The Wall Street Journal: Justice Department watchdog’s Clinton report finds missteps by Comey, no political bias

A report on the FBI’s handling of the 2016 investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server found missteps by then-Director James Comey, but no evidence that the probe’s conclusions were affected by bias or other political considerations.

A long-awaited report on the FBI’s handling of the 2016 investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server found missteps by then-Director James Comey but no evidence that the probe’s conclusions were affected by bias or other political considerations, according to people familiar with the document.

The report from the Justice Department’s inspector general is set to be released at 2 p.m. Eastern time, while President Donald Trump and members of Congress received briefings earlier in the day.

The document, expected to run as long as 500 pages, will provide a detailed examination of actions taken by top leaders of the Justice Department and FBI in the high-profile email probe, according to people familiar with its contents.

An expanded version of this report is available at WSJ.com.

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