FBI chief dragged center stage in US election showdown

Hillary Clinton demanded that FBI Director James Comey explain in detail why he had effectively reopened an inquiry declared complete in JulyAmerica’s top cop FBI Director James Comey found himself center stage Saturday as his renewed probe of Hillary Clinton’s emails set a bitter tone for the final ten-day stretch of the campaign. Both Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump piled pressure on Comey to put his cards on the table and end speculation about the investigation before America goes to the polls on November 8. Clinton demanded the FBI director explain in detail why he had effectively reopened an inquiry declared complete in July, branding Comey’s move “deeply troubling” so close to Election Day.

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