VOA: FBI Chief Defends Decision to Clear Clinton in National Security Email Case
WASHINGTON — The chief of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is defending his decision to not pursue a criminal case against Hillary Clinton for her handling of classified national security information while she was secretary of state, even though he said investigators found "great carelessness" in her use of private, unsecured email servers.
FBI Director James Comey told a House of Representatives panel Thursday that after a year-long probe, investigators decided there was no evidence that either Clinton, now the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, or her aides intended to break U.S. laws against the disclosure of classified materials. The investigators found 113 classified documents in the more than 30,000 Clinton emails they reviewed from her 2009-2013 tenure as the country's top diplomat.
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