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Statement from Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Regarding State Department Email Investigation

For Immediate Release
Office of Public Affairs

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch released the following statement today regarding the State Department email investigation:

“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.  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.”

Updated July 6, 2016

Press Release Number: 16-782