Friday, July 08, 2016

State Department Intends Second Hillary Whitewash

State Department Intends Second Hillary Whitewash

by Stephen Lendman

Hillary is criminally culpable for violating State Department rules and US statute laws, prohibiting documents and other information pertaining to national security and defense from being moved or removed from their “proper place of custody.”

FBI director James Comey obstructed justice, dismissively calling her criminality “extreme carelessness,” making him complicit in serious wrongdoing.

Ordinary Americans are held to one standard, privileged ones another, justice whatever powerful figures want it to be. Rule of law principles don’t matter.

On Thursday, the State Department said it’s reopening its earlier suspended investigation on whether Clinton and her aides mishandled classified information.

Hard evidence proves what Comey ignored. Expect similar State Department whitewash. Investigating one of its own about to be nominated as Democrat party presidential standard bearer is bullet-proof insulation against censure or other type punishment. 

According to department spokesman admiral John Kirby, no deadlines were set for the probe’s completion. Expect nothing until after November elections, perhaps not until well into next year.

Whatever information is released will likely try presenting a picture of much ado about nothing - at a low news consumption time and day. 

In January, the department began reexamining Clinton’s private server use for official government business - explaining 22 “top secret” emails were kept there, without acknowledging she violated US statute laws and agency rules.

Review was suspended in April during Comey “investigation,” rigged at the onset to exonerate her for offenses subjecting ordinary Americans to prosecution, conviction and imprisonment.

Kirby saying Clinton perhaps faces “repercussions” is smoke screen cover for certain letting her off scot-free a second time.

High crimes of state are considered business as usual, even raping and destroying nonbelligerent countries.

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