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FBI Ends Hillary Email Investigation, Recommends No Charges

FBI director James Comey says that Hillary Clinton and her staff were “extremely careless” in handling sensitive information — including several emails that contained ”top secret” information — but announced during a Tuesday morning press conference that the FBI is not recommending criminal charges. “No reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case,” said Comey.

Whether or not to bring charges is ultimately up to Loretta Lynch, but the attorney general has said that she intends to follow the FBI’s recommendation.

Read Comey’s prepared remarks, in full.

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