Obama says he would never order the FBI to drop its two criminal investigations involving Hillary Clinton – and I believe him. He would never directly – either in writing or in a personal meeting – issue such an order. He’s too smart for that. But he’s also smart enough to know that if he says the right things publicly the FBI will get the message – loud and clear.
There are two ongoing investigations involving hundreds of FBI personnel – one for endangering national security by exposing top secret materials to our enemies; the other for public corruption. Everyone who listens to the news has heard Hillary lie and say that the FBI was performing a “security review.” FBI Director Comey has stated unequivocally that the FBI does not do that. They do criminal investigations.
Then this week White House press secretary Josh Earnest admitted that, “The president when discussing this issue in each stage has reiterated his commitment to this principle, that any criminal investigation should be conducted independent of any sort of political interference.”
The RNC immediately commented on this in a press release, since it directly conflicted with Clinton’s claim that the FBI probe was not criminal in nature, but rather was a “security review.”
Every American who knows about the endorsement understands that, whatever the investigations reveal, Hillary will not be indicted unless Obama gives the go ahead. Every lawyer and every politician from both parties that I have heard agrees on this.
This is why Obama held off for months before endorsing Hillary…
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