Breaking news on the Constitution-loving … Hatch Act-violating … sunshine-patriot … ranking Republican from Utah in the House of Representatives:

sunshinepatriot

Don’t ya just hate folks who look stuff up?

“Here is the statement by a senior Democratic congressional aide (emphasis in original):
Democratic Ranking Members on the relevant committees didn’t receive Comey’s letter until after the Republican Chairmen. In fact, the Democratic Ranking Members didn’t receive it until after the the Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Jason Chaffetz, tweeted it out and made it public.

If true, this implies that FBI Director Comey may have deliberately helped Republicans by giving them a heads-up about his bombshell letter while depriving Democrats in Congress of an equal opportunity to consider its contents and prepare their reaction to it in the media.

This may constitute evidence of intent to influence the presidential election, which would be a violation of the Hatch Act. If Comey had acted evenhandedly, he would have sent the letter to both Republican and Democratic members of Congress at the same time.
James Comey’s reckless and possibly illegal actions as FBI Director in this case need to be investigated. He is the story now — not Hillary Clinton’s emails.”
(my source:Eric Stetson, dailykos.com)

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