Andrea Mitchell Calls FBI Probe Into Clinton ‘the Worst Possible Situation’ For The Country
CHUCK TODD: Andrea, let me start with you, because it’s so unprecedented. You and I have covered this town a long time, but to see James Comey now come under fire. First, it was Republicans, now it’s Democrats, and now the FBI’s reputation is at stake.
ANDREA MITCHELL: It is, and this is just the worst possible situation for the FBI, for the country, for Hillary Clinton, certainly. For Hillary Clinton to go nuclear on Comey yesterday was a deliberate decision. They’re trying to rally the base, and she did this in Daytona. She did this going then to a historically African-American college and had a huge rally there on the football field. She’s really now taking this to Comey, and they made a deliberate decision to do this. If she is elected, she has to live with James Comey, who has a ten-year term.
That is a very hostile situation and a dangerous situation. Let me just also point out John Kerry, the secretary of state of course in Ireland today, said he has not been notified nor has the State Department. In other words, Comey did not know what these emails were, whether they were all work-related, and that is the question that is raising so many concerns. – READ MORE