Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid lambasted FBI Director James Comey in a Monday interview with CNN, claiming that Comey “single-handedly” cost Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton the election.
Comey released a letter to congressional leaders less than two weeks before the November 8 election announcing that authorities had discovered additional emails related to the investigation into Clinton’s use of a private server while she was secretary of state. The agency then announced days before the election that the additional emails had not changed its recommendation that Clinton not be charged with criminal wrongdoing.
“Had he not written that letter a week or so before the election, she would’ve won,” Reid said. “We would’ve picked up at least two more Senate seats.” – READ MORE