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Rubio: AG Lynch's meeting with Bill Clinton 'raises all sorts of red flags'

Sen. Marco Rubio said Attorney General Loretta Lynch's meeting with Bill Clinton "raises all sorts of red flags," joining criticism by Donald Trump and others

"The notion that the prosecutor, the person who runs the Justice Department, would spend 30 minutes in a private conversation with the spouse of someone her Department is investigating raises all sorts of red flags and even Democrats have admitted it,” Rubio said in a radio interview. “Obviously, they’re not going to say terrible things about her, but even they’ve admitted that it looks bad.

"But I’ll just say it’s a real lack of judgement on both parts. A sitting attorney general, former U.S. President, who by the way is an attorney himself, they knew, or should have known that it looked terrible and it shouldn’t have happened. I think it testifies to something broader, which is total arrogance that they can do whatever they want, that the rules don’t apply to them. This has been par for the course for the Clinton’s for thirty years and whether it’s the email usage or Bill Clinton’s time in the White House, or that meeting in the airport the other day."

[Last modified: Friday, July 1, 2016 2:32pm]


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