Donald Trump suggests FBI director is guilty of Hillary Clinton cover-up

Donald Trump takes aim at James Comey, FBI director
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In his Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech, Donald Trump said that Hillary Clinton had "illegally" stored her emails on a private server and deleted "33,000 of them so the authorities can’t see her crime," and faced "no consequences." That's standard fare for his Republican National Convention. But then he took aim at FBI Director James Comey:

When the FBI director says that the secretary of state was 'extremely careless' and 'negligent,' in handling our classified secrets, I also know that these terms are minor compared to what she actually did. They were just used to save her from facing justice for her terrible crimes. In fact, her single greatest accomplishment may be committing such an egregious crime and getting away with it — especially when others have paid so dearly. [Donald Trump]

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