FBI investigators wanted Hillary Clinton charged; Comey and Lynch overruled them

FBI investigators wanted Hillary Clinton charged; Comey and Lynch overruled them
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According to a new report by Fox News, the decision at the FBI to not prosecute Hillary Clinton was made at the top levels of the FBI and Department of Justice, overruling the almost unanimous recommendation of the agent’s and attorneys who wanted Hillary Clinton charged.

The source who worked on the investigation and spoke to FoxNews.com on the condition of anonymity, said FBI Director Comey’s announcement that he would not recommend to the Attorney General’s office that Hillary be charged dismayed and disgusted the investigation team of more than 100 FBI agents, analysts, and DOJ attorneys.

“No trial level attorney agreed, no agent working the case agreed, with the decision not to prosecute — it was a top-down decision,” said the source, whose identity and role in the case has been verified by FoxNews.com.

A high-ranking FBI official told Fox News that while it might not have been a unanimous decision, “It was unanimous that we all wanted her [Clinton’s] security clearance yanked.”

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