Bill O’Reilly exploded at FBI Director James Comey, struggling to understand why he appeared to cover up key information in the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails.
“Why didn’t the director of the FBI tell the American people about that email?” the frustrated host asked guest Juan Williams on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” on Tuesday.
Bill O’Reilley goes OFF about corrupt FBI James Comey. https://t.co/HKQFiGQuK5 via @youtube
— Beverly Carr (@carrnut) October 26, 2016
— Deanna Leach (@leach_deanna) October 26, 2016
Hacked emails from the account of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta showed an exchange with Clinton ally Neera Tanden in which they discussed their frustration with the email situation. In another email, long-time Clinton aide and attorney Cheryl Mills warned Podesta “we need to clean this up.”
O’Reilly blasted Comey for not addressing these emails in his report.
“He didn’t mention it in his summation of the case,” he said. “Either Comey didn’t know about it, which is a dereliction of the FBI’s duty, or he knew about it and covered it up.”
Williams suggested Comey viewed the matter politically and not as one of “criminal action.”
“What?” O’Reilly asked, incredulous. “The campaign itself, the Hillary Clinton machine itself, is admitting this is bad and they’ve got to do something and Comey doesn’t think it has anything to do with the investigation?”
“He’s the FBI director!” O’Reilly exclaimed. “No politics! He’s the investigator! He didn’t blanking mention it! That is so damning!”
Viewers were fired up after watching O’Reilly’s finger-pointing attack on the FBI and Clinton.
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Wow! Bill O’Reilly just wrote off Hillary Clinton_FBI & Comey! They all lied either directly or by omission! Obama Lied re:Server_Collusion!
— Just Sayin’ (@1more4_Trump) October 26, 2016
— Manny Montenegrino (@manny_ottawa) October 26, 2016
More emails released proving #hrc lied,Obama knew-FBI Comey possible cover up!Should be impartial. Bill o’reilly was so mad! Vote Trump !
— Bob (@rdil425) October 26, 2016
Most distubing news so far is that FBI ignored information about Podesta emails Obama knowing about Bill O’REILLY got it right tonight
— Deplorable Patriot (@marycre8s) October 26, 2016
Bill O’Reilly is pissed off 2night abt the Clinton machine & the FBI Comey coverup 4 HRC & staff BILL said this is all bS. U right
— # drain the swamp (@angelwing10155) October 26, 2016
Bill O’Reilly unleashes corruption hell to all the corrupt Democrats FBI what has our country came to?? Horrible horrible!! @realDonaldTrump
— Trump2016 (@hiddenspeed42) October 26, 2016
— Rob (Primo) (@primo314) October 26, 2016
— Irredeemable (@GlkEquiped) October 26, 2016
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