The walls are closing in around Hillary Clinton.
Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, is being prosecuted for lying to Congress, as well he should be. But this precedent has far-reaching implications for others that have also lied to Congress.
Hillary Clinton, for instance. Rising conservative star Jason Chaffetz announced that when he was Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Hillary’s lies were not even reviewed:
Let’s look back at how a very similar case was handled just a few short years ago. After FBI Director James Comey announced there would be no charges against Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or any of her associates for a variety of potential unlawful acts, Comey testified before the House Oversight Committee. I was the Chairman of the committee at the time.
When I asked Comey specifically if he had reviewed Secretary Clinton’s testimony before the Benghazi Select Committee, he confirmed the FBI never reviewed nor considered that testimony. As Chair of Oversight, I along with JudiciaryChairman Bob Goodlatte sent a formal request to the DOJ. We never even got a response. Note the contradiction: Cohen is forced into a plea deal and Clinton’s lies to Congress were not even reviewed.
Could Clinton be prosecuted now under the precedent set by the Michael Cohen prosecution? It’s very possible.
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