After Demand By Trump, Sessions Is Considering Special Counsel To Investigate Hillary Clinton

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly considering investigating Hillary Clinton. The Washington Post reports that it has obtained a letter that shows Sessions directing some senior federal prosecutors to explore Republican concerns around Clinton and the 2016 election. The letter is a response to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R) who wants the government to probe into a variety of issues that included Clinton’s use of a private email server, alleged wrongdoing by her Clinton Foundation and the sale of a uranium company to Russia.

In the communications, Assistant Attorney General Stephen E. Boyd writes that Sessions had “directed senior federal prosecutors to evaluate certain issues raised in your letters,” and that those prosecutors would “report directly to the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General, as appropriate, and will make recommendations as to whether any matters not currently under investigation should be opened, whether any matters currently under investigation require further

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