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Comey Responds To The Concern That America Is Rigged [VIDEO]

Steve Guest Media Reporter

Despite Hillary Clinton not facing charges for having classified information on her server, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday that the “system’s not fixed, against black people, for rich people, for powerful people.”

During testimony before the House Oversight Committee, Comey said, “One of the reasons I welcome this opportunity to have this conversation is I was raised by great parents who taught me you can’t care what other people think about you. Actually in my business, I have to and deeply do, that people have confidence that the system’s not fixed, against black people, for rich people, for powerful people.” (RELATED: Comey: ‘It’s Possible’ Hillary Didn’t Understand What Classification Markings Are [VIDEO])

“It’s very, very important that the American people understand that there really are people that you pay for with your tax dollars who don’t give a rip about Democrats or Republicans or this or that, who care about finding out what is true,” Comey said. “And I am lucky to lead an organization that is that way to its core. I get a ten-year term to ensure that stay outside of politics, by in a way it’s easy.” (RELATED: Congress To Ask FBI To Investigate Hillary For Lying Under Oath [VIDEO])

“I lead an organization that is resolutely apolitical. We are tough aggressive people. If we can make a case, we’ll make a case. We do not care what the person’s stripes are or what their bank account looks like,” Comey said. “I worry very much when people doubt that. It’s the reason I did the press conference two days ago.” (RELATED: FBI Recommends ‘NO CHARGES’ For Hillary Clinton [VIDEO])

“I care about the FBI’s reputation. I care about the Justice Department. I care about the whole system deeply. And so I decided I’m going to do something that no director’s ever done before. I’m not going to tell the Attorney General or anybody else what I’m going to say or even that I’m going to say it.”

“They didn’t know, nor did the media know until I walked out what I was going to talk about and then I offered extraordinary transparency which I’m sure confused and bugged a lot of people — it’s essential in this democracy that people see as much as they can so they can make their judgment.”

“Again they may conclude that I’m an idiot, I should reason differently. But what I hope they will not conclude is that I am a dishonest person. I am here trying to do the right thing in the right way and I lead 36,000 people who have that as their spine. That’s what I want them to know. I don’t care that people agree or disagree, that’s what’s wonderful about our democracy. But at its core, you need to know there are good people trying to do the right thing all day long and you pay for them and we’ll never forget that.”

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