Inspector General Says He Will Release Report on Hillary Clinton’s Emails on Trump’s Birthday
On Thursday, the Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz said he plans to release a much-anticipated report on Hillary Clinton‘s emails on June 14.
That date just so happens to also be President Donald Trump‘s birthday.
According to The Washington Post, the report will likely provide ammo for Trump.
Horowitz’s report is expected to blast former FBI Director James B. Comey and other top bureau and Justice Department officials for the handling of the case, people familiar with it said. It will almost certainly be used by President Trump to attack current and former law enforcement leaders at whom he has repeatedly taken aim in recent days and months.
Just days ago, Trump took to Twitter to kvetch about the report taking so long. He also suggested that things may be taking longer to make it “weaker.”
“What is taking so long with the Inspector General’s Report on Crooked Hillary and Slippery James Comey,” Trump wrote. “Numerous delays. Hope Report is not being changed and made weaker! There are so many horrible things to tell, the public has the right to know. Transparency.”
What is taking so long with the Inspector General’s Report on Crooked Hillary and Slippery James Comey. Numerous delays. Hope Report is not being changed and made weaker! There are so many horrible things to tell, the public has the right to know. Transparency!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 5, 2018
According to the Inspector General’s letter, despite Trump’s worries, the report will be made public as soon as the “ordinary” processes are complete. He also committed to testifying in front of lawmakers on June 18.
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