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VERBATIM: Lynch takes a grilling on the Hill

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Why announce ahead of time, I'm gonna follow the recommendations, even though I don't know what they are, and still claim you're the ultimate decider?>> Well, as I indicated, I felt it was important to express my role in the investigation, to clarify my role. Because I was concerned that the conversation I had with the former President would make people think that there could be some
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>> So that was the trigger? Your actions contributed to this belief that the system is rigged.>> And your refusal to answer questions regarding one of the most important investigations of someone who seeks to serve in the highest office in this land is an abdication of your responsibility.
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>> There's blood on the streets of many American cities. And we are beating this email horse to death.>> Every American, including the President of the United States, including a candidate for the highest office in our land, ought to be treated equally under the law. And I think in this case, I think it’s a travesty because I don’t think Hillary Clinton has been treated like any other American would have been treated under the same circumstances.