”
Several of those high-ranking officials had previous ties to the Clintons, he said.
“The public’s lack of confidence in the Justice Department’s ability to handle investigations related to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton impartially ought to be of grave concern for its leadership,” Grassley wrote. “The entire matter is in desperate need of independent, objective, non-partisan oversight. As the Inspector General, that is your statutory duty,” he told DOJ Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz.
Grassley named Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who met privately with former president Bill Clinton at a Phoenix airport in July, just days before the FBI announced it would not recommend the prosecution of Hillary Clinton. Grassley said Lynch’s meeting with Clinton “creates the appearance of a conflict,” given that she was appointed to the role of U.S. Attorney by then-President Bill Clinton and she was a partner at a law firm that represented both Bill and Hillary Clinton in their official government capacities.
Grassley also wants to know about possible conflicts of interest stemming from Peter Kazik’s close ties to Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta. Kadzik, the Justice Department’s liaison to Congress, emailed Podesta in May 2015, giving him a “heads up” that the head of the DOJ Civil Division was about to testify before the House Judicial Committee and was “Likely to get questions on State Department emails.”
In the May 19, 2015 email released Tuesday by WikiLeaks, Kadzik also
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