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Politics Clinton: 'Dumbfounded' When Comey Reopened Email Probe

16:05  13 september  2017
16:05  13 september  2017 Source:   nbcnews.com

Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump

  Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump Excerpts released from Hillary Clinton's upcoming book What Happened, looking at her failed 2016 presidential campaign, shows that the former secretary of State blames her defeat at least partly on her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. In passages shared on social media, Clinton said that because she and Sanders agreed on most policy issues, the Vermont senator resorted to "innuendo and impugning my character." "His attacks caused lasting damage, making it harder to unify progressives in the general election and paving the way for Trump's 'Crooked Hillary' campaign," wrote Clinton.

Hillary Clinton : I Was ‘ Dumbfounded ’ When Comey Reopened Email Probe . Hillary Clinton was stunned when then-FBI Director James Comey reopened the agency's investigation into her private email server just days before the 2016 election

Clinton said she was stunned when then-FBI Director James Comey reopened the agency's investigation into her private email server just days before the 2016 election. Hillary Clinton : 'I was dumbfounded ' by James Comey letter on Oct. 28.

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Hillary Clinton was stunned when then-FBI Director James Comey reopened the agency's investigation into her private email server just days before the 2016 election, she told TODAY on Wednesday in her first live interview since the race.

Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump

  Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump Excerpts released from Hillary Clinton's upcoming book What Happened, looking at her failed 2016 presidential campaign, shows that the former secretary of State blames her defeat at least partly on her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. In passages shared on social media, Clinton said that because she and Sanders agreed on most policy issues, the Vermont senator resorted to "innuendo and impugning my character." "His attacks caused lasting damage, making it harder to unify progressives in the general election and paving the way for Trump's 'Crooked Hillary' campaign," wrote Clinton.

Comey Reopened Email Probe NBCNews.com Hillary Clinton was stunned when then-FBI Director James Comey reopened the agency's investigation into her private email server just days before the 2016 election, she Share: Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit Pinterest Tumblr WhatsApp Email Link.

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"I thought what is he doing … the investigation is closed," Clinton said about Comey's Oct. 28 letter that reintroduced his agency's probe of her emails.

"I was just dumbfounded," she added. "It became clear this was not necessary, he could have called me up."

"I feel very strongly that he went way beyond his role," Clinton said.

Comey's decision to reopen the probe has been credited as one of many factors that contributed to Donald Trump's surprise win in November.

Clinton's interview came a day after the official release of her book, "What Happened," in which she offers her understanding of her loss in last year's election, discussing at times some of her "own shortcomings and the mistakes we made."

"I take responsibility for all of them," she wrote in the memoir. "In my more introspective moments, I do recognize that my campaign in 2016 lacked the sense of urgency and passion that I remember from (Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign)."

Hillary Clinton to sit down with CBS's Jane Pauley on Sunday

  Hillary Clinton to sit down with CBS's Jane Pauley on Sunday Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will sit down with "CBS Sunday Morning" anchor Jane Pauley Sunday for her first television interview to talk about her election defeat and new book set for release on Sept. 12.

James Comey reopened the Hillary Clinton email probe because he though she would beat Trump | Daily Mail Online. Comey Says He Reopened Email Probe So Hillary Wouldn't Be an 'Illegitimate' President When She Won - Breaking News Alerts.

E - mail *. In a pre-recorded interview set to air on Sunday night on ABC News, former FBI Director James Comey revealed that he announced that he was reopening the investigation into Hillary Clinton 's use of a private email server in October 2017 because he assumed she would win the

But the former secretary of state also used the book to settle scores with those whom she says kept her from the White House, including Comey, Bernie Sanders, Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, Russian meddling, and the media.

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Meanwhile, the White house weighed in Tuesday on Clinton's book, with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calling Trump's 2016 rival "sad."

"Whether or not he's going to read Hillary Clinton's book, I am not sure. But I would think that he's pretty well-versed on what happened," Sanders said.

"I think it's sad that after Hillary Clinton ran one of the most negative campaigns in history and lost, and the last chapter of her public life is going to be now defined by propping up book sales with false and reckless attacks," she added. "And I think that that's a sad way for her to continue this work."

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