Trump tweets criticism of former AG Lynch

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On June 8, Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

While Trump has disputed reports about claims by former FBI director James Comey - who told the Senate last week he believes Trump fired him because he refused to drop the Russian Federation investigation - the president has also tried to shift the focus to Comey's criticism of Lynch.

Trump, in the same tweetstorm, called the media "Fake News" and claimed the media creates "purposely incorrect stories and phony sources to meet their agenda of hate".

Clinton herself has said Comey's conduct contributed to her loss to Trump, and Trump as a candidate inveighed against Clinton's handling of her emails repeatedly.

Comey also conceded that it appeared as if Lynch refused to order a special counsel in the Clinton email probe "after President [Bill] Clinton, former President Clinton met on the plane [at a Phoenix airport] with the attorney general".

But if you're having second thoughts after listening to Comey tell his story, there's a very good chance that your second thoughts are precisely the same as your first thoughts.

Comey may not have always exercised the best judgment, but senators of both parties praised his integrity and patriotism during the course of his public testimony.

"The investigation is the biggest scandal since Watergate and it's everbody's hope that justice at last can be delivered", Trump said back in October. Comey was relieved of his duties by Trump in May after serving as Federal Bureau of Investigation director for three years.

It is conceivable - even likely - that Trump was never part of any conspiracy with Russian Federation to tilt the election in his favor.

A bipartisan call for an investigation into Lynch is steadily growing in Congress.

If Lynch did in fact turn the Justice Department into an "arm" of the Clinton campaign, it raises the inevitable larger and far more troubling question: Did President Obama know this?

If former FBI Director James Comey is to be believed, President Obama's Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, was determined to make that happen.

Trump has an opportunity now to tell the public that he did the wrong thing and that he has learned the hard way that he can't behave as president the way that he did as the head of a private business.

If he doesn't, it's a sign he has no plans to change - that he will use whatever power is at his fingertips to get whatever he wants, regardless of the norms that undergird the rule of law. Have you heard any more about upcoming hearings on this subject? "That concerned me because that language tracked the way the campaign was talking about the FBI's work and that's concerning", Comey testified, saying that Lynch's instruction seemed like political spin.

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