Hillary Clinton was expected to win the White House race when then-FBI Director James Comey (r.) ordered another investigation into her email use.
Comey toldABC News' George Stephanopoulos in an interview with 20/20to be aired Sunday evening that his decision to publicly announce the FBI had reopened its investigation into Clinton's emails just days before the election was likely influenced by the fact that he thought she would win.
It's the first sit-down, televised interview Comey has given since he was sacked by President Donald Trump a year ago and the first in a series of interviews he will sit for in the coming weeks.
Donald Trump has yet again branded James Comey a "slime ball" - hours before an interview with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director is broadcast.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump himself had a few unflattering remarks to make about Comey on Twitter.
In fact, Trump has struggled to find lawyers to handle Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and any potential coordination with Trump's campaign, and investigators in NY say they took Cohen's materials in the Monday raid because his communications with clients could be part of the commission of a crime. While Comey does not outline the details of the information - and says he didn't see indications of Lynch inappropriately influencing the investigation - he says it anxious him that the material could be used to attack the integrity of the probe and the FBI's independence. The Comey and McCabe memos are very real. 3. Trump tweets: "It was my great honor to fire him".
Trump references a meeting that Bill Clinton - whom he calls "Wild Bill" - and Lynch had on a Phoenix tarmac in July 2016 that was seen as questionable, as Lynch was leading the investigation into Hillary Clinton. Lynch accepted Comey's recommendation not to charge Clinton. He publicly wondered whether she had been promised a Supreme Court seat or to become attorney general to "lay off Hillary". His &Fa-Ke and ldquo; memos & rdquo; are serving!
Mr Comey, who was appointed by Barack Obama in 2013, has kept quiet about his time under Mr Trump for almost a year, with the interview and book finally breaking his silence. "No golf and grandkids talk (give us all a break)!" tweeted Trump.
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Four-time World Cup champions Italy fell six spots to 20th following a loss to Argentina and a draw with England last month. Nigeria's Group D Russian Federation 2018 opponents Croatia, Iceland and Argentina all dropped in the rankings.
Although not included for now, those counties may be added later, depending on the latest forecast information. The National Weather Service said total ice accumulations of one quarter to one half of an inch are possible.
Ryan said he was "encouraged" when Scalise said Thursday morning that McCarthy ought to be the person to replace the speaker. Our sources say that could pull an already divided conference even further apart.
The two sides will meet again in the FA Cup semi-finals next weekend, and Southampton will do well to raise themselves for cup glory with their place in the Premier League next season looking ever more precarious.
This all started when KGB successor Federal Security Service (FSB) demanded access to Telegram's decryption keys previous year . Third-party VPN/Proxy-might be overloaded, which is likely to result in slow operation during the first hours after the block.
She said, "I love an intense vinyasa class - and even better if it's blasting hip-hop and done in a dark room with candlelight". Lubomirski previously photographed Harry and Meghan a year ago at Frogmore House, Windsor, to mark their engagement.
Eight Cameroonian athletes have absconded from their accommodation at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia . Although the Australian Border Force has been informed, the athletes are not yet in breach of their visa conditions.
For MI Suryakumar Yadav scored the maximum runs - 53 on 32 balls whereas, DD's Jason Roy bagged 91 runs on 53 balls for his team. Strategic timeout! 5:08pm: Mumbai Indians 158/2 after 15 overs Kishan smashes two boundaries to Shami, nine runs off the over.
Hurricane Harvey , which was a Category 4 storm when it hit Texas in late August, directly killed at least 68 people. They will be replaced by Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel, which will be used in the 2023 hurricane season.
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), are the clear frontrunners in this contact. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) announced April 11th that he has decided not to seek reelection.
He said that Russian Federation had continued to produce and stockpile small quantities of Novichoks within the last decade. Yulia Skripal earlier this week was discharged after more than a month of hospital treatment following the attack.
Her brothers Jamie and Gavin Nicolson were killed in a traffic accident on the way to training in 1994, before Skye was born. More demoralising was Manish Kaushik's loss in the 60kg category. "Anyone loses we grieve for them, we're all one team".
Eagles CB Daryl Worley arrested
The charge, injury to the elderly, includes "intentionally and knowingly causing bodily injury to a person 65 years or older". NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reports that Worley, who's in his first season with the Eagles , was arrested at 6 a.m.
Two children hospitalized after house fire in NE OKC
Investigators determined that the fire was accidental and caused by an electrical malfunction at the house's meter base. Both children were said to be in cardiac arrest after being rescued, fire officials said. "It was a hard fire", he said.
Backpage shutdown puts sex workers at risk
In the Arizona plea, Ferrer acknowledged knowing that a great majority of Backpage.com's ads were for sex services. The most serious of the charges carries a maximum sentence of up to 20 years in prison, the official added.
Are You Prepared for Another Ice Storm?
This has the potential to lead to a major ice storm in some areas, with ice accumulations of over 20 millimetres possible. That combined with gusty northeast winds may result in power outages due to fallen tree limbs and power lines.
No new offshore oil and gas exploration
The prime minister made clear that the government would honor existing offshore exploration permits. The industry has said it wants to be consulted before any decision was made.