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October 27, 2017

Loretta Lynch Refuses to Answer Congress' Questions About Bill Clinton Tarmac Meeting

Taking the Fifth? I don't know what other possible legal reason she could give for invoking a right to not answer -- there is no executive privilege running to an ex- president.

Former President Obama’s Attorney General Loretta Lynch met behind closed doors with a congressional Russian election meddling probe on Friday.

Republicans were eager to question her about an infamous tarmac meeting with former President Bill Clinton in June 2016, a meeting which has triggered suspicions about the Obama Department of Justice's impartiality toward Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton at the height of the election.

But Mrs. Lynch refused to discuss the meeting before the House Intelligence Committee on Friday, according to Fox News.

Last week, she "took the Fifth," in a way, running from Catherine Herridge's very fair questions on this same subject:



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