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FBI director says Clinton did not lie, break law in email handling
July 7, 2016 / 2:42 PM / in a year

FBI director says Clinton did not lie, break law in email handling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers on Thursday that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did not lie to the FBI about her handling of emails as secretary of state and did not break the law.

FBI Director James Comey testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the "Oversight of the State Department" in Washington U.S. July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Comey told a Republican-led oversight panel in the U.S. House of Representatives that no reasonable prosecutor would charge Clinton with a crime over her use of private email servers while she was secretary of state, some of which were used to transmit classified information.

Reporting by Julia Edwards; Writing by David Alexander; Editing by Eric Walsh

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