Enlarge / FBI Director James Comey testifies Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (credit: Jim Watson/Getty Images)
FBI Director James Comey told a Senate panel on Wednesday that it would have been “catastrophic” for the bureau to not have disclosed in October, just 11 days before the presidential election, that the agency was revisiting the Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal.
The Clinton presidential campaign and many Democrats have suggested that Comey’s announcements helped cement rival Donald Trump’s win over Clinton.
Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that such an assertion doesn’t sit well with him.
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