The Justice Department is investigating whether then-FBI Director James Comey illegally leaked secret information concerning a Russian document to The New York Times and The Washington Post, the Times reported late Thursday.
The new review, which the Times downplayed as a possibly politically motivated probe, reportedly concerned a Russian intelligence document “claiming a tacit understanding between the Clinton campaign and the [Obama] Justice Department over the inquiry into whether she intentionally revealed classified information through her use of a private email server,” as the Post described it in May 2017.
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WNU Editor: Others have gone to jail for doing far less. But here is the bottom line …. a former FBI Director is not going to be indicted.
Justice Dept. Investigating Years-Old Leaks and Appears Focused on Comey — The New York Times
NYT: Justice investigating alleged Comey leak of years-old classified info — The Hill
DOJ investigating leaks on Russian document that influenced how Comey handled Clinton emails — Washington Examiner