Sessions May Appoint a Special Prosecutor to Investigate Hillary Some More

by Colorado Blue –

Because Hillary Clinton and her emails haven’t been investigated hard enough, and because the GOP really really wants to study Uranium One AGAIN, and because Benghazi! and because the Republicans are miffed because they might have actual criminals in the White House and its Cabinet; and because they totally need a distraction bigly; and because they love wasting taxpayer dollars chasing Hilz around; and Clinton Foundation blah blah and also, Benghazi; plus there was the thing with the basement of the pizza parlor, we may have a second special prosecutor.

I have an idea.  How about we have 150 million special prosecutors investigating the other 150 million Americans; then we can switch.

Anyway, I forgot to add James Comey to that pile of stuff that totes needs investigating:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is entertaining the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate a host of Republican concerns — including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the controversial sale of a uranium company to Russia — and has directed senior federal prosecutors to explore at least some of the matters and report back to him and his top deputy, according to a letter obtained by The Washington Post.

The revelation came in a response by the Justice Department to an inquiry from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), who in July and again in September called for Sessions to appoint a second special counsel to investigate concerns he had related to the 2016 election and its aftermath.

The list of matters he wanted probed was wide ranging but included the FBI’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, various dealings of the Clinton Foundation and several matters connected to the purchase of the Canadian mining company Uranium One by Russia’s nuclear energy agency. Goodlatte took particular aim at former FBI director James B. Comey, asking for the second special counsel to evaluate the leaks he directed about his conversations with President Trump, among other things.…


Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos