Many politicians, journalists, lawyers, and pundits are just outraged that FBI director James Comey has re-opened the Clinton investigation, based on new e-mails found on disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner’s computer. He is trying to influence the election! He is just playing politics! He already made his decision not to prosecute so he shouldn’t change his mind!
But defense attorney Page Pate points out that no one should blame Comey. He didn’t cover up the e-mails that have now turned up. Clinton staffers, including Huma Abedin, whose correspondence was discovered on her husband’s computer, were asked if they had copies of other e-mails sent from Mrs. Clinton’s illegal server, but they denied it.
Read Pate’s defense of Comey after the jump.