“Late this afternoon, I met with FBI Director James Comey and career prosecutors and agents who conducted the investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email system during her time as Secretary of State,” Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement.
“I received and accepted their unanimous recommendation that the thorough, year-long investigation be closed and that no charges be brought against any individuals within the scope of the investigation.”
National Updates 9-2-2016 – techdirt – DHS’s New Election Cybersecurity Committee Has No Cybersecurity Experts – from the prepare-to-be-memoed-at,-hackers dept – There’s not much to be said about Georgia’s Brian Kemp and California’s Alex Padilla — in terms of cybersecurity. However, there’s plenty to be said about safeguarding elections. Padilla has been sued twice over alleged election fraud. And Kemp’s office mistakenly released the personal information of six million registered voters. But there’s one thing they can all agree on: there’s nothing to worry about. Fortunately, this lack of technical prowess won’t prevent the working group from achieving the DHS’s goal, which appears to … Continue reading →