Attorney General Jeff Sessions just opened the door for a second Special Counsel to be appointed. That is a big step towards investigating what went on with the Uranium One deal that was brokered during the Obama/Clinton era. That means that some wanted attention will be turned to the other Russian scandal.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her Clinton Foundation seem to be tied into the scandal. After the deal was signed, the foundation received millions in “donations’ from Russians. It is also clear that former FBI Director James Comey and his man Robert “Special Counsel” Mueller will get some scrutiny. Hang on, this could be a bumpy ride.
As Written By Brooke Singman for Fox News:
Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed senior federal prosecutors to evaluate “certain issues” requested by congressional Republicans, involving the sale of Uranium One and alleged unlawful dealings related to the Clinton Foundation, leaving the door open for an appointment of another special counsel.
In a letter first obtained by Fox News, the Justice Department responded to July 27 and September 26 requests from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and other committee members, who called for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the matters in question.
The letter comes on the eve of Sessions’ testimony before the same committee, scheduled for Tuesday.
“The Attorney General has directed senior federal prosecutors to evaluate certain issues raised in your letters,” Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd wrote.
“These senior prosecutors will report directly to the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General [Rod Rosenstein], as appropriate, and will make recommendations as to whether any matters not currently under investigation should be opened, whether any matters currently under investigation require further resources, or whether any matters merit the appointment of a Special Counsel,” Boyd wrote.
The Justice Department does not ordinarily confirm or deny investigations, and Boyd wrote that “this letter should not be construed to do so.”
The Justice Department’s letter specifically said that some of the topics requested by Goodlatte and other committee members were already being investigated by the department’s………
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