An FBI Account Tweeted Out a Link to Old Clinton Investigation File
So the FBI Records Vault Twitter account just went ahead today and tweeted a link to the file on a past investigation of Bill Clinton‘s pardon of Marc Rich:
William J. Clinton Foundation: This initial release consists of material from the FBI's files related to the Will… https://t.co/Y4nz3aRSmG
— FBI Records Vault (@FBIRecordsVault) November 1, 2016
Now, given how the FBI just kind of dramatically shook up the presidential race with that letter about potential new Clinton emails, the timing of this tweet is, um, interesting.
Now, as for what this FBI file on their Clinton Foundation notes contains, it is mostly redacted, with some notes here and there about how the “standard DOJ procedures governing the issuance of pardons were not followed.”
For the record, there was one Trump-related tweet they sent out this past weekend. Just not the Trump you’re thinking of:
Fred C. Trump: Fred C. Trump (1905-1999) was a real estate developer and philanthropist. This release consists of… https://t.co/21KgtPpmzk
— FBI Records Vault (@FBIRecordsVault) October 30, 2016
UPDATE –– 2:12 pm ET: NBC News has a follow-up report on why this was tweeted out:
NBC News: The release of WJC FBI files was sent by the FOIA office under normal guidelines. A proper requested was made -Pete Williams rpts.
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) November 1, 2016
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