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Trey Gowdy Calls Out FBI Director’s Inconsistencies [VIDEO]

Amber Athey White House Correspondent
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Trey Gowdy called out the inconsistencies in FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the US-Russia probe and Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, host of “The Situation Room,” asked Gowdy to respond to a tweet from Rep. Adam Schiff alleging that Comey “concealed [the] Trump invest[igation]” but “spoke about Clinton.”

“He’s suggesting there’s a double standard,” Blitzer said. “Do you agree with him?”

Gowdy seemed to agree that there were inconsistencies involved, but was unconvinced that those inconsistencies favored Trump more than Clinton.

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“He told us at the end of the investigation that he was not going to pursue charges against Secretary Clinton,” the congressman explained. “That’s a little different than having that conversation on the front end of the investigation.”

“Although in this case, he has told us on the front end,” Gowdy said of the US-Russia investigation. “He told us last time we had a public hearing that there was an investigation, either intelligence or quasi-criminal investigation, into matters surrounding Russia’s efforts to interfere with our election.”

“It’s unusual to have that press conference on the front end of an investigation,” he asserted.

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